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Captive Bolt Gun Used in Indiana Horse Death

June 04, 2012

A captive bolt gun was used to kill a Standardbred mare discovered dead in her paddock last month.... Read More

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Blood-Horse Publications Earns 13 AHP Awards

June 04, 2012

Blood-Horse Publications, parent company of The Horse, received 13 American Horse Publications (AHP) awards.... Read More

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The ELCR Receives 2012 Equine Industry Vision Award

June 02, 2012

The ELCR works to educate horse owners about land conservation for equestrian use. ... Read More

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Happy Mouth Bits Recalled Due to Safety Risk

June 01, 2012

The bits stand the risk of breaking, causing a safety hazard for both horse and rider.... Read More

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Indiana Horse Shooter Sought

June 01, 2012

An 8-year-old Standarbred mare was fatally shot one day before she was slated to take part in a race.... Read More

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Two Charged in California Horse Beating Incident

May 31, 2012

Two California men are facing charges for allegedly beating a horse in the head with a sledgehammer.... Read More

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Equine Advocate Dane Facing TWHBEA Complaint

May 29, 2012

Details surrounding the complaint must remain confidential until a closed hearing has been completed.... Read More

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Nominations for 2012 FEI Best Groom Award Open

May 28, 2012

Nominations for the Federation Equestre Internationale's (FEI) Best Groom Award are now open.
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Authorities Seek Virginia Horse Slasher

April 30, 2012

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

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'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

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Elizabeth M. Woodward

April 28, 2012

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

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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

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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

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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

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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