Horse Industry News

Article

Poll Recap: Horse Prices

October 07, 2014

Of the 1,858 respondents, 823 people (44%) said they paid $1,001-$5,000 for the last horse they purchased.... Read More

Article

New Bolton Center, TERF Announce Scholarship Awards

October 07, 2014

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded more than $250,000 in grants.... Read More

Article

Louisiana Man Charged in Horse Theft

October 06, 2014

A Louisiana man has been charged with theft after allegedly stealing a horse before selling the animal at an auction.... Read More

Article

Breeders' Cup Champion Amazombie to Old Friends

October 06, 2014

The 8-year-old gelding won 12 of 29 starts and earned over $1.9 million during his racing career.... Read More

Article

BLM Offers Tour of Nevada Wild Horse and Burro Facility

October 05, 2014

The BLM is offering a public tour of the Indian Lakes Road Short-Term Holding Facility in Fallon on Oct. 17.... Read More

Article

Deadline for 2015 AHP Student Award Contest is Jan. 23

October 04, 2014

The contest provides up to three $750 travel awards for students to attend the AHP Annual Seminar.... Read More

Article

Game On Dude to Old Friends

October 03, 2014

The 7-year-old gelded son of Awesome Again won 16 of 34 races and earned just under $6.5 million.... Read More

Article

Woman Charged in Nevada Equine Cruelty Case

October 03, 2014

A woman is facing multiple cruelty counts after authorities removed more than 30 horses from her ranch near Las Vegas.... Read More

Commentary

Women in Equestrian Sport

October 02, 2014

Why do you think the horse world is predominately female?... Read More

Article

Turkish Equine Veterinary Association Holds First Meeting

October 02, 2014

Delegates took part in hands-on workshops and listened to scientific lectures during the meeting.... Read More

Article

100 Day Horse Challenge Pays Out $100,000 in Cash and Prizes

October 02, 2014

Participating hosts reached more than 25,000 horse industry newcomers throughout the challenge.... Read More

Article

Mutilated Mare Receiving Care in Texas

October 02, 2014

The allegedly malnourished 4- or 5-year-old Paint mare had her vagina cut out and was stabbed inside that initial wound.... Read More

Article

'High-Health, High-Performance' Horse Meeting Concludes

October 02, 2014

Delegates discussed international competition horse movement at the conference, which concluded yesterday in Dubai.... Read More

World Horse Welfare Islay (known as Ali by his rehomer) had previously served in the police force for a short time.

Commentary

WEG Reflections: Rehomed Horses Shine

October 01, 2014

Horses cast from other careers competed and entertained at the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More

Article

100 Day Challenge 'Best Practices' Contest Winners Announced

October 01, 2014

The top three winning hosts were selected based on written entries describing their outreach to newcomers this summer. ... Read More

Commentary

A Rich Trifecta

October 01, 2014

Meet the orthopedic surgeon, reproductive specialist, and endoscope pioneer honored by the Thoroughbred Club of America.... Read More

Article

Shopping for Horse Farm Property

October 01, 2014

Consider these pointers for selecting horse-friendly land, facilities, and communities. ... Read More

Article

Research Produces Cobalt Test Recommendation

September 30, 2014

Researchers recommended a cobalt testing threshold of 70 parts per billion, the USTA said Sept. 30.... Read More

Article

Horse Drowns on Oregon Beach

September 30, 2014

The horse reportedly fell and was unable to rise before being washed into the ocean, where the animal drowned.... Read More

Article

Participants Sought for Ontario Horse Industry Survey

September 29, 2014

Researchers are conducting a study on the awareness of current research among members of the Ontario horse industry. ... Read More

Article

Dr. Larry Bramlage: America Must Give Up Furosemide

September 29, 2014

Bramlage said he believes furosemide is beneficial, but shared why he thinks America will eliminate it's race-day use.... Read More

Article

Owner Charged in Utah Horse Deaths

September 29, 2014

A Utah owner has been charged in the deaths of 10 horses found without access to water in July.... Read More

Article

How Many Horses Makes a Hoarder?

September 28, 2014

One rescuer says hoarding has less to do with many animals than with abuse. So is it time to redefine a horse hoarder? ... Read More

Article

Pennsylvania Approves Harness Racing Whip Standards

September 27, 2014

Drivers must now use two hands on the reins at all times, which restricts motion of the whip.... Read More

Article

TWH Celebration Veterinary Group Releases Preliminary Report

September 25, 2014

Officials say X rays at the event showed no signs of improper pressure shoeing or foreign objects in shoeing devices.... Read More