Recent News for Welfare and Industry

Article

Keynote Speakers for 2014 ISES Conference Announced

July 17, 2014

The conference will feature presentations on topics ranging from horse husbandry to high-level performance.... Read More

Article

Kind, Mays Promoted in TVMDL Drug Testing Laboratory

July 17, 2014

The TVMDL provides drug-testing services to the pari-mutuel horse and greyhound racing industries.... Read More

Article

Planning to Save Horses

July 17, 2014

By planning for the worst, you lessen the chances of losing your horse in a disaster. Here's what to remember.... Read More

Article

Commentary: Using a 'Checklist' Mindset for Racehorses

July 16, 2014

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares how a checklist could benefit racehorse health.... Read More

Article

Woman Arrested for Defrauding Horse Rescue Contributors

July 16, 2014

Wyoming authorities have arrested a woman accused of defrauding contributors to her equine rescue operation.... Read More

Article

North Carolina Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

July 16, 2014

A North Carolina woman is facing charges for allegedly maltreating 54 horses on her Sampson County property.... Read More

Article

AHC: Bonus Depreciation Bill Passed by House

July 16, 2014

The House passed a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the bonus depreciation.... Read More

Article

Lightning Strike Kills Mississippi Rider, Horse

July 15, 2014

In the wake of the 23-year-old rider's death, learn how to protect yourself from a lightning strike.... Read More

Article

ASPCA Equine Fund Awards 1,000th Grant

July 15, 2014

The $5,000 award will fund repairs to the roof of a horse rescue's feed room, which was destroyed in a storm.... Read More

Article

Bill would Put Wild Horses under State Jurisdiction

July 14, 2014

If passed, states would have the option to manage wild horses and burros residing within their borders.... Read More

Article

Blue Horse Charities Merging Efforts with TAA

July 13, 2014

The charities provides funds help organizations rehabilitating, retraining, and adopting out Thoroughbreds.... Read More

Article

Emergency Preparedness, Large Animal Rescue Courses Offered

July 13, 2014

Equine Guelph will host a workshop designed to help horse owners prepare for and handle emergency situations.... Read More

Article

Trotter, Welton Elected to AHC Board

July 12, 2014

Trotter is president of the AQHA, while Welton is the USEF's CEO.... Read More

Article

10 Things to Remember about Helmets

July 12, 2014

In recognition of International Helmet Awareness Day, here are 10 important tips about helmets and riding.... Read More

Article

Prairie Oat Growers Association Awards Second Research Grant

July 11, 2014

Dr. Lori Warren will study beta-glucans, a type of fiber, and the equine immune system.... Read More

Article

Local Bank, TWHBEA will be Celebration Sponsors

July 11, 2014

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration welcomed two new sponsors after losing one last month.... Read More

Article

Chuckwagon Horse Dies at Calgary Stampede

July 10, 2014

A ruptured aneurysm is being blamed for the horse's death during a training session for the chuckwagon races.... Read More

Article

Uniform Racehorse Drug Program Picking Up Support

July 10, 2014

Multiple jurisdictions have adopted all or parts of the program, with more expected to be on board soon.... Read More

Article

Reward Offered in Mississippi Horse Shooting

July 10, 2014

Horse sanctuary operators hope a cash reward will lead them to those responsible for shooting a rescued horse.... Read More

Article

Information Collection Key in Maintaining Track Surfaces

July 10, 2014

Presenters discussed how improved information collection is helping to improve racetrack surfaces.... Read More

Article

Retired Racehorse Project Launches Thoroughbred Contest

July 10, 2014

Ten ex-racehorses will be trained in ten disciplines by ten prominent trainers for a purse of $10,000. ... Read More

Article

Panel: Culture Change Needed in Thoroughbred Racing

July 09, 2014

Panelists pushed for better communication and more transparency to help keep racehorses safe.... Read More

Article

House Clears Veterinary Medicine Measure

July 09, 2014

The House passed the measure allowing vets to legally carry controlled substances to farm call sites. ... Read More

Article

Horse Abandoned in Oregon

July 09, 2014

A horse is receiving rehabilitative care while authorities seek whoever abandoned the animal.... Read More

Article

Why Are American Thoroughbreds Racing Less Frequently?

July 09, 2014

Panelists discussed if equine fragility, medications, and economics could result in fewer race starts.... Read More