Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Ohio Horse Shooter Sought

June 18, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify whoever shot a horse in its Butler County pasture.... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust Grants nearly $300,000 to Nonprofits

June 18, 2014

The USA Equestrian Trust awarded nearly $300,000 to help fund more than a dozen projects by equine nonprofits.... Read More

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USEF Issues Notice on Dexamethasone, Methocarbamol Use

June 18, 2014

The United State Equestrian Federation (USEF) issued a notice on dexamethasone and methocarbamol use June 17.... Read More

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USTA to Fund Research into Cobalt Use

June 17, 2014

Officials say cobalt, used to stimulate red blood cell production, is being detected in all racehorse breeds.... Read More

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Horses Removed from North Carolina Farm during Cruelty Probe

June 17, 2014

Thirteen horses are in foster care and 41 horses' care is being monitored as part of an ongoing investigation.... Read More

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Colorado Woman found Guilty in Horse Cruelty Case

June 16, 2014

A Colorado woman will serve prison time connected to horses removed from her property in 2012.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Providing Contact Information

June 15, 2014

Event organizers need current contact information so they can contact you in the event of a disease outbreak.... Read More

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Beeman named 2014 AAEP Convention Keynote Speaker

June 13, 2014

Dr. Marvin Beeman will present a lecture called "Do the Little Things Well and the Big Things Will Happen."... Read More

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Canadian Couple Establishes Equine Orthopedics Research Fund

June 13, 2014

The couple is donating $300,000 to establish the Mark and Pat DuMont Equine Orthopedics Research Fund.... Read More

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Louisiana Man Jailed for Tampering with Coggins Test

June 13, 2014

The man will serve 20 years in prison after admitting to selling a horse with a fraudulent Coggins test.... Read More

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Advocates want Endangered Status for Wild Horses

June 13, 2014

Advocates want wild horses designated as endangered on grounds that a 1971 act failed to protect the animals.... Read More

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Horse Owners File Lawsuits against Wickliffe Pharmacy

June 12, 2014

The owners filed lawsuits alleging their horses were hospitalized after receiving a compounded EPM drug.... Read More

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Utah Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Maltreating Horses

June 11, 2014

A Utah woman accused of maltreating 80 horses has pleaded not guilty to the charges... Read More

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TCA Awards $512,105 in Grants

June 11, 2014

The organization seeks to help Thoroughbreds by supporting retirement, rescue, and research.... Read More

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Florida Horses Injected with Gasoline, 1 Dead

June 10, 2014

Law enforcement authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for injecting gasoline into grazing horses.... Read More

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FEI Bureau Allocates 2018 World Equestrian Games to Canada

June 09, 2014

The FEI unanimously approved Bromont, Canada, as host city for the 2018 World Equestrian Games.... Read More

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California Chrome, Ride On Curlin to Get some Time Off

June 09, 2014

California Chrome and Ride On Curlin exited the Belmont with an injury and a bleeding episode, respectively.... Read More

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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