Recent News for Legal Concerns & Legislation
March 02, 2010
The Maryland Horse Industry Board has commissioned the USDA to conduct a census of the Maryland equine population starting in May. The 2010 Equine Census will include horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys, regardless of ownership or use. T... Read More
January 18, 2009
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
"From our earliest years, Penn Vet has shaped and advanced the education and practice of the profession," said Joan C. Hendricks, VMD,... Read More
October 31, 2008
A former employee of an Oregon youth camp faces multiple criminal charges in connection with the shooting and abandonment of Trooper, a 6-year-old Arabian gelding discovered wandering in the Deschutes National Forest with a gunshot... Read More
August 29, 2008
The Kentucky Horse Park will host some of the rarest horses on earth during the Festivale of Endangered Equines, Sept. 5-7. The event will feature more than 125 horses and ponies of 15 different breeds and is being hosted by the Equus Survival... Read More
August 15, 2008
The Purebred Arabian Trust has begun construction of an 8,000 square foot addition to the Kentucky Horse Park's International Museum of the Horse. This addition will house the Arabian Horse Galleries. It will be the first major addition to the... Read More
July 24, 2008
Farnam Horse Products introduces Equisect Fly Repellent.
May 22, 2008
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and the Ranch Horse Association of America have formed a strategic marketing alliance to promote the growing interest in and usage of Quarter Horses in ranch horse competition.
As part... Read More
April 16, 2008
The Congressional Cavalry, organized by the American Horse Council (AHC) and some of its member organizations, continues to grow.
The Congressional Cavalry was formed last year in an effort to better represent and serve the horse... Read More
April 13, 2008
Hundreds of equine fans gathered at Equifest 2008 at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center in Florida.
The one-day event was presented by the Museum of Florida Art. All the proceeds from event yesterday (April 12) will go to youth programs of... Read More
February 01, 2008
We must do the best we can to create an environment where our horses can thrive physically and mentally.
Horses weren't designed to be "apartment dwellers," said a horseman friend... Read More
January 30, 2008
Extend-A-Cool as an effective remedy to address sore shins, inflamed leg muscles and tendons, and reduce swelling from acute sprains and bruises. When applied to the lower leg, the temperature under the wrap may be reduced by up to 6Â°F or more... Read More
January 08, 2008
Ford Motor Company is conducting a voluntary recall of 1.18 million F-Super Duty trucks, E-Series vans, and Excursions due to a sensor problem that can cause the vehicle's engine to hesitate, stumble, or stall.
The recall involves... Read More
December 17, 2007
History will be made when Dianne Little, director of judging with the Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH), will present an Independent Judges Association clinic in South Germany prior to the European Championships for Tennessee Walking Horses.
The... Read More
December 13, 2007
Grand Meadows Nutritional Products Inc. introduces their newest equine joint supplement, Mega Grand Flex. Mega Grand Flex is designed to help horses that have not responded to traditional ingredient levels in joint support products. ... Read More
December 05, 2007
The U.S. Forest Service says two wild horses captured during a roundup in the Carson National Forest in New Mexico have died.
Agency spokeswoman Kathy DeLucas says one horse died November 26th after running head-first into a metal corral panel... Read More
September 24, 2007
Michael Blackwell, DVM, MPH, dean of the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Veterinary Medicine has announced he plans to retire. Blackwell will leave his position January 1, 2008. His retirement will be effective March 1, 2008.... Read More
August 23, 2007
Farmers across North Carolina whose crops and livestock are hard-hit by the ongoing drought will get federal financial aid if Gov. Mike Easley gets his way.
Easley said Wednesday he will ask U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns for a... Read More
June 12, 2007
Results of a retrospective study performed by doctors at an Alberta trauma center shed a new light on the incidence and type of injuries sustained by equestrians. Additionally, the doctors found that experienced riders were more likely to suffer seve... Read More
May 24, 2007
Therapeutic Riding of Texas (TROT), a North American Riding for the Handicapped Association premier accredited therapeutic riding center, is seeking side walkers and horse handler volunteers for Session II. Volunteers do not need experience, as ... Read More
May 24, 2007
The New York state senate passed a bill May 23 that would provide relief to farmers from the high costs and red tape a new state regulation could potentially cause them.
The bill (S.3022) would exempt permanent farm buildings on working... Read More
May 20, 2007
Dozens of Michigan horse lovers are expected to attend an auction this weekend at the Midland County Fairgrounds, where the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will offer wild mustangs and burros for as little as $125 each.
The bureau will have 60... Read More
May 18, 2007
Wild horses, tamed in past generations by Indians, soldiers, and prospectors, are now being enlisted for a new chore--patrolling the most rugged and remote stretches of the nation's northern border.
In a project dubbed "Noble Mustang," the... Read More
May 02, 2007
The Humane Society of Missouri's Longmeadow Rescue Ranch is proud to announce Twist of Fate as the winning name for the new colt born April 18. More than 5,360 votes were cast to help pick the colt's name. "Twist of Fate" led the pack to... Read More
April 13, 2007
It's a routine morning for Charles Dake: He drives an hour roundtrip to give a horse a quick vaccine, then he's off to castrate and dehorn a herd of cattle, and onto yet another farm to sedate and castrate a horse--all before lunch.
Wit... Read More
March 30, 2007
Alltech's 23rd International Feed Industry Symposium will address topics including feeding for maximum potential, doping scandals, and the overuse of drug-related products, during the annual three-day event in Lexington, Ky., May 21-23, 2007. Th... Read More