Quarter Horses

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Catastrophic Injuries in Racing Quarter Horses Studied

December 23, 2014

More than 56% of injuries occurred in the right forelimb, the opposite of what's most commonly seen in Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Ruidoso Downs Unveils Integrity and Safety Program

September 23, 2014

The track's chairman says the program is part of the effort to ensure the safety of the sport and its participants.... Read More

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Florida Legislature Holds Fate of Racehorse Drug Reforms

April 27, 2014

Florida stakeholders are united in backing uniform drug rules, but the fate lies with the state legislature. ... Read More

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Florida Racehorse Stolen

April 18, 2014

Authorities are seeking whoever allegedly stole a racing Quarter Horse from a boarding facility near Odessa.... Read More

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AQHA Files Cloning Lawsuit Reply

March 26, 2014

The AQHA has filed its reply in a case involving the registration of cloned horses and their offspring.... Read More

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AQHA Gets More Time to Make Cloning Arguments

March 18, 2014

The AQHA will have more time to to slate oral arguments in their appeal regarding cloned horse registrations.... Read More

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Western Gunslinger Dies

February 18, 2014

The AQHA halter world champion and world champion sire died due to complications from an intestinal tumor.... Read More

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Lil Ruf Peppy Becomes a Three Million Dollar Sire

January 18, 2014

Lil Ruf Peppy is the National Reining Horse Association's ninth Three Million Dollar Sire.... Read More

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Court Says AQHA can Delay Clone Registrations

December 04, 2013

The AQHA can delay registering clones until the association's appeal of an earlier court ruling is decided. ... Read More

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Utah Man Accuses AQHA of Anti-Trust Violations

November 23, 2013

The Quarter Horse trainer alleges the AQHA violated anti-trust laws by preventing him from earning a living. ... Read More

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AQHA Asks Court to Stay Clone Registrations

October 25, 2013

The AQHA has asked a federal court to stay clone registrations pending the outcome of an appeal.... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More

Approximately 80% of gray horses will develop melanomas by the time they’re 15 years old. These skin growths are malignant tumors usually located near the anus, vulva, sheath, penis, ears, salivary glands, and underside of the tail.

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Melanoma Risk in Gray Quarter Horses Studied

September 20, 2013

Gray Quarter Horses could be less susceptible to melanomas compared to grays of other breeds.... Read More

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Judge: Registry Must Accept Quarter Horse Clones

August 15, 2013

Judge Mary Lou Robinson said she will sign an order requiring the AQHA to register cloned animals.... Read More

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Commentary: Avoiding the Edge

August 07, 2013

What could a recent Texas ruling about registering horse-clones with the AQHA mean for Thoroughbred breeders?... Read More

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Texas A&M Drug Testing Lab to Seek A2LA Accreditation

May 08, 2013

The accreditation is designed to meet Association of Racing Commissioners International guidelines.... Read More

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California Authorities Seek Six Horses for EIA Testing

March 12, 2013

Six horses are sought for follow-up testing in connection with a study on EIA in racing Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Quarter Horse Genome Sequenced

February 17, 2012

Researchers recently finished sequencing the genome of an 18-year-old Quarter Horse mare called Sugar.... Read More

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AQHA Offers Genetic Disease Panel Test

February 06, 2012

The test will screen for five potentially fatal genetic diseases often found in Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Heritable Equine Skin Disorders

May 11, 2011

Some skin conditions in horses are caused by fungus and bacteria, while others are caused by external factors ... Read More

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Neuroaxonal Dystrophy in Quarter Horses: Case Series

January 15, 2011

Neuroaxonal dystrophy is a neurologic disease that affects horses. Researchers believe it might be genetic. ... Read More

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What's In Your Horse's DNA?

December 01, 2010

Geneticists have created tools and tests that enhance horse breeders' ability to select for healthy foals.... Read More

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Radiographic Abnormalities in Young Quarter Horses Common, AAEP 2009

January 29, 2010

A high prevalence of radiographic abnormalities exist in the joints of yearling and 2-year-old Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Predicting Colic: Horse Breeds at Higher Risk

September 30, 2009

Researchers have noticed that certain breeds of horses are predisposed to certain types of colic. ... Read More

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Coat Color Studies Aid Health Research, Breeding Choices

September 21, 2009

Certain horse coat colors or patterns are associated with health or medical problems.... Read More