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Maryland Horse Industry Board Awards Grants for 2016

The board awarded $30,000 in grants to 30 organizations across the state. Read More

BLM Launches Scoping on Proposed Wild Horse Research Gather

The BLM hopes to research the behavior of spayed mares. Read More

Belmont Stakes Winner Touch Gold Retired to Old Friends

The 21-year-old stallion is known for denying Silver Charm a Triple Crown victory in 1997. Read More

Seventh Racehorse Safety, Welfare Summit Scheduled

The summit will be held June 28, 2016, at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion, in Lexington, Kentucky. Read More

BLM Seeks Comment on Sulphur Wild Horse Gather EA

The assessment includes a proposal to remove excess wild horses and apply fertility control over a 10-year period. Read More

Congress Passes Three-Year Tax Depreciation for Racehorses

Congress passed important tax incentives for horse owners as part of comprehensive budget and tax legislation. Read More

61st Convention Goes Down as Second Largest in AAEP History

Nearly 7,400 veterinary professionals, students, exhibitors, and guests attended the convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read More

ARCI Seeks to Unify Industry in Regulatory Restructuring

The group hopes to unify the racing industry behind efforts to strengthen integrity and a central rule-making process. Read More

Time to Ride Best Practices Contest Rewards Savvy Marketers

Stables won cash and prizes for their innovative event and promotion strategies used in public outreach. Read More

TAA Grants $2.48 Million to Accredited Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will award $2.48 million in grants to its 56 accredited organizations. Read More

BLM Seeks Comment on Central Utah Wild Burro Gather

Researchers hope to study burros' fertility, reproductive rate, survival and mortality, habitat selection, and more. Read More

Hinrichs Named Texas A&M University System Regents Professor

Katrin Hinrichs, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, is internationally recognized for her research in equine reproductive physiology. Read More

OTTB Makeover Competitors Receive Touch of Class Awards

Michelle Warro, Rebecca Walters, and Neil Agate received the Maryland Horse Industry Board's awards on Dec. 5. Read More

APHIS Seeking Comments on EIA Control

The group says it will use the input received to formulate recommendations for EIA control. Read More

Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Horses

Equine Veterinarians Australia says the misuse of cobalt in horses is a serious welfare issue. Read More

AQHA Executive Committee Modifies Lip Chain Rule

The committee approved the use of a lip cord in amateur and open halter classes for stallions aged 1 year and older. Read More

NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Updates Code of Standards

The changes encourage governing jurisdictions to adopt RMTC criteria pertaining to official drug testing laboratories. Read More

Recreational Trails Program Reauthorized

Grassroots efforts from equestrians played an important role in ensuring the program was included in the FAST Act. Read More

Six Promising New Vets Awarded AAEP Foundation Scholarships

Six 2015 veterinary graduates committed to careers in equine medicine were each presented with $4,000 scholarships. Read More

Ultrasonography Pioneer Named AAEP Distinguished Educator

Dr. Virginia Reef was named a distinguished educator (academic) at the 2015 AAEP Convention. Read More

Retired Practitioner Named Distinguished Educator

Recently retired John W. Lee, Jr., DVM, received the Distinguished Educator (Mentor) Award at the 2015 AAEP Convention. Read More

AAEP Past President Receives Distinguished Life Member Award

Dr. Nat White was recognized for his leadership and volunteerism in the AAEP during his 43 years of membership. Read More

New Jersey Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board of Directors

Daniel P. Keenan, DVM, will serve on the board for a three-year term, which expires in 2018. Read More

Montana Consulting Practice Owner Joins AAEP Board

Amy Grice, VMD, MBA, retired in 2015 from a New York practice to open a veterinary consulting practice in Montana. Read More

Florida Reproduction Specialist Named AAEP Vice President

Margo Macpherson, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, will assume the role of AAEP president in 2018. Read More