Recent News for Horse Industry Controversies

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NYTHA to Invest in New Drug Testing Equipment

September 02, 2015

The triple quadrupole mass spectrometer will be used to screen for new drugs alleged to be used in horse racing.... Read More

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FEI President Pushes 'Clean Sport' Message

September 01, 2015

The FEI is preparing to launch the global Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Program on Jan. 1, 2016.... Read More

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BLM Utah Proposes Wild Horse and Burro Research Projects

September 01, 2015

The BLM will work with the United States Geological Survey to conduct several studies on wild horses and burros.... Read More

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Commission: Indiana Grand Cobalt Results 'Pristine'

September 01, 2015

After 60 days of racing, all of the 221 samples tested were beneath the of 25 ppb (parts per billion) threshold. ... Read More

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BLM Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

August 31, 2015

The BLM said it hopes to gather and provide feed and water to as many as 200 horses in declining body conditions.... Read More

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Exmoor Ponies Help Revamp the Czech Republic's Landscape

August 29, 2015

The researchers hope the ponies help restore the land to the rich and productive territory it was before World War II.... Read More

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2015 Walking Horse Celebration Begins Amid Accusations

August 28, 2015

The HSUS alleged that trainers and grooms at ThorSport Farm sored horses, but the farm owner disputed the claims.... Read More

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Young Equine Enthusiast Raises Money for UHC

August 28, 2015

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has received a generous donation of $102 from 11-year-old supporter Sophia Hatto.... Read More

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BLM is Still Seeking Information on Wild Horse Shooting

August 26, 2015

A 14-year old palomino stallion was shot and killed with a small caliber gun in July.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Emergency Gather of Idaho Wild Horses

August 26, 2015

The emergency gather aims to maintain herd health and protect rangelands that have been impacted by the Soda Fire.... Read More

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Oklahoma Racetrack Adopts Anti-Slaughter Policy

August 24, 2015

Remington Park has adopted a policy that denies stall space to those who sell retired racehorses for slaughter.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Wild Burros from Bullfrog HMA

August 20, 2015

The BLM is scheduled to gather and remove about 40 wild burros from range near Beatty, Nevada, on Sept. 1. ... Read More

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Hearing to Address Motorized Equipment, Colorado Wild Horses

August 19, 2015

Motorized equipment is used for objectives such as trapping operations, transporting to holding, and monitoring.... Read More

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BLM Decides on Wild Horse Growth Suppression Program

August 19, 2015

The BLM will treat mares in the Water Canyon, Nevada, area with a fertility control vaccine to reduce population growth.... Read More

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Idaho's Soda Fire Claims 27 Wild Horses

August 18, 2015

The horses residing in the Hardtrigger herd management area were unable to escape the fast-moving wildfire.... Read More

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Attorneys: Horse Racing Drug Prosecutions on Solid Ground

August 17, 2015

A group of attorneys believe horse racing's anti-doping rules will continue to withstand legal challenge.... Read More

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Wild Horse Advisory Board Nominations Close Sept. 28

August 17, 2015

Nominees are needed to represent humane advocacy groups and wildlife and livestock management organizations.... Read More

Horse owner Karen Steenhof prepares to evacuate her Murphy, Idaho, property in the face of the massive Soda fire, which has already destroyed more than 287,000 acres .

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Idaho Wildfire Impacts Horse Owners, Wild Horses

August 16, 2015

Officials in southwest Idaho are combating a wildfire that's threatening both wild and domestic horses. ... Read More

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BLM to Begin the McGee Mountain Wild Burro Gather

August 14, 2015

The BLM will gather approximately 125 burros from the private property in Nevada starting Aug. 17.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Racehorse Trainer Indicted

August 14, 2015

The Thoroughbred trainer was indicted on charges connected to illegally administering substances to racehorses.... Read More

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BLM to Hold Tour for McGee Mountain Burro Gather

August 13, 2015

The public/media pre-gather tour for the McGee Mountain wild burro water- and bait-trap gather will take place Aug. 18.... Read More

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FEI Maintains Provisional Suspensions on Swiss Jumpers

August 10, 2015

The jumping horses--Nino des Buissonnets, Nasa, and Charivari KG--tested positive for prohibited substances.... Read More

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Federal Legislation to Reform Medication Rules Discussed

August 10, 2015

Speakers at a meeting agreed that Thoroughbred racing should continue pursuing legislation to reform medication rules.... Read More

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BLM Investigation into Wyoming Horse Killings Continues

August 07, 2015

Additionally, cash rewards related to the shooting deaths of 21 horses have increased to a total of $7,000.... Read More

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BLM Begins 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range Gather

August 06, 2015

The BLM expects to remove 15 to 20 horses, aged 1 to 3 years. All gathered horses will be available for adoption.... Read More