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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

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Pennsylvania Track Groom Accused of Fixing Horse Races

August 23, 2016

Several horses had allegedly received clenbuterol, and groom Marian Vega was found to be in possession of the drug.... Read More

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Study Confirms Demonstrator Horses Can Have Calming Effect

August 23, 2016

Naive horses that watched an experienced horse perform a scary task were less fearful when it was their turn.... Read More

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Niall Brennan Stables Contributes to Ocala Initiative

August 21, 2016

The Ocala Initiative is a $200,000 undertaking designed to advance equine research in Florida. ... Read More

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Horses Impacted by Floods in Louisiana in Need

August 20, 2016

Find out how you can assist with the rescue and care of horses impacted by the flooding in Louisiana.... Read More

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Comeback King Skelton Takes Individual Gold in Jumping

August 19, 2016

Nick Skelton, aboard Big Star, becoming the first British rider to win individual jumping gold today.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Kicks Off Contest for Sun-Sensitive Horses

August 19, 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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Stallion Reproduction Symposium Schedule Released

August 19, 2016

The International Symposium on Stallion Reproduction will take place Aug. 27-29 at the University of Illinois.... Read More

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Coverdale Honored with 2016 Equine Science Award

August 19, 2016

Dr. Josie Coverdale was an associate professor at Texas A&M University before her death in February.... Read More

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Behind the Scenes at the Olympic Farriery Forge

August 18, 2016

British and Brazilian farriers are working around the clock to keep the equine athletes well-shod in Rio de Janiero.... Read More

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Operation Gelding Receives Grant to Expand Program

August 18, 2016

The AAEP Foundation provided $10,000 toward the UHC's $50,000 goal to geld 500 horses.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Nevada Burro Gather

August 18, 2016

The BLM gathered 42 burros utilizing a temporary corral stocked with hay and water. ... Read More

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Penn Vet Lecture to Focus on Equine Neurologic Exams

August 18, 2016

Dr. Amy Johnson will conduct live equine neurologic exam demonstrations as part of the lecture.... Read More

Roger Yves Bost, Penelope Leprevost, Kevin Staut, and Philippe Rozier secured Olympic Jumping team gold for France for only the second time in the history of the Games at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro today.

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Fighting French Fly to Victory in Olympic Team Jumping Final

August 17, 2016

Team USA finished in silver medal position, while Germany won a jump-off for the bronze.... Read More

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BIVI Seeking Proposals for Equine Research Awards

August 17, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica will give $75,000 in five individual $15,000 awards to fund selected studies.... Read More

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Madden, Cortes 'C' Withdrawn From Olympic Jumping

August 17, 2016

Cortes 'C' sustained an injury during the first round of the team competition on Aug. 16.... Read More

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Flooding Challenges Humans, Horses in Louisiana

August 17, 2016

Owners are working to locate horses displaced by the flood and evaluate property damage as waters subside in some areas.... Read More

Lucy Davis and Barron produced one of the three clear rounds that ensured Team USA shared the lead after the first round of Team Jumping at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro today.

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Tight at the Top After First Round of Olympic Team Jumping

August 16, 2016

Brazil, Germany, The Netherlands, and Team USA tied for the lead on a zero score after the first round of team jumping.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Adopts Racehorse Uniform Medication Program

August 16, 2016

Pennsylvania is the 10th state to fully adopt the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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Poll Recap: West Nile Virus Protection

August 16, 2016

Of the 832 respondents, 713 (86%) said their horses are up-to-date on their West Nile virus vaccines. ... Read More

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Integrity, Medication Reform Highlight Racing Round Table

August 16, 2016

The Jockey Club's Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing, held Aug. 14 in Saratoga Springs, New York.... Read More

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secured their second successive individual Olympic Dressage title when winning the Freestyle today.

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Dujardin and Valegro Break Olympic Record in Freestyle

August 15, 2016

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro posted an Olympic record score of 93.857% to claim their second individual gold medal.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis Detected in 17 Tennessee Horses

August 15, 2016

The 17 racing Quarter Horses are all connected to the same location in Rutherford County.... Read More

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FEI Reaches Out to New Equestrian Fans in Rio

August 13, 2016

Efforts to bring the sport to the masses include an innovative Equestrian Playground, new website, and more.... Read More