Recent News for Business Management

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Prepurchase Exams: Not a Yes or No Answer

August 05, 2016

Learn what a buyer and veterinarian need to be aware of when conducting an equine prepurchase examination.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Farm and Liability Insurance

August 02, 2016

Of the 325 respondents, 187 (58%) said they have a farm policy or extra liability insurance.... Read More

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August KENA Meeting to Focus on Horse Buying

July 19, 2016

Woodrow Friend, DVM; Melissa Moore; and Laura D'Angelo will discuss what buyers should consider when purchasing a horse.... Read More

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I'm Selling My Horse. What Should I Disclose?

July 16, 2016

Misrepresenting a horse could land you in some serious legal trouble. Here are tips on how to protect yourself.... Read More

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My Horse Has a Fever: Now What?

July 15, 2016

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More

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A New Horse With an Unknown History: Where to Start?

July 13, 2016

I purchased a horse, and she came with no health records. How do I get her back on a preventive care regimen?... Read More

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Estate Planning Tips for Horse Owners

July 12, 2016

Do your horses a favor by planning ahead for what should happen to them once you're gone.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Housing

July 12, 2016

Of the 974 respondents, 634 said their horses live at home with them, while 259 said they board their animals.... Read More

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My Horse's Vet Bill is How Much?

July 07, 2016

Understand the costs of veterinary care before you're faced with a sick or injured horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Is Your Horse Insured?

July 05, 2016

Of the 448 respondents, only 87 (19%) said they currently have medical or mortality insurance on their horses.... Read More

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Choosing the Right Horse for Happy Trails

June 23, 2016

Follow these tips when searching for the best four-legged trail riding partner.... Read More

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The Legalities of Equine Insurance Policies

June 16, 2016

A lawyer describes equine liability insurance and what you should know about these policies.... Read More

Cameras or video surveillance systems can help identify intruders and what they're doing.

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Staying Secure: Protect Your Horse Property From Theft

June 09, 2016

Thefts happen in barns, at horse shows, and from pastures. Learn how to keep your horses, possessions, and people safe. ... Read More

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12 Tips for Selling a Horse

June 02, 2016

Experts share their suggestions for marketing horses and ensuring a smooth and legal transaction.... Read More

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Tax on Horse Sales Proposed in Oklahoma

May 13, 2016

Oklahoma currently levies a sales tax of 8.357% on livestock, but horse sales are exempt.... Read More

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Spring Cleaning Your Feed Room

May 09, 2016

Save time and money by giving your feed room a good spring cleaning with these tips.... Read More

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The Prepurchase Exam: What to Expect

May 03, 2016

The decision to buy a horse is a big one, and the prepurchase exam is an important step in the process.... Read More

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Cracking the Tax Code

April 13, 2016

Having trouble interpreting taxspeak as it applies to the horse industry? Read on. ... Read More

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Breeze Times, Sale Prices, and Racetrack Performance

March 26, 2016

Researchers recently investigated factors that impact prices paid for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds sold at undertack sales.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Achieving the Work-Life-Riding Balance

March 22, 2016

Of the 441 respondents, 330 (75%) said they work full time but still find time to ride and care for their horses. ... Read More

Star, a 32-year-old mare, survived equine herpesvirus earlier this month. She had the respiratory form of the disease.

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How I Navigated EHV-1 in My Boarding Barn

February 26, 2016

A barn owner describes dealing with equine herpesvirus on her farm and shares what she learned from the experience.... Read More

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I Bought a Horse with a Behavior Problem. Now What?

January 22, 2016

An equine lawyer addresses buyer options after purchasing a horse with an unknown or undisclosed behavioral issue.... Read More

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Rehoming Your Horse? Remember These Tips

January 13, 2016

Finding a safe home for a horse is not an easy process. Do your homework to ensure your horse lands in a good place.... Read More

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Congress Passes Bills With Horse Industry Implications

January 06, 2016

In December Congress passed three bills that include provisions favorable to the horse industry.... Read More

The prepurchase veterinarian works for and is paid by the buyer and should be impartial and have no financial stake in the sale. The buyer owns the rights to the obtained information, including radiographic images (X rays) and test results.

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The Horse's Top Blog Posts of 2015

December 26, 2015

Popular blog topics included pasture management, old horses, saddle fit, trailer safety, and more.... Read More