Horse Industry News

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2017 Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference Takes Place April 5-6

February 10, 2017

Equine lecture topics will include feeding endocrine-challenged horses, allergies, equine aging, supplements, and more.... Read More

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HPA Inspection Reports Removed From APHIS Website

February 10, 2017

Going forward those seeking HPA inspection and enforcement information must submit a Freedom of Information Act request.... Read More

California state animal health officials were deeply involved with the recent equine herpesvirus-1 outbreak at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Here, a horse waits to enter quarantined isolation.

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The Role of State Officials in Protecting Horse Health

February 08, 2017

Animal health officials help manage disease outbreaks, ensure the health of animals crossing state lines, and more.... Read More

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BLM, University of Wyoming Begin Wild Horse Movement Study

February 08, 2017

Researchers will place GPS collars on up to 30 mares to study migration patterns and herd movements.... Read More

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FEI Addressing Endurance Horse Welfare Issues

February 08, 2017

The FEI requested immediate action following seven endurance horse deaths in the UAE in the last four weeks.... Read More

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How Veterinarians Become Involved in Equine Rescue Cases

February 07, 2017

Take a look at six ways vets might become involved as well as the legal considerations when dealing with these cases.... Read More

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2017 Thoroughbred Makeover Accepts Entries From 578 Trainers

February 07, 2017

Trainers will compete for their share of $100,000 in prize money when the event takes place Oct. 5-8..... Read More

The veterinarian should check the horse’s mouth for any issues or dental abnormalities. These can include evidence of tongue or cheek injury or missing or damaged teeth. This will also give your veterinarian a chance to verify the horse’s age.

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Poll Recap: Equine Dental Exams

February 07, 2017

Of the 911 respondents, 802 (88%) said their horse has had a dental exam or treatment in the past 12 months.... Read More

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BLM Concludes the Reveille HMA Wild Horse Gather

February 07, 2017

The BLM removed 81 horses and returned 68 to the range, including 30 mares treated with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More

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Kentucky EHV: Quarantine at Oldham County Facility Released

February 06, 2017

Unrelated EHV quarantines remain in place at Keeneland Race Course's Rice Road Training Center and Turfway Park.... Read More

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Kentucky Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

February 06, 2017

Authorities have seized 14 horses and several rabbits from her Trimble County property. ... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Quebec Horse

February 05, 2017

A horse in the Lanaudiere region tested positive in January. This is Quebec's first positive EIA test since 2011.... Read More

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Time to Ride Partners with Equine Affaire for Riding Events

February 04, 2017

Time to Ride will provide horseback rides and information on how to get involved with local horse communities.... Read More

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Regulatory Policies to Undergo Review at April ARCI Meeting

February 03, 2017

Conference attendees will discuss what is and isn't working in racing regulation.... Read More

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Show Your Horse You Care on Valentine's Day

February 02, 2017

Give your equine valentine something he or she will truly appreciate.... Read More

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ARCI Forms Integrity Compliance Certification Panel

February 02, 2017

Three former regulators will comprise the independent panel that will certify compliance with key integrity standards.... Read More

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Buchanan, Blumenauer to Co-Chair Animal Welfare Caucus

February 02, 2017

Reps. Vern Buchanan and Earl Blumenauer will head the group intended to educate legislators on animal welfare issues.... Read More

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Best Practices for Equine Rescues

February 02, 2017

Quality rescues practice good horse husbandry, maintain a realistic annual budget, seek continuing education, and more.... Read More

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Los Angeles County EHV Quarantine Released

February 01, 2017

Officials released the facility from quarantine put in place after two horses there tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Owner Pleads Not Guilty in Colorado Horse Cruelty Case

February 01, 2017

A Colorado woman accused of maltreating more than 60 horses has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges.... Read More

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Horses Killed in Texas Rodeo Incidents

February 01, 2017

Two bucking horses died in separate incidents at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.... Read More

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Poll Recap: A Trip to the Vet

January 31, 2017

Of the 1,008 respondents, 318 (32%) said their horses are located 10 miles or less away from their equine vet clinic.... Read More

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Los Angeles Equestrian Center EHV Quarantine Released

January 31, 2017

The last horse in isolation met the negative test requirements and has been released from quarantine.... Read More

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OSRC to Focus on Medications, Drug Testing in 2017

January 30, 2017

Ohio's racing commission will review medications, out-of-competition drug testing, and RMTC and ARCI recommendations.... Read More

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Farm Worker Safety Study Yields Bilingual Education Material

January 29, 2017

The material is designed to equip horse farm managers and workers with information needed to stay safe on the job.... Read More