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Kentucky Barn Fire Claims Saddlebred Horses

June 14, 2016

The farm owner unsuccessfully attempted to save 13 horses inside the barn.... Read More

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Virginia Tech Equine Medical Center Launches Farrier Service

June 13, 2016

Paul Goodness, CJF, and his team will provide full-time services at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.... Read More

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Online Horse Rescue Operator Charged With Animal Cruelty

June 12, 2016

A Pennsylvania woman who operated a rescue via a social media page has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More

Creator wins the 2016 Belmont Stakes in a photo finish over Destin.

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Creator Surges Late to Win 2016 Belmont Stakes

June 11, 2016

Blocked behind horses with a quarter-mile to run, Creator finished strong to catch Destin and win the race by a nose.... Read More

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Accused Embezzler Pleads Not Guilty

June 11, 2016

Anne Schumate Williams is also facing animal cruelty charges stemming from the alleged maltreatment of dozens of horses.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

June 10, 2016

The BLM plans to gather horses and administer the PZP-22 fertility control vaccine to mares returned to the complex.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Introduces Fire Prevention Outreach Program

June 10, 2016

Equine Guelph will hold outreach events this summer to educate Ontario's racing community about barn fire prevention.... Read More

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Peaceable Farm Horses Rescued Again

June 10, 2016

Six horses from the farm were among more than 40 allegedly maltreated horses seized from New Beginnings Horse Rescue.... Read More

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RMTC Adds Cooper to Task Force on Glaucine

June 09, 2016

Carolyn Cooper, DVM, is the director of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency's Equine Drug Control Program.... Read More

Cameras or video surveillance systems can help identify intruders and what they're doing.

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Staying Secure: Protect Your Horse Property From Theft

June 09, 2016

Thefts happen in barns, at horse shows, and from pastures. Learn how to keep your horses, possessions, and people safe. ... Read More

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AFA Supports AHC Welfare Code

June 09, 2016

The American Farrier's Association is the latest organization to endorse the AHC's Welfare Code of Practice.... Read More

Veterinary student Patrick Succo is teaching high-schoolers in the Navajo Nation about equine health; he helped spark a new partnership involving the Colorado State veterinary program.

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Navajo Student Helps Launch CSU Vet Program Home Community

June 09, 2016

Patrick Succo is teaching Navajo high-schoolers to determine correct vaccine dosage for horses and more.... Read More

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California Man Takes Plea Deal in 2015 Horse Abuse Case

June 08, 2016

Frederick Atkinson pleaded no contest to charges connected to 41 horses removed from a California property last year.... Read More

The the mare was taken to a BLM facility in Axtell, Utah, to continue her rehabilitation.

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Woman Fined for Removing Free-Roaming Horse from BLM Land

June 08, 2016

The Idaho woman transported a free-roaming mare to an animal sanctuary because the horse appeared malnourished.... Read More

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Horses Displaced by Calabasas Fire Return Home

June 08, 2016

Nearly 90 California horses were evacuated to the Pierce College Equestrian Center, in Woodland Hills.... Read More

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Stakes Winner Delay of Game Dead at 23

June 07, 2016

The 23-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was euthanized June 6 due to the infirmities of old age.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Saddle Type on the Trail

June 07, 2016

Of the 765 respondents, 353 (46%) said they are most likely to use a western saddle for a trail ride or hack.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Plan to Manage Pine Nut Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

Public comments will be accepted through July 6.... Read More

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Advocacy Groups Want BLM to Increase PZP Use in Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

The groups believe increased PZP use could reduce the need to maintain horses in holding facilities.... Read More

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Applications Open for 2016 AAEP Foundation Research Fellows

June 06, 2016

These annual scholarships are awarded to AAEP-member veterinarians who are beginning careers in equine research.... Read More

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Texas Horses Confirmed Positive for EHV-1

June 06, 2016

Seven horses at one Cooke County breeding farm tested positive for the neuropathogenic form of the virus in late May.... Read More

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BLM to Host Wild Horse Day in Oregon

June 06, 2016

Specialists will share how the Wild Horse and Burro Program works and showcase adoptable animals in demonstrations.... Read More

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TCA Announces Award of Merit Winners for May

June 05, 2016

The award recognizes individuals or groups working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds or those caring for them.... Read More

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Kentucky Livestock Investigation Training Registration Open

June 04, 2016

The event for county and state officials will take place Aug. 1-3 at Morehead State University.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

June 03, 2016

Submit your fly mask mishap story for a chance to be featured on TheHorse.com and be entered to win a prize pack! ... Read More