Horse Industry News

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Teri L. Lear Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

June 22, 2016

Lear was an equine genetics researcher and associate professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center. She died May 14.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Training Help

June 21, 2016

Of the 685 respondents, 277 (40%) said they ask a trainer, riding instructor, or coach for help with training issues.... Read More

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Rescued Horse 'Lily' Dies

June 21, 2016

The mare abandoned at an auction before being adopted by Jon and Tracey Stewart died after being injured in a fall.... Read More

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Canada Introduces New Equine Biosecurity Standards

June 21, 2016

The document chronicles simple ways for owners and handlers to protect horses from disease.... Read More

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Endurance Horse Positive for Banned, Controlled Substances

June 21, 2016

The Jordanian horse tested positive for boldenone, dexamethasone, meloxicam, phenylbutazone, and oxyphenbutazone.... Read More

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The Horse, TheHorse.com Win Equine Media Awards

June 21, 2016

Of the four awards, two came in the same class in which TheHorse.com was the sole entity recognized for excellence.... Read More

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Lightning Strike Blamed for Michigan Barn Fire

June 20, 2016

A mare and her foal were killed in the in blaze in Gilead Township.... Read More

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Horse at Ruidoso Downs Euthanized Due to EHV-1

June 20, 2016

A single horse tested positive for neurologic EHV-1 on June 17. That horse's barn has been quarantined.... Read More

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Horse Dads: Fond Memories on Father's Day

June 19, 2016

The Horse staff and readers reflect on lessons and memories they've shared with the horsemen in their lives.... Read More

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Researchers: Education, Prevention Help Boost Horse Welfare

June 18, 2016

An improved economy, education, and other measures have reduced Minnesota's neglected horse population, researchers say.... Read More

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TCA Elects Five to Board of Directors

June 18, 2016

Bob Beck; Terry Finley; Lesley Howard; J. David Richardson, MD; and Jaime Roth will join the board of directors.... Read More

Kibb Mills (standing left) and Ian Bardwell (standing right), of the Rocky Mountain District’s Trails Program in Montana, stand next to their newly-acquired saddle-trained wild horses from Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC). The trainers (mounted) are inmates with NNCC who have worked with these horses for up to four months to prepare them for adoption.

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Inmate-Trained Wild Horses to Work for U.S. Forest Service

June 17, 2016

Three saddle-trained wild horses were selected to work as pack string horses for U.S. Forest Service trail crews.... Read More

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Carpenter Receives 2016 Equine Industry Vision Award

June 17, 2016

Gary L. Carpenter is the commissioner and CEO of the National Reining Horse Association.... Read More

Dr. Ann Swinker recieved the 2016 Van Ness Award from the American Horse Council.

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Dr. Ann Swinker Receives AHC's 2016 Van Ness Award

June 17, 2016

The award is presented to an individual who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state.... Read More

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The Legalities of Equine Insurance Policies

June 16, 2016

A lawyer describes equine liability insurance and what you should know about these policies.... Read More

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California Tainted Feed Lawsuit Refiled

June 16, 2016

The lawsuit seeks damages for owners whose horses ingested feed allegedly tainted with monensin.... Read More

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Wisconsin EHV-1 Quarantine Released

June 15, 2016

A quarantine put in place after a West Bend horse tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 has been lifted.... Read More

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Jockey Concussion Management Protocol Study Starting Soon

June 14, 2016

The UK and Jockeys' Guild study could evolve into the first comprehensive concussion management protocol for jockeys.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Readers Share Details of Horses' Daily Diets

June 14, 2016

Of the 674 respondents, 614 (91%) said their horses' daily diet includes grain, feed, concentrates, or supplements.... Read More

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Kentucky Barn Fire Claims Saddlebred Horses

June 14, 2016

The farm owner unsuccessfully attempted to save 13 horses inside the barn.... Read More

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Virginia Tech Equine Medical Center Launches Farrier Service

June 13, 2016

Paul Goodness, CJF, and his team will provide full-time services at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.... Read More

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Online Horse Rescue Operator Charged With Animal Cruelty

June 12, 2016

A Pennsylvania woman who operated a rescue via a social media page has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More

Creator wins the 2016 Belmont Stakes in a photo finish over Destin.

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Creator Surges Late to Win 2016 Belmont Stakes

June 11, 2016

Blocked behind horses with a quarter-mile to run, Creator finished strong to catch Destin and win the race by a nose.... Read More

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Accused Embezzler Pleads Not Guilty

June 11, 2016

Anne Schumate Williams is also facing animal cruelty charges stemming from the alleged maltreatment of dozens of horses.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

June 10, 2016

The BLM plans to gather horses and administer the PZP-22 fertility control vaccine to mares returned to the complex.... Read More