Horse Industry News

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Researchers Pinpoint Influential Factors for Horse Welfare

November 12, 2015

Learn which factors have the biggest impact on stalled horses' welfare and how owners can improve their environments.... Read More

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Leptospirosis: Protect Your Horse (And Yourself!)

November 11, 2015

Leptospirosis can cause abortion, uveitis (moon blindness), and kidney/liver disease in horses. Now there's a vaccine.... Read More

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Top Tweets from the World Horse Welfare Conference

November 11, 2015

Take-homes on racehorse welfare, obseity, euthanasia, horse keeping and training, and more.... Read More

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Horses Helping Veterans: Yesterday and Today

November 11, 2015

From being stationed on battlefields to serving soldiers returning home, horses have a long history with the military.... Read More

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Prosecutor: Evidence Lacking in Loxahatchee Slaughter Case

November 10, 2015

A prosecutor said evidence is lacking in alleged illegal horse slaughter cases connected to raids at three farms.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Unwanted Barn Guests

November 10, 2015

Of the 1,338 poll respondents, 682 (51%) said they use cats to control rodents in their barn and feed-storage areas. ... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Launches Ocala Initiative, Receives Gift

November 10, 2015

The Ocala Initiative is designed to build support for equine health and welfare research in Florida.... Read More

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Adopting Aging Equids

November 10, 2015

November is "Adopt a Senior Pet" month. Have you adopted or taken in a senior horse? ... Read More

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NYSGC to Screen Racehorses for Heart Issues

November 09, 2015

The commission hopes a smartphone-based ECG device could help reduce risk of sudden death of racehorses.... Read More

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New Synthetic Opioid Found by New York Racing Lab

November 09, 2015

The drug, AH-7921, is one of the novel psychoactive substances that continue to emerge onto the designer drug market. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Head Control Equipment Use in Horses

November 09, 2015

Such equipment appeared most prevalent in sales advertisements for more expensive, higher-level horses, scientists said.... Read More

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Pictured Pair Uninvolved in Florida Slaughter Case

November 09, 2015

Two men thought to have information about the slaughter of a high-ticket show jumper were not involved in the incident.... Read More

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Texas A&M Equine Complex Honors Donors

November 08, 2015

Officials hope the complex will impact the equine industry through research and collaborative outreach programs.... Read More

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SPANA Launches Veterinary Services in Botswana

November 07, 2015

The charity will establish veterinary services to improve the health and welfare of more than 24,000 working donkeys.... Read More

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K-State Breaks Ground on Equine Performance Testing Center

November 07, 2015

Kansas State University hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a $2.8 million state-of-the-art equine facility on Nov. 4.... Read More

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Pair Sought for Questioning in Show Horse Slaughter Case

November 06, 2015

Authorities believe two men could have information about the slaughter of a show jumping horse in Palmetto.... Read More

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Brooke USA Names Marquez-Dulin Executive Director

November 06, 2015

Emily Marquez-Dulin will work to advance Brooke USA's mission of helping working equids around the world.... Read More

Congratulations to Heather Morrissey on her winning photo in our contest!

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2015 Hallowhinny Photo Contest

November 05, 2015

Here are some of our favorite photos of horses in costume submitted by fans for the Hallowhinny photo contest.... Read More

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Rita Crundwell's Trophies Go To Auction

November 05, 2015

More than 700 horse show trophies won by the convicted embezzler will be sold in an online auction this month. ... Read More

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New Drug for Insulin-Resistant Horses in Development

November 05, 2015

Scientists are investigating an active pharmaceutical ingredient called NP-500 with studies in horses.... Read More

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was greeted at FEI Headquarters by the stallion Sarango after meetings with an FEI delegation.

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IOC President, FEI Discuss Olympic Agenda 2020

November 05, 2015

Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic road map for the future of the Olympic movement.... Read More

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Hyperflexion in Review

November 05, 2015

Does hyperflexion have negative effects or does it help improve horses' performance? Scientists review the research.... Read More

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Accountability for USEF Drugs and Medications Violations

November 04, 2015

The USEF approved a rule change which expands the range of responsible parties for drug and medication violations.... Read More

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TAA Accredits Additional Organizations

November 04, 2015

There are now 56 accredited aftercare organizations using more than 180 facilities across the United States and Canada.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Assistance in Identifying Abandoned Horses

November 03, 2015

Two domestic horses were found abandoned and suffering from extreme malnutrition, dehydration, and physical abuse.... Read More