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RMTC Approves GABA Threshold

April 15, 2015

The group approved a uniform testing threshold of 110 parts per billion in blood for the amino acid GABA.... Read More

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Poll Recap: The Organized Horse Owner

April 14, 2015

Of the 664 respondents, 387 (58%) said they keep hard copies of their horses' records in a folder.... Read More

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Equine Professionals Hope to Expand the Horse Industry

April 14, 2015

More than 400 stables and professionals have signed up for the Time to Ride Challenge since registration opened March 1.... Read More

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Accused Louisiana Horse Shooter Arrested

April 14, 2015

A Louisiana man has been arrested for allegedly starving and shooting a pair of horses and maltreating two others.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle Named Official Breeders' Cup Equine Hospital

April 13, 2015

Rood & Riddle is the official equine hospital of the Breeders' Cup and title sponsor of the 2015 post-position draw.... Read More

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AVC to Host Workshop on Equine Welfare

April 11, 2015

Dr. Kathleen MacMillan will speak on equine welfare April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Atlantic Veterinary College.... Read More

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Freeman Named Appleton Professor at University of Florida

April 10, 2015

Dr. David Freeman's research interests include treatment of diseases that cause colic in horses.... Read More

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Eventer Ashker to Present at Thoroughbreds For All Event

April 10, 2015

Three-day eventer Laine Ashker will speak at the event taking place April 24 at West Wind Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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Richardson to Discuss 'Fixing Broken Horses'

April 10, 2015

Dr. Dean Richardson will present examples of current state-of-the-art equine fracture treatments. ... Read More

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WesternU Researchers Study NYC Carriage Horse Stress Levels

April 10, 2015

Researchers from Western University of Health Sciences found no evidence of stress in New York City carriage horses.... Read More

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Cracking the Tax Code

April 09, 2015

Having trouble interpreting taxspeak as it applies to the horse industry? Read on. ... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Market Continues to Show Improvement

April 09, 2015

Horses have been one of the signature sectors of Kentucky's agricultural economy for many years. ... Read More

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Study: How Horses Use Their Eyes and Ears to Communicate

April 09, 2015

Researchers recently took a closer look at how horses use their faces and ears to communicate with herdmates.... Read More

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Michigan EHV-1: Fourth Horse Tests Positive

April 08, 2015

A second Saginaw County horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Winner of 2015 Annual Equine Industry Vision Award Selected

April 08, 2015

The winner will be announced June 19 during the AHP Tally-Ho at the Alamo Seminar in San Antonio, Texas. ... Read More

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Accused Pennsylvania Vets Lose Racing Commission Licenses

April 08, 2015

The veterinarians are accused of administering drugs to horses within 24 hours of when the animals were slated to race.... Read More

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Ohio Adopts 'Use of the Whip' Rule for Standardbreds

April 08, 2015

While there are already regulations in place for whip use in harness races, the new rule is more restrictive. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Spring Fever

April 07, 2015

Of the 577 respondents, 294 (51%) said trail riding gives them the biggest case of spring fever.... Read More

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BLM Colorado Seeks Comment on Proposed Wild Horse Gather

April 07, 2015

The BLM is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado.... Read More

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New York Woman Charged in Horse Theft

April 07, 2015

Wendy J. Holcomb has been charged for stealing a horse from a Hebron, New York, farm.... Read More

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TAHC Releases All EHV Quarantines in Galveston County

April 06, 2015

Three Galveston County, Texas, horses previously tested positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV).... Read More

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Michigan EHV-1: Two Additional Positives Reported

April 06, 2015

An additional Livingston County horse and a Saginaw County horse have tested positive and are under veterinary care.... Read More

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Illinois Horse Shooter Sought

April 06, 2015

Illinois authorities are seeking whoever shot a horse grazing in a Woodford County pasture.... Read More

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USDA to Begin Equine Study This Spring

April 06, 2015

The study's results will serve as a basis for education and research related to equine health and management, and more. ... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park to Honor Cigar with Statue

April 05, 2015

Cigar died last October following complications from surgery for severe osteoarthritis in his neck.... Read More