Horse Industry News

Di Arbuthnot, chairman of IFAR and chief executive of Retraining of Racehorses, said, "We all have a shared responsibility for the welfare of racehorses, which extends beyond the track.”

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Advocates Stress Responsibility at Racehorse Aftercare Forum

May 19, 2017

Advocates emphasized owner responsibility and humane treatment and shared insights on racehorse retirement programs.... Read More

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Cargill Investigates California Horse Deaths

May 18, 2017

Two horses at the same farm that consumed Nutrena SafeChoice Senior died three days apart.... Read More

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AQHA Executive Committee Approves Welfare Recommendations

May 18, 2017

Recommendations include adding to the forbidden drugs or substances list, creating educational efforts, and more.... Read More

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2017 UK Equine Farm, Facilities Expo to be Held June 8

May 18, 2017

Attendees can receive tips on barn design, farm site planning, nutrient intake regulation, pasture management, and more.... Read More

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Study: Wood Chips Can Improve Paddock Soil Quality

May 18, 2017

Adding absorbent, biodegradable materials to paddocks can keep water sources cleaner and favor healthy grass growth.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Seasonal Respiratory Allergies

May 16, 2017

Of the 268 respondents, 93 (35%) said their horses suffer from seasonal respiratory allergies. ... Read More

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Miami-Dade County, Florida, Horses Missing

May 16, 2017

Authorities are searching for a Paso Fino gelding and Quarter Horse mare that went missing from their stalls on May 11.... Read More

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Royal Mo Sustains Injury During Preakness Workout

May 15, 2017

Royal Mo fractured a sesamoid bone and was transported to PennVet's New Bolton Center for treatment on Sunday.... Read More

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BLM Pauses Emergency Wild Horse Gather

May 15, 2017

Thus far, the BLM has transported 70 horses from the water trap site to the Indian Lakes Facility in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More

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NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Monmouth Park

May 14, 2017

Monmouth Park first received accreditation shortly after the alliance's inception in 2009.... Read More

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BVA: Vets Vital in Post-Brexit Animal Health, Welfare Vision

May 14, 2017

Around 50% of veterinarians registering to practice in the U.K. are from overseas, with most coming from the EU.... Read More

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Mixed Economic Outlook for Equine Industry in 2017

May 14, 2017

Some researchers and equestrians predict a rebound is coming, but not all horse industry members share the enthusiasm.... Read More

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Veterinarians, Farriers Team Up for Lameness Cases

May 13, 2017

Veterinarians and farriers recently collaborated on a case of bilateral keratomas in a 6-year-old Holsteiner mare.... Read More

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AHP Names the 2017 Student Travel Award Winners

May 13, 2017

Annise Montplaisir, Taylor Pence, and Kaycie Timm will receive a $750 travel award to attend the 2017 AHP conference.... Read More

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EIA, EHM, Strangles Confirmed in Colorado Horses

May 12, 2017

The state Department of Agriculture is working with the equine industry and veterinarians to contain the diseases.... Read More

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Pittsburgh Restaurant's Horsemeat Fare Prompts Investigation

May 12, 2017

Cure restaurant sparked a federal investigation after it served horsemeat as part of a special dinner menu.... Read More

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BLM Begins Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

May 11, 2017

The BLM will remove about 60 horses from private land near Boone Springs due to a projected lack of water this summer.... Read More

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FEI Tribunal Lifts Provisional Suspensions on 11 Athletes

May 11, 2017

Provisional suspensions were also lifted from three trainers and two horses.... Read More

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Manufacturer Fined in Contaminated Horse Feed Case

May 10, 2017

Western Milling will pay more than $500,000 in fines in connection with its manufacture of monensin-contaminated feed.... Read More

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Desert Horse-Keeping

May 10, 2017

From hydration to irrigation, learn how to combat challenges that come with caring for horses in arid climates. ... Read More

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Supplement Contamination Caused Positive Test Results

May 09, 2017

A Cargill product, Progressive Nutrition Soothing Pink, was found to contain the banned substance ractopamine. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Sun Protection for Horses

May 09, 2017

Of the 529 respondents, 154 said they apply sunscreen and/or zinc oxide cream to protect their horses from sunburn.... Read More

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Omnibus Bill Sparks Controversy

May 08, 2017

While the bill effectively prohibits horse processing in the United States, some believe it could endanger wild horses.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress Registration Open

May 07, 2017

Those who register before Aug. 3 will receive significantly reduced booking fees.... Read More

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Favored Always Dreaming Wins 2017 Kentucky Derby

May 06, 2017

Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden by John Velazquez, the colt covered the 1 1/4 miles on a wet-fast track in 2:03.59.... Read More