Recent News for Business Management

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Tax on Horse Sales Proposed in Oklahoma

May 13, 2016

Oklahoma currently levies a sales tax of 8.357% on livestock, but horse sales are exempt.... Read More

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Spring Cleaning Your Feed Room

May 09, 2016

Save time and money by giving your feed room a good spring cleaning with these tips.... Read More

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The Prepurchase Exam: What to Expect

May 03, 2016

The decision to buy a horse is a big one, and the prepurchase exam is an important step in the process.... Read More

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Cracking the Tax Code

April 13, 2016

Having trouble interpreting taxspeak as it applies to the horse industry? Read on. ... Read More

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Breeze Times, Sale Prices, and Racetrack Performance

March 26, 2016

Researchers recently investigated factors that impact prices paid for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds sold at undertack sales.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Achieving the Work-Life-Riding Balance

March 22, 2016

Of the 441 respondents, 330 (75%) said they work full time but still find time to ride and care for their horses. ... Read More

Star, a 32-year-old mare, survived equine herpesvirus earlier this month. She had the respiratory form of the disease.

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How I Navigated EHV-1 in My Boarding Barn

February 26, 2016

A barn owner describes dealing with equine herpesvirus on her farm and shares what she learned from the experience.... Read More

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I Bought a Horse with a Behavior Problem. Now What?

January 22, 2016

An equine lawyer addresses buyer options after purchasing a horse with an unknown or undisclosed behavioral issue.... Read More

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Rehoming Your Horse? Remember These Tips

January 13, 2016

Finding a safe home for a horse is not an easy process. Do your homework to ensure your horse lands in a good place.... Read More

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Congress Passes Bills With Horse Industry Implications

January 06, 2016

In December Congress passed three bills that include provisions favorable to the horse industry.... Read More

The prepurchase veterinarian works for and is paid by the buyer and should be impartial and have no financial stake in the sale. The buyer owns the rights to the obtained information, including radiographic images (X rays) and test results.

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The Horse's Top Blog Posts of 2015

December 26, 2015

Popular blog topics included pasture management, old horses, saddle fit, trailer safety, and more.... Read More

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How to Become an Organized Horse Owner in 10 Days

December 23, 2015

Here are 10 steps to help you get your horse life organized for the new year.... Read More

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Addressing Old Racing Injuries in Prepurchase Exams

December 23, 2015

How do I explain a horse's previous injury to a potential buyer?... Read More

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Congress Passes Three-Year Tax Depreciation for Racehorses

December 21, 2015

Congress passed important tax incentives for horse owners as part of comprehensive budget and tax legislation.... Read More

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The Liability of Leasing a Horse to a Kid

November 27, 2015

Have you considered leasing a horse? To a minor? An equine lawyer explains the risk. ... Read More

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Choosing an Ex-Racehorse

November 11, 2015

Before you take the plunge, learn what to be wary of as well as what to expect when choosing an ex-racehorse.... Read More

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November KENA Meeting to Focus on Building Equine Businesses

October 29, 2015

The meeting will be held Nov. 17 at Fasig-Tipton and is open to both equine professionals and horse owners.... Read More

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On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More

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10 Insurance Resources on TheHorse.com

August 20, 2015

Find out how insurance can help you deal with unexpected happenings at your farm, major horse health issues, and more.... Read More

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Keeping Records

August 20, 2015

Always err on the side of keeping more records than you think you actually need, but keep them organized.... Read More

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Hoof Radiographs: More Than Meets the Eye

August 12, 2015

Something on the X rays looks a bit off--is it significant or of no consequence? It depends on what you find.... Read More

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My Horse Has a Fever. Now What?

August 04, 2015

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More

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The Conformationally Challenged Athlete

July 20, 2015

No horse is perfect, and many with conformational flaws go on to compete successfully. What can you live with and how?... Read More

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UK Equine Law Conference Held in April

June 26, 2015

Discussion topics ranged from medications in racing and sport horse fields to equine insurance provisions, and more.... Read More

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What You Need to Know about Horse Sale Commissions

June 12, 2015

Learn how to protect yourself from undisclosed profit-taking when buying or selling horses with a trainer's help.... Read More