Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Breeders' Cup Participants Pledge to Support New Vocations

October 30, 2014

To date, 36 horses have owners and/or trainers pledging a percentage of their Breeders' Cup earnings to New Vocations.... Read More

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Contraception Begins for San Felipe Pueblo Wild Horses

October 30, 2014

The San Felipe Pueblo will employ porcine zona pellucida as recommended by a National Academy of Sciences report.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Veterinarians to Assist at 2014 Breeders' Cup

October 30, 2014

Drs. Larry Bramlage and Wayne McIlwraith will be able to provide health reports regarding the horses in each race.... Read More

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CSU Releases New Furosemide Research Results

October 30, 2014

Dr. Paul Morley found evidence suggesting furosemide is effective in reducing EIPH incidence and severity. ... Read More

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Weanling Daughter of Champion Zenyatta Dies

October 29, 2014

The filly was euthanized Oct. 28 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital after a paddock accident at Lane's End Farm.... Read More

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Nevada, Wild Horse Advocates Clash over Estrays

October 29, 2014

In a statement, authorities said gathers only take place when horses pose a danger to themselves or the public.... Read More

Silver Charm wins the 1997 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

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Derby Winner Silver Charm Pensioned, Returning to Kentucky

October 29, 2014

The 20-year-old stallion has been standing at stud in Japan and is expected to be back in Kentucky by late November.... Read More

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Meet 'Down the Fence' Producer MJ Isakson

October 29, 2014

Filmmaker MJ Isakson is completing a film documenting the sport of 'reined cow horse,' its horses, and its legends.... Read More

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UC Davis Launches Equine Ophthalmology Service

October 29, 2014

Mary Lassaline, DVM, PhD, MA, Dipl. ACVO, is heading the UC Davis equine ophthalmology service.... Read More

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Wyoming Legislators to Study Wild Horse Management

October 28, 2014

A state committee voted to draft a resolution to study the animals' environmental impact on the state's rangelands.... Read More

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Indiana Racing Commission Suspends Vet Russell for 20 Years

October 28, 2014

Ross Russell, DVM, was suspended and fined $20,000 for allegedly administering cobalt to a horse before a race.... Read More

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Equine Veterinarian, Parents Killed in Kentucky

October 28, 2014

Emily Champion, DVM, was the victim of a homicide Oct. 26 while visiting her parents at their western Kentucky home.... Read More

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Smartphone App Helps Animal Cruelty Investigators

October 27, 2014

The app allows users to record videos of suspected animal cruelty and to establish GPS coordinates of the alleged crime.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Modifies Convicted Trainer Rule

October 27, 2014

Starting in 2015, convicted trainers won't be able to transfer horses to assistant trainers for Breeders' Cup races.... Read More

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Lab: Delays Followed Suspicious Samples Spike

October 27, 2014

Lab officials blame delays on a spike of nearly 100 times the number of suspicious results compared with 2013. ... Read More

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WEG Heads to Canada in 2018

October 26, 2014

The World Equestrian Games will take place in Bromont, Canada, only the second time it's been held in North America.... Read More

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BLM Ely, Nevada, District to Gather Wild Horses

October 26, 2014

The BLM will gather about 120 excess wild horses from in and around the Triple B and Silver King herd management areas.... Read More

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French Vaulter Films Equestrian Commercial

October 25, 2014

Our international reporter watched as a film crew captured vaulting footage for a commercial. Here are her takeaways.... Read More

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BLM to Modify Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility

October 24, 2014

Changes will include adding hay storage, placing protective shelters in sick pens, replacing corral panels, and more.... Read More

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AFA Announces Schedule for 2015 Annual Convention

October 24, 2014

Speakers for the American Farrier's Association (AFA) conference include top farriers and noted veterinarians.... Read More

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2015 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 24, 2014

The programs are open to vets, owners, and managers or anyone interested in equine reproduction and management.... Read More

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TVMDL Drug Testing Lab receives Certification

October 24, 2014

The lab earned Competition Animal Drug Testing Laboratory Accreditation Program certification.... Read More

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Gluck Center Interim Leadership Positions Announced

October 23, 2014

David Horohov, PhD, and Jenny Evans have been named to interim Gluck Equine Research Center leadership roles. ... Read More

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Wild Horse Advocates Seek Lawsuit Dismissal

October 23, 2014

The lawsuit asks the Bureau of Land Management to remove excess horses from public and private land in Utah.... Read More

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New Research Published to Help Working Equids' Welfare

October 22, 2014

The research addresses clinical problems including lameness, husbandry, tack-related wounds, parasites, and more.... Read More