Horse Industry News

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RMTC Cites Progress in Medication Reform Plan

December 10, 2014

More jurisdictions are operating or will soon be operating under all or part of the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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CANTER USA Principal Awarded AAEP Lavin Cup

December 10, 2014

Robbie Timmons' vision has helped place more than 20,000 Thoroughbred ex-racehorses into new homes since 1997.... Read More

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Knowles Receives Inaugural AAEP Research Award

December 10, 2014

Dr. Donald Knowles confirmed that imidocarb dipropionate eliminates T. equi from horses with piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Hancock Receives AAEP's George Stubbs Award

December 10, 2014

Dell Hancock is the chair of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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Texas A&M Professor to Lead the AAEP in 2015

December 09, 2014

G. Kent Carter, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, installed as president; R. Reynolds Cowles, DVM, has been installed as vice president.... Read More

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AAEP Installs New Treasurer, Board of Directors Members

December 09, 2014

Drs. Jack Easley, Rob Franklin, Vivian Freer, and Katherine Garrett will serve in their new roles until 2017.... Read More

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Theriogenologist Honored with Distinguished Educator Award

December 09, 2014

Terry Blanchard, DVM, Dipl. ACT, received the AAEP 2014 Distinguished Educator (Academic) Award.... Read More

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AAEP Past-President Receives Distinguished Life Member Award

December 09, 2014

Terry Swanson, DVM, received the award for his leadership and volunteerism during his 46 years as an AAEP member.... Read More

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AAEP 'On Call' Spokesmen Receive Distinguished Service Award

December 09, 2014

The award honors Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, and Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR.... Read More

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NYC Council Gets Horse Carriage Ban Ordinance

December 08, 2014

The New York City council received the proposed ordinance to banish horse-drawn carriages from city streets Dec. 8.... Read More

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EQUUS Foundation Awards 2014 Research Fellows

December 08, 2014

Liara Gonzalez, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, and Elaine Norton, DVM, MS, received the 2014 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellows.... Read More

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2014 AAEP Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow

December 08, 2014

Emma Adam, BVetMed, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, is researching articular cartilage repair of degenerative joint disease.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation, Markel Award Scholarships to Vet Students

December 07, 2014

Eight equine veterinary students received $2,500 scholarships from the AAEP Foundation and Markel. ... Read More

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Saylor Joins Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Board

December 07, 2014

Thoroughbred owner and businessman Paul Saylor has been elected to the board of directors.... Read More

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TVMDL Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Facility

December 07, 2014

The construction phase is projected to last approximately 18 months and is scheduled to begin in spring 2015.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Council Elects New Officers For 2015

December 06, 2014

Erin Woodall, Kathy Hopkins, Madelyn Millard, and Kelsea Rookard will take up posts at the organization.... Read More

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Owners Seeking Restitution in Florida Horse Feed Recall Case

December 05, 2014

Owners who believe their horses were affected by tainted feed are seeking restitution from Lakeland Animal Nutrition.... Read More

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2015 Racehorse Welfare and Safety Summit Scheduled

December 05, 2014

The summit will be held July 8 at Keeneland and is open to the public. A live webcast also will be available.... Read More

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House Extends Tax Provisions Favorable to Horse Industry

December 05, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill that would extend several favorable tax provisions on Dec. 3. ... Read More

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Horses Removed in New Jersey Cruelty Case

December 05, 2014

A herd of horses is receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a farm operated by a Standardbred trainer.... Read More

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Montana Police Probe Horse Shooting

December 04, 2014

Montana authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a Quarter Horse near Butte.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Owners: Watch for Signs of Coronavirus

December 03, 2014

Veterinarians at Louisiana State University have diagnosed a Port Allen, Louisiana, horse with enteric coronavirus.... Read More

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Complaints Prompted FDA Scrutiny of Equine Ulcer Products

December 03, 2014

A series of complaints prompted the FDA to warn several firms that were marketing ulcer treatments without its approval.... Read More

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Silver Charm Settling in Well at Old Friends

December 03, 2014

Champion Silver Charm greeted fans Dec. 2 following a long journey home to Kentucky from Japan.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Thanksgiving Horse Care

December 03, 2014

Of the 1,096 poll respondents, 748 (68%) said they stay home at Thanksgiving and care for their own horses.... Read More