Horse Industry News

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AAEP Foundation, Markel Award Scholarships to Vet Students

December 07, 2014

Eight equine veterinary students received $2,500 scholarships from the AAEP Foundation and Markel. ... Read More

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Saylor Joins Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Board

December 07, 2014

Thoroughbred owner and businessman Paul Saylor has been elected to the board of directors.... Read More

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TVMDL Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Facility

December 07, 2014

The construction phase is projected to last approximately 18 months and is scheduled to begin in spring 2015.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Council Elects New Officers For 2015

December 06, 2014

Erin Woodall, Kathy Hopkins, Madelyn Millard, and Kelsea Rookard will take up posts at the organization.... Read More

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Owners Seeking Restitution in Florida Horse Feed Recall Case

December 05, 2014

Owners who believe their horses were affected by tainted feed are seeking restitution from Lakeland Animal Nutrition.... Read More

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2015 Racehorse Welfare and Safety Summit Scheduled

December 05, 2014

The summit will be held July 8 at Keeneland and is open to the public. A live webcast also will be available.... Read More

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House Extends Tax Provisions Favorable to Horse Industry

December 05, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill that would extend several favorable tax provisions on Dec. 3. ... Read More

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Horses Removed in New Jersey Cruelty Case

December 05, 2014

A herd of horses is receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a farm operated by a Standardbred trainer.... Read More

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Montana Police Probe Horse Shooting

December 04, 2014

Montana authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a Quarter Horse near Butte.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Owners: Watch for Signs of Coronavirus

December 03, 2014

Veterinarians at Louisiana State University have diagnosed a Port Allen, Louisiana, horse with enteric coronavirus.... Read More

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Complaints Prompted FDA Scrutiny of Equine Ulcer Products

December 03, 2014

A series of complaints prompted the FDA to warn several firms that were marketing ulcer treatments without its approval.... Read More

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Silver Charm Settling in Well at Old Friends

December 03, 2014

Champion Silver Charm greeted fans Dec. 2 following a long journey home to Kentucky from Japan.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Thanksgiving Horse Care

December 03, 2014

Of the 1,096 poll respondents, 748 (68%) said they stay home at Thanksgiving and care for their own horses.... Read More

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Wyoming Owners Offer Reward for Horse Tail Theft Tips

December 02, 2014

Several owners offered a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever cut their horses' tails.... Read More

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Salt Lake City Bans Horse-Drawn Carriages

December 02, 2014

The city council banned commercial horse-drawn carriage rides from the Salt Lake City streets last week.... Read More

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Queen Elizabeth Receives FEI Lifetime Achievement Award

December 01, 2014

Queen Elizabeth II received the award in recognition of her leading role as supporter of equestrian sport.... Read More

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A New Breed of Funding

December 01, 2014

Is crowdsourcing the research funding of the future for equine health studies? ... Read More

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Racetrack Veterinarian Robbins Dies

December 01, 2014

Jack Robbins, VMD, was a past-president of the AAEP and served for 22 years on the organization's ethics committee. ... Read More

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How to Measure a Horse

November 30, 2014

How tall is your horse or pony? Here's how to find out.... Read More

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Retired Racehorse Project Goes National

November 30, 2014

The Retired Racehorse Project is moving its signature event from Baltimore, Maryland, to Lexington, Kentucky, in 2015.... Read More

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SPANA Launches Appeal to Tackle Diseases in Working Equids

November 30, 2014

The charity is raising the funds needed to vaccinate against and treat life-threatening diseases such as tetanus.... Read More

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Coffey Named Chair of UK Animal and Food Sciences Department

November 27, 2014

Richard Coffey, MS, PhD, will begin his new administrative role by April 1, 2015.... Read More

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TAA Accredits 19 Aftercare Organizations

November 26, 2014

The new organizations bring the total number of sanctioned groups to 42. ... Read More

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USEF Issues Joint Injection, Shock Wave Withdrawal Times

November 26, 2014

Joint injections have a four-day withdrawal time and shock wave has a three-day withdrawal time from competition.... Read More

Silver Charm wins the 1997 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

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Old Friends Sets Open House for Silver Charm

November 25, 2014

The open house will be held Dec. 2, from 1-2 p.m. The 20-year-old stallion will then enter a 21-day quarantine period.... Read More