Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Congress Members Seek Halt to Contested BLM Herd Plan

August 01, 2011

Sixty-five members of Congress have asked the BLM to abandon a plan to create nonproducing wild horse herds.... Read More

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More Than 140 Ponies Die During Hindu Pilgrimage

July 30, 2011

Approximately 143 ponies have died while taking part in a Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine.... Read More

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Maryland Horse Industry Grants Available

July 29, 2011

The Maryland Horse Industry Board will be accepting grant applications for equine activities beginning Aug. 1.... Read More

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Wyoming Authorities To Oppose Mustang Gather Lawsuit

July 29, 2011

The state of Wyoming will oppose a lawsuit aimed at stopping a Bureau of Land Management gather in that state.... Read More

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Tennessee Man Charged in Wild Horse Deaths

July 28, 2011

A Tennessee man is facing multiple charges in connection with the death of two BLM mustangs in Wyoming.... Read More

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UHC Continues to Compile List of Facilities to Accept Horses

July 27, 2011

The Unwanted Horse Coalition seeks more facilities that accept horses to list themselves on the UHC website.... Read More

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Court Asked to Stop Wyoming Mustang Gather

July 27, 2011

A group of wild horse advocates have asked a federal court to prevent the Bureau of Land Management from...... Read More

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Fatal Pennsylvania Barn Fire Probed

July 26, 2011

Fire officials in Pennsylvania are investigating the cause of a barn fire responsible for the death of more ... Read More

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Horse Fatally Injured at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

July 26, 2011

A horse used in a saddle bronc event at the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo was humanely euthanized after ... Read More

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Poll: Readers Chose Dewormers Wisely

July 26, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "What did you deworm your horse with this spring?"... Read More

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National HBPA: Keep Salix, Drop Adjunct Drugs

July 25, 2011

The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association supports elimination of race-day medications ... Read More

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Lexington Radio Station to Sponsor Horse Aid Live Concert

July 23, 2011

Rock radio station WKQQ, from Lexington, Ky., has announced its media support and sponsorship of "Rock To Ride... Read More

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Racing Panel: Class 1 Rank for Designer Drugs

July 22, 2011

On July 27 the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) board of directors will consider ... Read More

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Florida Salix Plan Called 'Terrible Mistake'

July 22, 2011

Florida Thoroughbred racing regulators have a goal of phasing out use of legal race-day medications like Salix... Read More

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Contested Nevada Mustang Gather Begins

July 21, 2011

The contested Triple B mustang gather in Nevada got under way Wednesday (July 20) after a 9th Circuit Court of... Read More

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KHC to Lead Strategic Planning Session for Equine Industry

July 21, 2011

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) has announced it will host a Kentucky Equine Strategic Planning Session on ... Read More

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New Equine Nutrition and Management Consortium at West TAMU

July 20, 2011

From Canyon, Texas, comes news of a project that can revolutionize the equine nutrition industry. There, West ... Read More

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NRHA Moves Ahead with Medications Rule

July 20, 2011

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors recently voted to approve an Animal Welfare ... Read More

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Poll: Readers Vaccinate Against WNV

July 19, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: Which West Nile virus vaccine did your veterinarian use this spring?... Read More

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Cardoza and Guthrie Co-Chairs of Congressional Horse Caucus

July 19, 2011

Congressmen Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) will be the co-chairs of the Congressional Horse ... Read More

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Regulators to Discuss Race-Day Medication in Thoroughbreds

July 19, 2011

An Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) committee will meet July 26 to hear opinions and ... Read More

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NARHA Gets New Name

July 19, 2011

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International) is NARHA's new ... Read More

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Collision Blamed for Second Stampede Horse Death

July 18, 2011

A collision between two wagons during a chuckwagon race has been blamed for a fatal injury to a Thoroughbred ... Read More

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Contested Mustang Gather Postponed Again

July 18, 2011

Shortly after one judge declined to prevent the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from gathering animals from ... Read More

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Ag Progress Days Offers Equine Lectures and Workshops

July 17, 2011

With a variety of demonstrations, workshops, and displays planned, the Equine Experience at Pennsylvania State... Read More