Horse Industry News

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New Resistance Genes: What's the Threat to Horses?

July 07, 2016

A recently discovered resistance gene in bacteria has focused attention on emerging multidrug resistance.... Read More

(left to right) FEI Secretary General Sabrina Ibáñez, FEI President Ingmar De Vos, AEF President Sang Jin Park, and AEF Secretary General Sunny Hwang, at the memorandum of understanding signing in Seoul, South Korea.

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Asian Equestrian Federation Signs MOU With FEI

July 07, 2016

The AEF, founded in 1978, is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, and has 34 member national federations.... 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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Horse Dies in Massachusetts Barn Fire

July 06, 2016

Firefighters were able to rescue 11 of the 12 horses that were in the barn at the time of the fire.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2016

July 05, 2016

Diagnosed diseases include vesicular stomatitis, EHV, strangles, influenza, piroplasmosis, rabies, and more.... 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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AHC Issues Forum: Time to Ride, Microchipping, and More

July 05, 2016

The American Horse Council's (AHC) Annual Meeting wrapped up on June 14 with the National Issues Forum.... Read More

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Tickets on Sale for 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover, Symposium

July 03, 2016

The event will take place Oct. 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle is 2016 Breeders' Cup Official Equine Hospital

July 02, 2016

The clinic will also serve as title sponsor of the Breeders' Cup Post-Position Draw.... Read More

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Ruidoso Downs EHV Quarantine Released

July 01, 2016

The release comes after 14 days with no new EHV-1 cases.... Read More

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Ontario Large Animal Rescue Training Provides Hands-On Tips

July 01, 2016

The course focused on the safe transfer and handling of horses and other large animals in emergency situations.... Read More

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LNJ Foxwoods Establishes Fund to Assist Mercer County Horses

July 01, 2016

The fund will be administered by Thoroughbred Charities of America and will provide for the horses' immediate needs.... Read More

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10 Small Property Horse Keeping Resources on TheHorse.com

June 30, 2016

Here are 10 resources to help you make the most of your land when keeping horses on small properties. ... Read More

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Kentucky Man Charged in Horse Abandonment Case

June 30, 2016

Chuck Borell was charged with 43 animal cruelty counts; a warrant has been issued for the arrest of his daughter Maria.... Read More

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Study: Stress Impairs Horses' Learning Abilities

June 30, 2016

French researchers found that the degree of that impairment depends on training method and the individual horse.... Read More

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How to Keep Your Horse Safe During the 4th of July

June 29, 2016

A veterinarian offers tips to keep your horse calm despite the noise and sight of festive fireworks.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Concludes

June 29, 2016

Presentation topics included racing surfaces, equine injuries, and respiratory health for horses, among others.... Read More

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Top Tweets From the 2016 Equitation Science Conference

June 29, 2016

A collection of tweets and take-homes from the 2016 International Society for Equitation Science conference. ... Read More

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BLM Initiates Wild Horse Research in Oregon

June 29, 2016

The agency will work with veterinarians to study safe methods to spay mares and control herd growth... Read More

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Kentucky Authorities Probe Horses' Alleged Abandonment

June 29, 2016

Officials found more than 40 apparently abandoned horses, mostly Thoroughbreds, in Mercer County in early June.... Read More

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EIA Hold Order at Arapahoe Park Lifted

June 28, 2016

The EIA-positive mare was euthanized and a second exposed horse was transferred to a newly quarantined premises.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Stocking Up on Hay

June 28, 2016

Of the 1,102 respondents, 397 (36%) said they purchase hay once a year for their horses. ... Read More

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ASPCA Awards $100,000 to Help a Horse Day Contest Winners

June 28, 2016

Eleven equine rescues received grants in recognition of their efforts to protect horses.... Read More

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Queensland Introduces New Biosecurity Rules for Horse Owners

June 27, 2016

The new approach to managing cattle ticks will provide flexibility for moving horses across the so-called "tick line."... Read More

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BLM Plans South Steens Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

June 27, 2016

The BLM hopes to remove 100 horses for adoption and treat 40 mares with a fertility vaccine and return them to the wild.... Read More