Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Take-Homes from February KENA Discussion on EHV-1

February 22, 2017

Read our editor's take-home EHV-1 tweets from the Kentucky Horse Council's KENA meeting held Feb. 21. ... Read More

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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

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Kentucky Derby, Preakness Winner Charismatic Dies

February 21, 2017

A necropsy revealed the cause of death to be fatal bleeding caused by a pelvic fracture.... Read More

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Van de Walle Named Zweig Assistant Professor at Cornell

February 21, 2017

Gerlinde Van de Walle, DVM, PhD, is studying equine gastric ulcers, hepatitis, and wound healing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Complementary Therapies

February 21, 2017

Of the 665 respondents, 220 (33%) said their horses receive chiropractic care on a routine basis.... Read More

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Tips for Refeeding Malnourished Horses

February 20, 2017

Time, patience, and care are critical as full rehabilitation can take weeks, months, or even longer. ... Read More

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The ARK at JFK Equine, Livestock Export Center Now Open

February 19, 2017

The Equine and Livestock Export Center has 23 stalls, non-slip flooring, and high-quality hay and bedding. ... Read More

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International Jumping Officials' Club Signs MOU with FEI

February 19, 2017

The IJOC works closely with the FEI, national federations, and organizing committees of international jumping events.... Read More

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Robsham Stables, Mike Repole Sponsor Barn at New Vocations

February 18, 2017

The Robsham-Repole Barn is located at New Vocations' Mereworth Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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Endurance Horses Test Positive for Banned Substances

February 18, 2017

Three horses tested positive for diisopropylamine, the first cases involving this vasodilating drug.... Read More

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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

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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

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Ontario Reports Two Confirmed Cases of EHM in Durham Region

February 17, 2017

Three other horses from the same farm tested positive for EHV-1 but are not showing neurologic signs at this time.... Read More

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Natural Disasters and Horses: Tips to Remember

February 16, 2017

Navigate natural disasters with proper planning and research ahead of time and patience during the aftermath.... Read More

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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

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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

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The Veterinarian's Role in Equine Cruelty Prosecutions

February 16, 2017

The equine veterinarian is the prosecutor's most important resource and witness in these cases, one attorney said.... Read More

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Are You Ready for Spring?

February 15, 2017

Join The Horse's Countdown to Spring Challenge and get your horses and farms ready for warmer weather!... Read More

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Louisiana Veterinarian Accused of Doping Racehorses

February 15, 2017

Dr. Kyle Hebert allegedly supplied trainers with dermorphin, saying the drug would make horses "focus and run faster."... Read More

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An Inside Look at Przewalski's Horse Hooves

February 14, 2017

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

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Poll Recap: Pasture Buddies

February 14, 2017

Of the 1,293 poll respondents, 340 (26%) said their horse is turned out with one other horse.... Read More

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AHC Meeting, National Issues Forum Taking Place June 11-14

February 14, 2017

The event will take place at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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San Diego County, California, Horse Positive for EHV

February 14, 2017

The positive horse was stabled at the HITS Thermal show from Jan. 21 to Feb. 5. The animal is currently quarantined.... Read More

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University of Illinois Adds Farrier Service

February 13, 2017

The university is acquiring Middlefork Forge and the Midwest Horseshoeing School, both located in Illinois.... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information About Utah Horse Shooting

February 12, 2017

Authorities hope a $10,000 cash reward will help identify those responsible for shooting a horse in a pasture in Roy.... Read More