Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Nevada Terminates Virginia Herd Management Agreement

December 16, 2017

Previously the state worked with the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign to manage the herd of estray horses.... Read More

Government officials from the Hong Kong SAR and the Chinese Mainland, along with industry experts from around the world, toured the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Conghua Training Centre.

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Animal Health Officials, Vets Tour Conghua Training Centre

December 16, 2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club's Conghua Training Centre, on the Chinese mainland, is slated to open in 2018.... Read More

Left to Right: Fiona Cunnington, Martin Clunes, and Julian Samuelson.

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BEVA Trust Wins BHS Welfare Award

December 15, 2017

The BEVA Trust allows veterinarians to volunteer for projects that enhance equine welfare both locally and globally.... Read More

Hong Kong Jockey Club Chairman Dr. Simon S.O. Ip, CBE, JP, addresses Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese government officials and delegates at the opening ceremony of the International Conference on the Equine Disease Free Zone.

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Hong Kong, China Establish Equine Disease-Free Zone

December 15, 2017

The only equine disease-free zone on the Chinese mainland paves the way for a new Thoroughbred training center.... Read More

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Peaceable Farm Operator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

December 14, 2017

Anne Williams, who operated a horse rescue in Virginia, pleaded guilty to embezzling funds donated to help the horses.... Read More

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Ontario Equestrian Donates to Equine Research

December 14, 2017

With the donation Equine Guelph researchers will study gut health and colic prevention.... Read More

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Finding Balance Amid the Day-to-Day Rigors of Vet Practice

December 14, 2017

Nigel Marsh shares advice for veterinarians on achieving the often-elusive balance between careers and personal lives.... Read More

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FEI Issues Decision in Endurance Prohibited Substance Cases

December 13, 2017

The federation also announced a new prohibited substance case involving another endurance horse and rider.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Groundwork Practice

December 12, 2017

Of the 452 respondents, 367 (81%) said groundwork is a regular part of their routine with their horses.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in Connecticut Horse

December 12, 2017

Tests are pending on three additional horses. The horses were vaccinated and are recovering.... Read More

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Two EHV Cases Confirmed in Illinois

December 11, 2017

The index facility in Champaign County has been quarantined after the two EHV-positive horses were euthanized.... Read More

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Do Horses in Mild Climates Need Extra Care During Winter?

December 11, 2017

Not everyone sees snow fly during the winter months, but horses still have seasonal needs that must be met.... Read More

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Time to Ride Contest Rewards Top Marketing Strategies

December 11, 2017

This written-entry contest rewards Time to Ride Challenge contestants for innovative and effective outreach strategies.... Read More

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TAA Accredited 37 Organizations for 2017

December 09, 2017

The organizations include 31 that were reaccredited and six that received accreditation for the first time.... Read More

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Vets Triage San Luis Rey Downs Survivors

December 08, 2017

Some people lost everything, while surviving humans and horses face injuries and ailments of varying severities.... Read More

Eight-months-pregnant Vicki Nicholls,  BSc(hons), BVetMed, Cert AVP, MRCVS, BAEDT, with Dandy Farm's Marley, four weeks after delivering him.

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BEVA's MumsVet Introduces Guidance Resources for Employers

December 08, 2017

The documents are designed to provide guidance and resources for veterinary employers with pregnant staff.... Read More

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Equine Parasitology Research Dr. Gene Lyons Dies

December 08, 2017

Eugene T. Lyons, PhD, a longtime UK Department of Veterinary Science faculty member, died Dec. 7. He was 86.... Read More

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Cameron Lago Wins Roger L'Heureux Memorial Award Winner

December 08, 2017

Lago, a Standardbred groom in Canada, will receive full tuition for two online courses through Equine Guelph.... Read More

Evacuated horses remain in stalls at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.

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Horses Killed, Others Evacuated From California Wildfires

December 08, 2017

The region's equestrian community has worked day and night to remove horses from the blazes' paths.... Read More

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ARCI Model Rules Committee to Meet Dec. 7-8

December 07, 2017

Possible discussion topics include joint treatments and injections, detailed equine health records, and more.... Read More

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Napoleon's Marengo Gets a Facelift

December 07, 2017

Nearly 200 years after his death, scientists at the U.K.'s Natural History Museum gave Marengo a full skeletal makeover.... Read More

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Nominations Open for 2018 Equine Industry Vision Award

December 07, 2017

The award recognizes innovation across the entire equine market, as well as ingenuity and service.... Read More

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Cold Weather and Fresh Horses

December 07, 2017

Why do horses act "fresh" when it's cold outside? An equine behaviorist investigates. ... Read More

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What Does a 'Free' Horse Cost? Part 1

December 07, 2017

Here's what you need to know before acquiring a free (or nearly free) horse.... Read More

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Hundreds of Horses Removed From California Fire Zone

December 06, 2017

Some horses were evacuated to the Ventura County Fairgrounds while others are staying at private facilities.... Read More