Recent News for Legal Concerns & Legislation
March 03, 2012
The bill would forbid photography or videography at agricultural operations without the owner's permission.... Read More
February 01, 2012
A bill that would have established a registry for convicted animal abusers in Colorado failed in committee.... Read More
January 19, 2012
The bill requires that warning signs be posted at riding trails operated by equine activity sponsors.... Read More
May 11, 2011
The would strip Bureau of Land Management wild horses and burros of their wildlife status in that state.... Read More
November 18, 2010
A Florida man accused of poaching two horses then butchering them for their meat pleaded guilty to the charges against him during an appearance in Miami-Dade Circuit Court on Nov. 17.
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October 28, 2010
Steve Kraus will join the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine as head farrier, effective Nov. 1. He will continue the great work of Michael Wildenstein, who has been with Cornell since 1991, and has accepted an early retirement in... Read More
October 22, 2010
When it comes to horse management, "experience is the best teacher." According to a recent study by Swedish researchers, experienced staff might help protect your horse against orthopaedic injuries. The study tried to ascer... Read More
September 20, 2010
The University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center is now the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (UKVDL). The name change was implemented to reflect the broad focus of the lab, which includes services beyond livestock species.
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July 12, 2010
Vilsack announced an effort to encourage land owners to provide public access to land for outdoor activities.... Read More
July 09, 2010
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) will sell 175 estray horses at auction that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) removed from a public range on the Nevada-Utah border last month. The gathered horses are not BLM mustangs. Th... Read More
April 30, 2010
The Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence Symposium: Hoofbeats and Society: the Horse-Human Relationship is scheduled for May 15-16 at the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, Mass.... Read More
April 15, 2010
In analyzing 30 years of American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)Â registration data, AQHA discovered some trends that could help breeders and owners of American Quarter Horses make business decisions for the future. These trends, which ar... Read More
April 13, 2010
The Raleigh, N.C.-based News & Observer reported that a miniature donkey died of rabies last week on a Durham County goat farm... Read More
April 09, 2010
Drug compounding can be defined as the art and science of mixing ingredients, which may be active, inactive or both, to create a specific dosage form to meet a specific patientâ€™s needs. Compounding can be performed by a veterinarian or by... Read More
March 17, 2010
Champion Rags to Riches, winner of the 2007 Belmont Stakes, delivered a Henrythenavigator colt March 17 in Ireland, where she is scheduled to be bred to Coolmore stallion Galileo.
Rags to Riches, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2007... Read More
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