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The State of Florida has more than 500,000 horses and more than 60% are used for competition and recreation, ranking #3 in the US (as per 2005 National Horse Council Study ).

Florida is home to almost all breeds of horses, led by Thoroughbreds, Warmbloods, Quarter Horses and Arabians. Florida's equine champions are known all over the world.

The Florida horse industry annually generates product valued at $3 Billion, and has a total annual economic impact estimated at around $5.1 Billion.

Over 440,000 Floridians are involved in the horse industry as owners, service providers, employees and volunteers. Even more participate as spectators. There are over 900 horse farms in Florida with over 104,000 employees.

Florida horsemen spend more than $1.2 Billion in annual maintenance costs, including $185 million on feed and hay. (1996 Study Dept. of Agriculture)
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Vaccination can mean saving money and an equine life
Breakthrough in Equine Reproduction: Live Foal Born After Embryo Biopsy, Vitrification and Transfer
Top 10 Things to remember about Equine Parasite Resistance
Management Key to Preventing Heaves in Horses || Horse Owners should choose Equine Dewormers carefully

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Results of the 2014 World Equestrian Games, Caen, France

June 1 - HITS SAUGERTIES - Sarah Segal and Ubris top $75,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix, continues momentum from Friday $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix win
June 1 - The 2015 Egyptian Event Arabian Horse Show Celebrates 35 Years
June 1 - Announcing 2016 Karen Stives European Developing Tour for Eventing
June 1
HITS SAUGERTIES - Sarah Segal and Ubris win $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix by narrow margin

May 31 - TRYON - Christine McCrea and Wannick WH top $25,000 Tryon Grand Prix, Lucas Porter has banner day with top finishes in ASPCA Maclay and $25,000 Tryon Grand Prix
May 31 - DEVON -
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair E-Newsletter: May 31, 2015
May 31 - DEVON -
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair E-Newsletter: May 30, 2015
May 30 - TRYON -
Kristen Vanderveen collects first career FEI win at $127,000 Kingsland Grand Prix CSI 3* at Tryon Spring 7
May 29 - DEVON -
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair E-Newsletter: May 29, 2015
May 29 - DEVON -
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair E-Newsletter: May 28, 2015
May 28 -
LISBON - U.S. Athletes Set for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Team at CSIO3* Lisbon
May 27 - DEVON -
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair E-Newsletter: May 27, 2015
Saugerties Hunter Prix: Michael Desiderio and Zero Tolerance win Devoucoux; Meredith Combs and Honor top Platinum Performance
May 24 - HITS SAUGERTIES - Ronan McGuigan wins $50,000 HITS Grand Prix to wrap up great first week at HITS-on-the-Hudson
May 24 - SPLIT ROCK (KY) -
Fighting Irishman Kevin Babington is victorious in the $100,000 CSI 3* Grand Prix at the Split Rock Jumping Tour
May 24 - George H. Morris "Gladstone Program" comes to a close at the USET Foundation's Hamilton Farm
May 24 - SPLIT ROCK (KY) -
Casas takes the cake, Corr brings in another blue, Bellissimo tops U25
May 24 - DEVON -
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Wrap-Up: May 23, 2015
May 24 - DEVON - Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Wrap-Up: May 22, 2015
May 24 - DEVON - Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Wrap-Up: May 21, 2015
May 23 - SPLIT ROCK (KY) - Sharn Wordley speeds to the win in the $35,000 Amalaya Investments CSI3* Speed Cup
May 22 - SPLIT ROCK (KY) - Andres Rodriguez rides to victory in the $40,000 Hollow Creek Farm Grand Prix
May 21 - USEF announces Spring/Summer Land Rover Eventing Competition Grants Recipients
May 20 - USEF names Team and Alternates for the 2015 U.S. Pan American Eventing Team
May 19:- MUNICH - U.S. Dressage Pan American Games European Squad have top performances at CDI München-Riem
May 19: - WINDSOR - Chester Weber scores CAI3* win at Royal Windsor Horse Show
May 18 - KENTUCKY -
Déjà Vu for Vale and Quidam's Good Luck, winning $127,000 Hollow Creek Farms Grand Prix CSI3* at Kentucky Spring Classic
May 17 - TRYON - Brandie Holloway and Lucky Strike fly to first place in $50,000 Tryon Grand Prix
May 17 -
OLD SALEM - Mclain Ward continues winning streak in $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix, presented by The Kincade Group with HH Carlos Z
May 17 - KENTUCKY - Andres Rodriguez and Darlon Van Groenhove conclude Kentucky Classic with $50,000 Commonwealth Grand Prix
May 16 - KENTUCKY -
David Beisel and Lavish collect $5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby victory at Kentucky Spring Classic
May 16 -
OLD SALEM - Hannah Isop and Red Ryder lead the way in $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, presented by The Gochman Family, Quentin Judge and HH Dark De La Hart win $20,000 Speed Derby of North Salem, presented by Miller Motorcars
May 16 -
WINDSOR - Laura Kraut claims Her Windsor First
May 16 - Kent Farrington and Voyeur seize World-Class victory in Hamburg
May 15 - KENTUCKY -
Annabel Revers takes home the Blue in ASPCA Maclay at Kentucky Spring Classic
May 15 -
OLD SALEM - Mclain Ward and HH Carlos Z top $35,000 Grand Prix of North Salem, presented by Karina Brez Jewelry, $5,000; Grooms Class crowns Savanna Hajdasz and Efren Rebollo
May 14 -
OLD SALEM - Darby Mazzarisi Two-For-Two as Grand Adult Amateur Hunter Champion at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, Nikko Ritter schools to a win in $3,000 Open Jumper 1.30m
May 13 -
OLD SALEM - Holly Orlando and Eclypse earn Grand Hunter Champion at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, Peter Lutz wins $3,000 Open Jumper 1.30m on Home Turf
May 13 - LISBON - USEF names athletes for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Team for CSIO3* Lisbon
May 10 - KENTUCKY -
Jennifer Alfano takes 1-2 finish with Jersey Boy and Miss Lucy in $15,000 USHJA Hunter Derby at the Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 10 -
OLD SALEM - Mclain Ward and HH Azur clean up in $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix, presented by The Kincade Group, Victoria Colvin and Ovation add Old Salem Farm Grand Junior Hunter Champion to their trophy case
May 10 - KENTUCKY -
Luifer Larrazabal and Atlodetto FZ capture Inaugural $25,000 Under 25 Grand Prix win at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 10 - JERSEY FRESH - Matt Brown finishes Fifth at Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event with USEF Land Rover Competition Grant Recipient Happenstance
May 9 - KENTUCKY -
Aaron Vale and Quidam’s Good Luck dash to victory in $85,000 Mary Rena Murphy Grand Prix at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 9 -
OLD SALEM - Victoria Colvin claims $5,000 Equitation Challenge, presented by EquiFit, Inc. at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, Matti Fisher and As You Wish claim Grand Amateur-Owner Hunter Champion, Quentin Judge races to win $15,000 Old Salem Farm Speed Derby
May 9 - KENTUCKY -
Stephanie Danhakl wins Three Tricolors in Amateur-Owner Hunters at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 8 - KENTUCKY -
Kelli Cruciotti wins Platinum Performance USEF Talent Search 2* at Kentucky Summer Horse Show
May 8 - KENTUCKY -
Vivian Yowan and Vornado van den Hoendrik victorious in High Amateur-Owner/Junior Jumpers at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 8 - :
OLD SALEM - Beat Mändli and Zander debut with a win in $35,000 New York Welcome Stake, presented by Old Salem Farm
May 8 - Oldest Horse Show in the Nation celebrates 162 Years
May 8 - KENTUCKY - Ramiro Quintana and Whitney claim $34,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic Grand Prix CSI2* at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 7 -
OLD SALEM - Darby Mazzarisi and Gemology come full circle to win Grand Adult Amateur Hunter Champion, Mclain Ward keeps Double H Streak alive in $5,000 Open Jumper 1.40m With HH Carlos Z
May 6 -
OLD SALEM - Sandy Ferrell and Calibur Trail shine for Grand Hunter Championship at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, Mclain Ward pilots HH Best Buy to Blue in $5,000 Open Jumper 1.40m
May 4
- Keirstin Johnsen and Hennepin shine in Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program at Old Salem Farm Spring Welcome Day

