Horse Industry News

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2016 Thoroughbred Makeover Attracts Top Trainers

February 19, 2016

Trainers from the U.S., Canada, and England will acquire and train a recently retired racehorse for this year's event.... Read More

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FEI, EEF Agree to Endurance Measures for 2016 Season

February 18, 2016

The 12 approved measures will be applied for the rest of the United Arab Emirates' endurance season.... Read More

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iPads for Horses? Touch-Screen Technology in Equine Research

February 18, 2016

Touch-screen computers could remove the risk of human influence in research on equine decision-making and actions.... Read More

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Texas A&M's Dr. Josie Coverdale Dies After Car Accident

February 17, 2016

The associate professor in equine science passed away Feb. 13 from injuries sustained in a car accident.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle Expands Veterinary Services in Florida

February 17, 2016

Rood & Riddle will offer hospital services as well as expanded ambulatory services in Wellington.... Read More

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Tauber Elected to AHC Board

February 17, 2016

Chrystine Tauber also currently serves as president of the United States Equestrian Federation.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Eagle-Caliente Complex Emergency Horse Gather

February 17, 2016

The BLM gathered 122 horses from public and private lands adjacent to U.S. Highway 93 and State Route 322 in Nevada.... Read More

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RMTC Hosts Horse Hair Testing Workshop at UC Davis

February 17, 2016

Participants learned how to detect, identify, and analyze anabolic steroids and other substances using hair samples.... Read More

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Poll Recap: EPM Experiences

February 16, 2016

Of the 467 respondents, only 118 (25%) said they have owned a horse with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis. ... Read More

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Idaho BLM Seeks Comments on Motor Vehicles, Horse Management

February 16, 2016

The BLM is seeking public comment for an annual statewide hearing on motorized vehicle use in wild horse management.... Read More

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Free Lecture to Cover Equine Neurology, Lameness

February 12, 2016

Neil Mittelman, DVM, and Holly Stewart, VMD, will present a joint lecture on March 1 at the New Bolton Center.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Man Accused of Fraud

February 12, 2016

Brian A. Rowlands was arrested for allegedly stealing several thousand dollars from the Pennsylvania Morgan Horse Club.... Read More

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Horses, Humans, and Trust

February 11, 2016

Do horses experience trust the same way humans do? ... Read More

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Horses Can Read Human Emotions, Study Shows

February 11, 2016

For the first time horses have been shown to be able to distinguish between angry and happy human facial expressions.... Read More

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Indoor Arena Dust: Damaging to Horse and Rider

February 11, 2016

Dusty arenas could be compromising your respiratory health, right along with your horse's.... Read More

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Six Honored International Hoof Care Summit

February 10, 2016

Three farriers and three vets were inducted into the Horseshoeing and Equine Veterinarian Halls Of Fame, respectively.... Read More

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center in Redmond, Washington, is a leading accredited therapeutic riding program that employs approximately 25 therapy horses. The farm's management team works hard to deal with environmental constraints associated with living in a wet climate near a salmon-spawning stream (in the Pacific Northwest salmon are a federally listed endangered species requiring specific land management practices).

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Farm Tour: Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center

February 10, 2016

Take a tour of a leading U.S. therapeutic horseback riding center that's managed with the environment in mind. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Height

February 09, 2016

Of the 1,150 respondents, 440 (38%) said their ideal horse would stand at least 15 hands but less than 16 hands.... Read More

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BLM Nevada Gathering Horses from U.S. Hwy 93/State Route 322

February 09, 2016

The BLM said the gather is necessary to provide for public and animal safety. ... Read More

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Rood & Riddle Report Live Scheduled for Feb. 25

February 09, 2016

Drs. Brett Woodie, Peter Morresey, Maria Schnobrich, and Scott Morrison will present at the event.... Read More

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Horses Removed From Pennsylvania Veterinarian's Property

February 09, 2016

A veterinarian and his wife are facing multiple charges for allegedly maltreating 16 horses and other animals.... Read More

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Final Order Ends New Mexico Horse Slaughter Plant Case

February 08, 2016

The final order blocks several entities from developing a horse processing plant in that state.... Read More

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Horses Seized From Connecticut Breeders

February 08, 2016

More than 30 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.... Read More

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USDA Revises Livestock Export Regulations

February 08, 2016

Three key changes could impact how horses are exported from the United States, the American Horse Council said.... Read More

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NYRA to Match Contributions in Support of TAA

February 07, 2016

The TAA provides grants to 56 accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations across the United States and Canada. ... Read More