When planning a horse breeding operation, consider how many mares and stallions you can handle, if you will offer live cover, artificial insemination, or both, and then determine your equipment and building needs from there (seeking expert advice).Read More
Articles by Liz Brown
Racing is a physically demanding sport, and even with the best intentions many racehorses end up with an injury that forces them into retirement from the track. And while some horses have serious enough injuries to warrant euthanasia or full pasture retirement, many horses, with proper treatment and time, can be rehabilitated and go on to second careers.Read More
First-time horse breeders Wilem and Tineka Vos, of Paris, Ontario, Canada, had to do a double-take when their Clydesdale mare gave birth just over two weeks ago. At about 5:30 a.m. on April 29, Wilem went out to the barn to see a filly on the ground and a colt in the process of being delivered by their mare, Bonnie.Read More
A horse that was given only a 2% chance of survival four months ago, following a freak accident, was discharged from the University of Tennessee Equine Hospital April 18.
About 100 well-wishers were present to celebrate Amigo’s recovery. The 10-year-old Arabian endurance horse has been fighting for his life at the UT Equine Hospital since January after a 3-foot-long branch somehow pierced hiRead More
Income plays a significant role in how owners use their horses, according to a recent survey.
The findings are part of the American Horse Publications nationwide online survey, conducted from Oct. 15, 2009, to Jan. 31, 2010, which reRead More
Vaccination and deworming are an integral part of horse health care routines, according to respondents of a recent survey, but only a fraction of owners consult their veterinarians when it comes to parasite control.
The findings areRead More
What to do with unwanted horses is the most urgent issue facing the equine industry, according to responses from a recent survey.
The findings are part of the American Horse Publications nationwide online survey, conducted from Oct.Read More
A horse owner’s age is a major predictor in how involved they will be in the horse industry, according to a new survey.
The findings are part of the American Horse Publications online nationwide survey, conducted from Oct. 15, 20Read More
The way horse owners obtain equine health information has a lot do with their age, according to a recent survey.
The findings are part of the American Horse Publications online nationwide survey, conducted from Oct. 15, 2009, to Jan.Read More
The costs of keeping horses have risen for the majority of owners in the last three years, with those in the southeast and south central United States being the hardest hit by escalating feed and fuel prices.
The findings are part ofRead More