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Storm Claims Horse at Virginia Rescue

June 24, 2015

The mare was euthanized after being injured by flying debris from high winds and a strong thunderstorm.... Read More

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Legislation Would Repeal Off-Track Wagering Law

June 24, 2015

Sen. Tom Udall claims the law "has not met its original policy goal of furthering the U.S. horse racing industry." ... Read More

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Named Breeders' Cup Partner

June 24, 2015

Hagyard will be an official Breeders' Cup partner in equine first response.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Wood Hills Area Wild Horse Gather

June 23, 2015

The BLM plans to gather wild horses in the Wood Hills, Nevada, area with water- and bait-trapping.... Read More

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Fasig-Tipton Donates $100,000 to New Vocations

June 23, 2015

Fasig-Tipton will sponsor the outdoor arena at New Vocations' new racehorse retraining and rehoming facility.... Read More

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The Horse and TheHorse.com Earn AHP Media Awards

June 22, 2015

The Horse and TheHorse.com collected four awards from the American Horse Publications. ... Read More

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Wyoming Governor Appeals Wild Horse Lawsuit Ruling

June 22, 2015

Gov. Matt Mead appealed a decision to dismiss a case alleging that the BLM failed to manage wild horses appropriately.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in Two California Counties

June 22, 2015

Equids residing in Riverside and San Joaquin counties have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Alleged Texas Horse Thief Jailed

June 22, 2015

A man accused of stealing 210 cattle and 30 horses has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.... Read More

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BLM Releases 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather Decision

June 21, 2015

The BLM will conduct a bait- and water-trap gather to remove 15 to 20 young wild horses this year.... Read More

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Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Racing Industry

June 21, 2015

Equine Veterinarians Australia says cobalt misuse in the horse racing industry is a serious animal welfare issue.... Read More

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ASPCA Awards Funds to 2015 Help A Horse Day Contest Winners

June 20, 2015

Seven equine rescues received grants to recognize their efforts to protect horses.... Read More

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BLM to Hold First Adoption Event at Reno Rodeo

June 20, 2015

The wild horse adoption event will take place at the Reno Rodeo Livestock Events Center Sunday on June 21, at 2 p.m.... Read More

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Gayle Ecker Receives 2015 Equine Industry Vision Award

June 19, 2015

The lifelong equine wellness educator was honored for leadership and innovation.... Read More

Technicians now position the sedated horse so that he’s balanced over all four legs. This will help limit the horse’s movement during the scan. The MRI room is lined with metal, which is seen in this image, to prevent interference from external radio waves.

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Equine Standing MRI Now Operating Opposite Belmont Park

June 19, 2015

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists hopes to use the state-of-the-art imaging system to help assess lameness.... Read More

Congressman John Yarmuth (left) received the AHC's Rolapp Award, presented by Jay Hickey, AHC President, for his outstanding service to the horse industry.

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Kentucky Congressman Receives AHC's Rolapp Award

June 19, 2015

Congressman John Yarmuth received the American Horse Council's award for his outstanding service to the horse industry.... Read More

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No New EHV-1 Cases Reported in Oregon Since June 1

June 19, 2015

The last reported positive, a 14-year old Quarter Horse, was released from the hospital and is quarantined at his home.... Read More

Göran Akerström has been appointed FEI Veterinary Director and will take up the post at the beginning of September.

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FEI Appoints New Veterinary Director

June 18, 2015

Dr. Goran Akerstrom, of Sweden, will take up the post at FEI headquarters on Sept. 1.... Read More

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Ohio Police Seek Horse Shooter

June 18, 2015

The 9-year-old horse is receiving veterinary care after being shot in the leg while grazing in a pasture.... Read More

Researchers determined that blanketing does not appear to impact horses' vitamin D status.

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Do Blanketed Horses Get Enough Vitamin D?

June 18, 2015

Researchers determined that blanketing does not appear to impact horses' vitamin D status.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Calls for Federal Anti-Doping Racing Rules

June 17, 2015

Race-day medications for racehorses would be banned and an independent agency would be charged with enforcing rules.... Read More

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Reno Wild Horse, Burro Center to Temporarily Close June 20

June 17, 2015

The center will reopen to the public during its regularly scheduled hours on Monday, June 22. ... Read More

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Preakness Meet Helps Raise Funds for TAA

June 16, 2015

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will receive more than $65,000 raised during last month's meet at Pimlico.... Read More

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Team Valor Presents Aspiring Vet Student with Scholarship

June 16, 2015

Mercedes Hernandez is an incoming freshman at SUNY-Cobleskill with a major in equine science.... Read More

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Feds Eye Crundwell's Breeders' Royalty Revenue

June 15, 2015

The Department of Justice will seek the release frozen breeders' trust royalty revenue that Rita Crundwell received.... Read More