Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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BLM Initiative Enhances Mustang-Related Volunteer Projects

October 09, 2011

The BLM hopes to expand volunteer participation in monitoring and sustaining the health of wild horse HMAs.... Read More

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Feral Horses' Effects on Pine Trees and Grasses

October 07, 2011

Researchers found that pine trees flourished in areas feral horses roamed while some grasses struggled .... Read More

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Corolla Wild Horse Herd Expansion Bill Advances

October 07, 2011

Federal legislation that would allow the Corolla Wild Horse herd to grow larger has advanced.... Read More

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Decision on Dutrow Drug Infractions Due Next Week

October 07, 2011

Dutrow is expected to find out if he will be allowed to train again after alleged equine drug infractions.... Read More

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More Charges Filed in Maryland Neglect Case

October 06, 2011

A Maryland farm operator has been charged with additional cruelty counts for allegedly neglecting her horses.... Read More

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Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing? Florida Officials to Decide

October 06, 2011

A Quarter Horse permit holder in Florida has asked the FDPMW for permission to host barrel races. ... Read More

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Horses Added to Kentucky Proud Program

October 06, 2011

The KDA, KEEP, and KHC announced Oct. 6 that horses have been added to the Kentucky Proud program.... Read More

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Revised 2012 FEI Prohibited Substance List Effective Jan. 1

October 05, 2011

The FEI has announced a small number of changes to its 2011 Equine Prohibited Substance List.... Read More

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Colleen Rutledge Receives MHIB's Touch of Class Award

October 04, 2011

Colleen Rutledge and Shiraz received the MHIB Touch of Class Award for their achievements in eventing.... Read More

More than 100 "Kona Donkeys" were airlifted from Hawaii to California to find adoptive homes on the mainland.

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Rescued Hawaiian Wild Donkeys Relocated to California

October 04, 2011

More than 100 feral donkeys were airlifted from Hawaii to California to find adoptive homes.... Read More

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Rescue Groups Join Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative

October 03, 2011

Eight thoroughbred rescue organizations have joined the ASPCA Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative. ... Read More

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The Bare Foot

October 01, 2011

A horse's genetics, trimming, and diet have a great impact on bare foot health.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Authorities Probe Attacks on Ponies

September 30, 2011

Authorities are searching for whoever allegedly beat three Shetland ponies and tied one pony to the ceiling.... Read More

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Horse Slaughter Supporters, Opponents Face Off Online

September 30, 2011

Horse processing supporters and opponents have both posted petitions on a government website to gain support.... Read More

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Seized North Carolina Hackney Pony Dies

September 29, 2011

A man facing multiple animal cruelty charges could face an additional charge after another of his ponies died.... Read More

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Lunn Named NC State CVM Dean

September 28, 2011

D. Paul Lunn, BVMS, MS, PhD, will begin his duties as dean of the NC State CVM on Feb. 15, 2012.... Read More

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California Man Dead After Horse Stabbing Incident

September 28, 2011

California authorities shot and killed a man who threatened deputies after attacking his neighbor's horse.... Read More

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Disaster Assistance Available to New Jersey Horse Farms

September 27, 2011

Several government organizations are offering disaster assistance to farm owners impacted by Hurricane Irene.... Read More

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Jockey Club Announces Thoroughbred Connect Enhancement

September 27, 2011

Thoroughbreds in need of homes will now be listed publicly on thoroughbredconnect.com, the Jockey Club said.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Oregon Horse Shooting Case

September 27, 2011

A $2,500 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.... Read More

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BLM to Review Nevada Gather Operations

September 26, 2011

The BLM will review operations during a Nevada gather that some wild horse advocates say put animals at risk.... Read More

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Oregon Police Probe Horse Shooting

September 23, 2011

Oregon authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting a horse while it grazed in a pasture.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on Horse Adoption and Rescue Now Archived

September 23, 2011

The recording from TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Horse Adoption and Rescue is now available.... Read More

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Bill would Amend HPA to Include Slaughter Ban

September 22, 2011

The transport, purchase, possession, or sale of horses for slaughter would be banned if the bill is passed.... Read More

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New York County Ponders Cruelty Offender Registry

September 22, 2011

Convicted animal cruelty offenders would be required to register with an offender registry under a new bill.... Read More