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Officials Seize More Than 40 Horses in Idaho

March 14, 2017

Authorities charged an Idaho couple each with 23 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty. ... Read More

You can use a bristled brush on a horse's mane as pictured (a strong human hairbrush works) or a mane comb. However, some people opt for finger combing to prevent hair breakage.

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Poll Recap: Business or Hobby?

March 14, 2017

Of the 552 respondents, 418 (76%) said they were involved with horses primarily as a hobby.... Read More

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Florida Wildfire Displaces More Than 100 Horses

March 13, 2017

More than 100 horses were displaced when wildfires swept through a neighborhood in Naples last week.... Read More

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Horse Remains Found in Mark Twain National Forest

March 13, 2017

The remains of the young horse were discovered on March 3.... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust 2017 Grant Application Period Open

March 12, 2017

Nonprofit organizations can submit applications for the foundation's 2017 grants program until May 1.... Read More

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More Than 40 Horses Seized From New York Farm

March 11, 2017

The allegedly maltreated horses are among 150 animals investigators seized from the Watertown, New York, farm.... Read More

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Workshop on Depo for Competition Horses Takes Place March 13

March 10, 2017

The USEF will review the science and use of medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera) in competition horses.... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Welfare Measure Advances

March 09, 2017

The legislation requires those convicted of equine cruelty to pay restitution for the animals' care.... Read More

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Denny Emerson, Down the Stretch Ranch Receive TCA Award

March 08, 2017

Award of Merit recipients work to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds or the people working with them.... Read More

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BLM Conducting Scoping for Wyoming Wild Horse Gather

March 08, 2017

The BLM estimates it will gather 1,029 horses to achieve appropriate management levels in three herd management areas.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Picky Eaters

March 07, 2017

Of the 413 respondents, 212 (51%) have dealt with an equine picky eater. ... Read More

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Make Brexit an Opportunity, British Equine Industry Says

March 07, 2017

Panelists discussed the potential impact on equine trade, identification, biosecurity, competition travel, and more.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Board Approves Record Funding in 2017

March 07, 2017

Study topics include laminitis, EHV, joint treatments, pain management, racehorse injury risk and prevention, and more.... Read More

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Tips for Developing a Firewise Evacuation Plan

March 06, 2017

Wildfire can become a real threat to horse farms.... Read More

Professor Josh Slater receiving the Sir Colin Spedding Award on behalf of Jim Green, presented by HRH The Princess Royal, President of the National Equine Forum.

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Equine Rescue Pioneer Receives NEF Award

March 05, 2017

Jim Green received the Sir Colin Spedding Award at the National Equine Forum in the United Kingdom.... Read More

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Natural Disaster: Are You and Your Horse Ready?

March 04, 2017

Are you and your horse ready for emergency evacuation? Get tools and information you need to keep your horse healthy.... Read More

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Single-Vehicle Crash Kills 19 Horses

March 04, 2017

The horses were killed when the trailer in which they were riding veered off the road and overturned in Mississippi.... Read More

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ELCR to Conduct Survey of Land Conservation Organizations

March 03, 2017

The survey will cover organizations' missions, existing partnerships, best practices, successes and failures, and more.... Read More

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Can Sport Horse and Racehorse Practice Be Ethical?

March 02, 2017

Practice can and should be ethical, but it's not always easy. Pressure applied by trainers or owners can be substantial.... Read More

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Housing Department Probes Service Horse Case

March 02, 2017

A Washington man was asked to remove a pony he allegedly used as a service animal from a residential neighborhood.... Read More

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AAEP Publishes Guidelines for Race Day Injury Management

March 02, 2017

The guidelines provide protocols for appropriate preparation for, response to, and management of on-track injuries.... Read More

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The Horse, FeedXL Team for National Nutrition Month

March 01, 2017

Get information-packed nutrition content throughout March.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Colic Surgery

February 28, 2017

Many respondents said they'd have to consider the possible outcomes before sending a horse to colic surgery.... Read More

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Tow a Horse Trailer Much?

February 28, 2017

Here's a guide to buying a vehicle to haul your horses.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Cedar Mountain Gather, Removal, PZP Treatment

February 28, 2017

The BLM permanently removed 306 horses and returned 228 back to the range, including 104 PZP-treated mares.... Read More