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South Dakota Authorities Probe Horse Shooting

February 25, 2015

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot and killed a horse near the city of Mitchell.... Read More

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Appeals Court Rules Against USDA on Soring Penalties

February 24, 2015

The court ruled that the USDA doesn't have authority to require minimum penalties for Horse Protection Act violators.... Read More

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Arizona Miniature Horse Association Vice President Charged

February 24, 2015

The Miniature Horse Association of Arizona's vice president has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More

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Burlington Co., New Jersey, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 23, 2015

A 5-year-old Westampton horse was euthanized after testing positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Texas Man Accused of Dragging Donkey

February 22, 2015

A Texas man is behind bars after being accused of dragging a donkey behind his truck for at least five miles.... Read More

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Coyote Hunters Lose Licenses after Killing, Wounding Horses

February 20, 2015

Two New York hunters lost their licenses for three years after killing a horse and wounding another.... Read More

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Winter Storms Challenge Barn, Horse Owners

February 18, 2015

Winter 2015 is piling snow, sleet, and freezing rain on much of the country. Find out how horse owners are coping.... Read More

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Kentucky Lawmakers Ponder Estray Horse Bill

February 18, 2015

The bill would reduce the number of days counties must hold estray horses until the animals are declared unclaimed.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Horses in Southern Utah

February 17, 2015

The BLM Utah Cedar City Field Office says the horses are causing public health and safety concerns along Highway 21.... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Scott County, Minnesota

February 16, 2015

The horse was euthanized on Feb. 12 after developing neurologic signs.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Additional Neurologic EHV-1 Case Confirmed in Virginia

February 16, 2015

The horse is recovering in isolation at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg. ... Read More

Adopter Heath Marshall performing in mounted cowboy shooting on his adopted mustang named "Ricky Bobby."

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Saddle Training BLM Mustangs for Adoption

February 16, 2015

The BLM partners with entities to train mustangs gathered from public lands to prepare them for use as riding horses.... Read More

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Florida Senate to Discuss Uniform Racehorse Medication Bill

February 15, 2015

Legislation governing equine medication policy is scheduled to be heard Feb. 18.... Read More

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BLM Begins Fish Creek Wild Horse Gather

February 14, 2015

The gather, expected to last 10 days, will be followed by a wild horse adoption event on Feb. 28.... Read More

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'Do the Little Things Well and the Big Things Will Happen'

February 14, 2015

Dr. Marvin Beeman offers wisdom gathered from 60 years of practice, which took him from farm calls to the Olympics.... Read More

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Anabolic Steroids Still an Issue in U.S. Horse Racing

February 13, 2015

A number of samples from Thoroughbred racehorses recently came back positive for anabolic steroids.... Read More

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OBS Adopting Model Medication Rules

February 13, 2015

The sales company will begin implementing guidelines for controlled therapeutic medications this spring.... Read More

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Judge Halts Nevada Wild Horse Gather

February 13, 2015

The judge halted the gather "until the court has an opportunity to fully consider the merits of plaintiffs' claims."... Read More

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BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: An Overview

February 12, 2015

Learn about the history of feral horses and burros in the United States and the BLM's management goals and strategies.... Read More

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Oklahoma Man Charged With Maltreating Horse Herd

February 12, 2015

An Oklahoma man is facing multiple charges after more than 80 horses were seized from his Muskogee County property.... Read More

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Vets Northrop, Mueller Named to Georgia Racing Board

February 12, 2015

Dr. Foster Northrop and Dr. Eric Mueller join a group working to pass pari-mutuel wagering legislation in Georgia.... Read More

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Starlight Stable's Laminitis Research Challenge Met

February 11, 2015

Starlight issued the challenge in memory of Intense Holiday, a racehorse who was euthanized after developing laminitis.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Members Only

February 10, 2015

Of the 506 respondents, 353 (70%) said they belong to a horse-related club, association, team, or organization.... Read More

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RCI: Same Mission, New Approach on Medication

February 10, 2015

The RCI intends to take the lead role in gathering the information needed to set racehorse medication policies.... Read More

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Retired Racehorses: Transitioning from Racetrack to Ribbons

February 09, 2015

From selecting a horse to rehabbing and feeding him, learn how to transition an ex-racer to life as a riding mount.... Read More