Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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N.Y. Racing Regulators to Consider Standard Drug Thresholds

November 05, 2013

Regulators are poised to enact new thresholds for 24 drugs and propose rules to regulate shock wave therapy. ... Read More

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Hoskins to Serve Probation, Pay Fines for Mistreating Horses

November 05, 2013

Hoskins was found guilty of mistreating dozens of Morgan Horses earlier this year. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Drug Tests Come Back Clean

November 05, 2013

All urine and blood samples collected from Breeders' Cup horses tested negative for prohibited substances.... Read More

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Federal Judge Clears Way for N.M. Horse Processing Plant

November 04, 2013

A judge allowed a lawsuit that could have prevented a New Mexico processing plant from opening to expire. ... Read More

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Icelandic Veterinary Authorities Criticize Horse Trainer

November 04, 2013

Icelandic veterinary authorities criticized a trainer's demonstration as "contrary to equine welfare." ... Read More

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Jackson Honored with UC Davis Distinguished Service Award

November 03, 2013

Jackson received the award for her support of numerous equine performance-related research studies.... Read More

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2013 WEVA Congress in the Books

November 03, 2013

More than 500 attendees from 49 countries attended the 2013 WEVA Congress, held in Budapest, Oct. 3-5. ... Read More

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Study: Feral Horses 'Shop Around' for Ideal Living Areas

November 03, 2013

Researchers recently confirmed that feral horses appear to 'shop around' based on population density.... Read More

Mucho Macho Man (bay, inside) edges the late-closing Will Take Charge (chestnut, outside) to secure victory in the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Mucho Macho Man Captures Breeders' Cup Classic

November 02, 2013

Mucho Macho Man dug in for the final strides and prevailed over Will Take Charge and Declaration of War.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: No Expense Spared on Integrity

November 01, 2013

Breeders' Cup believes it is prepared in the areas of horse safety and security for the World Championships.... Read More

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Lloyd's of London, Univ. of Kentucky Continue Partnership

November 01, 2013

The $45,000 contribution from Lloyd's supports the Equine Disease Quarterly. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

October 31, 2013

Some of racing’s stars are pledging a percentage of their Breeders' Cup earnings to Thoroughbred aftercare. ... Read More

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SAU Awards Scholarship Named for Stolen, Slain Quarter Horse

October 31, 2013

The scholarship named for Credit Card, a Quarter Horse stolen and killed, was awarded for the first time. ... Read More

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Suspect Sought in N.D. Horse Dragging

October 30, 2013

Authorities hope the public can help find whoever is responsible for the dragging death of a Shetland Pony. ... Read More

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Rutgers Presents Event Featuring Dr. Ray Geor

October 29, 2013

Geor's lecture will focus on obesity, insulin resistance, and how these conditions relate to laminitis. ... Read More

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Britain Withdraws from 2018 FEI WEG Bid Process

October 28, 2013

The British Equestrian Federation will not put in a formal bid to host the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games. ... Read More

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Military Horse Statue Unveiled at Royal Veterinary College

October 27, 2013

The of Sefton, a military horse that survived a terror attack, was unveiled earlier this month.... Read More

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AQHA Asks Court to Stay Clone Registrations

October 25, 2013

The AQHA has asked a federal court to stay clone registrations pending the outcome of an appeal.... Read More

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2013 Laminitis Conference to Offer Horse Owners Program

October 25, 2013

Owners will have an opportunity to talk to a panel of world-renowned experts about a variety of topics.... Read More

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Split Decision in Life At Ten Case

October 25, 2013

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ordered reconsideration of the one-year suspension handed to John Veitch. ... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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Rewards Offered in Oregon Wild Horse Shootings

October 24, 2013

Two wild horse advocacy groups are offering a total of $7,000 in rewards for information about the case.... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Offer Biosecurity eWorkshop Nov. 4-17

October 23, 2013

The course is designed to review ways to reduce the chance of horses' contracting infectious diseases.... Read More

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Warrants Issued for Man Found Guilty of Neglecting Horses

October 23, 2013

Four warrants have been issued for a South Dakota man found guilty of neglecting 69 horses on his property. ... Read More

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Massachusetts Adopts Uniform Racehorse Drug Regulations

October 21, 2013

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to adopt uniform medication and drug-testing rules. ... Read More