Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Kentucky Derby Contender Dance With Fate Euthanized

July 24, 2014

Dance With Fate was euthanized after sustaining a serious injury July 24 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.... Read More

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UK to Host Eastern Kentucky Grazing Day

July 24, 2014

The event will take place Aug. 23 at the Morgan County extension research farm in West Liberty. ... Read More

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Judge Rules New Mexico Horses Not Wild

July 24, 2014

A judge ruled that horses roaming in Placitas are not wild and a gather that took place last year was legal.... Read More

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Delaware, Lab Work to Improve Racehorse Drug Test Turnaround

July 23, 2014

Delaware's racing commission is working with a Kentucky lab to facilitate quicker equine drug test turnaround.... Read More

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Queen's Racehorse Tests Positive for Morphine

July 23, 2014

Estimate, the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup winner belonging to Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for morphine.... Read More

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Utah Authorities Seek Horse Shooter

July 23, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify whoever shot and killed four Davis County horses.... Read More

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Commentary: Keeping the Promise

July 22, 2014

The Blood-Horse's editor shares thoughts on a promise to keep racehorses safe on all track surfaces.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Club of America to Honor Veterinarians

July 22, 2014

The club will honor Larry R. Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS; Edward H. Fallon, DVM; and A. Gary Lavin, VMD. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Finding a Veterinarian

July 22, 2014

Of the 872 respondents, 498 (57%) said their current veterinarian was recommended by a friend or equestrian.... Read More

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Minnesota Man Charged in Horse Deaths

July 22, 2014

A Minnesota man is facing animal cruelty charges connected to the deaths of two foals and two older horses.... Read More

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Dehydration Eyed as Cause of Utah Horse Deaths

July 22, 2014

As authorities probe possible dehydration-related horse deaths, learn why water is crucial to horses' health.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation, Zoetis Award Scholarships to New Vets

July 21, 2014

Nine veterinary graduates of 2014 committed to careers in equine health care received $4,000 scholarships.... Read More

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Iowa Horse Shooter Sought

July 21, 2014

Iowa authorities hope a $1,000 cash reward will help identify whoever shot a 14-month-old horse.... Read More

Britain’s HRH Princess Anne presents Minnesota veterinarian Dr. Julia Wilson with an award recognizing her veterinary team’s volunteer work to improve the health of working horses in Honduras.

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Wilson Receives Award at Working Equid Colloquium

July 20, 2014

Dr. Julia Wilson received the award recognizing her team's work to improve working horses' health in Honduras.... Read More

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Commentary: Mentoring the Horse Industry's Next Generation

July 19, 2014

One veterinarian shares his thoughts on how we can mentor the horsemen and veterinarians of the future.... Read More

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Advanced Pasture Management Seminar Takes Place Sept. 13

July 19, 2014

Attendees will learn to maximize their pastures' productivity while improving horse and environmental health.... Read More

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New Vocations Receives Grant for Thoroughbred Aftercare

July 18, 2014

The ASPCA grant will aid in rehabilitating Thoroughbreds retiring from the racetrack.... Read More

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Bill Targeting Illegal Fly Grazing in England Introduced

July 18, 2014

Fly grazing is the practice of leaving a horse to graze on a piece of land without permission.... Read More

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Tennessee Authorities Seek Horse Slasher

July 18, 2014

Authorities are hoping the public can help identify whoever cut a horse's leg while it grazed in its pasture.... Read More

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Britain Investigating Positive Morphine Tests in Racehorses

July 18, 2014

Five horses under the care of various trainers tested positive for morphine in their 'A' samples.... Read More

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Commentary: Using a 'Checklist' Mindset for Racehorses

July 16, 2014

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares how a checklist could benefit racehorse health.... Read More

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AHC Presents 2014 Van Ness Award to Illinois' Paul Briney

July 16, 2014

The award honors a person who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state.... Read More

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Keynote Speakers for 2014 ISES Conference Announced

July 16, 2014

The conference will feature presentations on topics ranging from horse husbandry to high-level performance.... Read More

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Kind, Mays Promoted in TVMDL Drug Testing Laboratory

July 16, 2014

The TVMDL provides drug-testing services to the pari-mutuel horse and greyhound racing industries.... Read More

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Woman Arrested for Defrauding Horse Rescue Contributors

July 16, 2014

Wyoming authorities have arrested a woman accused of defrauding contributors to her equine rescue operation.... Read More