Recent News for Equine Rights & Welfare
June 10, 2009
Thanks to support received from the ASPCA as well as many other local and professional groups, Surgi-Care Center for Horses of Brandon, Fla., will host an expo June 13 to help area horse owners learn how to prepare for hurricanes and other... Read More
June 06, 2009
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to 13 animal cruelty counts and relinquished ownership of his animals under a plea bargain entered in Northampton County District court on June 4.
Joseph Mayer was originally charged with 38 counts of... Read More
June 03, 2009
The American Horse Council (AHC) is gearing up for what it calls "the most inclusive presentation on safety and welfare ever assembled"--a June 16 forum on equine welfare.
The forum, called "Welfare of the Horse," is the focus on this year'... Read More
June 01, 2009
Rodney Stewart, DVM, who was suspended five years by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for violating various medication violations including possession of cobra venom, has filed a suit in Franklin (Kentucky) Circuit Court alleging that the... Read More
May 27, 2009
The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced that DLF International Seeds will become a supplier to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park September 25-October 10, 2010.
The World Equestrian... Read More
May 23, 2009
A California Superior Court Judge has ruled there is sufficient evidence to press felony charges against several members of a family accused of maltreating horses at their Ventura County ranch.
Jane Bor, her son Ernie, and daughter-in-law... Read More
May 20, 2009
May 18, 2009
More than 50 allegedly neglected horses are receiving rehabilitative care from two Texas rescue agencies after they were removed from their owner's care earlier this month.
May 15, 2009
An abandoned Thoroughbred gelding found near Mesa, Ariz., is recovering from injuries and regaining condition better than his foster owner expected.
Gwen Cleary has been caring for the horse, called Solo Vino, since he
May 15, 2009
Oklahoma legislators have approved a measure that allows individuals who are not veterinarians to float horses' teeth without risking felony charges.
SB 452 strips an amendment from the Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act of 2008 that... Read More
May 11, 2009
The Brooke Hospital for Animals, a UK equine welfare charity that operates across 10 countries in Asia, Africa, Central America, and the Middle East, has released guidelines for tourists utilizing the services of working animals while on holiday... Read More
May 08, 2009
After a 12-week trial, Buckinghamshire horse dealer James Gray and several members of his family were on May 8 found guilty on charges of animal cruelty at Bicester Magistrates Court.
James and his son Jamie Gray were foun... Read More
May 07, 2009
The equine production facility of Cattleman's Choice Loomix, LLC in Johnstown, CO has become the first equine health production facility to be certified by the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program administered by the American Feed Industry... Read More
May 05, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has announced plans to develop a Doris Day Horse Rescue and Adoption Center at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Thanks to a donation of $250,000 by the Doris Day Animal Foundation, the new... Read More
April 24, 2009
More than 870 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Who is your primary source of information for equine health?"