Horse Industry News

Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm displays his original Equidoodle with Old Friends founder Michael Blowen (left) and volunteer Nick Newman.

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Old Friends Debuts 'Equidoodles' by Equine Champions

February 27, 2015

These abstract paintings by celebrated Thoroughbred retirees will debut in an exclusive eBay auction starting March 1.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Herd Seized

February 27, 2015

Authorities have seized nearly 40 allegedly maltreated horses from a farm in Dallas, Oregon.... Read More

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FEI Removes UAE Endurance Events from Official Calendar

February 27, 2015

The FEI took an emergency measure to protect horse welfare and to preserve the integrity of its rules and regulations.... Read More

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Graded Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead at 25

February 26, 2015

The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized Feb. 25 due to complications with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More

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Report: Six Horses Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

February 25, 2015

Six horses were killed in an early morning fire that consumed two barns at Chanteclaire Farm near Midway on Feb. 25. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 25, 2015

The BLM is seeking pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming environment for horses removed from rangelands.... Read More

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Stakeholders Issue Statement on British Anti-Doping Rules

February 25, 2015

North America Thoroughbred stakeholders respond to the British Horseracing Authority's new Equine Anti-Doping Rules.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

February 25, 2015

The legislation would place wild horses under state and Native American tribe jurisdiction rather than under the BLM's.... Read More

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South Dakota Authorities Probe Horse Shooting

February 25, 2015

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot and killed a horse near the city of Mitchell.... Read More

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Appeals Court Rules Against USDA on Soring Penalties

February 24, 2015

The court ruled that the USDA doesn't have authority to require minimum penalties for Horse Protection Act violators.... Read More

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Arizona Miniature Horse Association Vice President Charged

February 24, 2015

The Miniature Horse Association of Arizona's vice president has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More

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Burlington Co., New Jersey, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 23, 2015

A 5-year-old Westampton horse was euthanized after testing positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Texas Man Accused of Dragging Donkey

February 22, 2015

A Texas man is behind bars after being accused of dragging a donkey behind his truck for at least five miles.... Read More

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Coyote Hunters Lose Licenses after Killing, Wounding Horses

February 20, 2015

Two New York hunters lost their licenses for three years after killing a horse and wounding another.... Read More

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Winter Storms Challenge Barn, Horse Owners

February 18, 2015

Winter 2015 is piling snow, sleet, and freezing rain on much of the country. Find out how horse owners are coping.... Read More

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Kentucky Lawmakers Ponder Estray Horse Bill

February 18, 2015

The bill would reduce the number of days counties must hold estray horses until the animals are declared unclaimed.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Horses in Southern Utah

February 17, 2015

The BLM Utah Cedar City Field Office says the horses are causing public health and safety concerns along Highway 21.... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Scott County, Minnesota

February 16, 2015

The horse was euthanized on Feb. 12 after developing neurologic signs.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Additional Neurologic EHV-1 Case Confirmed in Virginia

February 16, 2015

The horse is recovering in isolation at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg. ... Read More

Adopter Heath Marshall performing in mounted cowboy shooting on his adopted mustang named "Ricky Bobby."

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Saddle Training BLM Mustangs for Adoption

February 16, 2015

The BLM partners with entities to train mustangs gathered from public lands to prepare them for use as riding horses.... Read More

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Florida Senate to Discuss Uniform Racehorse Medication Bill

February 15, 2015

Legislation governing equine medication policy is scheduled to be heard Feb. 18.... Read More

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BLM Begins Fish Creek Wild Horse Gather

February 14, 2015

The gather, expected to last 10 days, will be followed by a wild horse adoption event on Feb. 28.... Read More

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'Do the Little Things Well and the Big Things Will Happen'

February 14, 2015

Dr. Marvin Beeman offers wisdom gathered from 60 years of practice, which took him from farm calls to the Olympics.... Read More

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Anabolic Steroids Still an Issue in U.S. Horse Racing

February 13, 2015

A number of samples from Thoroughbred racehorses recently came back positive for anabolic steroids.... Read More

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OBS Adopting Model Medication Rules

February 13, 2015

The sales company will begin implementing guidelines for controlled therapeutic medications this spring.... Read More