Safety

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Stronach Group Names O'Neil Equine Health, Safety Director

July 31, 2014

Robert O'Neil, DVM, is a veterinarian with more than 35 years' experience in the Thoroughbred industry.... Read More

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Cross-Training Sport Horses for Body and Mind

July 31, 2014

Cross-training is a "central pillar" to athletic success and longevity, one veterinarian says. Learn why.... Read More

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Lightning Strike Kills Mississippi Rider, Horse

July 15, 2014

In the wake of the 23-year-old rider's death, learn how to protect yourself from a lightning strike.... Read More

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Information Collection Key in Maintaining Track Surfaces

July 10, 2014

Presenters discussed how improved information collection is helping to improve racetrack surfaces.... Read More

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Panel: Culture Change Needed in Thoroughbred Racing

July 09, 2014

Panelists pushed for better communication and more transparency to help keep racehorses safe.... Read More

Store chemicals or medications in special designated locations to they don't contaminate horse feed or poison children or pets around the barn.

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Storing Toxic Substances in Stables

July 09, 2014

Find out how to use, store, and discard flammable, toxic, or hazardous products found on horse farms.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horses on the Fourth of July

July 08, 2014

Of the 716 respondents, 203 people (28%) said they bring their horses into a barn before fireworks start.... Read More

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International Helmet Awareness Day to Take Place July 12

July 07, 2014

Riders4Helmets has teamed with leading helmet manufacturers and retailers to offer education and discounts.... Read More

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Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

July 02, 2014

Spend time minimizing hazards on your property through identification and removal. Here's what to look for.... Read More

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Movies and TV's Effect on Real-Life Horse Extractions

June 19, 2014

Real life shouldn't emulate art when it comes to working with and rescuing large animals.... Read More

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Buck Brannaman on How to Prepare Your Horse for a Vet Visit

June 19, 2014

Clinician Buck Brannaman shares what you need to know to get a horse ready for a veterinary exam.... Read More

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Compounded Drug Eyed in Thoroughbred Deaths

May 13, 2014

The FDA is investigating whether a compounded medication might have played a role in two horses' deaths.... Read More

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New NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance Code Available

April 07, 2014

The NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance's 2014 Code of Standards is now available for public comment.... Read More

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Safety: What to Look for in a Barn

March 26, 2014

What safety concerns should you look for when selecting a new stable for your horse? ... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Set for July 8-9

January 23, 2014

The two-day workshop brings together a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities.... Read More

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Fireworks Displays Prompt Warning for Animal Owners

December 31, 2013

Horse owners are being reminded to prepare animals this New Year’s Eve ahead of noisy fireworks displays.... Read More

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Congressional Hearing on Horse Racing Scheduled

November 18, 2013

A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a hearing on horse racing safety and integrity for Nov. 21. ... Read More

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New British Horse Industry Health and Safety Guide Published

November 17, 2013

The sixth edition of the Health and Safety in the Racing and Breeding Industry guide is available. ... 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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Jockey Club to Fund Jockey Concussion Tests

November 09, 2013

The Jockey Club will fund concussion testing for jockeys who use the Jockey Health Information System.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: No Expense Spared on Integrity

November 01, 2013

Breeders' Cup believes it is prepared in the areas of horse safety and security for the World Championships.... Read More

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Suffolk Downs Earns NTRA Re-accreditation

October 12, 2013

Officials say Suffolk Downs has made several significant improvements from its initial inspection in 2011. ... Read More

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Understanding Horse Behavior Might Prevent Human Injury

October 10, 2013

With improved understanding of equine behavior, riders can avoid potentially harmful horse situations.... Read More

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Reflective Riding Equipment's Effect on Road Safety

July 31, 2013

Reflective equipment use doesn't appear to affect the occurrence or absence of near misses with traffic.... Read More

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Behavior Knowledge Deficits May Fuel Horse-Related Accidents

July 19, 2013

Greater knowledge about horse body language could mean fewer horse-related accidents in Danish riding schools.... Read More