New USEF Vaccination Requirements for 2016

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Biosecurity, Equine, USEF, Vaccine

The USEF Board of Directors has approved an addition to the rule book regarding vaccination requirements at federation-licensed events. Beginning December 1, 2015, all horses entering the grounds of a USEF-licensed competition must possess documentation of both Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations. Vaccinations must have occurred within six months prior to entering the facility. The occurrence … Read More

George H. Morris Horsemanship Clinic Announced

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Equestrian, Equine, Events, USEF

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is excited to announce that the 10th annual George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session will be held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla., from December 30, 2015 through January 2, 2016. The training session is designed to identify and develop the next generation of top U.S. Equestrian Team talent. Past … Read More

USEF Declares Ban on Phenibut

Lizzy SchultzAnimal Health, Equine, Research, USEF, Veterinary

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Equine Drugs and Medications Program released a statement earlier this month on the decision to classify the substance Phenibut (β-phenyl gamma aminobutyric acid), as well as any equine supplement containing Phenibut, as a forbidden substance under USEF rules, effective immediately. Phenibut is considered a derivative of gamma aminobutyric acid(GABA), an amino acid used in … Read More