Horse Industry News

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KHC Elects New Directors, Honors Retiring Directors

December 02, 2013

The KHC welcomed returning and new board members following elections at the annual membership meeting. ... Read More

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Horse Expo Pomona Returns Feb. 7-9, 2014

December 01, 2013

This year's expo will feature more than 300 exhibits featuring products and services.... Read More

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BCHA Gets the Job Done with Low Impact on the Land

November 30, 2013

The BCHA recently helped renovate some public facilities using horses and mules to transport equipment.... Read More

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KHC Honors Industry Contributors with Excellence Awards

November 28, 2013

The swards recognize those whose dedication and innovation positively impact the Kentucky equine community.... Read More

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UK College of Agriculture, Food, & Environment Has New Dean

November 27, 2013

Nancy Cox, PhD, has accepted the position as dean of the UK College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment.... Read More

Working Horse with boy in Ethiopia

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Ethiopian Working Horses: First Impressions

November 27, 2013

Stephanie shares her first impressions of working horses in Ethiopia. ... Read More

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Zoetis Provides $1.2 Million to AAEP, FFA, AABP Programs

November 26, 2013

Zoetis raised $1,231,243 to benefit students through the AAEP Foundation, FFA, the AABP Foundation.... Read More

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Equine Activity Statutes: Fact and Fiction

November 25, 2013

Find out if you live in a state with an equine activity statute and what that means for you.... Read More

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Utah Man Accuses AQHA of Anti-Trust Violations

November 23, 2013

The Quarter Horse trainer alleges the AQHA violated anti-trust laws by preventing him from earning a living. ... Read More

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Well-cared-for donkeys graze near their wagon near Limuru, Kenya.

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Practical Ways to Help Working Equids

November 22, 2013

Dr. Bob Mealey of Washington State University describes how you can help working donkeys and horses. ... Read More

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Rodeo Team Makes its Debut at UK

November 20, 2013

The University of Kentucky Rodeo Team joins a stable of equine clubs and teams available to UK students. ... Read More

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The Top 10 Goofy Places I've Found Bits of Hay

November 19, 2013

Does it ever feel like hay is following you around everywhere you go?... Read More

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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

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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