Horse Industry News

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Wyoming Legislators to Study Wild Horse Management

October 28, 2014

A state committee voted to draft a resolution to study the animals' environmental impact on the state's rangelands.... Read More

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Indiana Racing Commission Suspends Vet Russell for 20 Years

October 28, 2014

Ross Russell, DVM, was suspended and fined $20,000 for allegedly administering cobalt to a horse before a race.... Read More

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Equine Veterinarian, Parents Killed in Kentucky

October 28, 2014

Emily Champion, DVM, was the victim of a homicide Oct. 26 while visiting her parents at their western Kentucky home.... Read More

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The Sales Yard

October 27, 2014

Horses sold by the pound at low-end auctions throughout the United States are a reality of our industry. ... Read More

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Smartphone App Helps Animal Cruelty Investigators

October 27, 2014

The app allows users to record videos of suspected animal cruelty and to establish GPS coordinates of the alleged crime.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Modifies Convicted Trainer Rule

October 27, 2014

Starting in 2015, convicted trainers won't be able to transfer horses to assistant trainers for Breeders' Cup races.... Read More

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Lab: Delays Followed Suspicious Samples Spike

October 27, 2014

Lab officials blame delays on a spike of nearly 100 times the number of suspicious results compared with 2013. ... Read More

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WEG Heads to Canada in 2018

October 26, 2014

The World Equestrian Games will take place in Bromont, Canada, only the second time it's been held in North America.... Read More

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BLM Ely, Nevada, District to Gather Wild Horses

October 26, 2014

The BLM will gather about 120 excess wild horses from in and around the Triple B and Silver King herd management areas.... Read More

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French Vaulter Films Equestrian Commercial

October 25, 2014

Our international reporter watched as a film crew captured vaulting footage for a commercial. Here are her takeaways.... Read More

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BLM to Modify Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility

October 24, 2014

Changes will include adding hay storage, placing protective shelters in sick pens, replacing corral panels, and more.... Read More

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2015 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 24, 2014

The programs are open to vets, owners, and managers or anyone interested in equine reproduction and management.... Read More

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New Research Published to Help Working Equids' Welfare

October 23, 2014

The studies address clinical problems, including lameness, husbandry, tack-related wounds, parasites, and more.... Read More

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Gluck Center Interim Leadership Positions Announced

October 23, 2014

David Horohov, PhD, and Jenny Evans have been named to interim Gluck Equine Research Center leadership roles. ... Read More

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Wild Horse Advocates Seek Lawsuit Dismissal

October 23, 2014

The lawsuit asks the Bureau of Land Management to remove excess horses from public and private land in Utah.... Read More

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Racing's Slow Regulatory Process

October 22, 2014

A trainer received sanctions for a June 2013 drug violation in October. A Blood-Horse writer takes a look.... Read More

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Washington Names Baker New State Veterinarian

October 22, 2014

Dr. Joe Baker received his DVM from Washington State and completed an equine reproduction residency at the UC Davis.... Read More

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Owner Participation Sought for Equine Disease Research

October 20, 2014

Researchers are seeking owner input for a study aimed at evaluating the economic impact of equine disease outbreaks.... Read More

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Walking Horse Advocates Target North Carolina State Fair

October 20, 2014

Advocates targeted the fair to protest the inclusion of Tennessee Walking Horse performance classes in its horse show.... Read More

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Rare South Carolina Ponies Relocated

October 19, 2014

A trio of wild Marsh ponies has been relocated to a safer location after another pony was killed by a motorist.... Read More

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Going to the Barn? Don't Forget Your Helmet

October 19, 2014

No matter what the riding discipline, wearing a helmet is one of the best ways to minimize the chance of a brain injury.... Read More

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Tennessee Horseman Petitions for Equine Rights

October 18, 2014

But one city official believes the petition is intended to promote equestrian use of a municipal trail in Johnson City.... Read More

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Nominations Sought for 2015 Equine Industry Vision Award

October 18, 2014

The winner will be announced June 19, 2015, at the American Horse Publications Seminar in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

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Australia's Ban on AI in Thoroughbreds Upheld by High Court

October 17, 2014

The federal court determined that the ban is not anti-competitive or a restraint on trade.... Read More

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Ohio Authorities Probe Horse Hair Thefts

October 16, 2014

The Oct. 12 incident is the latest in a series of horse hair thefts in central Ohio.... Read More