Horse Industry News

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UK Cooperative Extension Service Celebrates 100 Years

May 24, 2014

May 8 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the service. ... Read More

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USDA Census Finds Less Value in U.S. Horses

May 23, 2014

The number of farms, horses, and total value of horse sales in the United States decreased from 2007 to 2012.... Read More

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Conviction in SAU Horse Theft, Slaying Case Stands

May 23, 2014

A judge upheld a guilty verdict in the case against Wendi Cox, who was involved in the SAU horse theft case. ... Read More

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Senate Committee Passes 2015 Slaughter Ban Amendment

May 23, 2014

The amendment would prevent the USDA from using a portion of its 2015 budget to fund horsemeat inspections.... Read More

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Your Public Trails Need You

May 22, 2014

Find out how you can help save America's public trails.... Read More

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Belmont Stakes Day Enhanced Security Returns

May 22, 2014

All potential participants must be at Belmont Park by June 4 and will undergo out-of-competition testing.... Read More

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Henry Schein Animal Health Acquires Majority in SmartPak

May 22, 2014

SmartPak's Board of Directors has approved a majority investment in the company by Henry Schein Animal Health.... Read More

Wise Dan arrives at Charlie and Amy LoPresti's Forest Lane Farm.

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Wise Dan Returns Home from Rood & Riddle

May 22, 2014

Wise Dan had a spring in his step after arriving at Charlie and Amy LoPresti's Forest Lane Farm on May 21.... Read More

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California Man Arrested in Missing Horses Case

May 21, 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a pair of California Quarter Horses.... Read More

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How Many Horses Can Your Farm Hold?

May 21, 2014

Knowing the production potential and limitations of your farm's soil is key to reducing horse feeding costs.... Read More

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Bluegrass Equine Digest Receives Recognition

May 20, 2014

The publication was honored by the Thoroughbred Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Riding Lesson Expenses

May 20, 2014

Of the 1,031 respondents, 348 (34%) said they pay $36-$55 for individual private riding lessons.... Read More

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California Chrome Will Wear Nasal Strip in Belmont Stakes

May 19, 2014

California Chrome will be allowed to wear a nasal strip in the June 7 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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South Dakota Man Indicted in Horse Release Case

May 19, 2014

The man accused of releasing more than 30 racehorses from their stalls has been indicted by a grand jury.... Read More

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AHC's 2014 Issues Forum and Convention Approach

May 19, 2014

The June 24 National Issues Forum will feature a program titled "Where Have All the Horses Gone?"... Read More

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Caramello Named Director of UHC

May 18, 2014

Dagmar Caramello, MA, has joined the American Horse Council as the director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition.... Read More

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Did The Silk Roads Help Shape Equine Genetics?

May 18, 2014

The Silk Roads opened the door for intercultural horse trading and breeding, researchers found.... Read More

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California Chrome Wins Preakness, Shot at Triple Crown

May 17, 2014

California Chrome will head to the Belmont Stakes and a chance to be the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.... Read More

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Two More Horses Dead After Receiving Compounded Medication

May 16, 2014

The FDA said initial testing indicates the drug contained higher pyrimethamine levels than the label states.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Tests Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

May 16, 2014

The horse began showing signs consistent with neurologic EHV-1 this week; the animal has been euthanized.... Read More

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California Chrome Camp Dispels Sickness Rumor

May 15, 2014

The colt has a small blister in his throat, but further complications are unlikely, his connections say. ... Read More

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Iowa Man Waives Hearing in Equine Cruelty Case

May 15, 2014

An Iowa man accused of maltreating more than 60 horses has waived a hearing connected to the case.... Read More

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Wisconsin Therapy Horses Discovered Drowned

May 15, 2014

Two therapy horses believed to be stolen from their pasture in March were found drowned in a nearby river.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Equipment Use

May 15, 2014

Learn how to reduce your horse's risk of catching a disease via equipment, such as feed and water buckets.... Read More

Cassandra Carl's photo of her yearling Appaloosa "Khaleesi" received the most votes in our 2014 Muddiest Horse photo contest and was declared the winner.

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2014 Muddiest Horse Contest: Editors' Picks

May 14, 2014

Here are a few of our favorite photos submitted by fans for The Horse's Muddiest Horse contest. ... Read More