Horse Industry News

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Finalists Selected for 2016 Equine Industry Vision Award

April 18, 2016

Finalists include Tootie Bland, Gary Carpenter, the EQUUS Foundation, and the Retired Racehorse Project.... Read More

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Jury Awards Millions for Polo Pony Deaths

April 18, 2016

In 2009, 21 polo ponies died after receiving an improperly compounded selenium, vitamin B, and potassium product.... Read More

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Bill Would Put Salt River Herd Under State Jurisdiction

April 17, 2016

The bill would protect the feral horses and place them under Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and USFS jurisdiction.... Read More

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Microchip Scanners Available to Jockey Club Customers

April 16, 2016

Microchips will become mandatory for the registration of Thoroughbred foals born in 2017 and later.... Read More

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Julie Broadway Named President of American Horse Council

April 15, 2016

Additionally, Ben Pendergrass has been promoted to vice president for policy and legislative affairs.... Read More

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FEI Joins Other Stakeholders in Concussion Conference

April 15, 2016

The fifth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport will take place Oct. 27-28 in Berlin, Germany.... Read More

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Monmouth Park Announces New Health Protocols For Shippers

April 15, 2016

The new measures come in response to a number equine herpesvirus-1 cases at nearby Parx Racing, in Pennsylvania.... Read More

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Meeting for Fish Springs Wild Horse Pilot Program Scheduled

April 15, 2016

The meeting, scheduled for April 21 in Nevada, is being held to inform the public of the project and address questions.... Read More

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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