Recent News for Business Management


Poll Recap: Horse Prices

October 07, 2014

Of the 1,858 respondents, 823 people (44%) said they paid $1,001-$5,000 for the last horse they purchased.... Read More


Drug Testing in Equine Prepurchase Evaluations

September 19, 2014

Drug screening can offer additional information pertaining to the horse's ability to fit a buyer's needs. ... Read More


AHC: Bonus Depreciation Bill Passed by House

July 16, 2014

The House passed a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the bonus depreciation.... Read More

All horses, regardless of intended use, should receive a thorough veterinary prepurchase exam.


Prepurchase Exams: A Health Care Must

June 29, 2014

Investing in an equine prepurchase exam can save horse owners heartache and money.... Read More


Cryptorchid Confusion

April 28, 2014

A horse I'm interested in buying is a cryptorchid. I really like the horse--should I not consider buying him?... Read More


What to do if a Horse's Microchip Company is out of Business

April 21, 2014

My horse's microchip company is no longer in business. What should I do? ... Read More


Tax Depreciation for Racehorses Advances

April 04, 2014

This provision accelerates, simplifies, and makes uniform the depreciation period for racehorses. ... Read More


Prepurchase Examinations: Don't Forget the Eyes

February 06, 2014

But before you sign the papers for your new horse, have your veterinarian look the horse in the eye.... Read More


Bill Would Extend Equine Industry Tax Benefit

January 14, 2014

Several favorable tax provisions the horse industry enjoyed in 2013 have reverted to lower levels or expired.... Read More


French Equestrians Protest Tax Law Change

December 06, 2013

The change could threaten 80,000 horses' lives and put more than 6,000 horse industry employees out of work. ... Read More


Maintaining Horse Health Records: Keep Notes on Everything!

October 31, 2013

Records can reveal health patterns, provide clues for health concerns, and keep wellness programs on track.... Read More


Planning, Zoning Basics for Horse Farms Webinar Scheduled

October 11, 2013

The webinar is designed to introduce the basics of planning and zoning for the equestrian community. ... Read More


Florida Horsemen Collaborating on Economic Impact Study

September 10, 2013

After the Ky. Equine Survey results were released, Florida horsemen are collaborating on their own study. ... Read More


Equine Guelph to Offer Equine Business Management Course

August 10, 2013

Learn what makes a properly planned business stand out with an online course on equine business management.... Read More


Veterinary Care for the Sport Horse

November 15, 2012

The goal for sport horses, from prepurchase exams through their careers, is to extend the time to retirement.... Read More


2013 First-Time FEI Horse Registration: Microchips Required

October 21, 2012

Beginning Jan. 1, 2013, all horses newly-registered with the FEI must be microchipped.... Read More


Eye Evaluation in Equine Prepurchase Exams

October 21, 2012

While not all eye anomalies are detrimental to vision, others can cause sale talks to cease.... Read More


Kentucky Farm-Level Equine Receipts Increase in 2011

September 30, 2012

After declining for three straight years, Kentucky farm-level equine receipts increased in 2011.... Read More


Equine Guelph can Help Plan for a Profitable Equine Business

August 05, 2012

Equine Guelph is offering a 12-week equine business management course this fall.... Read More


How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More


BEVA to Host Equine Veterinary Practice Management Forum

May 28, 2012

BEVA will present a forum to help equine veterinary practices get the best out of their business. ... Read More


Feds Seek Forfeiture of Crundwell Horses

May 03, 2012

Horse breeder Crundwell was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $53 million from a small Illinois town.... Read More


Horse Breeder Accused of Misappropriating $30 Million

April 19, 2012

Prosecutors accuse Crundwell of misappropriating more than $30 million in city revenue between 2006 and 2012.... Read More


Homes Sought for Arabian Horses

February 24, 2012

A herd of more than 40 Arabian horses belonging to a deceased breeder in West Virginia are now in the care of ... Read More


AHC: Connect with Congress on Equine Issues

January 26, 2012

It's important that elected leaders understand and appreciate the United State's $102 billion horse industry.... Read More