Horse Industry News

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Old Friends Retiree Bull Inthe Heather Euthanized

April 08, 2014

The 24-year-old had been receiving treatment for several health issues, but his quality of life diminished.... Read More

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CSU Research Project to Study Benefits of Equine Therapy

April 06, 2014

The five-year research program will focus on the potential benefits of equine-assisted activity and therapy.... Read More

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Record Number of Entries for 2014 Rolex Kentucky Event

April 05, 2014

Entries have been filed for a record 82 horses, exceeding the previous record of 73 that were entered in 2012.... Read More

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Tax Depreciation for Racehorses Advances

April 04, 2014

This provision accelerates, simplifies, and makes uniform the depreciation period for racehorses. ... Read More

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Eventing Champion Headley Britannia Euthanized

April 02, 2014

Headley Britannia was euthanized April 1 after a cross-country schooling accident. She was 21.... Read More

Cally Matherly's photo of "Frederik the Great" received the most votes in our 2014 Hairiest Horse photo contest and was declared the winner.

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2014 Hairiest Horse Contest: Editors' Picks

April 02, 2014

Here are a few of our favorite photos submitted by fans for The Horse's Hairiest Horse contest. ... Read More

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Volunteers Care for Horses after Washington Mudslide

April 02, 2014

Area volunteers care for horses impacted by a mudslide in Snohomish County.... Read More

Approaching the Rolex stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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Bromont, Lexington Continue in 2018 WEG Bid Process

April 02, 2014

Bromont/Montreal and Lexington have confirmed their interest in hosting the World Equestrian Games in 2018.... Read More

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Record Number of Nations Declare Participation in 2014 WEG

April 02, 2014

Seventy-two national federations intend to participate in the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG).... Read More

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International Horse Sports Confederation Holds First Meeting

April 01, 2014

At the meeting, the FEI and the IFHA confirmed they share the same core values of protecting horse welfare.... Read More

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Colt Born at New Bolton Center with World Watching

March 31, 2014

Thoroughbred mare My Special Girl gave birth to a colt at 9:22 p.m. on March 29 at the New Bolton Center. ... Read More

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Conn. Court Decides on Horses' Propensity to Cause Harm

March 28, 2014

The state Supreme Court skirted the issue of whether horses are by nature a vicious species in its ruling.... Read More

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Applications for AAEP Foundation Funding Due May 1

March 28, 2014

The AAEP Foundation supports those that share the foundation's mission to improve equine welfare.... Read More

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First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

March 28, 2014

The crowdfunding project is possibly the first such effort in the veterinary science field.... Read More

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Leader in Residence Event Connects Horses and Education

March 27, 2014

Debbie Anderson helps connect horses with kids, adults, and veterans via equine-assisted learning.... Read More

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Pony Club Quiz Challenge Seeking Entries

March 27, 2014

Want to test your equine knowledge? Send a team to compete in the Pony Club Invitational Quiz Challenge.... Read More

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N.Y. Law School Launches Equine, Racing Concentration

March 27, 2014

The concentration will encompass expanded courses on equine law, racing regulations, and gaming industry law.... Read More

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AQHA Files Cloning Lawsuit Reply

March 26, 2014

The AQHA has filed its reply in a case involving the registration of cloned horses and their offspring.... Read More

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Giving Back to the Horse Industry with Volunteer Time

March 25, 2014

Log your volunteer hours to help TheHorse.com's community reach 100,000 minutes of service!... Read More

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TheHorse.com Launches 100,000 Minutes of Service Campaign

March 24, 2014

TheHorse.com is encouraging community members to volunteer 100,000 minutes of service to the equine industry.... Read More

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Commentary: The Real Story Behind the "50-1" Shot

March 21, 2014

Steve Haskin takes a look back on he remembers Mine That Bird's Triple Crown journey.... Read More

Massimiliano Ruggeri (ITA) on Spat Split And White, silver medalists at the FEI European Reining Championships 2013 in Augsburg, Germany.

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FEI Agreement with NRHA, AQHA to Foster Reining Growth

March 21, 2014

The agreement covers horse welfare, FEI rules and regulations, FEI Clean Sport, FEI recognition, and more.... Read More

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The Words I Use With Horses: A Translation

March 20, 2014

What words and verbal cues do you use with your horses?... Read More

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CANTER Opens Texas Chapter

March 20, 2014

Volunteers are working with trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers.... Read More

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Florida Court Denies Barrel Racing Ban Rehearing

March 18, 2014

A state appeals court has given Gretna Racing LLC another "no" in its bid to resume pari-mutuel barrel racing.... Read More