Recent News for Business Management

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State Travel Requirements

November 20, 2014

Find out who to call and what papers to gather before heading out-of-state with your horse. ... Read More

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Hiring a Horse Broker? Get a Contract

November 19, 2014

A good contract describes what is required of involved parties and what happens if they don't fulfill their obligations.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Sale Selections

November 11, 2014

Of the 738 respondents, 440 (60%) said they prefer to sell horses using online or print classifieds and flyers.... Read More

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From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Prices

October 07, 2014

Of the 1,858 respondents, 823 people (44%) said they paid $1,001-$5,000 for the last horse they purchased.... Read More

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Drug Testing in Equine Prepurchase Evaluations

September 19, 2014

Drug screening can offer additional information pertaining to the horse's ability to fit a buyer's needs. ... Read More

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AHC: Bonus Depreciation Bill Passed by House

July 16, 2014

The House passed a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the bonus depreciation.... Read More

All horses, regardless of intended use, should receive a thorough veterinary prepurchase exam.

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Prepurchase Exams: A Health Care Must

June 29, 2014

Investing in an equine prepurchase exam can save horse owners heartache and money.... Read More

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Cryptorchid Confusion

April 28, 2014

A horse I'm interested in buying is a cryptorchid. I really like the horse--should I not consider buying him?... Read More

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What to do if a Horse's Microchip Company is out of Business

April 21, 2014

My horse's microchip company is no longer in business. What should I do? ... 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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Prepurchase Examinations: Don't Forget the Eyes

February 06, 2014

But before you sign the papers for your new horse, have your veterinarian look the horse in the eye.... Read More

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Bill Would Extend Equine Industry Tax Benefit

January 14, 2014

Several favorable tax provisions the horse industry enjoyed in 2013 have reverted to lower levels or expired.... Read More

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French Equestrians Protest Tax Law Change

December 06, 2013

The change could threaten 80,000 horses' lives and put more than 6,000 horse industry employees out of work. ... Read More

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Maintaining Horse Health Records: Keep Notes on Everything!

October 31, 2013

Records can reveal health patterns, provide clues for health concerns, and keep wellness programs on track.... Read More

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Planning, Zoning Basics for Horse Farms Webinar Scheduled

October 11, 2013

The webinar is designed to introduce the basics of planning and zoning for the equestrian community. ... Read More

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Florida Horsemen Collaborating on Economic Impact Study

September 10, 2013

After the Ky. Equine Survey results were released, Florida horsemen are collaborating on their own study. ... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Offer Equine Business Management Course

August 10, 2013

Learn what makes a properly planned business stand out with an online course on equine business management.... Read More

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Veterinary Care for the Sport Horse

November 15, 2012

The goal for sport horses, from prepurchase exams through their careers, is to extend the time to retirement.... 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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Eye Evaluation in Equine Prepurchase Exams

October 21, 2012

While not all eye anomalies are detrimental to vision, others can cause sale talks to cease.... Read More

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Kentucky Farm-Level Equine Receipts Increase in 2011

September 30, 2012

After declining for three straight years, Kentucky farm-level equine receipts increased in 2011.... Read More

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Equine Guelph can Help Plan for a Profitable Equine Business

August 05, 2012

Equine Guelph is offering a 12-week equine business management course this fall.... Read More

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How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More

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BEVA to Host Equine Veterinary Practice Management Forum

May 28, 2012

BEVA will present a forum to help equine veterinary practices get the best out of their business. ... Read More