Horse Industry News

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Peterson Named UK Ag Equine Programs Director

October 11, 2016

Mick Peterson, MS, PhD, an authority on racing and equestrian surfaces, will begin his new role in January 2017.... Read More

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Planning Hay Purchases

October 10, 2016

Learn how to plan forage purchases with this practical guide to hay cuttings, types, and quality.... Read More

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The Horse, Dechra Team for Bone and Joint Health Week

October 09, 2016

Look for educational articles and social media posts on keeping equine joints and bone healthy, Oct. 9-15.... Read More

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Advancements in Understanding Genomics and Horses

October 09, 2016

Genomic tools could help address horse health problems that couldn't be resolved with earlier technologies.... Read More

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Pandora's Box: Equine Genomics

October 08, 2016

"Genomics" covers all aspects of genes, including structure and function. Here's what equine researchers are learning.... Read More

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Equine Issues and the 2016 Election

October 08, 2016

Government and horse industry members share thoughts on how a new administration might influence horse-related policy.... Read More

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Arrow Wound Kills Vermont Horse

October 07, 2016

The Quarter Horse bled out after being shot with a bow and arrow in the middle of the night.... Read More

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Five Livestock Evacuation Centers Open in Alabama

October 06, 2016

With Hurricane Matthew approaching, five facilities are opening their doors to evacuated horses and other livestock.... Read More

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Horse Sellers' Disclosure Obligation

October 06, 2016

What behavioral or health information do you need to share when selling a horse?... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 06, 2016

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, herpesvirus, influenza, strangles, and equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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The Importance of Cleaning and Disinfecting Horse Stalls

October 06, 2016

Cleaning and disinfecting stalls is critically important for biosecurity, especially in controlling disease outbreaks. ... Read More

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Virginia Horse Center Open to Evacuated Equids

October 05, 2016

The Lexington, Virginia, facility has stalls for horses that need to be removed from Hurricane Matthew's path. ... Read More

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Horse Owners Taking Proactive Approach for Hurricane Matthew

October 05, 2016

Owners on the East Coast are evacuating horses to locations away from the storm's potential path.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Using Social Media for Horse Information

October 04, 2016

Of the 613 respondents, 215 (35%) said they use Facebook to share or gather horse-related information.... Read More

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Mustang Sanctuary President Denies Equine Neglect

October 04, 2016

A former sanctuary employee alleged that Karen Sussman maltreated horses and that 30 animals had died of malnutrition.... Read More

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2016 Time to Ride Challenge Wraps Up

October 03, 2016

More than 1,000 events were held during this year's competition to help introduce newcomers to horses.... Read More

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2016 Zoetis PRCA Vet of the Year Award Finalists Announced

October 02, 2016

The finalists are Drs. Ben Espy, Troy Ford, Mike Harms, Marty Tanner, and Edward Taylor.... Read More

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Enter TheHorse.com's "Why Does My Horse Do That?" Contest

October 02, 2016

A video of your horse's behavior could win an evaluation by Dr. Sue McDonnell and a prize pack from Zylkene Equine.... Read More

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Reid Receives BVA's Dalrymple-Champneys Cup and Medal

October 02, 2016

Dr. Stuart Reid, who has an equine background, was recognized for his contributions as an academic and researcher.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Introduces Barn Fire Prevention Tool

October 01, 2016

Users receive a personalized list of recommended improvements to help prevent barn fires at their facilities.... Read More

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Weller Elected New BEVA Junior Vice President

October 01, 2016

Dr. Renate Weller is a professor of comparative imaging and biomechanics at the Royal Veterinary College.... Read More

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Emergency Wild Horse Gather Underway in Nevada

September 30, 2016

The BLM said it will remove up to 60 wild horses from Goshute HMA due to insufficient water sources. ... Read More

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Eclipse Champion Hidden Lake Dead at 23

September 30, 2016

The 23-year-old daughter of Quiet American was euthanized Sept. 29 due to infirmities of old age.... Read More

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Borell Takes Plea Deal in Horse Abandonment Case

September 29, 2016

Charles Borell pleaded guilty to nine counts of second-degree misdemeanor animal cruelty under an Alford plea.... Read More

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Protect Your Horse From Leptospirosis

September 29, 2016

Leptospirosis causes recurrent uveitis and abortion in horses. Fortunately, there's a vaccine. Is your horse at risk?... Read More