Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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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

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USEF to Host Additional Town Hall Meeting on Medications

January 13, 2016

The meeting, taking place at the USEF's annual convention, will focus on drug and medication accountability.... Read More

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Rehoming Your Horse? Remember These Tips

January 13, 2016

Finding a safe home for a horse is not an easy process. Do your homework to ensure your horse lands in a good place.... Read More

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Indiana Horse Death Probed

January 12, 2016

Authorities are investigating the death of a Quarter Horse attacked in a barn at a riding stable in Decatur.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Readers Confident in Horses' Nutrition

January 12, 2016

The majority of respondents said they were somewhat or very confident in their horse's nutrition program. ... Read More

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TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 11, 2016

Applications are due by April 15, and organizations must meet certain requirements to be eligible for accreditation.... Read More

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USEF to Continue Eventing Frangible Technology Grants

January 09, 2016

The ultimate goal with frangible technology is to reduce the incidence of potentially fatal injuries to horse and rider.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stakes Winner Flick Euthanized at 24

January 08, 2016

Flick was one of the first Thoroughbred racehorses to undergo successful stem cell and bone marrow treatments.... Read More

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Surrendered Horse Herd Receiving Rehabilitative Care

January 08, 2016

Twenty horses are recovering after they were surrendered to animal welfare authorities in Orangeburg, South Carolina.... Read More

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Woman Allegedly Practices Vet Medicine Without a License

January 07, 2016

Jacque Smith is accused of duping horse owners into allowing her to treat their animals and more.... Read More

He points out what he's found—a core lesion in the deep digital flexor tendon.

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The Past, Present, and Future of Equine Veterinary Medicine

January 07, 2016

Dr. Roberta Dwyer takes a look at what's changed in veterinary medicine and what's stayed the same.... Read More

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Horsing Around When 'Without Horse'

January 07, 2016

Discover different ways you can stay involved with horses when owning one isn't an option. ... Read More

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Stud Fees Help Fund TAA in 2015

January 07, 2016

The stallions' connections pledged to donate 25% or more of the advertised stud fee for each horse to the TAA.... Read More

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CSU Auctioning Stallion Seasons to Support Equine Research

January 06, 2016

Proceeds will support research conducted at the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory and Orthopaedic Research Center.... Read More

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Training Center Fire Claims More Than 40 Standardbreds

January 05, 2016

The fire occurred at Classy Lane Stables Training Centre, a harness racing training facility in Ontario, Canada.... Read More

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WHO Opposes Global Control of Ketamine

January 05, 2016

Veterinarians worldwide rely on the analgesic to treat animals--including horses--in their care.... Read More

When soaking hay, fill your bucket with cold water, submerge a haynet filled with a measured amount of your horse's hay for seven to 16 hours, remove it and let the excess soak water drip off, then dispose of the soak liquor away from waterways.

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Poll Recap: Hay Soaking

January 05, 2016

Thirty-five percent of the respondents said they always or sometimes soak their horses' hay before feeding. ... Read More

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Tennessee Launches Statewide Animal Abuser Registry

January 05, 2016

The registry is the nation's first database to list information about convicted animal abusers on a statewide basis.... Read More