Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Therapeutic Riding Horses Don't Experience Undue Stress

October 22, 2017

Researchers confirmed that therapeutic riding horses exhibited low physiological and behavioral stress responses.... Read More

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Benefits of Microchipping Horses

October 21, 2017

Learn how microchips can benefit horses and their owners, especially after natural disasters.... Read More

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Three to Join BLM Wild Horse Advisory Board

October 21, 2017

James French; Sue M. McDonnell, PhD; and Fred T. Woehl, Jr. will each serve a three-year term.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Offers Courses for Racing Grooms, Trainers

October 20, 2017

A digestive health course will be free for the first 50 registrants from each of Ontario's three racing sectors.... Read More

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AHC Offers Update on Economic Impact Study

October 20, 2017

The AHC Foundation anticipates key data points from the survey will be released in late November or early December. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 19, 2017

Vets confirmed cases of EHV, influenza, African horse sickness, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.... Read More

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BLM Hosting Tours of Off-Range Wild Horse, Burro Corral

October 19, 2017

Two tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place on Oct. 27.... Read More

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Reno, Nevada, Responding After Horses Hit by Vehicles

October 19, 2017

Since Oct. 1 four horses have been struck by vehicles and killed in south Reno. ... Read More

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Time-Saving Tips: Grooming, Riding, and Transporting Horses

October 17, 2017

Our staff offers tips to help save time during your daily grooming, riding, and exercise routine. ... Read More

Volunteers try to steer newly arrived donkeys into the stable area at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds large animal evacuation center in Santa Rosa, California, on Oct. 11, 2017. More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country rushed to California to help battle infernos, which have left at least 41 people dead and thousands homeless.

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Saving Horses From the Northern California Wildfires

October 17, 2017

As wildfires rage in California, owners in Sonoma County are working together to evacuate and care for horses.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Managing Equine Arthritic Aches and Pains

October 17, 2017

Of the 515 respondents, 232 (45%) said they use joint supplements to help keep their arthritic horses comfortable.... Read More

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Horse Community Rallies While California Wildfires Rage

October 16, 2017

More than 500 horses were moved from the fire zone to fairgrounds evacuation sites in Sonoma County alone.... Read More

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The Horse, Dechra Team for Bone and Joint Education

October 16, 2017

Look for equine bone and joint health resources Oct. 16-22 on TheHorse.com.... Read More

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BLM Investigating Foal Deaths

October 15, 2017

Last week 22 foals became sick and died last week at the agency's Litchfield Corrals, near Susanville, California.... Read More

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Bill Would Outlaw Double-Decker Horse Trailers

October 14, 2017

The bill would made it illegal to transport horses across state lines in double-decker trailers.... Read More

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Ontario Large Animal Rescue Course Taking Place Nov. 17-19

October 14, 2017

Topics will include emergency preparedness, trailer safety, livestock behavior in stressful situations, and more.... Read More

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Equine Identification in the United States

October 13, 2017

Recent advances in microchip technology have made this procedure the desired identification modality of the future.... Read More

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Equine Stereotypies: Vice or Coping Mechanism?

October 12, 2017

Researchers are studying these behaviors and how they can affect equine health and welfare.... Read More

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Evacuated Horses Escape Northern California Wildfires

October 11, 2017

More than 300 horses have been evacuated amid wildfires that have burned more than 117,000 acres.... Read More

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Assateague Island Wild Horse Death Probed

October 10, 2017

Authorities are investigating after a well-known stallion called Jester was hit by a car and died from his injuries.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Barefoot for Winter

October 10, 2017

Of the 413 respondents, 219 (53%) said they have their horses' shoes pulled for the winter months.... Read More

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Olds College Launches Equine Reproduction Tech Program

October 06, 2017

The program is designed to provide participants with skills necessary to work in or operate an equine breeding facility.... Read More

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Study: Hooks on Horse Teeth an Age-Old Problem

October 06, 2017

Researchers recently discovered the first reported mandibular (cheek tooth) hook in a medieval horse.... Read More

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Keeneland Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

October 05, 2017

The alliance was formed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More

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Applications Open for Kentucky Horse Council Scholarship

October 05, 2017

Applications will be accepted until Nov. 15 and the scholarship will be awarded on Dec. 1.... Read More