2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Have Begun

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are underway at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. I’m here courtesy of one of the sponsors of the games, John Deere. I’ll be tracking some of their activities here for the next couple days. To get things started I spoke with the Vice President of Alltech, Aidan Connolly. Aidan has been here …

Alltech, Animal Health, Horses, John Deere

Link Up With John Deere At Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Chuck Zimmerman

This weekend I’m going to get “horsey” as a good friend of mine likes to say. Next week Cindy will get dairy at World Dairy Expo. Should be a good contrast. Now by horsey, I mean I’ll be at the United States first ever Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games courtesy of John Deere. They made sure the Games are Green! …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Horses, John Deere

Nutrena Creates The Feed Room

Chuck Zimmerman

Showing that there is a career in professional blogging even for horse enthusiasts Cargill’s Nutrena brand launched a new blog site called The Feed Room that is designed to be a central source for horse enthusiasts to get the latest information on the care and feeding of their horses. The site will cover a wide range of topics including horse …

Agribusiness, Horses

Purina Looking For Bloggers

Chuck Zimmerman

Hey horse loving bloggers. Want to blog the upcoming 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games? Enter this contest. Land O’Lakes Purina Feed is excited to announce the Purina® “Live from Lexington” Contest, an opportunity for horse lovers everywhere to showcase their blogging skills for a chance to attend and report live from the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in …

Agribusiness, Horses

MFA, Inc. Partners With Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Chuck Zimmerman

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is picking up more sponsors and the latest is MFA Incorporated in Missouri. The announcement was made this evening at the Missouri Equine Council Annual Celebration at the Boone County Fairgrounds. On hand for the presentation were Alltech’s Tyler Bramble (r) and Dr. Alan Wessler, MFA Inc. MFA is an official animal health and …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Audio, Horses

BIVI Vetera Protecting The Horse

Chuck Zimmerman

The equine group at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica has produced a short video to help promote it’s new Vetera virus protection. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), announces the introduction of its Vetera™ West Nile virus family of vaccines, the only vaccines containing the North American Equine E159™ 2005 horse isolate representative of the virus that is most likely to infect horses …

Agribusiness, Boehringer Ingelheim, Horses, Wackos

The Horse Radio Network

Chuck Zimmerman

Podcasting for the equine industry is alive and well in the form of the Horse Radio Network. This morning’s program is coming to you from the world famous Coffee Zone in Jefferson City, MO and features an interview with HRN founder and “chief bottle washer” Glenn Hebert. Glenn says he started HRN after having produced an equine podcast for a …

Audio, Horses, Podcasts, ZimmCast

Horse Radio Network

Chuck Zimmerman

At the recent BlogWorld and New Media Expo I met Glenn, Chief Geek, for the Horse Radio Network. It looks like they’ve really got the podcasting thing down pat. I’m betting they’re even making a living at it. Must be something to it (he said tongue in cheek). The Horse Radio Network is your home for equine related online horse …

Horses, Podcasts

Dairy Farmers Visit Kentucky Horse Park

Chuck Zimmerman

Participants in the Global Dairy 500 Conference were treated to a horse show and dinner at the Kentucky Horse Park. Our visit included seeing multiple horse breeds and riders dressed in traditional costume. I spoke with one of the riders mounted on an Arabian horse named D’artagnan. He’s 11 years old and on loan to the Park by his owner. …

Alltech, Audio, Horses, Video

Arenus Acquires Equilite

Cindy Zimmerman

Holistic health for horses just got a little better. Horse and pet nutrition and health products company Arenus of St. Charles, MO recently acquired the intellectual property, technology and product lines of Equilite, Inc. According to a press release, Equilite provides many all-natural herbal health products that are safe for horses, horse owners and the environment. Ingredients are human grade …

Animal Health, Horses, Novus International