Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Save the Dates for Fall Events Hosted by UK Gluck Center

June 24, 2016

Events include the John F. Timoney Symposium, Equine Research Hall of Fame event, and Reproductive Diseases Symposium.... Read More

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Tampa Bay Downs, Gulfstream Park Support Equine Research

June 24, 2016

Each track has donated $10,000 in support of advancing equine medical research in Florida.... Read More

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A Memo From the UKVDL Regarding CEM Sample Submissions

June 24, 2016

The USDA has issued revised guidelines for contagious equine metritis (CEM) culture. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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More Than 200 Horses Displaced by California Wildfires

June 24, 2016

Most of the evacuated horses are residing at the Fairplex fairgrounds, while some are stabled at Santa Anita Park.... Read More

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Time for Kentuckians to Take Mosquito Protection Measures

June 24, 2016

UK entomologists have captured Asian tiger mosquitoes, a possible carrier for the Zika virus, in Central Kentucky.... Read More

Brian Rolapp (left), Jay Hickey, and Todd Rolapp (right)

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Hickey Receives 2016 AHC Rolapp Award

June 24, 2016

Retiring AHC President Jay Hickey recieved the award normally given to a member of Congress.... Read More

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HSUS Launches Racehorse Advisory Council

June 23, 2016

The new advisory council is designed to promote higher welfare standards for the horse racing industry.... Read More

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How to Introduce Horses

June 23, 2016

An equine behavior expert and veterinarian shares recommendations for introducing horses that will live together.... Read More

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TCA Named Title Sponsor of 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover

June 23, 2016

The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will be held Oct. 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park.... Read More

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UK Grad Student Named Zoetis Vet Parasitology Resident

June 23, 2016

Ashley Steuer, DVM, will carry out a dual residency and PhD program in veterinary parasitology.... Read More

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Choosing the Right Horse for Happy Trails

June 23, 2016

Follow these tips when searching for the best four-legged trail riding partner.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Hosts Annual Meeting

June 22, 2016

The coalition announced that Operation Gelding will be expanded based on positive survey results.... Read More

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Montana Horse Rescue Operator Pleads

June 22, 2016

Dalene Rindal pleaded no contest to charges connected to the seizure of 29 horses from her rescue farm two years ago.... Read More

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2016 Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed

June 22, 2016

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

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Teri L. Lear Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

June 22, 2016

Lear was an equine genetics researcher and associate professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center. She died May 14.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Training Help

June 21, 2016

Of the 685 respondents, 277 (40%) said they ask a trainer, riding instructor, or coach for help with training issues.... Read More

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Rescued Horse 'Lily' Dies

June 21, 2016

The mare abandoned at an auction before being adopted by Jon and Tracey Stewart died after being injured in a fall.... Read More

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Canada Introduces New Equine Biosecurity Standards

June 21, 2016

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

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Endurance Horse Positive for Banned, Controlled Substances

June 21, 2016

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

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The Horse, TheHorse.com Win Equine Media Awards

June 21, 2016

Of the four awards, two came in the same class in which TheHorse.com was the sole entity recognized for excellence.... Read More

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Lightning Strike Blamed for Michigan Barn Fire

June 20, 2016

A mare and her foal were killed in the in blaze in Gilead Township.... Read More

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Horse Dads: Fond Memories on Father's Day

June 19, 2016

The Horse staff and readers reflect on lessons and memories they've shared with the horsemen in their lives.... Read More

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Researchers: Education, Prevention Help Boost Horse Welfare

June 18, 2016

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

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TCA Elects Five to Board of Directors

June 18, 2016

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

Kibb Mills (standing left) and Ian Bardwell (standing right), of the Rocky Mountain District’s Trails Program in Montana, stand next to their newly-acquired saddle-trained wild horses from Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC). The trainers (mounted) are inmates with NNCC who have worked with these horses for up to four months to prepare them for adoption.

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

June 17, 2016

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