Horse Industry News

ISJC President Stephan Ellenbruch (left) and FEI Secretary General Ingmar De Vos celebrate the signing of the ISJC's memorandum of understanding.

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FEI, Show Jumping Officials Sign Memorandum of Understanding

January 20, 2014

The ISJC is second of the former FEI Associate Members to sign a memorandum of understanding with the FEI. ... Read More

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California Group sues TWHBEA

January 18, 2014

The group says TWHBEA is violating law by making them to travel to remove a board of directors member.... Read More

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Lil Ruf Peppy Becomes a Three Million Dollar Sire

January 18, 2014

Lil Ruf Peppy is the National Reining Horse Association's ninth Three Million Dollar Sire.... Read More

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ACVIM Animal Survivor "Q"

January 17, 2014

Owner Julie Blacklow and Dr. Chantal Rothschild share the story of “Q,” one of the 2013 ACVIM Animal Survivors... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director to Retire

January 16, 2014

John Nicholson, executive director of the park since 1997, announced his retirement, effective April 30.... Read More

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Fire Agency Adopts Large Animal Rescue Guidelines

January 15, 2014

The guidelines cover recommended practices for animal rescues, equipment used in such situations, and more. ... Read More

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How Perceptions Change

January 15, 2014

Dr. Richard Markell shares how the perception of therapy horses and therapeutic riding programs have changed. ... Read More

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Bill Would Extend Equine Industry Tax Benefit

January 14, 2014

Several favorable tax provisions the horse industry enjoyed in 2013 have reverted to lower levels or expired.... Read More

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Pick on Someone Your Own Size

January 13, 2014

A man punches a police horse after officers try to disperse a crowd. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2013

January 12, 2014

Confirmed diseases included CEM, strangles, influenza, EHV, ehrlichiosis, rotavirus, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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Farm Workers and Immigration Reform

January 10, 2014

Equine professionals hope passage of a proposed bill will mitigate their employment woes. ... Read More

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Study Looks at Racehorses' Transitions to Second Careers

January 10, 2014

The study indicates indicates a large percentage of horses are acquired from their owners, not auctions.... Read More

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California Owners, TWHBEA Grapple over Vote

January 08, 2014

The TWHBEA members contend the association is forcing them to travel in order to remove a director.... Read More

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A Hunter Rider's Resolutions

January 08, 2014

What goals have you set for you and your horse this year? ... Read More

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Poll Recap: New Year's Resolutions

January 07, 2014

Of the 264 respondents, 194 (73%) said they made a horse-related New Year's resolution for 2014. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horsey Holiday Gifts

December 31, 2013

Of the 463 voters, 35% (164) said their horses received treats as a holiday surprise this year.... Read More

We sought out your horse-related New Year’s resolutions. Here are the top 10.

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Horse New Year's Resolutions Help from The Horse

December 31, 2013

We sought out your horse-related New Year’s resolutions. Here are the top 10.... Read More

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Animal Care Company Continues Supporting Equids in Need

December 29, 2013

The company provides a supplement to a malnourished horse for each GI product sold in the United States. ... Read More

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Veterinarians Making Progress on National Equine Health Plan

December 29, 2013

The NEHP is designed to aid in equine disease surveillance and to make biosecurity recommendations.... Read More

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Kentucky 2013 Farm Cash Receipts could Approach $6 Billion

December 28, 2013

The cash receipts were boosted by strong equine, poultry, and cattle markets, according to economists.... Read More

A man harnesses his horse after treatment for epizootic lymphangitis at the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad veterinary center in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.

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Seven Ways to Ease a Donkey's Burden This Christmas

December 26, 2013

Stephanie suggests several organizations to support if you haven't finished your Christmas shopping yet.... Read More

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Mucho Macho Man Wins Vox Populi Award

December 26, 2013

The 5-year-old winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic will receive the 2013 Secretariat Vox Populi Award.... Read More

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Illinois City to Get Restitution in Crundwell Case

December 23, 2013

Dixon will receive more than $9 million in restitution in a case involving a high-profile horse breeder.... Read More

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Cornell Vet Students Earn TERF Scholarships

December 23, 2013

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation recognizes Jesse Tyma and Daniel Jackson.... Read More

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Equine Guelph offers Welfare Tips, Colic Risk Assessment

December 22, 2013

As the Guelph’s "Year of Colic Prevent" wraps, it announces 2014 as the year of "Full Circle Responsibility."... Read More