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August 10, 2013
Learn what makes a properly planned business stand out with an online course on equine business management.... Read More
December 19, 2010
Budgets might seem tedious and onerous to some, but they can also aid in decision-making related to starting a new business, operating an existing business more efficiently, or for tax purposes. In addition, for those who have horses but do not ... Read More
June 01, 2010
Moving your horse into a boarding barn is a lot like sending your child to school for the first time. Just as you would in choosing a school for your kids, you want to do your research, asking all pertinent questions.... Read More
November 30, 2009
One in four respondents to a recent survey on UK boarding stables reported serious welfare problems, reported World Horse Welfare.
The survey results show serious welfare concerns reported by the public, including 13% who said ther... Read More
November 01, 2009
First, all boarding stables are not created equal. Some will provide excellent care for your horse and others, quite simply, will not. They'll take your money every month, but the horse might receive minimal care at best.... Read More
June 14, 2009
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April 17, 2009
Horse owners who fail to pay boarding fees can and do create real hardship for farm owners. Legislation was recently signed into law that will dramatically improve the outlook for boarding operations left in the lurch by non-paying horse owners.... Read More
February 20, 2009
Kentucky's House Agriculture and Small Business Committee last week approved two bills intended to help boarding barn operators and horse rescues cope with the negative economy.
Sponsored by Rep. Dwight Butler, HR 418 expands local... Read More
November 15, 2008
Geraldine Trupia, the operator of a New York breeding farm from which authorities seized a herd of horses in August, appeared in Troupsburg Town Court for sentencing this week. Now she's speaking out on the circumstances of her case.... Read More
November 10, 2008
Kansas horse trainer Tammy Blase vowed to challenge landlord Scott Becker and his family in court on grounds that he violated their lease agreement by ordering the Nov. 4 removal of 59 horses from Mount Bethel Farm in Meriden, Kan., without firs... Read More
November 07, 2008
A group of 59 horses became the subject of a Jackson County, Kan., police investigation this week after they were reported stolen, then recovered, and then revealed to be collateral in a financial dispute between a Meriden, Kan., farm owner and... Read More
October 30, 2008
Eight weeks after seizing 85 allegedly malnourished Thoroughbred horses from a Troupsburg, N.Y., breeding farm, authorities with the Finger Lakes Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) are still trying to match the... Read More
October 21, 2008
More than 1,900 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Have you purchased hay for the coming winter?"