Horse Industry News

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The Science Behind the Equine 'Biological Passport'

October 30, 2017

Horses' RNA could contain clues about even the sneakiest substance abuse cases, researchers have learned.... Read More

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Gluck Center: 30 Years of Improving Horse Health, Well-Being

October 29, 2017

The research center aims to fulfill Thoroughbred breeder Maxwell Gluck's legacy of furthering equine research.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Dr. Fernanda Cesar

October 29, 2017

Cesar is studying neonatal immunology with a focus on R. equi and young foals' immune responses to it.... Read More

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UKVDL Goes Mobile to Educate Kentuckians

October 28, 2017

Dr. Uneeda Bryant teaches youth about paths in veterinary medicine and the services offered at the UKVDL.... Read More

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Campaign Discourages Tourists From Feeding Wild Ponies

October 27, 2017

The campaign launched after a mare died due to ingesting a large quantity of dog food from a tourist campground.... Read More

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Equine Genetics Research Center to Open in Australia

October 26, 2017

The center will DNA test all Thoroughbred foals and serve 30 other horse breed societies across Australia. ... Read More

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Riding Through Life With Greater Comfort

October 26, 2017

Researcher Karin Pekarchik shares what she learned from a study on bra use and health outcomes in female equestrians.... Read More

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Sports Concussions: What About Jockeys?

October 26, 2017

A University of Kentucky researcher wants to change how concussions are managed and assessed in horse racing.... Read More

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Timoney Recognized for Equine Streptococcal Disease Research

October 25, 2017

Dr. John F. Timoney retired from the UK Department of Veterinary Science in 2016 after 34 years.... Read More

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Oldham County, Kentucky, Mare Tests Positive for EHV

October 24, 2017

The Thoroughbred mare presented with acute neurologic signs and was euthanized following an examination on Oct. 13.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Who Eats Breakfast First: You or Your Horse?

October 24, 2017

Of the 1,375 respondents, the vast majority said their horses get breakfast first in the mornings. ... Read More

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UK Reaches 100th Seminar Series Milestone

October 24, 2017

Seven speakers presented lectures during a mini-symposium focused on "Ensuring the Golden Years: Care of Old Horses."... Read More

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What if Boarders Don't Pay Their Bills?

October 24, 2017

Attorney Rachel Kosmal McCart share insight for barn owners trying to collect money from delinquent boarders.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Council Announces New Directors

October 23, 2017

New directors include Dr. Anna Hichborn Dunlap, Aubri Hostetter, Travers Manley, Dr. Rocky Mason, and Katlynn Sacco.... Read More

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BLM Completes Wyoming Wild Horse Gather

October 23, 2017

The BLM gathered 1,560 adult wild horses and 408 dependent foals with their dams.... Read More

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Respiratory Health Awareness Week on The Horse

October 22, 2017

Sweet PDZ Horse Stall Refresher and The Horse have partnered for Respiratory Health Awareness week, Oct. 22-28.... Read More

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Therapeutic Riding Horses Don't Experience Undue Stress

October 22, 2017

Researchers confirmed that therapeutic riding horses exhibited low physiological and behavioral stress responses.... Read More

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Benefits of Microchipping Horses

October 21, 2017

Learn how microchips can benefit horses and their owners, especially after natural disasters.... Read More

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Three to Join BLM Wild Horse Advisory Board

October 21, 2017

James French; Sue M. McDonnell, PhD; and Fred T. Woehl, Jr. will each serve a three-year term.... Read More

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Horse Ownership and Attractive Nuisance Risk

October 20, 2017

What if someone enters your horse pasture without permission and gets hurt? Attorney Rachel Kosmal McCart responds.... Read More

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AHC Offers Update on Economic Impact Study

October 20, 2017

The AHC Foundation anticipates key data points from the survey will be released in late November or early December. ... Read More

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What's My Liability if Friends Ride in My Arena?

October 19, 2017

Attorney Rachel Kosmal McCart addresses the risks related to allowing people to ride in your noncommercial arena.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 19, 2017

Vets confirmed cases of EHV, influenza, African horse sickness, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.... Read More

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BLM Hosting Tours of Off-Range Wild Horse, Burro Corral

October 19, 2017

Two tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place on Oct. 27.... Read More

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Reno, Nevada, Responding After Horses Hit by Vehicles

October 19, 2017

Since Oct. 1 four horses have been struck by vehicles and killed in south Reno. ... Read More