Horse Industry News

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Emergency Preparedness, Large Animal Rescue Courses Offered

July 13, 2014

Equine Guelph will host a workshop designed to help horse owners prepare for and handle emergency situations.... Read More

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Trotter, Welton Elected to AHC Board

July 12, 2014

Trotter is president of the AQHA, while Welton is the USEF's CEO.... Read More

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Prairie Oat Growers Association Awards Second Research Grant

July 11, 2014

Dr. Lori Warren will study beta-glucans, a type of fiber, and the equine immune system.... Read More

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Local Bank, TWHBEA will be Celebration Sponsors

July 11, 2014

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration welcomed two new sponsors after losing one last month.... Read More

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Chuckwagon Horse Dies at Calgary Stampede

July 10, 2014

A ruptured aneurysm is being blamed for the horse's death during a training session for the chuckwagon races.... Read More

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Information Collection Key in Maintaining Track Surfaces

July 10, 2014

Presenters discussed how improved information collection is helping to improve racetrack surfaces.... Read More

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Retired Racehorse Project Launches Thoroughbred Contest

July 10, 2014

Ten ex-racehorses will be trained in ten disciplines by ten prominent trainers for a purse of $10,000. ... Read More

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Panel: Culture Change Needed in Thoroughbred Racing

July 09, 2014

Panelists pushed for better communication and more transparency to help keep racehorses safe.... Read More

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House Clears Veterinary Medicine Measure

July 09, 2014

The House passed the measure allowing vets to legally carry controlled substances to farm call sites. ... Read More

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Kentucky Veterinarian Byars Passes Away

July 08, 2014

Doug Byars, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, age 70, died the evening of July 7 at his Georgetown, Kentucky home.... Read More

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How Much is a Horse Worth?

July 08, 2014

If you're in the business of buying and selling horses, how do you settle on a fair price?... Read More

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California Barn Fire Claims Horses' Lives

July 08, 2014

Investigators are blaming hay bales stored in the barn for the blaze that killed two horses.... Read More

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Klein Equine Research Career Development Award Created

July 07, 2014

The award will provide annual $15,000 grants to individuals considering a career in equine research.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Update

July 07, 2014

The UHC held its annual meeting during the American Horse Council's National Convention and Issues Forum.... Read More

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International Helmet Awareness Day to Take Place July 12

July 07, 2014

Riders4Helmets has teamed with leading helmet manufacturers and retailers to offer education and discounts.... Read More

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AAEP Annual Convention Celebrates 60 Years in December 2014

July 07, 2014

The world's largest equine veterinary continuing-education event convenes in Salt Lake City on Dec. 6-10.... Read More

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BCHA Expands its Reach to Benefit Equestrians Across the US

July 06, 2014

BCHA, an organization that works to protect our right to ride horses on public lands, is bigger than ever. ... Read More

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Mustangs Join Marines in Special Forces Training Program

July 04, 2014

Marines stateside learn horsemanship skills that can help them in war zones.... Read More

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The ACTHA becomes a USEF Alliance Partner

July 02, 2014

The competitive trail association is USEF's newest alliance partner.... Read More

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2014 American Horse Council Convention Wrap-Up

July 02, 2014

Review highlights from the 45th Annual American Horse Council convention held in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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National Uniform Medication Program for Racing Gets Push

July 02, 2014

American Horse Council convention attendees discussed medication program during forums and conversations.... Read More

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Australian Racehorse Owners Now Must Report Horse Retirement

July 02, 2014

Owners must report Thoroughbred racehorse retirement within 30 days under a new Australian Racing Board rule.... Read More

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Louisiana Issues Vesicular Stomatitis Animal Health Warning

July 01, 2014

The state is imposing enhanced requirements on animals entering Louisiana from states with diagnosed VS cases.... Read More

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British Charity Works to Fight African Horse Sickness

July 01, 2014

Ethiopia has both the largest equine population in Africa and a deadly disease that threatens that population.... Read More

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EHM Tests Come Back Negative at Boston's Suffolk Downs

June 30, 2014

Track operations returned to normal after tests cleared five horses with elevated temperatures.... Read More