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RVC's Equine Locomotor Research Course Expands to America

Farriers can learn more about conducting research, increasing the evidence behind farriery, and improving horse welfare. Read More

New African Horse Sickness Diagnostic Test Developed

The new test takes just four hours to complete. Previous tests took up to two weeks. Read More

European Commission Recognizes Working Equids' Role

The Commission said projects focusing on improving welfare conditions would be appropriate in EU programming. Read More

BI Requests Proposals for 2017 Equine Research Awards

Proposals must be submitted by Sept. 15 and will be reviewed by an independent equine research review board. Read More

OIE to Establish U.S.-Based Liaison Office in Texas

The U.S. office will be located Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases in College Station, Texas. Read More

Agencies Conducting Aerial Survey of Wild Burros in Arizona

The survey is part of ongoing research to collect information to guide future management of wild burros in Arizona. Read More

BLM To Hold Hearing on Vehicle Use in Wild Horse Management

The public hearing is scheduled for June 27 in Ely, Nevada. Read More

Students Committed to Equine Medicine Receive Scholarships

A total of 33 vet students preparing for equine medicine careers have received a combined $102,000 in financial support. Read More

Horses4Heroes Founder Receives Equine Industry Vision Award

Since 2006 Sydney Knott has has introduced more than 20,000 men, women, and children to horses and horseback riding. Read More

Addressing Unwanted Behavior in Performance Mares

Unwanted behavior can have a significant impact on mares' and fillies' performance across a range of competition events. Read More

BLM Seeks Comments on East Pershing Gather Preliminary EA

The environmental assessment analyzes methods for managing wild horses and burros in Nevada's East Pershing Complex. Read More

BHA Moving Toward Paperless System With Testing App

All post-race drug testing at the upcoming Royal Ascot meet will be recorded using a smartphone app. Read More

ARCI Model Regulatory Standards Updated

The standards were reviewed and modified at the ARCI's equine welfare and racing integrity conference in April. Read More

BLM Concludes Boone Spring Emergency Horse Gather

The BLM transported 45 stallions, 34 mares, and 15 foals to the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral, in Fallon, Nevada. Read More

Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners should ready themselves in advance for evacuation. Read More

BLM Releases EA for Potential Colorado Wild Horse Gathers

The BLM seeks public review and comments on the assessment of removing horses from outside a herd management area. Read More

Tapwrit Surges Past Irish War Cry to Win 2017 Belmont Stakes

The 3-year-old Tapit son finished the mile-and-a-half race in 2:30.02. Read More

ELCR, USDF Launch Equine Land Conservation Achievement Award

The award will recognize an individual or organization for protecting land or access to land for equine use. Read More

AQHA to Examine Furosemide Ban for Show Horses

The Animal Welfare Commission will review the proposed furosemide ban for show horses set to take effect Jan. 1, 2018. Read More

North Carolina Horse Owners: Vaccinate Against EEE

There were nine recorded cases of EEE in horses in North Carolina in 2016. Read More

Time to Ride's Fourth 'Meet a Horse Day' Set for July 22

Equine professionals nationwide will work to help new enthusiasts meet a horse for the very first time. Read More

FEI Tribunal Finds Irish Show Jumper Guilty of Horse Abuse

Kevin Thornton was found guilty of abusing the horse Flogas Sunset Cruise, who died at Cagnes-sur-Mer on Oct. 10, 2016. Read More

California Approves Third-Party Furosemide Administration

The rule changes are expected to go into effect at all California tracks by Dec. 26. Read More

An Ethogram for Ridden Horse Facial Expressions of Pain

Researchers said the ethogram allowed an assessor to differentiate between clinically lame and sound horses. Read More

Enhanced Security Protocols for 2017 Belmont Stakes Entries

Policies include publishing daily vet records of all medications and treatments given to horses leading up to the race. Read More