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Homes Sought for Arabian Horses

February 24, 2012

A herd of more than 40 Arabian horses belonging to a deceased breeder in West Virginia are now in the care of ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report Third Quarter 2011

January 10, 2012

Contagious equine metritis, dourine, influenza, and strangles were among the disease reported.... Read More

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2012 Equine Business Conference Scheduled

December 14, 2011

Topics covered include equine insurance; law; tax and finance; and promotion, marketing, and advertising.... Read More

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Indiana Equine Operations Support $2 Billion Industry

December 05, 2011

Many equine operators view ventures as more hobby than business, according to a Purdue University survey.... Read More

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November KENA Meeting Focuses on Equine Law

November 01, 2011

Joel Turner, chair of the Frost Brown Todd Attorneys, LLC, equine law group, will speak to attendees.... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Receipts Might Stabilize in 2011

October 23, 2011

Strong cash receipts will likely propel Kentucky's agricultural sector, including equine, forward in 2011.... Read More

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Travel Documents: Know What You Need to Travel with Horses

September 20, 2011

Find out what veterinary documents you'll need to secure before you travel with horses. ... Read More

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AHC, AAEP Work With USDA to Coordinate EHV-1 Case Reporting

May 20, 2011

An EHV-1 case reporting system developed by the AHC, AAEP, and USDA:APHIS:VS is now in place.... Read More

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Comprehensive Planning for Equine Organizations

March 23, 2011

In horse-related organizations, as in all business ventures, practical management skills are key to success. But according to Lori Garkovich, PhD, professor in the Department of Community and Leadership Development at the University of Kentucky, many... Read More

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Online Budget Tools for Horse Owners Offered by UK College of Agriculture

December 19, 2010

Budgets might seem tedious and onerous to some, but they can also aid in decision-making related to starting a new business, operating an existing business more efficiently, or for tax purposes. In addition, for those who have horses but do not ... Read More

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Kentucky Farm Cash Receipts Up in 2010, Horses Show Slight Improvement

December 17, 2010

After being hit with a commodity market crash in 2008 and a global recession in 2009, Kentucky's farm economy showed marked improvement in 2010. Agricultural economists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture estimate Kentucky farm ... Read More

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Financing a Horse Business

November 01, 2010

Outside capital is needed to buy big-ticket items or deal with bills in the face of an erratic cash flow.... Read More

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Farm Safety Tips

September 01, 2010

How do you create the safest possible environment for your horses? ... Read More

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Establishing a Horse Business (Book Excerpt)

April 04, 2010

Owning horses can be a serious business for some people or a pleasant hobby for others. There is no legal requirement that a horse operation must be classified as a "business," but if you plan to operate a commercial boarding stable, ... Read More

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Horse Identification Riles Up Readers

February 25, 2010

More than 1,600 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Should some form of permanent identification be required for every horse in the United States?"

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Canadian Rules Could Impact Slaughter Exports

February 15, 2010

New Canadian horse processing regulations could slow the flow of U.S. horses to slaughter plants there, say equine welfare advocates.

Last month the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) advised all Canadian owners of horses that co... Read More

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Woman Fined for Forging Horse Health Documents

February 09, 2010

A Boscobel, Wisc., woman has been fined for selling horses without testing them for disease and forging documents claiming the tests had been done, the state veterinarian's office said.

In a plea bargain, Carol Swenson pleaded no... Read More

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NY May Demand Horses' Complete Vet Records

August 08, 2009

State racing regulators in New York, seeking additional and timely information about medications given to racehorses, are eyeing a major crackdown on recordkeeping practices of Thoroughbred owners and trainers.

In what one official... Read More

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Horses Transported to Mexico Require Permanent ID

August 04, 2009

As of May 2009, U.S. horses are required to have identification when being transported into Mexico.

The regulations were changed to improve animal identification and because of the reappearance of contagious equine metritis (CEM), a... Read More

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House Funding Bill Excludes Animal Identification System

June 16, 2009

The National Animal Identification System (NAIS) will receive no new funding under a 2010 spending bill proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture, Rural Development, and FDA appropriations subcommittee. Chairwoman Rosa L. DeLauro... Read More

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Mine That Bird's Registration Papers Reported Stolen

June 03, 2009

Trainer Chip Woolley Jr., who trains Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird, woke up the morning of June 2 to find his truck had been broken into at the Louisville hotel where he was staying. The registration papers for Mine That Bird were missing... Read More

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Bankruptcy: Can I Keep My Horse?

April 02, 2009

What happens to the horses if their owner declares bankruptcy? ... Read More

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Competent Horse Care

April 01, 2009

Timely deworming, immunizations, and farrier work are only part of the equation. Ongoing observation is required to ensure your horse is properly fed and cared for.... Read More

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Keeping Financial Records: For The Record

February 12, 2009

Tame that pile of unorganized paperwork through the year to optimize the horse and farm ownership experience.... Read More

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For the Record: Taxes and Recordkeeping

February 01, 2009

Tame that wild pile of unorganized paperwork throughout the year to optimize the horse and farm ownership experience.

Editor's Note: This article provides general information only, and readers should consult with a... Read More