Horse Industry News

Michael Jung made history by winning the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for a third consecutive time aboard FischerRocana FST.

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Jung Scores A Three-Peat at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 30, 2017

Michael Jung made history by winning the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for a third consecutive time with FischerRocana.... Read More

After cross-country, Germany’s Michael Jung and FischerRocana FST once again sit atop the leaderboard.

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Jung Takes the Lead at 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 29, 2017

After cross-country, Germany’s Michael Jung and FischerRocana FST once again sit atop the leaderboard.... Read More

Thoroughbred stud fees are a significant source of revenue and sales tax revenue in Woodford County.

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Study Shows Agriculture's Impact on Woodford County Economy

April 29, 2017

Thoroughbred stud fees are a significant source of revenue and sales tax revenue in Woodford County, Kentucky.... Read More

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Former UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Patrick Gallagher

April 29, 2017

Gallagher studied genetics under Ernest Bailey, PhD, and the late Teri Lear, PhD.... Read More

Clark Montgomery (USA) and Loughan Glen stand firmly ahead of the pack with an epic score of 33.6.

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Montgomery Seizes the Lead at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 28, 2017

Clark Montgomery (USA) and his 2016 Olympic partner Loughan Glen stand firmly in the lead with a score of 33.6.... Read More

It is important that you know the basic characteristics of common equine parasites, as well as the main mechanisms of action and affects of the common deworming compounds.

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Deworming Drug Resistance in Ethiopian Working Horses

April 28, 2017

The study evaluated the effectiveness of ivermectin and fenbendazole, as well as owners' deworming practices.... Read More

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2017 TIP Noncompetition Award Applications Available

April 28, 2017

Applications for the Thoroughbred of the Year and Young Rider of the Year awards are due June 30.... Read More

Testing for the dwarfism and hydrocephaly mutations before breeding can help ensure a healthy foal results.

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Friesian Dwarfism, Hydrocephaly Genetic Tests Available

April 28, 2017

Genetic Testing at Gluck is offering tests to identify carriers of the dwarfism and hydrocephaly mutations.... Read More

Jessica Phoenix (CAN) and Pavarotti danced their way into the lead after the first day of dressage at Rolex Kentucky.

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Phoenix Leads After Day One of Dressage at Rolex Kentucky

April 27, 2017

Jessica Phoenix (CAN) and Pavarotti danced their way into the lead after the first day of dressage at Rolex Kentucky. ... Read More

Emma Ford (right) leads Mighty Nice as they walk with team manager Joanie Morris during the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Q&A: Veteran Rolex Three-Day Event Groom Emma Ford

April 27, 2017

U.S. Olympian Philip Dutton's head groom shares her secrets to keeping horses healthy during international competition.... Read More

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Salt River Horses so Far Safe From Bush Fire

April 27, 2017

The Cactus fire broke out on April 25 and has consumed about 25 acres.... Read More

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Danielle Jostes Named UK Equine Philanthropy Director

April 27, 2017

Jostes will connect individuals and stakeholders to strategic priorities within the college's equine-related programs. ... Read More

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Biosecurity, Hygiene, and Horses

April 27, 2017

The mainstays of biosecurity still center around good hygiene, diagnostics, quarantine, isolation, and traffic control.... Read More

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59 Horses to Start 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 26, 2017

The field, including past Rolex champions and four-star first-timers, will begin with dressage on Thursday and Friday.... Read More

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Elzinga Wins Second UK Vet Science 3-MT Competition

April 26, 2017

Sarah Elzinga, MS, is studying inflammation and insulin dysregulation in the horse. ... Read More

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Indoor Arena Dust: Damaging to Horse and Rider

April 26, 2017

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

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Poll Recap: Feeding Alfalfa

April 25, 2017

Of the 1,244 respondents, 504 (41%) said they feed their horses alfalfa hay.... Read More

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2017 NIAA, USAHA Equine Forum White Paper Now Available

April 24, 2017

The forum focused on advancing equine identification methods, traceability, and electronic health records.... Read More

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Air Quality Week From The Horse and Sweet PDZ

April 24, 2017

Look for educational articles and resources on air quality and equine respiratory health, April 24-29. ... Read More

Trigger, here with Sheriff Rick Ramsay, has found a new retirement home after being ridden nearly 700 from South Carolina to Florida last year.

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'Trigger' Finds Permanent Home in Florida Keys

April 23, 2017

Last year Trigger was ridden nearly 700 miles from Greenwood, South Carolina, to Miami-Dade, Florida.... Read More

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Time to Ride Challenge Association Program Grows

April 23, 2017

Associations will reward challenge hosts with additional cash and prizes for connecting people to horses.... Read More

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UHVRC Distributes More Than 3,200 Vaccines to Horses in Need

April 22, 2017

The UHVRC has delivered more than 25,000 doses of core vaccines to protect horses in need since its inception in 2009.... Read More

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Horses Left in Wyoming Forest Last Autumn Rescued

April 21, 2017

Park County authorities are investigating circumstances surrounding three horses left near Haymaker Ridge last October.... Read More

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Troubleshooting Trailer Loading: One Step at a Time

April 20, 2017

Consider these four behavior-science-based approaches to help your horse load safely.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's "Don't Spook!" Contest!

April 20, 2017

Is your horse an expert spooker? Enter The Horse's contest for a chance to win! ... Read More