Horse Industry News


New Officers Elected to 2012 ELCR Board of Directors

May 28, 2012

The Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) has announced new officers to its Board of Directors for 2012.... Read More


June 9 is 2012 International Helmet Awareness Day

May 27, 2012

International Helmet Awareness Day will proved an opportunity to become more educated on helmet use.... Read More


TWH Celebration Directors Deliver Lifetime Ban for McConnell

May 24, 2012

Under the ban, McConnell and any horse in his care are banned from entering Celebration grounds.... Read More


Riders Set to Compete in 2012 Paralympics in London

May 21, 2012

Riders from 26 nations have qualified to participate in equestrian events during the 2012 London Paralympics.... Read More


International Movement of High-Performance Horses Discussed

May 10, 2012

International movement of horses was a major topic of discussion at the 2012 FEI Sports Forum, held last week.... Read More


Rick Mitchell, DVM, MRCVS, Appointed to AHC Board

May 09, 2012

Mitchell will replace David O'Connor, president of the United States Equestrian Federation, on the AHC board.... Read More


Cause of California Police Horse Death Probed

May 09, 2012

The 13-year-old mare was found dead in her stall She will undergo a necropsy to determine cause of death.... Read More


SUNY Cobleskill to Host Equine Week, June 4-8

May 08, 2012

Discussion topics include behavior, anatomy, common diseases and treatments, and reproduction.... Read More


Arkansas Man Charged in Equine Cruelty Case

May 06, 2012

The man allegedly tied a horse to a tree for weeks without access to food or water.... Read More


HBO's 'Luck' Faces New Equine Welfare Complaints

May 04, 2012

Information provided by a whistle-blower, including emails and memos from the AHA, prompted the complaints.... Read More


Authorities Seek Virginia Horse Slasher

April 30, 2012

Three horses sustained cuts requiring veterinary treatment. None of the wounds appeared life-threatening.... Read More


'War Horse' Helps OEF Members Support Equine Welfare

April 29, 2012

The War Horse Welfare Education Fund will receive $10 from each ticked bought by an OEF member.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Elizabeth M. Woodward

April 28, 2012

Woodward has focused her research on endometrial inflammation after breeding.... Read More


Fox-Pitt Jumps Into the Lead at 2012 Rolex Kentucky

April 28, 2012

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) guided Parklane Hawk to a faultless cross-country round to take over the lead.... Read More


UK Launching Study of Equine-Guided Leadership in Nurses

April 27, 2012

The study will assess if Equine Guided Leadership Education is effective at developing emotional intelligence.... Read More


Horse Council Sets National Issues Forum

April 26, 2012

The forum will address marketing initiatives for the equine industry as well as changes in federal advocacy.... Read More


Montana Barn Fire Claims 19 Horses

April 24, 2012

The blaze broke out just after 5 a.m. on April 23. All 19 horses residing in the 20,000 square foot barn died.... Read More


Horse Industry Impacted by Changes to H-2B Visa Program

April 18, 2012

Horse trainers and owners who cannot find American workers to fill semi-skilled jobs use the H-2B program. ... Read More


Arson Ruled Out as Cause of Deadly Illinois Barn Fire

April 16, 2012

Forty horses were contained in the barn at the time of the blaze. Of those, 18 were killed in fire. ... Read More


RSPCA Equine Inspectors to Monitor England's Grand National

April 11, 2012

RSPCA inspectors will be on hand after two horses were killed at the 2011 running of the famed British race.... Read More


Four Australian Horses Dead, Cause Unknown

April 10, 2012

Four horses residing near Margaret River, West Australia, are dead, but their cause of death remains unknown.... Read More


Phelps Media Joins ELCR as Premier Conservation Partner

April 09, 2012

The Conservation Partners Program educates the public about the need to conserve land for equine activities.... Read More


What You Can Do to Strengthen the Horse Industry

April 08, 2012

The AHC explains to its members how they can contact their elected officials to speak up about equine issues.... Read More


Equine Guelph Launches Horse Safety Website for Kids

April 06, 2012

Interactive flash activities and videos make learning about safety on the horse easy for young horse lovers.... Read More


New York Man Sentenced in Charity Horse Show Theft Case

April 05, 2012

The man, who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $30,000 from the show, will serve six months in jail.... Read More