Horse Industry News

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Texas Woman Pleads in Horse Herd Removal Case

February 03, 2015

A Texas woman pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge connected to the removal of 28 horses from her business.... Read More

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Texas Temporarily Waives Thoroughbred Piroplasmosis Testing

February 03, 2015

Testing is still required for Quarter Horses at sanctioned tracks and all horses at unsanctioned racetracks.... Read More

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Wyoming Committee Wants Wild Horse Action From Congress

February 02, 2015

A state House of Representatives committee is calling on Congress to find new ways to control wild horse populations.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants More Than $1.1 Million to Equine Groups in 2014

February 02, 2015

The ASPCA's Equine Fund awarded more than $1.1 million in grants to support 169 equine rescues in 2014.... Read More

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Maryland Thoroughbred Trainers Cited for Compounded Drug Use

February 02, 2015

Three trainers received suspensions and fines in conjunction with positive stanozolol tests.... Read More

Valor, trainer Victoria Nodiff-Netanel, and members of the LASD.

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Miniature Horse Helps Crime Victims Cope

January 31, 2015

Miniature mare Valor has joined the Los Angeles County, California, Sheriff's Department.... Read More

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Time to Ride Stables Receive Grants to Welcome Newcomers

January 31, 2015

Time to Ride supports stables, businesses, and organizations attempting to connect new enthusiasts to horses.... Read More

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Ohio Begins Examining Racehorse Medication Rules

January 30, 2015

Officials will hear from groups involved in an effort to have all racing jurisdictions adopt uniform drug policies.... Read More

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Horse Herd Removed From Texas Riding Stable

January 30, 2015

Nearly 30 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after bring removed from a riding stable near Galveston, Texas.... Read More

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New York Authorities Probe Horse Shootings

January 29, 2015

Two horses were shot by hunters; one horse died in the incident while the other is receiving veterinary treatment.... Read More

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Coyotes Blamed for Michigan Horse's Death

January 29, 2015

Five or six coyotes attacked the 27-year-old mare, who was subsequently euthanized as a result of her injuries.... Read More

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Australian Vets Support New Racing Rule on Cobalt

January 28, 2015

The Australian Racing Board has set a threshold of 200 micrograms for cobalt.... Read More

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Avoiding the Nuclear Option

January 28, 2015

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares his thoughts on PETA's allegations of racehorse mistreatment.... Read More

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BLM Gathering Horses in Humboldt Herd Area

January 28, 2015

The BLM will gather and remove approximately 200 wild horses from the range.... Read More

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Equine Veterinarian, Author Ball Dies

January 27, 2015

Michael A. Ball, DVM, was a veterinarian who penned numerous horse health articles and books for The Horse.... Read More

Kimberly Catherine Loller

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Arizona Pair Accused of Horse Theft

January 27, 2015

Two Arizona women are facing felony theft charges after being arrested for allegedly stealing a Mohave County horse.... Read More

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Racehorse Health, Welfare Covered at New York Meeting

January 27, 2015

Officials also said they'd completed their investigation into horse mistreatment allegations surrounding Steve Asmussen.... Read More

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Cox Voluntarily Recalls Equine Ulcer Drug

January 26, 2015

Cox Veterinary Laboratory has recalled and ceased production of Gastroade Xtra because it is not FDA-approved.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Wild Horse Fertility Control Proposal

January 26, 2015

The BLM is seeking comment on the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Major Racehorse Medication Policy Roundtable Planned

January 26, 2015

Discussion topics will include expanded lab capabilities, emerging integrity threats, combating doping, and more.... Read More

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Arabian Association Rescinds Horses' Registrations

January 26, 2015

The registrations were revoked after it was determined the champion horses were not, in fact, half-Arabians.... Read More

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Catastrophic Equine Injuries' Impact on Jockey Injuries

January 26, 2015

Reducing the prevalence of catastrophic equine injuries and sudden deaths could help improve jockey safety.... Read More

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New Vocations Helped More Than 450 Ex-Racehorses in 2014

January 25, 2015

Of those horses, 80% were successfully retrained and adopted while the remaining 20% are being rehabilitated or trained.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Emily Rubinson

January 24, 2015

Rubinson studied whether deworming horses at the same time as vaccination would affect vaccine efficacy.... Read More

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UK Law Symposium to be Held Feb. 24

January 23, 2015

Equine sessions will cover a range of issues from the Kentucky horse industry to court cases on industry regulation. ... Read More