Horse Industry News

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Miniature Horse Reported Stolen in California

June 03, 2015

California authorities are hoping the public can help locate a Miniature Horse reported stolen from its Phelan pasture.... Read More

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New Equine Herpesvirus Case Reported in Oregon

June 02, 2015

The Marion County gelding has tested positive for both the wild type and the more serious neuropathogenic form of EHV-1.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Announces Safety, Security Initiatives

June 02, 2015

Breeders' Cup has expanded its out-of-competition drug testing program, increased security at barns, and more.... Read More

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Texas Horse Shot After Fleeing Flood

June 01, 2015

Authorities say the wounded horse is expected to survive after being shot two or three times in the head.... Read More

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Triple Crown Connections Hopeful for American Pharoah's Bid

June 01, 2015

American Pharoah will try to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion on June 6.... Read More

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Be Bullish Arrives at Old Friends at Cabin Creek

June 01, 2015

The 10-year-old gray gelding was claimed and retired May 17 following a win in his 87th start.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kristin Pfahl

May 31, 2015

Pfahl is working to validate a new commercially available assay for detecting equine arteritis virus antibodies.... Read More

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New Vocations to Build New Racehorse Retraining Facility

May 30, 2015

The new facility will include two 15-stall barns, indoor and outdoor arenas, and multiple pastures and paddocks.... Read More

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Arabian Roots Exhibit on Display at UK

May 30, 2015

"Arabian Roots" was developed by UK Libraries, The Keeneland Library, and the Gluck Center.... Read More

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Alligator Bites Florida Horse

May 29, 2015

Officials say alligator attacks on equids are rare. The injured horse is expected to recover.... Read More

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Conversation With Reiner Shawn Flarida Held April 27

May 29, 2015

Shawn Flarida spoke at the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs' Distinguished Industry Lecture Series.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to be Held June 2

May 29, 2015

The event will feature presentations on footing, pasture weed management, landscape decisions on horse farms, and more.... Read More

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Feds Seize Crundwell Horse Show Awards, Trophies

May 28, 2015

Rita Crundwell must surrender her horse show awards, trophies, and other items to satisfy a restitution agreement.... Read More

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UKVDL Part of Larger Animal Health Monitoring Network

May 28, 2015

The Veterinary Diagnostic Lab is in-the-know on animal diseases, including equine ones, around the state and country.... Read More

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Shooting Ruled Out in Miniature Horse Death

May 27, 2015

A Miniature Horse found dead in a pond in Boaz, Alabama, was neither shot nor skinned, according to necropsy results.... Read More

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FBI Offers Reward in Horse Carriage Arson Case

May 27, 2015

The FBI is seeking those responsible for a fire that destroyed 13 horse carriages belonging to the Noble Horse Theatre.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Trees Toxic to Horses

May 26, 2015

Of the 673 respondents, 201 (30%) said they are most concerned about red maple trees.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in California, Virginia

May 26, 2015

The California horse is recovering, while the Virginia horse was euthanized.... Read More

Students must perfect skills such as making incisions, stanching blood flow and stitching wounds before they conduct surgery on real patients.

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CSU Equine Surgeons Develop Lifelike Surgical Models

May 24, 2015

The products allow students to practice and refine surgical skills on realistic models that even ooze "blood."... Read More

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Australian Vets Welcome Biosecurity Bills Passed in Senate

May 23, 2015

The bills are designed to strengthen disease control measures to better manage disease risk in Australia.... Read More

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TCA Announces May Award of Merit Winners

May 23, 2015

Award of Merit nominees consist of individuals or organizations working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Ohio Racing Regulators Discuss 2014 Drug Test Results

May 22, 2015

In 2014 racehorses in Ohio produced 112 positive drug tests, most of them for flunixin meglumine or phenylbutazone.... Read More

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Herd Seized at South Carolina Farm

May 22, 2015

Nearly 30 Arabian horses are receiving rehabilitative care after they were seized at a South Carolina farm.... Read More

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Video Leads to Horse Cruelty Charges

May 22, 2015

An outfitter faces cruelty charges after contacting authorities about a video posted online showing him beating a horse.... Read More

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Registration Deadline for Time to Ride Challenge Approaches

May 22, 2015

The registration deadline for hosts interested in participating is May 26.... Read More