Horse Industry News

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ASPCA Awards Grants to Help a Horse Day Contest Winners

July 01, 2017

Twelve equine rescues received more than $100,000 in grants to support their efforts to protect horses.... Read More

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Time to Ride Reaches Major Milestone

July 01, 2017

The industry outreach program is celebrating 100,000 horse-human connections.... Read More

Bornaviruses cause a lethal disease in horses, the borna disease. The pathogens are transmitted by shrews.

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Regional Borna Disease Hot Spot Discovered in Upper Austria

June 30, 2017

Bornaviruses are known to cause a lethal form of encephalitis, called borna disease, in horses and sheep. ... Read More

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Brendle Joins AHC as Director of Policy, Legislative Affairs

June 29, 2017

In this capacity Bryan L. Brendle will lead the AHC's public policy, government relations, and advocacy efforts.... Read More

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What is an Equine Behaviorist?

June 29, 2017

Equine behaviorists apply a scientific lens and an analytic approach to solving behavior problems.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Law Protects Veterinarians From Lawsuits

June 28, 2017

The legislation will shield veterinarians from civil liability when they report suspected animal cruelty to authorities.... Read More

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RVC's Equine Locomotor Research Course Expands to America

June 27, 2017

Farriers can learn more about conducting research, increasing the evidence behind farriery, and improving horse welfare.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Shooter Sought

June 27, 2017

Tennessee law enforcement authorities are hoping the public can help identify who shot and killed a Greene County horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Concerns About Equine Mosquito-Borne Diseases

June 27, 2017

Of the 274 respondents, 201 (73%) said they are most concerned about West Nile virus.... Read More

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Second Phase of Equine Impact Study Began June 26

June 27, 2017

The survey is designed to capture the impact of horse owners and equine-related goods and service providers.... Read More

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Mosquito Control Week With The Horse

June 25, 2017

The Horse and Absorbine have partnered to bring you mosquito-control week June 25-July 1. ... Read More

Julianna Witt is the first winner of The Jockey Club Scholarship.

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UK Junior First Recipient of Jockey Club Scholarship

June 25, 2017

University of Kentucky student Julianna Witt is interested in pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred racing industry.... Read More

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 at the 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