Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Kentucky Horse Shooter Sought

March 01, 2014

Authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting and killing a 24-year-old horse.... Read More

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Bill Would be Alternative to PAST Legislation

February 28, 2014

A bill that would give lawmakers an alternate way to prevent soring was introduced this week.... Read More

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Mississippi Judge Allows Horse Herd Rescue

February 28, 2014

A herd of horses is receiving rehabilitative care after a judge granted a rescue group temporary custody.... Read More

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How Vets can Treat 'Untouchable' Horses

February 27, 2014

Treating "untouchable" horses, such as some rodeo stock, is a rare but real challenge for veterinarians.... Read More

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Zoetis to Support AAEP, FFA, AABP Programs in 2014

February 26, 2014

Since its inception, this program has donated more than $5.9 million to veterinary students and FFA chapters.... Read More

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BLM: Controversial Memo was Based on Possible Budget Cuts

February 26, 2014

The controversial memo was predicated on budget cuts that never happened, a BLM representative says. ... Read More

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2014 TAA Application Available Online

February 25, 2014

The 2014 application for organizations seeking accreditation from the TAA Foundation is now available online.... Read More

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Ohio Horse Rescue Operator is Subject of Lawsuit

February 25, 2014

The operator is accused of misappropriating funds and failing to register the charity with the state.... Read More

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Abraham to Speak on Newborn Foals at Penn Vet Lecture

February 25, 2014

Dr. Michelle Abraham will discuss what to expect in a normal foal and how to recognize illness and diseases.... Read More

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Oklahoma Woman Accused in Quarter Horse Theft

February 25, 2014

The woman is accused of selling a horse not belonging to her and altering ownership documents of another.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Wins 2014 ESMA Award

February 24, 2014

TheHorse.com received first place from the judges for "Best Use of Social Media in the Americas."... Read More

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New Mexico Approves Uniform Racehorse Medication Rules

February 24, 2014

New Mexico is the most recent state to have its racing commission approve uniform medication rules.... Read More

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Foal Birth to be Broadcast Live on Penn Vet's Website

February 23, 2014

Penn Vet will broadcast live the birth of a foal conceived via intracytoplasmic sperm injection.... Read More

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Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

February 21, 2014

The sixth annual UK Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will take place March 4 in Lexington.... Read More

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Lawsuit Focuses on Ohio Service Horse

February 21, 2014

The lawsuit involves the city of Blue Ash, Ohio; a disabled child; and a fair housing organization.... Read More

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UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence

February 19, 2014

In March, researchers will launch a second study on the effectiveness of Equine Guided Leadership Education.... Read More

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Study: Horses' Facial Expressions Reflect Taste Preferences

February 19, 2014

Recent research results suggest horses react differently to sweet tastes compared to bitter ones.... Read More

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Florida Horse Seizure Prompts Animal Services Investigation

February 18, 2014

Seventeen horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized from two properties earlier this month.... Read More

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Horse Racing Medication Regulations Reviewed

February 18, 2014

Medication regulations for racehorses are changing. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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The Horse Trust receives Buckets via Social Media Campaign

February 16, 2014

OiPPS has donated 210 buckets to The Horse Trust following a social media campaign.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Horse-to-Horse Contact

February 15, 2014

Sick horses are everywhere. Here's how to keep your horse from picking up diseases via horse-to-horse contact.... Read More

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CANTER Pa. Offers Grants to 4-H and Pony Club Riders

February 15, 2014

4-H and Pony Club members in Pennsylvania who ride an OTTB can apply for a $250 educational scholarship.... Read More

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AVMA Members Advocate for Federal Legislation

February 14, 2014

AVMA representatives gathered to educate the nation's policymakers on some equine-specific legislation.... Read More

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Legislation Filed in Response to Connecticut Horse Bite Case

February 14, 2014

Connecticut's governor introduced legislation that would prohibit horses from being considered vicious.... Read More

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Truesdail Labs to Handle Maryland Racehorse Drug Tests

February 13, 2014

Truesdail will analyze all urine and blood specimens taken from horses competing at Maryland races.... Read More