Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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February KENA Meeting to Focus on EHV

January 24, 2017

Kenton Morgan, DVM, Dipl. ACT; Joe Lyman, DVM, MS; and Rusty Ford will each present on different aspects of EHV-1. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: University Teaching Hospitals

January 24, 2017

Of the 516 respondents, 302 (59%) said they have taken their horse to a university veterinary teaching hospital. ... Read More

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Woman Charged in Colorado Horse Seizure

January 24, 2017

Penny Gingerich has been charged with 64 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty.... Read More

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Arkansas Man to Serve 10 Years in Horse Shooting Case

January 24, 2017

Brandon Mitchell will spend a decade in prison after pleading guilty to shooting and killing a horse last year.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Herd Seized

January 23, 2017

Law enforcement authorities seized 63 horses from a property in Penrose last week.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in Horse Previously Stabled at Turfway Park

January 23, 2017

A Thoroughbred filly is isolated at a private farm while one barn at the Kentucky track is currently quarantined.... Read More

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Jockey Club TIP Increases Shows and Offerings in 2017

January 22, 2017

TIP will offer awards and classes for Thoroughbreds at more than 1,000 shows in 42 states and six Canadian provinces.... Read More

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FEI Announces Decision in Anti-Doping Case Involving Vet

January 20, 2017

The FEI Tribunal has suspended an Indian veterinarian in connection with a 2012 case involving an endurance horse.... Read More

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Miami-Dade County Seeks Custody of Allegedly Abused Horse

January 20, 2017

A man was charged with animal cruelty in connection to riding the underweight horse from South Carolina to Florida.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: Some Horses Could be Released Soon

January 19, 2017

The quarantine will phase out starting with the 42 barns where horses never showed clinical signs of disease.... Read More

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The Veterinarian's Role in Equine Abuse Investigations

January 19, 2017

How a vet examines and treats allegedly abused horses can mean the difference between a successful or unsuccessful case.... Read More

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AHF Funds Arabian Horse Research Projects

January 18, 2017

The Arabian Horse Foundation is funding research on juvenile idiopathic epilepsy and occipitoatlantoaxial malformation.... Read More

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SAFE Act Reintroduced in Congress

January 18, 2017

The bill is the latest attempt to outlaw the purchase and transport of U.S. horses for slaughter.... Read More

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Walking Horse Group to Challenge USDA Rule

January 18, 2017

The legal team for FAST is preparing a response to the new rule which bans the use of action devices and pads or stacks.... Read More

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Chains, Stacks Banned in Walking Horse Training, Exhibition

January 17, 2017

A new rule prohibits the use of action devices, pads, and wedges, except for those used for therapeutic purposes.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Winter Horse Care Concerns

January 16, 2017

Of the 556 respondents, 190 (34%) said their biggest concern is keeping horses' water sources from freezing.... Read More

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Kentucky EHV: Additional Cases Confirmed at One Facility

January 16, 2017

While two premises in Oldham County remain under quarantine, the outbreaks are unrelated, animal health officials say.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Sulphur Wild Horse Gather, PZP Treatment

January 16, 2017

About 400 horses, including 100-150 mares treated with the contraceptive vaccine, will be released back to the range.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: Entire Facility Quarantined

January 16, 2017

The EDCC says at least 38 horses tested positive for non-neurologic EHV-1 and two tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Reveille Wild Horse Gather

January 15, 2017

About 80 horses will be removed from the HMA while approximately 55 horses will be released back to the range.... Read More

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BHA Names Sykes Director of Equine Health, Welfare

January 13, 2017

David Sykes, BVSc, MRCVS, will take over the newly created role of director of equine health and welfare in March.... Read More

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Show Horses Injured in Trailer Accident

January 12, 2017

Four horses were unhurt, two sustained minor cuts, and one sustained serious injuries.... Read More

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Additional EHV Cases Confirmed in Northern Kentucky

January 12, 2017

Two Oldham County premises are now under quarantine, but the outbreaks appear to be unrelated to each other.... Read More

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Flooding Displaces California, Nevada Horses

January 12, 2017

Heavy rains in California and flash floods in Nevada forced the evacuation of multiple horses.... Read More

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New Vocations Opens Facility in New York

January 12, 2017

Trainer Leandra Cooper will spearhead the training and adoption operations at October Hill Farm, in Fort Edward.... Read More