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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

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TCA Named Title Sponsor of Thoroughbred Makeover

July 07, 2015

The TCA Thoroughbred Makeover will feature 350 recently retired racehorses competing in 10 disciplines.... Read More

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Indiana Drug Test Audit: Seven Missed Positives in 26 Days

July 07, 2015

The IHRC's former primary laboratory missed seven positive drug tests, including one for a Class 1 drug.... Read More

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Nixes Wild Horses' Endangered Status

July 07, 2015

The FWS said the submitted petition didn't present enough information supporting claims that wild horses are threatened.... Read More

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One Horse Dies, Another Injured at Oregon Rodeo

July 07, 2015

Two riders and their horses were participating in the grand entry performance on July 1 when the animals collided. ... Read More

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Chuckwagon Race Horse Euthanized at Calgary Stampede

July 06, 2015

A 10-year-old Thoroughbred fractured a cannon bone during a race and was euthanized by the event's veterinarian.... Read More

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Kentucky Livestock Investigation Training Scheduled

July 06, 2015

The Kentucky Horse Council's livestock investigation training will take place Aug. 5-7 at Morehead State University.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed Online

July 06, 2015

Among the topics to be covered are racetrack surfaces, injury databases, continuing education, and post-mortem programs.... Read More

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Accused Thief Arrested in Tennessee

July 06, 2015

The charges allege that Lydia Culp misrepresented a horse for sale online and sold the sick animal to victims in Texas.... Read More

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Researchers Seek Input for Horse Transportation Study

July 06, 2015

The research team is collecting information on equine transport practices and transport-related illnesses.... Read More

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Cheryl Erpelding Receives 2015 AHP Chris Brune Spirit Award

July 06, 2015

The award is presented to the member who has done the most to assist and support American Horse Publications.... Read More

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Notice on Importing Horses to Canada from the United States

July 05, 2015

New import requirements are in place in response to recent equine vesicular stomatitis (VS) cases in the United States. ... Read More

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Canadian Horse Industry Showcase Launched

July 05, 2015

Attendees can take a behind-the-scenes tour through the Ontario Veterinary College, Equine Guelph, and more.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcer Prevalence in Feral, Domestic Horses Compared

July 05, 2015

Ulcers were more prevalent in domestic horses than feral ones, but the latter group wasn't immune to these lesions.... Read More

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Brennan Equine Welfare Fund Announces 2015 Grants

July 04, 2015

Fifteen equine rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, and placement facilities will receive grants.... Read More