Horse Industry News

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.

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FEI President Named First OIE Goodwill Ambassador

September 21, 2012

President HRH Princess Haya has been appointed to serve as the OIE's first Goodwill Ambassador.... Read More

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Burned Pennsylvania Horse Receiving Treatment at OSU

September 20, 2012

The horse arrived at The Ohio State University on Sept. 5 after being burned in his pasture on Aug. 26.... Read More

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McConnell to Pay Fines, Serve Probation in Horse Soring Case

September 19, 2012

Jackie McConnell will pay $75,000 in fines, serve three years probation, and perform community service.... Read More

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More Crundwell Horses to be Sold

September 17, 2012

More than 300 horses seized by federal law enforcement authorities will be sold at auction Sept. 23 and 24.... Read More

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New AQHA Equipment Rules to Ensure Horse Welfare

September 17, 2012

The AQHA Animal Welfare Commission recommended the rules to ensure horse welfare at competitions.... Read More

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Proposed Legislation would Stiffen Horse Soring Penalties

September 17, 2012

The legislation would stiffen penalties for soring horses by amending the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970.... Read More

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Equine Medical Research Benefit Oct. 26 in Lexington, Ky.

September 14, 2012

Event presented by Great American Insurance will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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AVMA Recognizes New Animal Welfare Specialty for Vets

September 09, 2012

The American Veterinary Medical Association has approved Animal College of Animal Welfare as a specialty.... Read More

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New Hampshire Barn Fire Probed

September 08, 2012

Fire investigators in Bedford, N.H., are seeking the cause of a barn fire that claimed the lives of 14 horses.... Read More

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Federal Plan Will Remove Horses from Nevada Wildlife Refuge

September 07, 2012

Wild horses and burros will be removed from their ranges in Nevada under a U.S. Fish and Wildlife plan.... Read More

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Online Auction Date for Crundwell Horses, Equipment Set

September 06, 2012

Online bidding on horses seized from embattled Quarter Horse breeder Rita Crundwell will begin on Sept. 7.... Read More

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Pfizer to Donate more than $1.1 million to AAEP, FFA, AABP

September 03, 2012

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation received funds for the first time this year.... Read More

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Hurricane Threat Forces Evacuation of Barns at La. Racetrack

August 27, 2012

The evacuation applies to the 700 horses currently stabled at Fair Grounds for its summer Quarter Horse meet.... Read More

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2012 Kentucky Equine Survey: Clearing up Misunderstandings

August 26, 2012

The University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture Equine Programs aims to set the survey facts straight.... Read More

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Central Washington Wildfire Threatens Area Horses

August 15, 2012

More than 100 horses have been evacuated from areas affected by a wildfire raging in central Washington,... Read More

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Farrabba Wins 2012 Haggin Cup at Tevis

August 06, 2012

The 11-year-old Arabian gelding finished the 100-mile ride in fourth place.... Read More

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USDA: Some Walking Horse Groups Deemed Noncompliant

August 01, 2012

Three HIOs have been deemed noncompliant for failing to comply with new HPA enforcement rules.... Read More

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2012 Kentucky Equine Survey's Final Fundraising Push

July 27, 2012

The 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey is in the final stages of data collection. ... Read More

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New Mexico Equine Vesicular Stomatitis Case Count Rises

July 27, 2012

More than 20 vesicular stomatitis cases have now been confirmed in New Mexico horses.... Read More

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Authorities Charge Mother of Accused SAU Horse Thief

July 27, 2012

New information indicates the stolen horses were intended to be sold for profit.... Read More

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Feds Reveal Crundwell Horse Sale Details

July 26, 2012

Buyers will soon be able to bid on horses seized from embattled Quarter Horse breeder Rita Crundwell.... Read More

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Walking Horse Groups Could Face USDA Sanctions

July 25, 2012

The USDA might decertify five Tennessee Walking Horse HIOs for not complying with new HPA enforcement rules.... Read More

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Wyo. State Fair Requires Negative Coggins for Equine Entry

July 21, 2012

The requirements are in place this year as a result the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's presence at the fair.... Read More

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Horses Displaced by Texas Floods Return Home

July 16, 2012

The horses were evacuated after heavy, persistent rains caused nearby bayous and creeks to flood.... Read More

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Three Horses Die in 2012 Calgary Stampede Race Event

July 13, 2012

Three horses in one chuckwagon team died, one was injured, and two did not sustain injuries in the accident.... Read More