Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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UK Ag Equine Program Hosts Two June Equine Field Days

June 27, 2014

University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs hosted two educational events for horse owners in June.... Read More

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TIP Performance Awards Enhanced for 2014

June 27, 2014

This Jockey Club program recognizes Thoroughbreds' versatility at sanctioned horse shows.... Read More

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NTRA Safety Alliance Accredits Indiana Grand

June 27, 2014

Officials recognized Indiana Grand for numerous best practices, including several impacting racehorse health.... Read More

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Louisiana Horse Deaths Investigated

June 27, 2014

Authorities are hoping a cash reward will determine who shot three horses grazing in a pasture.... Read More

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Deputies Probe Arizona Horse Slashing

June 26, 2014

Maricopa County authorities are seeking whoever slashed a horse's neck in its barn near Scottsdale.... Read More

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Crowdfunding: Donors and Fundraisers, Proceed with Caution

June 26, 2014

While funds can be raised successfully via Internet financing, caution is key for both donors and fundraisers.... Read More

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Colorado Racetrack Offers Bonus to Medication-Free Winners

June 25, 2014

Arapahoe Park created a program to reward horsemen who do not administer race-day medication to their horses.... Read More

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UK Ag Equine Programs Receives Two AHP Awards

June 25, 2014

Bluegrass Equine Digest nabbed the top spot in the online equine-related newsletter category. ... Read More

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Drop in Owners, Registered Horses Focal Point of AHC Forum

June 24, 2014

Attendees discussed possible solutions to problems brought on by having fewer owners and registered horses.... Read More

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Starlight Racing to Help Fund Laminitis Research

June 24, 2014

Starlight Racing is donating in memory of racehorse Intense Holiday, who recently succumbed to the disease.... Read More

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UK Researchers and Students Present at AMCOP

June 24, 2014

The annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists took place June 5-7 at the Gluck Equine Research Center.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Aims to Maximize Programs

June 23, 2014

Unwanted Horse Coalition member organizations met June 23 and sought input on how to maximize their programs.... Read More

McLain Ward and Sapphire of the USA celebrate their jumping round.

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Show Jumping Great Sapphire Dies of Colic Complications

June 23, 2014

McLain Ward's legendary show jumping mount Sapphire has died. The Belgian Warmblood mare was 19.... Read More

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Arabian Horse Foundation Funds Research Projects

June 22, 2014

The foundation provided $11,500 for research studying health conditions impacting Arabian horses. ... Read More

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Tentative Agenda for Racehorse Welfare Summit Released

June 21, 2014

Lecture topics will include bone development, intra-articular therapies, track surfaces, and more.... Read More

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ASPCA Announces 'Help a Horse Day' Contest Winners

June 21, 2014

Five equine rescues received $10,000 each for their work to protect horses. ... Read More

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Patti Colbert Receives 2014 Equine Industry Vision Award

June 20, 2014

Colbert was awarded this honor because of her numerous important contributions to the equine industry.... Read More

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Texas Horses Dead after being Swarmed by Bees

June 19, 2014

An official said the horses likely received thousands of stings; both animals were euthanized at the scene.... Read More

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Show Prep Tips Designed to Keep Your Horse Healthy

June 19, 2014

Here are some tips for making your horse shine without hindering his long-term health.... Read More

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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