Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Horses Perish in Tennessee Barn Blaze

December 01, 2015

Fire authorities said an electrical connection caused the fire that killed 11 horses on Nov. 28.... Read More

FEI President Ingmar De Vos (left) receives a horseball from FIHB President Frederico Cannas (right) to commemorate the signing of the MOU at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Horseball, University Sports Federations Sign MOUs with FEI

November 30, 2015

The two organizations will work with the FEI to further the development of equestrian sport.... Read More

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Second Call for Nominations for Wild Horse Advisory Board

November 30, 2015

Nominees are needed for the following categories: humane advocacy, wildlife management, and livestock management.... Read More

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UK, Lloyd's of London Partnership Continues

November 29, 2015

The partnership supports Lloyd's Equine Disease Quarterly, an equine health publication produced by UK.... Read More

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Snowboarder Rescues Snowbound Horse

November 28, 2015

The aging mare ended up stuck up to her abdomen in powdery snow before being rescued by a 21-year-old snowboarder.... Read More

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Levine Named Assistant Professor at New Bolton Center

November 28, 2015

David Levine DVM, Dipl. ACVS, steps into new role as assistant professor of clinical large animal surgery at Penn Vet.... Read More

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TIP Performance Award Forms Must be Postmarked by Dec. 20

November 27, 2015

The TIP will recognize the Thoroughbreds that accumulated the most points between Dec. 1, 2014, and Nov. 30, 2015.... Read More

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World Horse Welfare to be Badminton's Charity of the Year

November 26, 2015

World Horse Welfare has been selected as "Charity of the Year" for 2016 at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials.... Read More

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TCA to Honor Bourbon Lane Stable, Jockey Club TIP

November 25, 2015

Bourbon Lane will receive the Allaire duPont Leadership Award and the TIP will receive the TCA Industry Service Award.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Readers Share Their Top Nutrition Sources

November 24, 2015

Of the 457 poll respondents, 139 (30%) said they go to their equine veterinarian first for nutritional information. ... Read More

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Hats Off Day Makes Donations to Local Organizations

November 24, 2015

The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation and Kentucky Equine Humane Center received donations from the annual celebration.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Launches New Website

November 24, 2015

Find information on the Operation Gelding program, feed and hay banks, accredited equine rescues, and more.... Read More

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Veterinary Students Benefit from Zoetis Support Program

November 24, 2015

The program is returning for its eighth year and providing around $1.5 million in donations.... Read More

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NYSGC Proposes New Regulations in Wake of PETA Claims

November 23, 2015

Also, the NYGSC fined trainer Steve Asmussen $10,000 for administering thyroxine within 48 hours of racing.... Read More

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First Phase of Ohio Cobalt Study Complete

November 23, 2015

Preliminary results suggest cobalt could have detrimental effects on a number of equine body systems.... Read More

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Adelaide Researchers Investigating Acute Equine Disease

November 23, 2015

A mystery illness suddenly struck down 14 horses across South Australia last year, eight of them fatally.... Read More

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BLM Utah to Host Hearing on Vehicles and Wild Horses

November 23, 2015

The hearing will focus on the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in wild horse and burro management.... Read More

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2016 TCA Stallion Season Auction to be Held Jan. 4-9

November 22, 2015

In 2015, TCA granted over $515,000 to more than 67 Thoroughbred-related charities. ... Read More

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BEVA Provides Information on Medicine for Horse Owners

November 21, 2015

BEVA has produced a range of tools aimed to educate both veterinarians and horse owners about antibiotic resistance.... Read More

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Back Country Horsemen of America's Rapport with Wild Lands

November 21, 2015

The BCH of New Mexico cares for protected lands in the Corrales, Bernalillo, Rio Rancho, and Albuquerque Metro areas.... Read More

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Checkerboard Wild Horse Gather Comment Period Open

November 20, 2015

The BLM said public input is valuable and will help the bureau to develop a well-informed environmental assessment. ... Read More

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Australia Developing Antibiotic Guidelines Horses, Livestock

November 20, 2015

The Australian Veterinary Association and Animal Medicines Australia are joining forces to develop the guidelines. ... Read More

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Racing Commissioner Resigns Over Anti-Slaughter Proposal

November 20, 2015

Illinois Racing Commissioner Kathy Byrne withdrew the proposal and resigned after the board did not vote on the issue.... Read More

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A Look at Rein Tension During Therapeutic Riding Lessons

November 20, 2015

Rein tension can be a welfare concern that could result in both clinical and behavioral problems.... Read More

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Antimicrobial Research Collection for Vets Available Online

November 19, 2015

The articles highlight antimicrobial resistance and how vets can help preserve these medications' effectiveness.... Read More