Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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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

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Gluck Center Researchers Synthesize ITPP for UPenn

September 21, 2011

Gluck Center researchers have synthesized a certified reference standard for ITPP testing at UPenn's request.... Read More

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FAA Investigates Mustang Gather Flyover Incident

September 21, 2011

Colorado officials are looking into an incident involving a small plane that interrupted a BLM mustang gather.... Read More

"Mamma" was euthanized Sept. 15 after failing to respond to treatment. She was discovered tied to a tree with no food or water on Sept. 12 in Ontario, Calif.

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California Horse Abandonment Probed

September 17, 2011

California animal welfare authorities are seeking whoever abandoned an emaciated horse near a rural road.... Read More

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Utah Men Charged in BLM Mustang Sale Scheme

September 16, 2011

Two men are facing charges in connection with a plot to buy wild horses and sell them to horsemeat processors.... Read More

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Senate Bill Could Resume Horsemeat Inspection Funding

September 15, 2011

A Senator is working to pass a bill that could fund USDA horsemeat inspections at domestic processing plants.... Read More

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New York Lawmaker Calls for Salix Ban

September 14, 2011

A New York lawmaker will introduce legislation banning "performance-enhancing drugs" in racing, such as Salix.... Read More

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New York Man Charged in Alleged Horse Show Theft Scheme

September 14, 2011

A New York man is facing multiple charges for allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from a horse show.
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UK Part of Neogen's Animal Safety Success

September 13, 2011

Neogen's Kentucky roots date back 20 years to when the company became interested in technology developed by UK... Read More

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Officials Say Horse Racing Drug Report Dispels Criticism

September 13, 2011

Officials: Report that shows 99.5% of samples tested "clean" in 2010 dispels claims that racing is drug-ridden... Read More

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Police Investigate Horse Hair Theft

September 13, 2011

Massachusetts authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for cutting hair from two Cape Cod horses' tails.... Read More

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Waterman Named Arizona Racing Medications, Welfare Adviser

September 12, 2011

Scot Waterman, DVM, is the first animal medication and welfare adviser for the Arizona Department of Racing.... Read More

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Hagyard to Partner With NTRA Alliance

September 11, 2011

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will participate in this year's NTRA Professional Education Seminar.... Read More

Coyne is working to make sure African American equestrians' stories are not forgotten.

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Soil Scientist Works to Preserve Early Equine History

September 11, 2011

African Americans played a major role in Kentucky's early equine history as jockeys, trainers, and grooms.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled

September 10, 2011

The BLM National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for Oct. 13-14 in Arlington, Va.... Read More

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RCI Drug Report: Doping Not Out of Control

September 09, 2011

The report indicated regulators sent 324,215 biological samples for testing in 2010. More than 99% were clean.... Read More

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Charges Filed in Pennsylvania Neglect Case

September 09, 2011

A farm operator is facing charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of animals in York county.... Read More

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USDA Rule Improves Transportation for Slaughter-Bound Horses

September 09, 2011

Double-decker trailers may not be used to transport slaughter-bound U.S.-based horses to processing plants.... Read More

About 550 feral horses roam the Alberta wilderness, Henderson said.

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Canadian Wild Horses at Center of Controversy

September 08, 2011

A logging company claims feral horses are damaging seedlings and acting aggressively toward workers.... Read More

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Nurse Mares

September 08, 2011

Dr. Sue McDonnell talks about what makes a reliable nurse mare.... Read More

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New Illinois Law Helps Boarding Barn Operators

September 05, 2011

Illinois barn operators can recoup costs of caring for horses abandoned by their owners under the new law.... Read More

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Commentary: Perception of Medications and Racing

September 04, 2011

Can we blame Salix and race-day medications for the bad perception horse racing seems to draw from the public?... Read More

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New Campaign Assists Vermont Horse Owners Affected by Irene

September 03, 2011

A newly launched campaign in Vermont hopes to assist owners affected by the storm care for their horses.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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Federal Judge Warns BLM over Helicopter Use in Roundups

September 02, 2011

A judge has instructed helicopter pilots in BLM wild horse gathers to use caution when driving the horses.... Read More