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Behind the Scenes: Transporting Elite Equine Athletes by Air

Get the scoop on what went in to transporting 40 horses from Europe to Las Vegas for the upcoming FEI World Cup Finals. Read More

Tips for a Successful Spring Turnout

Here's how to ensure your horse receives ample nutrition and stays healthy while grazing spring pasture. Read More

AVC to Host Workshop on Equine Welfare

Dr. Kathleen MacMillan will speak on equine welfare April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Atlantic Veterinary College. Read More

Freeman Named Appleton Professor at University of Florida

Dr. David Freeman's research interests include treatment of diseases that cause colic in horses. Read More

Eventer Ashker to Present at Thoroughbreds For All Event

Three-day eventer Laine Ashker will speak at the event taking place April 24 at West Wind Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Read More

Richardson to Discuss 'Fixing Broken Horses'

Dr. Dean Richardson will present examples of current state-of-the-art equine fracture treatments. Read More

Winner of 2015 Annual Equine Industry Vision Award Selected

The winner will be announced June 19 during the AHP Tally-Ho at the Alamo Seminar in San Antonio, Texas. Read More

Ohio Adopts 'Use of the Whip' Rule for Standardbreds

While there are already regulations in place for whip use in harness races, the new rule is more restrictive. Read More

BLM Colorado Seeks Comment on Proposed Wild Horse Gather

The BLM is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado. Read More

Equine Canada, Government Developing Biosecurity Standard

The farm-level biosecurity standard is designed to help protect Canada's equine industry from animal diseases. Read More

TAHC Releases All EHV Quarantines in Galveston County

Three Galveston County, Texas, horses previously tested positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV). Read More

Kentucky Horse Park to Honor Cigar with Statue

Cigar died last October following complications from surgery for severe osteoarthritis in his neck. Read More

Vets in Australia Support New Biosecurity Bills

The bills are designed to strengthen control measures to better manage the risk of diseases entering Australia. Read More

Kentucky HPBA, Keeneland, Churchill Downs to Support TAA

Consenting owners will donate $5 to the TAA when their horses start and the two tracks will match donations. Read More

Ohio Racing Stakeholders Discuss Medication Rules, Cobalt

The group discussed model medication rules, testing procedures, and cobalt thresholds at a recent meeting. Read More

EHV Reported in Pennsylvania

A quarantine has been placed on a farm in the Dover area of York County, officials said. Read More

Gulfstream Park Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

Best practices cited included reporting of injuries and fatalities, post-race inspections, and more. Read More

Kentucky Horse Council Announces New Executive Director

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced that Katy Ross will serve as its new executive director. Read More

Horse PAC Releases 2014 Annual Report

In 2014 Horse PAC raised $293,405 and disbursed $227,000 to federal political candidates and leadership PACs. Read More

Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 22-23

The board will discuss issues relating to the management of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands. Read More

Stray Mexican Donkey Tests Positive for Glanders

The stray donkey tested positive after being apprehended and quarantined at a USDA holding pen in Texas. Read More

It's Not Too Early to Vaccinate Horses Against EEE, WNV

Horses require two doses of the vaccinations initially and then boosters at least annually. Read More

RMTC Board Approves Cobalt Threshold

The cobalt threshold will be submitted to the RCI for consideration as a model rule at its April meeting. Read More

Updated Security Protocols for Blue Grass Stakes Horses

Measures include out-of-competition drug testing, increased security, monitoring veterinary records, and more. Read More

Martin, Equine Sports Medicine Pioneer, Dies at Age 68

Benson (Ben) Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD, died March 18 at the age of 68 following a long illness. Read More