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Practical Dentistry Demonstrations at 2015 BEVA Congress

August 08, 2015

Three equine dental experts will be presenting live demonstrations and running practical sessions each day..... Read More

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TCA Announces July Award of Merit Winner

August 07, 2015

The Oklahoma Thoroughbred Retirement Program works to transition Thoroughbreds from the racetrack into new careers. ... Read More

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BLM Investigation into Wyoming Horse Killings Continues

August 07, 2015

Additionally, cash rewards related to the shooting deaths of 21 horses have increased to a total of $7,000.... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Summit on Sept. 1

August 06, 2015

The summit will feature Thoroughbred and Standardbred aftercare leaders, accredited organizations, and more... Read More

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BLM Begins 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range Gather

August 06, 2015

The BLM expects to remove 15 to 20 horses, aged 1 to 3 years. All gathered horses will be available for adoption.... Read More

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BLM Issues Decision for McGee Mountain Wild Burro Gather

August 06, 2015

The BLM will gather and remove approximately 125 burros that have strayed from the McGee Mountain herd management area.... Read More

Eventing will open the Olympic equestrian sports, and the cross-country phase should be a huge attraction in the Deodoro Olympic Park venue.

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Equestrian Sport Joins One-Year Countdown to Rio 2016

August 05, 2015

Equestrian sports will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement in 2016.... Read More

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Oklahoma Racehorse Trainer Accused of Animal Cruelty

August 05, 2015

The Quarter Horse trainer is facing charges after two horses allegedly died and another was injured while in his care.... Read More

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Equine Influenza: Know The Threat

August 04, 2015

Your horse is in show-winning shape when, suddenly, the flu strikes, changing your plans. How do you protect your horse?... Read More

Aerial shots of the Olympic equestrian center at Deodoro taken at the beginning of July, prior to completion of the venue in time for the test event—the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials—which get underway on Aug. 6.

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Glanders Detected at 2016 Olympic Equestrian Facilities

August 04, 2015

A horse at the site tested positive in April, but officials say the diagnosis isn't necessarily cause for concern.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Helmet Safety

August 04, 2015

The majority of respondents said they wear a helmet all or most of the time when they ride their horses. ... Read More

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Study: Riding a Horse More Complex Than Riding Simulators

August 04, 2015

Researchers found that the simulator is less demanding and less complex, but can be stressful for riders.... Read More

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BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet Sept. 2-3

August 04, 2015

The board will discuss issues relating to the management and protection of wild horses and burros on Western rangelands.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Event at Saratoga Showcases Retired Racehorses

August 03, 2015

The Aug. 4 event will feature presentations from Rosie Napravnik, Michael Matz, Jennie Brannigan, and more.... Read More

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Auli Farwa Receives Haggin Cup at 2015 Tevis Ride

August 03, 2015

The 15-year-old Arabian gelding has completed all 62 rides he's started throughout his career, including six Tevis Cups.... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information on Killing of Stray Horses

August 03, 2015

The Bureau of Land Management is investigating the killing of 21 stray horses near Thermopolis, Wyoming.... Read More

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Jockey Club to Discuss Anti-Doping, Racing Reform

August 02, 2015

Other Round Table Conference discussion topics include microchips, the Equine Injury Database, and more.... Read More

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Richardson and SMR Filouette Win 2015 Tevis Cup

August 02, 2015

Potato Richardson, 72, won his third Tevis Cup aboard his homebred 14-year-old Arabian mare SMR Filouette.... Read More

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Saddle Research Conference Review Published in Journal

August 01, 2015

The review appeared in the British Equine Veterinary Association's Equine Veterinary Education.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Wild Horses in Northwest Colorado

August 01, 2015

The BLM plans to gather up to 167 horses using water- and bait-trapping and helicopter gather operations.... Read More

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Welfare Group Gets Permanent Custody of Conroe Horses

July 31, 2015

A judge granted the Houston SPCA permanent custody of more than 200 horses seized from their owners.... Read More

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BLM to Proceed With Planned Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather

July 31, 2015

The BLM will gather 15 to 20 adoptable horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, south of Billings, Montana.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $200,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

July 31, 2015

The Rescuing Racers Initiative awarded grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to 26 organizations in 12 states.... Read More

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Tevis Cup Offers Field Research Opportunities

July 31, 2015

This year researchers will be collecting blood to evaluate the horses' total protein, chloride, and potassium levels.... Read More

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PAST Act Reintroduced into U.S. House

July 30, 2015

The bill would amend the Horse Protection Act to ban performance packages and stiffen soring penalties.... Read More