Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Poll Recap: Horsey Holiday Gifts

December 31, 2013

Of the 463 voters, 35% (164) said their horses received treats as a holiday surprise this year.... Read More

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Approaching

December 29, 2013

TCA supports Thoroughbred retirement, rescue, research, and helps the people who work with ex-racehorses. ... Read More

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Animal Care Company Continues Supporting Equids in Need

December 29, 2013

The company provides a supplement to a malnourished horse for each GI product sold in the United States. ... Read More

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Veterinarians Making Progress on National Equine Health Plan

December 29, 2013

The NEHP is designed to aid in equine disease surveillance and to make biosecurity recommendations.... Read More

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New York Riders Continue TRF Donations

December 28, 2013

The jockey colony has donated almost $6,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in 2013. ... Read More

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Kentucky 2013 Farm Cash Receipts could Approach $6 Billion

December 28, 2013

The cash receipts were boosted by strong equine, poultry, and cattle markets, according to economists.... Read More

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Managing Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Racehorses

December 27, 2013

One veterinarian reviews what EIPH does to the horse and how veterinarians currently treat it.... Read More

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Mucho Macho Man Wins Vox Populi Award

December 26, 2013

The 5-year-old winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic will receive the 2013 Secretariat Vox Populi Award.... Read More

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New York Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver Charged

December 26, 2013

The driver is facing a single animal cruelty count for allegedly working an injured animal. ... Read More

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Great Britain Beefs Up Equine Anti-Doping Policy

December 25, 2013

Steroid scandals prompted the British Horseracing Authority to amend its medication control policy.... Read More

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Booklet on Maryland Racehorse Medication Guidelines Released

December 24, 2013

The booklet lists 24 therapeutic medications with their withdrawal times and threshold levels.... Read More

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Illinois City to Get Restitution in Crundwell Case

December 23, 2013

Dixon will receive more than $9 million in restitution in a case involving a high-profile horse breeder.... Read More

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Cornell Vet Students Earn TERF Scholarships

December 23, 2013

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation recognizes Jesse Tyma and Daniel Jackson.... Read More

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Equine Guelph offers Welfare Tips, Colic Risk Assessment

December 22, 2013

As the Guelph’s "Year of Colic Prevent" wraps, it announces 2014 as the year of "Full Circle Responsibility."... Read More

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CANTER Mid-Atlantic Launches Winter Hay, Holiday Card Drive

December 21, 2013

A holiday season fundraiser seeks to raise $4,500 to build cold-weather hay supply.... Read More

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American Horse Publications Offers Student Awards

December 20, 2013

The 2014 AHP Student Award Contest deadline is January 24. ... Read More

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Nielsen, Stowe Win 2013 Horse Call Grant Award

December 20, 2013

The grant will allow Nielsen and Stowe to examine the economic aspect of equine health care. ... Read More

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NM Attorney General Sues to Halt Horse Slaughter Plant

December 20, 2013

The lawsuit is intended to prevent Valley Meats Co., LLC, from starting horse processing operations next year.... Read More

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Virginia Tech Announces Topics for Equine Lecture Series

December 20, 2013

Marion DuPont Scott School of Veterinary Medicine has announced its “Tuesday Talk” topics for early 2014.... Read More

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Digging Deeper into Breeders' Cup Lasix Study

December 19, 2013

Study shows horses who previously had not raced on furosemide fared well in Breeders' Cup juvenile races.... Read More

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USEA Forms New Horse Health Education Partnership

December 19, 2013

USEA announces educational partnership with Virginia Tech, Michigan State, ISELP, and Capitol Productions TV.... Read More

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Reef to Speak on Ultrasound Examination of Fetal Well-Being

December 18, 2013

Reef will explain why ultrasound is critical to assessing foal viability during a high-risk pregnancy.... Read More

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Arizona Police Probe Horse Shooting

December 18, 2013

Authorities are investigating the shooting of a mare found wandering in the desert earlier this month. ... Read More

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Florida Mane Thief Sought

December 17, 2013

Authorities are seeking those responsible for cutting the mane of a horse grazing in a Punta Gorda pasture. ... Read More

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Appeals Court Sides with Horse Processor

December 16, 2013

A federal appeals court ruled against animal rights groups that challenged U.S. horse processing plants. ... Read More