Horse Industry News

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Forever Unbridled Sparkles in 2017 Breeders' Cup Distaff

November 03, 2017

Charles Fipke's 5-year-old homebred mare scored a half-length victory over Abel Tasman in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.... Read More

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IFHA Reaffirms Anti-Doping Commitment

November 03, 2017

The IFHA chairman received authority to work with relevant racing jurisdictions the anti-doping policy's implementation.... Read More

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Study: Many Riders Don't Groom Horses Properly or Safely

November 03, 2017

Riders evaluated exhibited an average of six dangerous behaviors in a single grooming session, researchers found.... Read More

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Peaceable Farm Owner Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty

November 02, 2017

Anne Williams must serve 18 months in jail and pay $300 in fines. ... Read More

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Horses, Humans, and Trust

November 02, 2017

Do horses experience trust the same way humans do? ... Read More

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November KENA Lecture Focuses on Funding

November 02, 2017

The dinner and lecture will take place Nov. 14 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

Mopotism walks through the paddock before working out to exercise in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on Oct. 27, 2017, in Del Mar, California.

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NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Del Mar

November 01, 2017

The California Thoroughbred racetrack will host the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 3-4.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Halloween Horse Shows

October 31, 2017

Of the 336 respondents, 65 people (19%) said they planned to attend a Halloween horse show or event this year.... Read More

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National Equine Health Plan Published

October 31, 2017

This resource is designed to help curtail the risk of equine disease spread.... Read More

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French Equestrian Federation Hires Equine Welfare Manager

October 31, 2017

Deborah Bardo, MSc, has been charged with overseeing horse welfare within the French Equestrian Federation.... Read More

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Managing Horses With PPID

October 30, 2017

Learn up-to-date, research-based information about early diagnosis and caring for horses with Cushing's disease.... Read More

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BLM Asks Drivers to Use Caution in Low Visibility

October 30, 2017

Wild horses and burros can wander onto roads, creating a safety hazard for themselves and motorists.... Read More

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The Science Behind the Equine 'Biological Passport'

October 30, 2017

Horses' RNA could contain clues about even the sneakiest substance abuse cases, researchers have learned.... Read More

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Gluck Center: 30 Years of Improving Horse Health, Well-Being

October 29, 2017

The research center aims to fulfill Thoroughbred breeder Maxwell Gluck's legacy of furthering equine research.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Dr. Fernanda Cesar

October 29, 2017

Cesar is studying neonatal immunology with a focus on R. equi and young foals' immune responses to it.... Read More

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UKVDL Goes Mobile to Educate Kentuckians

October 28, 2017

Dr. Uneeda Bryant teaches youth about paths in veterinary medicine and the services offered at the UKVDL.... Read More

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Campaign Discourages Tourists From Feeding Wild Ponies

October 27, 2017

The campaign launched after a mare died due to ingesting a large quantity of dog food from a tourist campground.... Read More

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Equine Genetics Research Center to Open in Australia

October 26, 2017

The center will DNA test all Thoroughbred foals and serve 30 other horse breed societies across Australia. ... Read More

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Riding Through Life With Greater Comfort

October 26, 2017

Researcher Karin Pekarchik shares what she learned from a study on bra use and health outcomes in female equestrians.... Read More

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Sports Concussions: What About Jockeys?

October 26, 2017

A University of Kentucky researcher wants to change how concussions are managed and assessed in horse racing.... Read More

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Timoney Recognized for Equine Streptococcal Disease Research

October 25, 2017

Dr. John F. Timoney retired from the UK Department of Veterinary Science in 2016 after 34 years.... Read More

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Oldham County, Kentucky, Mare Tests Positive for EHV

October 24, 2017

The Thoroughbred mare presented with acute neurologic signs and was euthanized following an examination on Oct. 13.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Who Eats Breakfast First: You or Your Horse?

October 24, 2017

Of the 1,375 respondents, the vast majority said their horses get breakfast first in the mornings. ... Read More

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UK Reaches 100th Seminar Series Milestone

October 24, 2017

Seven speakers presented lectures during a mini-symposium focused on "Ensuring the Golden Years: Care of Old Horses."... Read More

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What if Boarders Don't Pay Their Bills?

October 24, 2017

Attorney Rachel Kosmal McCart share insight for barn owners trying to collect money from delinquent boarders.... Read More