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UF to Dedicate New Equine Sports Performance Complex

May 14, 2014

The new venue is designed to allow vets to better evaluate performance horses under saddle.... Read More

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Cruelty Charges against Arkansas Horse Trader Dropped

May 14, 2014

The charges were dropped due to "a number of flaws with the case," authorities say.... Read More

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Compounded Drug Eyed in Thoroughbred Deaths

May 13, 2014

The FDA is investigating whether a compounded medication might have played a role in two horses' deaths.... Read More

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Filly Ria Antonia Confirmed for Preakness

May 13, 2014

The filly Ria Antonia will compete in the May 17 Preakness Stakes and be ridden by Calvin Borel.... Read More

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New Connecticut Law: Horses Not Vicious

May 12, 2014

The Connecticut Senate passed HB 5044, which prevents domesticated horses from being classified as vicious. ... Read More

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Remembering Equine Lessons Learned from Moms

May 11, 2014

Here are some things The Horse staff and readers learned from the horsewomen in their lives.... Read More

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire at a barn and adjoining annex located on Rice Road in Lexington across from the rear entrance to the Keeneland stable area.

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Eight Horses Die in Barn Fire near Keeneland Race Course

May 09, 2014

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire in a barn located near the Keeneland stable area.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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BLM Extends Deadline for Herd Growth Suppression Proposals

May 09, 2014

The BLM says it extended the deadline to ensure it receives "the best ideas" for effective contraception.... Read More

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Utah Ranchers Sue BLM over Removal of Excess Animals

May 08, 2014

Utah ranchers accused the BLM of violating federal law by not removing excess wild horses from rangelands. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Short-Term Wild Horse Care Facilities

May 08, 2014

The is soliciting bids for new short-term holding facilities in 17 states for animals removed rangelands.... Read More

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Recycling Tips for Equine Veterinary Practices

May 08, 2014

One equine practitioner shares tips on how veterinary practices and horse farms can "go green."... Read More

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NYTHA Adds Per-Start Fee to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

May 06, 2014

Owners racing horses at New York Racing Association tracks will donate $5 per start to Thoroughbred aftercare.... Read More

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No Serious Equine Injuries Reported after Kentucky Derby

May 05, 2014

However several contenders received treatment for nicks and cuts sustained during the race.... Read More

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Online Equine Exercise Physiology Course Offered

May 04, 2014

The course is designed to teach students about the physiologic pathways important to equine performance.... Read More

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California Chrome Shines in Kentucky Derby

May 03, 2014

Favored California Chrome pulled clear in the stretch to win the May 3 Kentucky Derby by 1 3/4 lengths. ... Read More

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SPANA Launches Fundraising Effort to Train African Farriers

May 03, 2014

A survey found that most cart horses in two Ethiopian towns suffer from problems caused by poor farriery.... Read More

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Walking Horse Owners Sue Blount County Humane Group

May 02, 2014

The owners are seeking $2.1 million in connection with horses seized during a cruelty investigation.... Read More

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Bad Foot Knocks Hoppertunity from Kentucky Derby

May 01, 2014

Trainer Bob Baffert believes the colt has a bruised foot but wants to make 100% sure that is the only issue.... Read More

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Walking Horse Groups Hire Law Firm

May 01, 2014

The groups hired a law firm to request an investigation into USDA Veterinary Medical Officers.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Vet to Support Oaks, Derby Telecasts

May 01, 2014

Dr. Larry Bramlage will provide horse health reports to the media at the Kentucky Oaks and Derby. ... Read More

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Tornadoes Foster Summer Storm Tips

April 30, 2014

Get tips on how to help your horses stay safe during tornadoes and other summer storms.... Read More

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Kansas Horse Euthanized after Contracting EHV-1

April 30, 2014

Officials reported that the horse in northeast Kansas was confirmed positive for non-neurotrophic EHV-1. ... Read More

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Senior Horse Superstar Spotlight: 2014 Rolex Competitors

April 29, 2014

Meet the horses approaching senior status that contested this year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.... Read More

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Legislation would Protect N.Y. Carriage Horse Industry

April 28, 2014

The legislation would keep municipalities from limiting or eliminating permits issued to carriage operators.... Read More

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Arena Footing Discussed at FEI Sports Forum

April 28, 2014

One session reviewed the Equine Surfaces White Paper, a study on surfaces' effects horses orthopedic health.... Read More