Horse Industry News

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UC Davis Veterinary Hospital Welcomes New Farrier

November 02, 2016

Shane Westman, APF, is a lifelong horseman and has worked as a farrier for 23 years.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Managing Working Horses

November 01, 2016

Of the 258 respondents, 49 (19%) said they manage horses in a lesson program, dude string, or riding program. ... Read More

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Louisiana Man Accused of Horse Theft

November 01, 2016

Jonas Gibson is accused of stealing at least three racehorses.... Read More

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New York Horse Shooter Sentenced

November 01, 2016

Robert Webster Jr. will serve a prison term and pay restitution to the owner of the horse that died after being shot.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Vets to Assist at 2016 Breeders' Cup Races

November 01, 2016

Drs. Scott Palmer and Alan Ruggles will provide timely health reports regarding the equine athletes in each race.... Read More

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2016 Thoroughbred Makeover Wraps Up

November 01, 2016

This year's America's Most Wanted Thoroughbred was Fairway King, trained and ridden by Lauren Turner.... Read More

Chantel Hooks' horse found this pumpkin decoration particularly spooky.

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Your Horse Spooked at What?

October 31, 2016

What spooks your horse? Here are some horses' scariest encounters, as told by our readers. ... Read More

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Drivers: Watch for Wild Horses, Burros During Low Visibility

October 31, 2016

Wild horses and burros wandering into the road can create safety hazards as daylight saving time comes to an end.... Read More

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Vermont Horse Shooter Arrested, Charged

October 31, 2016

Quinton Clayton is facing multiple charges for allegedly shooting and killing a Quarter Horse with a bow and arrow.... Read More

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Necropsies Teaching About Catastrophic Racehorse Injuries

October 31, 2016

Researchers are making steady progress toward understanding catastrophic fractures and, ultimately, how to prevent them.... Read More

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Registration Open for Equine Reproductive Diseases Symposium

October 30, 2016

The Reproductive Diseases in Horses Symposium will take place Nov. 19 in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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Research on Streptococcus in Horses Reviewed

October 30, 2016

Decades of studies have shown scientists numerous differences between S. equi and S. zooepidemicus.... Read More

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duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Gets High-Def CT Scanner

October 28, 2016

The new unit allows veterinarians to perform high-definition CT scans on standing or recumbent (lying down) horses.... Read More

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AVA Welcomes Hendra Vaccine Recommendations

October 28, 2016

The Queensland, Australia, parliament has determined that the Hendra vaccine is safe and effective.... Read More

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Two Very Different Racehorses

October 27, 2016

Stephanie shares the stories of two off-track Thoroughbreds in her life. Who is your favorite OTTB, and why?... Read More

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Yoho Urges Soring Rule Approval Before Administration Change

October 27, 2016

Representative Ted Yoho (R-FL) is the primary sponsor of the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act in the current Congress.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Conducting Ontario Racing Industry Survey

October 27, 2016

The survey is focused on racehorse health and well-being to direct future research and programs for the industry.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Horses at Owyhee Complex Starting Nov. 1

October 27, 2016

The BLM will gather horses from the Owyhee, Little Owyhee, and Rock Creek herd management areas.... Read More

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Making Winter Manageable on the Farm

October 27, 2016

Don't wait for the first snowflakes to prepare your horse property for the cold, dark, and wet months ahead.... Read More

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Horse of the Year Charismatic Returning to United States

October 26, 2016

The 20-year-old will return from Japan's JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station, where he's stood since 2002, in November.... Read More

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Innovation Group to Update AHC 2017 Economic Impact Study

October 26, 2016

The horse industry had a $102 billion economic impact and supported 1.4 million full-time jobs, the 2005 study showed.... Read More

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Deputies Seek Shooter of Salt River Foal

October 26, 2016

Authorities found that a foal belonging to the Salt River herd, which is protected under state law, was shot and killed.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Bedding Choices

October 25, 2016

Of the 1,087 respondents, 559 (51%) said they use wood shavings or chips to bed their horses' stalls.... Read More

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Trailer Crash in Knoxville Kills 10 Horses

October 25, 2016

A veterinarian treated several surviving horses for superficial wounds.... Read More

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University of Maryland Extension Hosting Farriery Workshop

October 25, 2016

Lectures will cover hoof anatomy and physiology, the basics of trimming, determining when shoes are necessary, and more.... Read More