Horse Industry News

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Poll Recap: Horse Bedding Choices

October 25, 2016

Of the 1,087 respondents, 559 (51%) said they use wood shavings or chips to bed their horses' stalls.... Read More

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Trailer Crash in Knoxville Kills 10 Horses

October 25, 2016

A veterinarian treated several surviving horses for superficial wounds.... Read More

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University of Maryland Extension Hosting Farriery Workshop

October 25, 2016

Lectures will cover hoof anatomy and physiology, the basics of trimming, determining when shoes are necessary, and more.... Read More

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NTRA Approves Safety, Integrity Code of Standards Updates

October 24, 2016

Updates include a January 2019 deadline for total compliance with the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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Church Honored as Averett University Distinguished Alumnus

October 24, 2016

Stephanie L. Church, editor-in-chief for The Horse and TheHorse.com, graduated from Averett in 1999.... Read More

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Safe Horse Handling for Vet Techs

October 23, 2016

Here's what to remember when handling horses for procedures to keep the veterinarian, patient, and yourself safe.... Read More

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Court Rules Borells Have No Claim to Seized Horses

October 22, 2016

The ruling noted that Charles Borell relinquished his ownership of the horses in connection with his Alford plea deal.... Read More

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10 Horse Sales Fraud Warning Signs

October 21, 2016

Learn how to protect yourself when buying your next horse with these tips from an experienced equine-industry attorney.... Read More

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ND Authorities Offer Reward in Horse, Cattle Killing Cases

October 21, 2016

The North Dakota Stockmen's Association offers a $10,000-plus reward after a mare was shot and skinned.... Read More

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BLM Plans Public Tours of Nevada Wild Horse, Burro Corral

October 21, 2016

Two public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral, in Fallon, will take place Oct. 28.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Pancake Emergency Wild Horse Gather

October 20, 2016

The agency removed 297 horses from the Big Sand Spring Valley portion of the Pancake herd management area.... Read More

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An Equine Simulator: The New First Horse?

October 20, 2016

Researchers say using a simulator could allow novice riders to train in a safe environment and safeguard equine welfare.... Read More

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The Vet Tech's Role in Recovery From Anesthesia

October 19, 2016

The veterinary technician is often the primary staff member responsible for overseeing recovery from anesthesia.... Read More

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Sport Horse Medicine Focus of AAEP's 2017 Resort Symposium

October 19, 2016

Lecture topics will include neurologic and orthopedic problems, imaging techniques, and treatment and rehab options.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Boarding and Riding Horses During Winter

October 18, 2016

Of the 1,300 respondents, 558 people (43%) said they keep their horse at home, where they do not have an indoor arena.... Read More

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What is an Equine Vet Tech?

October 18, 2016

In honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, here's some information about vets' right-hand men and women.... Read More

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ISPMB President Says Horse Deaths 'Misrepresented'

October 18, 2016

Karen Sussman was accused of maltreating horses; a former employee alleged that 30 animals had died of malnutrition. ... Read More

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New Beginnings Horse Rescue Operator Indicted

October 18, 2016

Cassy Newell-Reed was indicted on animal cruelty charges months after officials declined to prosecute previous charges.... Read More

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Retrained Thoroughbred Racehorses Bound for Kentucky

October 17, 2016

The RRP Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will take place Oct. 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park.... Read More

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Crash Claims Show Horses En Route to Quarter Horse Congress

October 17, 2016

Two horses were euthanized after being ejected from a trailer that overturned in Ohio.... Read More

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ARCI Seeking Respondents for Online Survey

October 16, 2016

The ARCI is seeking input on what industry members identify as problems in horse racing and how to address them.... Read More

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Woman Dies After Exposure to Sick Horse

October 15, 2016

Cultures from both human and horse tested positive for S. equi spp zooepidemicus.... Read More

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AFA Funds Equine Stem Cell Research Grant

October 14, 2016

Researchers will work to develop culture techniques so donor stem cells can be used safely and effectively in horses.... Read More

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Belgian Endurance Horse Tests Positive for Banned Substance

October 14, 2016

Houkoumi G tested positive for O-desmethyltramadol after finishing third in an endurance ride in September.... Read More

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Time to Ride Names Take a Friend Riding Sweepstakes Winner

October 13, 2016

Caitlin W., of Parker, Colorado, was selected to receive a three-night stay at a luxury dude ranch in Montana.... Read More