Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Beta-Agonist Drugs: Effect on Respiratory Function in Horses

July 06, 2011

Horses in intense exercise, such as racing or three-day eventing, need full lung capacity to perform to the to... Read More

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AHC's 2011 Van Ness Award Presented to Edith Stanger

July 06, 2011

Each year the American Horse Council (AHC) awards the Van Ness Award to a person that embodies the dedication ... Read More

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NTRA Launches Website Dedicated to Retired Racehorses

July 06, 2011

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced July 6 the establishment of ntraaftercare.com.... Read More

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Poll: Readers Have Limited Experience with Compounded Meds

July 05, 2011

TheHorse.com poll asking, "What are your experiences with compounded equine medications?" ... Read More

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Lawsuit Would Block Nevada Mustang Gathers

July 05, 2011

A group of wild horse advocates have asked the U.S. District Court in Nevada to stop a planned Bureau of Land ... Read More

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'A Night At The Pavilion' Fundraiser for EHWA

July 04, 2011

"A Night at the Pavilion: A Tribute to Kentucky's Horses" is a special benefit for the Equine Health and ... Read More

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TCA Distributes Grants to 81 Nonprofits

July 01, 2011

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced June 30 that grants totaling $903,450 have been awarded to ... Read More

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Horse Dies Before Traditional Italian Race

July 01, 2011

An Italian racehorse died July 1 during a practice session for the Palio di Siena horse race that takes place ... Read More

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Reducing 'Unwanted' Horse Numbers

July 01, 2011

Industry members are thinking outside the box to help reduce the number of so-called unwanted horses.... Read More

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The High-Tech Vet

July 01, 2011

Today, equine veterinarians can diagnose and treat disease with more speed and certainty than ever thanks ... Read More

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Arrest Made in Oregon Horse Neglect Case

June 29, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Oregon have located and arrested a woman accused of maltreating two horses ... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on "Unwanted Horses" Now Archived

June 29, 2011

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on unwanted horses was held on June 22, and the recording is now ... Read More

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Ohio Court Denies Appeal in Vess Neglect Case

June 28, 2011

Robin Vess, the Ohio woman convicted on more than 40 counts of second degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for ... Read More

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AAEP Issues Statement on GAO Horse Welfare Report

June 28, 2011

AAEP President William Moyer, DVM, issued a statement in response to the recent GAO report examining horse ... Read More

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Poll: Horse Owners Most Concerned With Colic Emergencies

June 28, 2011

TheHorse.com poll asking "What potential equine emergency concerns you the most?"... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: Life At Ten Case Drawing to a Close

June 27, 2011

The Life At Ten saga will enter its final stage June 28 when a hearing begins into whether senior Kentucky ... Read More

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Oregon Authorities Seek Owner of Allegedly Maltreated Horses

June 27, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Oregon are seeking the owner of two allegedly maltreated horses confiscated by ... Read More

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'Unwanted' Horses Focus of July KENA Meeting

June 26, 2011

At the next KENA dinner meeting (July 19) a panel of experts will provide insight into the blight of Kentucky... Read More

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Microchips Will Monitor Horse Health at Calgary Stampede

June 25, 2011

More than 500 horses expected to compete in the chuckwagon races at the 2011 Calgary Stampede will receive ... Read More

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Wildfires Still Challenging Arizona Equine Community

June 23, 2011

While firefighters struggle to contain the Monument wildfire in Arizona, the blaze is challenging members of ... Read More

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GAO Report on Horse Processing Released

June 23, 2011

The Government Accountability Office issued a report June 22 investigating how processing plant closures have... Read More

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Maryland Farm Operator Charged with Animal Cruelty

June 22, 2011

A Maryland breeding farm operator is facing multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged ... Read More

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Readers Split Between Rotation and Fecal Egg Counts

June 21, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "What drives your deworming product selection decision?" ... Read More

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Royals Asked to Avoid Calgary Stampede

June 21, 2011

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have been asked to avoid the Calgary Stampede when they ... Read More

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The Horse, Sister Publications Win Industry Media Honors

June 20, 2011

Blood-Horse Publications garnered no less than 14 honors in the American Horse Publications annual awards ... Read More