Horse Industry News

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Horses, Humans, and Trust

February 11, 2016

Do horses experience trust the same way humans do? ... Read More

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Horses Can Read Human Emotions, Study Shows

February 11, 2016

For the first time horses have been shown to be able to distinguish between angry and happy human facial expressions.... Read More

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Indoor Arena Dust: Damaging to Horse and Rider

February 11, 2016

Dusty arenas could be compromising your respiratory health, right along with your horse's.... Read More

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Six Honored International Hoof Care Summit

February 10, 2016

Three farriers and three vets were inducted into the Horseshoeing and Equine Veterinarian Halls Of Fame, respectively.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Height

February 09, 2016

Of the 1,150 respondents, 440 (38%) said their ideal horse would stand at least 15 hands but less than 16 hands.... Read More

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BLM Nevada Gathering Horses from U.S. Hwy 93/State Route 322

February 09, 2016

The BLM said the gather is necessary to provide for public and animal safety. ... Read More

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Rood & Riddle Report Live Scheduled for Feb. 25

February 09, 2016

Drs. Brett Woodie, Peter Morresey, Maria Schnobrich, and Scott Morrison will present at the event.... Read More

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Horses Removed From Pennsylvania Veterinarian's Property

February 09, 2016

A veterinarian and his wife are facing multiple charges for allegedly maltreating 16 horses and other animals.... Read More

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Final Order Ends New Mexico Horse Slaughter Plant Case

February 08, 2016

The final order blocks several entities from developing a horse processing plant in that state.... Read More

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Horses Seized From Connecticut Breeders

February 08, 2016

More than 30 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.... Read More

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USDA Revises Livestock Export Regulations

February 08, 2016

Three key changes could impact how horses are exported from the United States, the American Horse Council said.... Read More

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NYRA to Match Contributions in Support of TAA

February 07, 2016

The TAA provides grants to 56 accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations across the United States and Canada. ... Read More

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ARCI Town Hall Meeting Set for Gulfstream Park

February 06, 2016

The meeting is designed to attempt to find workable solutions to the problems the racing industry faces.... Read More

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600 Working Equids Receiving Emergency Feed Each Day

February 05, 2016

As Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 50 years, the Brooke is providing food and water to affected working equids.... Read More

Commentary

Why a Veterinarian Never Stops Learning

February 05, 2016

Learn how a vet becomes licensed and why, even after nearly a decade or more of schooling, he or she keeps learning.... Read More

Article

Horses Removed From Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

February 05, 2016

Two allegedly malnourished horses have been removed from rented stalls at the fairgrounds in Berea, Ohio.... Read More

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Do You Vaccinate Your Horse for Rabies? Readers Weigh In

February 03, 2016

Readers share their thoughts on vaccinating horses for rabies following a recently confirmed equine case. ... Read More

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Equitarian Essentials: Packing, Planning For Volunteer Trips

February 03, 2016

Trips to provide health care for working equids are beneficial but are not without unique organizational challenges. ... Read More

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Sentence Pending for Florida Man Accused of Killing Horse

February 03, 2016

Christopher Todd, accused of killing a Tennessee Walker and injuring a rider, could face up to 35 years in prison.... Read More

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Comment Period on Wild Horse Sterilization Research Extended

February 03, 2016

The BLM has extend the comment period one week to Feb. 10.... Read More

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Cal Expo Stewards Suspend Trainer with History of Cobalt Use

February 03, 2016

Stewards suspended Marissa Tyler after tests revealed that Standardbreds in her barn had excessive cobalt levels.... Read More

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Alleged New York Horse Shooter Arrested

February 03, 2016

Robert Webster Jr. is facing multiple charges in connection with the shooting death of a horse last year.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Keeping Horse Blankets Clean

February 02, 2016

Of the 1,128 respondents, 261 (23%) said they wash their horses' winter blankets in their household washing machines.... Read More

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AHC President Jay Hickey to Retire

February 02, 2016

Hickey joined the American Horse Council staff in 1989 and succeeded the late Rich Rolapp as president in 1993.... Read More

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Horses Working in Mexican Garbage Dump to Receive Assistance

February 01, 2016

The Brooke USA is helping horses working in a garbage dump and recycling center in San Martin, Mexico. ... Read More