Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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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

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BLM Reevaluating Wyoming Mustang Plan

June 20, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reconsidering a Record of Decision that called for the spaying of wild ... Read More

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Sponsor Nixes Fee-Based Horsemeat Inspection Amendment

June 17, 2011

An amendment that would have reestablished USDA horsemeat inspections on a fee-for-service basis failed to ... Read More

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Louisiana Men Face Cruelty Charges

June 16, 2011

Two Louisiana men have been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly tying a dead horse to a tree along a ... Read More

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Medication Summit Called 'New Beginning'

June 16, 2011

A baby step toward progress was how organizers described the two-day International Race Day Medication Summit ... Read More

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Summit Furthers Discussion on EIPH

June 15, 2011

Concerns about Salix's performance-enhancing attributes may pale in comparison to the potential detrimental ... Read More

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BLM Holds Public Hearing on Managing Wild Horses

June 15, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct a public hearing to discuss the use of motorized vehicles and... Read More

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Hawaii Police Probe Horse Shootings

June 15, 2011

Authorities in Hawaii County, Hawaii, are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting two horses earlier this ... Read More