July 27, 2013
When the whip was used, the horse was less likely to achieve a jumping round with no faults.... Read More
July 23, 2013
Researchers are investigating the airs above the ground to help improve training and safeguard equine welfare.... Read More
October 24, 2012
Totilas is being treated unethically and in violation of German animal welfare laws, one lawyer says.... Read More
April 15, 2012
Coverage will include five hours of television broadcast and a live webcast of the entire competition.... Read More
April 18, 2010
The Harness Racing Museum and United States Trotting Association will hold the second Equine Job Fair April 28 from 5-8 p.m EDT at the Museum located at 240 Main Street in Goshen, N.Y. The job fair isn't breed-specific, organizers said.... Read More
April 14, 2010
The American Horse Council has announced that the theme for this year's National Issues Forum is "Emerging Diseases: a Challenge to the Industry"... Read More
February 10, 2010
Every year more than 30,000 child jockeys ranging from the ages of 4-10 years old participate in traditional long-distance horse races in Mongolia. Peace Corps Volunteer Kara Estep is working with a local agency called the Department for Childr... Read More
January 25, 2010
After arriving in Haiti Thursday evening, a team of veterinarians has begun to assess animal needs and is offering hands-on assistance to animals affected by the earthquake. The group represents Humane Society International, The Humane Society ... Read More
January 19, 2010
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has joined the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti, a coalition created to address the needs of animals in Haiti following the country's devastating earthquake, and has ple... Read More
January 05, 2010
Keeping your horse's surroundings safe and well-managed is an important part of equine management. TheHorse.com is launching a new monthly Equinomics newsletter to bring you news, articles, and information about the things involved with hor... Read More
December 24, 2009
The American Paint Horse Foundation enjoyed a successful run at the Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show in Fort Worth recently, raising nearly $21,000 to improve lives through interaction with horses.
With the American Paint Hor... Read More
December 22, 2009
Dutch Warmblood gelding Ravel, owned by Akiko Yamazaki of Woodside, Calif., and ridden by Steffen Peters of San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 Adequan/U.S. Dressage Federation Grand Prix Horse of the Year. Ravel's median score of 75.574%... Read More
October 12, 2009
Horses have the physical equipment for scotopic (night) vision. ... Read More
September 10, 2009
Tennessee Walking Horse breeders in Kentucky who are found to be noncompliant with Horse Protection Act (HPA) anti-soring rules will be unable to receive breeders' incentive funds under new Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) regulations.... Read More
September 06, 2009
Actor and horseman Tom Selleck was awarded more than $187,000 by a California jury when the actor said he was duped into buying a lame horse.
August 07, 2009
About 900 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What type of mobile device do you use?"
May 13, 2009
A decision on the future of steeplechase racing in Australia's Victoria state was deferred May 13 until next week after the Racing Victoria Limited board took submissions from pro- and anti-jumps campaigns.
RVL said the board would make an... Read More
April 21, 2009
A court hearing has been postponed for a prominent Thoroughbred breeder charged with cruelty after scores of allegedly malnourished horses were found on his New York farm.
Ernie Paragallo was to appear in Coxsackie Town Court on Monday... Read More
April 17, 2009
More than 1,120 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Do you schedule yearly wellness exams with your veterinarian?"