Recent News for Horse Industry Controversies

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Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather Began in Water Canyon

October 23, 2015

The BLM will gather approximately 65 horses and 25 to 30 will be released back into the project area. ... Read More

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New Arrest in Florida Slaughter Farms Case

October 23, 2015

Rodobaldo Diaz of Palm Beach, Florida, was arrested on Oct. 20 and charged with four counts of animal cruelty.... Read More

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South African Jumper Tests Positive for Prohibited Substance

October 22, 2015

The show jumping horse Felix Van De Mispelaere tested positive for vasodilator minoxidil.... Read More

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Rewards Offered in Illegal Slaughter, Horsemeat Cases

October 20, 2015

Last week investigators raided three illegal slaughter farms in Loxahatchee and West Palm Beach, Florida. ... Read More

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TVMDL Receives Interim Accreditation From RMTC

October 20, 2015

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory's drug testing lab is the seventh such to achieve this status.... Read More

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UAE Endurance Course Attracts Nearly 1,400 Delegates

October 18, 2015

Further, an Emirates Equestrian Federation official was provisionally suspended for failing to observe the FEI rules.... Read More

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Remains of Chincoteague Pony Found

October 16, 2015

The the 4-month-old filly went missing in September. The remains showed no signs of foul play, authorities said.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Salt River Horse Killing

October 16, 2015

The 12-year-old mare named Dotty sustained a single gunshot wound. Her remains were found on Oct. 1.... Read More

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Florida Raids Yield Arrests at Illegal Slaughter Farms

October 14, 2015

Six people were arrested following raids at the three illegal slaughter farms, some of which processed horses.... Read More

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Six More U.S. House Members Support Barr/Tonko Bill

October 14, 2015

The legislation would establish an independent authority to implement a national uniform racehorse medication program.... Read More

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Salt River Horse Death Under Investigation

October 14, 2015

A wild horse found at the Salt River Recreation Area in Arizona is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.... Read More

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Uruguayan Endurance Horse Tests Positive for Guanabenz

October 01, 2015

LG Muneerah's sample was positive for guanabenz, a sedative with analgesic effects.... Read More

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BLM Begins Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

September 28, 2015

Due to drought conditions the BLM began gathering and providing care for 80 to 100 wild horses on Sept. 25.... Read More

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FEI Clears Guerdat, Bichsel in Prohibited Substances Cases

September 27, 2015

The FEI determined that feed contaminated with poppy seeds was responsible for three horses' positive drug tests.... Read More

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BLM Offers Public Tours of Fallon Wild Horse, Burro Corral

September 25, 2015

The BLM will offer two public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Nevada on Oct. 23.... Read More

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Judge Rules Against New Mexico Horse Processing Plant

September 24, 2015

A judge has expanded a 2014 injunction to include the new owners of a plant that was once intended to process horses.... Read More

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BLM Extends Public Input Period for Pine Nut HMA Evaluation

September 22, 2015

The opportunity for the public to provide input on the draft evaluation for the HMA has been extended until Oct. 20.... Read More

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FEI Tribunal Issues Decision on Salahdin Du Lauragais Case

September 18, 2015

Salahdin Du Lauragais tested positive for the banned substance reserpine, a long-lasting tranquilizer.... Read More

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ARCI Committee to Complete Medication Reforms Implementation

September 16, 2015

The committee will begin work immediately and report to the ARCI Board of Directors in December.... Read More

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BLM Releases Preliminary Analysis for Red Desert Gather

September 11, 2015

The 30-day comment period for the preliminary analysis runs from Sept. 8 through Oct. 8. ... Read More

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Pine Nut Mountains HMA Draft Evaluation Released

September 10, 2015

The evaluation aims to assess the conditions to ensure the range is healthy for wildlife, livestock, and wild horses.... Read More

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BLM Plans Beaty Butte Wild Horse Gather

September 09, 2015

The BLM plans to gather 1,500 horses. Of those, 1,400 will be permanently removed and 100 will be returned to the range.... Read More

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BLM to Continue Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

September 09, 2015

Based on a vet's exam, 28 of 201 horses gathered last week were euthanized due to extremely emaciated body conditions.... Read More

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BLM Completes the Soda Fire Emergency Wild Horse Gather

September 08, 2015

The BLM gathered a total of 279 horses from the Hardtrigger, Black Mountain, and Sands Basin herd management areas. ... Read More

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OSRC Receives Update on Cobalt Study

September 04, 2015

The research will begin once the five Standardbreds to be used in the study have cleared a routine quarantine.... Read More