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Updated Security Protocols for Blue Grass Stakes Horses

Measures include out-of-competition drug testing, increased security, monitoring veterinary records, and more. Read More

Martin, Equine Sports Medicine Pioneer, Dies at Age 68

Benson (Ben) Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD, died March 18 at the age of 68 following a long illness. Read More

Enhanced Security Protocols for High-Profile New York Races

Protocols will include out-of-competition drug testing, heightened security, publicized veterinary records, and more. Read More

Ontario to Work on Out-of-Competition Cobalt Testing

The Ontario Racing Commission will work with the racing industry to develop a practical approach to cobalt testing. Read More

BLM Issues Pryor Mountain Range Fertility Control Decision

The decision will allow for the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. Read More

Colorado Horse Owners Reminded to Get Brand Inspections

State statutes require a brand inspection if owners plan on buying, selling, adopting, gifting, or selling horses. Read More

EquiMania! Celebrates 10 Years at Can-Am

EquiMania! is designed to educate visitors about equine safety, horses' skeletal and digestive systems, and more. Read More

Horse Identification Needs Discussed at British Forum

The need for a robust, workable equine identification system was discussed at the 2015 British National Equine Forum. Read More

Sunland Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

Best practices in use include out-of-competition testing, "supertesting" of suspect plasma or urine samples, and more. Read More

Maryland Launches Network of 'Horse Discovery Centers'

The centers will welcome people of all ages and experience levels into their barns to learn about horses. Read More

Jockey Club Offers Grants for Out-of-Competition Testing

The Jockey Club budgeted $250,000 for out-of-competition testing for tracks hosting graded stakes races in 2015. Read More

TRF Launches Seventh Annual Hay Drive

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation expects its hay costs in 2015 to exceed $220,000. Read More

USA Equestrian Trust Opens 2015 Grants for Equine Nonprofits

In 2014, the trust awarded nearly $300,000 to help fund nearly 20 projects. Read More

Smith to Discuss Equine Acupuncture During Free Lecture

On April 7 Meagan Smith, DVM, will describe how she uses the ancient technique of acupuncture on her equine patients. Read More

Researchers Investigating Silicate-Associated Osteoporosis

Silicate-associated osteoporosis, or SAO, affects horses' lungs and bones. Read More

Grade I Winner Ogygian Dead at 32

Ogygian, the oldest pensioner at Old Friends, was euthanized March 14 due to complications from colic. Read More

BLM to Hold Public Scoping Meetings About Wild Burros

The meetings will focus on wild burro management in Arizona's Black Mountain Herd Management Area. Read More

Intercity Insurance, Equine Guelph Partner to Combat Colic

Equine Guelph and Intercity are providing online workshops and tools to help owners reduce colic risk. Read More

Thoroughbred Racehorse Fatal Injury Rate Steady in 2014

The incidence of fatal injury for 2014 was 1.89 per 1,000 starts, compared to 1.90 per 1,000 starts in 2013. Read More

Zoetis Partners Supports AAEP, AABP, FFA Students in 2015

Zoetis will partner with customers to support agricultural and veterinary students through its Industry Support Program. Read More

Indiana Announces Equine Drug Testing Program for 2015

The program includes a new primary testing lab, an audit lab, expanded out-of-competition testing, and cobalt testing. Read More

FEI Suspends UAE National Federation

The move follows an investigation into horse welfare issues and noncompliance with FEI endurance rules and regulations. Read More

NTRA Unveils 2015 Federal Agenda For Washington, D.C.

Issues include tax matters and racehorse drug and therapeutic medication regulation and testing. Read More

Request Grant Funding from the AAEP Foundation by May 1

The foundation annually supports those that develop and implement programs that improve equine welfare. Read More

WADA Director General to Address Racing Conference Attendees

David Howman will discuss the organization's efforts in bringing international consistency to anti-doping policies. Read More