Horse Industry News

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Vox Populi Finalists Announced, Voting Begins

November 19, 2013

Nominees include Paynter, Mucho Macho Man, Wise Dan, Groupie Doll, Princess of Sylmar, and Game On Dude.... Read More

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.Horse Domain Registry Service Offered

November 19, 2013

Beginning Nov. 19 people will be able to reserve domain names ending in .horse. ... Read More

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So, What IS Up With That Coat?

November 18, 2013

Learn about our November cover model's curly coat, as well as what's inside the issue.... Read More

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2014 World Equestrian Games Tickets Now On Sale

November 18, 2013

The public sale launch offers tickets starting at €16 (about $21.60). ... Read More

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Liability Releases: Not Worth the Paper They're Written On?

November 18, 2013

What makes a liability release enforceable?... Read More

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Helping Kids Jump Into the Horse World

November 16, 2013

If your child is chomping at the bit to enter the horse world, here are some tips to help get them started.... Read More

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A Valiant Fight

November 15, 2013

Stephanie shares the story of how she met met Jeanette Sassoon and her inspirational gelding Valiant.... Read More

*please do not use to illustrate stories about welfare problems*
Healthy working donkeys enjoy some time off by the roadside in Nyahururu, Kenya.

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The Long Commute to Help Working Horses and Donkeys

November 14, 2013

What are some things you’ve always wondered about working donkeys, horses, and mules in developing countries?... Read More

The tallest living horse is Big Jake, a Belgian gelding, who measured 20 hands, 2.75 inches, without shoes, at Smokey Hollow Farms in Poynette, Wis., on Jan. 19, 2010.

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Equine World Records Reviewed

November 14, 2013

TheHorse.com staff has collected a sampling of some of the most interesting horse-related world records.... Read More

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Choose the Right Winter Outfit for You

November 13, 2013

Is your barn wardrobe equipped for winter? ... Read More

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Help a Talented Equine Artist Get her Paintings to WEG

November 12, 2013

Have you ever commissioned a painting of one of your horses?... Read More

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Arkansas Awarded Leading Thoroughbred Award

November 12, 2013

The award is open to all Thoroughbreds competing at the National Horse Show. ... Read More

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Rescue Horses and Veterans: A Good Fit

November 11, 2013

Several organizations help military soldiers and veterans as they give new life to horses in need. ... Read More

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Giving Back to Horses on Veteran's Day

November 11, 2013

This Veteran's Day, consider honoring the war horses that sacrificed it all for us by helping horses in need.... Read More

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NAHMS Planning for Third Equine Industry Study

November 08, 2013

The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) is planning for its third national equine industry study.... Read More

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Large Animal Rescue Training in Australia

November 07, 2013

Learn about large-animal rescue training efforts in Australia.... Read More

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Warning: The Dangers of Drinking and Riding

November 07, 2013

Is Whisky to blame for turning people into 'one-armed paper hangers'? ... Read More

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Safety of Emergency Personnel During Large Animal Rescue

November 06, 2013

Dr. Rebecca Gimenez shares information from the Fifth International Conference on Large Animal Rescue.... Read More

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Para-Reining to Debut at AQHA World Championship Show

November 06, 2013

A new discipline will be on display at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show: para-reining.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Draft Horse Fans

November 05, 2013

Of the 737 voters, the majority (58%) indicated that they own or have owned a draft horse or draft-cross.... Read More

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N.M. Horse Processing Plant On Hold Again

November 05, 2013

An order handed down by an appeals court bars the USDA from carrying out inspections at processing plants. ... Read More

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Selling a Horse on Trial: 10 Tips to Lower Your Risk

November 04, 2013

Find out ways to protect yourself when sending a sales horse out on trial.... Read More

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Jackson Honored with UC Davis Distinguished Service Award

November 03, 2013

Jackson received the award for her support of numerous equine performance-related research studies.... Read More

Mucho Macho Man (bay, inside) edges the late-closing Will Take Charge (chestnut, outside) to secure victory in the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Mucho Macho Man Captures Breeders' Cup Classic

November 02, 2013

Mucho Macho Man dug in for the final strides and prevailed over Will Take Charge and Declaration of War.... Read More

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Lloyd's of London, Univ. of Kentucky Continue Partnership

November 01, 2013

The $45,000 contribution from Lloyd's supports the Equine Disease Quarterly. ... Read More