Recent News for Horse Industry Controversies


Agencies Conducting Aerial Survey of Wild Burros in Arizona

June 20, 2017

The survey is part of ongoing research to collect information to guide future management of wild burros in Arizona.... Read More


BLM To Hold Hearing on Vehicle Use in Wild Horse Management

June 19, 2017

The public hearing is scheduled for June 27 in Ely, Nevada.... Read More


BLM Seeks Comments on East Pershing Gather Preliminary EA

June 15, 2017

The environmental assessment analyzes methods for managing wild horses and burros in Nevada's East Pershing Complex.... Read More


BHA Moving Toward Paperless System With Testing App

June 14, 2017

All post-race drug testing at the upcoming Royal Ascot meet will be recorded using a smartphone app.... Read More


ARCI Model Regulatory Standards Updated

June 13, 2017

The standards were reviewed and modified at the ARCI's equine welfare and racing integrity conference in April. ... Read More


BLM Concludes Boone Spring Emergency Horse Gather

June 12, 2017

The BLM transported 45 stallions, 34 mares, and 15 foals to the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral, in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More


BLM Releases EA for Potential Colorado Wild Horse Gathers

June 11, 2017

The BLM seeks public review and comments on the assessment of removing horses from outside a herd management area.... Read More


Forest Officials Investigating Salt River Foal Death

June 09, 2017

A foal was found dead two days after being picked up and held by a Tonto National Forest visitor.... Read More


Enhanced Security Protocols for 2017 Belmont Stakes Entries

June 06, 2017

Policies include publishing daily vet records of all medications and treatments given to horses leading up to the race.... Read More


NYSGC Suspends Harness Trainer for Four 'Kratom' Positives

May 31, 2017

Mitragynine, known as Kratom, has performance-enhancing and analgesic effects similar to cocaine and morphine.... Read More


Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017 Introduced

May 26, 2017

Among other points, the new bill would prohibit the use of any substance within 24 hours of a race.... Read More


BLM Budget Cuts Put Wild Horses at Risk, Advocates Say

May 26, 2017

Proposed budget cuts would save $4 million by eliminating restrictions on horse sales and other management options.... Read More


Prepurchase Exams: Not Just Looking for Lameness

May 25, 2017

Find out what conditions, beyond lameness, a veterinarian might uncover during a prepurchase exam. ... Read More


BLM Resumes Emergency Wild Horse Gather Near Boone Spring

May 23, 2017

The BLM is gathering horses due to a lack of water sources in the area.... Read More


Pan Am Conference Wraps Up With Anti-Doping Insights

May 22, 2017

The conference concluded with presentations by individuals from inside and outside the Thoroughbred industry.... Read More


AQHA Executive Committee Approves Welfare Recommendations

May 18, 2017

Recommendations include adding to the forbidden drugs or substances list, creating educational efforts, and more.... Read More


BLM Pauses Emergency Wild Horse Gather

May 15, 2017

Thus far, the BLM has transported 70 horses from the water trap site to the Indian Lakes Facility in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More


Pittsburgh Restaurant's Horsemeat Fare Prompts Investigation

May 12, 2017

Cure restaurant sparked a federal investigation after it served horsemeat as part of a special dinner menu.... Read More


BLM Begins Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

May 11, 2017

The BLM will remove about 60 horses from private land near Boone Springs due to a projected lack of water this summer.... Read More


FEI Tribunal Lifts Provisional Suspensions on 11 Athletes

May 11, 2017

Provisional suspensions were also lifted from three trainers and two horses.... Read More


Supplement Contamination Caused Positive Test Results

May 09, 2017

A Cargill product, Progressive Nutrition Soothing Pink, was found to contain the banned substance ractopamine. ... Read More


Omnibus Bill Sparks Controversy

May 08, 2017

While the bill effectively prohibits horse processing in the United States, some believe it could endanger wild horses.... Read More


Salt River Colt Born During Wildfire

May 06, 2017

Volunteers discovered a healthy colt, now named Cactus Fire, near the wildfire zone on May 3.... Read More


BLM, Partners to Host Tour of Piceance-East Douglas HMA

May 04, 2017

The tour and barbeque will take place May 6 at the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area (HMA), in Colorado.... Read More


BLM Invites Public to Tour Fallon Wild Horse Corral

May 02, 2017

Two free tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place May 12.... Read More