Equine Welfare & Legislation

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BLM Seeks Shooters in Burro Case

February 03, 2014

The BLM is hoping the public can help identify those responsible for the shooting deaths of two wild burros.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Launches 'Full-Circle Responsibility'

February 02, 2014

The group hopes to help owners develop the skills to make management decisions to support horses' well-being.... Read More

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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Set for July 8-9

January 23, 2014

The two-day workshop brings together a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities.... Read More

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Allegedly Maltreated Horse Herd Seized in Indiana

January 10, 2014

More than 80 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized in Jefferson County, Ind.... Read More

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Florida Horses Found Butchered in Miami-Dade County

January 09, 2014

Less than two weeks into the new year, two horses have been found butchered in separate incidents.... Read More

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N.M. Judge Extends Horse Processing Plant Hearing

January 06, 2014

A judge will hear arguments on both sides of the case on Jan. 13 before issuing a ruling.... Read More

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University of Wisconsin to Host Equine Nutrition Seminar

January 04, 2014

Presentation topics will include body condition scoring, feeding Cushingoid horses, hay, and more.... Read More

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Owner of Miniature Horses Found in North Carolina Sought

January 03, 2014

Authorities are seeking the owner of a pair of Miniature Horses found wandering in Rockingham County, N.C. ... Read More

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Switzerland Bans Hyperflexion Use in Competition, Training

January 03, 2014

Swiss officials have enacted a law prohibiting the use of hyperflexion (also known as rollkur).... Read More

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The Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2013

January 02, 2014

Covering a variety of horse health topics, the following articles received the most views in 2013.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Shot, Killed

January 02, 2014

On Dec. 26, 2013, the owners of a 3-year-old horse found the animal lying dead in its pasture.... Read More

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Approaching

December 29, 2013

TCA supports Thoroughbred retirement, rescue, research, and helps the people who work with ex-racehorses. ... Read More

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New York Riders Continue TRF Donations

December 28, 2013

The jockey colony has donated almost $6,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in 2013. ... Read More

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Managing Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Racehorses

December 27, 2013

One veterinarian reviews what EIPH does to the horse and how veterinarians currently treat it.... Read More

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New York Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver Charged

December 26, 2013

The driver is facing a single animal cruelty count for allegedly working an injured animal. ... Read More

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NM Attorney General Sues to Halt Horse Slaughter Plant

December 20, 2013

The lawsuit is intended to prevent Valley Meats Co., LLC, from starting horse processing operations next year.... Read More

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Arizona Police Probe Horse Shooting

December 18, 2013

Authorities are investigating the shooting of a mare found wandering in the desert earlier this month. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Awards $1M in Grants

December 15, 2013

More than 20 accredited racehorse retirement facilities will share in $1 million in grants. ... Read More

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Multi-Breed Racehorse Drug Uniformity No Easy Task

December 13, 2013

The Ohio State Racing Commission indicated it's not prepared to adopt a uniform national drug policy. ... Read More

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Could Eye Temperature Help Detect Stress in Horses?

December 13, 2013

Can you see stress in your horse's eyes? It's possible if you've got an infrared thermographic camera.... Read More

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Nebraska Police Seek Help to Find Horse Shooter

December 12, 2013

Authorities are seeking those responsible for shooting a Paint Horse in its pasture last month. ... Read More

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Michigan Man Charged for Allegedly Maltreating DNR Donkey

December 12, 2013

The allegedly neglected donkey was one of three residing at one property; the others allegedly died.... Read More

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Wheelon, Three Others Plead Not Guilty to Charges

December 11, 2013

The Tennessee Walking Horse trainer pleaded not guilty to cruelty charges for allegedly soring horses. ... Read More

The Atlantic Polo Team members are (left to right) Henry Brett, Bobby Melville, Fergus Scholes, and James Glasson.

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Welfare Charity Teams with Polo Team for Rowing Challenge

December 10, 2013

The beneficiaries of the challenge will be horses, donkeys, mules, and their owners in developing countries.... Read More