Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Equine Groups Support UHC's Operation Gelding

September 01, 2014

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has added $14,400 to its Operation Gelding fund thanks to a collaborative donation.... Read More

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Anderson Honored As 2014 Equine Science Award Winner

September 01, 2014

Kathleen Anderson, PhD, is an associate professor and equine extension specialist at the University of Nebraska. ... Read More

Sandra Auffarth and the Normandy-bred Opgun Louvo were foot-perfect throughout to take individual eventing gold and lead the Germans to team gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

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WEG Eventing Concludes; Germany takes Team, Individual Gold

August 31, 2014

German event riders gave a master class in jumping, taking the team gold and individual gold and silver medals.... Read More

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Nolen-Walston to Discuss Deworming Horses at Free Lecture

August 31, 2014

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston will discuss new thoughts on equine deworming, highlighting the emerging dangers of resistance.... 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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WEG Reining Concludes; Eventers Tackle Cross-Country

August 30, 2014

Reining concluded today as the individual medals were awarded. Meanwhile, the eventers took to the cross-country course.... Read More

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British Event Horse Wild Lone Dies after WEG Cross-Country

August 30, 2014

Wild Lone, a 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, collapsed and died after completing cross-country this afternoon.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center to Host EAV Symposium in November

August 30, 2014

This symposium will focus on strategies for controlling equine arteritis virus (EAV) in stallions, semen, and embryos.... Read More

On the podium for the Grand Prix Freestyle at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, L to R: Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg (silver), Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin (gold) and The Netherlands’ Adelinde Cornelissen (bronze).

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WEG Dressage, Para-Dressage Concludes; Eventing Continues

August 29, 2014

The final medals were awarded in dressage and para-dressage, while the eventers prepare to head out on cross-country.... Read More

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TWH Celebration VAC Committee Membership Questioned

August 29, 2014

Committee members say rumors that one member never agreed to be on the committee are false.... Read More

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WEG Dressage Medalists on Ensuring Good Equine Welfare

August 29, 2014

Charlotte Dujardin, Helen Langehanenberg, and Adelinde Cornelissen speak on how they keep their top mounts happy.... Read More

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Allegedly Maltreated Horses Removed from California Property

August 29, 2014

More than two dozen horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a San Diego County property.... Read More

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Authorities Investigating Texas Horse Deaths

August 29, 2014

Authorities are hoping water samples can help determined what killed at least a dozen Webb County horses.... Read More

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (UAE) and the outstanding mare Yamamah (meaning “little dove” in Arabic) led from the start to finish to win the individual gold medal .

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WEG Continues; Endurance, Para-Dressage Medalists Decided

August 28, 2014

The competition at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG) with endurance, eventing, para-dressage, and reining.... Read More

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Costa Rican Endurance Horse Dies at World Equestrian Games

August 28, 2014

Dorado, an Arabian ridden by Claudia Romero Chacon, ran head-on into a tree early in the race and died instantly.... Read More

Veterinary Services Manager Dr. Anne Couroucé-Malblanc is in charge of the multi-venue veterinary facilities for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014.

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Inside the World Equestrian Games' Veterinary Facilities

August 28, 2014

Care is available to equine athletes at the on-site veterinary facilities operating at all venues on a 24/7 basis.... Read More

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A Look Behind the Scenes at WEG

August 28, 2014

Our reporter offers a peek of what goes on behind the stadium for both horses and people at the World Equestrian Games.... Read More

This is a <em>Hipparionini</em> horse from 16-12 million years ago from Nebraska.

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What We Can Learn from Horses' Evolving Tooth Enamel

August 28, 2014

By studying teeth from different eras, we can see how horses adapted to different grazing lands and domestication.... Read More

Great Britain’s Lee Pearson (center) celebrates clinching the Grade Ib individual title with Austria’s Pepo Puch (left) taking silver and The Netherlands’ Nicole Den Dulk scoring bronze.

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Dressage, Para-Dressage Medals Awarded at 2014 WEG

August 27, 2014

Charlotte Dujardin, Lee Pearson, and Hannalore Brenner took home gold medals at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) today.... Read More

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Indiana Hires Second Lab to Handle Backlog

August 27, 2014

A backlog at its primary laboratory has led the Indiana Horse Racing Commission to contract with a second lab.... Read More

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Kentucky State Police Accounts for Horse Herd

August 27, 2014

Horses that were reported killed near Harlan, Kentucky, have been accounted for, the state police say.... Read More

Team USA won reining gold in Normandy today. Belgium took silver followed by Austria with an historic bronze.

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First Medals Handed Out at 2014 WEG

August 26, 2014

Team reining and dressage medals were awarded today at the World Equestrian Games (WEG), while para-dressage continued.... Read More

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Missing Oklahoma Horses at Center of Theft Investigation

August 26, 2014

The 10 horses are now at the center of a theft investigation involving several states and a federal agency. ... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Allocates Funds to Support Equine Welfare

August 26, 2014

The foundation has approved $284,000 for 24 equine organizations and projects committed to improving equine welfare.... Read More

Andrea Fappani (USA) and Custom Cash Advance are in the lead after the first individual reining qualifier.

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First Competition Day at 2014 WEG in the Books

August 25, 2014

Dressage, para-dressage, and reining competitors kicked off the action at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG).... Read More

Seventy-four nations will be represented at the 2014 Alltech World Equestrian Games.

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The WEG Opening Ceremony from the Press Box

August 25, 2014

Our international reporter offers a look into the best moments of the 2014 World Equestrian Games' opening ceremony.... Read More