Horse Industry News

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New York Authorities Probe Horse Shootings

January 29, 2015

Two horses were shot by hunters; one horse was killed in the incident while the other is receiving veterinary treatment.... Read More

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Coyotes Blamed for Michigan Horse's Death

January 29, 2015

Five or six coyotes attacked the 27-year-old mare, who was subsequently euthanized as a result of her injuries.... Read More

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Australian Vets Support New Racing Rule on Cobalt

January 28, 2015

The Australian Racing Board has set a threshold of 200 micrograms for cobalt.... Read More

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Avoiding the Nuclear Option

January 28, 2015

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares his thoughts on PETA's allegations of racehorse mistreatment.... Read More

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BLM Gathering Horses in Humboldt Herd Area

January 28, 2015

The BLM will gather and remove approximately 200 wild horses from the range.... Read More

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Equine Veterinarian, Author Ball Dies

January 27, 2015

Michael A. Ball, DVM, was a veterinarian who penned numerous horse health articles and books for The Horse.... Read More

Kimberly Catherine Loller

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Arizona Pair Accused of Horse Theft

January 27, 2015

Two Arizona women are facing felony theft charges after being arrested for allegedly stealing a Mohave County horse.... Read More

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Racehorse Health, Welfare Covered at New York Meeting

January 27, 2015

Officials also said they'd completed their investigation into horse mistreatment allegations surrounding Steve Asmussen.... Read More

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Cox Voluntarily Recalls Equine Ulcer Drug

January 26, 2015

Cox Veterinary Laboratory has recalled and ceased production of Gastroade Xtra because it is not FDA-approved.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Wild Horse Fertility Control Proposal

January 26, 2015

The BLM is seeking comment on the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Major Racehorse Medication Policy Roundtable Planned

January 26, 2015

Discussion topics will include expanded lab capabilities, emerging integrity threats, combating doping, and more.... Read More

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Arabian Association Rescinds Horses' Registrations

January 26, 2015

The registrations were revoked after it was determined the champion horses were not, in fact, half-Arabians.... Read More

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Catastrophic Equine Injuries' Impact on Jockey Injuries

January 26, 2015

Reducing the prevalence of catastrophic equine injuries and sudden deaths could help improve jockey safety.... Read More

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New Vocations Helped More Than 450 Ex-Racehorses in 2014

January 25, 2015

Of those horses, 80% were successfully retrained and adopted while the remaining 20% are being rehabilitated or trained.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Emily Rubinson

January 24, 2015

Rubinson studied whether deworming horses at the same time as vaccination would affect vaccine efficacy.... Read More

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UK Law Symposium to be Held Feb. 24

January 23, 2015

Equine sessions will cover a range of issues from the Kentucky horse industry to court cases on industry regulation. ... Read More

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AHP Launches Third Equine Industry Survey

January 23, 2015

The survey is designed to identify critical issues facing the industry, horse health issues, and more.... Read More

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Rights of First Refusal: What You Need to Know

January 21, 2015

Find out why rights of first refusal can be difficult to enforce and how to ensure such rights are honored.... Read More

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Ask The Horse Live: Name Change for Popular Podcast

January 21, 2015

TheHorse.com's Ask The Vet Live podcast series will now be called Ask The Horse Live.... Read More

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BLM to Host Tour of Pine Nut Herd Management Area Gather

January 21, 2015

The tour will take place Jan. 23 before the scheduled wild horse gather begins.... Read More

Sabrina Zeender becomes the first woman to be named FEI secretary general.

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Sabrina Zeender Appointed FEI Secretary General

January 21, 2015

Zeender is the first woman to serve as Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) secretary general.... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Escapedfromnewyork Dead at 10

January 20, 2015

The 10-year-old Thoroughbred gelding suffered a cardiac event brought on by colic.... Read More

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KHRC: PETA Failed to Cooperate During Investigation

January 20, 2015

The KHRC said it found PETA's failure to cooperate odd, as the latter group brought the horse mistreatment allegations.... Read More

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NYRA Announces Additional Safety Protocols

January 19, 2015

The additional protocols come in the wake of a recent rash of catastrophic breakdowns at Aqueduct Racetrack.... Read More

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Review Cites Strong Safety Stats for Asmussen

January 19, 2015

Steve Asmussen's horses have not suffered a single catastrophic breakdown in 721 Kentucky starts the past four seasons.... Read More