Recent News for Horse Industry Controversies

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BLM Gathering Horses in Humboldt Herd Area

January 28, 2015

The BLM will gather and remove approximately 200 wild horses from the range.... Read More

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Racehorse Health, Welfare Covered at New York Meeting

January 27, 2015

Officials also said they'd completed their investigation into horse mistreatment allegations surrounding Steve Asmussen.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Wild Horse Fertility Control Proposal

January 26, 2015

The BLM is seeking comment on the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Major Racehorse Medication Policy Roundtable Planned

January 26, 2015

Discussion topics will include expanded lab capabilities, emerging integrity threats, combating doping, and more.... Read More

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BLM to Host Tour of Pine Nut Herd Management Area Gather

January 22, 2015

The tour will take place Jan. 23 before the scheduled wild horse gather begins.... Read More

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Indiana Report Says Positive Cobalt Tests Down

January 14, 2015

Of the 879 samples tested through Nov. 15, nine (1%) came back over the 25 parts-per-billion threshold level.... Read More

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Drought Prompts BLM to Gather Horses in Nevada

January 12, 2015

The BLM plans to gather about 150 wild horses threatened by lack of forage.... Read More

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Hialeah, Florida, Horse Found Slaughtered

January 09, 2015

Police said an owner found his horse slaughtered in his barn when he went to feed then animal on Jan. 7.... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.

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RCI Rules to Target Illegal Drug Compounding

January 06, 2015

The group wants to ensure agencies can sanction licensees who violate restrictions on illegally compounded drugs.... Read More

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Diagnostic Sample Submission Guidelines

January 02, 2015

A laboratory test is only as good as the sample submitted. Find out how veterinarians submit samples.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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BLM to Gather Wild Horses from the Pine Nut Mountains

January 02, 2015

As many as 132 wild horses will be released back to the range following the gather.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on Proposed Wild Horse Gather

December 31, 2014

The BLM is seeking comments on a proposed wild horse gather in the Fish Creek herd management area, in Nevada.... Read More

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BLM Nevada Announces 2015 Wild Horse Gathers

December 29, 2014

Some gathered mares will be treated with a fertility control vaccine before being released back to the range.... Read More

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New York to Adopt ARCI Rules on Multiple Violations

December 26, 2014

Regulators have preliminarily adopted a new system of minimum penalties for multiple equine drug violations.... Read More

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BLM Gathering Burros from Nevada's Pahrump Valley

December 20, 2014

The BLM says the burros pose a safety hazard on area roadways and have caused private property damage.... Read More

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Spending Bill Maintains Horse Slaughter Ban

December 18, 2014

The bill will effectively prevent any horse slaughterhouses from opening until Sept. 30, 2015.... Read More

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New Rules Lead to Spike in Positive Drug Tests in Indiana

December 18, 2014

The adoption of new model rules on medication use in racehorses has led to an increase in positive tests in Indiana.... Read More

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RCI Request Would Change RMTC's Current Role

December 17, 2014

The RCI has asked the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) to merge into a new RCI scientific advisory board.... Read More

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RCI Uniform Classification Guidelines Updated

December 17, 2014

The organization updated entries on ketoprofen, alclofenac, firocoxib, aminorex, and more.... Read More

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BLM Approves Third Ecosanctuary for Off-Range Wild Horses

December 15, 2014

The new ecosanctuary will be located in Lander, Wyoming, with horses arriving as early as the spring of 2015.... Read More

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EU Bans Horsemeat Processed in Mexico

December 11, 2014

But one slaughter proponent doesn't believe the ban will stop the flow of horsemeat sold offshore.... Read More

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RMTC Cites Progress in Medication Reform Plan

December 11, 2014

More jurisdictions are operating or will soon be operating under all or part of the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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Wyoming Sues Feds Over Wild Horse Management

December 10, 2014

Meanwhile, a University of Wyoming researcher released study results on how wild horses and cattle graze the rangelands.... 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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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