Equine Welfare & Legislation

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Jackson Sentenced in Arkansas for SAU Horse Thefts

February 11, 2014

A judge sentenced Jackson to serve two consecutive 5-year sentences in connection with the case.... Read More

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Kansas Horse Shooter Sought

February 10, 2014

Kansas law enforcement authorities are seeking whoever shot a pair of horses found dead in Douglas County.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $1.4 Million to Assist Equine Groups in 2013

February 07, 2014

The ASPCA awarded approximately $1.4 million to support equine in 43 states and the District of Columbia.... Read More

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Participation Sought for Show Horse Welfare Survey

February 06, 2014

Researchers are seeking participation in a survey connected to their study of stock-type show horse welfare.... Read More

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Authorities Seize Texas Horse Herd

February 06, 2014

Twenty-four allegedly malnourished horses and a donkey are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized.... Read More

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Considerations for Managing Emaciated Horses

February 05, 2014

Body condition affects a horse's health status. Learn about specific health concerns for emaciated horses.... Read More

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Minnesota to Hold Unwanted Horse Summit

February 03, 2014

Reasons, costs, and solutions for the increase in unwanted horses will be discussed at the March 8 summit.... Read More

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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