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University of Tennessee to Host Conference for Horse Owners

Lecture topics include nutrition, PPID, parasitology, back pain, toxic plants, natural foot care, and dentistry. Read More

Free Lecture to Cover Equine Neurology, Lameness

Neil Mittelman, DVM, and Holly Stewart, VMD, will present a joint lecture on March 1 at the New Bolton Center. Read More

Horses Can Read Human Emotions, Study Shows

For the first time horses have been shown to be able to distinguish between angry and happy human facial expressions. Read More

Six Honored International Hoof Care Summit

Three farriers and three vets were inducted into the Horseshoeing and Equine Veterinarian Halls Of Fame, respectively. Read More

BLM Nevada Gathering Horses from U.S. Hwy 93/State Route 322

The BLM said the gather is necessary to provide for public and animal safety. Read More

Rood & Riddle Report Live Scheduled for Feb. 25

Drs. Brett Woodie, Peter Morresey, Maria Schnobrich, and Scott Morrison will present at the event. Read More

USDA Revises Livestock Export Regulations

Three key changes could impact how horses are exported from the United States, the American Horse Council said. Read More

NYRA to Match Contributions in Support of TAA

The TAA provides grants to 56 accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations across the United States and Canada. Read More

ARCI Town Hall Meeting Set for Gulfstream Park

The meeting is designed to attempt to find workable solutions to the problems the racing industry faces. Read More

600 Working Equids Receiving Emergency Feed Each Day

As Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 50 years, the Brooke is providing food and water to affected working equids. Read More

Cal Expo Stewards Suspend Trainer with History of Cobalt Use

Stewards suspended Marissa Tyler after tests revealed that Standardbreds in her barn had excessive cobalt levels. Read More

UGA Large Animal Hospital Temporarily Closed Due to EHV-1

The affected horse has been euthanized due to progressive neurologic disease. Read More

Comment Period on Wild Horse Sterilization Research Extended

The BLM has extend the comment period one week to Feb. 10. Read More

FDA Approves Dewormer for Use in Broodmares

The FDA has approved Quest Plus (moxidectin/praziquantel) for use in breeding, pregnant, and lactating mares. Read More

AHC President Jay Hickey to Retire

Hickey joined the American Horse Council staff in 1989 and succeeded the late Rich Rolapp as president in 1993. Read More

Sunland Park Horsemen Urged to Keep Up Biosecurity Practices

New Mexico's acting state veterinarian Alexandra Eckhoff, DVM, offered tips to horsemen at two Feb. 1 meetings. Read More

Horses Working in Mexican Garbage Dump to Receive Assistance

The Brooke USA is helping horses working in a garbage dump and recycling center in San Martin, Mexico. Read More

Life Coach to Run BEVA Workshop to Help Horse Vets

Carolyne Crowe, BVetMed, BSc, MRCVS, will present on how vets can cope more effectively with the pressures of practice. Read More

Turf Paradise Racetrack Quarantined Due to Potential EHV-1

The quarantine requires all horses at the track to remain and prevents new horses from arriving for at least 21 days. Read More

Old Friends Receives Donation to Rebuild Barn

Fasig-Tipton, through Blue Horse Charities, donated $50,000 towards the rebuilding of the structure lost in a barn fire. Read More

New Equine Welfare Code Takes Effect in New Zealand

The code includes standards for food and water requirements, husbandry practices, equine health, and more. Read More

Rutgers to Host Equine Behavior, Training Seminar

Speakers will discuss how horses learn and how that knowledge can be applied to training. Read More

Thoroughbred Incentive Program Approves 850 Shows for 2016

Awards are available in numerous disciplines, such as eventing, dressage, Western and English pleasure, games, and more. Read More

All Horses, People Safe After Barn Fire at Old Friends

Two horses were in the quarantine/hospital barn when it caught fire on Jan. 23, but both were evacuated safely. Read More

New Mexico EHV Update: Five Horses Affected

Five horses at Sunland Park Racetrack have now been confirmed positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). Read More