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Dead Horse Found on Los Angeles Street

April 12, 2016

California police are searching for whoever killed a horse, then tied the dead animal to a pole on a Los Angeles street.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Acquires New Equine Ambulance

April 11, 2016

The equine ambulance will be used to transport ailing horses to the New Bolton Center from local events.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation Receives $100,000 Donation

April 11, 2016

Thoroughbred owner/breeder Earle Mack made the donation in honor of Dinny Phipps, who died April 6.... Read More

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Parx EHV-1: Additional Cases Confirmed

April 11, 2016

As of April 10, four horses--including the index case--have died or been euthanized.... Read More

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HBLB: New Research Projects, Scholarships Starting in 2016

April 10, 2016

Research topics include musculoskeletal and respiratory issues, parasites on stud farms, early pregnancy loss, and more.... Read More

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Horses Burned in Australian Bushfires Recover

April 08, 2016

Ten horses that suffered severe burns in the Yarloop bushfire in January have been discharged from the hospital.... Read More

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BLM Launches Scoping on Adobe Town Wild Horse Removal

April 08, 2016

The BLM could have the chance to conduct a research project by placing radio collars on mares returned to the range.... Read More

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Registration for 2016 Time to Ride Challenge Open

April 08, 2016

Stables, clubs, and businesses nationwide can register to compete for $100,000 cash and prizes.... Read More

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On the Mend, 'Lily' Released from Hospital

April 07, 2016

The mare shot more than 100 times with a paintball gun will continue treatment at an undisclosed location.... Read More

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Utah Man Charged in Horse Dragging Incident

April 07, 2016

A Utah man is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly dragging a draft horse behind a truck.... Read More

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NYSGC Suspends Six Harness Trainers for Cobalt Overages

April 06, 2016

Cobalt administration in high doses can cause detrimental effects on a number of equine body systems.... Read More

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APHIS Seeks Anti-Soring Rule Change

April 05, 2016

The proposed role would place the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in charge of enforcing the law.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Dogs on Trail Rides

April 05, 2016

Of the 620 respondents, 266 (43%) said their dogs accompany them off-leash on trail rides. ... Read More

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TIP 2016 Non-Competition Award Applications Available

April 05, 2016

The TIP Thoroughbred of the Year Award and Young Rider of the Year Award applications are due June 30.... Read More

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Surgeon Pigott Joins Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists

April 05, 2016

Dr. John Pigott will provide service in sports medicine, regenerative therapy, and elective and emergency surgery.... Read More

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Syndromic Surveillance and Spatial Epidemiology

April 04, 2016

Find out how data can help improve horse owners' knowledge of equine disease risks in their area.... Read More

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Two Barns at Pennsylvania Track Quarantined for EHV-1

April 04, 2016

A horse previously stabled at Parx Racing tested positive for neurologic EHV-1 and was euthanized April 2.... Read More

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BHA Amends Racing Rules on Cobalt, Horse Shoes

April 03, 2016

The BHA adopted a urinary cobalt threshold of 0.01 micrograms and mandated full sets of shoes for flat turf races.... Read More

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Turfway Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

April 03, 2016

The alliance is designed to is to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More

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Vet Fined for Failing to Meet Safety Hendra Virus Standards

April 02, 2016

The Australian vet did not provide the owner with all the necessary protective gear while testing a horse for Hendra.... Read More

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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 13-14

April 01, 2016

The meeting, taking place in Redmond, Oregon, will be live-streamed on the BLM website.... Read More

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Enhanced Security for 2016 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes Horses

April 01, 2016

Keeneland is implementing enhanced security measures for horses participating in this Kentucky Derby prep race.... Read More

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Accused Florida Slaughter Farm Owner Convicted

April 01, 2016

A man accused of operating an illegal slaughter farm in Palm Beach County has been found guilty of cruelty to animals.... Read More

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Former Virginia Horse Rescue Operator Indicted for Fraud

April 01, 2016

Anne Goland was indicted on several embezzlement counts related to an animal cruelty investigation that began last year.... Read More

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Man Accused of Maltreating 'Lily'

March 31, 2016

A Rhode Island man is facing charges for allegedly maltreating the mare who was shot with a paintball gun. ... Read More