Horse Industry News

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Alligator Bites Florida Horse

May 29, 2015

Officials say alligator attacks on equids are rare. The injured horse is expected to recover.... Read More

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Conversation With Reiner Shawn Flarida Held April 27

May 29, 2015

Shawn Flarida spoke at the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs' Distinguished Industry Lecture Series.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to be Held June 2

May 29, 2015

The event will feature presentations on footing, pasture weed management, landscape decisions on horse farms, and more.... Read More

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Feds Seize Crundwell Horse Show Awards, Trophies

May 28, 2015

Rita Crundwell must surrender her horse show awards, trophies, and other items to satisfy a restitution agreement.... Read More

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UKVDL Part of Larger Animal Health Monitoring Network

May 28, 2015

The Veterinary Diagnostic Lab is in-the-know on animal diseases, including equine ones, around the state and country.... Read More

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Shooting Ruled Out in Miniature Horse Death

May 27, 2015

A Miniature Horse found dead in a pond in Boaz, Alabama, was neither shot nor skinned, according to necropsy results.... Read More

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FBI Offers Reward in Horse Carriage Arson Case

May 27, 2015

The FBI is seeking those responsible for a fire that destroyed 13 horse carriages belonging to the Noble Horse Theatre.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Trees Toxic to Horses

May 26, 2015

Of the 673 respondents, 201 (30%) said they are most concerned about red maple trees.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in California, Virginia

May 26, 2015

The California horse is recovering, while the Virginia horse was euthanized.... Read More

Students must perfect skills such as making incisions, stanching blood flow and stitching wounds before they conduct surgery on real patients.

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CSU Equine Surgeons Develop Lifelike Surgical Models

May 24, 2015

The products allow students to practice and refine surgical skills on realistic models that even ooze "blood."... Read More

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Australian Vets Welcome Biosecurity Bills Passed in Senate

May 23, 2015

The bills are designed to strengthen disease control measures to better manage disease risk in Australia.... Read More

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TCA Announces May Award of Merit Winners

May 23, 2015

Award of Merit nominees consist of individuals or organizations working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Ohio Racing Regulators Discuss 2014 Drug Test Results

May 22, 2015

In 2014 racehorses in Ohio produced 112 positive drug tests, most of them for flunixin meglumine or phenylbutazone.... Read More

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Herd Seized at South Carolina Farm

May 22, 2015

Nearly 30 Arabian horses are receiving rehabilitative care after they were seized at a South Carolina farm.... Read More

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Video Leads to Horse Cruelty Charges

May 22, 2015

An outfitter faces cruelty charges after contacting authorities about a video posted online showing him beating a horse.... Read More

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Registration Deadline for Time to Ride Challenge Approaches

May 22, 2015

The registration deadline for hosts interested in participating is May 26.... Read More

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RRP Announces Ticket Sales for Thoroughbred Makeover

May 21, 2015

Tickets are on sale for the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, taking place Oct. 23-25.... Read More

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TCA Named Beneficiary of Fantasy Horse Racing Game

May 20, 2015

The donations will be applied to grants for charities that assist Thoroughbreds when they finish racing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Welfare Issues

May 19, 2015

Of the 1,238 respondents, 517 (42%) said they are most concerned about "unwanted" horses. ... Read More

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Utah Police Probe 'Suspicious' Horse Death

May 19, 2015

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a Thoroughbred mare found dead in a Davis County pasture.... Read More

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Judge Tosses Evidence in Wheelon Soring Case

May 19, 2015

The judge ruled that Larry Wheelon's Fourth Amendment rights were violated due to faulty search warrants.... Read More

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The Horse Book Review: Hush Money by Chuck Greaves

May 18, 2015

Join a librarian and equestrian for national "Get Caught Reading" month as she reviews horsey fiction.... Read More

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FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Animal Drug Compounding

May 18, 2015

The document is designed to help ensure compounded drugs are available when appropriately prescribed by a veterinarian.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Water Canyon Pilot Program

May 18, 2015

The BLM is looking for input on an environmental assessment for a wild horse growth suppression pilot program.... Read More

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IHRC Moves Equine Drug Testing to Industrial Laboratories

May 17, 2015

The transition comes after the commission's primary laboratory reportedly failed to report three drug tests.... Read More