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Whip Use Elite, Non-Elite Show Jumpers Compared

July 27, 2013

When the whip was used, the horse was less likely to achieve a jumping round with no faults.... Read More

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Researchers Studying Haute Ecole Movement Biomechanics

July 23, 2013

Researchers are investigating the airs above the ground to help improve training and safeguard equine welfare.... Read More

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Dressage Stallion Totilas' Owners, Rider Face PETA Complaint

October 24, 2012

Totilas is being treated unethically and in violation of German animal welfare laws, one lawyer says.... Read More

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NBC, USEF Network to Offer 2012 Rolex Kentucky Coverage

April 15, 2012

Coverage will include five hours of television broadcast and a live webcast of the entire competition.... Read More

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Equine Job Fair in New York April 28

April 18, 2010

The Harness Racing Museum and United States Trotting Association will hold the second Equine Job Fair April 28 from 5-8 p.m EDT at the Museum located at 240 Main Street in Goshen, N.Y. The job fair isn't breed-specific, organizers said.

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AHC Forum to Focus on Emerging Diseases

April 14, 2010

The American Horse Council has announced that the theme for this year's National Issues Forum is "Emerging Diseases: a Challenge to the Industry"... Read More

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Mongolia Group Requests Riding Helmets

February 10, 2010

Every year more than 30,000 child jockeys ranging from the ages of 4-10 years old participate in traditional long-distance horse races in Mongolia. Peace Corps Volunteer Kara Estep is working with a local agency called the Department for Childr... Read More

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Humane Society Group Arrives in Haiti

January 25, 2010

After arriving in Haiti Thursday evening, a team of veterinarians has begun to assess animal needs and is offering hands-on assistance to animals affected by the earthquake. The group represents Humane Society International, The Humane Society ... Read More

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Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti Adds New Members

January 19, 2010

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has joined the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti, a coalition created to address the needs of animals in Haiti following the country's devastating earthquake, and has ple... Read More

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TheHorse.com Launches Equinomics E-Newsletter

January 05, 2010

Keeping your horse's surroundings safe and well-managed is an important part of equine management. TheHorse.com is launching a new monthly Equinomics newsletter to bring you news, articles, and information about the things involved with hor... Read More

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American Paint Horse Foundation Raises Funds for Equine Programs to Support Troops

December 24, 2009

The American Paint Horse Foundation enjoyed a successful run at the Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show in Fort Worth recently, raising nearly $21,000 to improve lives through interaction with horses.

With the American Paint Hor... Read More

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Ravel Named U.S. Dressage Horse of the Year

December 22, 2009

Dutch Warmblood gelding Ravel, owned by Akiko Yamazaki of Woodside, Calif., and ridden by Steffen Peters of San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 Adequan/U.S. Dressage Federation Grand Prix Horse of the Year. Ravel's median score of 75.574%... Read More

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Shedding Light on Equine Night Vision

October 12, 2009

Horses have the physical equipment for scotopic (night) vision. ... Read More

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Walking Horse Breeders' Kentucky Incentive Funds Tied to HPA Compliance

September 10, 2009

Tennessee Walking Horse breeders in Kentucky who are found to be noncompliant with Horse Protection Act (HPA) anti-soring rules will be unable to receive breeders' incentive funds under new Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) regulations.... Read More

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Actor Tom Selleck's Court Battle Over Lame Horse

September 06, 2009

Actor and horseman Tom Selleck was awarded more than $187,000 by a California jury when the actor said he was duped into buying a lame horse.

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Answer the Phone! Readers Dial Up Their Cell Phones

August 07, 2009

About 900 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What type of mobile device do you use?"

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Decision on Future of Victoria Steeplechase Racing Pending

May 13, 2009

A decision on the future of steeplechase racing in Australia's Victoria state was deferred May 13 until next week after the Racing Victoria Limited board took submissions from pro- and anti-jumps campaigns.

RVL said the board would make an... Read More

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Paragallo Hearing Postponed

April 21, 2009

A court hearing has been postponed for a prominent Thoroughbred breeder charged with cruelty after scores of allegedly malnourished horses were found on his New York farm.

Ernie Paragallo was to appear in Coxsackie Town Court on Monday... Read More

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Horse Owners Share Opinions on Yearly Checkups

April 17, 2009

More than 1,120 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Do you schedule yearly wellness exams with your veterinarian?"

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Dressage Horse Parzival Withdrawn from World Cup Finals

April 16, 2009

Linda Zang, President of the Ground Jury at the FEI World Cup Finals, announced Wednesday afternoon that dressage horse Parzival had sustained a tendon injury and was unable to continue in the competition.

The 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood... Read More

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New York Racing Regulators Investigate Owner Paragallo

April 08, 2009

State regulators in New York have begun an investigation into undernourished mares that were given away by Thoroughbred owner and breeder Ernie Paragallo.

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board will examine the circumstances under... Read More

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UK Police Horse Retires after 12 Years on the Job

February 05, 2009

A Merseyside Police horse has arrived at The Horse Trust's Home of Rest for Horses in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire.

Sherwin, a 16-year-old, 17hh grey gelding, was involved in high-profile police work such as crowd control during the... Read More

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Horses Feeling Impact of Ailing Economy

November 16, 2008

Animal control workers in some rural Kentucky communities have a larger problem than stray dogs and cats--much larger. Stray horses have been turning up and animal advocates blame horse owners hurt by the faltering economy.

"People who used to... Read More

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Equine Industry Vision Award Nominations Deadline Set

November 03, 2008

The deadline date for nominations for the eighth annual Equine Industry Vision Award is on or before Feb. 2, 2009. Pfizer Animal Health sponsors the award in partnership with American Horse Publications (AHP). The award was developed to recogniz... Read More

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Saskatchewan Ranchers Raise Funds for WCVM Equine Research

October 29, 2008

She might be small, but a buckskin filly named MM Mito Skip has already helped to raise $1,050 for horse health in Western Canada.

When Saskatchewan equine ranchers Bob and Lois Brickley began preparing for their 11th annual... Read More