Horse Industry News

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Williams Receives 2015 Equine Science Award

July 16, 2015

Carey Williams, MS, PhD, provides statewide leadership in equine nutrition, pasture management, and horse care.... Read More

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Calgary Stampede to Review Equine Safety Policies

July 16, 2015

This year four horses were euthanized due to injuries sustained during chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede.... Read More

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Standardbred Trainer Suspended 10 Years for Blood Doping

July 16, 2015

Indiana racing officials suspended Bradley Moffitt following a positive drug test for darbepoetin alfa (DPO).... Read More

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Summit Examines Injury Databases, Post-Mortem Programs

July 15, 2015

The racehorse welfare and safety summit also covered racetrack surfaces, continuing education, and more.... Read More

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Undefeated Racehorse Lady Eli Battling Laminitis

July 14, 2015

The multiple graded stakes winner developed laminitis after stepping on a nail following her most recent victory.... Read More

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Texas Veterinarian Accused of Animal Cruelty

July 14, 2015

Dr. Kathie Digilio could face charges in connection with the removal of 30 horses from her Waller County farm.... Read More

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Advocates Want Chuckwagon Races Dropped From Stampede Roster

July 14, 2015

Four horses were euthanized due to injuries sustained during chuckwagon races at this year's Calgary Stampede.... Read More

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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