Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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South Carolina Horse Owner Sought

November 24, 2011

Authorities are seeking the owner of a horse found standing unattended on a street near Duncan this week.... Read More

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Georgia Woman Pleads No Contest to Cruelty Charges

November 23, 2011

A Georgia woman has pleaded no contest to charges connected with the alleged maltreatment of 41 horses .... Read More

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UHVRC Marks Third Year Donating Vaccinations

November 23, 2011

More than 8,100 rescued and retired horses have been vaccinated against dangerous diseases by the UCVRC.... Read More

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AAEP Honors Past President Doug Corey, DVM

November 22, 2011

Corey was honored for his dedication to the AAEP and his efforts to preserve equine welfare.... Read More

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Illinois Horse Tampering Case Probed

November 22, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Will County, Ill., are seeking whoever is responsible for injecting a foreign ... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Survey Launches

November 21, 2011

A University of Kentucky-led study aims to assess the number of horses in the state and their economic impact.... Read More

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Bill Passes without Defunding Horsemeat Inspections

November 21, 2011

An appropriations bill that does not specifically deny USDA funding to conduct horsemeat inspections.... Read More

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BEVA Publishes Book to Celebrate 50 Years

November 20, 2011

The book's 17 chapters were each written by an individual who had a significant role within the organization.... Read More

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Woody Asbury, DVM, Dead at 80

November 20, 2011

Atwood C. "Woody" Asbury, DVM, died Nov. 17 in Versailles, Ky., after a lengthy illness. He was 80.... Read More

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Not Guilty Plea Entered in Horse Dragging Case

November 19, 2011

An Oklahoma man accused of animal cruelty after allegedly dragging a horse down a road has pleaded not guilty... Read More

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Auburn University Horses Injured During Tornado

November 18, 2011

One horse is dead and two others are recovering from injuries after a tornado touched down at Auburn ... Read More

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Movie Magic, Makeup, and Horse Tricks Shape War Horse

November 17, 2011

Head horse trainer Bobby Lovgren explains the challenges he faced when preparing the equine stars of the film.... Read More

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Florida: Still Waiting on Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing Rules

November 17, 2011

As Gretna Racing prepares for Florida's first pari-mutuel barrel racing meet, some issues remain unresolved.... Read More

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2011 FEI General Assembly Discusses 'Hot' Topics

November 16, 2011

Topics discussed include microchips, controversial tack, medication fines, and obligatory postmortem exams.... Read More

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Proposed FEI 'Blood Rule' Discussion Postponed

November 16, 2011

The FEI Bureau elected to withdraw the proposed modifications from the agenda of the 2011 General Assembly.... Read More

Ty Lester, left, pats his mare Gray, who was recovered along with three other stolen horses on Nov. 2. Dr. David Rankin, president of Southern Arkansas University, looks on.

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Southern Arkansas University Recovers Four Stolen Horses

November 16, 2011

Four of five horses stolen from stables at the university earlier this month were found in Oklahoma Nov. 15.... Read More

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USHJA Joins ELCR as Premier Conservation Partner

November 14, 2011

The Conservation Partners Program is a national network that reaches over 1.2 million American horsemen.... Read More

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Stolen Southern Arkansas University Horses Remain Missing

November 14, 2011

Authorities have since recovered a horse trailer, saddles, blankets and other tack taken during the incident.... Read More

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Race-Day Medication Pros and Cons Debated

November 14, 2011

The meeting began with several presentations on furosemide and EIPH, the condition the medication treats.... Read More

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UHC Operation Gelding Continues with More Castration Clinics

November 13, 2011

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's Operation Gelding program has aided in gelding 276 colts and stallions to date.... Read More

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TRF Expands Foster Care Options

November 13, 2011

For $5 a day, you are the virtual owner of your horse and the sole supporting sponsor of an ex-racehorse.... Read More

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Nominations for 2012 ESMAs Open Next Month

November 12, 2011

From Dec. 15 to Dec. 24, you will be able to nominate your social media favorites via the ESMA Facebook page.... Read More

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Pay Homage to War Horses This Veteran's Day

November 11, 2011

Like many of our own ancestors, horses had no choice when they were called upon to serve in the World Wars.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Man Charged in Police Horse Theft

November 11, 2011

A Lancaster, Pa., man is behind bars after stealing a police horse earlier this week.
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Charges Filed in Oklahoma Horse Dragging Incident

November 11, 2011

A man was charged with animal cruelty after allegedly using an all-terrain vehicle to drag a horse down a road... Read More