Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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UK's Equine Undergraduate Curriculum Updated

June 04, 2014

University of Kentucky (UK) students will customize their education to match their career aspirations.... Read More

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New York City Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver Loses License

June 03, 2014

A horse-drawn cab driver accused of animal cruelty has lost his license to drive a carriage in that city.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Shooting Suspect Charged

June 03, 2014

An Alabama man is in custody and has been charged in connection with the shooting deaths of two horses.... Read More

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CSU Veterinary Alum Hopes for Triple Crown Win by a Nose

June 03, 2014

Ed Blach, DVM, MS, MBA, co-invented the nasal strip California Chrome will wear in the Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Wagner to Lead Research at Cornell Veterinary College

June 02, 2014

Dr. Bettina Wagner's research has focused on equine immunology, particularly immune responses in young foals. ... Read More

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Massachusetts Endorses International Racehorse Welfare Rules

June 02, 2014

The guidelines concentrate on 21 areas, such as racing injuries, to ensure the humane treatment of racehorses.... Read More

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UK Equine Programs on Facebook and Twitter

June 01, 2014

The University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture has several equine-related pages on Facebook and Twitter.... Read More

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34 Vet Students Rewarded for Commitment to Equine Medicine

June 01, 2014

Since its establishment in 2008, the scholarship program has provided $905,500 to 228 veterinary students.... Read More

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ISES, WDM Develop Code of Conduct for Horse Events

May 31, 2014

The code of conduct aims to ensure optimal horse and rider welfare and safety at events around the world.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to Take Place June 3

May 31, 2014

Specialists will speak on fencing options, sampling techniques for soil fertility and hay quality, and more. ... Read More

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Equine Management Survey Underway

May 30, 2014

The researchers hope to gain an understanding of how horses are cared for and managed in different countries.... Read More

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Wild Horse Advocates Seek Nevada Lawsuit Dismissal

May 30, 2014

The lawsuit asks the BLM to remove horses from rangelands in order to protect the ranges' ecologic balance.... Read More

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Speakers for AHC's 2014 Issues Forum Announced

May 30, 2014

The event will feature a variety of representatives from across the horse industry.... Read More

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House Committee Passes Slaughter Ban Amendment

May 30, 2014

In effect, the ban on horsemeat inspection funding makes it impossible to process horses in the United States.... Read More

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TCA Names Motion and Toffey to Board of Directors

May 30, 2014

Trainer Graham Motion and farm manager Ned Toffey have joined the Thoroughbred Charities of America board. ... Read More

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OIE Hands Down 'Pivotal' Decision on Sport Horse Movement

May 29, 2014

Members of the OIE voted to adopt in principle the "high-health, high-performance horse" concept.... Read More

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Texas Horses Evacuated Ahead of Predicted Flooding

May 29, 2014

The horses are residing at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston after being evacuated ahead of predicted flooding.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Reaches 100,000 Minutes of Service Milestone

May 28, 2014

TheHorse.com's online community performed more than 130,000 minutes of service for equine organizations.... Read More

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Frye to become First Woman to lead CSU Veterinary School

May 28, 2014

Cardiovascular physiology and equine medicine expert Dr. Melinda Frye will take the reins in July.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Farmers' Almanac: Truth or Fiction?

May 27, 2014

Of the 294 respondents, 86% said they don't rely on the Farmers' Almanac for horse management decisions.... Read More

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Former TWHBEA Vice President Sues Organization

May 27, 2014

Pat Stout has accused TWHBEA of committing illegal corporate acts and breaching its fiduciary duties. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Clever Allemont Dies at Old Friends

May 27, 2014

Old Friends retiree Clever Allemont was euthanized due to colic on May 26. The son of Clever Trick was 32. ... Read More

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Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists Celebrates Grand Opening

May 26, 2014

Cornell University will operate the former Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located near Belmont Park.... Read More

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Veterinary Grad and Horse Overcome Odds, Look Ahead

May 26, 2014

Meet new veterinarian Kelly Lear and her horse Saddie, who've overcome obstacles to find show-ring success.... Read More

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KEEP Celebrates 10 Years of Enhancing Equine Interests

May 26, 2014

Kentucky horsemen formed KEEP to improve the economics of the state's signature horse industry.... Read More