Horse Industry News

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Poll Recap: Readers Confident in Horses' Nutrition

January 12, 2016

The majority of respondents said they were somewhat or very confident in their horse's nutrition program. ... Read More

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

January 11, 2016

What does 2016 hold for you and your senior horses? ... Read More

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TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 11, 2016

Applications are due by April 15, and organizations must meet certain requirements to be eligible for accreditation.... Read More

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USEF to Continue Eventing Frangible Technology Grants

January 09, 2016

The ultimate goal with frangible technology is to reduce the incidence of potentially fatal injuries to horse and rider.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stakes Winner Flick Euthanized at 24

January 08, 2016

Flick was one of the first Thoroughbred racehorses to undergo successful stem cell and bone marrow treatments.... Read More

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Surrendered Horse Herd Receiving Rehabilitative Care

January 08, 2016

Twenty horses are recovering after they were surrendered to animal welfare authorities in Orangeburg, South Carolina.... Read More

If you want to stay active with your horses during the months of potentially inclement weather, begin by planning ahead.  Do you ride inside or out? Are you responsible for outdoor chores? Do you trail ride? What you do with your horse determines the types of clothing you'll need.

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Winter Wear for Horse People

January 07, 2016

Stay warm around the barn during the coldest months by adding these winter essentials to your horse-keeping wardrobe.... Read More

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Woman Allegedly Practices Vet Medicine Without a License

January 07, 2016

Jacque Smith is accused of duping horse owners into allowing her to treat their animals and more.... Read More

He points out what he's found—a core lesion in the deep digital flexor tendon.

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The Past, Present, and Future of Equine Veterinary Medicine

January 07, 2016

Dr. Roberta Dwyer takes a look at what's changed in veterinary medicine and what's stayed the same.... Read More

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Horsing Around When 'Without Horse'

January 07, 2016

Discover different ways you can stay involved with horses when owning one isn't an option. ... Read More

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Stud Fees Help Fund TAA in 2015

January 07, 2016

The stallions' connections pledged to donate 25% or more of the advertised stud fee for each horse to the TAA.... Read More

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CSU Auctioning Stallion Seasons to Support Equine Research

January 06, 2016

Proceeds will support research conducted at the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory and Orthopaedic Research Center.... Read More

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Training Center Fire Claims More Than 40 Standardbreds

January 05, 2016

The fire occurred at Classy Lane Stables Training Centre, a harness racing training facility in Ontario, Canada.... Read More

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WHO Opposes Global Control of Ketamine

January 05, 2016

Veterinarians worldwide rely on the analgesic to treat animals--including horses--in their care.... Read More

When soaking hay, fill your bucket with cold water, submerge a haynet filled with a measured amount of your horse's hay for seven to 16 hours, remove it and let the excess soak water drip off, then dispose of the soak liquor away from waterways.

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Poll Recap: Hay Soaking

January 05, 2016

Thirty-five percent of the respondents said they always or sometimes soak their horses' hay before feeding. ... Read More

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Tennessee Launches Statewide Animal Abuser Registry

January 05, 2016

The registry is the nation's first database to list information about convicted animal abusers on a statewide basis.... Read More

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Lawsuit Challenges BLM's Plan for Saylor Creek Herd

January 05, 2016

The litigation claims the plan calls for the chemical or physical sterilization of horses in the Saylor Creek herd.... Read More

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Hyperflexion in International Dressage: 1992 vs. 2008

January 05, 2016

Hyperflexion was more common in the 2008 World Cup than the 1992 Olympic Games in dressage classes, researchers found.... Read More

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RRP Seeks 500 Trainers for 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover

January 04, 2016

The event will take place Oct. 27-30 and will feature competitions in 10 disciplines with prize money totaling $100,000.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Special Features of 2015

January 01, 2016

Learn about donkeys, leptospirosis, West Nile virus, influenza, preparing for disasters, and working equids.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Infographics of 2015

December 31, 2015

Topics included stress, scratches, hoof abscesses, deworming, vaccinations, metabolic syndrome, healthy coats, and more.... Read More

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Judge Orders Receiver for Convicted Abuser's Horses

December 30, 2015

A New York Supreme Court judge ordered that a receiver oversee the care of more than 20 of Beth Hoskins' horses.... Read More

Whether or not your horse needs a blanket depends on his age, body condition, weather exposure, and cold tolerance, and whether he's clipped or has his winter coat. Turnout blankets appropriate for winter weather are waterproof and offer protection from the weather. The heavier the fabric's denier rating, the more durable your horse's blanket should be.

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The Horse's Top Podcasts of 2015

December 30, 2015

Learn about winter care, hay options, conditioning horses, rehabbing after injury, beet pulp vs. rice bran, and more.... Read More

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Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility Closure Extended

December 30, 2015

The temporary closure will be extended from Dec. 30 to Feb. 29, 2016, due to weather delays and contract issues.... Read More

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The Horse's Top Free Reports of 2015

December 29, 2015

Popular report topics include navicular disease, hay, blanketing, evacuation planning, and more.... Read More