Horse Industry News

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California Horse Herd Seized

March 10, 2016

Officials seized 23 malnourished horses from a Riverside County farm.... Read More

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Five New York Horses Confirmed With Equine Infectious Anemia

March 10, 2016

Officials have quarantined the farm where all five infected horses reside.... Read More

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2016 Western Veterinary Conference: Wednesday's Top Tweets

March 10, 2016

Tweets and take-homes from the 2016 Western Veterinary Conference's equine acupuncture and emergencies sessions. ... Read More

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WWI-Era Bacteria: The Key to Eradicating Strangles?

March 10, 2016

In the battle against strangles, researchers believe they've discovered a critical genomic influence: war.... Read More

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Sunland Park Racetrack Quarantine Lifted

March 09, 2016

Outside horses can enter the track, and the more than 1,600 horses housed on site since the outbreak began can leave. ... Read More

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Being a Fit Rider is Important for Your Horse's Health

March 09, 2016

Find out how your mental and physical performance will benefit from a program out of the saddle. ... Read More

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2016 Western Veterinary Conference: Tuesday's Top Tweets

March 09, 2016

Tweets and take-homes from the equine lameness and colic sessions at the 2016 Western Veterinary Conference. ... Read More

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TAHC Releases Equine Herpesvirus Quarantine

March 08, 2016

Texas officials have released the El Paso premises quarantined for equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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2016 Western Veterinary Conference: Monday's Top Tweets

March 08, 2016

View some of our news editor's tweets and take-homes from Day 1 of the 2016 Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas. ... Read More

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New NMRC Rules for Entering a Track or Training Center

March 08, 2016

The New Mexico Racing Commission has announced new rules for horses entering licensed facilities.... Read More

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Couple Charged in Connecticut Horse Cruelty Case

March 08, 2016

State authorities have seized 32 horses from an Andalusian, Friesian, and Gypsy Vanner breeding operation. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Spring Foalings

March 08, 2016

Of the 395 poll respondents, 286 (72%) said they aren't expecting a foal this spring. ... Read More

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Royal Veterinary College Partners with Dubai Equine Hospital

March 05, 2016

The agreement will provide annual scholarships for Emirati students to study veterinary medicine at the RVC.... Read More

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Carl Pollard Challenge Kicks off TRF Endowment Campaign

March 04, 2016

Proceeds from the endowment will be used primarily for horse care expenses. ... Read More

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Aqueduct Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 03, 2016

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more.... Read More

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Don't Forget About Working Equids

March 03, 2016

Millions of families worldwide depend on working equids for transportation, farming, economic value, and social value.... Read More

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Flying Horses: What to Consider

March 03, 2016

Be mindful of the associated health risks and understand how to best manage your horse before and after air travel.... Read More

Researchers at the new institute hope to develop therapies that hasten healing for animals and people and are developed from living cells and their products.

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Racehorse Breeder Donates to CSU for Regenerative Research

March 02, 2016

The anonymous breeder donated $20 million toward a new state-of-the-art regenerative medicine research facility.... Read More

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TIP Announces 2015 Performance Awards Winners

March 02, 2016

The awards recognize Thoroughbreds accumulating the most points at shows in 12 award categories throughout the year.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Smelly Stalls

March 01, 2016

Of the 802 respondents, 170 (21%) said they use a stall freshener or deodorizer on an as-needed basis.... Read More

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Horse Head Found in New York City Park

March 01, 2016

Police say the severed horse head was found in a box that also contained a goat head, fruit, and vegetables.... Read More

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BEVA Trust Helps Veterinarian Train Students in West Africa

March 01, 2016

Dr. Alfonso Martin provided basic training to University of Senegal students and to veterinary teams in Mauritania.... Read More

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Phase II of NAHMS Equine 2015-16 Study to Begin

March 01, 2016

The second phase of the study was postponed because of last year's highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak.... Read More

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Request AAEP Foundation Grant Funding by April 1

February 29, 2016

The group funds organizations, universities, and others developing and implementing programs to improve horse welfare.... Read More

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California Horse Owners Seek Damages From Feed Maker

February 29, 2016

A group of owners allege that monensin-contaminated feed from Western Milling caused their horses to become ill or die.... Read More