Horse Industry News

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KHC Pledges $25,000 to Kentucky Equine Survey

February 08, 2012

This will be the first comprehensive survey of Kentucky's horses in 35 years.... Read More

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Virginia Horse Slasher Sought

February 07, 2012

Virginia authorities are seeking those responsible for slashing the necks of three horses in Bedford County.... Read More

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Pfizer Animal Health Contributes to FFA, AAEP Foundation

February 05, 2012

A portion of purchases from qualified equine products made between Feb. 1 and April 30, 2012, will be donated.... Read More

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Steel Pier Horse Diving Plan Draws Criticism

February 03, 2012

A plan to reinstate a horse diving act in Atlantic City is drawing criticism from equine welfare advocates.... Read More

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Pfizer and Hippolia Foundation Form Partnership

February 02, 2012

The strategic partnership is aimed at improving equine health through research and educational programs.... Read More

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UK's Gluck Equine Research Center Celebrates 25 Years

February 02, 2012

It is one of the few institutes where virtually all faculty conduct full-time research in equine health.... Read More

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Colorado Lawmakers Nix Animal Abuser Registry Bill

February 01, 2012

A bill that would have established a registry for convicted animal abusers in Colorado failed in committee.... Read More

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ISES Releases Statement on Noseband Tightness

January 31, 2012

ISES suggested the traditional "two finger rule" should be applied with nosebands in competitions.... Read More

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ELCR Awarded Dougherty Foundation Grant

January 31, 2012

The funds will be used to produce and disseminate educational materials for horsemen and women.... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information on Colorado Horse Shootings

January 27, 2012

The horses' owner reported 13 Paint horses missing; the horses' bodies were later discovered in their pasture.... Read More

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Blackburn Sentenced in Soring Case

January 24, 2012

Blackburn will serve probation, pay a fine, and write a detailed description of soring practices.... Read More

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MHIB Recognizes National Champion Pony Sire

January 23, 2012

Blue Rain, the USEF National Champion Pony Sire from 2004 to 2011, received the award on Jan. 21.... Read More

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Deadly New Jersey Barn Fire Probed

January 23, 2012

Initial investigations revealed that 22 horses were in the barn at the time of the fire, all of which died.... Read More

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AQHA Adds to America's Horse Cares Grant Program

January 22, 2012

Beginning in 2012, an important addition will be made to the criteria for the America's Horse Cares ... Read More

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S.C. Bill would Expand Equine Activity Liability Law

January 19, 2012

The bill requires that warning signs be posted at riding trails operated by equine activity sponsors.... Read More

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KHC Forms New All-Industry Advisory Council

January 18, 2012

The Kentucky Breeds & Discipline Council will ensure a direct link between the KHC and the equine industry.... Read More

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ASPCA Donates Funds to Feed Horses Impacted by Wildfires

January 17, 2012

The $15,000 will be used to buy feed for horses and cattle affected by disastrous wildfires in Montana.... Read More

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Commentary: Making a Difference with Equine Experience

January 15, 2012

Make a difference in someone's life by sharing your equine expertise and passion.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Draft Horse Death Probed

January 13, 2012

The Belgian horse was competing in a horse pulling competition at a show when it showed signs of distress.... Read More

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Industry Standards for Frangible Cross-Country Jumps Defined

January 09, 2012

In order to keep the competition fair breakaway cross-country jumps must follow the new industrial standards.... Read More

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Riders4Helments to Host 3rd Helmet Safety Symposium

January 09, 2012

Safety topics will be discussed by leading equestrians and representatives from equestrian organizations.... Read More

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Rutgers Horse Management Seminar Scheduled for Feb. 4

January 05, 2012

"Responsible Horse Ownership in a Tough Economic Climate" will cover a variety of topics important to owners.... Read More

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Indiana Authorities Probe Horse Shooting

January 03, 2012

Authorities in Marshall County are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting and killing a foal last month.... Read More

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Study Confirms Horseback Riding has Human Health Benefits

January 01, 2012

British Horse Society-commissioned research confirmed that horseback riding regularly is good for human health... Read More

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Miss. State Earns AQHA Breeding Honor

December 31, 2011

Miss. State was recognized for registering at least one AQHA foal for 50 years combined.... Read More