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EHV Confirmed in Northern Kentucky Horses

January 09, 2017

Four horses from the Oldham County facility have tested positive for neurologic EHV-1 so far.... Read More

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Secretariat Center Places Record Number of Horses in 2016

January 07, 2017

The Kentucky-based organization placed 62 retired Thoroughbred racehorses in new homes for second careers.... Read More

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Latest Equine Hendra Case 'Unusual,' Veterinarians Say

January 06, 2017

The case confirmed in New South Wales last week revealed unusual signs and aspects of the disease, EVA says.... Read More

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TCA Beneficiary of Thoroughbred Club Holiday Campaign

January 06, 2017

The Thoroughbred Club of America's annual giving campaign raised more than $5,000.... Read More

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Hiring a Horse Broker? Get a Contract

January 05, 2017

A good contract describes what is required of involved parties and what happens if they don't fulfill their obligations.... Read More

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MHIB Awards $30,000 in Grants for 2017

January 05, 2017

Funds will be used for a project that provides training for animal control workers in equine welfare cases and more.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: New Positive Test Result Returned

January 05, 2017

Meanwhile, movement restrictions on horses that have recently been at the track are being implemented.... Read More

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Evolution of Italy's Horse Breeds Studied

January 05, 2017

Italian horses are product of diversity coming from across Europe, Asia, and northern Africa, researchers found.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Alabama Horse Shooting

January 04, 2017

A Quarter Horse/Thoroughbred-cross was fatally shot in a Shelby County pasture last week.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Frisco Wild Horse Gather, Removal, and Research

January 04, 2017

Some gathered horses will be fitted with tracking devices and returned to the range as part of the research project.... Read More

“I’m very fortunate to have friends with a variety of horses in their barn that I can ride, as I don’t own a horse here locally,” says Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Church. “Still, it requires very intentional planning on my part, because if I’m not careful, my evenings can get eaten up by other priorities. This year I want to be more deliberate about getting out to the farm to ride.”

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Poll Recap: Horsey New Year's Resolutions

January 03, 2017

Of the 220 respondents, 150 (68%) said they do have horse-related resolutions for 2017.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: Additional Horses Test Positive

January 03, 2017

Four horses have now tested positive for EHV at the New Orleans, Louisiana, racetrack.... Read More

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Miniature Horse Nearly Decapitated in Florida

January 03, 2017

The horse, whose throat had been cut, was found in a rural area near Naples.... Read More

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California EHV: Inyo County Quarantine Released

January 03, 2017

The facility was released from quarantine following repeated negative EHV-1 testing on resident equids.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Instagram Posts of 2016

January 02, 2017

View some of the most popular moments captured on The Horse's Instagram account. ... Read More

UC Davis farrier Shane Westman works on a horse in the Large Animal Clinic's farrier shop.

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Pleasant, Burns to Headline 2017 Heumphreus Lecture

January 01, 2017

Dr. Scott Pleasant and farrier Travis Burns will present on hoof-care topics at UC Davis on Jan. 28, 2017.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Blogs of 2016

January 01, 2017

Read posts from Horses and the Law, Smart Horse Keeping, Old Horses: Better With Age, At Home with Horses, and more.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Podcasts of 2016

December 31, 2016

Audio features on behavior, old horse care, mud management, skin issues, caring for your new horse, and more.... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Announces New Advisory Board

December 30, 2016

The Clinical Veterinary Advisory Board will help the foundation understand clinicians' research needs and more.... Read More

Operation Gelding clinic organizers Lacey Edge and Kaye Garrison have gelded 100 stallions through the Unwanted Horse Coalition’s program.

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Mother/Daughter Team Organizes Seventh Gelding Clinic

December 30, 2016

Operation Gelding clinic organizers Lacey Edge and Kaye Garrison have gelded 100 stallions.... Read More

All gathered wild horses remaining in the temporary holding corrals outside Panaca, Nevada, were transported Dec. 29, to the BLM's Indian Lakes off-range corrals in Fallon, Nevada, to be prepared for adoption.

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BLM Concludes Eagle, Silver King Emergency Wild Horse Gather

December 30, 2016

The BLM removed 74 wild horses from in and outside the Eagle and Silver King herd management areas in eastern Nevada.... Read More

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Tennessee Ponders Grant Award to Walking Horse Group

December 29, 2016

The grant could help fund a study aimed at developing objective ways to detect soring in Tennessee Walking Horses. ... Read More

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South Carolina Man Accused of Horse Theft

December 29, 2016

Curtis Bostic was arrested in Kentucky for allegedly removing a horse from property in Breathitt County.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Infographics of 2016

December 28, 2016

View information on skin conditions, deworming, staying sane on stall rest, feeding, conditioning, and more.... Read More

"Wild Horses in SW Wyoming (White Mountain)."
Photo submitted by Julianne Zimmerman Alley.

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BLM Seeks Nominations for Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board

December 28, 2016

Nominees with experience in equine behavior, wild horse and burro research, and natural resource management are needed.... Read More