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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Iris Cui

August 27, 2016

Cui's research focused on understanding more about the pricing of Thoroughbreds at public sales.... Read More

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University of Melbourne Vets Aim to Improve Racehorse Safety

August 26, 2016

Researchers received a $5.25 million funding commitment from the Victoria, Australia, Government and Racing Victoria.... Read More

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Forest Service Offers Wild Horse Gather Operation Viewing

August 26, 2016

The Modoc National Forest office will conduct a wild horse gather from private and tribal lands between Sept. 6 and 16. ... Read More

Craig Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM

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Carter Receives AVMA Veterinary Congress Prize

August 26, 2016

Dr. Craig Carter received the AVMA International Veterinary Congress Prize for his work in veterinary public health.... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Meeting on Aug. 30

August 26, 2016

The public meeting is part of the commission's efforts to drive attention and resources to racehorse retirement.... Read More

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The Horse Launches New Program for College Students

August 25, 2016

Students can receive complimentary digital access to The Horse while enrolled at partner schools. ... Read More

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10 Anxious Horse Resources on TheHorse.com

August 25, 2016

Get tips on steps you can take to help soothe your horse's nerves and create a safer environment for everyone involved.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Insurance Policies

August 25, 2016

Experts share frequently asked questions about the types and stipulations of equine insurance. ... Read More

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EIPH Research a Fundraising Priority for AAEP Foundation

August 25, 2016

Up to 68% of Thoroughbred racehorses have evidence of EIPH post-exercise.... Read More

Olympic equine athletes hand graze during downtime at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Behind the Scenes at the Rio 2016 Olympics Equestrian Events

August 25, 2016

While you watched as world-class horses jumped and passaged, farriers, vets, and grooms kept busy back in the barns.... Read More

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Old Friends Hosts Field Day, Highlights Pasture Improvements

August 25, 2016

Last year Old Friends developed and implemented plans for improving all the paddocks on the farm.... Read More

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GoFundMe Page Benefits Louisiana Animal Shelters

August 24, 2016

Contributions will be used to provide supplies and equipment necessary to care for horses and other animals.... Read More

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Several Horses Found Deceased at Pickens' Sanctuary

August 24, 2016

While an investigation continues, Madeleine Pickens is offering a $100,000 reward in connection with the incident.... Read More

Norm Ducharme, DMV, MSc, Dipl. ACVS; Sue Dyson, MA, Vet MB, PhD, DEO, FRCVS; and Susan Stover, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, will be inducted into the UK Equine Research Hall of Fame in October.

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2016 UK Equine Research Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

August 24, 2016

Drs. Norm Ducharme, Sue Dyson, and Susan Stover will be inducted into the UK Equine Research Hall of Fame in October.... Read More

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California Racehorse Drug Testing Moving Forward

August 23, 2016

Researchers will be studying the use of biomarkers drug testing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Camping Options

August 23, 2016

Of the 669 respondents, 415 (62%) said they would choose to take a living-quarters trailer when camping with horses.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Track Groom Accused of Fixing Horse Races

August 23, 2016

Several horses had allegedly received clenbuterol, and groom Marian Vega was found to be in possession of the drug.... Read More

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Study Confirms Demonstrator Horses Can Have Calming Effect

August 23, 2016

Naive horses that watched an experienced horse perform a scary task were less fearful when it was their turn.... Read More

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Niall Brennan Stables Contributes to Ocala Initiative

August 21, 2016

The Ocala Initiative is a $200,000 undertaking designed to advance equine research in Florida. ... Read More

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Horses Impacted by Floods in Louisiana in Need

August 20, 2016

Find out how you can assist with the rescue and care of horses impacted by the flooding in Louisiana.... Read More

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Comeback King Skelton Takes Individual Gold in Jumping

August 19, 2016

Nick Skelton, aboard Big Star, becoming the first British jumping rider to win individual gold.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Kicks Off Contest for Sun-Sensitive Horses

August 19, 2016

Is your horse sun-sensitive? Submit his story and photo for a chance to win a prize pack! ... Read More

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Stallion Reproduction Symposium Schedule Released

August 19, 2016

The International Symposium on Stallion Reproduction will take place Aug. 27-29 at the University of Illinois.... Read More

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Coverdale Honored with 2016 Equine Science Award

August 19, 2016

Dr. Josie Coverdale was an associate professor at Texas A&M University before her death in February.... Read More

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Behind the Scenes at the Olympic Farriery Forge

August 18, 2016

British and Brazilian farriers are working around the clock to keep the equine athletes well-shod in Rio de Janiero.... Read More