Horse Industry News

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Emergency Wild Horse Gather Begins in Cherry Spring Area

September 20, 2016

The BLM said it plans to gather about 60 horses from the Nevada range due to declining water sources.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Lecture to Focus on Recognizing Lameness

September 20, 2016

Drs. Liz Arbittier and Jessica Morgan will provide tips to help owners improve their lameness identification skills.... Read More

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USEF Appoints Uboh as Laboratory Director

September 19, 2016

Cornelius Uboh, PhD, previously served as bureau director of the Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology and Research Laboratory.... Read More

Rio 2016 Paralympics Grade 1b Freestyle medalists: (L to R) Pepo Puch (AUT) won silver, Stinne Tange Kaastrup (DEN) took the bronze, and Lee Pearson (GBR) captured the gold.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Competition Wraps Up With Freestyles

September 19, 2016

The para-dressage events at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games wrapped up on Sept. 16.... Read More

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University of Maryland Equine Program Breeds Success

September 18, 2016

Learn about the university's Thoroughbred breeding program, a winning one-eyed gelding, and more.... Read More

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British Tracks Testing Padded Hurdle for Jump Races

September 18, 2016

The fall rate since the trials began has reduced to 1.59%, a reduction of 0.5% compared to the 10-year average.... Read More

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International Helmet Awareness Day Takes Place Sept. 17

September 17, 2016

Participating retailers all over the world will be offering discounts on helmets to equestrians on Sept. 17.... Read More

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Snapshots of Safety: Riding Helmets as a Habit

September 16, 2016

When was a time you were glad you were wearing a helmet?... Read More

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Wulster Joins New Bolton Center as Radiologist

September 16, 2016

Dr. Kathryn Wulster will use advanced imaging systems, including MRI, CT, and robotics-controlled imaging. ... Read More

Natasha Baker (GBR) takes the gold in the Grade II individual test.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Golds Pour In for Great Britain

September 15, 2016

Great Britain has won the overall team championships of the Rio 2016 para-dressage competition with a score of 453.306.... Read More

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BLM Responds to Reports on Advisory Board Vote

September 15, 2016

The BLM says it has no plans to euthanize wild horses currently held in short- and long-term holding facilities. ... Read More

CISM President Colonel AbdulHakeem AlShino (BRN, left) and FEI President Ingmar de Vos (right) at the signing of the memorandum of understanding at the Olympic Equestrian Center in Deodoro, Rio de Janiero.

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International Military Sports Council Signs MOU With FEI

September 15, 2016

The CISM holds competitions in four equestrian disciplines: jumping, eventing, dressage, and endurance. ... Read More

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Reward Offered in Florida Horse Shooting

September 15, 2016

Authorities hope the offer of a cash reward will help identify who fatally shot a horse in a pasture near Tallahassee.... Read More

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Would You Know if Someone was Suffering From a Concussion?

September 15, 2016

Here are some signs that might indicate your riding buddy sustained a concussion in a fall or accident.... Read More

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Rutgers to Host Equine Law, Business Seminar

September 15, 2016

The Symposium on Legal, Business, and Insurance Issues Impacting the Equine Industry will take place Oct. 10.... Read More

The medal winners from the Rio 2016 Paralympics Grade IV para-dressage: Sophie Wells (GBR) took gold, Michèle George (GER) claimed silver, and Frank Hosmar (NED) earned the bronze.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Wells, Puch Reign in Rio

September 14, 2016

Pepo Puch (AUT) won the Grade Ib individual medal, while Sophie Wells (GBR) took the Grade IV individual title.... Read More

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National Forest Trail Bill Approved by House Committee

September 14, 2016

The bill directs the Forest Service to address trail maintenance issues that impact trail users, including equestrians.... Read More

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Dawn Davis Joins ELCR Board of Directors

September 14, 2016

The ELCR is a national organization dedicated to saving land for all equine-related activity.... Read More

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BLM Hauls Water to Wild Horses in Eastern Nevada

September 14, 2016

The agency is supplementing spring sources impacted by drought to prevent further declines in animal health.... Read More

Norway’s Ann Cathrin Lübbe wins the first Para-Equestrian medal at Rio 2016, taking gold in the Grade III Individual test on Donatello.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Gold for Norway as Lubbe Back on Top

September 13, 2016

Norway's Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello took home the first gold of the Rio 2016 para-dressage competition.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horses Learning From Each Other

September 13, 2016

The majority of respondents said they've used more experienced horses to help inexperienced ones through new situations.... Read More

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TIP Program Announces 2016 Non-Competition Award Winners

September 13, 2016

Big Saga was named Thoroughbred of the Year. Three individuals share the Young Rider of the Year Award.... Read More

Congratulations to Heidi Nash and "Romeo," whose story won our fan-voted "Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive" photo contest. Romeo is an 8-year-old spotted draft horse who suffers from photosensitivity.

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'Romeo' Tops TheHorse.com's Sun-Sensitivity Contest

September 13, 2016

TheHorse.com Facebook fans selected Romeo as the overall winner of the "Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive" contest.... Read More

"JR is a 20-year-old Quarter Horse, and if we do not put sun screen on his nose when he is in the sun, he gets bad sunburn," said Dianne Boothe. "We had to put him in this stall, which has an attached paddock (which is all shady) and this helps! It's when we go to shows that we have an issue."

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Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive Contest: Editors' Picks

September 13, 2016

Readers submitted stories and photos of their sun-sensitive horses. Discover how they protect their horses from the sun.... Read More

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BLM Nixes Surgical Spay Plan

September 13, 2016

Also, a wild horse and burro advisory board resolution might result in the euthanasia of animals in holding facilities.... Read More