April 16, 2010
The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium has lowered the testing threshold level for phenylbutazone ("Bute"), a commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), but has kept the administration time at 24 hours prior to a race.... Read More
March 23, 2010
More than 1,600 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Does your horse wear shoes or go barefoot?... Read More
March 09, 2010
More than 1,370 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How often do you deworm your horse(s)?" ... Read More
March 09, 2010
With spring flooding likely in the Red River Valley, the North Dakota State University Equine Center again will open an emergency shelter for horses.
"Horse owners are encouraged to prepare for the flood by developing an evacuat... Read More
March 03, 2010
The 2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit, a biennial event on Monday and Tuesday, April 26 and 27, in Lexington, Ky., will feature 74 speakers and panelists dealing with a broad range of challenges facing all segments of the horse industry... Read More
January 29, 2010
The Kentucky horse owners' seminar scheduled for Jan. 31 has been postponed. The event features guest speakers who will touch on many different topics related to the horse industry. Those topics include a discussion about the horse owner of the futu... Read More
January 28, 2010
TellÂ the editors of horse magazines and Web sitesÂ what equine industry issues matter most to you by participating in the American Horse Publications survey. The survey deadline is Jan. 31, 2010.... Read More
January 26, 2010
Horses entered in the name of Michael Gill, North America's leading owner by races won and purses earned in 2009, will not be accepted for entry at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
Chris McErlean, vice president of ... Read More
January 25, 2010
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and American Veterinary Medical Foundation have joined a coalition of other animal health and welfare groups to help address the ongoing humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti following the Janua... Read More
January 20, 2010
The Kentucky Horse Council is no stranger to educating new horse owners. In 2009 they released a DVD, HorseSmarts: Essential Advice for Today's Horse Owner. The 60-minute video, which was shown on KET last summer and fall, includes i... Read More
January 19, 2010
January 15, 2010
Duke is the most popular and longest-serving police horse on the Lancaster City, Pennsylvania, police force. While he is expected to make a full recovery from colic surgery performed at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center, th... Read More
December 12, 2009
Excellence in equestrian sport does not come easy. It takes an amazing sense of dedication, incredible skill, and a courageous heart. In 2009, five horses (and their riders, drivers, and handlers) have shown the world exactly those qualities. F... Read More
December 07, 2009
Law enforcement authorities in three Wisconsin counties are hoping the offer of a cash reward will lead to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a series of incidents that left several animals dead or dying in their pastures. The H... Read More
September 30, 2009
Purina has donated horse feed to two deserving families featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Episodes featuring the Hamptons of Springfield, Mo., and the Marshalls of Dallas, Texas, will air this fall on ABC.
Purina donated five tons... Read More
September 29, 2009
September 19, 2009
Roadside discoveries over the past months of horses slaughtered in west Dade and Broward counties in Florida have prompted Gulfstream Park to contribute $5,000 to the reward fund for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those... Read More
September 07, 2009
Bucking the trends in the racing industry and the economy at large, American Quarter Horse racing indicators showed the industry is holding steady in the face of the biggest economic downturn in decades.
Numbers released by AQHA show that... Read More
September 02, 2009
An exhibitor at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has been suspended indefinitely after allegedly attempting to bribe a horse show official.
The Celebration's... Read More
September 01, 2009
It's fire season in California, where a shortage of rainfall has resulted in dry conditions. As of Monday evening, there were 13 fires burning throughout the state.
In Southern California, the Station Fire in the Angeles National... Read More
May 07, 2009
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) has suspended trainer Cleve Wells in connection with the treatment a horse received from an employee at Wells' Burleson, Texas, facility.
On April 23, the AQHA Executive Committee announced that... Read More
May 05, 2009
Walter Mondale, former vice president of the United States and U.S. Ambassador to Japan, and his wife Joan, member of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, will lead a special first day of sale ceremony at noon May 11, for the new commemorativ... Read More
April 08, 2009
The crowd-pleasing Westfalen mare Rocher, who might be known best for her flopping ears and hair-raising extended trot, will retire from international competition, according to Gypsy Woods Farm owners Charles (Chuck) and Joann Smith.... Read More
March 31, 2009
EasyCare has developed the Easyboot Rx, a new rehabilitation boot and padding system.
The Easyboot Rx provides support and relief for horses suffering from chronic lameness, laminitis, injury, surgery, navicular disease, and other lower... Read More
February 26, 2009
Researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) have received a three-year $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a vaccine to protect against glanders and melioidosis, diseases caused by pathogens that pose potential... Read More
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