Horse Industry News

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All 2017 Breeders' Cup Drug Tests Clean

November 08, 2017

The out-of-competition tests from all horses preparing for the Breeders' Cup were clear, as well.... Read More

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Troubleshooting Horse Arena Hazards

November 08, 2017

Maximize safety, soundness, and performance by solving your equine arena surface snafus. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Favorite Riding Season

November 07, 2017

Of the 795 respondents, 437 (55%) said fall is their favorite riding season.... Read More

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2017 AAEP Convention Preview from The Horse

November 07, 2017

Get an early look at the American Association of Equine Practitioners' 63rd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

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FDA Withdraws Draft Guidance on Animal Drug Compounding

November 07, 2017

The FDA said it will develop and issue a new draft guidance, which should be available in early 2018 for public comment.... Read More

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Florida Woman Charged With DUI While Riding Horse

November 07, 2017

Donna Byrne is facing multiple charges after she allegedly rode her horse down a busy roadway while she was intoxicated.... Read More

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Florida Veterinarian Facing Cruelty Charges Arrested Again

November 07, 2017

Gail Nichols, DVM, and her husband, allegedly failed to treat a horse in their care for a dental issue.... Read More

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, center, stands behind United States Ambassador Terry Branstad and AQSIQ Minister Zhi Shuping after the signing of an accord which allows the resumption of United States equine exports to the People’s Republic of China.

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U.S. Can Again Export Horses to China

November 06, 2017

In 2015 China placed a hold on the importation of live U.S. horses due to concerns about equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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Time to Ride Celebrates 2017 Challenge Winners

November 06, 2017

Stables, clubs, and businesses expanding access to horses received $100,000 in cash and prizes.... Read More

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N.Y. Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Mislabeled Horse Drugs

November 06, 2017

Alain Lamontagne faces up to a year in jail and $200,000 in fines.... Read More

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Stirk Receives Outstanding Veterinary Achievement Award

November 05, 2017

Due to Dr. Anthony Stirk's data collection and analysis, equine racing fatalities dropped by a third over 20 years... Read More

 Gun Runner as he set blistering fractions through every call and then pulled away in the stretch to record a 2 ¼-length victory in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on the second and final day of the World Championships at Del Mar Racetrack.

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Gun Runner Closes 2017 Breeders' Cup With Classic Romp

November 04, 2017

The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride set blistering fractions throughout the race before pulling away in the stretch.... Read More

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BEVA Congress Attendance Increases by 20% Over 2016

November 04, 2017

Nearly 1,200 veterinarians and vet techs/nurses attended this year's Congress.... Read More

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Forever Unbridled Sparkles in 2017 Breeders' Cup Distaff

November 03, 2017

Charles Fipke's 5-year-old homebred mare scored a half-length victory over Abel Tasman in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.... Read More

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IFHA Reaffirms Anti-Doping Commitment

November 03, 2017

The IFHA chairman received authority to work with relevant racing jurisdictions the anti-doping policy's implementation.... Read More

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Study: Many Riders Don't Groom Horses Properly or Safely

November 03, 2017

Riders evaluated exhibited an average of six dangerous behaviors in a single grooming session, researchers found.... Read More

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Peaceable Farm Owner Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty

November 02, 2017

Anne Williams must serve 18 months in jail and pay $300 in fines. ... Read More

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Horses, Humans, and Trust

November 02, 2017

Do horses experience trust the same way humans do? ... Read More

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November KENA Lecture Focuses on Funding

November 02, 2017

The dinner and lecture will take place Nov. 14 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

Mopotism walks through the paddock before working out to exercise in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on Oct. 27, 2017, in Del Mar, California.

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NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Del Mar

November 01, 2017

The California Thoroughbred racetrack will host the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 3-4.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Halloween Horse Shows

October 31, 2017

Of the 336 respondents, 65 people (19%) said they planned to attend a Halloween horse show or event this year.... Read More

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National Equine Health Plan Published

October 31, 2017

This resource is designed to help curtail the risk of equine disease spread.... Read More

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French Equestrian Federation Hires Equine Welfare Manager

October 31, 2017

Deborah Bardo, MSc, has been charged with overseeing horse welfare within the French Equestrian Federation.... Read More

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Managing Horses With PPID

October 30, 2017

Learn up-to-date, research-based information about early diagnosis and caring for horses with Cushing's disease.... Read More

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BLM Asks Drivers to Use Caution in Low Visibility

October 30, 2017

Wild horses and burros can wander onto roads, creating a safety hazard for themselves and motorists.... Read More