Horse Industry News

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Poll Recap: Achieving the Work-Life-Riding Balance

March 22, 2016

Of the 441 respondents, 330 (75%) said they work full time but still find time to ride and care for their horses. ... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information on Lily's Abusers

March 21, 2016

Investigators hope a $10,000 reward will help them find whomever who shot an elderly mare with a paintball gun.... Read More

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TVMDL Drug Testing Lab Receives RMTC Accreditation

March 20, 2016

Texas A&M's Drug Testing Laboratory is the seventh to receive full RMTC accreditation.... Read More

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Queensland Parliament Seeking Opinions on Hendra Vaccine

March 19, 2016

Officials are asking for thoughts on Hendra virus and use of the available equine vaccine in Australia.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Experienced Horse Trainers to for Pilot Program

March 19, 2016

The BLM is seeking experienced individuals to help train wild horses and place them into good homes.... Read More

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Jockey Club Grants for Out-of-Competition Testing Available

March 18, 2016

Racetracks in California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, and Ontario have participated since the program began in 2014.... Read More

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Florida Fire Claims Standardbred Horses

March 17, 2016

A dozen horses are dead and 11 more are recovering after fire destroyed their barn at South Florida Trotting Center.... Read More

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Positively Playful

March 17, 2016

My 5-year-old gelding is very playful. Can I turn his playfulness into an advantage when I train him?... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust Opens Grant Program for Nonprofits

March 17, 2016

The trust is now accepting proposals from IRS-registered equine nonprofit organizations for its 2016 grants program.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Bids for Off-Range Wild Horse Care Facilities

March 17, 2016

The BLM is seeking proposals from those who can care for a minimum of 200 horses in a free-roaming pasture setting. ... Read More

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Working Equids' Influence on Human Health, Livelihood

March 17, 2016

Researchers recently confirmed that in poor and rural communities, equid health is intrinsically linked to human health.... Read More

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Foundation Commits $1.16 Million to Equine Research

March 16, 2016

Research topics include EHV-1 latency, foal pneumonia, training and surface factors in preventing injury, and more.... Read More

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Horse Pelted With Paintballs, Then Abandoned

March 16, 2016

The aged mare, who was shot 130 times, is also underweight, blind in one eye, and has an ulcer in the other eye.... Read More

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Fire Destroys Georgia Equestrian Center

March 15, 2016

One horse is dead and 20 others are displaced after fire swept through a barn at an equestrian center in Villa Rica.... Read More

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BLM Offers Reward for Information on Wild Horse Shooting

March 15, 2016

The BLM is offering $10,000 for information on the shooting death of a horse in October 2015 near Carson City, Nevada.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Racing Legislation Earns Additional Support

March 15, 2016

The legislation would aid in creating uniform standards in drug testing and enforcement for Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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RVC Unveils New CT Scanner for Horses

March 14, 2016

The new scanner is wider than the standard size, which should allow most of a horse's neck to be examined.... Read More

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Survey Evaluating Texas Horse Industry Underway

March 14, 2016

Texas A&M University researchers hope to determine how the equine industry impacts the economy in that state.... Read More

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NATRC Offering Free Memberships

March 13, 2016

The competitive trail riding organization is offering 2016 memberships to people who have never been members.... Read More

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Santa Anita Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 12, 2016

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more.... Read More

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Reef to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Ghent University

March 12, 2016

Dr. Virginia Reef contributed to the advancement of equine cardiology and the diagnosis of a variety of disorders.... Read More

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20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 12, 2016

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods, and with understanding your farm.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on Blue Wing Complex Horse, Burro Project

March 11, 2016

As part of the process, the BLM is hosting a public scoping tour of the Blue Wing Complex on March 19 and 20.... Read More

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FEI Tribunal Issues Decisions in UAE Endurance Cases

March 11, 2016

The decisions are on cases involving Dr. Hallvard Sommerseth, Abdul Aziz Sheikh, and Ali Mohammed Al Muhairi.... Read More

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Connecticut Ag Department Gets Custody of Seized Herd

March 11, 2016

A judge has awarded the state Department of Agriculture custody of 32 horses seized last month from their owners.... Read More