Horse Industry News

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Panel: Culture Change Needed in Thoroughbred Racing

July 09, 2014

Panelists pushed for better communication and more transparency to help keep racehorses safe.... Read More

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House Clears Veterinary Medicine Measure

July 09, 2014

The House passed the measure allowing vets to legally carry controlled substances to farm call sites. ... Read More

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Kentucky Veterinarian Byars Passes Away

July 08, 2014

Doug Byars, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, age 70, died the evening of July 7 at his Georgetown, Kentucky home.... Read More

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How Much is a Horse Worth?

July 08, 2014

If you're in the business of buying and selling horses, how do you settle on a fair price?... Read More

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Klein Equine Research Career Development Award Created

July 07, 2014

The award will provide annual $15,000 grants to individuals considering a career in equine research.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Update

July 07, 2014

The UHC held its annual meeting during the American Horse Council’s National Convention and Issues Forum.... Read More

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International Helmet Awareness Day to Take Place July 12

July 07, 2014

Riders4Helmets has teamed with leading helmet manufacturers and retailers to offer education and discounts.... Read More

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AAEP Annual Convention Celebrates 60 Years in December 2014

July 07, 2014

The world's largest equine veterinary continuing-education event convenes in Salt Lake City on Dec. 6-10.... Read More

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BCHA Expands its Reach to Benefit Equestrians Across the US

July 06, 2014

BCHA, an organization that works to protect our right to ride horses on public lands, is bigger than ever. ... Read More

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Mustangs Join Marines in Special Forces Training Program

July 04, 2014

Marines stateside learn horsemanship skills that can help them in war zones.... Read More

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2014 American Horse Council Convention Wrap-Up

July 03, 2014

Review highlights from the 45th Annual American Horse Council convention held in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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National Uniform Medication Program for Racing Gets Push

July 03, 2014

American Horse Council convention attendees discussed medication program during forums and conversations.... Read More

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Australian Racehorse Owners Now Must Report Horse Retirement

July 03, 2014

Owners must report Thoroughbred racehorse retirement within 30 days under a new Australian Racing Board rule.... Read More

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The ACTHA becomes a USEF Alliance Partner

July 02, 2014

The competitive trail association is USEF's newest alliance partner.... Read More

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Louisiana Issues Vesicular Stomatitis Animal Health Warning

July 01, 2014

The state is imposing enhanced requirements on animals entering Louisiana from states with diagnosed VS cases.... Read More

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British Charity Works to Fight African Horse Sickness

July 01, 2014

Ethiopia has both the largest equine population in Africa and a deadly disease that threatens that population.... Read More

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EHM Tests Come Back Negative at Boston's Suffolk Downs

June 30, 2014

Track operations returned to normal after tests cleared five horses with elevated temperatures.... Read More

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BLM Releases Analysis of Proposed Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

June 30, 2014

A nonprofit hopes to establish an ecosanctuary on approximately 15,000 acres of land in western Montana. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Anthony Claes

June 28, 2014

Claes' research is focused on anti-Mullerian hormone, which plays an important role in equine reproduction.... Read More

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TIP Performance Awards Enhanced for 2014

June 27, 2014

This Jockey Club program recognizes Thoroughbreds' versatility at sanctioned horse shows.... Read More

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NTRA Safety Alliance Accredits Indiana Grand

June 27, 2014

Officials recognized Indiana Grand for numerous best practices, including several impacting racehorse health.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Deaths Investigated

June 27, 2014

Authorities are hoping a cash reward will determine who shot three horses grazing in a pasture.... Read More

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Deputies Probe Arizona Horse Slashing

June 26, 2014

Maricopa County authorities are seeking whoever slashed a horse's neck in its barn near Scottsdale.... Read More

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Crowdfunding: Donors and Fundraisers, Proceed with Caution

June 26, 2014

While funds can be raised successfully via Internet financing, caution is key for both donors and fundraisers.... Read More

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Colorado Racetrack Offers Bonus to Medication-Free Winners

June 25, 2014

Arapahoe Park created a program to reward horsemen who do not administer race-day medication to their horses.... Read More