Horse Industry News

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Police Investigate Possible Sexual Assault on Pregnant Mare

December 15, 2015

Wisconsin officials hope a cash reward will lead them to those responsible for allegedly sexually assaulting the mare.... Read More

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Time to Ride Best Practices Contest Rewards Savvy Marketers

December 15, 2015

Stables won cash and prizes for their innovative event and promotion strategies used in public outreach.... Read More

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TAA Grants $2.48 Million to Accredited Organizations

December 14, 2015

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will award $2.48 million in grants to its 56 accredited organizations. ... Read More

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U.S. Forest Service Will Not Impound Salt River Horses Yet

December 14, 2015

The agency is working with interested parties to find a solution to address the unauthorized horses.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Central Utah Wild Burro Gather

December 14, 2015

Researchers hope to study burros' fertility, reproductive rate, survival and mortality, habitat selection, and more.... Read More

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Hinrichs Named Texas A&M University System Regents Professor

December 13, 2015

Katrin Hinrichs, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, is internationally recognized for her research in equine reproductive physiology.... Read More

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OTTB Makeover Competitors Receive Touch of Class Awards

December 12, 2015

Michelle Warro, Rebecca Walters, and Neil Agate received the Maryland Horse Industry Board's awards on Dec. 5.... Read More

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Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Horses

December 11, 2015

Equine Veterinarians Australia says the misuse of cobalt in horses is a serious welfare issue.... Read More

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AAEP Convention Day 3: A Formal Apology to Dr. Ann Dwyer

December 10, 2015

Monday's 6 a.m. Sunrise Session on uveitis came a little early for our sleep-starved veterinary reporter.... Read More

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AQHA Executive Committee Modifies Lip Chain Rule

December 10, 2015

The committee approved the use of a lip cord in amateur and open halter classes for stallions aged 1 year and older.... Read More

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NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Updates Code of Standards

December 10, 2015

The changes encourage governing jurisdictions to adopt RMTC criteria pertaining to official drug testing laboratories.... Read More

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Recreational Trails Program Reauthorized

December 10, 2015

Grassroots efforts from equestrians played an important role in ensuring the program was included in the FAST Act.... Read More

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Wednesday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 10, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on equine respiratory health, medicine, wobbler's syndrome, and more. ... Read More

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Keeping Horses in the Asphalt Jungle

December 10, 2015

From vets stuck in city traffic to vexing ventilation issues, urban-dwelling horse owners deal with unique challenges. ... Read More

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Six Promising New Vets Awarded AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 09, 2015

Six 2015 veterinary graduates committed to careers in equine medicine were each presented with $4,000 scholarships.... Read More

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Ultrasonography Pioneer Named AAEP Distinguished Educator

December 09, 2015

Dr. Virginia Reef was named a distinguished educator (academic) at the 2015 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Retired Practitioner Named Distinguished Educator

December 09, 2015

Recently retired John W. Lee, Jr., DVM, received the Distinguished Educator (Mentor) Award at the 2015 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Tuesday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 09, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on mature performance horse health, field surgery, heaves, lameness, and more. ... Read More

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AAEP Past President Receives Distinguished Life Member Award

December 09, 2015

Dr. Nat White was recognized for his leadership and volunteerism in the AAEP during his 43 years of membership.... Read More

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New Jersey Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board of Directors

December 08, 2015

Daniel P. Keenan, DVM, will serve on the board for a three-year term, which expires in 2018.... Read More

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Montana Consulting Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board

December 08, 2015

Amy Grice, VMD, MBA, retired in 2015 from a New York practice to open a veterinary consulting practice in Montana.... Read More

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Florida Reproduction Specialist Named AAEP Vice President

December 08, 2015

Margo Macpherson, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, will assume the role of AAEP president in 2018.... Read More

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Maryland Sport Horse Practitioner to Lead the AAEP in 2016

December 08, 2015

Kathleen Anderson, DVM, was installed as president during the Dec. 8 President's Luncheon at the AAEP Convention. ... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from the Milne lecture and sessions on colic, digestive health, pathology, and more.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Saddle Shopping

December 08, 2015

Of the 633 respondents, 331 (52%) indicated they would be most likely to shop for a used saddle.... Read More