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RMTC Notes Progress in National Uniform Medication Program

July 08, 2015

Racing jurisdictions in nine states have now adopted the program in its entirety.... Read More

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TCA Named Title Sponsor of Thoroughbred Makeover

July 07, 2015

The TCA Thoroughbred Makeover will feature 350 recently retired racehorses competing in 10 disciplines.... Read More

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Indiana Drug Test Audit: Seven Missed Positives in 26 Days

July 07, 2015

The IHRC's former primary laboratory missed seven positive drug tests, including one for a Class 1 drug.... Read More

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Nixes Wild Horses' Endangered Status

July 07, 2015

The FWS said the submitted petition didn't present enough information supporting claims that wild horses are threatened.... Read More

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One Horse Dies, Another Injured at Oregon Rodeo

July 07, 2015

Two riders and their horses were participating in the grand entry performance on July 1 when the animals collided. ... Read More

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Chuckwagon Race Horse Euthanized at Calgary Stampede

July 06, 2015

A 10-year-old Thoroughbred fractured a cannon bone during a race and was euthanized by the event's veterinarian.... Read More

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Kentucky Livestock Investigation Training Scheduled

July 06, 2015

The Kentucky Horse Council's livestock investigation training will take place Aug. 5-7 at Morehead State University.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed Online

July 06, 2015

Among the topics to be covered are racetrack surfaces, injury databases, continuing education, and post-mortem programs.... Read More

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Accused Thief Arrested in Tennessee

July 06, 2015

The charges allege that Lydia Culp misrepresented a horse for sale online and sold the sick animal to victims in Texas.... Read More

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Researchers Seek Input for Horse Transportation Study

July 06, 2015

The research team is collecting information on equine transport practices and transport-related illnesses.... Read More

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Cheryl Erpelding Receives 2015 AHP Chris Brune Spirit Award

July 06, 2015

The award is presented to the member who has done the most to assist and support American Horse Publications.... Read More

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Notice on Importing Horses to Canada from the United States

July 05, 2015

New import requirements are in place in response to recent equine vesicular stomatitis (VS) cases in the United States. ... Read More

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Canadian Horse Industry Showcase Launched

July 05, 2015

Attendees can take a behind-the-scenes tour through the Ontario Veterinary College, Equine Guelph, and more.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcer Prevalence in Feral, Domestic Horses Compared

July 05, 2015

Ulcers were more prevalent in domestic horses than feral ones, but the latter group wasn't immune to these lesions.... Read More

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Brennan Equine Welfare Fund Announces 2015 Grants

July 04, 2015

Fifteen equine rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, and placement facilities will receive grants.... Read More

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UHC Meets, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

July 04, 2015

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) met June 15 during the American Horse Council's 2015 annual meeting.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Transitioning to Black Fencing

July 03, 2015

The park is making this transition due to the economic and operational realities of maintaining white fencing.... Read More

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AHC's 2015 Issues Forum in the Books

July 03, 2015

Speakers from the federal government and the horse industry presented at the American Horse Council's forum on June 16.... Read More

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How to Keep Your Horse Safe During the 4th of July

July 02, 2015

A veterinarian offers tips to keep your horse calm despite the noise and sight of festive fireworks.... Read More

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4th of July When You Have Horses at Home

July 02, 2015

How do you prepare your horses for a night of fireworks? ... Read More

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California EHV-1 Quarantines Released

July 02, 2015

Animal health officials released the quarantines in San Joaquin and Riverside counties on June 30.... Read More

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Houston SPCA Gets Custody of Seized Horse Herd

July 02, 2015

A Texas judge has awarded the Houston SPCA custody of 200 allegedly maltreated horses seized last month.... Read More

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UHC Releases New Brochure on Gelding and Spaying

July 02, 2015

The brochure highlights the importance of castration as it pertains to responsible ownership and unwanted horses.... Read More

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Referring Vets' Expectations of Equine Referral Centers

July 02, 2015

Strengthening referring vets' and specialists' relationships could help improve the referral process, researchers found.... Read More

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Moore Named Dean of OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

July 02, 2015

Dr. Rustin Moore's clinical interests include equine lameness, surgery, and colic.... Read More