Horse Industry News

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Byron Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgeon

August 18, 2014

Chris Byron, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, will serve as an associate professor of large animal surgery. ... Read More

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TWH Celebration Advisory Committee Lists Rule Changes

August 18, 2014

Rule changes involve when horses arrive at show grounds, X ray and blood sample collection, and more.... Read More

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First Definite Entries Confirmed for Alltech FEI WEG 2014

August 15, 2014

Entries for dressage, para-dressage, reining, endurance, and eventing have been announced.... Read More

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Oklahoma Authorities Seek 10 Missing Horses

August 15, 2014

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding 10 horses missing from their pasture near Sparks.... Read More

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Where Did Horses' Extra Toes Go?

August 15, 2014

Researchers believe modern horses' "extra" toes either don't develop fully or disappear during development.... Read More

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Slow Crawl to Uniformity

August 14, 2014

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares thoughts on the path to racehorse medication uniformity.... Read More

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Trusts Help Provide Care for Horses when Owners Cannot

August 14, 2014

Take steps to ensure your horse receives proper care if you're unable to provide for them.... Read More

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North Dakota Man Faces Probation Violation Charges

August 13, 2014

A man who pleaded guilty to maltreating more than 100 horses last year has violated terms of his probation.... Read More

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Panel: Racehorse Welfare Tied to Cultural Change

August 13, 2014

Panelists say improvements in regard to horse health and welfare is closely tied to racing cultural changes.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Barn Wear Splurges

August 12, 2014

Of the 1,138 respondents, 532 (47%) said they're most likely to splurge on riding boots. ... Read More

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Nunnery Joins Penn Vet as Large Animal Ophthalmologist

August 12, 2014

Catherine Nunnery, DVM, will begin seeing cases at the New Bolton Center on Sept. 3.... Read More

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USADA Chief: Independent Drug Testing Necessary

August 12, 2014

The USADA's head outlined how the organization could assist the Thoroughbred racing industry.... Read More

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Jockey Club to Explore Federal Rules on Racehorse Drugs

August 11, 2014

The Jockey Club cited progress on adopting uniform medication rules, but will advocate for federal assistance.... Read More

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Do Horses React Differently to Male and Female Riders?

August 10, 2014

Horses had similar stress responses when ridden by male and female riders of comparable riding abilities.... Read More

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Two Companies Join AAEP Educational Partners Program

August 09, 2014

Ceva Animal Health and Dechra Veterinary Products have joined the AAEP as educational partners. ... Read More

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine diagnostic and clinical services.

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Horse Treated at OSU Tests Negative for EHV-1

August 08, 2014

The horse was isolated, treated for EHV-4, and was expected to be discharged Aug. 5.... Read More

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2014 'Therio Conference' Held in Portland, Oregon

August 07, 2014

Equine topics included biofilms, reproductive biosecurity, embryo biopsies, and more.... Read More

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FEI Tribunal Clears Paget in Doping Scandal

August 07, 2014

The tribunal said Jock Paget's horse tested positive for reserpine after consuming a contaminated supplement.... Read More

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Protecting Against Wildfire

August 06, 2014

Learn how to identify and reduce fire risk on your property.... Read More

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West Virginia Horse Strangulation Probed

August 06, 2014

While authorities investigate the death, a humane society hopes a reward will help find those responsible.... Read More

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Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act Becomes Law

August 05, 2014

The new law better protects mobile veterinarians from federal drug prosecution.... Read More

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Racing Regulators Examine Cobalt Studies

August 05, 2014

Regulators are considering the study results before making a formal regulatory testing limit recommendation.... Read More

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Cougar Attack Blamed for Washington Horse Death

August 05, 2014

State fish and wildlife personnel are hunting a cougar believed to have attacked a horse in Stevens County.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Wild Horse Care Facilities

August 04, 2014

The BLM is seeking bids for short- and long-term care facilities for horses gathered from Western rangelands.... Read More

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Top Thoroughbred Trainers Support Phasing Out Furosemide

August 04, 2014

The trainers back a plan to eliminate race-day medication in the United States beginning next season. ... Read More