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USEF Updates Vaccine Rule

The United States Equestrian Federation has instituted a new rule regarding documentation of recent vaccinations against Equine Influenza Virus (EIV) and Equine Herpes Virus (EHV). This rule states that at Federation licensed competitions, horses entering the grounds must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to entering the show facility.

Helmet Certifications Have Changed But Relax! You're Covered!

You may have heard the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) - along with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) - has implemented some changes to certification standards for helmets starting this month. But you don't have to worry. If your helmet adheres to the old certification, it's still safe to use.

To Blanket or Not to Blanket?

This time of year, it's hard to know what kind of blanket to put on your horse or if you should even blanket your horse at all. Here are a few pro tips we've uncovered to help guide you in your blanket selection. Know, of course, your horse may run hot or cold so these are simply some suggestions.