Horse Industry News

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ARCI Seeking Respondents for Online Survey

October 16, 2016

The ARCI is seeking input on what industry members identify as problems in horse racing and how to address them.... Read More

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Woman Dies After Exposure to Sick Horse

October 15, 2016

Cultures from both human and horse tested positive for S. equi spp zooepidemicus.... Read More

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AFA Funds Equine Stem Cell Research Grant

October 14, 2016

Researchers will work to develop culture techniques so donor stem cells can be used safely and effectively in horses.... Read More

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Belgian Endurance Horse Tests Positive for Banned Substance

October 14, 2016

Houkoumi G tested positive for O-desmethyltramadol after finishing third in an endurance ride in September.... Read More

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Time to Ride Names Take a Friend Riding Sweepstakes Winner

October 13, 2016

Caitlin W., of Parker, Colorado, was selected to receive a three-night stay at a luxury dude ranch in Montana.... Read More

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Court Tosses Wyoming Mustang Removal Appeal

October 13, 2016

Wyoming had been seeking the removal of wild horses from the state's Checkerboard area.... Read More

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The New Reality: Microchipping Horses

October 13, 2016

Microchips could offer benefits beyond identification for your horse. ... Read More

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Wild Horse Sanctuary Herd Impounded

October 12, 2016

The impoundment is part of an ongoing investigation into allegations of horse maltreatment at the South Dakota facility.... Read More

Researchers found that Increases in subchondral bone thickness measured from MRI images were associated with increased fracture risk.

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Podcast: Science of Prediction to Prevent Racehorse Injuries

October 12, 2016

Drs. Tim Parkin and Sarah Plevin describe studies focused on predicting injury before it occurs.... Read More

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Support Horse Welfare at 2016 AAEP Convention in Orlando

October 12, 2016

Proceeds from a golf tournament and the annual Foundation Celebration will support the AAEP Foundation.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Fall Mud-Management Projects

October 11, 2016

Of the 545 respondents, 175 (32%) said they will add gravel and/or sand for high-traffic areas on their farm this fall.... Read More

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Peterson Named UK Ag Equine Programs Director

October 11, 2016

Mick Peterson, MS, PhD, an authority on racing and equestrian surfaces, will begin his new role in January 2017.... Read More

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Planning Hay Purchases

October 10, 2016

Learn how to plan forage purchases with this practical guide to hay cuttings, types, and quality.... Read More

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The Horse, Dechra Team for Bone and Joint Health Week

October 09, 2016

Look for educational articles and social media posts on keeping equine joints and bone healthy, Oct. 9-15.... Read More

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Advancements in Understanding Genomics and Horses

October 09, 2016

Genomic tools could help address horse health problems that couldn't be resolved with earlier technologies.... Read More

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Pandora's Box: Equine Genomics

October 08, 2016

"Genomics" covers all aspects of genes, including structure and function. Here's what equine researchers are learning.... Read More

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Equine Issues and the 2016 Election

October 08, 2016

Government and horse industry members share thoughts on how a new administration might influence horse-related policy.... Read More

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Arrow Wound Kills Vermont Horse

October 07, 2016

The Quarter Horse bled out after being shot with a bow and arrow in the middle of the night.... Read More

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Five Livestock Evacuation Centers Open in Alabama

October 06, 2016

With Hurricane Matthew approaching, five facilities are opening their doors to evacuated horses and other livestock.... Read More

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Horse Sellers' Disclosure Obligation

October 06, 2016

What behavioral or health information do you need to share when selling a horse?... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 06, 2016

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, herpesvirus, influenza, strangles, and equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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The Importance of Cleaning and Disinfecting Horse Stalls

October 06, 2016

Cleaning and disinfecting stalls is critically important for biosecurity, especially in controlling disease outbreaks. ... Read More

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Virginia Horse Center Open to Evacuated Equids

October 05, 2016

The Lexington, Virginia, facility has stalls for horses that need to be removed from Hurricane Matthew's path. ... Read More

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Horse Owners Taking Proactive Approach for Hurricane Matthew

October 05, 2016

Owners on the East Coast are evacuating horses to locations away from the storm's potential path.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Using Social Media for Horse Information

October 04, 2016

Of the 613 respondents, 215 (35%) said they use Facebook to share or gather horse-related information.... Read More