Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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New Test Barn, Chain of Custody Recommendations Released

December 08, 2016

The recommendations from the RMTC and NTRA are designed to encourage the use of best practices at racetracks.... Read More

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Wednesday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2016

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on PSSM, laminitis studies, equine tongue tumors, and more!... Read More

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Not Your Grandmother's Bedding: Horse Bedding Alternatives

December 08, 2016

In search of a new type of bedding for your horse? Check out these different options.... Read More

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Spooky Objects: To Dwell or Not to Dwell

December 07, 2016

Should you let a horse dwell on a spooky object? ... Read More

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Applications Open for 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover

December 07, 2016

The event will take place Oct. 5-8, 2017 at the Kentucky Horse Park.... Read More

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Authorities Say No Wounded Horses Roaming Wildfire Region

December 07, 2016

Tennessee authorities said investigations have revealed no evidence to support such claims made on social media.... Read More

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Tuesday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 07, 2016

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on lameness, rehabilitation, equine back issues, and more! ... Read More

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Former AHC President Receives AAEP George Stubbs Award

December 07, 2016

Jay Hickey was recognized for his contributions to the equine industry and support of equine health and welfare.... Read More

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AAEP Lavin Cup Awarded to Michael Blowen

December 07, 2016

Michael Blowen is an advocate of racehorse aftercare and founder of Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement center.... Read More

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Six New Vets Receive AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 07, 2016

Six veterinary graduates of 2016 committed to careers in equine medicine received $4,000 scholarships.... Read More

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Virginia Sport Horse Vet Installed as 2017 AAEP President

December 06, 2016

Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles Jr. focuses much of his practice on lameness in racehorses and performance horses.... Read More

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Equine Ophthalmologist Named AAEP Distinguished Educator

December 06, 2016

Dr. Dennis Brooks is world-renowned for his contributions to equine ophthalmology. ... Read More

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Blodgett Named AAEP Distinguished Life Member

December 06, 2016

Dr. Glenn Blodgett implemented advanced equine reproductive techniques at the 6666 Ranch with enviable results. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Enriching Your Horse's Environment

December 06, 2016

Of the 371 respondents, 172 (46%) said they provided their horses with enrichment items such as toys.... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 06, 2016

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on biosecurity, equine collapse, MRI, industry issues, and more! ... Read More

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Moyer Receives AAEP Distinguished Service Award

December 06, 2016

Dr. Bill Moyer's advancements in treating equine foot disorders make him an authority on lameness issues. ... Read More

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Dembek Receives EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow

December 05, 2016

Dr. Katarzyna Dembek is studying how hypothalamic, pituitary, and adrenal hormones relate to disease in newborn foals.... Read More

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Vet Students Receive Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 05, 2016

Five vet students committed to careers in equine medicine each received $5,000 scholarships.... Read More

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Whitfield-Cargile Named Past-Presidents' Research Fellow

December 05, 2016

Dr. Canaan Whitfield-Cargile is examining the role of microbiota in equine gastrointestinal healing.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 05, 2016

Tweets from the Kester News Hour and other sessions on dental care, soft tissue injuries, saddle fit, and more.... Read More

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Zoetis, The Horse Partner for Flu Week

December 04, 2016

Look for special equine influenza educational information Dec. 4-10 as part of National Influenza Week.... Read More

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California EHV-1: New Case Confirmed in Inyo County

December 04, 2016

Animal health officials say the case is unrelated to the 13 cases confirmed in Los Angeles County in the past few weeks.... Read More

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TCA to Honor Banke, Backstretch Employee Service Team

December 03, 2016

Barbara Banke and the Backstretch Employee Service Team will be recognized for their work in the Thoroughbred industry.... Read More

Dr. Ruben Anguiano presents an award to Dr. Aline Schunemann de Aluja, a pioneer of equine and animal welfare in Mexico.

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AMMVEE Hosts Annual Convention

December 03, 2016

The event's focus was equine welfare in honor of Dr. Aline Schunemann de Aluja, a pioneer of equine welfare in Mexico... Read More

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UHC Awards Gelding Vouchers to Giving Tuesday Contest Winner

December 02, 2016

Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue will receive $2,500 in gelding vouchers.... Read More