Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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New Zealand Horse Euthanized Following Rolex Cross-Country

April 27, 2015

Dambala was euthanized due to a severe suspensory ligament injury sustained during the cross-country phase.... Read More

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UK Ag Equine Programs Celebrates 10 Years

April 26, 2015

The university set out to change how it served the state's horse industry when launching the Equine Initiative in 2005.... Read More

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Gluck Foundation Releases Sixth Research Report

April 26, 2015

Learn about studies on genetics, immunology, infectious diseases, musculoskeletal science, reproduction, and more.... Read More

Horses respond distinctly to different caretakers and appear to anticipate people's moves.

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Six Ways to Help Horses

April 26, 2015

Are you looking for ways to give horses in your community a hand? Equine experts share suggestions on how to help.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Macarena Sanz

April 25, 2015

Sanz's research has focused on Rhodococcus equi, a microorganism that causes pneumonia in young foals. ... Read More

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Hearing on BLM Helicopter, Motorized Vehicle Use Scheduled

April 25, 2015

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming's hearing will take place on May 5 at 5:30 p.m. ... Read More

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Legislators Make Latest Bid to Ban Horse Processing

April 24, 2015

The legislation would ban U.S. horse processing plants and prevent the transport of horses to foreign slaughterhouses.... Read More

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House Receives Veterinary Association Award

April 24, 2015

Amanda House, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, has received the Florida Veterinary Medical Association's Gold Star Award for 2015.... Read More

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Erskine Named Director of Marion duPont Scott EMC

April 24, 2015

Dr. Michael D. Erskine has acted as interim director of the Virginia Tech facility since May 2013.... Read More

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Mereworth Farm Preserved for Retired Racehorses

April 24, 2015

The 1,200-acre Lexington, Kentucky, farm will serve as a sanctuary for unwanted equines and retired racehorses.... Read More

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The Long-Lost Classic-Format Three-Day Event

April 24, 2015

Learn about the long-format event and why veterinarians are crucial to these competitions.... Read More

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French Eventing Horse, Rider Disqualified from 2014 WEG

April 23, 2015

The FEI Tribunal has disqualified Maxime Livio and Qalao des Mers following a positive test for a controlled medication.... Read More

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Input Sought on Proposed Canadian EIA Management Strategy

April 23, 2015

Comments are requested on a proposed approach for controlling equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Canada.... Read More

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Jockey Club Enhances Graded Stakes Race Vet Record Reporting

April 23, 2015

Owners can make their graded stakes horses' veterinary records public by posting them on a specialized website.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to be held June 2

April 23, 2015

The event will feature presentations on footing, pasture weed management, landscape decisions on horse farms, and more.... Read More

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California Men Charged With Shooting at Wild Burros

April 22, 2015

Three men have been charged with attempting to shoot wild burros in a residential area of Moreno Valley.... Read More

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OTTBs Competing at Rolex Will Receive Recognition from TIP

April 22, 2015

The Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) will award Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event riders competing on Thoroughbreds. ... Read More

Shawn Flarida steered Spooks Gotta Whiz to win individual reining gold at the Parc des Expositions at Caen, Normandy tonight.

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UK Presents Conversation With Leading Reiner Shawn Flarida

April 22, 2015

Shawn Flarida will speak at 6 p.m. on April 27 as part of UK's Distinguished Industry Lecture Series.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Launches Horse Health Tracker App

April 21, 2015

The app is designed to let owners assess horses' health data and share it with the animals' health care teams. ... Read More

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BLM to Offer Wild Horses, Burros at Extreme Mustang Makeover

April 20, 2015

The Extreme Mustang Makeover will take place April 24-25 in Queen Creek, Arizona.... Read More

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Michigan EHV-1: No New Cases Since April 3

April 20, 2015

Seven Michigan premises remain under quarantine for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Walking Horse Herd Removed from Tennessee Farm

April 19, 2015

More than 50 Tennessee Walking Horses are receiving care after being removed from allegedly deplorable conditions.... Read More

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Equine Rescue Groups to Compete to Help At-Risk Horses

April 19, 2015

More than 100 participants will take part in the ASPCA's 2015 Help a Horse Day grants contest.... Read More

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New Jersey Woman Accused of Horseman's Association Theft

April 18, 2015

Catherine L. Brady allegedly took more than $68,000 from the Delaware Valley Horseman's Association.... Read More

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AAEP Announces Continuing Education Opportunities for Vets

April 17, 2015

Topics will include lower-limb lameness, ophthalmology, ambulatory practice, and poor performance.... Read More