Horse Industry News

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Reward Offered in Missing Texas Horse Case

July 15, 2016

Authorities are searching for a 3-year-old palomino horse reported missing on June 13.... Read More

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Indiana Grand Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

July 14, 2016

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

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How to Be a Good Neighbor to Nonhorsey People

July 14, 2016

Alayne (Horses for Clean Water), Donna (PSU Extension), and Michelle (The Horse) discuss being good neighbors.... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $535,000 in Grants

July 14, 2016

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) awarded grants to 71 industry-related nonprofits.... Read More

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Estate Planning Tips for Horse Owners

July 12, 2016

Do your horses a favor by planning ahead for what should happen to them once you're gone.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Housing

July 12, 2016

Of the 974 respondents, 634 said their horses live at home with them, while 259 said they board their animals.... Read More

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British Researchers Seeking to Improve Horse Welfare

July 12, 2016

Welfare issues include stress/pain behavior; inappropriate nutrition, stabling, and turnout; and delayed death.... Read More

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BLM's Vale, Oregon, District Plans Wild Horse Gather

July 11, 2016

The BLM will gather 100 horses and return 50 to the range to re-establish the appropriate management level.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Challenging Nature on Equine Infectious Diseases

July 10, 2016

A pathologist shares his thoughts on evolving microbes and how researchers are working to control associated disease.... Read More

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TCA Announces June 2016 Award of Merit Winners

July 10, 2016

Recipients include Michele Rodriguez, Remember Me Rescue, and New Start for Horses/Pennsylvania HBPA.... Read More

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Huffhines Elected to AHC Board of Trustees

July 09, 2016

Craig Huffhines is the executive vice president of the American Quarter Horse Association.... Read More

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2016 Fly Mask Mishap Contest: Editors' Picks

July 08, 2016

Readers submitted photos of their horses' worn, torn, and destroyed fly masks. Here are some of our favorites.... Read More

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Charges Filed in 40-Horse Seizure Case in Virginia

July 08, 2016

Authorities also found the carcasses of four horses on the Nottoway County property.... Read More

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Miniature Horse Basics: Small Size, Big Responsibility

July 08, 2016

If you're considering a Miniature Horse as a pet or companion, remember that a small size doesn't mean less upkeep.... Read More

"'Winnie' always manages to get her ears out of the fly mask," said Kristen. 
Congratulations to "Winnie" and Kristen Mangold for being one of the top three winners in our contest.

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Winners Announced for TheHorse.com's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

July 08, 2016

TheHorse.com Facebook fans selected their favorite "Fly Mask Mishap" photos from the submitted entries. ... Read More

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Grade 1 Winner Halo America Dead at 26

July 08, 2016

The pensioned broodmare was euthanized July 7 at Old Friends due to declining health.... Read More

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BLM to Present Talk on Wild Horses in Wyoming

July 08, 2016

The event will take place July 9 at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, in Casper.... Read More

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Brennan Equine Welfare Fund Announces 2016 Grants

July 07, 2016

Thirteen equine rescue, rehabilitation, retirement, retraining, and placement facilities received funds.... Read More

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New Resistance Genes: What's the Threat to Horses?

July 07, 2016

A recently discovered resistance gene in bacteria has focused attention on emerging multidrug resistance.... Read More

(left to right) FEI Secretary General Sabrina Ibáñez, FEI President Ingmar De Vos, AEF President Sang Jin Park, and AEF Secretary General Sunny Hwang, at the memorandum of understanding signing in Seoul, South Korea.

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Asian Equestrian Federation Signs MOU With FEI

July 07, 2016

The AEF, founded in 1978, is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, and has 34 member national federations.... Read More

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My Horse's Vet Bill is How Much?

July 07, 2016

Understand the costs of veterinary care before you're faced with a sick or injured horse.... Read More

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Horse Dies in Massachusetts Barn Fire

July 06, 2016

Firefighters were able to rescue 11 of the 12 horses that were in the barn at the time of the fire.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2016

July 05, 2016

Diagnosed diseases include vesicular stomatitis, EHV, strangles, influenza, piroplasmosis, rabies, and more.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Is Your Horse Insured?

July 05, 2016

Of the 448 respondents, only 87 (19%) said they currently have medical or mortality insurance on their horses.... Read More

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AHC Issues Forum: Time to Ride, Microchipping, and More

July 05, 2016

The American Horse Council's (AHC) Annual Meeting wrapped up on June 14 with the National Issues Forum.... Read More