Recent News for Horse Industry Controversies


Pan Am Conference Wraps Up With Anti-Doping Insights

May 22, 2017

The conference concluded with presentations by individuals from inside and outside the Thoroughbred industry.... Read More


AQHA Executive Committee Approves Welfare Recommendations

May 18, 2017

Recommendations include adding to the forbidden drugs or substances list, creating educational efforts, and more.... Read More


BLM Pauses Emergency Wild Horse Gather

May 15, 2017

Thus far, the BLM has transported 70 horses from the water trap site to the Indian Lakes Facility in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More


Pittsburgh Restaurant's Horsemeat Fare Prompts Investigation

May 12, 2017

Cure restaurant sparked a federal investigation after it served horsemeat as part of a special dinner menu.... Read More


BLM Begins Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

May 11, 2017

The BLM will remove about 60 horses from private land near Boone Springs due to a projected lack of water this summer.... Read More


FEI Tribunal Lifts Provisional Suspensions on 11 Athletes

May 11, 2017

Provisional suspensions were also lifted from three trainers and two horses.... Read More


Supplement Contamination Caused Positive Test Results

May 09, 2017

A Cargill product, Progressive Nutrition Soothing Pink, was found to contain the banned substance ractopamine. ... Read More


Omnibus Bill Sparks Controversy

May 08, 2017

While the bill effectively prohibits horse processing in the United States, some believe it could endanger wild horses.... Read More


Salt River Colt Born During Wildfire

May 06, 2017

Volunteers discovered a healthy colt, now named Cactus Fire, near the wildfire zone on May 3.... Read More


BLM, Partners to Host Tour of Piceance-East Douglas HMA

May 04, 2017

The tour and barbeque will take place May 6 at the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area (HMA), in Colorado.... Read More


BLM Invites Public to Tour Fallon Wild Horse Corral

May 02, 2017

Two free tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place May 12.... Read More


Navajo Nation Exploring Wild Horse Management Plan

May 01, 2017

About 48,000 feral horses reside on the nation's 18 million-acre reservation spanning Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.... Read More


Salt River Horses so Far Safe From Bush Fire

April 27, 2017

The Cactus fire broke out on April 25 and has consumed about 25 acres.... Read More


ARCI Panel Discusses How to Stop Cheating in Horse Racing

April 19, 2017

A panel believes keys include additional out-of-competition testing, investigators, and research. ... Read More


Canadian Plant Stops Processing Horses

April 17, 2017

A Quebec facility announced April 12 that it would cease horse processing because new regulations impacted profits. ... Read More


Adopting a Mustang: What It Takes

April 13, 2017

Considering adopting a mustang? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More


BLM to Host Public Tour of Axtell Wild Horse Corrals

April 10, 2017

The tour of the Utah facility will take place April 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., local time.... Read More


FEI Announces Six New Prohibited Substance Cases

April 07, 2017

All cases involve the use of substances banned under the FEI's Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations.... Read More


Appeals Court Upholds Wild Horse Removal Ruling

April 05, 2017

The ruling dismissed a lawsuit asking the BLM to remove horses from some Nevada ranges to protect the ecologic balance.... Read More


Challis Field Office Offers Wild Horse Viewing

April 03, 2017

The public can view gathered horses at the Challis Wild Horse Corrals, in Idaho, April 5-6, from 3-5 p.m., local time.... Read More


House Members Reintroduce PAST Act

April 01, 2017

Reps. Ted Yoho and Kurt Schrader introduced the legislation that would stiffen penalties for those convicted of soring.... Read More


Security Protocols for Horses in 2017 Blue Grass Stakes

March 31, 2017

Measures cover arrival times, veterinary treatments and records, out-of-competition drug testing, and more.... Read More


Petitioners Ask Trump to Lift UDSA Anti-Soring Rule Freeze

March 30, 2017

The USDA rule was one of several regulations approved but ultimately frozen after the administration change in January.... Read More


BLM, University of Wyoming Horse Movement Study Progressing

March 29, 2017

Researchers have placed GPS tracking collars on 14 wild mares and returned them to the range for monitoring.... Read More


FEI Rules on 2016 Prohibited Substance Cases

March 26, 2017

An endurance rider received a 30-month suspension while a para-equestrian's provisional suspension was lifted.... Read More