Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Albemarle County, Virginia, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

January 19, 2018

The horse had been a patient at the New Bolton Center, where it was exposed to a horse subsequently diagnosed with EHM.... Read More

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BLM Holding Hearings on Vehicle Use in Horse Management

January 19, 2018

The hearings regarding motor vehicle and helicopter use in wild horse management will take place in Idaho and Montana.... Read More

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Merges With MAVANA

January 19, 2018

Mixed Animal Veterinary Associates of North America includes 22 equine, mixed animal, and companion animal practices.... Read More

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Reducing Horse Racing Fatalities: Where Do We Go from Here?

January 19, 2018

Fatal injuries in North American flat racing horses has decreased by 23%, but there's still work to be done.... Read More

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Horse Left on Louisiana Roadside After Trailer Crash

January 18, 2018

Authorities found a seriously injured, apparently malnourished filly next to an overturned trailer in St. Landry Parish.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Penn Vet's New Bolton Center Under EHV Quarantine

January 18, 2018

On Jan. 16 a horse recently admitted to the hospital for non-neurologic signs tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Horses' Eye Blink Rate Could Reveal Stress Levels

January 18, 2018

Full and half blinks decreased significantly during stressful situations, researchers found.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Found Butchered

January 17, 2018

Similar incidents have occurred in Florida, but authorities say this is the first of its kind reported in Pueblo County.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Winter Water Sources for Horses

January 16, 2018

Of the 838 respondents, nearly 500 use heated water buckets or a tank with a heating element to provide fresh water.... Read More

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Jockey Club TIP Increases 2018 Shows and Offerings

January 14, 2018

The TIP also announced its 12 participants in the its 2018 Youth Ambassador Program.... Read More

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2018 TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 14, 2018

Thoroughbred aftercare organizations interested in applying for accreditation must do so by 6:00 p.m. on Apr. 15.... Read More

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UHC Announces New 'Operation Chip' Program

January 13, 2018

The UHC has partnered with MicrochipID Equine to provide the microchips for Operation Gelding participants.... Read More

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Equine Welfare Advocates Sue Over Ft. Polk Horses

January 13, 2018

The group hopes to prevent the Army from gathering horses residing nearby until a lawsuit about the animals is resolved.... Read More

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Two European Slow Feeders for Horses Compared

January 13, 2018

On average it took horses about 30% longer to eat from both slow feeders compared to the ground, researchers found.... Read More

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Remains of More Than 20 Horses Found in Florida

January 12, 2018

The remains of more than 20 horses apparently slaughtered for meat were discovered near a roadside in Miami-Dade County.... Read More

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BLM Conducting Triple B Complex Wild Horse Gather

January 12, 2018

Some gathered mares will be treated with a fertility-control vaccine and released back to the range.... Read More

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10 Retired Racehorse Resources on TheHorse.com

January 11, 2018

Get tips and information on considerations for choosing and transitioning racehorses for second careers.... Read More

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Single EHV-1 Case Reported at Belmont Park

January 11, 2018

The horse tested positive after developing a fever and mild respiratory issues.... Read More

Taylor Kleba (left), Zoetis equine specialist in Wisconsin, presents Susan Wellman, the American Standardbred Adoption Program director, with the $5,000 donation from Zoetis. The equine charity was nominated by Taylor Rietveld.

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Zoetis Announces Charity Sweepstakes Donation Recipient

January 11, 2018

The American Standardbred Adoption Program received $5,000 following nomination by vet student Taylor Rietveld.... Read More

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Past Political, Climatic Changes Challenged Chinese Horses

January 11, 2018

Still, horses fared better than other livestock because of their adaptability and military usefulness, researchers say.... Read More

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BLM Plans Cold Springs, Hog Creek Wild Horse Gathers

January 10, 2018

The BLM said the gathers will return populations to within appropriate management levels and reduce resource impacts.... Read More

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Graham Motion Joins Water Hay Oats Alliance

January 10, 2018

He's the latest member in a growing list of Thoroughbred trainers that support passage of the Horseracing Integrity Act.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Information on Arizona Wild Burro Death

January 09, 2018

The agency is investigating an incident that left a wild burro seriously injured and resulted in the animal's death.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse-Related Resolutions for 2018

January 09, 2018

Of the 196 respondents, 101 (52%) said they've set a horse-related resolution for the new year.... Read More

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South Carolina Saddle Thief Sought

January 09, 2018

Five saddles, other equestrian equipment, and a pressure washer were taken from a property near Lake Wateree last month.... Read More