Horse Industry News

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New Kentucky Database Lists Lost, Abandoned Horses

July 22, 2015

Kentuckians whose horses have gone missing can now search for them online using a new database.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Input Sought on Veterinarian Selection Survey

July 22, 2015

Researchers are seeking horse owners' input on a factors that influence their selection of an equine veterinarian.... Read More

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Horse Tethered to Fence in Colorado Dies

July 22, 2015

Authorities are seeking whoever hobbled a mare and left her tied to a fence during a recent spell of hot weather.... Read More

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Owner of Mare Abandoned in North Texas Sought

July 22, 2015

The 12-year-old weak and emaciated mare found on a rural road about three weeks ago is recovering.... Read More

An artist’s rendering illustrates plans for CSU’s new Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Family Equine Hospital, to encompass 180,000 square feet at a projected total cost of $47 million.

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CSU Receives Gift to Build New Equine Hospital

July 21, 2015

A $10 million gift launching plans at Colorado State University (CSU) to build a state-of-the-art equine hospital.... Read More

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Kentucky Derby Winner War Emblem to Old Friends

July 21, 2015

The winner of the 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes is slated to return from Japan in September.... Read More

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Swiss Jumping Horses Test Positive for Prohibited Substances

July 21, 2015

Codeine, oripavine, and morphine were found in samples from three jumping horses.... Read More

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BLM is Seeking Information on Utah Wild Horse Shooting

July 21, 2015

A 14-year-old palomino stallion was killed with a small caliber gun. Investigators are searching for those responsible.... Read More

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BLM Nevada Begins Wood Hills Area Water, Bait Trap Gather

July 21, 2015

The BLM said the wild horses are residing largely on private lands outside the herd management area boundary. ... Read More

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TERF Announces $100,000 Commitment to Penn Vet

July 20, 2015

The TERF Opportunity Scholarship Fund will support students, with a preference for those interested in equine medicine.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation Meets $100,000 Challenge Gift

July 20, 2015

The gift and the matching program honor Jack Robbins, VMD, who passed away at the age of 93 on Nov. 29, 2014.... Read More

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Rutgers Announces Equine Pasture Walk Workshop

July 20, 2015

Rutgers pasture experts will discuss grazing research comparing continuous and rotational grazing systems and more.... Read More

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The Future of Land Resources

July 20, 2015

Find out what you can do to help ensure enough land is preserved for equine activities. ... Read More

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Public Invited to Tour Oklahoma Wild Horse Pastures

July 20, 2015

The BLM is offering a free half-day public tour of a wild horse off-range pasture in Nowata, Oklahoma, on Aug. 1.... Read More

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Ruffian Equine Clinic Celebrates Successful First Year

July 19, 2015

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, located next to Belmont Park, celebrated its first year in business on June 25.... Read More

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2015 International Helmet Awareness Day to Take Place Aug. 1

July 19, 2015

Riders can get discounts on helmets and take part in webinars on traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and more.... Read More

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ISES Plenary to Focus on Human Behavior and Show Horses

July 18, 2015

The annual equitation science conference will take place Aug. 5–8 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.... Read More

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Time to Ride Hosts Prepare for National Meet-a-Horse Day

July 18, 2015

On July 25 people nationwide can meet a horse for the first time. Equestrians are urged to invite friends and family.... Read More

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5 Practical Things Breyers Taught Me about Real Life

July 17, 2015

In honor of Breyerfest this weekend, here are a few things I've learned from cellulose acetate horses.... Read More

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Survey: Owners Consider Vets Important in Horse Health Care

July 17, 2015

The 2015 AHP Equine Industry Survey shows that horse owners rely on vets, industry has stabilized since Great Recession.... Read More

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Proposed Law Would Establish Uniform Medication Rules

July 17, 2015

The legislation would establish an independent authority to implement a national uniform racehorse medication program.... Read More

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Williams Receives 2015 Equine Science Award

July 16, 2015

Carey Williams, MS, PhD, provides statewide leadership in equine nutrition, pasture management, and horse care.... Read More

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Calgary Stampede to Review Equine Safety Policies

July 16, 2015

This year four horses were euthanized due to injuries sustained during chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede.... Read More

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Standardbred Trainer Suspended 10 Years for Blood Doping

July 16, 2015

Indiana racing officials suspended Bradley Moffitt following a positive drug test for darbepoetin alfa (DPO).... Read More

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Summit Examines Injury Databases, Post-Mortem Programs

July 15, 2015

The racehorse welfare and safety summit also covered racetrack surfaces, continuing education, and more.... Read More