Horse Industry News

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Researchers Evaluate Head Control Equipment Use in Horses

November 09, 2015

Such equipment appeared most prevalent in sales advertisements for more expensive, higher-level horses, scientists said.... Read More

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Pictured Pair Uninvolved in Florida Slaughter Case

November 09, 2015

Two men thought to have information about the slaughter of a high-ticket show jumper were not involved in the incident.... Read More

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Texas A&M Equine Complex Honors Donors

November 08, 2015

Officials hope the complex will impact the equine industry through research and collaborative outreach programs.... Read More

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SPANA Launches Veterinary Services in Botswana

November 07, 2015

The charity will establish veterinary services to improve the health and welfare of more than 24,000 working donkeys.... Read More

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K-State Breaks Ground on Equine Performance Testing Center

November 07, 2015

Kansas State University hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a $2.8 million state-of-the-art equine facility on Nov. 4.... Read More

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Pair Sought for Questioning in Show Horse Slaughter Case

November 06, 2015

Authorities believe two men could have information about the slaughter of a show jumping horse in Palmetto.... Read More

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Brooke USA Names Marquez-Dulin Executive Director

November 06, 2015

Emily Marquez-Dulin will work to advance Brooke USA's mission of helping working equids around the world.... Read More

Congratulations to Heather Morrissey on her winning photo in our contest!

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2015 Hallowhinny Photo Contest

November 05, 2015

Here are some of our favorite photos of horses in costume submitted by fans for the Hallowhinny photo contest.... Read More

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Rita Crundwell's Trophies Go To Auction

November 05, 2015

More than 700 horse show trophies won by the convicted embezzler will be sold in an online auction this month. ... Read More

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New Drug for Insulin-Resistant Horses in Development

November 05, 2015

Scientists are investigating an active pharmaceutical ingredient called NP-500 with studies in horses.... Read More

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was greeted at FEI Headquarters by the stallion Sarango after meetings with an FEI delegation.

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IOC President, FEI Discuss Olympic Agenda 2020

November 05, 2015

Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic road map for the future of the Olympic movement.... Read More

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Hyperflexion in Review

November 05, 2015

Does hyperflexion have negative effects or does it help improve horses' performance? Scientists review the research.... Read More

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Accountability for USEF Drugs and Medications Violations

November 04, 2015

The USEF approved a rule change which expands the range of responsible parties for drug and medication violations.... Read More

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TAA Accredits Additional Organizations

November 04, 2015

There are now 56 accredited aftercare organizations using more than 180 facilities across the United States and Canada.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Assistance in Identifying Abandoned Horses

November 03, 2015

Two domestic horses were found abandoned and suffering from extreme malnutrition, dehydration, and physical abuse.... Read More

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Laminitis Research Grant Pre-Proposals Sought

November 03, 2015

The AAEP Foundation is accepting pre-proposals for research projects on supporting limb laminitis until Jan. 15, 2016.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Off-Track Thoroughbreds

November 03, 2015

Of the 775 respondents, 560 (72%) said they have owned or ridden an off-track Thoroughbred.... Read More

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TOBA Joins Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

November 03, 2015

TOBA supports reforms to medication testing and enforcement in American Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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New Arrest Made in Florida Slaughter Farm Case

November 03, 2015

An eighth man has been arrested in connection with raids on three illegal slaughter farms in Florida.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Show Jumper Slaughter Case

November 02, 2015

The reward stands at more than $50,000 for information about the slaughter of a Selle Francais gelding.... Read More

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Court Sides With AQHA in Cloning Case

November 02, 2015

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the AQHA in a long-running case involving the registration of clones.... Read More

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Charley Gets a Second Chance at Barrel Racing

November 01, 2015

Read about how a gelding overcame a serious eye problem and formed a bond with a 10-year-old girl.... Read More

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Rock Springs Wild Horse, Burro Facility Temporarily Closed

November 01, 2015

A new office building, hay storage area, and shop improvements are among the changes being made to the facility.... Read More

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American Pharoah Wins Breeders' Cup Classic, 'Grand Slam'

October 31, 2015

The 3-year-old colt became the first Triple Crown winner to contest--and win--a Breeders' Cup Classic race.... Read More

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Del Mar Reaccredited by NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance

October 31, 2015

Del Mar's continuous emphasis on safety and integrity sets an example for the industry, officials said.... Read More