Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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NYRA Official: No Rules Broken at Belmont Test Barn

June 09, 2014

No rules were apparently broken when General a Rod arrived late to Belmont's pre-race test barn. ... Read More

Tonalist wins the Belmont Stakes June 7, 2014.

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Tonalist Denies 'Chrome' Crown in Belmont

June 07, 2014

Robert Evans' son of Tapit edges Commissioner at the wire in the Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Working Equid Colloquium Scheduled for July 1-3

June 07, 2014

The event will highlight specific issues related to working horses and their owners... Read More

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Veterinarian-Recommended Horse Adoption Tips

June 06, 2014

An equine veterinarian offers horse adoption tips in response to a Florida horse rescue fraud case.... Read More

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Texas Official Urge Horse Owners to Prepare for Hurricanes

June 06, 2014

The Texas Animal Health Commission reminds horse, livestock, and pet owners to prepare now for hurricanes.... Read More

Eldaafer at Old Friends with his inseparable companions, the goats Google and Yahoo.

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Racehorse Eldaafer, Companion Goats Arrive at Old Friends

June 05, 2014

The 2010 Breeders' Cup Marathon winner has retired with his goats, Yahoo and Google.... Read More

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Florida Rescue Operators Face More Charges

June 05, 2014

Operators of a rescue farm face additional fraud charges related to an animal seizure earlier this year.... Read More

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Calming a Mustang Stud

June 05, 2014

Last fall I adopted a wild mustang stud. Would gelding him help calm his wild attitude? ... Read More

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Florida Pair Charged for Neglecting Horses

June 04, 2014

The pair allegedly failed to provide care for several horses, including one they were paid to care for.... Read More

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NYRA Panel Discusses Equine Safety, Integrity

June 04, 2014

In a two-part video, officials discuss steps being taken to enhance equine safety in New York horse racing.... Read More

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UK's Equine Undergraduate Curriculum Updated

June 04, 2014

University of Kentucky (UK) students will customize their education to match their career aspirations.... Read More

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New York City Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver Loses License

June 03, 2014

A horse-drawn cab driver accused of animal cruelty has lost his license to drive a carriage in that city.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Shooting Suspect Charged

June 03, 2014

An Alabama man is in custody and has been charged in connection with the shooting deaths of two horses.... Read More

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CSU Veterinary Alum Hopes for Triple Crown Win by a Nose

June 03, 2014

Ed Blach, DVM, MS, MBA, co-invented the nasal strip California Chrome will wear in the Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Wagner to Lead Research at Cornell Veterinary College

June 02, 2014

Dr. Bettina Wagner's research has focused on equine immunology, particularly immune responses in young foals. ... Read More

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Massachusetts Endorses International Racehorse Welfare Rules

June 02, 2014

The guidelines concentrate on 21 areas, such as racing injuries, to ensure the humane treatment of racehorses.... Read More

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UK Equine Programs on Facebook and Twitter

June 01, 2014

The University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture has several equine-related pages on Facebook and Twitter.... Read More

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34 Vet Students Rewarded for Commitment to Equine Medicine

June 01, 2014

Since its establishment in 2008, the scholarship program has provided $905,500 to 228 veterinary students.... Read More

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ISES, WDM Develop Code of Conduct for Horse Events

May 31, 2014

The code of conduct aims to ensure optimal horse and rider welfare and safety at events around the world.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to Take Place June 3

May 31, 2014

Specialists will speak on fencing options, sampling techniques for soil fertility and hay quality, and more. ... Read More

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Equine Management Survey Underway

May 30, 2014

The researchers hope to gain an understanding of how horses are cared for and managed in different countries.... Read More

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Wild Horse Advocates Seek Nevada Lawsuit Dismissal

May 30, 2014

The lawsuit asks the BLM to remove horses from rangelands in order to protect the ranges' ecologic balance.... Read More

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Speakers for AHC's 2014 Issues Forum Announced

May 30, 2014

The event will feature a variety of representatives from across the horse industry.... Read More

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House Committee Passes Slaughter Ban Amendment

May 30, 2014

In effect, the ban on horsemeat inspection funding makes it impossible to process horses in the United States.... Read More

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TCA Names Motion and Toffey to Board of Directors

May 30, 2014

Trainer Graham Motion and farm manager Ned Toffey have joined the Thoroughbred Charities of America board. ... Read More