Horse Industry News

Marilyn Breuer-Bertera currently serves as a director for District 2 of the United States Trotting Association.

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Breuer-Bertera Elected to AHC Board of Trustees

May 02, 2016

Marilyn Breuer-Bertera currently serves as a director for District 2 of the United States Trotting Association.... Read More

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CHRI Advocates for Medication Reform at Horse Caucus Hearing

May 02, 2016

Representatives educated Congress members about the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015.... Read More

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Churchill Downs Releases Derby, Oaks Security Protocols

May 02, 2016

The enhanced equine security measures are part of the track's ongoing safety and integrity program.... Read More

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Kentucky Ag Commissioner to Speak at May KENA Dinner

May 01, 2016

Ryan Quarles is the featured presenter for the Kentucky Equine Networking Association meeting in May.... Read More

The author’s own horse Lyric was involved in the study. Lyric is attached to a novel urine collection device that allowed the researchers to conduct their work.

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Firocoxib Study Leads to Equine Canada Rule Change

May 01, 2016

Firocoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat musculoskeletal inflammation and pain in horses.... Read More

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University of Tennessee to Host Equine Podiatry Conference

April 30, 2016

The pre-conference workshop and conference for vets and farriers will take place May 20 and 21, respectively.... Read More

Veterinary students perform an examination.

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Veterinarians, Students Serve Working Horses in Honduras

April 29, 2016

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how the group provided care to more than 300 working equids in Southern Honduras.... Read More

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Churchill Downs Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

April 29, 2016

Churchill Downs was the first track to be accredited in 2009, the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance's inaugural year. ... Read More

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Summit to Cover Racehorse Nutrition, Biosecurity, and More

April 28, 2016

The Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will also feature talks on equine injuries, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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Eventer Boyd Martin Named Brooke USA Ambassador

April 28, 2016

In this capacity, he will represent the equine welfare charity throughout the country and in his travels abroad.... Read More

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New Mexico Enhancing Out-of-Competition Drug Testing Program

April 27, 2016

The New Mexico Racing Commission will enhance its out-of-competition drug testing program effective immediately.... Read More

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Congressman's Email Draws Ire From Oregon Dressage Riders

April 27, 2016

A group of Oregon equestrians are concerned that a letter from a Congressman might erroneously link soring to dressage.... Read More

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Los Angeles Police: Horse Death Appears Accidental

April 26, 2016

Investigators believe the horse probably died of strangulation after being improperly loaded into a trailer.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Spring and Summer Pasture Access

April 26, 2016

Of the 1,442 respondents, 684 (47%) said their horses have access to fresh pasture for 12 hours or more each day.... Read More

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Belmont Stakes Celebration to Benefit Equine Research

April 26, 2016

The celebration, which will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, will be held June 9 in New York City.... Read More

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Grandin Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 26, 2016

Temple Grandin, PhD, is an internationally recognized leader in humane animal handling techniques.... Read More

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McLean to Visit University of Arkansas as King Scholar

April 25, 2016

Equine behaviorist Dr. Andrew McLean will visit with and lecture to students and others on April 28.... Read More

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Adopting a Mustang: What It Takes

April 25, 2016

Considering adopting a mustang? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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AHC Issues Forum to Focus on Putting Horsepower in Congress

April 25, 2016

The AHC's annual meeting will take place June 12-15 in Washington, D.C. The issues forum will be held June 13.... Read More

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Surgeon Ortved Joins New Bolton Center

April 25, 2016

Dr. Kyla Ortved specializes in orthopedic surgery, including arthroscopy, tenoscopy, and fracture repair.... Read More

Figure 1. Periodical cicada.

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Cicadas to Emerge Soon, Little Kentucky Impact Expected

April 24, 2016

Brood V of the 17-year periodical cicada, which is comprised of three separate species, is due to emerge this spring. ... Read More

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Veterinarians Balance Economics With Equine Welfare in Haiti

April 23, 2016

Learn how vets are trying to improve working equid health and welfare within their owners' economic confines.... Read More

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Preventing Horse-Related Injuries to Humans

April 23, 2016

Researchers recently learned that 14% of individuals in emergency rooms were admitted for a horse-related injury. ... Read More

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Inaugural UK Equine Nutrition Short Course to be Held May 14

April 22, 2016

The event is designed to teach owners how nutrition can affect their horses' health and longevity.... Read More

Stephen F. Higgins, PhD, receives the Bill Barfield Award for Outstanding Contributions in Water Resources Research from the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute.

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Higgins Receives Bill Barfield Award

April 22, 2016

Stephen Higgins, PhD, is the Director of Animal and Environmental Compliance for UK's Agricultural Experiment Station. ... Read More