drought

Drought In Australia Affecting Even Large Thoroughbred Farms

Drought conditions in Australia are affecting all livestock owners, including large Thoroughbred breeding farms, with an increased cost for hay and the potential for limited quality hay in the near future. Farms like Yarraman Stud and Arrowfield are considering or have implemented an additional fee on horse owners to cover the rising cost of quality […]

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Hay Forecasts Bleak As Unprecedented Drought Predicted

The worst drought of the past 1,000 years is predicted to hit the Southwest and Central Plains in the coming decades, according to a NASA study out earlier this year, ravaging all or part of 17 states from California to Louisiana to Minnesota. According to multiple drought projection models, both regions are set to experience […]

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Australia: Thoroughbred Industry Helping Families Affected By Drought

Christmas may be well and truly behind us, but the Thoroughbred Breeders Queensland Association Christmas Cheer Project is continuing. Thanks to the generosity of so many people across Australia almost $100,000 was raised in the month leading up to Christmas to spread some Christmas Cheer and provide hampers to drought stricken families. What started as […]

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California Drought Creates Desperate Situation for Horse Owners

Unusually dry weather in central California is beginning to take a toll on ranchers and horse farmers, according to a CNN report on Thursday. Horse owner Harold Kelly admitted to borrowing money to feed his animals hay during a part of the year when they could normally rely on pasture. Others have reached the end […]

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