Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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BLM Colorado to Hold Hearing on Motorized Equipment Use

July 23, 2016

The public hearing will focus on discuss the use of motorized vehicles in managing wild horses in Colorado.... Read More

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Kentucky Agriculture Officials to Study Equine Welfare Laws

July 22, 2016

Officials will explore ways it can help counties expedite how they carry out equine cruelty investigations.... Read More

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Bromont, Canada, Will Not Host 2018 World Equestrian Games

July 22, 2016

The FEI said the contract to host the event in Canada has been terminated due to ongoing financial issues.... Read More

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Lightning Strike Kills Horse at North Carolina Trailhead

July 21, 2016

A lightning strike is being blamed for death of a horse tied to a trailer at a popular trail riding destination.... Read More

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Investigation to Prosecution: Making an Equine Cruelty Case

July 21, 2016

Proving a case is legitimate, then levying charges and prosecuting those responsible, takes time and cooperation.... Read More

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Vale District BLM Postpones Wild Horse Gather

July 21, 2016

The Oregon gather was expected to start on July 26, but has been postponed to a tentative date of Aug. 23.... Read More

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Hearing on BLM Helicopter, Motor Vehicle Use Scheduled

July 21, 2016

The BLM Wyoming will host its annual statewide hearing on Aug. 4 in Rock Springs.... Read More

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Equestrian Sport Gallops Into the Rio Limelight

July 20, 2016

The Olympic dressage, eventing, and jumping competitions will feature 200 horses and riders from 43 countries.... Read More

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A Look at Serum-Based Proteins for Horses

July 20, 2016

Researchers are evaluating the impact of these proteins in combating performance-induced physiologic stress in horses.... Read More

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Apparently Abandoned Horse Found in Arizona

July 20, 2016

The horse was transported to a veterinary facility to receive rehabilitative care.... Read More

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Wise Dan to Receive Inaugural Rood & Riddle Comeback Award

July 20, 2016

The award is given to an equine athlete who overcame a major health complication and returned to elite competition.... Read More

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August KENA Meeting to Focus on Horse Buying

July 19, 2016

Woodrow Friend, DVM; Melissa Moore; and Laura D'Angelo will discuss what buyers should consider when purchasing a horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Summer Arena Dust Control

July 19, 2016

Of the 299 respondents, 196 (66%) said they use a sprinkler or water to help control arena dust. ... Read More

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AVMA Launches Database of Animal Health Studies

July 19, 2016

The database is designed to connect vets and owners to clinical studies on a range of topics, including horse health.... Read More

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Horses Returned to Virginia Rescue

July 18, 2016

A Virginia judge has returned more than 40 horses to a rescue operated by a woman accused of animal cruelty.... Read More

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How to Handle Wild Animal Encounters with Your Horse

July 18, 2016

Before you hit the trail, make sure both you and your horse are prepared for any wildlife encounters that might occur.... Read More

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Buechner-Maxwell New Director at Virginia Tech CENTAUR

July 17, 2016

Dr. Virginia Buechner-Maxwell is interested in studying the impact of equine-assisted programs on human health. ... Read More

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Factors Influencing Rider Safety Behavior Evaluated

July 17, 2016

Key factors included the respondents' attitudes toward protective equipment and the safety behavior of other riders.... Read More

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House Committee Rules on Rep. Ed Whitfield Ethics Probe

July 16, 2016

Whitfield violated House rules, though unintentionally, by allowing his wife to lobby for anti-soring legislation.... Read More

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Vets Gathering for Australian Equine Conference

July 16, 2016

The event will feature lectures about what’s new in equine surgery, ultrasonography, regenerative medicine, and more.... Read More

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Ellis Park Staging Thoroughbred Aftercare Day July 17

July 15, 2016

The TAA accredits and provides grants to racehorse retirement, retraining, and adoption organizations.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $200,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

July 15, 2016

The ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has granted more than $2 million to aid former racehorses since its inception.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Missing Texas Horse Case

July 15, 2016

Authorities are searching for a 3-year-old palomino horse reported missing on June 13.... Read More

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Indiana Grand Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

July 14, 2016

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more.... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $535,000 in Grants

July 14, 2016

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) awarded grants to 71 industry-related nonprofits.... Read More