Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Future of Thoroughbred Jump Racing in Australia Uncertain

January 27, 2016

Thoroughbred jump racing remains in the spotlight of welfare debates despite safety improvements in recent years.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Winter Shoeing Solutions

January 26, 2016

The majority of the respondents said their horses will go without shoes this winter. ... Read More

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Record Snowfall Challenges Horse Owners

January 26, 2016

Several barns in affected regions collapsed under the weight of the snow. ... Read More

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All Horses, People Safe After Barn Fire at Old Friends

January 25, 2016

Two horses were in the quarantine/hospital barn when it caught fire on Jan. 23, but both were evacuated safely.... Read More

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TCA Named Thoroughbred Club of America Beneficiary

January 24, 2016

TCA will use the funds to support organizations that work on behalf of Thoroughbreds and the people who care for them.... Read More

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February KENA Meeting Focuses on 'Game Changers'

January 21, 2016

Sonja Keating, Esq., of the USEF, and Dionne Benson, DVM, of the RMTC, will speak.... Read More

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Ocala Stud, FTBOA Join Grayson-Jockey Club Ocala Initiative

January 20, 2016

The Ocala Initiative is designed to build support for equine health and welfare research in Florida.... Read More

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NYC Mayor, Carriage Cabbies Reach Agreement

January 20, 2016

The agreement would reduce the number of carriage horses in New York City and relocate the stables to Central Park.... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Funds 16 Horse Health Studies

January 20, 2016

The studies funded cover equine health challenges including infectious diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, and more. ... Read More

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Houston Task Force Battles Equine Cruelty Crimes

January 20, 2016

Monty's Task Force aims to provide education, increased access to low-cost veterinary services, and more.... Read More

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Is Sustainability a Heritable Trait in Thoroughbreds?

January 20, 2016

While environmental factors, such as nutrition and training, shape sustainability, genetics influence it, as well.... Read More

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Ford Receives 2015 EQUUS Foundation/USEF Humanitarian Award

January 19, 2016

Anna Ford is the program director of New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Young Horse Ownership

January 19, 2016

Of the 634 respondents, 531 (81%) said they have owned a horse 4 years old or younger.... Read More

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OIE Shares New Strategic Plan Details

January 19, 2016

The organization's plan includes six studies focused on equine influenza, African horse sickness, and glanders.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Potential Wild Horse Off-Range Pasture

January 18, 2016

The proposed action involves a possible a wild horse facility on a 3,900-acre property near Fountain Green, Utah.... Read More

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Oldest Breeders' Cup Champion Gulch Dead at 32

January 18, 2016

The 32-year-old Thoroughbred stallion was euthanized Jan. 17 due to complications from cancer.... Read More

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AHP Annual Awards Contest Gets a New Name

January 18, 2016

Starting with the 2016 award contest, the competition will be renamed to the AHP Equine Media Awards.... Read More

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Polo Player Roldan Named Brooke USA Ambassador

January 17, 2016

Nic Roldan is also the first polo player to become an ambassador for the Brooke USA.... Read More

Feral horses run freely on the beaches of Sable Island.

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Sable Island Horses Buck Bacteria Trend

January 16, 2016

Researchers found "remarkably low levels" of E. coli colonization in Sable Island horses' guts.... Read More

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Ontario Barn Blaze Claims 12 Horses

January 15, 2016

Authorities said one horse escaped the blaze. The cause remains under investigation.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants More Than $1 Million to Assist At-Risk Horses

January 15, 2016

in 2015 the ASPCA awarded more than $1 million in grants to support 124 organizations across the country.... Read More

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Data Shows Decrease in Breaches of British Racing Whip Rules

January 15, 2016

A new report revealed a 9% decrease in offences in 2015 compared to 2014.... Read More

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Winter Farm Care Checklist

January 14, 2016

Experts share their time-tested steps for cold weather readiness around the barn.... Read More

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Manure Management Workshops Scheduled in Pennsylvania

January 14, 2016

Pennsylvania law requires any operation that generates manure to complete and implement a manure management plan.... Read More

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Police Seek Tips in New York Horse Shooting

January 13, 2016

An alleged drive-by shooting left a Kirkland horse dead late last month.... Read More