February 01, 2010
The horse in the wild depends on keen eyesight and acute hearing to detect danger and flee from predators.... Read More
January 20, 2010
"Picaro," the horse from Spencer, Mass., brought last week to the Cummings School's Hospital for Large Animals at Tufts University with gunshot wounds, will undergo a... Read More
January 18, 2010
One of the most competitive races for Horse of the Year honors in recent memory will conclude tonight, Monday, Jan. 18, with announcement of whether it is Rachel Alexandra or Zenyatta, two females who dominated American racing in 2009.
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January 09, 2010
The new policy in New York that would have allowed for out-of-competition testing as of Jan. 1 has been put on hold because of a restraining order received by the Standardbred Owners Association of New York.
The New York State Racing... Read More
January 03, 2010
December 19, 2009
United States Equestrian Federation finalists for 2009 Farnam/Platform USEF Horse of the Year title.... Read More
December 10, 2009
The Jockey Club Equine Injury Database has compiled statistics over a 12-month period for 84% of all flat racing in North America, but now comes the process of analyzing the data in an attempt to quantify the results.
Dr. Mary Scolla... Read More
November 07, 2009
The Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RCTA) has announced John Harris, a leader in California agribusiness and racing, as the RCTA Community Award honoree. Harris currently serves as chairman of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB). Harri... Read More
October 30, 2009
California-based racehorse trainer Jeff Mullins is expected to be suspended six months by the New York Racing Association in connection with the administration of an unknown substance to a horse in the detention barn at Aqueduct earlier... Read More
October 28, 2009
Helping horses live longer, healthier lives requires ongoing research to give veterinarians the tools they need to better diagnose and treat them. Morris Animal Foundation, a world leader in supporting research to prevent, treat, and cure diseas... Read More
October 23, 2009
October 17, 2009
On Dec. 11 and 12, SUCCEED and Wellington Classic Dressage will host an exciting Holiday Gala Fundraiser featuring some of the biggest names in the equestrian world.
The USET Holiday Gala Fundraiser will be held at the Jim Brandon... Read More
October 12, 2009
Equine Guelph, a program from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, has been nominated for the 2009 FEI Development Award. Now the program is asking for your help to win the award.
Equine Guelph has been developing a multi-level... Read More
September 11, 2009
The owner of a Quarter Horse mare found dead in its South Carolina pasture last month is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoeve... Read More
August 27, 2009
Federal Horse Protection Act (HPA) compliance inspectors will be out in force during this year's Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, said Rachel Cezar, DVM, coordinator for the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's Horse... Read More
July 25, 2009
Horse owners have several options to provide water for their animals; one of them is to take advantage of a natural spring on your property.
A spring is a discharge of water that has infiltrated the soil profile by precipitation. The discharge... Read More
July 06, 2009
Multiple graded winner Musket Man, who made a name for himself during this year's Triple Crown run, will miss Monmouth Park's Haskell Invitational Stakes Aug. 2 and the rest of the racing season with a bone bruise in his left front foot.... Read More
July 03, 2009
The National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) said July 1 it plans to be more involved as the racing industry considers medication and drug-testing policies, which horsemen believe could be detrimental and... Read More
July 02, 2009
All American Quarter Horses, American Paint Horses, and Appaloosas conceived by mares and stallions living in Texas during 2009 are eligible to be nominated to the new Texas Equine Incentive Fund. House Bill 1881, which was signed by Gov. Rick... Read More
June 24, 2009
For six months, Martin K. Nielsen, DVM, was a visiting scientist at the Gluck Equine Research Center from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark through the Albert and Lorraine Clay Research Fellowship award. Nielsen, an assistant professor in... Read More
June 15, 2009
Saratoga Race Course employees arrived at work Monday morning to find a cow moose wandering on the sidewalk outside track property, New York Racing Association (NYRA) officials said. After NYRA security worked in support of the Saratoga Springs... Read More
June 04, 2009
TheHorse.com launched the first in a series of Fact Sheets on Jan. 13 to widespread acclaim. This week we present more Fact Sheets on topics our readers have indicated are important to them based on searched terms, reader views on that topic,... Read More
May 29, 2009
TheHorse.com has had numerous questions about the fate of the Budweiser Clydesdales since it was announced in July of 2008 that Belgian brewer InBev had purchased Anheuser-Busch, creating the world's largest brewer. Another spate of questions... Read More
April 05, 2009
The late Paul R. Fout, a renowned horse breeder and trainer who passed away in 2005, will be posthumously honored when a new equine barn on the campus of Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center is dedicated in his name on Fri.,... Read More
March 17, 2009
Although she is little more than a week old, Rags to Riches' first foal is already displaying the same independent streak her mother was known for.