Horse Industry News

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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

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Undefeated Racehorse Lady Eli Battling Laminitis

July 14, 2015

The multiple graded stakes winner developed laminitis after stepping on a nail following her most recent victory.... Read More

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Texas Veterinarian Accused of Animal Cruelty

July 14, 2015

Dr. Kathie Digilio could face charges in connection with the removal of 30 horses from her Waller County farm.... Read More

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Advocates Want Chuckwagon Races Dropped From Stampede Roster

July 14, 2015

Four horses were euthanized due to injuries sustained during chuckwagon races at this year's Calgary Stampede.... Read More

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Valberg Named MSU McPhail Dressage Chair

July 14, 2015

Dr. Stephanie Valberg assumes her position at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine on Nov. 1.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Suspect Case of EHM in Canada's Ottawa Region

July 13, 2015

The horse is currently receiving veterinary care at a referral center.... Read More

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BCHA Donated $14.4 Million in Volunteer Value in 2014

July 12, 2015

Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA) aims to protect equestrians' rights to ride horses on public lands.... Read More

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Calgary Stampede Suspends Roper for Mistreating Horse

July 10, 2015

Calgary Stampede officials have suspended competitor Tuf Cooper for maltreating his horse during a roping event.... Read More

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Building a Horse Property From the Ground Up

July 10, 2015

Here's how to design your dream equestrian setup--in this case, on a small acreage... Read More

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Florida Police Seek Horse Shooter

July 10, 2015

Authorities are seeking those responsible for shooting a horse then tying its carcass to a utility pole.... Read More

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Second Horse Euthanized at Calgary Stampede

July 09, 2015

The horse was euthanized after suffering an injury during a chuckwagon race at the annual Calgary Stampede rodeo. ... Read More

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Coping With Horse Rescue Costs

July 09, 2015

From investigation training to bringing charges, take a look at what it costs authorities to seize maltreated horses.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct New Research on Wild Horse Population Growth

July 08, 2015

The BLM's 21 research projects are aimed at developing new tools for managing healthy wild horses and burros.... Read More

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Miniature Horse Shooter Convicted in Maryland

July 08, 2015

John Nelson Price was convicted of shooting and killing his Miniature Horse in May.... Read More

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RMTC Notes Progress in National Uniform Medication Program

July 08, 2015

Racing jurisdictions in nine states have now adopted the program in its entirety.... Read More