Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Kentucky Downs 2016 Research Day Sponsorships Sold Out

August 31, 2016

Funds from race sponsorships will support Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation equine research.... Read More

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Police in Alabama Probe Horse Shootings

August 31, 2016

Authorities are seeking whoever fatally shot four horses, a mule, and a dog and wounded another horse.... Read More

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Horses Evacuated From Louisiana Flood Heading Home

August 31, 2016

Most of the evacuated horses have returned to their owners' farms, but 149 horses are still waiting to go home.... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Stabbed to Death

August 30, 2016

Police are investigating after a horse sustained four stab wounds in the neck.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Water Options

August 30, 2016

Of the 1,413 respondents, 936 (66%) said their horses get water from a trough or bucket that they fill manually.... Read More

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BLM Vale District Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather

August 30, 2016

The gather comes in response to the Cherry Road Wildfire, which has burned 90% of the area in which a herd resides.... Read More

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All Horse, Human Drug Tests From Rio Olympics Clean

August 29, 2016

A total of 60 equine samples--30% of the 200 competing horses--were tested during the Games. ... Read More

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UK Pasture Evaluation Work Showcased at Rangeland Congress

August 28, 2016

The program staff have performed 160 pasture evaluations, representing more than 30,000 acres, in 20 Kentucky counties. ... Read More

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Kentucky Downs Schedules Day to Support Research

August 28, 2016

The third annual Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Iris Cui

August 27, 2016

Cui's research focused on understanding more about the pricing of Thoroughbreds at public sales.... Read More

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Enter TheHorse.com's Photo Contest for Sun-Sensitive Horses

August 26, 2016

Is your horse sun-sensitive? Submit his story and photo for a chance to win a prize pack! ... Read More

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University of Melbourne Vets Aim to Improve Racehorse Safety

August 26, 2016

Researchers received a $5.25 million funding commitment from the Victoria, Australia, Government and Racing Victoria.... Read More

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Forest Service Offers Wild Horse Gather Operation Viewing

August 26, 2016

The Modoc National Forest office will conduct a wild horse gather from private and tribal lands between Sept. 6 and 16. ... Read More

Craig Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM

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Carter Receives AVMA Veterinary Congress Prize

August 26, 2016

Dr. Craig Carter received the AVMA International Veterinary Congress Prize for his work in veterinary public health.... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Meeting on Aug. 30

August 26, 2016

The public meeting is part of the commission's efforts to drive attention and resources to racehorse retirement.... Read More

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The Horse Launches New Program for College Students

August 25, 2016

Students can receive complimentary digital access to The Horse while enrolled at partner schools. ... Read More

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Understanding Equine Insurance Policies

August 25, 2016

Experts share frequently asked questions about the types and stipulations of equine insurance. ... Read More

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10 Anxious Horse Resources on TheHorse.com

August 25, 2016

Get tips on steps you can take to help soothe your horse's nerves and create a safer environment for everyone involved.... Read More

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EIPH Research a Fundraising Priority for AAEP Foundation

August 25, 2016

Up to 68% of Thoroughbred racehorses have evidence of EIPH post-exercise.... Read More

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Old Friends Hosts Field Day, Highlights Pasture Improvements

August 25, 2016

Last year Old Friends developed and implemented plans for improving all the paddocks on the farm.... Read More

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Noseband Tightness in Competition Evaluated

August 25, 2016

Many nosebands were so tight that even the tip of the measuring gauge could not fit under at the frontal nasal plane.... Read More

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GoFundMe Page Benefits Louisiana Animal Shelters

August 24, 2016

Contributions will be used to provide supplies and equipment necessary to care for horses and other animals.... Read More

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Several Horses Found Deceased at Pickens' Sanctuary

August 24, 2016

While an investigation continues, Madeleine Pickens is offering a $100,000 reward in connection with the incident.... Read More

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California Racehorse Drug Testing Moving Forward

August 23, 2016

Researchers will be studying the use of biomarkers drug testing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Camping Options

August 23, 2016

Of the 669 respondents, 415 (62%) said they would choose to take a living-quarters trailer when camping with horses.... Read More