Horse Industry News

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire at a barn and adjoining annex located on Rice Road in Lexington across from the rear entrance to the Keeneland stable area.

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Eight Horses Die in Barn Fire near Keeneland Race Course

May 09, 2014

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire in a barn located near the Keeneland stable area.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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BLM Extends Deadline for Herd Growth Suppression Proposals

May 09, 2014

The BLM says it extended the deadline to ensure it receives "the best ideas" for effective contraception.... Read More

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Utah Ranchers Sue BLM over Removal of Excess Animals

May 08, 2014

Utah ranchers accused the BLM of violating federal law by not removing excess wild horses from rangelands. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Short-Term Wild Horse Care Facilities

May 08, 2014

The is soliciting bids for new short-term holding facilities in 17 states for animals removed rangelands.... Read More

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Recycling Tips for Equine Veterinary Practices

May 08, 2014

One equine practitioner shares tips on how veterinary practices and horse farms can "go green."... Read More

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NYTHA Adds Per-Start Fee to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

May 06, 2014

Owners racing horses at New York Racing Association tracks will donate $5 per start to Thoroughbred aftercare.... Read More

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No Serious Equine Injuries Reported after Kentucky Derby

May 05, 2014

However several contenders received treatment for nicks and cuts sustained during the race.... Read More

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Online Equine Exercise Physiology Course Offered

May 04, 2014

The course is designed to teach students about the physiologic pathways important to equine performance.... Read More

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California Chrome Shines in Kentucky Derby

May 03, 2014

Favored California Chrome pulled clear in the stretch to win the May 3 Kentucky Derby by 1 3/4 lengths. ... Read More

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SPANA Launches Fundraising Effort to Train African Farriers

May 03, 2014

A survey found that most cart horses in two Ethiopian towns suffer from problems caused by poor farriery.... Read More

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Walking Horse Owners Sue Blount County Humane Group

May 02, 2014

The owners are seeking $2.1 million in connection with horses seized during a cruelty investigation.... Read More

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Bad Foot Knocks Hoppertunity from Kentucky Derby

May 01, 2014

Trainer Bob Baffert believes the colt has a bruised foot but wants to make 100% sure that is the only issue.... Read More

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Walking Horse Groups Hire Law Firm

May 01, 2014

The groups hired a law firm to request an investigation into USDA Veterinary Medical Officers.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Vet to Support Oaks, Derby Telecasts

May 01, 2014

Dr. Larry Bramlage will provide horse health reports to the media at the Kentucky Oaks and Derby. ... Read More

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Tornadoes Foster Summer Storm Tips

April 30, 2014

Get tips on how to help your horses stay safe during tornadoes and other summer storms.... Read More

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Kansas Horse Euthanized after Contracting EHV-1

April 30, 2014

Officials reported that the horse in northeast Kansas was confirmed positive for non-neurotrophic EHV-1. ... Read More

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Senior Horse Superstar Spotlight: 2014 Rolex Competitors

April 29, 2014

Meet the horses approaching senior status that contested this year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.... Read More

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Legislation would Protect N.Y. Carriage Horse Industry

April 28, 2014

The legislation would keep municipalities from limiting or eliminating permits issued to carriage operators.... Read More

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Arena Footing Discussed at FEI Sports Forum

April 28, 2014

One session reviewed the Equine Surfaces White Paper, a study on surfaces' effects horses orthopedic health.... Read More

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Nolen-Walston Receives Award for Distinguished Teaching

April 27, 2014

Assistant professor Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.... Read More

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ELCR Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

April 26, 2014

The campaign will support the development of a planning and zoning guide for horse-friendly communities. ... Read More

The Horse Editor-in-Chief Stephanie L. Church and International Four-Star Eventer Lynn Symansky talked horse care during the 2014 Rolex Ride The Course event.

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Rolex from a Different View

April 25, 2014

Join The Horse's Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Church as she takes a ride around the Rolex course.... Read More

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Conference on Climate Change and Horses Scheduled

April 23, 2014

Lecture topics will include infectious diseases and climate change and water conservation, among others.... Read More

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Deadline for USA Equestrian Trust Grants is May 5

April 21, 2014

In 2013, the trust awarded nearly $265,000 to equine nonprofits to help fund more than a dozen projects.... Read More

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2014 AHC Issues Forum Scheduled for June 24

April 20, 2014

The forum will seek to answer questions related to the drop in horses registered over the past five years. ... Read More