Additional 2015 News

Health & Misc. News
FLORIDA HORSE.COM recommends reading!
Horse Shows: A newbie guide to the costs you may not have thought of -
by Victoria DeMore, Orlando Equestrian Examiner

Vaccination can mean saving money and an equine life
Feb. 17 - Breakthrough in Equine Reproduction: Live Foal Born After Embryo Biopsy, Vitrification and Transfer
Top 10 Things to remember about Equine Parasite Resistance
Aug. 4 - Management Key to Preventing Heaves in Horses
April 2 - Study being conducted on Tying Up in Morgans
What Horse Owners Should Know About Strangles
Feb. 12 - Spring Tapeworm Control Important for Grazing Horses
Every Horse needs an Annual Dental Exam, says the American Association of Equine Practitioners
The Humane Society of the United States publishes comprehensive Guide on Caring for Horses
- Beware: Acorns can cause Colic and Founder By Martha Inks, Fort White, FL

Beezie Madden wins USEF Equestrian of the Year Fourth Time

Tori Colvin and Patrick
win 2014 ASPCA Maclay
Photo: Shawn McMillan Photography

Beezie Madden and
Cortes 'C' at NHS
Photo: Shawn McMillen Photography

Georgina Bloomberg & Juvina
Photo: Kit Houghton/Rolex

Todd Minikus & Quality Girl claim the Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix
Photo: ESI Photography

USET Showjumping Rankings USA Equitation Rankings National WCHR Rider Standings

- Please Help! - Website for the horses stolen in Central Florida below -www.stolenhorsesearch.com

STOLEN HORSES - 3 AQHA Reining/Team Penning Horses stolen in Frostproof, FL (Polk County) on December 12, 2007 - Harley, Missy and Perky. Reward for information leading to their return being offered! Flyer with full information! PLEASE HELP!

Learn about THEFT PREVENTION by reading these tips! (courtesy www.netposse.com)

Get the word out and maybe someone will find your horse

Stolen Horse International

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Florida Equine Liability Statute - also for Riding Helmet Laws! - check with your local town/municipality -
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- What to Do When There Is an Accident

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Acorns Can Cause Colic and Founder

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