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Salt River Horses so Far Safe From Bush Fire

April 27, 2017

The Cactus fire broke out on April 25 and has consumed about 25 acres.... Read More


ARCI Panel Discusses How to Stop Cheating in Horse Racing

April 18, 2017

A panel believes keys include additional out-of-competition testing, investigators, and research. ... Read More


Canadian Plant Stops Processing Horses

April 17, 2017

A Quebec facility announced April 12 that it would cease horse processing because new regulations impacted profits. ... Read More


Adopting a Mustang: What It Takes

April 13, 2017

Considering adopting a mustang? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More


BLM to Host Public Tour of Axtell Wild Horse Corrals

April 10, 2017

The tour of the Utah facility will take place April 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., local time.... Read More


FEI Announces Six New Prohibited Substance Cases

April 07, 2017

All cases involve the use of substances banned under the FEI's Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations.... Read More


Appeals Court Upholds Wild Horse Removal Ruling

April 05, 2017

The ruling dismissed a lawsuit asking the BLM to remove horses from some Nevada ranges to protect the ecologic balance.... Read More


Challis Field Office Offers Wild Horse Viewing

April 03, 2017

The public can view gathered horses at the Challis Wild Horse Corrals, in Idaho, April 5-6, from 3-5 p.m., local time.... Read More


House Members Reintroduce PAST Act

April 01, 2017

Reps. Ted Yoho and Kurt Schrader introduced the legislation that would stiffen penalties for those convicted of soring.... Read More


Security Protocols for Horses in 2017 Blue Grass Stakes

March 31, 2017

Measures cover arrival times, veterinary treatments and records, out-of-competition drug testing, and more.... Read More


Petitioners Ask Trump to Lift UDSA Anti-Soring Rule Freeze

March 30, 2017

The USDA rule was one of several regulations approved but ultimately frozen after the administration change in January.... Read More


BLM, University of Wyoming Horse Movement Study Progressing

March 29, 2017

Researchers have placed GPS tracking collars on 14 wild mares and returned them to the range for monitoring.... Read More


FEI Rules on 2016 Prohibited Substance Cases

March 26, 2017

An endurance rider received a 30-month suspension while a para-equestrian's provisional suspension was lifted.... Read More


New Rule Tightens Canadian Horse Processing Imports

March 15, 2017

Regulations would require horses imported from the U.S. to be held in Canadian feedlots for a minimum of 6 months.... Read More


BLM Conducting Scoping for Wyoming Wild Horse Gather

March 08, 2017

The BLM estimates it will gather 1,029 horses to achieve appropriate management levels in three herd management areas.... Read More


BLM Concludes Cedar Mountain Gather, Removal, PZP Treatment

February 28, 2017

The BLM permanently removed 306 horses and returned 228 back to the range, including 104 PZP-treated mares.... Read More


Lawmaker Wants Wild Horses Put Under States' Jurisdiction

February 26, 2017

Rep. Ken Ivory's resolution asks the federal government to control herd growth or relinquish jurisdiction of the horses.... Read More


New Nonsurgical Equine Sterilization Technique in the Works

February 23, 2017

While the actual product might still be several years away, researchers are currently testing "promising technologies."... Read More


BLM Plans Challis Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

February 22, 2017

The BLM hopes to gather 150 horses, remove 50, and treat mares returned to the range with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More


Congress Members Ask for Anti-Soring Rule Approval

February 17, 2017

Passed before Trump's administration took office, a clerical error led to the rule being put on hold, pending review.... Read More


USEF to Host Workshop on Depo-Provera Use in Show Horses

February 17, 2017

Some veterinarians use this synthetic progestin in an attempt to suppress estrus and related behaviors in mares. ... Read More


Senators Ask USDA to Restore Records on APHIS Website

February 16, 2017

The senators say the public has the right to know if the Horse Protection Act has been violated and by whom.... Read More


BLM Calls Wild Horse Slaughter Article 'Fake News'

February 16, 2017

The BLM said its policy is to not slaughter horses "and there has been no congressional direction to the contrary." ... Read More


An Inside Look at Przewalski's Horse Hooves

February 15, 2017

Researching wild and feral horse hooves helps us better understand domestic horse hoof health. ... Read More


BLM to Begin Cedar Mountain Horse Gather, PZP Treatment

February 10, 2017

The BLM will remove 200-300 horses; 200 mares returned to the range will be treated with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More