Horse Industry News

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Researchers Look to the Numbers to Improve Equine Welfare

March 30, 2017

Scientists looked at four years of data to try to predict facilities' compliance with animal welfare legislation.... Read More

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Help, My Horse Was Exposed to EHV!

March 29, 2017

Now what? Internal medicine specialist Dr. Stephen Reed offers advice. ... Read More

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BLM, University of Wyoming Horse Movement Study Progressing

March 29, 2017

Researchers have placed GPS tracking collars on 14 wild mares and returned them to the range for monitoring.... Read More

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Quarantine at FEI World Cup Finals Lifted After Retest

March 28, 2017

A horse arriving from Europe produced.a "questionable" blood test result, but tested negative on a retest.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Hoof Care Schedules

March 28, 2017

Of the 1,743 respondents, 841 (48%) said their horses' hooves are trimmed and/or shod every six to seven weeks. ... Read More

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Proposed West Virginia Bill Would Tax Veterinary Services

March 27, 2017

The legislation levy an 8% sales tax on fees charged by veterinarians for any treatment of small and large animals.... Read More

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FEI Rules on 2016 Prohibited Substance Cases

March 26, 2017

An endurance rider received a 30-month suspension while a para-equestrian's provisional suspension was lifted.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Victoria Taylor

March 26, 2017

Taylor is studying how Kentucky 31 tall fescue and a novel endophyte tall fescue affect nonpregnant and pregnant mares.... Read More

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Sunland Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 25, 2017

The alliance is designed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More

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Michigan Man Held in Horse Shootings

March 24, 2017

Luke Wool is accused of shooting two draft horses in the same pasture at separate times.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Shooter Sought

March 24, 2017

Authorities are hoping the public can help identify who shot two horses in the Punkin Center community of Morgan County.... Read More

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UK to Host Second 3-MT Competition for Doctoral Students

March 24, 2017

The three-minute thesis (3-MT) competition teaches students to communicate about their research in a concise manner.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Lawsonia in Kentucky Equids

March 23, 2017

L. intracellularis can cause segments of small intestines and sometimes large intestines to thicken.... Read More

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Scientists Revisit Historic Exercise Research in Racehorses

March 23, 2017

Scientists are highlighting early 20th century studies and Japanese researchers who were well ahead of their time.... Read More

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Loux Receives Storm Cat Career Development Award

March 22, 2017

Dr. Shavahn Loux is studying mares' microRNA population during normal gestation and experimentally induced placentitis.... Read More

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Registration Open for AHC Annual Meeting

March 22, 2017

The meeting and National Issues Forum will take place June 11-14 in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Shedding Season

March 21, 2017

Of the 1,106 respondents, 866 (78%) said they curry or groom their horses to help them shed their winter hair coats.... Read More

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Data Collection to Begin for 2017 Economic Impact Study

March 21, 2017

The American Horse Council will begin collecting data on April 1.... Read More

Here at <em>The Horse</em>, we've been anxiously counting down the days until spring. Check out some of our top tips from our Countdown to Spring Challenge to get your horses and farm ready!

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The Horse's Countdown to Spring Challenge

March 20, 2017

Our staff has been anxiously counting down to spring. Check out our top tips to get your horses and farm ready! ... Read More

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Participation Sought in National Equine Health Survey

March 20, 2017

British horse owners and keepers are urged to take part in the National Equine Health Survey from May 22-29.... Read More

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USEF, AERC Issue Joint Statement on Endurance Horse Welfare

March 19, 2017

The groups expressed "alarm over continued disproportionate equine deaths, equine doping, and catastrophic injuries."... Read More

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Equine Charities Unite to Put Welfare Policy Into Practice

March 18, 2017

Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA, and World Horse Welfare will help implement global working equid welfare standards.... Read More

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Strangles Spread Slowing in Nevada

March 18, 2017

However, the state agriculture department is still receiving reports of new cases, predominantly in western Nevada. ... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus Update

March 16, 2017

With EHV cases reported from California to Kentucky already in 2017, get information you need to protect your horse.... Read More

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Shake Off the Winter Doldrums and Get Back in the Saddle

March 16, 2017

Get a head start on readying horses for the warmer weather with these tips.... Read More