Horse Industry News

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How Genetically Modified is Your Horse's Feed?

December 07, 2015

You might be surprised to find out with this introduction to GMOs.... Read More

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What Happens in Vegas Ends Up Posted on The Horse

December 06, 2015

Day 1: Our regular veterinary contributor shares her game plan for getting the most out of the 2015 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Barn Owner Seeks Settlement Over Allegedly Tainted Feed

December 06, 2015

The barn operator alleges that 13 of her horses died after consuming monensin-tainted horse feed.... Read More

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A Horse Owner at AAEP

December 05, 2015

Get an insider's look at the world's largest gathering of equine veterinarians.... Read More

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National HBPA Supports AHC Welfare Code

December 04, 2015

The code is a broad set of principles designed to establish good equine welfare procedures for industry organizations.... Read More

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BLM to Host Public Tour of Axtell Wild Horse Corrals

December 04, 2015

This tour, scheduled for Dec. 14, is the first offered since the privately owned and operated facility opened in June.... Read More

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Sir Prize Birthday Euthanized at 35

December 04, 2015

The oldest member of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's herd died Dec. 2 at the Wallkill Correctional Facility.... Read More

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Conference to Cover Feeding Performance Horses

December 03, 2015

Speakers will discuss different aspects of feeding high-performance horses March 24 in Hunt Valley, Maryland.... Read More

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Professional vs. Amateur Round Pen Training Techniques

December 03, 2015

Researchers emphasized the importance of using subtle cues and having precise timing when training in the round pen.... Read More

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Donkey Gets a Lift, Cops Seek Owner

December 03, 2015

Squishy the donkey is relaxing after walking down a busy roadway and catching a ride with an Oklahoma police officer.... Read More

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Churchill Downs, Kentucky HBPA Donate to $28,410 TAA

December 02, 2015

The TAA awarded more than $2.4 million in grants to 42 accredited Thoroughbred aftercare agencies in 2014.... Read More

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, President of the Brooke, and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Brooke Global Ambassador Monty Roberts at a private reception for Brooke donors at the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace.

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Duchess of Cornwall Hosts Event for Brooke USA Donors

December 02, 2015

The Brooke works to alleviate the suffering of working horses, donkeys, and mules in the developing world. ... Read More

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Rider Safety: Always in Fashion

December 02, 2015

Whether you're hitting the trail or riding in the ring, outfit yourself head to toe in smart and safe riding gear.... Read More

western saddle and grooming tools

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Poll Recap: Tack Shopping Choices

December 01, 2015

Of the 692 respondents, 263 (38%) said they purchase most of their tack and supplies at their local tack or farm store.... Read More

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Horses Perish in Tennessee Barn Blaze

December 01, 2015

Fire authorities said an electrical connection caused the fire that killed 11 horses on Nov. 28.... Read More

FEI President Ingmar De Vos (left) receives a horseball from FIHB President Frederico Cannas (right) to commemorate the signing of the MOU at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Horseball, University Sports Federations Sign MOUs with FEI

November 30, 2015

The two organizations will work with the FEI to further the development of equestrian sport.... Read More

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Second Call for Nominations for Wild Horse Advisory Board

November 30, 2015

Nominees are needed for the following categories: humane advocacy, wildlife management, and livestock management.... Read More

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UK, Lloyd's of London Partnership Continues

November 29, 2015

The partnership supports Lloyd's Equine Disease Quarterly, an equine health publication produced by UK.... Read More

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Snowboarder Rescues Snowbound Horse

November 28, 2015

The aging mare ended up stuck up to her abdomen in powdery snow before being rescued by a 21-year-old snowboarder.... Read More

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Levine Named Assistant Professor at New Bolton Center

November 28, 2015

David Levine DVM, Dipl. ACVS, steps into new role as assistant professor of clinical large animal surgery at Penn Vet.... Read More

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TIP Performance Award Forms Must be Postmarked by Dec. 20

November 27, 2015

The TIP will recognize the Thoroughbreds that accumulated the most points between Dec. 1, 2014, and Nov. 30, 2015.... Read More

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World Horse Welfare to be Badminton's Charity of the Year

November 26, 2015

World Horse Welfare has been selected as "Charity of the Year" for 2016 at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials.... Read More

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TCA to Honor Bourbon Lane Stable, Jockey Club TIP

November 25, 2015

Bourbon Lane will receive the Allaire duPont Leadership Award and the TIP will receive the TCA Industry Service Award.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Readers Share Their Top Nutrition Sources

November 24, 2015

Of the 457 poll respondents, 139 (30%) said they go to their equine veterinarian first for nutritional information. ... Read More

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Hats Off Day Makes Donations to Local Organizations

November 24, 2015

The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation and Kentucky Equine Humane Center received donations from the annual celebration.... Read More