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Wyoming Police Probe Horse Shooting

October 14, 2015

The horse, which was found dead in a Campbell County pasture on Oct. 8, sustained a single gunshot wound.... Read More

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Salt River Horse Death Under Investigation

October 14, 2015

A wild horse found at the Salt River Recreation Area in Arizona is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Rehabbing Tendon and Ligament Injuries

October 13, 2015

Of the 571 respondents, 384 (67%) people said they have rehabbed a horse from a tendon or ligament injury.... Read More

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Keeneland's Track Reviewed in Wake of Racehorse Breakdowns

October 12, 2015

Dr. Mick Peterson found that the dirt surface met all of the pre-meet test criteria and was maintained properly.... Read More

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IFHA Joints Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

October 12, 2015

The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) strives to coordinate the rules of its member countries. ... Read More

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Cobalt Limit for Racehorses Now in Effect in California

October 12, 2015

The CHRB adopted the limit of 25 ng/ml in blood serum with increasing penalties for cobalt in excess of 50 ng/nl.... Read More

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Days End Farm Horse Rescue Earns International Accreditation

October 11, 2015

The farm has met the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries' standards identifying legitimate rescues.... Read More

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Training a Zorse: A Learning Theory Exercise

October 11, 2015

A trainer shares how he used learning theory principles to train a half-zebra with "complicated instinctive behavior."... Read More

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Horse Groups Endorse AHC's Welfare Code of Practice

October 10, 2015

Ten additional organizations have recently supported the American Horse Council's code meant to "put the horse first."... Read More

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West Nile Virus in U.S. Horses

October 09, 2015

West Nile virus has infected more than 25,000 horses since its 1999 entrance into the United States.... Read More

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Feds Set Online Auction of Crundwell Assets

October 09, 2015

Assets once belonging to convicted embezzler Rita Crundwell go to auction on Oct. 20.... Read More

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Bill Would Protect Pennsylvania Veterinarians

October 08, 2015

Proposed legislation would shield the veterinarians from liability if they report suspected cases of animal abuse. ... Read More

Kelly Layne hugs Udon P at the end of a Grand Prix freestyle test performed at Dressage at Devon horse show in Devon, Pennsylvania in September 2014.

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Grand Prix Horse Recovers from Heart Condition

October 08, 2015

International dressage horse Udon P is back in the ring after a successful heart treatment at the University of Florida.... Read More

Horses wearing blankets in field.

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Poll Recap: Blanket Planning

October 06, 2015

Of the 1,401 respondents, 1,021 people (73%) said their horses will wear a blanket at some point this fall and winter.... Read More

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Illinois Racetrack Closing Displaces Standardbreds

October 06, 2015

Industry representatives believe most of the horses will remain on the circuit at different tracks in the Midwest.... Read More

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Foal Produced Via Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Born

October 06, 2015

Lord Nelson, or "PICSI," was the first foal produced via intracytoplasmic sperm injection to be born at UC Davis.... Read More

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East Coast Horses Weather the Storm

October 05, 2015

Despite heavy rain and wind, many East Coast horses appear to have made it through the storm as well as possible.... Read More

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FEI to Review Dressage Training Methods

October 05, 2015

Stewarding, including monitoring precompetition training techniques, was debated at length at a recent meeting.... Read More

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Police Seek Leads in Oregon Horse Killing

October 05, 2015

Authorities are hoping the public can shed light on the circumstances surrounding a horse's death in Riverside County.... Read More

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Keeneland Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

October 04, 2015

Later this month Keeneland will host the two-day, $24.5 million Breeders' Cup World Championships for the first time.... Read More

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Keeneland to Host Make-A-Wish Day on Oct. 8

October 03, 2015

Several local farms and equine medical facilities will sponsor the participating wish kids.... Read More

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New Online Course on Horses Launches at UF

October 02, 2015

The course includes information on common health issues, the species' history, equine business and research, and more.... Read More

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TIP Website Upgrade Enhances Performance Award Applications

October 02, 2015

The website redesign is designed to make the performance award application process quicker and more efficient.... Read More

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The Horse Launches Weekly Nutrition Q&A

October 01, 2015

Submit your questions now for our expert, independent equine nutrition consultant Clair Thunes, PhD.... Read More

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Uruguayan Endurance Horse Tests Positive for Guanabenz

October 01, 2015

LG Muneerah's sample was positive for guanabenz, a sedative with analgesic effects.... Read More