Horse Industry News

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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

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Woodbine Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

April 13, 2016

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more.... Read More

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University of Wisconsin Secures New Nuclear Imaging System

April 13, 2016

Nuclear scintigraphy is especially useful for honing in on the locations of active bone conditions in horses.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Training Location Preferences

April 12, 2016

Of the 669 respondents, 337 (50%) said they prefer to train their horses in an arena.... Read More

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UHVRC Distributes 3,200 Vaccines to Horses in Need

April 12, 2016

The UHVRC has delivered more than 21,000 free vaccines to horses in need since its inception in December 2008.... Read More

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Dead Horse Found on Los Angeles Street

April 12, 2016

California police are searching for whoever killed a horse, then tied the dead animal to a pole on a Los Angeles street.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Acquires New Equine Ambulance

April 11, 2016

The equine ambulance will be used to transport ailing horses to the New Bolton Center from local events.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation Receives $100,000 Donation

April 11, 2016

Thoroughbred owner/breeder Earle Mack made the donation in honor of Dinny Phipps, who died April 6.... Read More

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Parx EHV-1: Additional Cases Confirmed

April 11, 2016

As of April 10, four horses--including the index case--have died or been euthanized.... Read More

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HBLB: New Research Projects, Scholarships Starting in 2016

April 10, 2016

Research topics include musculoskeletal and respiratory issues, parasites on stud farms, early pregnancy loss, and more.... Read More

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Horses Burned in Australian Bushfires Recover

April 08, 2016

Ten horses that suffered severe burns in the Yarloop bushfire in January have been discharged from the hospital.... Read More

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BLM Launches Scoping on Adobe Town Wild Horse Removal

April 08, 2016

The BLM could have the chance to conduct a research project by placing radio collars on mares returned to the range.... Read More

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Registration for 2016 Time to Ride Challenge Open

April 08, 2016

Stables, clubs, and businesses nationwide can register to compete for $100,000 cash and prizes.... Read More

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On the Mend, 'Lily' Released from Hospital

April 07, 2016

The mare shot more than 100 times with a paintball gun will continue treatment at an undisclosed location.... Read More

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Utah Man Charged in Horse Dragging Incident

April 07, 2016

A Utah man is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly dragging a draft horse behind a truck.... Read More

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NYSGC Suspends Six Harness Trainers for Cobalt Overages

April 06, 2016

Cobalt administration in high doses can cause detrimental effects on a number of equine body systems.... Read More

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APHIS Seeks Anti-Soring Rule Change

April 05, 2016

The proposed role would place the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in charge of enforcing the law.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Dogs on Trail Rides

April 05, 2016

Of the 620 respondents, 266 (43%) said their dogs accompany them off-leash on trail rides. ... Read More

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TIP 2016 Non-Competition Award Applications Available

April 05, 2016

The TIP Thoroughbred of the Year Award and Young Rider of the Year Award applications are due June 30.... Read More

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Surgeon Pigott Joins Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists

April 05, 2016

Dr. John Pigott will provide service in sports medicine, regenerative therapy, and elective and emergency surgery.... Read More