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Vet says Lasix ‘most abused drug’ in racing

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vet says Lasix ‘most abused drug’ in racing

Gary Priest speaks out against current veterinary business model.

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Pigeon fever vaccine sales halted due to gut issues in some horses

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pigeon fever vaccine sales halted due to gut issues in some horses

Unexpected gastrointestinal tract events seen in some animals.

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Horse sport reform: You’re either forum, or against ‘em

| April 20, 2015 | 1 Comment
Horse sport reform: You’re either forum, or against ‘em

FEI reform proposals are suddenly looking very real.

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Spotlight on OTTBs at USA’s biggest three-day-event

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spotlight on OTTBs at USA’s biggest three-day-event

Recycled racehorses taking on the warmbloods at this week’s RK3DE.

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California moves against cobalt use in racehorses

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
California moves against cobalt use in racehorses

Another racing jurisdiction clamps down on use of the trace element.

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Authorities seize 54 Tennessee walking horses

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Authorities seize 54 Tennessee walking horses

Animals now in the care of three charities.

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Shorter dressage formats crucial to discipline’s future, survey finds

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shorter dressage formats crucial to discipline’s future, survey finds

“Dressage requires some changes, not all of which might be welcomed.”

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Consultants label WEG too complex, too costly

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Consultants label WEG too complex, too costly

Event plagued by problems in recent years, says strategic review.

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Two-day race format proposed for WEG endurance

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Two-day race format proposed for WEG endurance

Suggestion would see 100km covered each day.

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Super cute: rare new zebra foal born in US

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Super cute: rare new zebra foal born in US

Birth of Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra filly foal in Virginia is ‘significant’.

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Greens seek review of horse welfare in British racing

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greens seek review of horse welfare in British racing

“If the industry puts welfare first … it has nothing to fear.”

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Valegro to be immortalised as a Breyer model

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Valegro to be immortalised as a Breyer model

December launch of sculpture of world’s leading dressage horse.

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World Cup warmup: leading horses strut their stuff

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
World Cup warmup: leading horses strut their stuff

Horses and riders in familiarisation session with the arena in Vegas.

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All you need to know: World Cup jumping and dressage finals

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
All you need to know: World Cup jumping and dressage finals

The gen on horse sport’s biggest event this weekend.

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Korean noblewoman buried with her horse gear

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Korean noblewoman buried with her horse gear

Man lying beside her was probably sacrificed, say experts.

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Phar Lap’s Cup winning shoe tops sale

| April 16, 2015 | 1 Comment
Phar Lap’s Cup winning shoe tops sale

Hind shoe worn by great horse to win 1930 Melbourne Cup sells for $38,000.

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Rescued ponies named after “Poldark” characters

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rescued ponies named after “Poldark” characters

Three ponies on England’s Bodmin Moor were in need of urgent help.

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Google doodle honors the Pony Express

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Google doodle honors the Pony Express

Google users treated to a horse-themed game.

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Time running out for first dibs on Rio 2016 tickets

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Time running out for first dibs on Rio 2016 tickets

Ordering now guarantees participation in second ticket draw in July 2015.

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All World Cup horses pass first inspection

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
All World Cup horses pass first inspection

All dressage horses pass and one jumper held for re-inspection.

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