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2016 Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed

The summit will feature talks on racing surfaces, equine injuries, nutrition, biosecurity, respiratory health, and more. Read More

Canada Introduces New Equine Biosecurity Standards

The document chronicles simple ways for owners and handlers to protect horses from disease. Read More

Endurance Horse Positive for Banned, Controlled Substances

The Jordanian horse tested positive for boldenone, dexamethasone, meloxicam, phenylbutazone, and oxyphenbutazone. Read More

Horse at Ruidoso Downs Euthanized Due to EHV-1

A single horse tested positive for neurologic EHV-1 on June 17. That horse's barn has been quarantined. Read More

Researchers: Education, Prevention Help Boost Horse Welfare

An improved economy, education, and other measures have reduced Minnesota's neglected horse population, researchers say. Read More

TCA Elects Five to Board of Directors

Bob Beck; Terry Finley; Lesley Howard; J. David Richardson, MD; and Jaime Roth will join the board of directors. Read More

Inmate-Trained Wild Horses to Work for U.S. Forest Service

Three saddle-trained wild horses were selected to work as pack string horses for U.S. Forest Service trail crews. Read More

Carpenter Receives 2016 Equine Industry Vision Award

Gary L. Carpenter is the commissioner and CEO of the National Reining Horse Association. Read More

Equine Influenza Confirmed in Jackson County, West Virginia

As a result, officials are advising owners in Jackson and adjoining counties to use caution when moving their horses. Read More

Chatham Co., Georgia, Owners: Protect Horses from EEE

Chatham County Mosquito Control has detected EEE in mosquito populations in the western part of the country. Read More

Jockey Concussion Management Protocol Study Starting Soon

The UK and Jockeys' Guild study could evolve into the first comprehensive concussion management protocol for jockeys. Read More

Virginia Tech Equine Medical Center Launches Farrier Service

Paul Goodness, CJF, and his team will provide full-time services at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. Read More

Creator Surges Late to Win 2016 Belmont Stakes

Blocked behind horses with a quarter-mile to run, Creator finished strong to catch Destin and win the race by a nose. Read More

BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

The BLM plans to gather horses and administer the PZP-22 fertility control vaccine to mares returned to the complex. Read More

RMTC Adds Cooper to Task Force on Glaucine

Carolyn Cooper, DVM, is the director of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency's Equine Drug Control Program. Read More

New Mexico Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate Against WNV

Owners are encouraged to vaccinate their horses prior to the onset of peak mosquito season. Read More

Stakes Winner Delay of Game Dead at 23

The 23-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was euthanized June 6 due to the infirmities of old age. Read More

Disease Trends Reinforce Importance of Good Biosecurity

Is your horse protected from infectious disease? Here are tips on how to keep him safe at home and on the road. Read More

BLM Seeks Input on Plan to Manage Pine Nut Wild Horses

Public comments will be accepted through July 6. Read More

Applications Open for 2016 AAEP Foundation Research Fellows

These annual scholarships are awarded to AAEP-member veterinarians who are beginning careers in equine research. Read More

BLM to Host Wild Horse Day in Oregon

Specialists will share how the Wild Horse and Burro Program works and showcase adoptable animals in demonstrations. Read More

Butte Co., California, Officials Warn Horses at Risk for WNV

Officials are encouraging vaccination, which has proven to be an effective disease prevention tool. Read More

TCA Announces Award of Merit Winners for May

The award recognizes individuals or groups working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds or those caring for them. Read More

Maine Horse Owners: Vaccinate Horses Now

State officials say now's the time to vaccinate horses against rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, and West Nile virus. Read More

Kentucky Livestock Investigation Training Registration Open

The event for county and state officials will take place Aug. 1-3 at Morehead State University. Read More