Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Second Annual Equine Law Conference

October 11, 2002

Horse Law News will be hosting its Second Annual Equine Law Conference on October 27, 2000 at Bay Meadows Raceway, just minutes from the San Francisco Airport and the Grand National Rodeo and Horseshow at the Cow Palace. Speakers at the... Read More

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Fifth Annual EQUITANA USA Hosts 53,234

October 11, 2002

EQUITANA USA, “The World's Fair of Equestrian Sports,” hosted 53,234 horse lovers from across the country and abroad at its fifth annual North American show June 15-18 in Louisville, Kentucky.

“This year's attendance... Read More

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FEI Approves Reining As Newest Discipline

October 11, 2002

During its General Assembly Meeting April 13-15 held in Mainz, Germany, the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) approved reining as its newest discipline. The FEI acceptance places reining in a position to move forward as a major... Read More

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Equine Research the Winner as Standardbred Breeders and Community Support ERC's Flamboro Fundraiser

October 11, 2002

Response to the Equine Research Centre's (ERC) second annual Flamboro Downs Night at the Races fundraiser was “absolutely amazing”, according to the Centre's President, Dr. Andrew Clarke.

“It is always heartening to see the support of... Read More

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital Open House

October 11, 2002

The 21st Annual Veterinary Teaching Hospital Open House will be running April 7-9 at Colorado State University.

In addition to lectures and presentations by faculty, staff and professionals at the hospital, the open house will offer a... Read More

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Horse Dealer Fined $10,000 For Falsifying Tests

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Bodee Baldwin of Amarillo, Texas, has been formally sentenced in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, Va., for making false statements to a federal agency.

Baldwin was sentenced Feb.... Read More

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EVA Confirmed In Kentucky

October 11, 2002

An outbreak of equine viral arteritis (EVA) was confirmed on one Thoroughbred farm on March 20.... Read More

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Most Influential Horsemen Announced

October 11, 2002

The following are the 50 horsemen featured in the Chronicle Of The Horse's Turn of the Century Issue; The Chronicle's editorial staff joined 24 accomplished horsemen in selecting the final roster of winners, including: Neil Ayer,... Read More

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Horse Town Opens Its Doors To Visitors

October 11, 2002

It's more than just a town. The new exhibit at the American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum offers a world of opportunity to anyone interested in learning about horses.

A family-oriented, hands-on exhibit, “Horse Town”... Read More

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Cookie Company Fears Snacks Will Be Mistaken For Horse Treats

October 11, 2002

A well-known snack foods manufacturer thinks its customers have a hard time telling the difference between the low fat cookies it makes for people, and treats made for horses.

Multi-national giant Nabisco Brands Company, manufacturer of... Read More

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Combating Founder's Worst Attack

October 11, 2002

Whether you are a horse owner, trainer, stable manager or farrier, there's nothing worse than opening the stable door to discover founder in one of your horses. This crippling disease often leads to the demise of the horse.

But thanks t... Read More

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Colorado State Sets Open House For New Bioresearch Facility

October 11, 2002

Area residents are invited to tour Colorado State University's new BioEnvironmental Hazards Research Building March 17.

The building, which is completed but will not be operational during the tour, is a state-of-the-art facility on the... Read More

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Publisher And Farm Managers Team Up To Benefit Humane Society

October 11, 2002

The Blood-Horse Charitable Foundation, a division of The Blood-Horse, Inc., an international equine publishing house, will present a donation to the Lexington Humane Society on Wednesday, March 1, 2000, that will enable the purchase of a new... Read More

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On Target Training Offers Clinics Across Florida

October 11, 2002

Shawna and Vinton Karrasch, creators of the unique On Target, Training program, will be in Wellington, FL, from February 12-29. The pair will offer clinics and training seminars throughout the area.

A clinic is already scheduled for... Read More

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HSUS To Hold Animal Care Expo 2000 in Las Vegas

October 11, 2002

The Humane Society of the United States, the nation's largest animal protection organization, will hold its annual Animal Care Expo at Las Vegas' Riviera Hotel from February 16 to February 19. Animal Care Expo is the world's largest trade show... Read More

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Shahinian-Simpson Wins $50,000 Cosequin Grand Prix by 2/10ths of a Second at Indio Desert Circuit II

October 11, 2002

In one of the closest jump-offs ever at the Indio Desert Circuit, Richard Spooner of Glendale, California, and Nicole Shahinian-Simpson of Westlake Village, CA, faced off over the eight-jump course and held the crowd spellbound to the final... Read More

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Proposed Budget Increase For Animal Welfare Act Enforcement

October 11, 2002

The Humane Society of The United States (HSUS), the nation's largest animal protection organization with more than seven million members and constituents, applauded President Clinton Monday, February 7, for proposing an increase of $5 million in... Read More

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Piedra 2000 Spring Seminar

October 11, 2002

The Piedra Foundation 2000 Spring Seminar will be held on February 26, 2000 at San Luis Rey Downs Resort in Bonsall California (for directions http://www.slrd.com/contact/).

Dr. Wendy Vaala, a... Read More

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USDA Proposes Amendment To Animal Semen Import Regulations

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to eliminate import requirements for canine and mule semen from anywhere in the world and for equine semen from Canada.

"We believe these changes are warranted because these imports pose n... Read More

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Horse Dealer Enters Plea Agreement

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Bodee Baldwin of Amarillo, Texas, has signed a plea agreement in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, Va.

In July 1999, Baldwin was indicted on five counts of false statements... Read More

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Pennsylvania EIA Update

October 11, 2002

The amount of horses testing positive for Equine Infectious Anemia in Northeastern Pennsylvania has risen to 26. Of these horses, 25 have been humanely destroyed, while one horse remains under quarantine for life.

All horses can be... Read More

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Equine Programs Get Specific

October 11, 2002

Colleges and Universities around the country have been offering degrees in Equine Studies for years. Only recently have these colleges become more specialized in the degrees that they offer. Two colleges have made recent strides forward in their... Read More

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New Staff Writer For The Horse

October 11, 2002

The Horse, a monthly magazine devoted to equine health care, and the print form of The Horse Interactive, has named Stephanie L. Church to the position of staff writer.

Church, 22, a native of Powhatan, Virginia, joined The... Read More

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Alberta Drought

October 01, 2002

A severe drought in northern Alberta is taking its toll on the horse population of that Canadian province. Canadian newspaper reports have indicated that many Alberta horses have been sent to slaughter (because the drought has made feeding... Read More

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Sunday Silence (1986-2002)

October 01, 2002

Kentucky Derby winner and top Japanese sire Sunday Silence died of heart failure Aug. 19 following an infection in his leg and the debilitating effects of laminitis. The horse had been fighting illness for 14 weeks prior to his death. Sunday... Read More