Equine Welfare & Legislation
December 08, 2007
The American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS) Foundation Board of Trustees presented the esteemed ACVS Foundation Legends Award to Charles W. Raker, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, in November.
The ACVS Foundation Legends Award recognizes ACVS... Read More
December 06, 2007
December 06, 2007
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)--the world's largest equine breed registry and membership organization--recently began its "Countdown to 5 Million." One AQHA member will ride off with the actual registration number 5,000,000.... Read More
December 04, 2007
December 03, 2007
The Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program (FLTAP) in Farmington, N.Y., is the 2007 recipient of the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ Equine Welfare Award, the Lavin Cup. Named for AAEP Past President A. Gary Lavin, VMD, the... Read More
December 01, 2007
A 10-year-old Icelandic gelding has a tendency to hold his head to the right while at a walk.... Read More
November 25, 2007
Out of work and fighting depression, 23-year-old James Jones Jr. reached out to Boys' Haven.
He had found a sense of belonging at the non-profit Louisville, Ky., home for neglected and abused youths as a teenager after shuffling... Read More
November 24, 2007
Anyone interested in taking a course in hands-on handline of all types of horses will have the opportunity Dec. 3-21 at the Integrity Equine Center, 2300 NW County Road 329, in Citra, Fla., according to an article on Ocala.com.
The cours... Read More
November 21, 2007
Follow along with horse owner and magazine publisher Cheryl Erpelding as she recounts her experience keeping her family and horses one step ahead of the flames as wildfires race across Southern California.
The Souther... Read More
November 20, 2007
A coalition of international animal welfare organizations, including Humane Society International, are responding to the needs of animals in the wake of massive floods that left approximately 80% of Tabasco, Mexico underwater.
Villahermosa,... Read More
November 15, 2007
November 12, 2007
November 11, 2007
During the Nov. 2 American Horse Council (AHC) Issues Forum held in Lexington, Ky., AHC President Jay Hickey reviewed legislation and regulations pending at the federal level that could affect the horse industry.
Riding on Public Lands... Read More
November 10, 2007
An 11-year-old Long Prairie, Minn., girl will receive a new pony to replace the one that was killed in a pasture outside her home.
Katie Symalla will receive the 8-month-old filly today (Nov. 10).
A Long Prairie woman, Sue... Read More
November 09, 2007
November 07, 2007
Click here to see the Nov. 7 edition of The Ryder Report, a recent feature added to TheHorse.com.
The Ryder Report is a weekly video broadcast presented by News Editor Erin Ryder,... Read More
November 05, 2007
A two-day conference Dec. 12-13 at the Michigan State University (MSU) Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing will provide a forum for the state's equine enthusiasts to engage in discussions and presentations examining the industry'... Read More
November 01, 2007
Azure skies, crisp autumn air, a palette of changing colors, gorgeous horses, and reduced admission fees await visitors to the Kentucky Horse Park during the new winter hours.
"Fall and winter can be great times to visit the Kentucky... Read More
October 31, 2007
The Ryder Report is a weekly video broadcast... Read More
October 30, 2007
SmartPak has made a $5,000 donation to the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) disaster fund.
With this donation, SmartPak added wildfire relief to its list of charitable donations. Other causes supported by the... Read More
October 29, 2007
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has provided funding to the San Diego Humane Society for hay and other equine supplies needed following the outbreak of devastating wildfires in California.
"The ASPCA is happy t... Read More
October 23, 2007
The International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH) has launched a new scholarship program for undergraduate veterinary students in order to encourage the advancement of veterinary education and equine welfare, and also to familiarize... Read More
October 23, 2007
Flying into California's fire-ravaged San Diego area was shocking to Allen Schwartz, a consultant with disaster services and an equine specialist with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). He said the scene reminded him of... Read More
October 17, 2007
A strain of Staphylococcus aureus resistant to antibiotics was in the news again this week after a Virginia teenager who was diagnosed with an infection caused by the pathogen died. Additionally, the
October 10, 2007
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) announced today that the group will contribute up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person repeatedly attacking horses in Pomona, N.Y. The owner of the... Read More
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