Horse Industry News

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Poll Recap: Equine Welfare Issues

May 19, 2015

Of the 1,238 respondents, 517 (42%) said they are most concerned about "unwanted" horses. ... Read More

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Utah Police Probe 'Suspicious' Horse Death

May 19, 2015

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a Thoroughbred mare found dead in a Davis County pasture.... Read More

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Judge Tosses Evidence in Wheelon Soring Case

May 19, 2015

The judge ruled that Larry Wheelon's Fourth Amendment rights were violated due to faulty search warrants.... Read More

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The Horse Book Review: Hush Money by Chuck Greaves

May 18, 2015

Join a librarian and equestrian for national "Get Caught Reading" month as she reviews horsey fiction.... Read More

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FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Animal Drug Compounding

May 18, 2015

The document is designed to help ensure compounded drugs are available when appropriately prescribed by a veterinarian.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Water Canyon Pilot Program

May 18, 2015

The BLM is looking for input on an environmental assessment for a wild horse growth suppression pilot program.... Read More

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IHRC Moves Equine Drug Testing to Industrial Laboratories

May 17, 2015

The transition comes after the commission's primary laboratory reportedly failed to report three drug tests.... Read More

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Equine Foundation Donation to Aid in Lameness Evaluation

May 17, 2015

Equine Guelph and Dr. Judith Koenig received a donation help to purchase a lameness evaluation device.... Read More

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Corticosteroid Clearance Following Joint Injections

May 17, 2015

Researchers found that corticosteroid elimination varies depending on the dose used and the number of joints treated.... Read More

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American Pharoah Romps to Victory in Soggy Preakness Stakes

May 16, 2015

American Pharoah registered a seven-length victory and is scheduled to make a bid for a Triple Crown sweep.... Read More

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Swedish Horses Exempt from Pre-Race Testing in Britain

May 16, 2015

International horses--except those from Ireland, France, Germany, and Sweden--must be sampled before racing in Britain.... Read More

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AHC's 2015 Issues Forum and Speakers Set

May 15, 2015

Speakers from various sectors of the industry will speak to the forum's theme of "Protecting and Promoting the Horse."... Read More

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No New EHV-1 Cases Reported in Oregon This Week

May 15, 2015

In the previous two weeks, nine horses developed fever and/or neurologic signs after being exposed to EHV-1. ... Read More

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Sagamore Racing to Donate to Aftercare with Race Sponsorship

May 15, 2015

Sagamore Racing will sponsor the $300,000 Pimlico Special and donate $30,000 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.... Read More

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American Pharoah Draws Post One for Saturday's Preakness

May 14, 2015

The Kentucky Derby victor will take on seven challengers for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown.... Read More

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EHV-1 Identified in Illinois

May 14, 2015

The Illinois Department of Agriculture says two horses have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Alabama Police Probe Miniature Horse Death

May 14, 2015

Police in Boaz, Alabama, are investigating the death of a Miniature Horse found in a Marshall County pond.... Read More

Vets castrate a young colt while the next candidate awaits his turn earlier this month in Hampshire, England.

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BEVA Trust Veterinarians Support Horse Charity Projects

May 14, 2015

The BEVA Trust participated in two pilot projects to help horse welfare in the United Kingdom and abroad.... Read More

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Caring for Horses in the Navajo Nation

May 14, 2015

Navajo officials hope to reduce the surplus feral tribal horse population with roundups and veterinary management.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Iowa

May 13, 2015

A horse stable in Madison County has reported several confirmed cases of neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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New Paradigm for Racing Drug Violations Being Developed

May 13, 2015

Officials seek comment on draft language that would impose a 10-year ban on those guilty of "egregious violations."... Read More

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Florida Police Seek Horse Thief

May 13, 2015

Two horses used in the Osceola County Sheriff's Department mounted unit are safe after being taken earlier this week.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Shooter Identified

May 13, 2015

A man faces an illegal dumping charge after disposing of his horse's carcass in a highly traveled wooded area.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Summer Travel Plans

May 12, 2015

Of the 674 respondents, 167 (25%) said they plan to travel more than 200 miles from their barn this summer.... Read More

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Security, Pre-Race Procedures for Preakness Horses Announced

May 12, 2015

The Preakness Stakes will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.... Read More