Equine Welfare & Legislation

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USHJA Joins Unwanted Horse Coalition

March 18, 2012

The Coalition's mission is to reduce the number of unwanted horses and to improve their welfare.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Wins Equestrian Social Media Awards

March 07, 2012

TheHorse.com took home first place in the "Best Use of Facebook" category of the 2012 PagePlay ESMAs.... Read More

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USDA: Equine Operations Now Eligible for Emergency Loans

March 01, 2012

Equine operations that breed, raise, and sell certain types of horses are now eligible for emergency loans.... Read More

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UC Davis Owner Education Seminar to be Streamed Online

February 24, 2012

The webcast will be presented free of charge and will be available online tomorrow beginning at 8:30 a.m. PST.... Read More

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Molecular Monitoring of Equine Joint Homeostasis

February 22, 2012

It's beneficial to look at biomarkers that reflect changes in cartilage as well as the joint capsule and bone.... Read More

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2012 UK Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar Series

February 20, 2012

The 2012 University of Kentucky's Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Se... Read More

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$120 Million Classroom Building for Texas A&M Vet Students

February 12, 2012

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved the addition of a $120 million classroom b... Read More

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Help Save Land for Horses with ELCR Planning Forums

February 08, 2012

This is the first of three educational forums scheduled for 2012-13 at various locations around the country.... Read More

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Pfizer Animal Health Contributes to FFA, AAEP Foundation

February 05, 2012

A portion of purchases from qualified equine products made between Feb. 1 and April 30, 2012, will be donated.... Read More

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UK's Gluck Equine Research Center Celebrates 25 Years

February 02, 2012

It is one of the few institutes where virtually all faculty conduct full-time research in equine health.... Read More

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Colorado Lawmakers Nix Animal Abuser Registry Bill

February 01, 2012

A bill that would have established a registry for convicted animal abusers in Colorado failed in committee.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Stephen Coleman

January 28, 2012

Stephen Coleman completed his PhD in Veterinary Science at the UK under Jamie MacLeod, VMD, PhD.... Read More

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EQUUS Foundation Joins ELCR as Premier Conservation Partner

January 22, 2012

ELCR's is mission to educate the public about the immediate need to conserve land for equine-related activity.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Horse Vet Charged with Sodomy

January 21, 2012

A Pennsylvania veterinarian is facing criminal charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of horse... Read More

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CSU Names New Dean of CVMBS

January 14, 2012

Colorado State University has announced that Mark Stetter, DVM, Dipl. ACZM, has been named dean of the CVMBS.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Draft Horse Death Probed

January 13, 2012

The Belgian horse was competing in a horse pulling competition at a show when it showed signs of distress.... Read More

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Plea Entered in New York Charity Horse Show Theft Case

January 04, 2012

A man accused of stealing more than $30,000 from a charity horse show pleaded guilty to felony theft charges.... Read More

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USDA Streamlines Guidance on Live Animal Imports

December 30, 2011

Proposed changes are connected to regulations governing requests to conduct animal health status evaluations.... Read More

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MHIB Awards Grants to Equestrian Groups Totaling $21,441

December 28, 2011

Therapeutic programs, conservationists, and educational and research programs are among the recipients.... Read More

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Diagnosing Equine Ataxia: Go Back to Basics

December 24, 2011

Go back to basics to understand what ataxia is and how to diagnose the cause for ataxia in affected horses.... Read More

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Australian Authorities Investigating 25 Horse Carcasses

December 21, 2011

The New South Wales DPI is investigating the discovery of 25 dead horses in the state's northwest region.... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Offer Equine Welfare Online Course

December 21, 2011

Equine Guelph is pleased to announce the first offering of the Equine Welfare online course.... Read More

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Cause of New York Carriage Horse's Death Remains Unknown

December 21, 2011

Despite the completion of a gross necropsy, a New York City carriage horse's cause of death remains unknown.... Read More

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Norm Luba Named 2011 Friend of the UK Equine Initiative

December 17, 2011

Luba was recognized for his leadership, vision, and work on behalf of the Equine Initiative.... Read More

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Texas Authorities Probe Deadly Barn Fire

December 08, 2011

Fire authorities in Harris County, Texas, are investigating a barn fire that killed 11 horses.
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