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Lausanne (SUI), February 17, 2020 — Following concerns raised about Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Jumping Events in France and Syria where Olympic and Longines Ranking points were on offer, the FEI has investigated events at both Villeneuve-Loubet (FRA) and Damascus (SYR).

Temple Grandin, the world-renowned professor in Colorado State University’s (CSU) College of Agricultural Sciences and autism advocate, says her life was changed when she began to ride and work with horses. Now in her 30th year on the Department of Animal Sciences faculty at CSU, Grandin was on hand on Monday, February 10, 2020 for the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Temple Grandin Equine Center on the Foothills Campus.

The Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) has expanded its educational offerings on its YouTube channel again. These free resources are great for all ages and experience levels to watch and expand their knowledge, while keeping a focus on horsemanship safety. Viewers can watch all the videos, which cover a variety of topics and range from three to fifteen minutes in length by clicking on the links below.

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting aid through its Disaster Relief Fund to support veterinarians working with wildlife, horses, and other livestock affected by the Australia wildfires, which have taken an unimaginable toll on the nation and its animals.

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Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) is estimated to affect between 44 – 85 percent of Thoroughbreds and up to 87 percent of Standardbreds worldwide. There is concern in racing circles that EIPH can shorten a racehorse’s career and in rare worst-case scenarios, cause sudden death from massive hemorrhage. Dr. Janet Beeler-Marfisi (Ontario Veterinary College, Department of Pathobiology) and her collaborators plan to use data from air quality monitoring stations and weather stations near Woodbine and Woodbine Mohawk Park racetracks in Ontario, cross referenced with endoscopic exams, to determine if there are patterns between EIPH and horses exercising in areas of increased air pollution or in cooler temperatures.

The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) has announced today that the Canadian Show Jumping Team’s results from the Lima 2019 Pan Am Games have been recalculated to seventh, and its team quota for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been reallocated to Argentina.