Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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California Authorities Probe Horse Carcass Dumpings

June 26, 2013

Authorities hope the public can help identify who's illegally dumping horse carcasses in San Joaquin County. ... Read More

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Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

June 26, 2013

Researchers are studying how horses assist humans in personal and professional growth and development.... Read More

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Banned Equine Surgery Prompts British Trainer's Suspension

June 25, 2013

A horse in the trainer's care raced after undergoing a biaxial neurectomy, a surgery banned for racehorses.... Read More

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Mississippi Horse Deaths Probed

June 25, 2013

Law enforcement authorities are investigating the death of a pair of Gypsy Vanner horses. ... Read More

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CHRB Issues Update in Sudden Equine Death Inquiry

June 24, 2013

Investigators looking into the cause of equine sudden deaths concluded that no foul play was involved. ... Read More

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Georgia Authorities Probe Deadly Saddlebred Barn Fire

June 24, 2013

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed the lives of 35 Saddlebred horses last week. ... Read More

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The Horse, TheHorse.com Win Media Awards

June 24, 2013

The Horse and TheHorse.com collected seven awards from American Horse Publications.... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Offer Advanced Equine Behavior Course

June 23, 2013

The course is designed to increase knowledge through evidence-based research as it relates to horse behavior.... Read More

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LSU to Host Large Animal Health Education Series

June 22, 2013

The educational series for veterinarians will include presentations on several horse health topics.... Read More

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WVC Names Rashmir-Raven New Equine Manager

June 22, 2013

Ann Rashmir-Raven, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS will serve a 4-year term as the equine education manager.... Read More

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Agriculture's Impact on Kentucky is Worth Billions

June 21, 2013

The economic impact of agriculture production, inputs, processing, and manufacturing is nearly $46.3 billion.... Read More

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PATH Intl. wins 2013 Equine Industry Vision Award

June 21, 2013

PATH International is the winner of the 12th annual Equine Industry Vision Award. ... Read More

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FEI Representative to Join Speakers for Helmet Awareness Day

June 21, 2013

Lisa Lazarus, FEI general counsel, will discuss the federation's helmet rule that came into effect January 1.... Read More

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Senate Committee Approves Horsemeat Inspection Ban

June 21, 2013

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted to deny horsemeat inspection funds funds during fiscal 2014. ... Read More

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California Breeders Plead Not Guilty

June 21, 2013

The breeders pleaded not guilty to multiple animal cruelty counts for allegedly maltreating several horses. ... Read More

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NASC Announces Updated Quality Seal

June 19, 2013

Consumers can expect to see the updated seal on shelves as early as this fall.... Read More

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Wild Horse Lawsuit Expands

June 18, 2013

A wild horse advocacy group has expanded its existing lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management.... Read More

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TAA Receives 27 Accreditation Applications

June 18, 2013

The applicants will now begin the TAA's review process to be eligible for grant consideration.... Read More

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AYHC Invites Proposals for 2014 Symposium Presentations

June 18, 2013

The event is designed to bring leaders in the youth horse industry together to grow as an industry.... Read More

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2013 Hambletonian Veterinary CE Seminar Scheduled

June 18, 2013

The 14th Annual Hambletonian Continuing Education Seminar for Equine Veterinarians will be held Aug. 1-2.... Read More

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USEF Proposes Performance Horse Collapse Rule

June 17, 2013

While USEF rules require owners to report fatalities, there are currently no regulations regarding collapse.... Read More

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RMTC Accredits First Two Laboratories

June 15, 2013

The RMTC accredited the University of California, Davis, Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory and HFL Sport Science.... Read More

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Amendment to Defund Horsemeat Inspections Clears Committee

June 15, 2013

The amendment would deny the USDA funding to carry out inspections at U.S. horse processing plants.... Read More

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Hong Kong Racehorse Drug Positives Due to Contaminated Feed

June 13, 2013

Officials determined that zilpaterol found in tests from 12 racehorses originated from contaminated feed.... Read More

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Kentucky Protocol Would Target Emerging Drugs

June 13, 2013

The measures would allow the state to take action quickly when faced with emerging illegal substances. ... Read More