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6th Annual Open Space Pace

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, the Open Space Pace will be coming back to Freehold Raceway in Freehold, New Jersey for its 6th annual Parade and Festival! The Open Space Pace is a nonprofit organization …

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New Updates on Right to Farm from the NJ-SADC

The Right to Farm Program works with and educates farmers, residents, and municipalities about the Right to Farm Act, the Act's formal conflict resolution process, and additional strategies for resolving agriculture-related disputes and supporting a positive …

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Youth Benefits From Judy Hennessy’s Dedication

By: Nancy Jaffer nancyjaffer.com Her mission is to teach children about horses and their care, so 4-H volunteer extraordinaire Judy Hennessy certainly wasn't looking for recognition. That's why being named New Jersey Horseperson of the Year was …

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Multi-State Research Project Renewed for 5 Years

The multi-state research project, "Environmental Impacts of Equine Operations"  (NE-1041), finalized their findings for their 2009-2014 research cycle. Led in part by Dr. Mike Westendorf and Dr. Carey Williams, both part of the Equine Science …

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Cobalt Policy Adopted by Regulators

THE ASSOCIATION OF RACING COMMISSIONERS INTERNATIONAL Updated Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Contact: Ed Martin (859) 224-7070 emartin@arci.com   Tampa, FL - The Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) is formally notifying regulators and their testing labs of a new policy …

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Spring 2015 Newsletter!

Happy Spring from our horses to yours! The cold weather has broken and we can finally un-blanket our furry friends. In this issue, the Center celebrates many things including, the launch of our new website, …

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Doris C. Murphy Scholarship

New Brunswick, N.J. – The Equine Science Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is pleased to notify undergraduate students and incoming freshman of the Doris C. Murphy Scholarship. The Doris C. Murphy Scholarship …

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The Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event

The Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event Presented by B.W. Furlong & Associates Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) level competition to take place May 6th – May 10th at the Horse Park of New Jersey Allentown, NJ, - Now …

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USDA To Launch New Equine Study This Spring

FORT COLLINS, Colo., — This May, the USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will launch Equine 2015, NAHMS third national study of the U.S. equine industry. As with NAHMS’ 1998 and 2005 equine studies, …

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Neurologic Equine Herpes

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Press Release: BURLINGTON COUNTY FARM QUARANTINED AFTER HORSE DIAGNOSED WITH NEUROLOGIC EQUINE HERPES (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a Westampton farm after a 5-year-old horse was …

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New Jersey Junior Breeder’s Livestock Symposium

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Press Release: NJ JUNIOR BREEDER’S LIVESTOCK SYMPOSIUM PLANNED FOR MARCH 28 (TRENTON) -- An educational symposium for adults and children will be held 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at …

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Health Notices

As a service to horse owners and farm managers, the Equine Science Center periodically will post official notifications from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and other governmental units and veterinary organizations. These notices are …

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Riding Safely on Roads

- VIDEO: National Horse Safety on the Road by: National eXtension - Mounting, Dismounting, and Riding Horses Safely by: Equine Science Center - The New Jersey Driver Manual (page 139) by: New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission  

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Honoring the Memory of Gwendolin E. Stableford

New Brunswick, N.J. (June 18, 2014) – The faculty and staff of the Rutgers Equine Science Center wish to express their sincere condolences to the friends of Gwendolin E. Stableford. "The equestrian community has lost one …

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EHV-1: What YOU Need to Know

With the plethora of recent Equine Herpes Virus outbreaks across the east coast, the NJDA has provided information regarding biosecurity measures to be taken if you or your horse is suspected to have come in …

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Doris C. Murphy Endowed Scholarship In Equine Science

**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015** From Wednesday, February 19 - Monday, May 5, 2014, the Equine Science Center will be accepting applications for the Doris C. Murphy Scholarship. Please see the application and scholarship …

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Yellow Flowers in the Pasture: Safe or Dangerous?

  NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (June 4, 2012) – The mild temperatures and abundant moisture experienced in New Jersey recently are primarily responsible for the abundance of flowering weeds sprouting up in pastures and paddocks. While …

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Animals in Disasters:

March 12, 2012: AEWG Annual Symposium: “WEATHERING THE STORM”   To be held at the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center, Westampton, NJ For more information, contact Deb Moscatiello at: debra.moscatiello@ag.state.nj.us Courses available on-line The following are all free interactive …