Horse Industry News

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Women in Equestrian Sport

October 02, 2014

Why do you think the horse world is predominately female?... Read More

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Turkish Equine Veterinary Association Holds First Meeting

October 02, 2014

Delegates took part in hands-on workshops and listened to scientific lectures during the meeting.... Read More

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100 Day Horse Challenge Pays Out $100,000 in Cash and Prizes

October 02, 2014

Participating hosts reached more than 25,000 horse industry newcomers throughout the challenge.... Read More

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Mutilated Mare Receiving Care in Texas

October 02, 2014

The allegedly malnourished 4- or 5-year-old Paint mare had her vagina cut out and was stabbed inside that initial wound.... Read More

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'High-Health, High-Performance' Horse Meeting Concludes

October 02, 2014

Delegates discussed international competition horse movement at the conference, which concluded yesterday in Dubai.... Read More

World Horse Welfare Islay (known as Ali by his rehomer) had previously served in the police force for a short time.

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WEG Reflections: Rehomed Horses Shine

October 01, 2014

Horses cast from other careers competed and entertained at the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More

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100 Day Challenge 'Best Practices' Contest Winners Announced

October 01, 2014

The top three winning hosts were selected based on written entries describing their outreach to newcomers this summer. ... Read More

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A Rich Trifecta

October 01, 2014

Meet the orthopedic surgeon, reproductive specialist, and endoscope pioneer honored by the Thoroughbred Club of America.... Read More

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Shopping for Horse Farm Property

October 01, 2014

Consider these pointers for selecting horse-friendly land, facilities, and communities. ... Read More

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Research Produces Cobalt Test Recommendation

September 30, 2014

Researchers recommended a cobalt testing threshold of 70 parts per billion, the USTA said Sept. 30.... Read More

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Horse Drowns on Oregon Beach

September 30, 2014

The horse reportedly fell and was unable to rise before being washed into the ocean, where the animal drowned.... Read More

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Participants Sought for Ontario Horse Industry Survey

September 29, 2014

Researchers are conducting a study on the awareness of current research among members of the Ontario horse industry. ... Read More

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Dr. Larry Bramlage: America Must Give Up Furosemide

September 29, 2014

Bramlage said he believes furosemide is beneficial, but shared why he thinks America will eliminate it's race-day use.... Read More

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Owner Charged in Utah Horse Deaths

September 29, 2014

A Utah owner has been charged in the deaths of 10 horses found without access to water in July.... Read More

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How Many Horses Makes a Hoarder?

September 28, 2014

One rescuer says hoarding has less to do with many animals than with abuse. So is it time to redefine a horse hoarder? ... Read More

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Pennsylvania Approves Harness Racing Whip Standards

September 27, 2014

Drivers must now use two hands on the reins at all times, which restricts motion of the whip.... Read More

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TWH Celebration Veterinary Group Releases Preliminary Report

September 25, 2014

Officials say X rays at the event showed no signs of improper pressure shoeing or foreign objects in shoeing devices.... Read More

On Sept. 17, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the King Fire burning in El Dorado National Forest.

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Horses Removed from King Fire Path

September 25, 2014

While firefighters battle the California wildfire, more than 20 horses are receiving care at a county fairgrounds.... Read More

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Improving Anti-Venom Donor Horses' Welfare

September 25, 2014

Anti-venoms have been derived from horses since 1884. Learn how scientists are working to improve these horses' welfare.... Read More

America’s Sinead Halpin and Manoir de Carneville clear the fish, kind of amazingly.

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WEG Reflections: Cross Country

September 24, 2014

Our international reporter takes a look back at the 2014 World Equestrian Games cross-country day.... Read More

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Zoetis Provides $1.3 Million to AAEP, FFA, AABP Programs

September 24, 2014

The company's Industry Support Program has donated more than $7.3 million since 2008.... Read More

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Horses Removed from Black Forest Farm

September 24, 2014

The allegedly maltreated herd--including a high-profile cutting horse--were found living among several dead horses.... Read More

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Ruidoso Downs Unveils Integrity and Safety Program

September 23, 2014

The track's chairman says the program is part of the effort to ensure the safety of the sport and its participants.... Read More

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FBI to Report Animal Cruelty Statistics

September 23, 2014

The FBI's Uniform Crimes Report will add animal cruelty statistics to its National Incident Based Reporting System.... Read More

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Geor to head Massey University College of Sciences

September 22, 2014

Raymond Geor, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, will take his new post at Massey University in March 2015.... Read More