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Take Winter By Storm: On-Farm Emergency Preparedness

December 21, 2017

Use this list to help you become chore efficient and better equipped before the next winter storm.... Read More

Will Snell, PhD, UK agricultural economist presents during the 2017 Agricultural Economic Outlook.

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Kentucky's Agricultural Economy Improves

December 21, 2017

Kentucky's equine market recovered from the global recession and stabilized in 2017, a UK agricultural economist said.... Read More

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NTRA: Tax Bill Could Benefit Thoroughbred Breeders, Owners

December 21, 2017

The tax package includes changes to depreciation and expensing of yearlings, breeding stock, farm equipment, and more.... Read More

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Holiday Gifts Your Horse Will Love

December 21, 2017

Not sure what to get your horse? Consider an enrichment toy or activity!... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Nevada Wild Horse Gather Plan

December 21, 2017

The BLM proposes gathering and removing wild horses from in and outside the Seaman and White River Herd Area boundaries.... Read More

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Horse Rescue Operators Share Christmas Wish Lists

December 21, 2017

Find out how you can help horse rescues this holiday season, from donating supplies to offering time.... Read More

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National Museum of Racing, Hall of Fame Launches Foal Patrol

December 19, 2017

Foal Patrol's webcams will allow the public to view real-time streams of mares during pregnancy through foaling.... Read More

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Bicking, Frank to Headline 32nd Heumphreus Lecture

December 19, 2017

During this year's lecture, farrier Daisy Bicking and Dr. Nick Frank will present on laminitis and endocrine disorders.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Trailer Loading During Emergencies

December 19, 2017

Of the 329 respondents, 257 (78%) said they're confident their horse would load into a strange trailer in an emergency.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Burros in Johnnie Herd Management Area

December 19, 2017

The BLM said burros have started entering and damaging private property and several have been hit crossing roads.... Read More

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Study: Donkeys Need Added Protection in Cold Climates

December 19, 2017

Donkeys lack an insulating winter coat, meaning they aren't as well-equipped to deal with cold weather as horses.... Read More

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Nevada Terminates Virginia Herd Management Agreement

December 16, 2017

Previously the state worked with the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign to manage the herd of estray horses.... Read More

Government officials from the Hong Kong SAR and the Chinese Mainland, along with industry experts from around the world, toured the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Conghua Training Centre.

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Animal Health Officials, Vets Tour Conghua Training Centre

December 16, 2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club's Conghua Training Centre, on the Chinese mainland, is slated to open in 2018.... Read More

Left to Right: Fiona Cunnington, Martin Clunes, and Julian Samuelson.

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BEVA Trust Wins BHS Welfare Award

December 15, 2017

The BEVA Trust allows veterinarians to volunteer for projects that enhance equine welfare both locally and globally.... Read More

Hong Kong Jockey Club Chairman Dr. Simon S.O. Ip, CBE, JP, addresses Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese government officials and delegates at the opening ceremony of the International Conference on the Equine Disease Free Zone.

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Hong Kong, China Establish Equine Disease-Free Zone

December 15, 2017

The only equine disease-free zone on the Chinese mainland paves the way for a new Thoroughbred training center.... Read More

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Navicular Disease: Early Intervention and Long-Term Care

December 14, 2017

Learn about diagnosis and management of navicular horses and get your questions answered.... Read More

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Peaceable Farm Operator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

December 14, 2017

Anne Williams, who operated a horse rescue in Virginia, pleaded guilty to embezzling funds donated to help the horses.... Read More

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Ontario Equestrian Donates to Equine Research

December 14, 2017

With the donation Equine Guelph researchers will study gut health and colic prevention.... Read More

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Finding Balance Amid the Day-to-Day Rigors of Vet Practice

December 14, 2017

Nigel Marsh shares advice for veterinarians on achieving the often-elusive balance between careers and personal lives.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Groundwork Practice

December 12, 2017

Of the 452 respondents, 367 (81%) said groundwork is a regular part of their routine with their horses.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in Connecticut Horse

December 12, 2017

Tests are pending on three additional horses. The horses were vaccinated and are recovering.... Read More

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Two EHV Cases Confirmed in Illinois

December 11, 2017

The index facility in Champaign County has been quarantined after the two EHV-positive horses were euthanized.... Read More

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Do Horses in Mild Climates Need Extra Care During Winter?

December 11, 2017

Not everyone sees snow fly during the winter months, but horses still have seasonal needs that must be met.... Read More

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Time to Ride Contest Rewards Top Marketing Strategies

December 11, 2017

This written-entry contest rewards Time to Ride Challenge contestants for innovative and effective outreach strategies.... Read More

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TAA Accredited 37 Organizations for 2017

December 09, 2017

The organizations include 31 that were reaccredited and six that received accreditation for the first time.... Read More