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Living creatures are fragile, and horses are no exception. Illnesses, injuries and accidents sometimes cause us to lose our cherished campaigners well before their time. In the case of fire, the Grim Reaper often takes multiple head of horses from us in one fell swoop.

To the NYS Senate Committees on Racing & Wagering and Judiciary - Testimony from Joe Faraldo regarding proposed constitutional amendment for full Casino Gaming in New York State. This is a must read for all administrators, all trainers, drivers, owners, breeders, punters and supporters in the Harness Racing Industry. This is about long term survival for our Industry and not short term gains!

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced the Department of Agriculture has lifted quarantines at Overbrook and Tourelay Farms in Colts Neck, which have restricted horse movement in and out of the two Monmouth County farms since April 14th due to an Equine Herpes outbreak.

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a second Colts Neck horse farm as part of its investigation into an outbreak of the neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus, Type One (EHV-1) that has led to the death of one horse and sickened five others.

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a horse farm in Colts Neck, Monmouth County, after six horses contracted the neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus, Type One (EHV-1). The disease was discovered by a private veterinarian treating a sick horse, which was later euthanized by the veterinarian on April 13 after it failed to respond to treatment. The other five horses are recovering from their illnesses.

2010 was a year of continual progress for RMTC, marked by the completion of several drug administration studies and ongoing testing developments. In 2009, we shifted our focus from developing and promoting uniform medication policies across racing jurisdictions to several large-scale projects, which have been our primary concentration moving forward.

The New Jersey Animal Emergency Working Group (AEWG) will hold its 14th Annual Symposium on Friday, March 25, 2011 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick to prepare state and county animal response teams to aid animals during emergencies.

In response to reports of horses being imported and sold in New Jersey without the medical testing required to enter the state, and with an eye toward protecting well-intentioned horse buyers from unwittingly helping to spread equine infectious diseases, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture today announced an initiative to ensure that horse owners and dealers are aware of, and follow, the longstanding regulations adopted to protect the health of all horses in the state.

Though the practice of horse slaughter for the purpose of human consumption of the resultant meat ended in America almost three years ago, the debate over the practice is far from over. Opinions concerning slaughter remain quite divergent, and these conflicting views are nowhere better reflected than in recent political and governmental doings regarding the issue.

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture's Division of Animal Health today announced the quarantines of five Monmouth County farms and one Gloucester County farm as the investigation continues into a possible Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) outbreak.

When Karyn Malinowski was a youngster growing up in Manville, New Jersey, one of her greatest joys was pony rides. As she finished one ride, she would go back in line for another over and over, spending all day riding the ponies.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued the long awaited health requirements for all horses bound for slaughter in Canada. In 2009, 56% of the 93,812 horses slaughtered in Canada were U.S. exports.

The New Jersey Equine Advisory Board will hold its 53rd annual Breeders' Luncheon on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at Charley's Other Brother restaurant in Eastampton.

United States Trotting Association director Dr. John C. Mossbarger has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. A resident of Washington Court House, he will represent Farm Bureau members from Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties in the governance of the state's largest farm organization.

The New Jersey Animal Emergency Working Group (AEWG) will hold its 13th Annual Symposium on Monday, March 1, 2010 in Westampton to prepare state and county animal response teams to aid animals during emergencies.

The Equine Science Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has named Antoinette Nigito, the owner of Joie De Vie Farm (Harness racing - standardbreds), as the 2010 recipient of the Center's "Spirit of the Horse" award.

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