Horse Industry News

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BLM Seeks Assistance in Identifying Abandoned Horses

November 03, 2015

Two domestic horses were found abandoned and suffering from extreme malnutrition, dehydration, and physical abuse.... Read More

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Laminitis Research Grant Pre-Proposals Sought

November 03, 2015

The AAEP Foundation is accepting pre-proposals for research projects on supporting limb laminitis until Jan. 15, 2016.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Off-Track Thoroughbreds

November 03, 2015

Of the 775 respondents, 560 (72%) said they have owned or ridden an off-track Thoroughbred.... Read More

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TOBA Joins Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

November 03, 2015

TOBA supports reforms to medication testing and enforcement in American Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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New Arrest Made in Florida Slaughter Farm Case

November 03, 2015

An eighth man has been arrested in connection with raids on three illegal slaughter farms in Florida.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Show Jumper Slaughter Case

November 02, 2015

The reward stands at more than $50,000 for information about the slaughter of a Selle Francais gelding.... Read More

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Court Sides With AQHA in Cloning Case

November 02, 2015

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the AQHA in a long-running case involving the registration of clones.... Read More

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Charley Gets a Second Chance at Barrel Racing

November 01, 2015

Read about how a gelding overcame a serious eye problem and formed a bond with a 10-year-old girl.... Read More

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Rock Springs Wild Horse, Burro Facility Temporarily Closed

November 01, 2015

A new office building, hay storage area, and shop improvements are among the changes being made to the facility.... Read More

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American Pharoah Wins Breeders' Cup Classic, 'Grand Slam'

October 31, 2015

The 3-year-old colt became the first Triple Crown winner to contest--and win--a Breeders' Cup Classic race.... Read More

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Del Mar Reaccredited by NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance

October 31, 2015

Del Mar's continuous emphasis on safety and integrity sets an example for the industry, officials said.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Contenders Support Aftercare Efforts

October 29, 2015

To date, 36 owners and trainers have pledged to support New Vocations with a percentage of their Breeders' Cup earnings.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Veterinarians to Assist Breeders' Cup Races

October 29, 2015

Drs. Scott Palmer and Alan Ruggles will be available to provide health reports regarding the athletes in each race. ... Read More

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Jacobs Joins Purina Animal Nutrition Equine Team

October 29, 2015

Robert Jacobs, PhD, will conduct nutritional research that he hopes will help horse owners achieve their goals.... Read More

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Do Eye Wrinkles Reflect a Horse's Emotional State?

October 29, 2015

Researchers found that different types of situations affected horses' eye wrinkle characteristics.... Read More

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November KENA Meeting to Focus on Building Equine Businesses

October 29, 2015

The meeting will be held Nov. 17 at Fasig-Tipton and is open to both equine professionals and horse owners.... Read More

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Study Reveals Areas for Improvement in Practice Management

October 28, 2015

Equine vets can use the results to help identify the top areas to focus on for improving their practice's profitability.... Read More

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A Non-TB Owner's Take on the TB Makeover

October 28, 2015

What experiences have you had with off-track Thoroughbreds? ... Read More

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Boise BLM Wild Horse Corrals Open to Public Oct. 29-30

October 28, 2015

The corrals will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. the public can view the wild horses gathered following the Soda Fire.... Read More

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BLM Cautions Drivers to Watch for Wild Burros on Highways

October 28, 2015

In the past, numerous wild horses and burros have been hit and killed or sustained injuries leading to euthanization.... Read More

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Mixed Pleasure Euthanized at Old Friends

October 27, 2015

The a 30-year-old son of Sucha Pleasure was euthanized the evening of Oct. 26 due to colic complications.... Read More

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Virginia Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty

October 27, 2015

Anne Goland (aka Anne Schumate Williams) is facing more than 20 animal cruelty charges.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horsey Halloween Traditions

October 27, 2015

Of the 482 respondents, only 75 (16%) said they dress up their horse for Halloween. ... Read More

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Jockey Club of Canada Joins Horse Racing Integrity Coalition

October 27, 2015

The Jockey Club of Canada is the second international racing group to join the coalition.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Champion Alphabet Soup to Old Friends

October 27, 2015

Alphabet Soup arrived at Old Friends on Oct. 26 from Adena Springs, where he stood since retiring from racing in 1998.... Read More