Horse Industry News

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Conn. Court Decides on Horses' Propensity to Cause Harm

March 28, 2014

The state Supreme Court skirted the issue of whether horses are by nature a vicious species in its ruling.... Read More

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Applications for AAEP Foundation Funding Due May 1

March 28, 2014

The AAEP Foundation supports those that share the foundation's mission to improve equine welfare.... Read More

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First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

March 28, 2014

The crowdfunding project is possibly the first such effort in the veterinary science field.... Read More

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Leader in Residence Event Connects Horses and Education

March 27, 2014

Debbie Anderson helps connect horses with kids, adults, and veterans via equine-assisted learning.... Read More

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Pony Club Quiz Challenge Seeking Entries

March 27, 2014

Want to test your equine knowledge? Send a team to compete in the Pony Club Invitational Quiz Challenge.... Read More

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N.Y. Law School Launches Equine, Racing Concentration

March 27, 2014

The concentration will encompass expanded courses on equine law, racing regulations, and gaming industry law.... Read More

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AQHA Files Cloning Lawsuit Reply

March 26, 2014

The AQHA has filed its reply in a case involving the registration of cloned horses and their offspring.... Read More

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Giving Back to the Horse Industry with Volunteer Time

March 25, 2014

Log your volunteer hours to help TheHorse.com's community reach 100,000 minutes of service!... Read More

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TheHorse.com Launches 100,000 Minutes of Service Campaign

March 24, 2014

TheHorse.com is encouraging community members to volunteer 100,000 minutes of service to the equine industry.... Read More

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Commentary: The Real Story Behind the "50-1" Shot

March 21, 2014

Steve Haskin takes a look back on he remembers Mine That Bird's Triple Crown journey.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in Barrel Horses near Stillwater, Minn.

March 21, 2014

Five horses on premises tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 after showing signs of neurologic disease.... Read More

Massimiliano Ruggeri (ITA) on Spat Split And White, silver medalists at the FEI European Reining Championships 2013 in Augsburg, Germany.

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FEI Agreement with NRHA, AQHA to Foster Reining Growth

March 21, 2014

The agreement covers horse welfare, FEI rules and regulations, FEI Clean Sport, FEI recognition, and more.... Read More

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The Words I Use With Horses: A Translation

March 20, 2014

What words and verbal cues do you use with your horses?... Read More

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CANTER Opens Texas Chapter

March 20, 2014

Volunteers are working with trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers.... Read More

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Florida Court Denies Barrel Racing Ban Rehearing

March 18, 2014

A state appeals court has given Gretna Racing LLC another "no" in its bid to resume pari-mutuel barrel racing.... Read More

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AQHA Gets More Time to Make Cloning Arguments

March 18, 2014

The AQHA will have more time to to slate oral arguments in their appeal regarding cloned horse registrations.... Read More

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Therapy Horses Missing From Pasture

March 17, 2014

The missing horses are used in an equine-assisted therapy for war veterans and disabled children.... Read More

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Univ. of Florida to Offer Online Horse Care Course

March 16, 2014

The course will shed light on the science behind common horse management practices.... Read More

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UltrOZ Announces First Essay Contest Winner

March 15, 2014

The winning essay is "Moving Towards a Clean Sport--The Role of Next Gen Therapies in Equine Sports Medicine."... Read More

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Congressional Horse Caucus Holds First Meeting of 2014

March 14, 2014

Issues such as immigration reform and the Race Horse Cost Recovery Act were discussed at the meeting.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Proposals for Wild Horse, Burro Population Control

March 12, 2014

The BLM is seeking research proposals aimed at controlling wild horse and burro population growth.... Read More

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New Vocations Announces 16 Ambassadors for 2014

March 12, 2014

The ambassadors will represent the organization and help promote retired racehorses in second careers.... Read More

Roly Owers (left), Ingmar De Vos (center), and John McEwen (right) at the World Horse Welfare/FEI memorandum of understanding signing.

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FEI, World Horse Welfare Formalize Long-Term Collaboration

March 12, 2014

World Horse Welfare has signed a memorandum of understanding with the FEI.... Read More

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Worms and the Silver Screen

March 10, 2014

Will we ever see a movie about worm-hungry bacteria on the silver screen?... Read More

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Time to Ride Introduces '100 Day Horse Challenge'

March 10, 2014

The grass-roots effort designed to engage 100,000 new people with horses in a 100-day period.... Read More