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Washington State Barn Fire Kills Two Horses

April 17, 2015

A Miniature Horse died in the blaze, while another horse was euthanized the next day due to burns sustained in the fire.... Read More

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NASC Announces Preferred Supplier Program

April 17, 2015

This program designates companies that provide raw materials to those that manufacture and distribute products.... Read More

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Haws' Animal Cruelty Charges Upheld

April 16, 2015

The charges stem from a 2014 probe that revealed nearly a dozen dead horses dead on Shamus Haws' Magna, Utah, property.... Read More

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Veterinarians Plead Guilty to Horse Doping Charges

April 16, 2015

Four veterinarians pleaded guilty to administering drugs to Thoroughbred racehorses within 24 hours of races.... Read More

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Stop Sale Placed on Pigeon Fever Vaccine

April 16, 2015

The voluntary stop sale is due to reports of unexpected post-vaccination gastrointestinal issues in some horses.... Read More

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Montgomery County, Maryland, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

April 15, 2015

A horse tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) and is being treated by a private veterinarian.... Read More

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BLM Selects Three for Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board

April 15, 2015

June Sewing, Jennifer Sall, and Julie M. Weikel, DVM, will each serve a three-year term on the advisory board.... Read More

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New California Water Restrictions' Impact on Horses

April 15, 2015

Many owners have implemented water conservation practices at their facilities. Here's how they're faring. ... Read More

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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