Horse Industry News

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Launches New Website

November 24, 2015

Find information on the Operation Gelding program, feed and hay banks, accredited equine rescues, and more.... Read More

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Veterinary Students Benefit from Zoetis Support Program

November 24, 2015

The program is returning for its eighth year and providing around $1.5 million in donations.... Read More

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NYSGC Proposes New Regulations in Wake of PETA Claims

November 23, 2015

Also, the NYGSC fined trainer Steve Asmussen $10,000 for administering thyroxine within 48 hours of racing.... Read More

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First Phase of Ohio Cobalt Study Complete

November 23, 2015

Preliminary results suggest cobalt could have detrimental effects on a number of equine body systems.... Read More

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Adelaide Researchers Investigating Acute Equine Disease

November 23, 2015

A mystery illness suddenly struck down 14 horses across South Australia last year, eight of them fatally.... Read More

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BLM Utah to Host Hearing on Vehicles and Wild Horses

November 23, 2015

The hearing will focus on the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in wild horse and burro management.... Read More

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2016 TCA Stallion Season Auction to be Held Jan. 4-9

November 22, 2015

In 2015, TCA granted over $515,000 to more than 67 Thoroughbred-related charities. ... Read More

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BEVA Provides Information on Medicine for Horse Owners

November 21, 2015

BEVA has produced a range of tools aimed to educate both veterinarians and horse owners about antibiotic resistance.... Read More

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Back Country Horsemen of America's Rapport with Wild Lands

November 21, 2015

The BCH of New Mexico cares for protected lands in the Corrales, Bernalillo, Rio Rancho, and Albuquerque Metro areas.... Read More

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Checkerboard Wild Horse Gather Comment Period Open

November 20, 2015

The BLM said public input is valuable and will help the bureau to develop a well-informed environmental assessment. ... Read More

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Australia Developing Antibiotic Guidelines Horses, Livestock

November 20, 2015

The Australian Veterinary Association and Animal Medicines Australia are joining forces to develop the guidelines. ... Read More

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Racing Commissioner Resigns Over Anti-Slaughter Proposal

November 20, 2015

Illinois Racing Commissioner Kathy Byrne withdrew the proposal and resigned after the board did not vote on the issue.... Read More

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A Look at Rein Tension During Therapeutic Riding Lessons

November 20, 2015

Rein tension can be a welfare concern that could result in both clinical and behavioral problems.... Read More

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Antimicrobial Research Collection for Vets Available Online

November 19, 2015

The articles highlight antimicrobial resistance and how vets can help preserve these medications' effectiveness.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainer Buys Former Trainee Out of Auction

November 19, 2015

Trainer Gary Contessa is encouraging dialogue about a possible fund designed to help retired racehorses out of feedlots.... Read More

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Missing Sarasota, Florida, Horses Found Safe

November 19, 2015

The horses' owner is still hoping the offer of a cash reward will lead to more information about the incident.... Read More

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Arabian Horse Foundation Announces Equine Research Funding

November 18, 2015

The foundation is supporting projects on EMS, juvenile idiopathic epilepsy, and hoof imbalance and lameness.... Read More

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CHS Inc. Recalls Feed Due to Excessive Copper Content

November 18, 2015

The recall includes lots of Kountry Buffet 14% Text and Provider 15% Pellet, both for cattle, horses, goats, and sheep.... Read More

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FEI Managing Several Prohibited Substance Cases

November 18, 2015

The FEI said a jumper and an endurance horse tested positive, and they issued decisions in other cases.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Saddle Fitting Solutions

November 17, 2015

Of the 770 respondents, 303 (39%) said they bought new saddles if their previous ones did not fit their horses. ... Read More

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Douglas to Discuss Equine Colic During Free Lecture

November 17, 2015

Hope Douglas, VMD, will discuss types of colic, as well as evaluation and treatment both in the field and in a hospital.... Read More

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Colorado Horsecare Foodbank Creates Video on Evacuations

November 17, 2015

The video features tips on training horses for evacuation during natural disasters.... Read More

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Brooke Report: Working Horses are Invisible

November 17, 2015

Working equids are not considered "critical" in livestock policies that ensure owners properly care for their animals.... Read More

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Time to Ride Challenge Reaches 41,000 New Horse Enthusiasts

November 16, 2015

This year's challenge posted 63% growth over 2014 as top hosts took home $100,000 in cash and prizes.... Read More

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Antibiotic Awareness in Horses: What to Know

November 16, 2015

It's "Antibiotic Awareness Week." Find out how antibiotic resistance affects horses and how vets are remedying it.... Read More