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Kentucky Horse Park Transitioning to Black Fencing

July 03, 2015

The park is making this transition due to the economic and operational realities of maintaining white fencing.... Read More

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AHC's 2015 Issues Forum in the Books

July 03, 2015

Speakers from the federal government and the horse industry presented at the American Horse Council's forum on June 16.... Read More

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How to Keep Your Horse Safe During the 4th of July

July 02, 2015

A veterinarian offers tips to keep your horse calm despite the noise and sight of festive fireworks.... Read More

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Houston SPCA Gets Custody of Seized Horse Herd

July 02, 2015

A Texas judge has awarded the Houston SPCA custody of 200 allegedly maltreated horses seized last month.... Read More

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UHC Releases New Brochure on Gelding and Spaying

July 02, 2015

The brochure highlights the importance of castration as it pertains to responsible ownership and unwanted horses.... Read More

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Referring Vets' Expectations of Equine Referral Centers

July 02, 2015

Strengthening referring vets' and specialists' relationships could help improve the referral process, researchers found.... Read More

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Moore Named Dean of OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

July 02, 2015

Dr. Rustin Moore's clinical interests include equine lameness, surgery, and colic.... Read More

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Participation Sought in Study on Collapse, Sudden Death

July 01, 2015

Researchers hope to design strategies to prevent equine collapse and sudden death the information they collect.... Read More

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New Jersey Standardbred Trainer Indicted

July 01, 2015

Monica Thors is facing a multiple count indictment for allegedly maltreating several Standardsbreds last year.... Read More

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TCA Announces June Award of Merit Winners

June 30, 2015

The Louisiana Horse Rescue Association and LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers received awards in June.... Read More

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Phase II of NAHMS Equine 2015 Study Postponed

June 30, 2015

The study is postponed due to a large-scale highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak requiring officials' attention.... Read More

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NCSU Veterinarians Treat Corolla Foal

June 29, 2015

A wild foal found weak and underweight is recovering from several health problems with a veterinary team's help.... Read More

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Groups Join Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

June 29, 2015

The coalition supports national oversight of uniform medication standards in Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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Black Elected American Horse Council Chairman

June 29, 2015

Jerry Black, DVM, was elected June 15 at the American Horse Council's annual meeting in Washington, D.C..... Read More

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Circle Oak Equine Adds Surgery and Imaging Center

June 28, 2015

The practice, located in Petaluma, California, also offers equine sports medicine and rehab services.... Read More

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UK Ag Regulatory Services Plays an Important Role

June 28, 2015

Learn how the Division of Regulatory Services aids those in Kentucky's agricultural industries.... Read More

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A Look at Switzerland's Equine Protection Laws

June 28, 2015

Switzerland is a leader in animal rights legislation, and the impact on horse management is significant.... Read More

Dr. Laurie Lawrence

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Lawrence Receives Equine Nutrition Research Award

June 26, 2015

Laurie Lawrence, PhD, was recognized for her professional achievements in the equine industry.... Read More

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UK Equine Law Conference Held in April

June 26, 2015

Discussion topics ranged from medications in racing and sport horse fields to equine insurance provisions, and more.... Read More

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Riverside County, California, Equids Test Negative for EHV-1

June 24, 2015

Meanwhile, no additional equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) cases have been reported in San Joaquin County.... Read More

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French Show Jumping Mare Injured in Stall at Show

June 24, 2015

Quismy des Vaux*HDC was injured in her stall overnight when a neighboring stallion escaped from his stall.... Read More

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Ohio Racing Officials Discuss Horse Fatalities, Cobalt Study

June 24, 2015

In May four Thoroughbreds and two Standardbreds suffered catastrophic breakdowns at Ohio racetracks.... Read More

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Yvette Anderson-Rollins Receives AHC's 2015 Van Ness Award

June 24, 2015

Anderson-Rollins has worked to create, maintain, and promote land and trail use both in Indiana and nationwide.... Read More

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Storm Claims Horse at Virginia Rescue

June 24, 2015

The mare was euthanized after being injured by flying debris from high winds and a strong thunderstorm.... Read More

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Legislation Would Repeal Off-Track Wagering Law

June 24, 2015

Sen. Tom Udall claims the law "has not met its original policy goal of furthering the U.S. horse racing industry." ... Read More