Horse Industry News

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Racehorse Owners Schooled on Horse Health, Care Issues

October 16, 2014

Owners heard lectures on topics such as the musculoskeletal system, nutrition, and second careers.... Read More

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Do Professionals Judge Horse Behavior Like Scientists?

October 16, 2014

Researchers found that equestrian professionals appear to disagree with scientists on horses' head and neck positions.... Read More

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Infographic: Protecting Your Horse From Disease

October 15, 2014

Protect your horse from infectious disease exposure by using tips from our step-by-step visual guide.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Commission Names New Executive Director

October 15, 2014

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission has selected Jamie Link as the new executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park.... Read More

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Survey: Racehorse Drug Testing System has Serious Flaws

October 15, 2014

While progress has been made in uniform medication and testing standards, a state-by-state approach is problematic.... Read More

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Racehorse Drug Testing Delays Mount, States Eye Options

October 15, 2014

A backlog of samples at a respected laboratory has prompted Indiana and Kentucky racing officials to seek other options.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Horse Show and Event Visitors

October 12, 2014

Spectators pose a unique equine health threat of which horse owners should be aware. Learn how to protect your horse.... Read More

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Montana Hunters Reminded to Have Horses Inspected

October 11, 2014

The inspection is good for a year of movement, or owners can obtain an inspection good for the life of the horse.... Read More

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Trainer O'Neill Facing Suspensions after Drug Violation

October 10, 2014

One of Doug O'Neill's horses tested positive for a drug containing and/or capable of metabolizing into oxazepam.... Read More

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Quebec Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

October 10, 2014

Ontario officials say it's unclear whether the horse is affected by the neuropathogenic or non-neuropathogenic strain.... Read More

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Texas Authorities Probe Horse Abandonment

October 09, 2014

The older mare was found with a broken jaw and an injury to her left hind leg.... Read More

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Horses Removed from Illegal Slaughter Farm in Florida

October 09, 2014

Authorities removed 10 horses--including three off-the-track Thoroughbreds--from a property in Southwest Miami-Dade.... Read More

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When to Leave the Boarding Barn

October 09, 2014

Deciding when to move your horse is a subjective decision, but here are a few factors that could influence your choice.... Read More

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Racing Hall of Famer Cigar Dead

October 08, 2014

The 24-year-old stallion died Oct. 7 while recovering from surgery to treat neck-arthritis-related conditions.... Read More

Jeroen Dubbeldam and Zenith SFN produced one of the three clears that promoted the Dutch team to pole position ahead of tomorrow’s final round of the team jumping championship today.

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Jumping, Dressage Riders Clubs Sign MOUs with FEI

October 08, 2014

The groups will work closely with the FEI to expand the Olympic disciplines of jumping and dressage.... Read More

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Ponies Perish in Kentucky Barn Fire

October 08, 2014

The blaze claimed the lives of 10 ponies residing near the Oldham and Shelby county line in Kentucky on Oct. 6.... Read More

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Medication Crossroad

October 08, 2014

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares his thoughts on racehorse drug testing and penalties for violations.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Prices

October 07, 2014

Of the 1,858 respondents, 823 people (44%) said they paid $1,001-$5,000 for the last horse they purchased.... Read More

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New Bolton Center, TERF Announce Scholarship Awards

October 07, 2014

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded more than $250,000 in grants.... Read More

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Louisiana Man Charged in Horse Theft

October 06, 2014

A Louisiana man has been charged with theft after allegedly stealing a horse before selling the animal at an auction.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Champion Amazombie to Old Friends

October 06, 2014

The 8-year-old gelding won 12 of 29 starts and earned over $1.9 million during his racing career.... Read More

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BLM Offers Tour of Nevada Wild Horse and Burro Facility

October 05, 2014

The BLM is offering a public tour of the Indian Lakes Road Short-Term Holding Facility in Fallon on Oct. 17.... Read More

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Deadline for 2015 AHP Student Award Contest is Jan. 23

October 04, 2014

The contest provides up to three $750 travel awards for students to attend the AHP Annual Seminar.... Read More

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Game On Dude to Old Friends

October 03, 2014

The 7-year-old gelded son of Awesome Again won 16 of 34 races and earned just under $6.5 million.... Read More

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Woman Charged in Nevada Equine Cruelty Case

October 03, 2014

A woman is facing multiple cruelty counts after authorities removed more than 30 horses from her ranch near Las Vegas.... Read More