Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Zoetis to Support AAEP, FFA, AABP Programs in 2014

February 26, 2014

Since its inception, this program has donated more than $5.9 million to veterinary students and FFA chapters.... Read More

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BLM: Controversial Memo was Based on Possible Budget Cuts

February 26, 2014

The controversial memo was predicated on budget cuts that never happened, a BLM representative says. ... Read More

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2014 TAA Application Available Online

February 25, 2014

The 2014 application for organizations seeking accreditation from the TAA Foundation is now available online.... Read More

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Ohio Horse Rescue Operator is Subject of Lawsuit

February 25, 2014

The operator is accused of misappropriating funds and failing to register the charity with the state.... Read More

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Abraham to Speak on Newborn Foals at Penn Vet Lecture

February 25, 2014

Dr. Michelle Abraham will discuss what to expect in a normal foal and how to recognize illness and diseases.... Read More

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Oklahoma Woman Accused in Quarter Horse Theft

February 25, 2014

The woman is accused of selling a horse not belonging to her and altering ownership documents of another.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Wins 2014 ESMA Award

February 24, 2014

TheHorse.com received first place from the judges for "Best Use of Social Media in the Americas."... Read More

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New Mexico Approves Uniform Racehorse Medication Rules

February 24, 2014

New Mexico is the most recent state to have its racing commission approve uniform medication rules.... Read More

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Foal Birth to be Broadcast Live on Penn Vet's Website

February 23, 2014

Penn Vet will broadcast live the birth of a foal conceived via intracytoplasmic sperm injection.... Read More

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Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

February 21, 2014

The sixth annual UK Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will take place March 4 in Lexington.... Read More

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Lawsuit Focuses on Ohio Service Horse

February 21, 2014

The lawsuit involves the city of Blue Ash, Ohio; a disabled child; and a fair housing organization.... Read More

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UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence

February 19, 2014

In March, researchers will launch a second study on the effectiveness of Equine Guided Leadership Education.... Read More

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Study: Horses' Facial Expressions Reflect Taste Preferences

February 19, 2014

Recent research results suggest horses react differently to sweet tastes compared to bitter ones.... Read More

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Florida Horse Seizure Prompts Animal Services Investigation

February 18, 2014

Seventeen horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized from two properties earlier this month.... Read More

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Horse Racing Medication Regulations Reviewed

February 18, 2014

Medication regulations for racehorses are changing. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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The Horse Trust receives Buckets via Social Media Campaign

February 16, 2014

OiPPS has donated 210 buckets to The Horse Trust following a social media campaign.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Horse-to-Horse Contact

February 15, 2014

Sick horses are everywhere. Here's how to keep your horse from picking up diseases via horse-to-horse contact.... Read More

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CANTER Pa. Offers Grants to 4-H and Pony Club Riders

February 15, 2014

4-H and Pony Club members in Pennsylvania who ride an OTTB can apply for a $250 educational scholarship.... Read More

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AVMA Members Advocate for Federal Legislation

February 14, 2014

AVMA representatives gathered to educate the nation's policymakers on some equine-specific legislation.... Read More

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Legislation Filed in Response to Connecticut Horse Bite Case

February 14, 2014

Connecticut's governor introduced legislation that would prohibit horses from being considered vicious.... Read More

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Truesdail Labs to Handle Maryland Racehorse Drug Tests

February 13, 2014

Truesdail will analyze all urine and blood specimens taken from horses competing at Maryland races.... Read More

Alan Guthrie, BVSc, MedVet, PhD, director of the University of Pretoria's Equine Research Centre, in South Africa, checks out some of the harness equipment constructed at The Donkey Sanctuary's facility in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.

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Working Equid Disease: A South African Vet's Perspective

February 13, 2014

Veterinarians must consider both athletic and working horses when preventing equine disease in South Africa.... Read More

Andrew Finding, chair of the Endurance Strategic Planning Group, addressed attendees at the endurance conference on Sunday, where broad consensus was reached on the way forward for the sport.

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FEI Receives Positive Response to Endurance Strategic Plan

February 12, 2014

A team of veterinary surgeons also held its own scientifically based review and shared its views.... Read More

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Carriage Horse Controversy Extends Beyond New York City

February 12, 2014

The ordinance that would ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City has not yet reached the city council.... Read More

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KHC Announces 2014 Kentucky Round Up

February 12, 2014

The Kentucky Round Up 2014 has activities for families, children, novice horse owners and advanced horsemen. ... Read More