Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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The Equine Necropsy: A Sensitive but Important Topic

November 26, 2014

A necropsy is not something most horse owners contemplate until faced with the death of a horse.... Read More

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USEF Issues Joint Injection, Shock Wave Withdrawal Times

November 26, 2014

Joint injections have a four-day withdrawal time and shock wave has a three-day withdrawal time from competition.... Read More

Silver Charm wins the 1997 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

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Old Friends Sets Open House for Silver Charm

November 25, 2014

The open house will be held Dec. 1, from 1-2 p.m. The 20-year-old stallion will then enter a 21-day quarantine period.... Read More

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Has Horsepox Gone Extinct?

November 25, 2014

After studying horsepox's impact on a smallpox vaccine, one scientist says the disease appears to be extinct.... Read More

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Sweeping New Racehorse Drug Rules Approved in New York

November 24, 2014

The agency says the rules are intended to protect the integrity of New York's wagering system and racehorses' health.... Read More

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AHC: Impact of Immigration Order on Horse Industry Unclear

November 24, 2014

The AHC said it's likely that horse industry workers who meet the requirements and will benefit from the order.... Read More

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Indiana Reports Multiple Racehorse Medication Sanctions

November 24, 2014

The racing commission announced sanctions against nine trainers and one veterinarian for medication-related violations.... Read More

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Funds Committed to Aftercare via Breeders' Cup Pledges

November 23, 2014

Thoroughbred owners and trainers have pledged more than $45,000 to racehorse aftercare.... Read More

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University Regents Sue High-Profile Veterinarian

November 23, 2014

The UC Davis Board of Regents sued Dr. Jack Snyder for allegedly failing to contribute to a profit-sharing plan.... Read More

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Michigan Barn Fire Ruled Accidental

November 22, 2014

Seventeen horses in the barn at the time of the fire died in the blaze.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Seeking Foal Sitters for NICU

November 22, 2014

Duties include assisting staff as they work with foals, milk mares, monitor equipment for alarms, and more.... Read More

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California Horse Owner Faces Multiple Cruelty Charges

November 21, 2014

A California man is facing charges for allegedly maltreating dozens of horses residing on two of his properties.... Read More

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Pair Indicted in Mare Mutilation Case

November 21, 2014

Two Texas men have been indicted for allegedly mutilating a mare before abandoning her in San Patricio County.... Read More

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10 Horse Rescue Resources on TheHorse.com

November 20, 2014

Get horse rescue resources to help with everything from finding a reputable rescue to refeeding a starved horse.... Read More

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Santos Joins Virginia Tech as Surgery Instructor

November 19, 2014

Marcos Santos, DVM, MS, recently completed an equine surgery internship and residency at the University of Illinois.... Read More

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California Horse Owner Sought

November 19, 2014

California authorities are seeking the owner of an injured mare abandoned in the Lake Pillsbury area of Lake County.... Read More

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Second Call for Wild Horse Advisory Board Nominations

November 19, 2014

Nominees should represent the fields of wild horse and burro advocacy, veterinary medicine, or public interest.... Read More

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Whip Use by Jockeys Restricted in California

November 19, 2014

Jockeys won't be allowed to whip a horse more than three consecutive times without giving the horse a chance to respond.... Read More

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Hiring a Horse Broker? Get a Contract

November 19, 2014

A good contract describes what is required of involved parties and what happens if they don't fulfill their obligations.... Read More

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New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture

November 18, 2014

Surgeon Eric Parente, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will discuss breakthroughs in imaging for large animal surgery.... Read More

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AHC Opposes Expansion of Clean Water Act

November 18, 2014

The American Horse Council is concerned about what it calls "vague and unclear terms and definitions."... Read More

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Horses Lost in Georgia Barn Blaze

November 18, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a barn fire that claimed the lives of a group of horses in Clayton County.... Read More

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Vermont Horse Herd Seized

November 18, 2014

Twenty-three horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a farm in Woodstock, Vermont.... Read More

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Researchers Seeking Input on Supplement Survey

November 18, 2014

Middle Tennessee State University researchers are studying horse owners' beliefs about and use of equine supplements.... Read More

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The Brooke Announces Newest U.S. Board Members

November 17, 2014

Paul Lunn, BVSc, MS, PhD, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM, and John Nicholson were installed Nov. 17.... Read More