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Ashlee Bond Claims Longines Win with Chela LS at Thermal

Ashlee Bond and Chela LS marked their official comeback to jump the only double clear in the $100K Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Thermal....
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Justin Nelzen Death Ruled Suicide

Justin Nelzen Death Ruled Suicide

Silent Crisis A Montgomery County, TX pathologist ruled Justin Nelzen, the 40-year-old owner of EquiPro, committed suicide by hanging. He died at his residence on Wednesday, January 11. Nelzen worked as a farrie...
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Equine Therapy for Cancer Patients

Horses Heal through Equine Therapy for Cancer Patients

by Jenny Holt   Equine Therapy Retreats for Cancer Patients Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy: the list of cancer treatments are endless. Treatment is also avail...
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Beezie Madden 2014 WEG in Normandy CORTES C

Kentucky Horse Park Withdraws from 2022 WEG Consideration

Slovakia Only Candidate The Kentucky Horse Park Commission voted Friday to withdraw from consideration to host the 2022 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). The park's commission expressed concern regarding the stag...
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Justin Nelzen the horse hero dies at 40

Justin Nelzen, Texas Flood Horse Hero, Dies at 40

Justin Nelzen became the nation's horse hero when he saved over 25 horses from Houston's raging floods last spring. Now, he is gone. ...
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Horses May Assist Dementia Patients: Study

Horses May Help Dementia Patients: Study

Every 67 seconds a person in the United States develops dementia. A pilot study suggests horses may improve dementia patients' quality of life by looking at multiple indicators....
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Horse hero swims next to a horse he is bringing to shore during Houston's flooding.

Top 9 Horse News Stories of 2016

A Texas horse trainer saves 25 horses from drowning in Houston's raging flood waters. Justin Nelzen said, "when I got there immediately I noticed a horse was caught in a fence and was in danger of drowning." Nelzen is ou...
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Beezie Madden 2014 WEG in Normandy CORTES C

Kentucky Horse Park Vies for FEI WEG 2022

FEI World Equestrian Games 2022 The Federation Equestre International announces Kentucky is in the running to host the World Equestrian Games 2022. Lexington is one of two candidate cities that may put on th...
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Short List Named for U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team

Equestrians May Get Numbers Boost in Olympics

2020 Tokyo Olympics An Olympic format change may allow equestrians from more countries to compete at the next Olympics. The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) states national governing bodies voted in fav...
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PET imaging for equines

Complex Horse Lameness Cases Benefit from PET Scan: Vets

Breakthrough in equine imaging Horse owners with equines suffering from difficult to diagnosis lameness issues may benefit from positron emission tomography scanning (PET). The diagnostic imaging tool is now available...
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Tryon Named Host 2018 WEG

The FEI has named Tryon International Center, in North Carolina, the official host of the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018. ...
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Economic Impact of Horses on Horse Industry

Economic Impact Study Planned to Assess U.S. Horse Industry

2017 Horse Economic Impact Study A 2005 national study found the horse industry has a $102 billion impact on the United States economy. The American Horse Council (AHC) is updating its figures from 2005 and 1996 in t...
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Find out USEF's horse welfare rule violation types and the penalties that go along with it.

New Showgrounds Coming to Ocala, Florida

Central Florida developers will break ground on new showgrounds developed by World Equestrian Center in the next 30-days....
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Sgt Reckless is the little horse that was a war hero.

Sgt. Reckless Honored as Ultimate Marine

A veteran said, "she's not a horse, she's a Marine," at Camp Pendleton during the celebration of a special wartime hero - Sgt. Reckless. ...
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The Equine Smartbit

Hi-Tech Horse Bit Claims Real-time Communication

Equestrians may be able to see how their horse is feeling in real-time thanks to a new wearable high-tech device for equines....
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TF Kreisler

TF Kreisler Dies at Woodside International Horse Trials

Cross Country Death A cross-country accident claims the life of the grey gelding TF Kreisler at the Woodside International Horse Trials in California. The horse's rider and owner, Sara Sellmer, of Kamloops, British...
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Boyd Martin and Trading Aces Unbeatable in $50K Wellington Eventing Showcase

Boyd Martin's Former Eventer Trading Aces Dies

Boyd Martin's former eventing horse turned equitation mount Trading Aces dies suddenly of cardiac arrest....
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Outbreaks of equine viral arteritis may result in significant economic losses to the equine industry. It may cause pregnancy loss in mares, death in young foals and establish a carrier state in stallions.

Kentucky's Gluck Center Creates Equine Arteritis Virus Test

Outbreaks of equine viral arteritis may result in significant economic losses to the equine industry. It may cause pregnancy loss in mares, death in young foals and establish a carrier state in stallions. ...
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This indicates that horses both had an understanding of the consequence of their choice on own thermal comfort, and that they successfully had learned to communicate their preference by using the symbols.

Horses Use Symbols to Communicate Preferences

A study finds horses can use symbols to communicate their preferences with their human counterparts....
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Frederik the Great

The Fabio of Friesians: Frederik

Fabio of Friesians Calling all mares! Stephen Colbert nose to nose with Frederik the Great is the 'mane' event, which says something when you're talking about a Friesian. The Friesian appeared on The Late Show ...
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