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Poll Recap: Winter Water Sources for Horses

January 16, 2018

Of the 838 respondents, nearly 500 use heated water buckets or a tank with a heating element to provide fresh water.... Read More

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Jockey Club TIP Increases 2018 Shows and Offerings

January 14, 2018

The TIP also announced its 12 participants in the its 2018 Youth Ambassador Program.... Read More

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2018 TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 14, 2018

Thoroughbred aftercare organizations interested in applying for accreditation must do so by 6:00 p.m. on Apr. 15.... Read More

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UHC Announces New 'Operation Chip' Program

January 13, 2018

The UHC has partnered with MicrochipID Equine to provide the microchips for Operation Gelding participants.... Read More

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Equine Welfare Advocates Sue Over Ft. Polk Horses

January 13, 2018

The group hopes to prevent the Army from gathering horses residing nearby until a lawsuit about the animals is resolved.... Read More

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Two European Slow Feeders for Horses Compared

January 13, 2018

On average it took horses about 30% longer to eat from both slow feeders compared to the ground, researchers found.... Read More

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Remains of More Than 20 Horses Found in Florida

January 12, 2018

The remains of more than 20 horses apparently slaughtered for meat were discovered near a roadside in Miami-Dade County.... Read More

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BLM Conducting Triple B Complex Wild Horse Gather

January 12, 2018

Some gathered mares will be treated with a fertility-control vaccine and released back to the range.... Read More

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10 Retired Racehorse Resources on TheHorse.com

January 11, 2018

Get tips and information on considerations for choosing and transitioning racehorses for second careers.... Read More

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Single EHV-1 Case Reported at Belmont Park

January 11, 2018

The horse tested positive after developing a fever and mild respiratory issues.... Read More

Taylor Kleba (left), Zoetis equine specialist in Wisconsin, presents Susan Wellman, the American Standardbred Adoption Program director, with the $5,000 donation from Zoetis. The equine charity was nominated by Taylor Rietveld.

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Zoetis Announces Charity Sweepstakes Donation Recipient

January 11, 2018

The American Standardbred Adoption Program received $5,000 following nomination by vet student Taylor Rietveld.... Read More

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Past Political, Climatic Changes Challenged Chinese Horses

January 11, 2018

Still, horses fared better than other livestock because of their adaptability and military usefulness, researchers say.... Read More

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BLM Plans Cold Springs, Hog Creek Wild Horse Gathers

January 10, 2018

The BLM said the gathers will return populations to within appropriate management levels and reduce resource impacts.... Read More

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Graham Motion Joins Water Hay Oats Alliance

January 10, 2018

He's the latest member in a growing list of Thoroughbred trainers that support passage of the Horseracing Integrity Act.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Information on Arizona Wild Burro Death

January 09, 2018

The agency is investigating an incident that left a wild burro seriously injured and resulted in the animal's death.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse-Related Resolutions for 2018

January 09, 2018

Of the 196 respondents, 101 (52%) said they've set a horse-related resolution for the new year.... Read More

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South Carolina Saddle Thief Sought

January 09, 2018

Five saddles, other equestrian equipment, and a pressure washer were taken from a property near Lake Wateree last month.... Read More

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More Than 30 Horses Removed in Michigan

January 08, 2018

Sharon Evans faces charges after authorities removed 32 horses and more than 200 other animals from her property.... Read More

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Owner of Dead, Discarded Horses Sought

January 05, 2018

Officials are seeking whoever discarded the carcasses of two horses on the side of Pennsylvania road.... Read More

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Keep Horse Barns Safe From Fire as Cold Bears Down

January 05, 2018

The National Fire Protection Association shared tips for keeping barns safe from fire. Is your stable ready?... Read More

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BLM Oregon Plans Bait-Trap Gather in South Steens HMA

January 05, 2018

The BLM said the appropriate management level is 159 to 304 horses and the current population is more than 600.... Read More

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Purdue Horsemen's Forum Scheduled for Feb. 10

January 04, 2018

Presentation topics will include metabolic issues, breeding, melanoma, lameness in prepurchase exams, and more.... Read More

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A Positively Playful Young Horse

January 04, 2018

My 5-year-old gelding is very playful. Can I turn his playfulness into an advantage when I train him?... Read More

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Florida Woman Gets Visitation With Horse in DUI Case

January 03, 2018

Donna Byrne, charged with DUI for riding her horse while intoxicated, was granted supervised visits with the animal.... Read More

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Final Agreement Protects Salt River Horses

January 02, 2018

The state of Arizona and the U.S. Forest Service have finalized their agreement to protect the Salt River horse herd.... Read More