Horse Industry News

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New NMRC Rules for Entering a Track or Training Center

March 08, 2016

The New Mexico Racing Commission has announced new rules for horses entering licensed facilities.... Read More

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Couple Charged in Connecticut Horse Cruelty Case

March 08, 2016

State authorities have seized 32 horses from an Andalusian, Friesian, and Gypsy Vanner breeding operation. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Spring Foalings

March 08, 2016

Of the 395 poll respondents, 286 (72%) said they aren't expecting a foal this spring. ... Read More

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Royal Veterinary College Partners with Dubai Equine Hospital

March 05, 2016

The agreement will provide annual scholarships for Emirati students to study veterinary medicine at the RVC.... Read More

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Carl Pollard Challenge Kicks off TRF Endowment Campaign

March 04, 2016

Proceeds from the endowment will be used primarily for horse care expenses. ... Read More

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Aqueduct Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 03, 2016

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more.... Read More

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Don't Forget About Working Equids

March 03, 2016

Millions of families worldwide depend on working equids for transportation, farming, economic value, and social value.... Read More

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Flying Horses: What to Consider

March 03, 2016

Be mindful of the associated health risks and understand how to best manage your horse before and after air travel.... Read More

Researchers at the new institute hope to develop therapies that hasten healing for animals and people and are developed from living cells and their products.

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Racehorse Breeder Donates to CSU for Regenerative Research

March 02, 2016

The anonymous breeder donated $20 million toward a new state-of-the-art regenerative medicine research facility.... Read More

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TIP Announces 2015 Performance Awards Winners

March 02, 2016

The awards recognize Thoroughbreds accumulating the most points at shows in 12 award categories throughout the year.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Smelly Stalls

March 01, 2016

Of the 802 respondents, 170 (21%) said they use a stall freshener or deodorizer on an as-needed basis.... Read More

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Horse Head Found in New York City Park

March 01, 2016

Police say the severed horse head was found in a box that also contained a goat head, fruit, and vegetables.... Read More

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BEVA Trust Helps Veterinarian Train Students in West Africa

March 01, 2016

Dr. Alfonso Martin provided basic training to University of Senegal students and to veterinary teams in Mauritania.... Read More

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Phase II of NAHMS Equine 2015-16 Study to Begin

March 01, 2016

The second phase of the study was postponed because of last year's highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak.... Read More

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Request AAEP Foundation Grant Funding by April 1

February 29, 2016

The group funds organizations, universities, and others developing and implementing programs to improve horse welfare.... Read More

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California Horse Owners Seek Damages From Feed Maker

February 29, 2016

A group of owners allege that monensin-contaminated feed from Western Milling caused their horses to become ill or die.... Read More

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Illinois to Host Stallion Reproduction Symposium

February 28, 2016

The International Symposium on Stallion Reproduction will take place Aug. 27-29 at the University of Illinois.... Read More

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UK Lecture Series: Conversation With Misdee Wrigley Miller

February 28, 2016

Miller spoke at the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Program's Distinguished Industry Lecture Series on Feb 9. ... Read More

Susan Lephart, PhD, will serve as an executive-in-residence and research coordinator.

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UK Ag Equine Programs Welcomes Lephart

February 27, 2016

Susan Lephart, PhD, will serve as an executive-in-residence and research coordinator.... Read More

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RMTC Board Approves Recommend Drug Thresholds

February 26, 2016

The board also voted in support of an expanded and more comprehensive out-of-competition drug testing rule.... Read More

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Nevada Officials: Use Caution Driving in Virginia Range Area

February 26, 2016

Two wild horses died in separate collisions on Highway 50 near Dayton in the early morning hours of Feb. 25. ... Read More

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Panel Examines Possible Research Paths for EIPH Treatment

February 25, 2016

The AAEP released a list of research topics identified by a panel as central to the goal of understanding EIPH. ... Read More

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UK Student Entrepreneurs Take First Place at Georgia Bowl

February 25, 2016

The team's service provides a blood test that can potentially predict injuries in horses before serious problems occur.... Read More

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Animal Genetic Testing and Research Lab Gets New Name

February 25, 2016

The University of Kentucky Animal Genetic Testing and Research Laboratory has been renamed Genetic Testing at Gluck. ... Read More

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Cookies Linked to Horse Death

February 25, 2016

One California horse is dead and another recovering after consuming cookies laced with oleander.... Read More