Horse Industry News

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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

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Grayson-Jockey Club's Ocala Initiative Receives Donations

April 21, 2016

Double Diamond Farm donated $20,000, while Glen Hill Farm and Payton Training Center have each committed $10,000.... Read More

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Florida Police Seek Miniature Horse Shooter

April 21, 2016

An owner in Palmetto reported April 18 that her Miniature Horse had been shot during the overnight hours of April 17.... Read More

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Gluck Seeks Equine Research Hall of Fame Nominations

April 21, 2016

The Hall of Fame honors individuals who have expanded the body of knowledge in some field of equine science.... Read More

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House Committee Passes Anti-Slaughter Amendment

April 20, 2016

One bill sponsor said the legislation is designed to protect horses while keeping the U.S. food supply safe.... Read More

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More Than 100 Horses Rescued From Houston Floods

April 20, 2016

Dozens of equids have been moved to higher ground while five endurance horses remain missing.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's 'From Rescue to Rockstar' Contest

April 19, 2016

Submit your rescue horse's story for a chance to be featured on TheHorse.com and entered to win a prize pack!... Read More

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UK Hosts Three-Minute Thesis Competition for PhD Students

April 19, 2016

The competition allowed students three minutes to discuss their research using only one presentation slide.... Read More

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Finalists Selected for 2016 Equine Industry Vision Award

April 18, 2016

Finalists include Tootie Bland, Gary Carpenter, the EQUUS Foundation, and the Retired Racehorse Project.... Read More

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Jury Awards Millions for Polo Pony Deaths

April 18, 2016

In 2009, 21 polo ponies died after receiving an improperly compounded selenium, vitamin B, and potassium product.... Read More

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Bill Would Put Salt River Herd Under State Jurisdiction

April 17, 2016

The bill would protect the feral horses and place them under Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and USFS jurisdiction.... Read More

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Microchip Scanners Available to Jockey Club Customers

April 16, 2016

Microchips will become mandatory for the registration of Thoroughbred foals born in 2017 and later.... Read More

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Julie Broadway Named President of American Horse Council

April 15, 2016

Additionally, Ben Pendergrass has been promoted to vice president for policy and legislative affairs.... Read More

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FEI Joins Other Stakeholders in Concussion Conference

April 15, 2016

The fifth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport will take place Oct. 27-28 in Berlin, Germany.... Read More

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Monmouth Park Announces New Health Protocols For Shippers

April 15, 2016

The new measures come in response to a number equine herpesvirus-1 cases at nearby Parx Racing, in Pennsylvania.... Read More

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Meeting for Fish Springs Wild Horse Pilot Program Scheduled

April 15, 2016

The meeting, scheduled for April 21 in Nevada, is being held to inform the public of the project and address questions.... Read More

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Lecture on Robotics-Controlled Imaging System Scheduled

April 15, 2016

The presentation on the Equimagine system will take place May 6 at the Penn Vet New Bolton Center.... Read More

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The Equitwister: A Simplified Way to Castrate Working Equids

April 15, 2016

This tool is simple, affordable, and results in few complications, one equitarian volunteer reported.... Read More

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Do Equine Genetics Influence Behavior?

April 14, 2016

An equine behavior expert and veterinarian explains the role that genetics play in a horse's behavior.... Read More

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Registration Open for KHC Large Animal Rescue Training

April 14, 2016

A basic training class and an operations-level course (which will be open to auditors) will be offered.... Read More

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ASPCA's 2016 'Help a Horse Day' Taking Place April 26

April 14, 2016

The "Help a Horse" contest will award $100,000 in grant prizes to equine organizations across the country.... Read More

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Cracking the Tax Code

April 13, 2016

Having trouble interpreting taxspeak as it applies to the horse industry? Read on. ... Read More