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Studying the Obvious

August 17, 2017

Why do researchers spend time studying basic equine behavior questions when the answers seems so obvious?... Read More

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Dressage Horse Detained After Positive Glanders Test

August 17, 2017

Sagacious HF is in extended quarantine in Miami pending the results of additional testing slated for Aug. 23.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: No New Cases Confirmed

August 16, 2017

The affected horses are from a small private farm in Culpeper County, which is under quarantine until at least Sept. 4.... Read More

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NYSGC Investigating Spate of Horse Deaths at Saratoga

August 16, 2017

The NYSGC is working to determine what might have contributed to a dozen recent racing- and training-related deaths.... Read More

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Culpepper, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

August 15, 2017

One horse is recovering with supportive care while the other was euthanized. Both horses are from the same farm.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Genetic Disease Testing

August 15, 2017

Of the 270 respondents, only 74 (27%) said they've had a horse tested for a genetic disorder or disease. ... Read More

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Study Evaluates Banned, Controlled Substances in Horse Feed

August 15, 2017

While tiny quantities of some substances were found in samples, researchers say it's not necessarily cause for concern.... Read More

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ARCI Updates Model Rules, Will Review Penalty Guidelines

August 14, 2017

Some believe the recommended penalties aren't enough for egregious violations and too harsh for isolated minor offenses.... Read More

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Jockey Club's 2017 Round Table Meeting in the Books

August 14, 2017

Topics covered included the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017, Thoroughbred Safety Committee recommendations, and more.... Read More

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BLM Set to Begin Bible Springs Complex Wild Horse Gather

August 13, 2017

The BLM plans to gather and remove about 100 wild horses from state, private, and BLM-managed lands. ... Read More

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BLM Concludes Marietta Wild Burro Gather

August 12, 2017

The BLM gathered 129 wild burros within and outside the Marietta Wild Burro Range, in Mineral County, Nevada.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Insurance Policies

August 11, 2017

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

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Understanding Equine Genetic Diseases

August 10, 2017

Research is offering more insight into inherited diseases and conditions in our horses.... Read More

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FEI Suspends U.S. Show Jumper Paige Johnson for a Year

August 09, 2017

The FEI also announced that a Belgian show jumping horse has tested positive for a metabolite of the analgesic tramadol.... Read More

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Five IFHA Reference Laboratories Appointed

August 09, 2017

Labs in Australia, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, and the United States earned reference laboratory accreditation.... Read More

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Agencies Probe Alleged Wild Horse Harassment

August 09, 2017

Reports suggest several individuals allegedly chased wild horses on Utah's McKay Flat while riding on motorcycles.... Read More

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Whip Use Violations in Australian Racing Scrutinized

August 09, 2017

Most of the violations in a recent study involved excessive use of the whip before the 100-meter mark.... Read More

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Saratoga Race Meet Marred by Horse Deaths

August 08, 2017

Eleven horses have died in racing or training at Saratoga Race Course since the start of the year.... Read More

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Horses Abandoned Near Florida Everglades

August 08, 2017

Three horses have been apparently abandoned in the same area since Aug. 1.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Hot-Weather Horse Transport Concerns

August 08, 2017

Of the 502 poll respondents, 224 (45%) said their biggest concern is keeping horses from overheating in the trailer.... Read More

Western exhibitors at the Kentucky Horse Park

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On the Road? Shield Your Horse From Environmental Risks

August 08, 2017

Make biosecurity a priority before, during, and after traveling with your horse.... Read More

Tennessee Lane and the 17-year-old Arabian gelding Auli Farwa finished the 2017 Tevis Cup around 10 p.m., 12 minutes ahead of the second place pair.

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Auli Farwa and Tennessee Lane Win 2017 Tevis Cup

August 07, 2017

Jeremy Reynolds' Treasured Moments received the Haggin Cup, which recognizes the horse in the most superior condition.... Read More

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LNJ Foxwoods Raises More Than $85,000 for Horses First Fund

August 07, 2017

The fund was established to help more than 40 horses abandoned in 2016 and those in need of emergency aid in the future.... Read More

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Equine End-of-Life Session Scheduled for BEVA Congress

August 06, 2017

The lectures will review what vets know and how to make this final act as stress-free as possible for all involved.... Read More

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Congress Continues to Promote Land Access

August 06, 2017

New legislation, the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act, focuses on streamlined permitting to access public lands.... Read More