Equine Welfare & Legislation

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Michigan Authorities Probe Horse Shooting

October 29, 2011

Michigan authorities are investigating the shooting death of a mare discovered fatally wounded in her field.... Read More

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ASPCA Celebrates 145 Years of Equine Protection

October 26, 2011

The ASPCA will host educational presentations, meet and greets, and a parade of rescued and adoptable horses.... Read More

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BHA Amends Whip Rules; World Horse Welfare 'Disappointed'

October 24, 2011

The BHA has softened the new whip rules implemented Oct. 10, much to the dismay of World Horse Welfare.... Read More

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Rutgers Webinar Series Focuses on Disaster Management

October 18, 2011

In response to Hurricane Irene the webinar series will focus on "Disaster Preparation and Recovery.... Read More

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Owners of Stray Caddo Parish, La., Horses Sought

October 18, 2011

Louisiana authorities are seeking the owners of three horses discovered wandering in Caddo Parish on Monday.... Read More

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Houston Police Probe Horse Killing

October 14, 2011

Houston, Texas, police are seeking whoever is responsible for the stabbing death of a horse last week.... Read More

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Disaster Assistance Available to New Jersey Horse Farms

September 27, 2011

Several government organizations are offering disaster assistance to farm owners impacted by Hurricane Irene.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Oregon Horse Shooting Case

September 27, 2011

A $2,500 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.... Read More

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Waterman Named Arizona Racing Medications, Welfare Adviser

September 12, 2011

Scot Waterman, DVM, is the first animal medication and welfare adviser for the Arizona Department of Racing.... Read More

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FEI, OIE to Host International Movement of Horses Conference

August 15, 2011

The October 24 conference will focus on modernizing international movement of horses in South America.... Read More

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Deadly Texas Barn Fire Probed

August 10, 2011

Texas fire officials are investigating a barn fire that killed as many as 14 Arabian horses Aug. 9.... Read More

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South Carolina Horse Death Probed

August 09, 2011

Authorities in South Carolina are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a horse.... Read More

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Lightning Blamed for Deadly Connecticut Barn Fire

August 04, 2011

Fire officials in Haddam, Conn., blame lightning for a fire that resulted in the death of one horse August 1.... Read More

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Indicted Horse Trainer Surrenders on Release Violation

August 01, 2011

A man under indictment for allegedly using illegal training techniques on gaited horses is in federal custody.... Read More

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More Than 140 Ponies Die During Hindu Pilgrimage

July 30, 2011

Approximately 143 ponies have died while taking part in a Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine.... Read More

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Fatal Pennsylvania Barn Fire Probed

July 26, 2011

Fire officials in Pennsylvania are investigating the cause of a barn fire responsible for the death of more ... Read More

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Horse Fatally Injured at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

July 26, 2011

A horse used in a saddle bronc event at the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo was humanely euthanized after ... Read More

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NARHA Gets New Name

July 19, 2011

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International) is NARHA's new ... Read More

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Horse Dies In Flight from Belgium to New York

July 15, 2011

A horse was discovered dead upon arrival at John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York, N.Y. on Friday morning ... Read More

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Poll: Majority of Readers Use Combo Vaccines

July 12, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "Which type of vaccine do you prefer for your horse?"... Read More

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Poll: Readers Have Limited Experience with Compounded Meds

July 05, 2011

TheHorse.com poll asking, "What are your experiences with compounded equine medications?" ... Read More

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Horse Dies Before Traditional Italian Race

July 01, 2011

An Italian racehorse died July 1 during a practice session for the Palio di Siena horse race that takes place ... Read More

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AAEP Issues Statement on GAO Horse Welfare Report

June 28, 2011

AAEP President William Moyer, DVM, issued a statement in response to the recent GAO report examining horse ... Read More

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Poll: Horse Owners Most Concerned With Colic Emergencies

June 28, 2011

TheHorse.com poll asking "What potential equine emergency concerns you the most?"... Read More

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Microchips Will Monitor Horse Health at Calgary Stampede

June 25, 2011

More than 500 horses expected to compete in the chuckwagon races at the 2011 Calgary Stampede will receive ... Read More