Horse Owners Gather in Missouri to Learn About Nutrition

John DavisAgribusiness, Equine

Horse owners heard the latest in research on how nutrition plays a role in equine reproduction, growth and performance. More than 300 U.S. horse owners and industry leaders from 21 states recently gathered at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center in Gray Summit, Missouri, for a pair of educational VIP events hosted by Purina Animal Nutrition. “We are always looking for … Read More

Bayer Selling Equine Assets to Merial

John DavisAgribusiness, Equine

Bayer HealthCare is selling its equine assets to Merial, Inc. Bayer says the deal will see its Legend®/Hyonate® (hyaluronate sodium) and Marquis® (ponazuril) go to Merial by the first quarter 2015. “This transaction will allow our business to focus on innovation and growth in core segments for both companion and farm animals,” said Dr. Dirk Ehle, Head of Bayer HealthCare’s … Read More

Zoetis Adds to U.S. Cattle & Equine Marketing Team

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Cattle, Company Announcement, Equine

Zoetis welcomes Megan DeRose to its U.S. Cattle and Equine Marketing Team as marketing manager, responsible for the U.S. Dairy Anti-Infective and HOOF-TEC™ product portfolios. Previously, DeRose worked in the marketing department at Alltech. She also served as the North American product manager for T-HEXX Animal Health, where she developed the launch and marketing approach for dairy footbath and teat … Read More

Alltech Equine Webinar on Winter Feeding

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Education, Equine, Feed, Forage, Nutrition

Join Alltech Equine Heroes on October 22 2014 at 3pm GMT (11am EDT) as Dr. Helen Warren from the Alltech technical team, shares her key insights on winter feeding of horses with a specific focus on forage options, feeding values and nutritional issues to watch out for. Alltech’s Global Equine and Pet Marketing Manager – Clare Fahey – will also … Read More

Alltech Works with Feedex to Promote Equestrian Games

John DavisAgribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Equine

At the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Caen, France, a key partnership is bringing great promotional value to Alltech and its partner, Feedex. Chuck spoke with Johanna Sundqvist (on the left in the picture) with Feedex, who is the product manager for for their horse feed Speedex, in Finland, about the companies’ relationship. “The partnership has given us many … Read More

Alltech Brings Positive Message of Agriculture to France

John DavisAgribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Equine

While usually focused on their producer customers, Alltech is also reaching out to the average consumer who might be picking up the ultimate products of their animal agriculture at the grocery store. To that end, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Caen, France, the company had the Alltech Experience pavilion to give consumers more information about the food … Read More

Zoetis U.S. Cattle & Equine Marketing Adds to Team

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Beef, Cattle, Company Announcement, Equine

Zoetis welcomes Cheryl Marti as senior marketing manager for U.S. Dairy Genetics and Reproductives. Marti joins the Zoetis U.S. Cattle and Equine marketing team following a successful nine-year career at Zoetis as a territory business manager and senior dairy production specialist based in Wisconsin and fresh cow reproduction manager in the Great Lakes states. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated … Read More

National Farriers Week

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Animal Health, Equine, Farriers

Farriers work hard year-round to provide quality hoof care for horses worldwide. To honor their dedication and service, American Farriers Journal created National Farriers Week. In its 16th year, National Farriers Week is an opportunity to honor your farrier.2014 National Farriers Week American Farriers Journal started the “Farriers Spotlight” in 2012, which is an online-exclusive compilation dedicated to showcasing some … Read More

Zoetis launches Get Social Sweepstakes for EQStable™

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Equine

Zoetis is giving horse owners a chance to win one of two getaways in the Get Social Sweepstakes that showcases its EQStable™ page on Facebook® and its EQStable app for the iPhone®. Through June 8, participants can enter the sweepstakes here. After filling out a form, entrants will have a chance to either like the EQStable Facebook page or download … Read More