Horse Industry News

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Ontario Reports Two Confirmed Cases of EHM in Durham Region

February 17, 2017

Three other horses from the same farm tested positive for EHV-1 but are not showing neurologic signs at this time.... Read More

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Are You Ready for Spring?

February 15, 2017

Join The Horse's Countdown to Spring Challenge and get your horses and farms ready for warmer weather!... Read More

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Natural Disasters and Horses: Tips to Remember

February 15, 2017

Navigate natural disasters with proper planning and research ahead of time and patience during the aftermath.... Read More

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Tow a Horse Trailer Much?

February 15, 2017

Here's a guide to buying a vehicle to haul your horses.... Read More

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Senators Ask USDA to Restore Records on APHIS Website

February 15, 2017

The senators say the public has the right to know if the Horse Protection Act has been violated and by whom.... Read More

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BLM Calls Wild Horse Slaughter Article 'Fake News'

February 15, 2017

The BLM said its policy is to not slaughter horses "and there has been no congressional direction to the contrary." ... Read More

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Louisiana Veterinarian Accused of Doping Racehorses

February 15, 2017

Dr. Kyle Hebert allegedly supplied trainers with dermorphin, saying the drug would make horses "focus and run faster."... Read More

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The Veterinarian's Role in Equine Cruelty Prosecutions

February 15, 2017

The equine veterinarian is the prosecutor's most important resource and witness in these cases, one attorney said.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Pasture Buddies

February 14, 2017

Of the 1,293 poll respondents, 340 (26%) said their horse is turned out with one other horse.... Read More

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AHC Meeting, National Issues Forum Taking Place June 11-14

February 14, 2017

The event will take place at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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San Diego County, California, Horse Positive for EHV

February 14, 2017

The positive horse was stabled at the HITS Thermal show from Jan. 21 to Feb. 5. The animal is currently quarantined.... Read More

In honor of Valentine's Day, we asked our readers to share photos and stories about special horses in their lives. Here are a few of their stories.

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A Love for Horses

February 13, 2017

Readers recently shared photos and stories of special horses in their lives.... Read More

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University of Illinois Adds Farrier Service

February 13, 2017

The university is acquiring Middlefork Forge and the Midwest Horseshoeing School, both located in Illinois.... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information About Utah Horse Shooting

February 12, 2017

Authorities hope a $10,000 cash reward will help identify those responsible for shooting a horse in a pasture in Roy.... Read More

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Brown Named Chair of Gluck Equine Research Foundation

February 12, 2017

Dr. Stuart Brown will take over as chair, and Michael Banahan, of Godolphin's Jonabell Farm, will serve as vice chair.... Read More

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Warm Winter Could Affect Tall Fescue Toxicosis in Broodmares

February 11, 2017

Mild weather could be behind higher-than-average ergovaline concentrations in tall fescue in Central Kentucky pastures.... Read More

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The 2017 Time to Ride Challenge: More Ways to Win

February 11, 2017

The contest's fourth year will bring significant changes including additional cash prizes... Read More

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Ingham County, Michigan, Horse Tests Positive for EHV

February 10, 2017

The horse had only mild clinical signs and is recovering.... Read More

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Kentucky EHV: Keeneland, Turfway Released From Quarantine

February 10, 2017

These quarantine releases mean there are no racing or training facilities in Kentucky under quarantine for EHV-1.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Cedar Mountain Horse Gather, PZP Treatment

February 10, 2017

The BLM will remove 200-300 horses; 200 mares returned to the range will be treated with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More

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Illinois Lab Receives Interim RMTC Accreditation

February 10, 2017

The University of Illinois Analytical Forensic Testing Laboratory performs drug testing for the Illinois Racing Board.... Read More

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Sport Horse Practitioner Mitchell New AAEP Foundation Chair

February 10, 2017

Dr. Rick Mitchell cofounded and practices at Fairfield Equine Associates in Newtown, Connecticut.... Read More

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2017 Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference Takes Place April 5-6

February 10, 2017

Equine lecture topics will include feeding endocrine-challenged horses, allergies, equine aging, supplements, and more.... Read More

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HPA Inspection Reports Removed From APHIS Website

February 10, 2017

Going forward those seeking HPA inspection and enforcement information must submit a Freedom of Information Act request.... Read More

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Show Your Horse You Care on Valentine's Day

February 09, 2017

Give your equine valentine something he or she will truly appreciate.... Read More