Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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BLM to Host Wild Horse Day in Oregon

June 06, 2016

Specialists will share how the Wild Horse and Burro Program works and showcase adoptable animals in demonstrations.... Read More

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TCA Announces Award of Merit Winners for May

June 05, 2016

The award recognizes individuals or groups working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds or those caring for them.... Read More

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Kentucky Livestock Investigation Training Registration Open

June 04, 2016

The event for county and state officials will take place Aug. 1-3 at Morehead State University.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

June 03, 2016

Submit your fly mask mishap story for a chance to be featured on TheHorse.com and be entered to win a prize pack! ... Read More

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Horses Rescued From Texas Flood Waters

June 03, 2016

A half-dozen horses were rescued from rising flood waters from the Brazos River. ... Read More

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FEI: Two Endurance Horses Teste Positive for Human EPO

June 03, 2016

The top two finishers at an event in Doha earlier this year have tested positive for human erythropoietin (EPO).... Read More

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RMTC Forms Glaucine Task Force

June 03, 2016

Glaucine, thought to have bronchodilatory and anti-inflammatory properties, is found in the tulip poplar tree.... Read More

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Stubborn as a Donkey?

June 02, 2016

One behavior expert explains the differences in behavior between donkeys and horses. ... Read More

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Florida Man Charged With Aggravated Animal Cruelty

June 02, 2016

Hector Manuel Febus Ojeda is facing charges connected to the maltreatment of one of his horses.... Read More

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Charges in 'Waterboarding' Case Denied

June 02, 2016

A Mills County, Iowa, judge denied charges due to lack of probable cause.... Read More

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2016 Time to Ride Challenge Kicks Off

June 02, 2016

Equine professionals are competing for $100,000 cash and prizes throughout the summer while growing their businesses.... Read More

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NSW DPI Contributes to Hendra Virus Research Program

June 02, 2016

The department's research has provided data on when environmental contamination might lead to equine infection.... Read More

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12 Tips for Selling a Horse

June 02, 2016

Experts share their suggestions for marketing horses and ensuring a smooth and legal transaction.... Read More

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'Buy a Donkey a Drink' Campaign to Help 11,500 Equids

June 01, 2016

Brooke USA hopes to provide water to thousands of working equids in Ethiopia. ... Read More

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NIFA Accepting Submissions for 2016 Research Grants

May 31, 2016

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture has funded nearly 300 equine projects through the 2015-16 fiscal year.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horses Living with Livestock

May 31, 2016

Of the 362 respondents, 137 (38%) said they own or keep other types of livestock in addition to horses.... Read More

A man harnesses his horse after treatment for epizootic lymphangitis at the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad veterinary center in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.

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OIE's New Priorities Include Working Equid Health, Welfare

May 31, 2016

Improving working equids' health and welfare could help them work longer and better to the benefit of their owners.... Read More

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UA Releases New Equine Rabies Resource

May 30, 2016

Arizona's first equine rabies case in seven years highlighted the need for education about the disease.... Read More

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Belmont Stakes Fan Bash to Benefit TAA, TRF

May 29, 2016

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation work to improve racehorse aftercare.... Read More

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Horse Receives Honorary Veterinary Degree from UC Davis

May 28, 2016

"Master Equine Educator" Teddy, a 19-year-old Thoroughbred, helped vet students learn about equine health.... Read More

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UK Ag Equine Programs Recognized at PRSA Awards Ceremony

May 28, 2016

The Bluegrass Equine Digest and other publications and campaigns garnered top awards.... Read More

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25 Vet Students Rewarded for Commitment to Equine Medicine

May 27, 2016

The Winner's Circle Scholarship Program has provided $1,102,500 in scholarships since its inception in 2008.... Read More

Terence Wan, PhD, EurChem, CChem, FRSC, FAORC, head of the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Racing Laboratory.

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Hong Kong Jockey Club Pioneers New Methods of Doping Control

May 27, 2016

Researchers in the club's Racing Laboratory are studying biomarkers for use in drug testing.... Read More

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Author Donates Portion of Book Proceeds to Gluck Center

May 27, 2016

Kristen Halverson chose to donate after Dan Howe, PhD, offered advice and answered her questions about EPM.... Read More

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Palm Beach County, Florida, EHV Quarantine Released

May 26, 2016

All the horses remaining on the premises have tested negative for the virus.... Read More