Horse Industry News

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TAA Accredited 37 Organizations for 2017

December 09, 2017

The organizations include 31 that were reaccredited and six that received accreditation for the first time.... Read More

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Vets Triage San Luis Rey Downs Survivors

December 08, 2017

Some people lost everything, while surviving humans and horses face injuries and ailments of varying severities.... Read More

Eight-months-pregnant Vicki Nicholls,  BSc(hons), BVetMed, Cert AVP, MRCVS, BAEDT, with Dandy Farm's Marley, four weeks after delivering him.

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BEVA's MumsVet Introduces Guidance Resources for Employers

December 08, 2017

The documents are designed to provide guidance and resources for veterinary employers with pregnant staff.... Read More

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Equine Parasitology Research Dr. Gene Lyons Dies

December 08, 2017

Eugene T. Lyons, PhD, a longtime UK Department of Veterinary Science faculty member, died Dec. 7. He was 86.... Read More

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Cameron Lago Wins Roger L'Heureux Memorial Award Winner

December 08, 2017

Lago, a Standardbred groom in Canada, will receive full tuition for two online courses through Equine Guelph.... Read More

Evacuated horses remain in stalls at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.

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Horses Killed, Others Evacuated From California Wildfires

December 08, 2017

The region's equestrian community has worked day and night to remove horses from the blazes' paths.... Read More

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Navicular Disease: Early Intervention and Long-Term Care

December 07, 2017

Learn about diagnosis and management of navicular horses and get your questions answered.... Read More

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ARCI Model Rules Committee to Meet Dec. 7-8

December 07, 2017

Possible discussion topics include joint treatments and injections, detailed equine health records, and more.... Read More

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Napoleon's Marengo Gets a Facelift

December 07, 2017

Nearly 200 years after his death, scientists at the U.K.'s Natural History Museum gave Marengo a full skeletal makeover.... Read More

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Nominations Open for 2018 Equine Industry Vision Award

December 07, 2017

The award recognizes innovation across the entire equine market, as well as ingenuity and service.... Read More

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Cold Weather and Fresh Horses

December 07, 2017

Why do horses act "fresh" when it's cold outside? An equine behaviorist investigates. ... Read More

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Hundreds of Horses Removed From California Fire Zone

December 06, 2017

Some horses were evacuated to the Ventura County Fairgrounds while others are staying at private facilities.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Nevada Wild Horse Gather Plan

December 06, 2017

The BLM is proposing to gather and remove wild horses in and outside Caliente Herd Area Complex boundaries. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Eye Matters

December 05, 2017

Of the 236 respondents, only 87 (33%) said their horses have an annual eye exam by a veterinarian.... Read More

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2018 Resort Symposium Focuses on Practical Critical Care

December 05, 2017

The AAEP's 20th Annual Resort Symposium will take place Jan. 29-31, 2018, on the island of Maui.... Read More

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2017 Agriculture Census Gets Underway

December 04, 2017

Conducted once every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. ... Read More

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Zebra Stripes, Horseflies, and Optical Illusions

December 04, 2017

Zebra stripes appear to create optical illusions for horseflies and might cause them to avoid approaching altogether.... Read More

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BHA to Note Horses' First Start Since Wind Surgery on Cards

December 03, 2017

This racecard data will provide transparency for bettors and help generate data for equine health and welfare research.... Read More

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BHA: Foal Notifications Aid in Thoroughbreds' Care for Life

December 02, 2017

Starting Jan. 1, 2018, breeders/owners will be required to report the birth of a foal in Great Britain within 30 days.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $185,000 to Help Retired Racehorses

December 02, 2017

The ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has granted more than $2 million to help protect former racehorses.... Read More

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Tips for Developing a Firewise Evacuation Plan

December 01, 2017

Wildfire can become a real threat to horse farms.... Read More

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BHA Seeks Rule Change on Anti-Doping Penalties

December 01, 2017

The BHA hopes to ensure its ability to enforce penalties for breaching the equine anti-doping rules.... Read More

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OSU Resumes Normal Operations Following EHV-1 Case

December 01, 2017

There was no virus transmission to other horses within or outside of the hospital.... Read More

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More Than 5,300 Saddle Up in San Antonio at AAEP Convention

December 01, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners' 63rd Annual Convention took place Nov. 17-21 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

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Prehistoric Climate Change and Horses: A Regional View

December 01, 2017

Scientists learned that horses in present-day Switzerland survived the last Ice Age and thrived for a while afterward.... Read More