Equine Welfare & Legislation

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California Man Arrested in Missing Horses Case

May 21, 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a pair of California Quarter Horses.... Read More

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PAST Act Supporters to Rally in Washington

May 20, 2014

Supports of the bill will gather in Washington, D.C., in June to show their support for the legislation.... Read More

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Can 'Chrome' Wear Nasal Strip in Belmont?

May 19, 2014

Trainer Art Sherman formally requested to race California Chrome with a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Hoskins, Humane Group Reach Settlement over Horses

May 17, 2014

Morgan Horse breeder Beth Hoskins is permitted own 35 horses, the settlement says.... Read More

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Iowa Man Waives Hearing in Equine Cruelty Case

May 15, 2014

An Iowa man accused of maltreating more than 60 horses has waived a hearing connected to the case.... Read More

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Breaking Down Ethics and Equine Medicine

May 15, 2014

Whether a vet is practicing or working in research, ethics play a central role in his or her decision-making.... Read More

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Study: Owners Might be Missing Equine Welfare Issues

May 12, 2014

French researchers recently observed that many people are missing signs of poor welfare in their horses.... Read More

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Happy and Unhappy Horses at Home

May 08, 2014

Has any research been done regarding what horses might like and dislike about their homes?... Read More

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Missouri Horse Herd Removed for Rehabilitation

May 07, 2014

A heard of 30 horses is receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property in Morgan County.... Read More

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South Carolina Authorities Seek Horse Shooter

May 06, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot a horse while it grazed in its Union County pasture.... Read More

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Asmussen: PETA Allegations 'Completely False'

May 05, 2014

Steve Asmussen says the allegations are untrue, and he hopes to have the chance to defend himself in court.... Read More

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SPANA Launches Fundraising Effort to Train African Farriers

May 03, 2014

A survey found that most cart horses in two Ethiopian towns suffer from problems caused by poor farriery.... Read More

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Study: Tongue Ties Appear to Benefit Racehorses

May 03, 2014

Researchers say that if they're applied correctly, tongue ties don't appear to cause horses stress or pain.... Read More

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Walking Horse Owners Sue Blount County Humane Group

May 02, 2014

The owners are seeking $2.1 million in connection with horses seized during a cruelty investigation.... Read More

FEI Director of Endurance Ian Williams addresses the session dedicated to the discipline during the 2014 FEI Sports Forum.

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Endurance Horse Welfare Initiatives Introduced

April 30, 2014

The Federation Equestre Internationale introduced steps designed to improve endurance equine welfare.... Read More

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California Authorities Seek Missing Quarter Horses

April 29, 2014

Authorities are hoping the public can help them locate a pair of Quarter Horses that went missing last year.... Read More

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Equine Health, Security Protocols for Ky. Derby Outlined

April 29, 2014

Churchill Downs outlined its enhanced security measures for horses competing in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. ... Read More

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Legislation would Protect N.Y. Carriage Horse Industry

April 28, 2014

The legislation would keep municipalities from limiting or eliminating permits issued to carriage operators.... Read More

Come August, France will host the seventh edition of the World Equestrian Games. Here, France's own Cedric Lyard Competes in the Games' eventing test event.

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WEG 2014: Taking Normandy by Storm

April 28, 2014

Get a preview of what's to come when France hosts the 2014 World Equestrian Games. ... Read More

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Iowa Authorities Remove Allegedly Neglected Horse Herd

April 26, 2014

An Iowa man is facing cruelty charges after authorities removed 61 horses from his Bremer County property.... Read More

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Former Ohio Horse Rescuer Found Guilty

April 25, 2014

On April 22 a jury found Shula Woodworth guilty of three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty toward horses.... Read More

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Abandoned Horses: Who Owns Them and Who is Liable?

April 24, 2014

Horse abandonment isn't uncommon in hard economic times. Here's what to know about handling abandoned horses.... Read More

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More than a Dozen Horses Seized in New York

April 22, 2014

A herd of 16 allegedly malnourished horses and one Miniature Horse were removed from a Sodus, N.Y., last week.... Read More

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Florida Veterinarian Charged with Cruelty

April 22, 2014

The veterinarian was charged with cruelty connected to an ongoing investigation of an animal sanctuary.... Read More

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Florida Pair Charged with Animal Cruelty

April 21, 2014

A Florida couple is facing animal cruelty charges in connection with the seizure of 17 horses in their care.... Read More