Horse Industry News

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2015 National Issues Forum Scheduled

April 30, 2015

The theme for this year's AHC National Issues Forum is "Protecting and Promoting the Horse."... Read More

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Federal Legislators Reintroduce PAST Act

April 30, 2015

Lawmakers reintroduced legislation that would stiffen penalties for those that sore Tennessee Walking Horses.... Read More

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12 Tips for Selling a Horse

April 29, 2015

Experts share their suggestions for marketing horses and ensuring a smooth and legal transaction.... Read More

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AQHA Announces Rule Changes

April 29, 2015

The board approved stronger penalties for animal welfare rule violators, barred lip chain use in show horses, and more.... Read More

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On Call Program to Support Kentucky Derby and Oaks Telecasts

April 29, 2015

Dr. Keith Latson will represent the AAEP On Call program during this weekend's live telecasts from Churchill Downs.... Read More

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Cobalt Policy Adopted by Racing Regulators

April 28, 2015

Regulators adopted a new policy making it illegal to administer cobalt to a racehorse. ... Read More

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Massachusetts Police Probe Wildlife Attack

April 28, 2015

Authorities are investigating a possible bear attack on horses residing in an East Brookfield pasture.... Read More

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Oregon Police Search for Horse Shooter

April 28, 2015

Deputies in Yamhill County are seeking whoever shot an apparently healthy horse and left the carcass in the woods.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Shopping Distance

April 28, 2015

Of the 652 respondents, 254 (39%) said they search within their multi-state region when looking for a new horse.... Read More

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Early Season Tornado Damages Florida Horse Farm

April 27, 2015

Thirteen horses are safe after a tornado tore down fences and ripped the roof off a Manatee County boarding farm's barn.... Read More

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New Zealand Horse Euthanized Following Rolex Cross-Country

April 27, 2015

Dambala was euthanized due to a severe suspensory ligament injury sustained during the cross-country phase.... Read More

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UK Ag Equine Programs Celebrates 10 Years

April 26, 2015

The university set out to change how it served the state's horse industry when launching the Equine Initiative in 2005.... Read More

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Gluck Foundation Releases Sixth Research Report

April 26, 2015

Learn about studies on genetics, immunology, infectious diseases, musculoskeletal science, reproduction, and more.... Read More

Horses respond distinctly to different caretakers and appear to anticipate people's moves.

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Six Ways to Help Horses

April 26, 2015

Are you looking for ways to give horses in your community a hand? Equine experts share suggestions on how to help.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Macarena Sanz

April 25, 2015

Sanz's research has focused on Rhodococcus equi, a microorganism that causes pneumonia in young foals. ... Read More

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Hearing on BLM Helicopter, Motorized Vehicle Use Scheduled

April 25, 2015

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming's hearing will take place on May 5 at 5:30 p.m. ... Read More

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Legislators Make Latest Bid to Ban Horse Processing

April 24, 2015

The legislation would ban U.S. horse processing plants and prevent the transport of horses to foreign slaughterhouses.... Read More

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House Receives Veterinary Association Award

April 24, 2015

Amanda House, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, has received the Florida Veterinary Medical Association's Gold Star Award for 2015.... Read More

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Erskine Named Director of Marion duPont Scott EMC

April 24, 2015

Dr. Michael D. Erskine has acted as interim director of the Virginia Tech facility since May 2013.... Read More

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Mereworth Farm Preserved for Retired Racehorses

April 24, 2015

The 1,200-acre Lexington, Kentucky, farm will serve as a sanctuary for unwanted equines and retired racehorses.... Read More

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The Long-Lost Classic-Format Three-Day Event

April 24, 2015

Learn about the long-format event and why veterinarians are crucial to these competitions.... Read More

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French Eventing Horse, Rider Disqualified from 2014 WEG

April 23, 2015

The FEI Tribunal has disqualified Maxime Livio and Qalao des Mers following a positive test for a controlled medication.... Read More

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Input Sought on Proposed Canadian EIA Management Strategy

April 23, 2015

Comments are requested on a proposed approach for controlling equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Canada.... Read More

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Jockey Club Enhances Graded Stakes Race Vet Record Reporting

April 23, 2015

Owners can make their graded stakes horses' veterinary records public by posting them on a specialized website.... Read More

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California Men Charged With Shooting at Wild Burros

April 22, 2015

Three men have been charged with attempting to shoot wild burros in a residential area of Moreno Valley.... Read More