Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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BEVA Issues Statement on Equine Dental Procedures

November 09, 2014

The organization issued a statement clarifying the regulations on equine dental procedures in Great Britain.... Read More

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Hosts Offered Grants to Fund Newcomer Horse Events

November 09, 2014

Time to Ride's new program offers stables, businesses, and organizations an incentive to connect new people to horses.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Equine Stress Levels at Competitions

November 09, 2014

Cortisol levels were higher during a competition than at home, and they continued rising throughout the event.... Read More

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Ohio City Fights Appeal in Service Horse Case

November 08, 2014

The city of Blue Ash asked an appeals court to uphold a decision regarding the use of a Mini Horse as a service animal.... Read More

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Set for January

November 08, 2014

In 2014 TCA granted more than $512,000 to charities that aid in Thoroughbred rescue, retirement, adoption, and more.... Read More

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Veterinarians Rood, Riddle are 2014 Galbreath Award Winners

November 07, 2014

Drs. Bill Rood and Tom Riddle will receive the award, which is given to persons who've led successful equine businesses.... Read More

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Firms get FDA Warning About Equine Ulcer Products

November 07, 2014

Three companies have received warning letters for marketing equine ulcer products without the FDA's approval.... Read More

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Factors Contributing to Cross-Country Falls Evaluated

November 07, 2014

The only variable researchers could link with the likelihood of falling was competitive rank going into cross-country.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Bonneville County, Idaho

November 06, 2014

Two horses were euthanized after exhibiting neurologic signs; one of those tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Saddlers Support Saddle Research Trust Conference

November 05, 2014

The conference will focus on applying science to horses, saddles, and riders to help improve horses' health and welfare.... Read More

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Hoskins Faces Probation Violation Charge

November 05, 2014

Beth Hoskins, who was convicted of maltreating dozens of horses, is now accused of violating terms of her probation.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park to Honor Thoroughbred Champion Cigar

November 05, 2014

A public memorial service will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions on Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.... Read More

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How Much Does it Cost to Rescue a Horse?

November 05, 2014

A law enforcement officer and a horse rescuer reveal what's behind rescuing and rehabilitating a neglected equid.... Read More

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Virginia Man Charged After Trailer Crash

November 05, 2014

The crash killed two horses; one died at the scene while the other was euthanized.... Read More

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Two Racehorses Die After Australia's Melbourne Cup

November 04, 2014

Admire Rakti collapsed in his stall following the race and Araldo was euthanized after shattering a pastern.... Read More

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CHRB: Testing Samples for Breeders' Cup Clear

November 04, 2014

Samples were tested at the University of California, Davis', Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory.... Read More

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North Carolina Mill Recalls Horse Feed

November 03, 2014

Bartlett Milling Co. has recalled some of its horse feed due to possible Rumensin contamination. ... Read More

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BLM: Watch for Wild Horses, Burros on Highways

November 03, 2014

Watch for wild horses and burros on roads, as daylight saving time's end brings earlier darkness and lower visibility.... Read More

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Kansas State to Host Equine Clinic on Nov. 8

November 03, 2014

Presentation topics will include senior horse dental problems, feeding horses, behavior, farriery, and more.... Read More

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Indiana Completes Drug Sample Testing Backlog

November 02, 2014

The backlog of samples accrued over the past several months at LGC Laboratory in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

Bayern wins the Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Bayern Wins 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic

November 01, 2014

Bayern outlasted Toast of New York and California Chrome in a thrilling stretch duel Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.... Read More

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Santa Anita Confident in New Dirt Surface

November 01, 2014

"The surface has been very safe," said Rick Arthur, DVM, equine medical director for the California Horse Racing Board.... Read More

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OSU Veterinary Center Hosts Disaster Relief Training

October 31, 2014

The two-day event focused on the horse and how to help equids in the event of a disaster.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup to Employ National Medication Reforms

October 31, 2014

The world championships will be held for the first time under the National Uniform Medication Program's reforms.... Read More

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Drug Tests Help Protect Integrity of California Horse Racing

October 31, 2014

The staff at UC Davis' drug testing lab runs about 70,000 samples a year looking for evidence of prohibited drugs.... Read More