Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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2017 NIAA, USAHA Equine Forum White Paper Now Available

April 24, 2017

The forum focused on advancing equine identification methods, traceability, and electronic health records.... Read More

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Air Quality Week From The Horse and Sweet PDZ

April 24, 2017

Look for educational articles and resources on air quality and equine respiratory health, April 24-29. ... Read More

Trigger, here with Sheriff Rick Ramsay, has found a new retirement home after being ridden nearly 700 from South Carolina to Florida last year.

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'Trigger' Finds Permanent Home in Florida Keys

April 23, 2017

Last year Trigger was ridden nearly 700 miles from Greenwood, South Carolina, to Miami-Dade, Florida.... Read More

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Time to Ride Challenge Association Program Grows

April 23, 2017

Associations will reward challenge hosts with additional cash and prizes for connecting people to horses.... Read More

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UHVRC Distributes More Than 3,200 Vaccines to Horses in Need

April 22, 2017

The UHVRC has delivered more than 25,000 doses of core vaccines to protect horses in need since its inception in 2009.... Read More

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Horses Left in Wyoming Forest Last Autumn Rescued

April 21, 2017

Park County authorities are investigating circumstances surrounding three horses left near Haymaker Ridge last October.... Read More

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Horse Castrated, Dies in Texas

April 20, 2017

Authorities are seeking whoever castrated a stallion before leaving him to die in a Fannin County pasture.... Read More

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ARCI Welfare, Integrity Conference Continues

April 20, 2017

Wednesday's discussion topics included maintaining integrity and crop use during races, among others.... Read More

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Troubleshooting Trailer Loading: One Step at a Time

April 20, 2017

Consider these four behavior-science-based approaches to help your horse load safely.... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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What it Takes To Ship Competition Horses Overseas

April 20, 2017

Take an inside look at the rules and regulations regarding importing horses to the United States solely for competition.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's "Don't Spook!" Contest!

April 20, 2017

Is your horse an expert spooker? Enter The Horse's contest for a chance to win! ... Read More

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ARCI Panel Discusses How to Stop Cheating in Horse Racing

April 19, 2017

A panel believes keys include additional out-of-competition testing, investigators, and research. ... Read More

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Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarship Applications Due April 24

April 19, 2017

Second- and third-year vet students pursuing a career in equine medicine can apply for one of five $5,000 scholarships.... Read More

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Ohio Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

April 19, 2017

An Ohio man is facing charges after his horse was discovered missing a leg.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Weight Management Challenges

April 18, 2017

Of the 576 respondents, 277 (48%) said their horses are easy keepers and gain weight easily.... Read More

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Louisiana Teens Charged With Horse Theft

April 18, 2017

Five teenagers are facing charges after allegedly stealing two horses and assorted tack from a Louisiana stockyard.... Read More

Michael Jung and FischerRocana FST (here at the 2016 Pau four-star event, in France) will seek their their consecutive Rolex Kentucky title.

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Top Teams Entered for 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 18, 2017

Defending champion Michael Jung of Germany is seeking his third consecutive title aboard FischerRocana FST.... Read More

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Equine Expos: The One-Stop Shop for Horse Owners

April 17, 2017

Have you attended an equine expo recently? Find out what these events have to offer for horse enthusiasts. ... Read More

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The Horse and Equithrive Partner for Rolex Coverage

April 17, 2017

Follow our exclusive health-care related articles and content about the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.... Read More

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Canadian Plant Stops Processing Horses

April 17, 2017

A Quebec facility announced April 12 that it would cease horse processing because new regulations impacted profits. ... Read More

Many horse health problems can lead to laminitis, a devastating hoof disease. Laminitis precursors include insulin resistance (IR), equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), and obesity.

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Van Eps to Speak on Laminitis Prevention and Treatment

April 17, 2017

Dr. Andrew van Eps' lecture will take place May 2 at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.... Read More

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New Vocations Named TCA Award of Merit Recipient

April 16, 2017

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program was founded in 1992 to help transition retired racehorses into second careers. ... Read More

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May KENA Meeting to Focus on Land Conservation

April 15, 2017

The dinner and educational event will take place May 16, at Fasig-Tipton, in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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McIlwraith to Present President's Lecture on April 18

April 14, 2017

Renowned equine surgeon and researcher Dr. Wayne McIlwraith will speak at the Colorado State University campus.... Read More

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Rescues Will Compete to Help Horses on 'Help a Horse' Day

April 14, 2017

The ASPCA's contest will award $100,000 in grant prizes to equine organizations across the country.... Read More