Horse Industry News
April 20, 2008
Trainer Dee Keener sounded apologetic, but that doesn't mean he also wasn't completely thrilled.
Keener's 4-year-old Oklahoma-bred gelding Bust N Moves upset Got Country Grip by a head in the Mr. Lewie Memorial Handicap at Remington Park on... Read More
April 18, 2008
April 16, 2008
A judge has given a 30-day jail sentence to a Livingston County, Mich., man whose pit bulls fatally attacked a horse.
District Judge Carol Sue Reader on Tuesday also ordered 44-year-old David McGalliard to pay $221,951 and serve two years'... Read More
April 16, 2008
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a one-week extension of current farm law Wednesday, hoping to give Congress more time to finish a multibillion dollar farm bill that is stalled by a dispute over tax breaks.
Negotiations on the... Read More
April 13, 2008
Trainer Todd Pletcher had just one victory at Keeneland under his belt going into the April 12 card. But he won again when it counted, and with Monba and Cowboy Cal finishing 1-2 in the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), it looks like... Read More
April 12, 2008
Scottsdale, Ariz., officials are looking toward creating possible exemptions for horse owners to new city anti-dust laws.
The new rules require private property owners to apply anti-dust treatments--such as chemicals, water, or crushed rock--to... Read More
April 10, 2008
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has filed charges against a Rowan County man after state and local authorities discovered 31 dead horses on his farm.
Don Miller of Rowan County was charged on Wednesday with one count of violating... Read More
April 09, 2008
Ben Pendergrass recently joined the American Horse Council (AHC) and will serve as the group's new legislative director.
Pendergrass came to the AHC after serving as a legislative aide to Senator Pete V. Domenici of New Mexico for... Read More
April 08, 2008
In recognition of the work performed by hoofcare professionals, National Farriers Week will be held this year from July 6 to 12. Organizers hope horse owners, trainers, riders, grooms, equine veterinarians, and others will take the time to... Read More
April 08, 2008
The controversial Massachusetts animal cruelty case involving a geriatric mare that some animal welfare advocates maintain should be euthanized was continued to May 6 during a pre-trial hearing today in Uxbridge District Court.
"We're... Read More
April 07, 2008
Police said a Lakeland, Fla., man was arrested after he punched a police horse in the rear.
A Tampa Police Department report said Carl Coward, 24, balled his fist and punched the horse in the right rear hip area as the officer and horse wer... Read More
April 07, 2008
The Ohio horse industry has officially launched the Ohio Equine Industry Coalition, a group designed to find solutions to what it calls an "economic crisis" for the industry.
The organization, which will include all equine breeds and... Read More
April 03, 2008
Injured Olympic equestrian Darren Chiacchia will be moved to a Buffalo, N.Y., hospital Thursday to begin the next stage of rehab after a fall from a horse left him with head, rib, and lung injuries.
Chiacchia will be transferred to Buffalo'... Read More
April 03, 2008
A comprehensive national directory of breed and sport organizations, equine publications, state resource,s and racing and gaming organizations is now available for purchase from the American Horse Council (AHC).
This year's directory... Read More
April 02, 2008
An additional four organizations will be sponsoring the inaugural Kentucky International Equine Summit, to be held April 28-29, 2008. These groups include the American Horse Council, the American Saddlebred Horse Association, the North American... Read More
April 01, 2008
Merial is now an official corporate partner of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). Additionally, three Merial brand products were named as official AQHA pharmaceutical products: GastroGard (omeprazole), UlcerGard (omeprazole), and... Read More
March 30, 2008
Anna Zinkhon will get to take her horse where it hasn't been before.
Zinkhon, president of the board of directors of Northern Kentucky Horse Network, is one of the first to sign up for a program recruiting volunteers to patrol about eight mile... Read More
March 25, 2008
A horse was struck and killed by a vehicle when a herd of horses wandered onto a dark stretch of the Riverside Freeway before dawn Monday morning in the Corona area outside of Los Angeles, Calif.
Eastbound traffic was backed up for miles... Read More
March 23, 2008
The first group of ponies rescued from a farm in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, U.K., early in the New Year are "bouncing back to health," according to Susan Lewis, marketing manager at The Horse Trust.
After three months in quarantine with goo... Read More
March 18, 2008
The sport of eventing lost two equine athletes during the cross-country phase of Red Hills Horse Trials CIC***-W in Tallahassee, Fla., on March 15. Jonathan Holling’s 1996 bay Irish Thoroughbred gelding Direct Merger, owned by Janet Olsen,... Read More
March 17, 2008
Thoroughbred stallion Kingmambo, who missed several days of breeding because of a neurological problem, has returned to action at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
The plan is to have Kingmambo cover a mare a day.... Read More
March 15, 2008
Three horses in Dalton Township, Mich., were found dead on a farm on March 13, and Muskegon County Sheriff's deputies are investigating. Investigators were quoted as saying the horses seemed to be malnourished. One horse's remains was taken to... Read More
March 14, 2008
Hoof Wraps is a bandage designed tough for turn-out. Easily treat common hoof problems like abscess, stone bruise, or use for protection after shoe loss. Hoof Wraps offers you the freedom to turn your horse out to pasture during treatment.... Read More
March 12, 2008
Equine nutritionists and veterinarians will speak at the 16th Annual Nutrition Conference held by Kentucky Equine Research (KER). The conference will take place in Lexington, Ky., on April 15 and 16, 2008, and will focus on advanced management o... Read More
March 10, 2008
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a new session of continuing education courses tailored to equine owners, breeders, and caretakers. This session will cover equine veterinary emergencies. Equine faculty from... Read More
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