Horse Industry News

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Students Committed to Equine Medicine Receive Scholarships

June 17, 2017

A total of 33 vet students preparing for equine medicine careers have received a combined $102,000 in financial support.... Read More

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Jill Montgomery Receives 2017 Van Ness Award

June 17, 2017

The AHC award recognizes an individual who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state.... Read More

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Horses4Heroes Founder Receives Equine Industry Vision Award

June 16, 2017

Since 2006 Sydney Knott has has introduced more than 20,000 men, women, and children to horses and horseback riding. ... Read More

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Heat Advisory for Horses

June 16, 2017

Veterinarians from UC Davis offer 10 important tips to prevent heat-related problems in horses:... Read More

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BHA Moving Toward Paperless System With Testing App

June 15, 2017

All post-race drug testing at the upcoming Royal Ascot meet will be recorded using a smartphone app.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on East Pershing Gather Preliminary EA

June 15, 2017

The environmental assessment analyzes methods for managing wild horses and burros in Nevada's East Pershing Complex.... Read More

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How Much Food and Water do My Horses Need if I Evacuate?

June 15, 2017

Here are some tips on leaving food and water for horses should you need to evacuate without them during a disaster.... Read More

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ARCI Model Regulatory Standards Updated

June 14, 2017

The standards were reviewed and modified at the ARCI's equine welfare and racing integrity conference in April. ... Read More

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Proposal Would Put NYC Carriages Under New Regulation

June 14, 2017

The NYCLASS proposal would place New York City's carriage industry under Taxi and Limousine Commission jurisdiction.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Taking Time Off Work for Horses

June 13, 2017

Of the 430 respondents, 93 (22%) said they take more than two weeks off work each year for horse-related activities.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Boone Spring Emergency Horse Gather

June 12, 2017

The BLM transported 45 stallions, 34 mares, and 15 foals to the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral, in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More

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Live Donkey Fed to Tigers in Protest at Chinese Zoo

June 12, 2017

An angry shareholder pushed the donkey into the tiger enclosure in protest over a financial dispute with the zoo.... Read More

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 11, 2017

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners should ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More

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BLM Releases EA for Potential Colorado Wild Horse Gathers

June 11, 2017

The BLM seeks public review and comments on the assessment of removing horses from outside a herd management area.... Read More

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Tapwrit Surges Past Irish War Cry to Win 2017 Belmont Stakes

June 10, 2017

The 3-year-old Tapit son finished the mile-and-a-half race in 2:30.02.... Read More

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ELCR, USDF Launch Equine Land Conservation Achievement Award

June 10, 2017

The award will recognize an individual or organization for protecting land or access to land for equine use.... Read More

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AQHA to Examine Furosemide Ban for Show Horses

June 09, 2017

The Animal Welfare Commission will review the proposed furosemide ban for show horses set to take effect Jan. 1, 2018.... Read More

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New York Agencies Combine to Battle Animal Cruelty

June 09, 2017

Nassau County agencies established a coalition to investigate and prosecute animal crimes more efficiently.... Read More

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Forest Officials Investigating Salt River Foal Death

June 09, 2017

A foal was found dead two days after being picked up and held by a Tonto National Forest visitor.... Read More

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What's New in Equine Parasite Control?

June 08, 2017

Learn the most up-to-date information about when and how to deworm your horses. ... Read More

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Time to Ride's Fourth 'Meet a Horse Day' Set for July 22

June 08, 2017

Equine professionals nationwide will work to help new enthusiasts meet a horse for the very first time. ... Read More

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How Horse Genetics Relate to Equestrian Disciplines

June 08, 2017

A scientific basis behind breeding can allow for more informed decisions as horse breeding and equestrian sports evolve.... Read More

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FEI Tribunal Finds Irish Show Jumper Guilty of Horse Abuse

June 07, 2017

Kevin Thornton was found guilty of abusing the horse Flogas Sunset Cruise, who died at Cagnes-sur-Mer on Oct. 10, 2016.... Read More

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California Approves Third-Party Furosemide Administration

June 07, 2017

The rule changes are expected to go into effect at all California tracks by Dec. 26.... Read More

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AAEP Issues Statement on Horseracing Integrity Act

June 06, 2017

The organization opposes the current legislation because it would eliminate the use of race-day furosemide.... Read More