Horse Industry News

An aerial shot of the turf research plots at UK's A.J. Powell Jr. Turfgrass Research Center at Spindletop Research Farm.

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UK to Host Turf Research Field Day

June 24, 2017

Field day attendees can tour the research plots at the A.J. Powell Jr. Turfgrass Research Center.... Read More

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Two Types of Horsepower Drive UK Researcher

June 24, 2017

Dr. Carl Mattacola heads UK's Equine Jockey/Rider Injury Prevention Initiative, ... Read More

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Tips for Keeping Horses Safe During July 4th Festivities

June 23, 2017

TheHorse.com readers and staff share their tips for preparing and keeping horses safe during 4th of July festivities. ... Read More

A man harnesses his horse after treatment for epizootic lymphangitis at the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad veterinary center in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.

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European Commission Recognizes Working Equids' Role

June 23, 2017

The Commission said projects focusing on improving welfare conditions would be appropriate in EU programming.... Read More

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BI Requests Proposals for 2017 Equine Research Awards

June 22, 2017

Proposals must be submitted by Sept. 15 and will be reviewed by an independent equine research review board.... Read More

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OIE to Establish U.S.-Based Liaison Office in Texas

June 22, 2017

The U.S. office will be located Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases in College Station, Texas.... Read More

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Therapeutic Riding Program Operator Faces Charges

June 22, 2017

Aiyanna Callaway faces 15 animal cruelty counts for allegedly failing to provide care for more than 30 horses.... Read More

Panelists offered insights on current horse industry needs and future trends.

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UK Summit Focuses on Developing Tomorrow's Equine Workforce

June 22, 2017

Panelists offered insights on current horse industry needs and future trends.... Read More

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Researchers Study Muzzled Horse Behavior

June 22, 2017

Although horses spent more time walking when muzzled, they also more than doubled the time they spent standing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Training Across Riding Disciplines

June 20, 2017

Of the 305 respondents, 166 (54%) said they've cross-trained their horses outside their primary riding disciplines. ... Read More

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Agencies Conducting Aerial Survey of Wild Burros in Arizona

June 20, 2017

The survey is part of ongoing research to collect information to guide future management of wild burros in Arizona.... Read More

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The Horse Media Group Receives 2017 Equine Media Awards

June 19, 2017

The Horse Media Group received four awards, including two first place honors.... Read More

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Iuliano and Williams Elected to AHC Board of Trustees

June 19, 2017

Russell Williams represents the U.S. Trotting Association and Matt Iuliano represents The Jockey Club.... Read More

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BLM To Hold Hearing on Vehicle Use in Wild Horse Management

June 19, 2017

The public hearing is scheduled for June 27 in Ely, Nevada.... Read More

Julie Broadway and Senator Mike Enzi

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Senator Mike Enzi Receives AHC's Rolapp Award

June 18, 2017

The AHC presents the Rolapp Award annually to a Congress member they believe has supported the horse industry.... Read More

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Students Committed to Equine Medicine Receive Scholarships

June 17, 2017

A total of 33 vet students preparing for equine medicine careers have received a combined $102,000 in financial support.... Read More

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Jill Montgomery Receives 2017 Van Ness Award

June 17, 2017

The AHC award recognizes an individual who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state.... Read More

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Horses4Heroes Founder Receives Equine Industry Vision Award

June 16, 2017

Since 2006 Sydney Knott has has introduced more than 20,000 men, women, and children to horses and horseback riding. ... Read More

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Heat Advisory for Horses

June 16, 2017

Veterinarians from UC Davis offer 10 important tips to prevent heat-related problems in horses:... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on East Pershing Gather Preliminary EA

June 15, 2017

The environmental assessment analyzes methods for managing wild horses and burros in Nevada's East Pershing Complex.... Read More

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How Much Food and Water do My Horses Need if I Evacuate?

June 15, 2017

Here are some tips on leaving food and water for horses should you need to evacuate without them during a disaster.... Read More

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BHA Moving Toward Paperless System With Testing App

June 14, 2017

All post-race drug testing at the upcoming Royal Ascot meet will be recorded using a smartphone app.... Read More

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Proposal Would Put NYC Carriages Under New Regulation

June 14, 2017

The NYCLASS proposal would place New York City's carriage industry under Taxi and Limousine Commission jurisdiction.... Read More

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ARCI Model Regulatory Standards Updated

June 13, 2017

The standards were reviewed and modified at the ARCI's equine welfare and racing integrity conference in April. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Taking Time Off Work for Horses

June 13, 2017

Of the 430 respondents, 93 (22%) said they take more than two weeks off work each year for horse-related activities.... Read More