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“I’m very fortunate to have friends with a variety of horses in their barn that I can ride, as I don’t own a horse here locally,” says Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Church. “Still, it requires very intentional planning on my part, because if I’m not careful, my evenings can get eaten up by other priorities. This year I want to be more deliberate about getting out to the farm to ride.”

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Poll Recap: Horsey New Year's Resolutions

January 03, 2017

Of the 220 respondents, 150 (68%) said they do have horse-related resolutions for 2017.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: Additional Horses Test Positive

January 03, 2017

Four horses have now tested positive for EHV at the New Orleans, Louisiana, racetrack.... Read More

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Miniature Horse Nearly Decapitated in Florida

January 03, 2017

The horse, whose throat had been cut, was found in a rural area near Naples.... Read More

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California EHV: Inyo County Quarantine Released

January 03, 2017

The facility was released from quarantine following repeated negative EHV-1 testing on resident equids.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Instagram Posts of 2016

January 02, 2017

View some of the most popular moments captured on The Horse's Instagram account. ... Read More

UC Davis farrier Shane Westman works on a horse in the Large Animal Clinic's farrier shop.

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Pleasant, Burns to Headline 2017 Heumphreus Lecture

January 01, 2017

Dr. Scott Pleasant and farrier Travis Burns will present on hoof-care topics at UC Davis on Jan. 28, 2017.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Blogs of 2016

January 01, 2017

Read posts from Horses and the Law, Smart Horse Keeping, Old Horses: Better With Age, At Home with Horses, and more.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Podcasts of 2016

December 31, 2016

Audio features on behavior, old horse care, mud management, skin issues, caring for your new horse, and more.... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Announces New Advisory Board

December 30, 2016

The Clinical Veterinary Advisory Board will help the foundation understand clinicians' research needs and more.... Read More

Operation Gelding clinic organizers Lacey Edge and Kaye Garrison have gelded 100 stallions through the Unwanted Horse Coalition’s program.

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Mother/Daughter Team Organizes Seventh Gelding Clinic

December 30, 2016

Operation Gelding clinic organizers Lacey Edge and Kaye Garrison have gelded 100 stallions.... Read More

All gathered wild horses remaining in the temporary holding corrals outside Panaca, Nevada, were transported Dec. 29, to the BLM's Indian Lakes off-range corrals in Fallon, Nevada, to be prepared for adoption.

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BLM Concludes Eagle, Silver King Emergency Wild Horse Gather

December 30, 2016

The BLM removed 74 wild horses from in and outside the Eagle and Silver King herd management areas in eastern Nevada.... Read More

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Tennessee Ponders Grant Award to Walking Horse Group

December 29, 2016

The grant could help fund a study aimed at developing objective ways to detect soring in Tennessee Walking Horses. ... Read More

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South Carolina Man Accused of Horse Theft

December 29, 2016

Curtis Bostic was arrested in Kentucky for allegedly removing a horse from property in Breathitt County.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Infographics of 2016

December 28, 2016

View information on skin conditions, deworming, staying sane on stall rest, feeding, conditioning, and more.... Read More

"Wild Horses in SW Wyoming (White Mountain)."
Photo submitted by Julianne Zimmerman Alley.

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BLM Seeks Nominations for Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board

December 28, 2016

Nominees with experience in equine behavior, wild horse and burro research, and natural resource management are needed.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed at Fair Grounds Race Course

December 27, 2016

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred gelding stabled at the Louisiana track was euthanized after developing neurologic signs.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Has The Horse Helped?

December 27, 2016

Of the 242 respondents, 175 have talked to their vet about a health issue they learned about in The Horse. ... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Videos of 2016

December 27, 2016

View videos on vision, fear, the hoof, assessing the foal after birth, EIPH, trimming old horses' hooves, and more.... Read More

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RMTC Urges Adoption of Out-of-Competition, MMV Rules

December 27, 2016

The RMTC urged racing authorities to adopt the rules approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Slideshows of 2016

December 26, 2016

Popular slideshows included those on skin conditions, horse properties, pasture weeds, the Rio Olympics, and more.... Read More

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Grayson, Founding Partners Kick Off Kentucky Initiative

December 26, 2016

The Kentucky Initiative is dedicated to building support for equine health and welfare research in the commonwealth.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Free Reports of 2016

December 25, 2016

Popular topics included body condition, bisphosphonates, horse identification, hoof problems, deworming, and more.... Read More

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Faith and Equine Welfare Share Long Connection

December 25, 2016

The connection between animal welfare and faith communities has deep roots. Learn how it can benefit equids in need.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Articles of 2016

December 24, 2016

Articles on behavior and equitation science, wound care, laminitis, beet pulp, hoof care, and more were popular in 2016.... Read More

"Wild Horses in SW Wyoming (White Mountain)."
Photo submitted by Julianne Zimmerman Alley.

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BLM Seeks Input on Proposed Gather in North Lander Complex

December 24, 2016

The operation would include gathering wild horses and conducting fertility control treatments.... Read More