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Tennessee Launches Statewide Animal Abuser Registry

January 05, 2016

The registry is the nation's first database to list information about convicted animal abusers on a statewide basis.... Read More

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Lawsuit Challenges BLM's Plan for Saylor Creek Herd

January 05, 2016

The litigation claims the plan calls for the chemical or physical sterilization of horses in the Saylor Creek herd.... Read More

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Hyperflexion in International Dressage: 1992 vs. 2008

January 05, 2016

Hyperflexion was more common in the 2008 World Cup than the 1992 Olympic Games in dressage classes, researchers found.... Read More

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RRP Seeks 500 Trainers for 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover

January 04, 2016

The event will take place Oct. 27-30 and will feature competitions in 10 disciplines with prize money totaling $100,000.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Special Features of 2015

January 01, 2016

Learn about donkeys, leptospirosis, West Nile virus, influenza, preparing for disasters, and working equids.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Infographics of 2015

December 31, 2015

Topics included stress, scratches, hoof abscesses, deworming, vaccinations, metabolic syndrome, healthy coats, and more.... Read More

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Judge Orders Receiver for Convicted Abuser's Horses

December 30, 2015

A New York Supreme Court judge ordered that a receiver oversee the care of more than 20 of Beth Hoskins' horses.... Read More

Whether or not your horse needs a blanket depends on his age, body condition, weather exposure, and cold tolerance, and whether he's clipped or has his winter coat. Turnout blankets appropriate for winter weather are waterproof and offer protection from the weather. The heavier the fabric's denier rating, the more durable your horse's blanket should be.

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The Horse's Top Podcasts of 2015

December 30, 2015

Learn about winter care, hay options, conditioning horses, rehabbing after injury, beet pulp vs. rice bran, and more.... Read More

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Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility Closure Extended

December 30, 2015

The temporary closure will be extended from Dec. 30 to Feb. 29, 2016, due to weather delays and contract issues.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Free Reports of 2015

December 29, 2015

Popular report topics include navicular disease, hay, blanketing, evacuation planning, and more.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Nutrition Information

December 29, 2015

Most respondents said they get information from nutrition articles or by consulting their vet or equine nutritionist.... Read More

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Indiana Horses Removed From Flood Zone

December 29, 2015

Thirteen therapeutic riding horses were rescued this week after their Brownsburg, Indiana, pasture flooded.... Read More

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More Horses Seized From Florida Rescue

December 28, 2015

The rescue made news in 2014 when its operators were found guilty of multiple counts of animal cruelty. ... Read More

To diagnose navicular syndrome, veterinarians rely on the horse's history and a complete physical and lameness exam. Here, a horse is longed in a small circle to check his gait for abnormalities.

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The Horse's Top Slideshows of 2015

December 28, 2015

Topics included navicular syndrome, equitation science, feeder and waterer options, rescue horses, and more.... Read More

MRI is considered the “gold standard” for identifying abnormalities contributing to caudal heel pain.

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The Horse's Top Videos of 2015

December 27, 2015

View videos on topics including navicular disease, saddle fitting, body condition scoring, joint treatments, and more.... Read More

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More Than $110,000 Committed to Thoroughbred Aftercare

December 27, 2015

This was the sixth year for the New Vocations' Breeders' Cup pledge, and more than $380,000 has been raised to date.... Read More

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Is Your Horse Happy in a Stall?

December 27, 2015

It's a question that can polarize equestrians. Here, one researcher shares what she's learned on the topic.... Read More

The prepurchase veterinarian works for and is paid by the buyer and should be impartial and have no financial stake in the sale. The buyer owns the rights to the obtained information, including radiographic images (X rays) and test results.

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The Horse's Top Blog Posts of 2015

December 26, 2015

Popular blog topics included pasture management, old horses, saddle fit, trailer safety, and more.... Read More

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LNJ Foxwoods to Sponsor TCA Stallion Season Auction

December 26, 2015

In 2015, TCA granted over $515,000 to more than 67 charities working in a variety of Thoroughbred-related areas.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Instagram Posts of 2015

December 25, 2015

Glance through 10 of the most popular moments captured on The Horse's Instagram account. ... Read More

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The Horse's Top Articles of 2015

December 24, 2015

Readers learned about a variety of topics from sweat marks under saddles and laminitis to beet pulp and hoof cracks.... Read More

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New Equine Facilities at Virginia Tech Included in Proposal

December 24, 2015

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe included funding for the facilities as part of a proposed $2.43 billion bond package.... Read More

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Adopting a Horse This Holiday Season? Rescuers Share Tips

December 24, 2015

Get tips on what to consider when preparing to adopt and bringing home your rescue horse this holiday season.... Read More

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How to Become an Organized Horse Owner in 10 Days

December 23, 2015

Here are 10 steps to help you get your horse life organized for the new year.... Read More

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Maryland Horse Industry Board Awards Grants for 2016

December 23, 2015

The board awarded $30,000 in grants to 30 organizations across the state. ... Read More