Horse Industry News

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Poll Recap: Dry Lots for Horses

May 23, 2017

Of the 579 respondents, 443 (77%) said they use dry lots to help manage their horses' weight. ... Read More

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Woman Wearing Dinosaur Suit Spooks Horses, Draws Charges

May 23, 2017

A South Carolina woman is facing charges after she spooked a team of carriage horses and injured their driver.... Read More

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BLM Resumes Emergency Wild Horse Gather Near Boone Spring

May 23, 2017

The BLM is gathering horses due to a lack of water sources in the area.... Read More

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Pan Am Conference Wraps Up With Anti-Doping Insights

May 22, 2017

The conference concluded with presentations by individuals from inside and outside the Thoroughbred industry.... Read More

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BEVA Issues New Guidelines on Managing Equine Risks

May 21, 2017

The guides are designed to help equine veterinarians assess and manage risks with horses. ... Read More

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Cloud Computing Conquers Classic Empire in Preakness Stakes

May 20, 2017

The lightly raced colt edged 2-1 second betting choice Classic Empire by a head in the race's last strides.... Read More

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Maine Bill Could Wave Animal Surrender Fees

May 20, 2017

Alleged animal abusers could also avoid consequences by signing an affidavit banning future animal ownership.... Read More

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Equine Massage Therapists can now Practice in Tennessee

May 19, 2017

The state's House and Senate passed an amendment making it lawful for animal massage therapists to practice.... Read More

Di Arbuthnot, chairman of IFAR and chief executive of Retraining of Racehorses, said, "We all have a shared responsibility for the welfare of racehorses, which extends beyond the track.”

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Advocates Stress Responsibility at Racehorse Aftercare Forum

May 19, 2017

Advocates emphasized owner responsibility and humane treatment and shared insights on racehorse retirement programs.... Read More

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Cargill Investigates California Horse Deaths

May 18, 2017

Two horses at the same farm that consumed Nutrena SafeChoice Senior died three days apart.... Read More

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AQHA Executive Committee Approves Welfare Recommendations

May 18, 2017

Recommendations include adding to the forbidden drugs or substances list, creating educational efforts, and more.... Read More

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2017 UK Equine Farm, Facilities Expo to be Held June 8

May 18, 2017

Attendees can receive tips on barn design, farm site planning, nutrient intake regulation, pasture management, and more.... Read More

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Study: Wood Chips Can Improve Paddock Soil Quality

May 18, 2017

Adding absorbent, biodegradable materials to paddocks can keep water sources cleaner and favor healthy grass growth.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Seasonal Respiratory Allergies

May 16, 2017

Of the 268 respondents, 93 (35%) said their horses suffer from seasonal respiratory allergies. ... Read More

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Miami-Dade County, Florida, Horses Missing

May 16, 2017

Authorities are searching for a Paso Fino gelding and Quarter Horse mare that went missing from their stalls on May 11.... Read More

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Royal Mo Sustains Injury During Preakness Workout

May 15, 2017

Royal Mo fractured a sesamoid bone and was transported to PennVet's New Bolton Center for treatment on Sunday.... Read More

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BLM Pauses Emergency Wild Horse Gather

May 15, 2017

Thus far, the BLM has transported 70 horses from the water trap site to the Indian Lakes Facility in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's "Don't Spook!" Contest!

May 14, 2017

Is your horse an expert spooker? Enter The Horse's contest for a chance to win! ... Read More

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NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Monmouth Park

May 14, 2017

Monmouth Park first received accreditation shortly after the alliance's inception in 2009.... Read More

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BVA: Vets Vital in Post-Brexit Animal Health, Welfare Vision

May 14, 2017

Around 50% of veterinarians registering to practice in the U.K. are from overseas, with most coming from the EU.... Read More

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Mixed Economic Outlook for Equine Industry in 2017

May 14, 2017

Some researchers and equestrians predict a rebound is coming, but not all horse industry members share the enthusiasm.... Read More

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Veterinarians, Farriers Team Up for Lameness Cases

May 13, 2017

Veterinarians and farriers recently collaborated on a case of bilateral keratomas in a 6-year-old Holsteiner mare.... Read More

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AHP Names the 2017 Student Travel Award Winners

May 13, 2017

Annise Montplaisir, Taylor Pence, and Kaycie Timm will receive a $750 travel award to attend the 2017 AHP conference.... Read More

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EIA, EHM, Strangles Confirmed in Colorado Horses

May 12, 2017

The state Department of Agriculture is working with the equine industry and veterinarians to contain the diseases.... Read More

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Pittsburgh Restaurant's Horsemeat Fare Prompts Investigation

May 12, 2017

Cure restaurant sparked a federal investigation after it served horsemeat as part of a special dinner menu.... Read More