Equine Welfare & Legislation

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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

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California Man Arrested in Missing Horses Case

May 21, 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a pair of California Quarter Horses.... Read More

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PAST Act Supporters to Rally in Washington

May 20, 2014

Supports of the bill will gather in Washington, D.C., in June to show their support for the legislation.... Read More

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Can 'Chrome' Wear Nasal Strip in Belmont?

May 19, 2014

Trainer Art Sherman formally requested to race California Chrome with a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Hoskins, Humane Group Reach Settlement over Horses

May 17, 2014

Morgan Horse breeder Beth Hoskins is permitted own 35 horses, the settlement says.... Read More

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Iowa Man Waives Hearing in Equine Cruelty Case

May 15, 2014

An Iowa man accused of maltreating more than 60 horses has waived a hearing connected to the case.... Read More

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Breaking Down Ethics and Equine Medicine

May 15, 2014

Whether a vet is practicing or working in research, ethics play a central role in his or her decision-making.... Read More

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Study: Owners Might be Missing Equine Welfare Issues

May 12, 2014

French researchers recently observed that many people are missing signs of poor welfare in their horses.... Read More

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Happy and Unhappy Horses at Home

May 08, 2014

Has any research been done regarding what horses might like and dislike about their homes?... Read More

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Missouri Horse Herd Removed for Rehabilitation

May 07, 2014

A heard of 30 horses is receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property in Morgan County.... Read More

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South Carolina Authorities Seek Horse Shooter

May 06, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot a horse while it grazed in its Union County pasture.... Read More