Equine Welfare & Legislation

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Louisiana Horse Deaths Investigated

June 27, 2014

Authorities are hoping a cash reward will determine who shot three horses grazing in a pasture.... Read More

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Deputies Probe Arizona Horse Slashing

June 26, 2014

Maricopa County authorities are seeking whoever slashed a horse's neck in its barn near Scottsdale.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Aims to Maximize Programs

June 23, 2014

Unwanted Horse Coalition member organizations met June 23 and sought input on how to maximize their programs.... Read More

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Tentative Agenda for Racehorse Welfare Summit Released

June 21, 2014

Lecture topics will include bone development, intra-articular therapies, track surfaces, and more.... Read More

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ASPCA Announces 'Help a Horse Day' Contest Winners

June 21, 2014

Five equine rescues received $10,000 each for their work to protect horses. ... Read More

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Show Prep Tips Designed to Keep Your Horse Healthy

June 19, 2014

Here are some tips for making your horse shine without hindering his long-term health.... Read More

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Ohio Horse Shooter Sought

June 18, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify whoever shot a horse in its Butler County pasture.... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust Grants nearly $300,000 to Nonprofits

June 18, 2014

The USA Equestrian Trust awarded nearly $300,000 to help fund more than a dozen projects by equine nonprofits.... Read More

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Horses Removed from North Carolina Farm during Cruelty Probe

June 17, 2014

Thirteen horses are in foster care and 41 horses' care is being monitored as part of an ongoing investigation.... Read More

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Colorado Woman found Guilty in Horse Cruelty Case

June 16, 2014

A Colorado woman will serve prison time connected to horses removed from her property in 2012.... Read More

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Utah Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Maltreating Horses

June 11, 2014

A Utah woman accused of maltreating 80 horses has pleaded not guilty to the charges... Read More

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Florida Horses Injected with Gasoline, 1 Dead

June 10, 2014

Law enforcement authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for injecting gasoline into grazing horses.... Read More

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Working Equid Colloquium Scheduled for July 1-3

June 07, 2014

The event will highlight specific issues related to working horses and their owners... Read More

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Veterinarian-Recommended Horse Adoption Tips

June 06, 2014

An equine veterinarian offers horse adoption tips in response to a Florida horse rescue fraud case.... Read More

Eldaafer at Old Friends with his inseparable companions, the goats Google and Yahoo.

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Racehorse Eldaafer, Companion Goats Arrive at Old Friends

June 05, 2014

The 2010 Breeders' Cup Marathon winner has retired with his goats, Yahoo and Google.... Read More

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Florida Rescue Operators Face More Charges

June 05, 2014

Operators of a rescue farm face additional fraud charges related to an animal seizure earlier this year.... Read More

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Florida Pair Charged for Neglecting Horses

June 04, 2014

The pair allegedly failed to provide care for several horses, including one they were paid to care for.... Read More

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NYRA Panel Discusses Equine Safety, Integrity

June 04, 2014

In a two-part video, officials discuss steps being taken to enhance equine safety in New York horse racing.... Read More

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New York City Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver Loses License

June 03, 2014

A horse-drawn cab driver accused of animal cruelty has lost his license to drive a carriage in that city.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Shooting Suspect Charged

June 03, 2014

An Alabama man is in custody and has been charged in connection with the shooting deaths of two horses.... Read More

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Massachusetts Endorses International Racehorse Welfare Rules

June 02, 2014

The guidelines concentrate on 21 areas, such as racing injuries, to ensure the humane treatment of racehorses.... Read More

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ISES, WDM Develop Code of Conduct for Horse Events

May 31, 2014

The code of conduct aims to ensure optimal horse and rider welfare and safety at events around the world.... Read More

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Equine Management Survey Underway

May 30, 2014

The researchers hope to gain an understanding of how horses are cared for and managed in different countries.... Read More

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Conviction in SAU Horse Theft, Slaying Case Stands

May 23, 2014

A judge upheld a guilty verdict in the case against Wendi Cox, who was involved in the SAU horse theft case. ... Read More

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Study: Human Interaction Shapes Horses' Negative Emotions

May 22, 2014

One researcher says horses' negative emotions can be a direct result of how they are trained and managed.... Read More