Recent News for Business Management
September 09, 2008
Owner Michael Paulson said he bought back Azeri's first yearling in the hopes of retaining a portion of the A.P. Indy colt to race. Paulson bought back the yearling for $7.7 million during the opening session of the Keeneland September yearling sal... Read More
September 08, 2008
Keeneland officials plan to expand their testing program for exogenous anabolic steroids in sale horses to include the April select juvenile auction. That decision came after Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed emergency regulations Sept. 5 that... Read More
September 05, 2008
More than 2,100 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How many acres are there where your horse lives?"... Read More
August 31, 2008
Many people involved within the horse industry often do not view their small hors... Read More
August 28, 2008
In March 2008, horse owner Valerie Van der Veer launched a Web site to help military families locate on-base stables when they experience a Permanent Change of Station (PCS).
"It... Read More
August 20, 2008
Equine piroplasmosis was eradicated officially from Florida (and, thereby, the United States) in 1988. So it came as a shock to many people in the equine industry to hear that a horse in Florida was confirmed positive for the disease last week.... Read More
August 04, 2008
Last February, the seizure of 45 allegedly malnourished Arabian horses from a South Carolina family made national headlines. As court proceedings against defendants Hazelene, James, and Terry Trexler about to move forward, the effort... Read More
August 01, 2008
Give careful consideration to your candidates to increase the odds of having a satisfactory outcome.... Read More
July 11, 2008
A Kentucky judge denied a motion July 10 requesting a forced sale of 2007 Horse of the Year Curlin, a decision that was applauded by majority owner Stonestreet Stables, which clearly stated it has no desire to sell its part of the champion... Read More
July 10, 2008
In California, legislation that provides for the judicial enforcement of trusts created by owners for the continued care of their horses has made its way to Governor Schwarzenegger's desk.
July 05, 2008
Hapsirishpub is a Thoroughbred whose good fortune changed the day his first owner died. Passed from owner to owner, he was recently taken in by Shelly Price of Speak Up for Horses, a Kentucky-based equine rescue and rehabilitation organization.... Read More
June 25, 2008
The USDA has amended its import rules to allow noncompetitive entertainment horses to be temporarily brought into the U.S. from countries affected with contagious equine metritis (CEM), a venereal disease of horses. The final rule, titled... Read More
June 22, 2008
"The People's Court," a television court show featuring real litigants, real cases, and real justice, was the setting for two Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack trainers to settle their dispute over an unpaid board bill in an episode that... Read More
June 19, 2008
Various kinds of trusts can be valuable estate planning tools, although trusts probably are not the cure-all for probate problems they sometimes are advertised to be.
Revocable trusts also are known a... Read More
June 18, 2008
An Alabama woman who claimed her Belgian Warmblood cross mare died in a barn fire now faces insurance fraud charges in connection with the horse's death.
Flomaton, Ala., Police Chief Mike Lambert said Brenda Gradia, 41, is accused of... Read More
June 14, 2008
Despite considerable opposition from groups who say the program is unworkable or an invasion of privacy, the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) is making inexorable inroads into the lives of horse owners.
Jim Morehead, DVM,... Read More
June 11, 2008
An Australian government official announced today that the horse industry would not be asked to pay for the expenses associated with last year's outbreak of equine influenza. According to the
June 10, 2008
June 02, 2008
At some point, in response to an audit, for example, it may be necessary to prove to the IRS that your horse activity really is a business entitled to deductions for business expenditures. You also may be required to prove the level of your participa... Read More
June 01, 2008
The 24th Alltech International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium covered a myriad of topics for all species, but... Read More
May 23, 2008
Dennis Rutherford of Elma, Wash., had the best of intentions when he offered his pair of retired Thoroughbred racehorses free to good homes on a popular giveaway Web site. Now he's warning other horse owners it's dangerous to offer something for... Read More
May 14, 2008
In a glutted market where some horses can be had for as little as $2, auctioneer Tim Jennings is trying to convince horse owners it's still a good time to sell their animals.
"We're telling people to compare how much they're spending o... Read More
May 12, 2008
The most recent version of rules governing horse sales in Florida were published for public comment May 9. The regulations are being touted as a successful compromise by some of those involved in the process.
The rules, which were developed... Read More
May 10, 2008
During a visit to a known direct-to-slaughter holding pen in New Holland, Pa., Christy Sheidy, co-founder of equine rescue Another Chance 4 Horses, purchased a bay gelding. Thanks to a tattoo on his lip, Sheidy was able to identify the... Read More
May 02, 2008
American Horse Council president James J. Hickey Jr. briefed attorneys May 1 on legislative actions in Congress during the 23rd National Conference on Equine Law, but he also handicapped the immediate passage chances of a couple of them as... Read More