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Search Under Way for 22 Horses Swept Away by Irene

September 04, 2011

The New York-based owner of 22 horses swept away during Hurricane Irene is hoping to recover his animals.... Read More

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Applying Pasture Analysis

September 01, 2011

Collecting an accurate pasture sample is only half the battle; interpreting the results and putting them to go... Read More

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2010 Canadian Equine Industry Profile Study Results Released

August 31, 2011

The 2010 Canadian Equine Industry Profile Study results reveal an equine industry worth $19 billion annually.... Read More

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Texas Liability Law Protects Barn Operators, Horse Owners

August 12, 2011

Equine professionals are protected from liability connected to equine activities by a limited liability law.... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information on Texas Horse Shooting

July 29, 2011

Authorities in Texas are seeking whoever is responsible for the shooting death of horse in Parker County.... Read More

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TAMU Equine Initiative Receives $2.5 Million Grant

June 11, 2011

The Burnett Foundation recently awarded a $2.5 million challenge grant to the Texas A&M University Foundation... Read More

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Eventing Horses Released from Hospital After Barn Fire

June 08, 2011

All but one of the horses injured in a barn fire at 2010 World Equestrian Games three-day eventer Boyd Martin... Read More

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Poll: Readers Rarely Combine PRP Treatments

May 24, 2011

Poll: "What treatments have you/your vet combined with platelet-rich plasma for healing your horse's injury?"... Read More

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Feeding Horses with Neurologic Disease

May 20, 2011

Horses with neurologic disease often receive oral vitamin E supplementation.... Read More

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Tennessee HPA Violation Indictment Expanded

April 28, 2011

A federal grand jury in Chattanooga, Tenn., has returned an indictment that adds charges against three Tennessee residents already accused of violating the Horse Protection Act (HPA) and indicts a fourth Tennessee man in connection with the case. The... Read More

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AHC Releases Report on Equestrian Access on Federal Land

April 19, 2011

On April 19, the American Horse Council (AHC) released its 2010 Report on Equestrian Access on Federal Land. The 2010 report is intended to provide a brief overview of the responses the AHC received from equestrians to its ongoing access survey in ... Read More

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New Mexico Equine Summit To Address State Horse Industry

March 23, 2011

The first New Mexico Equine Industry Summit will be held March 26 at the Curry County fairgrounds in Clovis, N.M., and is coordinated by New Mexico State University's (NMSU) Cooperative Extension Service and the New Mexico Horse Council.... Read More

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UF Healthy Horses Conference Scheduled for April 9

March 17, 2011

On April 9, the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting their 4th annual Healthy Horses Conference. Healthy Horses is an educational day with a focus on successful equine health care. The day includes lectures, lunc... Read More

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KER Establishes Lawrence Fellowship at the University of Kentucky

February 21, 2011

Kentucky Equine Research (KER) has established a graduate student fellowship at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture to honor the memory of Larry Lawrence, PhD, who was a valued KER employee for many years. The Lawrence Fellowship, worth... Read More

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Maryland Horse Shooter Sought

February 07, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Maryland are seeking those responsible for shooting a show horse residing in a Charles County pasture. Diane Richardson, press secretary for Charles County Sheriff Rex Coffey said the horse's owner discovered the ... Read More

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Two Charged in Ohio Horse Shooting

January 04, 2011

Two Ohio men are facing multiple charges after allegedly engaging in a shooting spree that left one horse dead. According to a news release provided by Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks Sr., Jakeb M. Bailey and Blake M. Keel allegedly left ... Read More

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Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Announces Continuing Education Schedule

November 29, 2010

Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center has announced its 2010-11 Tuesday Talks schedule. This series of free lectures is designed to provide veterinarians, horse owners, and industry professionals with valuable insight and ...... Read More

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Georgia Horses Under Care After Seizure

September 23, 2010

A herd of 40 allegedly maltreated horses are under rehabilitative care after their removal from a Clarkesville, Ga., property on Monday. Habersham County Director of Animal services Jason Smith said county animal control authorities ... Read More

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Consider Stall Space When Shipping Overseas

September 09, 2010

Horses shipped from overseas normally travel in jet stalls, specially made containers that house three adult horses or five foals. David Hasenauer, president and CEO of Jet Pets, Inc. in Los Angeles, a privately owned and operated qu... Read More

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Readers Turn to Vets for Deworming Information

September 07, 2010

More than 440 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Where do you get most of your deworming information?" ... Read More

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Knowing a Horse's Laterality Could Affect Training

August 05, 2010

Knowing whether a horse favors his left or right leg can help owners and trainers develop better training programs for him, according to Amanda Warren-Smith, PhD, of the Millthorpe Equine Research Centre in New South Wales, Australia. An easy w... Read More

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MyHorseUniversity.com to Offer Free Webcast on Shivers Today

July 28, 2010

A free live webcast will be offered at 1 p.m. EDT, July 28 to address one of the most puzzling disorders in horses. "Shivers" is a disorder in horses that has been recognized for centuries. It's also been puzzling equine experts for... Read More

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Estray Nevada Horses to be Sold at Auction

July 09, 2010

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) will sell 175 estray horses at auction that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) removed from a public range on the Nevada-Utah border last month. The gathered horses are not BLM mustangs. Th... Read More

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American Horse Council Highlights Recreational Riding

July 01, 2010

On Tuesday June 22, the American Horse Council (AHC) held its first Recreation Forum in Washington, DC to highlight issues of importance to recreational riders. The forum was attended by representatives from national equestrian organizations an... Read More

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Increased Relief for Kentucky Horse Owners on the Way

June 30, 2010

According to a recent report, one out of every 10 work-eligible Kentuckians is unemployed. In response to the significant increase in jobless horse owners, the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) has modified eligibility requirements for their Equine ... Read More