Horse Industry News

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EIA Found in Wasatch County, Utah, Horse

December 15, 2016

The horse was imported from Mexico earlier this year but tested negative for EIA at that time.... Read More

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Nearly 5,500 Soak in Sun and Science at 2016 AAEP Convention

December 15, 2016

Convention attendees flocked to Orlando, Florida, from across the United States, Canada, and 46 other countries.... Read More

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Genetic Mutation Behind Albino Donkeys Pinpointed

December 15, 2016

A missense mutation is behind the donkeys' lack of pigmentation, researchers learned.... Read More

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California EHV: Some Los Angeles County Quarantines Released

December 14, 2016

Meanwhile, no new cases have been confirmed in the unrelated Inyo County incident.... Read More

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New York Mandates Continuing Education for Trainers

December 14, 2016

Thoroughbred trainers must obtain annual continuing education in equine health, welfare, and safety, among other topics.... Read More

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RCI Board Approves Compliance Certification

December 14, 2016

The board voted to create a regulatory compliance program, setting minimum integrity standards based on the Model Rules.... Read More

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Horses Perish in Colorado Barn Fire

December 14, 2016

More than a dozen horses were killed when fire swept through their Adams County barn this week.... Read More

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Dr. Andrew van Eps Joins New Bolton Center Faculty

December 14, 2016

Van Eps' research focuses on understanding, preventing, and treating laminitis and other musculoskeletal diseases.... Read More

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Three-Year Depreciation of Racehorses Not Extended to 2017

December 13, 2016

Congress adjourned without taking action on a tax extender bill, allowing three-year racehorse depreciation to expire.... Read More

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Horserace Betting Levy Board issues 2017 Codes of Practice

December 13, 2016

The codes are a guide to preventing and controlling equine diseases that could threaten the breeding industry.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Visits From the Vet

December 13, 2016

Of the 682 respondents, 221 (32%) said their veterinarians see their horses twice a year. ... Read More

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10 Ways to Celebrate National Day of the Horse

December 13, 2016

How do you plan to celebrate?... Read More

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Charities Join to Promote Working Equid Welfare Standards

December 13, 2016

The standards entitle working donkeys, horses, and mules to basic needs such as food, water, and shelter.... Read More

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California EHV: New Case Confirmed in Los Angeles County

December 12, 2016

Tests are being run on another Los Angeles County horse and an affected Inyo County horse developed neurologic signs.... Read More

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Whips Banned in Australian Harness Racing

December 12, 2016

In a groundbreaking move, racing authorities have declared a nation-wide ban on the use of whips in harness racing.... Read More

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duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Honors Cindy Ingram

December 12, 2016

Ingram has been an active member of the center's Advisory Council since 2001. ... Read More

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UK Celebrates 25 Years of Lloyd's of London Partnership

December 11, 2016

The partnership supports the Lloyd's Equine Disease Quarterly, produced by the UK Gluck Equine Research Center.... Read More

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FEI named International Sports Federation of the Year

December 10, 2016

The award tops off a year of recognition that has also included accolades for the FEI's #TwoHearts campaign.... Read More

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Auction of Seized ISPMB Horses Relocated

December 09, 2016

A barrage of harassing phone calls and other threats prompted the sale's relocation, officials said.... Read More

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Classic Empire Grade 1 Wins to Benefit Equine Research

December 09, 2016

Owner John C. Oxley will donate a percentage of the colt's Grade I earnings to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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Stakeholders Support Central Rule Making for Drug Rules

December 09, 2016

Focus groups and a survey revealed industry support for a centralized rule making entity for racehorse medication rules.... Read More

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Penn Vet to Establish Professorship in Equine Medicine

December 09, 2016

A $5 million gift from Seth and Lucy Holcombe's estate will establish the professorship in honor of Dr. Harry Werner.... Read More

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New Test Barn, Chain of Custody Recommendations Released

December 08, 2016

The recommendations from the RMTC and NTRA are designed to encourage the use of best practices at racetracks.... Read More

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California EHV-1: New Cases Confirmed in Inyo County

December 08, 2016

Inyo County's case total has risen to three, while just one horse remains isolated in the Los Angeles County outbreak.... Read More

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Wednesday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2016

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on PSSM, laminitis studies, equine tongue tumors, and more!... Read More