Soring Gaited Horses

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Michigan Horse Tests Positive for Equine Infectious Anemia

May 22, 2012

Officials in Michigan confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in a 17-year old grade mare.... Read More

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Association Suspends TWH Trainer McConnell's License

May 22, 2012

The Walking Horse Trainers Association voted to suspend Jackie McConnell's training license May 17.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Rapid Redux Retired

May 19, 2012

Thoroughbred Rapid Redux retired... Read More

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PepsiCo. Withdraws TWH National Celebration Sponsorship

May 18, 2012

PepsiCo. announced withdrawal of support following a horse-soring report aired May 16 on ABC's "Nightline."... Read More

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Reward in Ga. Horse Shooting Case Increases to $7,500

April 11, 2012

An anonymous donor added $2,500 to the reward fund late last week, bringing the total reward to $7,500.... Read More

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AHP Seeks Participation in Second Equine Industry Survey

March 31, 2012

AHP is seeking participation in its second Equine Industry Survey to gauge trends in the U.S. equine industry.... Read More

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KHC Offers Relief to Horse Owners Impacted by Tornadoes

March 25, 2012

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) is providing coordination for the U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Fund.... Read More

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HSUS Wants Felony Charges for Using Chemicals on Horses

March 24, 2012

The HSUS calls for felony charges for using chemicals to sore and mask soring on Tennessee Walking Horses.... Read More

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Tornado-Tossed Horse Under Kentucky Veterinarian's Care

March 14, 2012

The 6-year-old gelding is recovering after a tornado swept him up from a pasture and dropped him into a house.... Read More

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Utah Bill Would Ban Unauthorized Photography on Farms

March 03, 2012

The bill would forbid photography or videography at agricultural operations without the owner's permission.... Read More

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TWH Trainer, Three Others Indicted on HPA Violations

March 02, 2012

Trainer Jackie L. McConnell and three others are accused of violating the HPA by soring horses.... Read More

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Horse Dies at Florida Rodeo

March 01, 2012

The bucking horse was euthanized after sustaining a broken leg at the Orange Blossom Festival Rodeo.... Read More

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AHC Explains Changes in Tax Benefits for Horse Owners

January 25, 2012

The 179 expense deduction applies to horses, farm equipment, and other depreciable property used in a business... Read More

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Florida Court Rejects Appeal Over Barrel Racing

December 13, 2011

The First District Court of Appeals refused to stop Florida's first pari-mutuel barrel racing meet.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

December 06, 2011

A Pennsylvania man is facing multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment... Read More

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Pay Homage to War Horses This Veteran's Day

November 11, 2011

Like many of our own ancestors, horses had no choice when they were called upon to serve in the World Wars.... Read More

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Tennessee Trainer Pleads Guilty to Soring Charges

October 19, 2011

Paul Blackburn has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he conspired to violate the Horse Protection Act.... Read More

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Merial Launches Outbreak Alert Program

June 02, 2011

Supporting horse owners and veterinarians in their efforts to keep their horses healthy, Merial launched its ... Read More

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APHIS Proposes Mandatory HPA Penalty Rules

June 01, 2011

Horse Industry Organizations (HIOs) providing Horse Protection Act (HPA) compliance inspectors at horse shows ... Read More

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Poll: Readers Have Varying Views of PRP

May 17, 2011

More than 100 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Which of the following best represent your ... Read More

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ELCR and Breyer Award $10,000 to Develop Minnesota Horse Park

May 03, 2011

The Sibley Equine Conservancy was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) and Breyer Animal Creations of Pequannock, N.J., May 1 in a presentation held during the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Three-Day Event, held April 27... Read More

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Rural Sanctuary: Most Readers Keep Their Horses in the Country

April 05, 2011

More than 880 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Do you keep your horse(s) in rural, suburban, or urban facilities?" ... Read More

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Growing Number of Australian Horses Battling Unusual Neurologic Illness

April 01, 2011

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is warning Australian horse owners to take precautions against mosquito-borne disease as veterinarians report a growing number of horses with unusual neurologic signs in New South Wales, Victoria, and... Read More

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Trial Date Set in Tennessee 'Soring' Case

March 29, 2011

Last week a federal court judge in Tennessee, U.S. Magistrate Judge William B. Mitchell Carter, set May 31 as the trial date for a Spotted Saddle Horse trainer and two other individuals accused of violating the Horse Protection Act (HPA). The act ... Read More

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Deworming: Readers Discuss Their Barns' Protocols

March 22, 2011

More than 560 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Does your barn follow a standardized deworming program, using the same product at the same time for every horse?" ... Read More