Horse Industry News

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Time to Ride Challenge Kicks Off with 40% Increase in Hosts

June 10, 2015

This year 992 hosts from 49 states are planning events to welcome new people to riding and other horse activities.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Automatic Waterers

June 09, 2015

Of the 338 respondents, 121 (36%) said they use or are most familiar with Ritchie waterers. ... Read More

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American Pharoah Trainer Bob Baffert Donates to Old Friends

June 09, 2015

The Triple Crown winning trainer pledged a $50,000 donation to the farm that's home to three of his former trainees.... Read More

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Police Probe Tennessee Horse Shootings

June 09, 2015

One horse was shot multiple times and died of his injuries. A second horse was also shot, but is expected to recover.... Read More

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BLM Arizona Issues Equine Influenza Advisory

June 08, 2015

Six wild burros from the Black Mountain Herd Management Area tested positive influenza last month.... Read More

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Racing Conference Concludes with Medication Reform Messages

June 08, 2015

The Pan American Conference featured a variety of speakers who focused on anti-doping, marketing, and more.... Read More

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The Brooke Helps Horses in Nepal Following Earthquake

June 07, 2015

The Brooke is working to rescue and treat hundreds of equids trapped by landslides and injured by falling rocks. ... Read More

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TCA Elects McCauley to Board of Directors

June 07, 2015

The organization helps to provide better lives for Thoroughbreds by supporting retirement, rescue, and research.... Read More

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American Pharoah Wins Triple Crown

June 06, 2015

American Pharoah romped home in the June 6 Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.... Read More

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 06, 2015

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners should ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More

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Horse Racing Integrity Coalition Formed

June 05, 2015

The group will advocate for uniform medication standards for American Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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Nevada Man Charged in Horse Dragging Incident

June 05, 2015

The horse sustained injuries, including a neck fracture, after being dragged down a gravel road behind a truck.... Read More

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Purdue Approves Equine Surgery Center, Ag Sciences Facility

June 05, 2015

The $8.8 million Centaur Regional Equine Diagnostic and Surgical Center will be located near Indiana Downs.... Read More

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Wheelon Soring Case Dismissed

June 04, 2015

A Tennessee judge has dismissed the soring case against Walking Horse trainer Larry Wheelon due to lack of evidence.... Read More

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New Mexico County Opposes Proposed Anti-Slaughter Bill

June 04, 2015

Eddy County commissioners oppose legislation banning the transport of horses to other countries for processing.... Read More

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American Pharoah Bids for Triple Crown in Belmont Stakes

June 04, 2015

American Pharoah will seek to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978 in Saturday's Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Some Stallion Voices More Attractive to Mares Than Others

June 04, 2015

Stallions with low-pitched whinnies were more fertile and more attractive to mares than those with high-pitched voices.... Read More

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Michigan Authorities Investigate Attack on Quarter Horse

June 03, 2015

The fatal injury possibly resulted from an animal attack.... Read More

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Miniature Horse Reported Stolen in California

June 03, 2015

California authorities are hoping the public can help locate a Miniature Horse reported stolen from its Phelan pasture.... Read More

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New Equine Herpesvirus Case Reported in Oregon

June 02, 2015

The Marion County gelding has tested positive for both the wild type and the more serious neuropathogenic form of EHV-1.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Feed Amounts

June 02, 2015

Of the 1,278 respondents, 638 people (50%) said their horse receives 1 to 3 pounds of grain or concentrate feed daily.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Announces Safety, Security Initiatives

June 02, 2015

Breeders' Cup has expanded its out-of-competition drug testing program, increased security at barns, and more.... Read More

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Texas Horse Shot After Fleeing Flood

June 01, 2015

Authorities say the wounded horse is expected to survive after being shot two or three times in the head.... Read More

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Triple Crown Connections Hopeful for American Pharoah's Bid

June 01, 2015

American Pharoah will try to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion on June 6.... Read More

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Be Bullish Arrives at Old Friends at Cabin Creek

June 01, 2015

The 10-year-old gray gelding was claimed and retired May 17 following a win in his 87th start.... Read More