Boarding

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Poll Recap: Thanksgiving Horse Care

December 03, 2014

Of the 1,096 poll respondents, 748 (68%) said they stay home at Thanksgiving and care for their own horses.... Read More

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Warning: You Might Need to Post Signs at Your Horse Facility

April 09, 2014

Find out how signage can protect people on your property, as well as you and your farm from liability.... Read More

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Safety: What to Look for in a Barn

March 26, 2014

What safety concerns should you look for when selecting a new stable for your horse? ... Read More

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Unattended Children at Boarding Stables

December 19, 2013

What is the risk of having unattended minors (e.g., persons under 18) at your equine facility?... Read More

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Relocating a Show (or Any) Horse

October 08, 2013

I've created a pre-moving checklist before relocating Lily next week.... Read More

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Horse Relocation Checklist

October 08, 2013

Use this handy guide next time you move your horse to a new home.... 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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Biosecurity Agreement

March 13, 2012

Show or event managers might want to include an agreement requiring a signature on a compliance agreement.... Read More

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Online Budget Tools for Horse Owners Offered by UK College of Agriculture

December 19, 2010

Budgets might seem tedious and onerous to some, but they can also aid in decision-making related to starting a new business, operating an existing business more efficiently, or for tax purposes. In addition, for those who have horses but do not ... Read More

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Boarding Barn Health

June 01, 2010

Moving your horse into a boarding barn is a lot like sending your child to school for the first time. Just as you would in choosing a school for your kids, you want to do your research, asking all pertinent questions.... Read More

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UK Boarding Stable Survey Reflects Owners' Concerns

November 30, 2009

One in four respondents to a recent survey on UK boarding stables reported serious welfare problems, reported World Horse Welfare.

The survey results show serious welfare concerns reported by the public, including 13% who said ther... Read More

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Choosing a Boarding Stable

November 01, 2009

First, all boarding stables are not created equal. Some will provide excellent care for your horse and others, quite simply, will not. They'll take your money every month, but the horse might receive minimal care at best.... Read More

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Equinomics: The Economic Climate of the Kentucky Horse Indus

October 08, 2009

This seminar covers trends and challenges in the racing, competition, and recreational horse industries.... Read More

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Planning for the Worst While You're Away

June 14, 2009

Take the steps to provide the best treatment possible for your horse and your situation, and decrease the stress on yourself and the veterinary team in the event of an equine emergency.

Please turn on your imagination for ... Read More

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Deadbeat Horse Boarders Addressed by Kentucky Law

April 17, 2009

Horse owners who fail to pay boarding fees can and do create real hardship for farm owners. Legislation was recently signed into law that will dramatically improve the outlook for boarding operations left in the lurch by non-paying horse owners.... Read More

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Kentucky Bills Boost Barn Operators, Rescues

February 20, 2009

Kentucky's House Agriculture and Small Business Committee last week approved two bills intended to help boarding barn operators and horse rescues cope with the negative economy.

Sponsored by Rep. Dwight Butler, HR 418 expands local... Read More

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New York Farm Operator Sentenced

November 15, 2008

Geraldine Trupia, the operator of a New York breeding farm from which authorities seized a herd of horses in August, appeared in Troupsburg Town Court for sentencing this week. Now she's speaking out on the circumstances of her case.... Read More

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Kansas Trainer Vows Court Fight Over Relocated Horses

November 10, 2008

Kansas horse trainer Tammy Blase vowed to challenge landlord Scott Becker and his family in court on grounds that he violated their lease agreement by ordering the Nov. 4 removal of 59 horses from Mount Bethel Farm in Meriden, Kan., without firs... Read More

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Horses Grab Headlines in Kansas Financial Dispute

November 07, 2008

A group of 59 horses became the subject of a Jackson County, Kan., police investigation this week after they were reported stolen, then recovered, and then revealed to be collateral in a financial dispute between a Meriden, Kan., farm owner and... Read More

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Effort to Match Seized New York Horses, Owners Continues

October 30, 2008

Eight weeks after seizing 85 allegedly malnourished Thoroughbred horses from a Troupsburg, N.Y., breeding farm, authorities with the Finger Lakes Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) are still trying to match the... Read More

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Readers Report Trends in This Year's Hay Market

October 21, 2008

More than 1,900 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Have you purchased hay for the coming winter?"

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Horse Facility Acreage: Reader Poll Results

September 05, 2008

More than 2,100 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How many acres are there where your horse lives?"... Read More

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Hobby or Business? Defining your Equine Venture

August 31, 2008

According to the Internal Revenue Service, if your main objective is to make a profit, then you are considered a legitimate business.

Many people involved within the horse industry often do not view their small hors... Read More

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Resource Helps Military Families with Horses Make their Move

August 28, 2008

In March 2008, horse owner Valerie Van der Veer launched a Web site to help military families locate on-base stables when they experience a Permanent Change of Station (PCS).

"It... Read More

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'People's Court' Decides Horse Dispute

June 22, 2008

"The People's Court," a television court show featuring real litigants, real cases, and real justice, was the setting for two Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack trainers to settle their dispute over an unpaid board bill in an episode that... Read More