Horse Identification

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Digital Foal Certificates to be Introduced in 2018

November 29, 2017

The Jockey Club will be using digital foal certificates to replace hard copies beginning with the 2018 foal crop.... Read More

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Benefits of Microchipping Horses

October 21, 2017

Learn how microchips can benefit horses and their owners, especially after natural disasters.... Read More

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Equine Identification in the United States

October 13, 2017

Recent advances in microchip technology have made this procedure the desired identification modality of the future.... Read More

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How to Collect Your Lost Horse After a Natural Disaster

September 28, 2017

Learn what you'll need to ID and get your horse back after a disaster. Drs. Eric Davis and Becky McConnico explain.... Read More

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Identification for Horses During Disasters

September 27, 2017

Drs. Eric Davis and Becky McConnico suggest ways to mark your horse during a disaster in case you get separated.... Read More

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Surviving Natural Disasters With Your Horse

September 14, 2017

Learn how to prepare for the worst-case natural disaster scenarios during our live event.... Read More

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New South Wales Officials Seek Input on Horse Identification

September 05, 2017

Officials are seeking opinions on the possible introduction of mandatory identification for horses in that state.... Read More

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 11, 2017

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners should ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More

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2017 NIAA, USAHA Equine Forum White Paper Now Available

April 24, 2017

The forum focused on advancing equine identification methods, traceability, and electronic health records.... Read More

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The State of the Microchip

January 10, 2017

More horse organizations are requiring owners to use this identification technology.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Free Reports of 2016

December 25, 2016

Popular topics included body condition, bisphosphonates, horse identification, hoof problems, deworming, and more.... Read More

Article

The New Reality: Microchipping Horses

October 13, 2016

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

Cameras or video surveillance systems can help identify intruders and what they're doing.

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Staying Secure: Protect Your Horse Property From Theft

June 09, 2016

Thefts happen in barns, at horse shows, and from pastures. Learn how to keep your horses, possessions, and people safe. ... Read More

Article

Planning for Equine Evacuations During Hurricanes

May 19, 2016

Preparing ahead for equine evacuations can be crucial to horses' survival. Here's what to remember.... Read More

Article

Microchip Scanners Available to Jockey Club Customers

April 16, 2016

Microchips will become mandatory for the registration of Thoroughbred foals born in 2017 and later.... Read More

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Jockey Club to Require Microchips Starting in 2017

August 10, 2015

The Board of Stewards voted Aug. 8 to mandate microchips for Thoroughbred foals born in 2017 and later.... Read More

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Identification Methods for Horses

June 14, 2015

Permanent, tamper-resistant, and accurate identification of horses provides positive proof of ownership. ... Read More

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Horse Identification

June 10, 2015

Keep track of your horse's distinguishing characteristics and all emergency information in this one-page form.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Owners Reminded to Get Brand Inspections

March 22, 2015

State statutes require a brand inspection if owners plan on buying, selling, adopting, gifting, or selling horses.... Read More

Lord De Mauley outlined the plans for the introduction of a strengthened, fit-for-purpose equine identification regime throughout Europe.

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Horse Identification Needs Discussed at British Forum

March 21, 2015

The need for a robust, workable equine identification system was discussed at the 2015 British National Equine Forum.... Read More

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Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

March 02, 2015

Prepare a disaster plan for keeping your horse safe during wildfires, hurricanes, and other emergencies.... Read More

Blog

Picking Up Where I Left Off With Horse Ownership

January 14, 2015

Have you returned to owning horses after a hiatus? What do you remember most about the experience?... Read More

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U.K. to Introduce New Database in Wake of Horsemeat Scandal

September 18, 2014

The United Kingdom will establish a new equine database as part of a more robust equine identification system.... Read More

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How to Read a Horse's Lip Tattoo

August 21, 2014

Northern California horse identifier Patrick Kealy explains how to read a horse's lip tattoo. ... Read More