Equine Welfare & Legislation


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


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


South Carolina Horse Death Probed

August 09, 2011

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


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


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


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


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


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


NARHA Gets New Name

July 19, 2011

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Readers Split Between Rotation and Fecal Egg Counts

June 21, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "What drives your deworming product selection decision?" ... Read More


The Horse, Sister Publications Win Industry Media Honors

June 20, 2011

Blood-Horse Publications garnered no less than 14 honors in the American Horse Publications annual awards ... Read More


Hawaii Police Probe Horse Shootings

June 15, 2011

Authorities in Hawaii County, Hawaii, are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting two horses earlier this ... Read More


Poll: Horse Owners Being Careful with EHV-1 Threat

June 07, 2011

Poll question: How close has the EHV-1 outbreak come to your horses?... Read More


AHC Releases More Details About Forum

June 03, 2011

American Horse Council's National Issues Forum, entitled "Congress on a Diet: What It Means for the Horse ... Read More


UK Graduate Spotlight: Rose Burns McGee

May 27, 2011

Rose McGee is scheduled to complete her master's degree in the Department of Veterinary Science at UK this ... Read More


Alabama Tornado Recovery Still Under Way

May 21, 2011

Members of Alabama's equine community are working with farmers and cattle ranchers to help tornado survivors... Read More


Reward Offered in North Carolina Horse Shooting Incident

May 20, 2011

A $2,500 cash reward has been offered for information about a horse shooting at an equine therapy program in ... Read More


HIOs Reach Penalty Recognition Accord

May 16, 2011

An agreement reached by 12 Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) could disqualify Horse Protection Act violators... Read More