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Marketer Voluntarily Recalls Equine Gastric Ulcer Product

December 19, 2014

Tristar Equine Marketing has recalled Gastrotec after receiving a warning letter from the FDA regarding its marketing.... Read More

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Spending Bill Maintains Horse Slaughter Ban

December 18, 2014

The bill will effectively prevent any horse slaughterhouses from opening until Sept. 30, 2015.... Read More

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New Rules Lead to Spike in Positive Drug Tests in Indiana

December 18, 2014

The adoption of new model rules on medication use in racehorses has led to an increase in positive tests in Indiana.... Read More

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Firestones Honored by duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

December 17, 2014

Bertram and Diana Firestone were recognized for their leadership, support, and dedication to the center.... Read More

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RCI Request Would Change RMTC's Current Role

December 17, 2014

The RCI has asked the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) to merge into a new RCI scientific advisory board.... Read More

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Fourth Horse Death Connected to Recalled Feed

December 16, 2014

A fourth Florida horse has died after consuming an equine feed tainted with an antibiotic intended for use in cattle.... Read More

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BLM Approves Third Ecosanctuary for Off-Range Wild Horses

December 15, 2014

The new ecosanctuary will be located in Lander, Wyoming, with horses arriving as early as the spring of 2015.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Biosecurity Notices

December 15, 2014

Something as simple as a sign can help organizers run events that promote horse health and biosecurity.... Read More

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Belgium's Ingmar De Vos Elected FEI President

December 15, 2014

De Vos was elected by an overwhelming majority in the first round of voting, earning 98 votes out of a possible 131.... Read More

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Second Saddle Research Trust Conference Held in England

December 14, 2014

Researchers examined, discussed, and debated the latest research on saddle-related welfare and performance issues. ... Read More

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Australian Veterinarians Welcome New Biosecurity Bills

December 14, 2014

The bills are designed to strengthen measures to better manage the risk of disease entering and spreading in Australia.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Recognizes National Day of the Horse

December 13, 2014

The resolution encourages Americans to be mindful of horses' contribution to the U.S. economy, history, and character.... Read More

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Aftercare Alliance to Award $2.4M in Grants

December 13, 2014

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will award $2.4 million in grants to its 42 accredited facilities for 2014.... Read More

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Dec. 13 is the National Day of the Horse

December 13, 2014

Americans are celebrating the 10th annual National Day of the Horse on Dec. 13.... Read More

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10 Ways to Celebrate National Day of the Horse

December 12, 2014

How do you plan to celebrate?... Read More

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Lawsuit Targets St. Louis Cab Regulators

December 12, 2014

The lawsuit alleges that the St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission failed to regulate horse-drawn cabs in that city.... Read More

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Laurel Park Reaccredited by Safety Alliance

December 12, 2014

The 103-year-old racetrack received its initial NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance accreditation in 2013.... Read More

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BIVI Announces 2015 Equine Research Award Winners

December 12, 2014

Five researchers will each receive a grant of $15,000 to study equine infectious diseases during 2015.... Read More

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N.Y. Congressional Delegates Split on Carriage Ban Ordinance

December 12, 2014

The proposed law would ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City's streets.... Read More

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EU Bans Horsemeat Processed in Mexico

December 10, 2014

But one slaughter proponent doesn't believe the ban will stop the flow of horsemeat sold offshore.... Read More

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Wyoming Sues Feds Over Wild Horse Management

December 10, 2014

Meanwhile, a University of Wyoming researcher released study results on how wild horses and cattle graze the rangelands.... Read More

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RMTC Cites Progress in Medication Reform Plan

December 10, 2014

More jurisdictions are operating or will soon be operating under all or part of the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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CANTER USA Principal Awarded AAEP Lavin Cup

December 10, 2014

Robbie Timmons' vision has helped place more than 20,000 Thoroughbred ex-racehorses into new homes since 1997.... Read More

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Knowles Receives Inaugural AAEP Research Award

December 10, 2014

Dr. Donald Knowles confirmed that imidocarb dipropionate eliminates T. equi from horses with piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Hancock Receives AAEP's George Stubbs Award

December 10, 2014

Dell Hancock is the chair of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More