Horse Industry News

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Dominance in Human-Horse Relationships

August 24, 2017

Our equine behavior expert examines if dominance has a role in human-horse interactions, especially during training.... Read More

Eight LMU veterinary students spent the summer working with UK researchers.

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UK Partnership Provides Opportunities for LMU Vet Students

August 24, 2017

This summer eight Lincoln Memorial University vet students spent time working with University of Kentucky researchers.... Read More

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Texans Should Prepare for Flooding, High Winds from Harvey

August 24, 2017

Find tips on preparing farms, ranches, horses, and livestock, ahead of Hurricane Harvey's arrival.... Read More

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Page Rejoins UK Gluck Center's Immunology Group

August 24, 2017

Dr. Allen Page's multifaceted role at UK will involve working as a scientist and veterinarian.... Read More

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Equine Farm Workers: Employees or Independent Contractors?

August 22, 2017

Learn the difference between an employee and independent contractor and what that could mean for your equine operation.... Read More

Researchers can use motion capture technology to study equine locomotion and biomechanics.

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High-Tech Equine Research

August 22, 2017

Find out how equine researchers are using the latest gadgets and gizmos to diagnose lameness, collect data, and more.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Rehabbing an Injured Horse

August 22, 2017

Of the 420 respondents, 349 people (83%) said they have rehabilitated an injured horse. ... Read More

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USEF Announces Effective Date, Process for MPA Reporting

August 22, 2017

As of Sept. 1, equestrians must submit disclosure forms if their horses receive medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA).... Read More

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Enhanced Horse Health Measures Put in Place at Saratoga

August 21, 2017

Seventeen horses have died or been euthanized after racing- and training-related incidents at the track this year.... Read More

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California Rescue Operator Charged With Fraud

August 20, 2017

Susan Guillot is facing charges for allegedly selling unborn Friesian foals but never delivering the animals to buyers.... Read More

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Breeders Invited to Free Broodmare Health Seminar

August 20, 2017

The event will take place Sept. 9 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana.... Read More

Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski's horse mare, was euthanized Aug. 13 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute due to renal failure.

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Przewalski's Horse Maja Dies

August 19, 2017

The 13-year-old mare was euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute after developing renal failure.... Read More

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Vets Invited to Saddle Up for AAEP Convention in San Antonio

August 18, 2017

The 63rd Annual AAEP Convention will take place Nov. 17-21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.... Read More

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AHCF Extends Economic Impact Survey Deadline

August 18, 2017

The American Horse Council Foundation extended the deadline to Sept. 4.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: Additional Horse Tests Positive

August 18, 2017

A third horse on the index farm developed a fever and subsequently tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Miniature Horses, Ponies Seized in Texas

August 17, 2017

Approximately 80 horses and ponies are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property near Houston. ... Read More

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Studying the Obvious

August 17, 2017

Why do researchers spend time studying basic equine behavior questions when the answers seems so obvious?... Read More

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Dressage Horse Detained After Positive Glanders Test

August 17, 2017

Sagacious HF is in extended quarantine in Miami pending the results of additional testing slated for Aug. 23.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: No New Cases Confirmed

August 16, 2017

The affected horses are from a small private farm in Culpeper County, which is under quarantine until at least Sept. 4.... Read More

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NYSGC Investigating Spate of Horse Deaths at Saratoga

August 15, 2017

The NYSGC is working to determine what might have contributed to a dozen recent racing- and training-related deaths.... Read More

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Culpeper, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

August 15, 2017

One horse is recovering with supportive care while the other was euthanized. Both horses are from the same farm.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Genetic Disease Testing

August 15, 2017

Of the 270 respondents, only 74 (27%) said they've had a horse tested for a genetic disorder or disease. ... Read More

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Study Evaluates Banned, Controlled Substances in Horse Feed

August 15, 2017

While tiny quantities of some substances were found in samples, researchers say it's not necessarily cause for concern.... Read More

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ARCI Updates Model Rules, Will Review Penalty Guidelines

August 14, 2017

Some believe the recommended penalties aren't enough for egregious violations and too harsh for isolated minor offenses.... Read More

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Jockey Club's 2017 Round Table Meeting in the Books

August 14, 2017

Topics covered included the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017, Thoroughbred Safety Committee recommendations, and more.... Read More