Horse Industry News

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Apparently Abandoned Horse Found in Arizona

July 20, 2016

The horse was transported to a veterinary facility to receive rehabilitative care.... Read More

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Wise Dan to Receive Inaugural Rood & Riddle Comeback Award

July 20, 2016

The award is given to an equine athlete who overcame a major health complication and returned to elite competition.... Read More

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August KENA Meeting to Focus on Horse Buying

July 19, 2016

Woodrow Friend, DVM; Melissa Moore; and Laura D'Angelo will discuss what buyers should consider when purchasing a horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Summer Arena Dust Control

July 19, 2016

Of the 299 respondents, 196 (66%) said they use a sprinkler or water to help control arena dust. ... Read More

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AVMA Launches Database of Animal Health Studies

July 19, 2016

The database is designed to connect vets and owners to clinical studies on a range of topics, including horse health.... Read More

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Horses Returned to Virginia Rescue

July 18, 2016

A Virginia judge has returned more than 40 horses to a rescue operated by a woman accused of animal cruelty.... Read More

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How to Handle Wild Animal Encounters with Your Horse

July 18, 2016

Before you hit the trail, make sure both you and your horse are prepared for any wildlife encounters that might occur.... Read More

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Buechner-Maxwell New Director at Virginia Tech CENTAUR

July 17, 2016

Dr. Virginia Buechner-Maxwell is interested in studying the impact of equine-assisted programs on human health. ... Read More

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Factors Influencing Rider Safety Behavior Evaluated

July 17, 2016

Key factors included the respondents' attitudes toward protective equipment and the safety behavior of other riders.... Read More

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House Committee Rules on Rep. Ed Whitfield Ethics Probe

July 16, 2016

Whitfield violated House rules, though unintentionally, by allowing his wife to lobby for anti-soring legislation.... Read More

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Vets Gathering for Australian Equine Conference

July 16, 2016

The event will feature lectures about what’s new in equine surgery, ultrasonography, regenerative medicine, and more.... Read More

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Ellis Park Staging Thoroughbred Aftercare Day July 17

July 15, 2016

The TAA accredits and provides grants to racehorse retirement, retraining, and adoption organizations.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $200,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

July 15, 2016

The ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has granted more than $2 million to aid former racehorses since its inception.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Missing Texas Horse Case

July 15, 2016

Authorities are searching for a 3-year-old palomino horse reported missing on June 13.... Read More

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Indiana Grand Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

July 14, 2016

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more.... Read More

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How to Be a Good Neighbor to Nonhorsey People

July 14, 2016

Alayne (Horses for Clean Water), Donna (PSU Extension), and Michelle (The Horse) discuss being good neighbors.... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $535,000 in Grants

July 14, 2016

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) awarded grants to 71 industry-related nonprofits.... Read More

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Estate Planning Tips for Horse Owners

July 12, 2016

Do your horses a favor by planning ahead for what should happen to them once you're gone.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Housing

July 12, 2016

Of the 974 respondents, 634 said their horses live at home with them, while 259 said they board their animals.... Read More

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British Researchers Seeking to Improve Horse Welfare

July 12, 2016

Welfare issues include stress/pain behavior; inappropriate nutrition, stabling, and turnout; and delayed death.... Read More

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BLM's Vale, Oregon, District Plans Wild Horse Gather

July 11, 2016

The BLM will gather 100 horses and return 50 to the range to re-establish the appropriate management level.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Challenging Nature on Equine Infectious Diseases

July 10, 2016

A pathologist shares his thoughts on evolving microbes and how researchers are working to control associated disease.... Read More

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TCA Announces June 2016 Award of Merit Winners

July 10, 2016

Recipients include Michele Rodriguez, Remember Me Rescue, and New Start for Horses/Pennsylvania HBPA.... Read More

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Huffhines Elected to AHC Board of Trustees

July 09, 2016

Craig Huffhines is the executive vice president of the American Quarter Horse Association.... Read More

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2016 Fly Mask Mishap Contest: Editors' Picks

July 08, 2016

Readers submitted photos of their horses' worn, torn, and destroyed fly masks. Here are some of our favorites.... Read More