Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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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

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Making it Legal: Equine Lease, Sales, and Boarding Contracts

October 05, 2017

Getting any horse agreement in writing could help you avoid a trip to court. Here's what you should know. ... Read More

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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet in Colorado

October 04, 2017

The board will meet Oct. 18-19 in Grand Junction to discuss wild horses and burros residing on public lands.... Read More

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LSU Equine Service Renovates Horse Recovery Stalls

October 03, 2017

Funding for the renovation was provided by a donation from the Pfeiffer-Burt estate.... Read More

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BLM Launches Scoping Period for Horse Gather, Research

October 03, 2017

The agency has proposed a wild horse gather in the Onaqui Herd Management Area in Utah.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Older Horse Care Concerns

October 03, 2017

Readers said maintaining weight, osteoarthritis, and other lameness were their top senior horse care concerns. ... Read More

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Frisbie Selected as 2018 AAEP Vice-President

October 03, 2017

Dr. David Frisbie will be installed during the Nov. 20 President's Luncheon at the 2017 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Settlement Reached Between FEI, Show Jumper Paige Johnson

October 02, 2017

Johnson's horse Luke Skywalker 46 tested positive for the local anesthetic pramoxine in January.... Read More

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Plane With Horse Feed, Vet Supplies Lands in Puerto Rico

October 02, 2017

Equine groups hope to help the more than 800 Thoroughbreds at Camarero Race Track and other horses on the island.... Read More