Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation
November 05, 2007
The American Horse Council (AHC) held a day-long Issues Forum at Keeneland Racetrack in Lexington, Ky., on Nov. 2. This is the second such forum held outside the AHC's base in Washington, D.C.
Topics covered included:... Read More
October 18, 2007
The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is asking facilities that will accept and/or place horses to list themselves on the UHC Web site.
"This is an important step... Read More
September 06, 2007
The horses that pull tourists on leisurely carriage rides through Central Park are working without enough water, shade, or oversight from authorities, a city report says.
City agencies haven't kept up with required veterinary checks and... Read More
August 21, 2007
The Horse contacted more than 100 industry and welfare groups in North America from the list in The Horse Source industry directory to ask them specific questions regarding their organizations, how they serve the horse, and what... Read More
July 31, 2007
National and state-based equine protection, placement, and rescue organizations gathered for the first time Friday (July 27) to discuss the rehoming of at-risk horses in America. The Homes for Horses Conference was jointly sponsored by the Human... Read More
July 26, 2007
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced that Priscilla Clark will receive the TCA Industry Service Award at the 18th annual TCA Stallion Season and Art Auction at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., on Nov. 30.
Clark will be honored... Read More
June 09, 2007
More than 40 concerned halter horse owners, breeders and trainers from nine states gathered in Tioga, Tex., May 29-30 for a think tank strategy meeting to discuss issues facing the halter horse industry and methods for response, including the... Read More
May 22, 2007
A man who drove his van into a horse-drawn carriage in downtown Indianapolis, Ind., has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated and other charges.
The crash sent two tourists from... Read More
May 20, 2007
Dozens of Michigan horse lovers are expected to attend an auction this weekend at the Midland County Fairgrounds, where the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will offer wild mustangs and burros for as little as $125 each.
The bureau will have 60... Read More
May 16, 2007
Ask most people about animal agriculture in Iowa and they talk about pigs and cattle. But there are other animal species raised in the state that have a significant economic impact. One is the horse industry.
Peggy Miller-Auwerda, associate... Read More
April 29, 2007
The new foal is so tall he has trouble tucking his long, white legs underneath him to nap.
Considering where he came from, the colt called Baby can rest easy.
New life has sprung from a gruesome middle-of-the-night wreck of a... Read More
April 26, 2007
A plan to create the world's largest horse sculptures is taking shape in the workshop of one of Scotland's leading artists.
April 15, 2007
Horses of all breeds in Kentucky who are currently in life-threatening situations will receive the gift of a second chance at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC), which will officially opens its doors on April 16.
“This is a... Read More
April 14, 2007
Horses of all breeds in Kentucky who are currently in life-threatening situations will receive the gift of a second chance at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC), which will officially open its doors on April 16.
"This is an... Read More
April 12, 2007
Hartpury College recently announced that leading Equine Research Scientist, David Marlin, BSc, PhD, has been appointed as associate dean (research). Marlin will be responsible for the enhancement of the college's research profile,... Read More
April 10, 2007
Mary Aiken Littauer was arguably the world's leading authority on horses of ancient times. After her death at the age of 93 in 2005, Littauer's family selected the International Museum of the Horse--a Smithsonian Affiliate--at the Kentucky Horse... Read More
April 01, 2007
A recently-discovered throat abscess in Discreet Cat has been cited as the probable reason for the millionaire racehorse's poor showing in the Dubai World Cup yesterday (March 31), according to a
April 01, 2007
Sparsholt College and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are enrolling firemen throughout the UK in equine handling and awareness courses, according to a
March 30, 2007
Gov. Ernie Fletcher has authorized $900,000 to design a new stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park.
March 28, 2007
The herd on Shackleford Banks is cooperatively managed by the Foundation for Shackleford Horses, Inc., and Cape Lookout National Seashore. This herd is considered one of the most pure. Removed foals are available for adoption.... Read More
March 25, 2007
For the third consecutive year, the Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF) will serve as a forum for international manufacturers and traders, and regional distributors, retailers, and equestrian enthusiasts. Over 200 companies will bring... Read More
March 24, 2007
Two Missoula, Mont., men are charged in the fatal shooting of a horse in the Ninemile Valley earlier this week.
David A. Moorse, 21, and Jacob C. Scharff, 25, were each charged Thursday with accountability for criminal mischief, a felony... Read More
March 17, 2007
March 10, 2007
A sizzle followed by a billow of foul-smelling smoke floated through the barn as Jeff Lickfeldt pressed a hot shoe to a Thoroughbred's hoof.
"That smells like money," he said laughing as it caused others' nostrils to curl.
For more tha... Read More
February 16, 2007
Only about 12% of horses tested for clenbuterol had measurable levels of the medication in 193 blood samples taken recently, according to a report made by Rick Arthur, DVM, Thursday to the California Horse Racing Board medication committee.... Read More
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