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Poll Recap: Stay Hydrated!

August 18, 2015

Most respondents said they provide constant access to fresh, clean water to ensure their horses stay hydrated. ... Read More

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Idaho's Soda Fire Claims 27 Wild Horses

August 18, 2015

The horses residing in the Hardtrigger herd management area were unable to escape the fast-moving wildfire.... Read More

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The Dressage Coat Diet

August 17, 2015

Do you pay as much attention to your own fitness and nutrition as your horse's and, if so, how do you stay riding fit? ... Read More

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Attorneys: Horse Racing Drug Prosecutions on Solid Ground

August 17, 2015

A group of attorneys believe horse racing's anti-doping rules will continue to withstand legal challenge.... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.

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FDA Seeks Comment on Animal Drug Compounding Documents

August 17, 2015

The comment period for the animal drug compounding draft guidance and list of bulk drug substances closes on Nov. 16.... Read More

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Wild Horse Advisory Board Nominations Close Sept. 28

August 17, 2015

Nominees are needed to represent humane advocacy groups and wildlife and livestock management organizations.... Read More

Horse owner Karen Steenhof prepares to evacuate her Murphy, Idaho, property in the face of the massive Soda fire, which has already destroyed more than 287,000 acres .

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Idaho Wildfire Impacts Horse Owners, Wild Horses

August 16, 2015

Officials in southwest Idaho are combating a wildfire that's threatening both wild and domestic horses. ... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Forum on Furosemide Administration

August 15, 2015

The summit will feature renowned academics and researchers, owners, trainers and industry leaders.... Read More

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Green Begins Term as AAVMC President

August 15, 2015

Dr. Eleanor Green is a past-president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Insurance and Liability

August 14, 2015

Are you covered? Equine insurance experts answer your questions about horse and equestrian property insurance.... Read More

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BLM to Begin the McGee Mountain Wild Burro Gather

August 14, 2015

The BLM will gather approximately 125 burros from the private property in Nevada starting Aug. 17.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Racehorse Trainer Indicted

August 14, 2015

The Thoroughbred trainer was indicted on charges connected to illegally administering substances to racehorses.... Read More

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Man Charged for Allegedly Dragging Horse Behind ATV

August 14, 2015

The Oklahoma man allegedly dragged his horse because he was frustrated with the mare's disobedient behavior.... Read More

Derry Paynton submitted this picture of her horse saying "cheese" for the camera.

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These Horses are All Smiles

August 13, 2015

To celebrate National Smile Week, our readers shared photos of their horses' smiles. Here are some of our favorites. ... Read More

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BLM to Hold Tour for McGee Mountain Burro Gather

August 13, 2015

The public/media pre-gather tour for the McGee Mountain wild burro water- and bait-trap gather will take place Aug. 18.... Read More

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Responsible, Purposeful Horse Breeding

August 12, 2015

Are you considering breeding your mare? Do your homework ahead of time to ensure it's the right choice for you.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Addressing Hoof Abscesses

August 11, 2015

Of the 1,076 respondents, 48% said they soak the affected foot in Epsom salts and water if they suspect an abscess.... Read More

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Study: Downturn, Rebound in Equine Practice Economic Health

August 11, 2015

Key economic indicators declined significantly from 2008 to 2010 but rebounded in 2011 and 2012, a recent study shows.... Read More

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FEI Maintains Provisional Suspensions on Swiss Jumpers

August 10, 2015

The jumping horses--Nino des Buissonnets, Nasa, and Charivari KG--tested positive for prohibited substances.... Read More

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Nunnery to Discuss Equine Vision During Free Lecture

August 10, 2015

Ophthalmologist Catherine Nunnery, DVM, will present "Equine Vision: What Does My Horse See?" on Sept. 8.... Read More

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Federal Legislation to Reform Medication Rules Discussed

August 10, 2015

Speakers at a meeting agreed that Thoroughbred racing should continue pursuing legislation to reform medication rules.... Read More

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Jockey Club to Require Microchips Starting in 2017

August 10, 2015

The Board of Stewards voted Aug. 8 to mandate microchips for Thoroughbred foals born in 2017 and later.... Read More

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BCHA Maintains and Repairs Multiuse Trails

August 09, 2015

Crews worked on trails in the Humbug Spires Wilderness Study Area in Montana and Meramec Conservation Area in Missouri.... Read More

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Practical Dentistry Demonstrations at 2015 BEVA Congress

August 08, 2015

Three equine dental experts will be presenting live demonstrations and running practical sessions each day..... Read More

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TCA Announces July Award of Merit Winner

August 07, 2015

The Oklahoma Thoroughbred Retirement Program works to transition Thoroughbreds from the racetrack into new careers. ... Read More