Horse Identification

Volunteers process equine passports in the temporary veterinary clinic inside the Kentucky Horse Park.

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FEI Working to Improve International High Performance Horse Movement

November 08, 2012

The FEI's new project will include endorsing an official biosecurity guide and promoting horse passports.... Read More

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2013 First-Time FEI Horse Registration: Microchips Required

October 21, 2012

Beginning Jan. 1, 2013, all horses newly-registered with the FEI must be microchipped.... Read More

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Hurricane Isaac Equine Rescues Chronicled

October 09, 2012

The Louisiana State Animal Response Team rescued numerous of horses from the storm and its aftermath.... Read More

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eyeD to Provide Equine Identification at APHA World Show

September 27, 2012

Participating horses will receive a courtesy scan from eyeD at the identification station throughout the show.... Read More

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Study Finds Equine Hot Brands Difficult to Decipher

August 26, 2012

An Austrian study finds brands used in horse identification difficult to read in some instances.... Read More

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Horses Displaced by Colorado Wildfires

June 25, 2012

More than 200 horses have been evacuated from a wildfire burning near Manitou Springs, Colo.... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for Active Wildfire Season

June 03, 2012

National authorities have cautioned horse owners to prepare for wildfires before they occur.... Read More

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Hurricane Season Resources for Horse Owners

June 01, 2012

Learn how to prepare yourself, your horse, and your farm for the hurricane season.... Read More

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Thwarting Horse Thieves

June 01, 2012

Reduce the risk of your horse turning up missing and increase recovery chances.... Read More

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Keeping Your Horse Farm Afloat

June 01, 2012

Set up a communications plan to help your farm or business survive in the event of a disaster.... Read More

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Equine Identification: Methods and New Technologies

May 29, 2012

Details on why equine identification is vital to owners, government officials, breed registries, and vets.... Read More

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Heated Debate Over Potential Hot Branding Ban in Germany

May 25, 2012

If the proposal passes German horse breeders will no longer be allowed to brand their horses with a hot iron.... Read More

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Equine Identification: Free Webinar

May 15, 2012

Presenter Monty McInturff, DVM, will detail why equine identification is vital to horse owners and vets.... Read More

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Crisis Communication Planning Resources for Equestrians

May 07, 2012

A catastrophic occurrence can cause nearly irreparable damage to a horse business, event, or brand.... Read More

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KHC Seeking Information on Equine Tornado Victims

April 21, 2012

The number of horses lost or injured as a result of the storms is still uncertain.... Read More

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'Luck' Filming Suspended After Third Horse Dies

March 14, 2012

The animal was being led back to its barn after a veterinary check when the horse reared and fell backwards.... Read More

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British Showjumping Implements Microchip Rule

February 03, 2012

The rule requires newly registered horses and ponies competing in national competitions to be microchipped.... Read More

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Southern Arkansas University Police Seek Horse Thieves

November 04, 2011

The thieves made off several horses from the stables at the school's Magnolia campus earlier this week.... Read More

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Microchipping vs. Branding Horses: Which is Less Stressful?

October 25, 2011

There was no significant difference in stress levels between horses that were branded or microchipped.... Read More

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Search Continues for New York Thoroughbreds Lost in Flood

September 16, 2011

The horses' owner hopes aggressive ground searches will help locate the horses displaced in Hurricane Irene.... Read More

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TAHC Responds to Raging Wildfires Across Texas

September 12, 2011

The wildfires across the state of Texas have necessitated assistance from the Texas Animal Heath Commission.... Read More

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Stolen Horses International Helps Bring Horses Home

September 08, 2011

Stolen Horses International and its companion website NetPosse.com help owners search for missing horses.... Read More

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Texas Wildfires: Too Soon to Know How Many Horses Evacuated

September 06, 2011

Members of Texas' equine community are working together to help horses threatened by raging wildfires.... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Irene

August 25, 2011

Emergency response personnel are urging horse owners in hurricane-prone regions to prepare for the storm.... Read More

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USDA Seeks Comments on Animal Disease Traceability Rule

August 10, 2011

The USDA issued a proposed rule a proposed rule to establish regulations for improving livestock traceability.... Read More