Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Thoroughbred Breeding Farms Support TAA

March 04, 2015

Farms agreed to donate 25% or more of the advertised stud fee for each stallion on their roster to the TAA..... Read More

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USDA Seeks Comments on Proposed Animal Export Rule Updates

March 04, 2015

The proposed rules would only pertain to animals intended for permanent export from the United States.... Read More

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BLM Utah Seeks Comment on Wild Horse Fertility Control Plan

March 04, 2015

The plan involves treating mares in the Onaqui herd management area with a fertility control vaccine via remote darting.... Read More

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20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 04, 2015

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods. It begins with understanding your farm.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Mares, Geldings, or Stallions?

March 03, 2015

Of the 1,485 respondents, 605 (41%) said they prefer to own geldings.... Read More

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App Connects New York Police With State Animal Statutes

March 03, 2015

The app is designed to give law enforcement personnel easy access to New York's animal laws.... Read More

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Gleeson Named to Grayson-Jockey Club Position

March 03, 2015

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation provides funding for equine research that benefits all breeds of horses.... Read More

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The Horse Media Group LLC to Publish The Horse, TheHorse.com

March 02, 2015

The Horse Media Group LLC replaced Blood-Horse Publications as the publisher as of March 1.... Read More

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Merial Acquires Legend, Marquis from Bayer

March 02, 2015

Merial acquired Marquis (15% w/w ponazuril), used to treat EPM, and joint therapy product Legend (hyaluronate sodium).... Read More

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Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

March 02, 2015

Prepare a disaster plan for keeping your horse safe during wildfires, hurricanes, and other emergencies.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Champion Creator Dead at 29

March 02, 2015

The 29-year-old son of Mill Reef was euthanized Feb. 28 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital due to colic.... Read More

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Horse Community Planning, Zoning Resources Now Available

March 01, 2015

The resources include information on land use planning, zoning, and implications for horses and related activities.... Read More

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Charges Dismissed in Vermont Arabian Horse Cruelty Case

March 01, 2015

Animal cruelty charges against a Vermont woman accused of maltreating 23 Arabian horses have been dropped.... Read More

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Kentucky House Passes Estray Horse Bill

February 28, 2015

The legislation would reduce the number of days Kentucky counties must keep estray animals in their custody.... Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm displays his original Equidoodle with Old Friends founder Michael Blowen (left) and volunteer Nick Newman.

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Old Friends Debuts 'Equidoodles' by Equine Champions

February 27, 2015

These abstract paintings by celebrated Thoroughbred retirees will debut in an exclusive eBay auction starting March 1.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Herd Seized

February 27, 2015

Authorities have seized nearly 40 allegedly maltreated horses from a farm in Dallas, Oregon.... Read More

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FEI Removes UAE Endurance Events from Official Calendar

February 27, 2015

The FEI took an emergency measure to protect horse welfare and to preserve the integrity of its rules and regulations.... Read More

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Graded Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead at 25

February 26, 2015

The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized Feb. 25 due to complications with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More

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Report: Six Horses Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

February 25, 2015

Six horses were killed in an early morning fire that consumed two barns at Chanteclaire Farm near Midway on Feb. 25. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 25, 2015

The BLM is seeking pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming environment for horses removed from rangelands.... Read More

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Stakeholders Issue Statement on British Anti-Doping Rules

February 25, 2015

North America Thoroughbred stakeholders respond to the British Horseracing Authority's new Equine Anti-Doping Rules.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

February 25, 2015

The legislation would place wild horses under state and Native American tribe jurisdiction rather than under the BLM's.... Read More

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South Dakota Authorities Probe Horse Shooting

February 25, 2015

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot and killed a horse near the city of Mitchell.... Read More

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Appeals Court Rules Against USDA on Soring Penalties

February 24, 2015

The court ruled that the USDA doesn't have authority to require minimum penalties for Horse Protection Act violators.... Read More

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Arizona Miniature Horse Association Vice President Charged

February 24, 2015

The Miniature Horse Association of Arizona's vice president has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More