Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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

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Equine Foundation of Canada Donates to AVC

December 02, 2016

The AVC used the funds for equipment to diagnose and treat equine lameness, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal issues.... Read More

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Study: Some Horses can Learn by Watching Humans

December 02, 2016

Researchers confirmed that horses learn socially across species, in this case from familiar humans.... Read More

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Six Things Your Horse Really Wants for Christmas

December 01, 2016

Tractors, breeches, and horse-themed jewelry might make up your wish list. But what would your horse ask Santa for?... Read More

A Przewalski's mare with her foal in the Mongolian Gobi desert.

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Tail Hairs Reveal Gobi Desert Equids' Dietary Choices

December 01, 2016

Przewalski's and domestic horses feed exclusively on grass, while wild asses feed on grass along with shrubs in winter.... Read More

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Holiday Gifts Your Horse Will Love

November 30, 2016

Not sure what to get your horse? Consider an enrichment toy or activity!... Read More

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Dozens of Horses Displaced by Smoky Mountain Wildfire

November 30, 2016

Some horses and ponies have been evacuated as their owners wait to see the full extent of the fire's damage.... Read More

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Vets to Track Radiographic Abnormalities in Thoroughbreds

November 29, 2016

Researchers hope to track the progress and prevalence of radiographic abnormalities in yearling Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Arizona House Members Seek Salt River Herd Growth Control

November 28, 2016

The bipartisan group called for Salt River mares to be treated with porcine zona pellucida to manage herd growth.... Read More

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Arrest Ends Man's Nearly 700-Mile Horseback Ride

November 28, 2016

A man is facing charges for riding an allegedly maltreated horse from Greenwood, South Carolina, to Miami-Dade, Florida.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Paying for Horse Health Care

November 28, 2016

Of the 743 respondents, 324 (44%) use cash from their savings or emergency funds to pay for their horses' health care.... Read More

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LNJ Foxwoods to Sponsor 2017 TCA Stallion Season Auction

November 26, 2016

The Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season Auction is the organization's largest annual fundraiser.... Read More

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Saddle Up Safely Participates in Concussion Conference

November 25, 2016

University of Kentucky representatives presented at the International Sports Concussion Consensus Conference in Germany.... Read More

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The Horse 2017 Calendar is Here! Order Now

November 25, 2016

Each month features a question and answer from an Ask TheHorse Live podcast to make a practical addition to any barn.... Read More

In honor of "Help a Horse Day" on April 26, we asked our readers to share photos and success stories of horses they've rescued or adopted. Here are a few of their stories.

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The Horse Readers, Staff Share Why They're Thankful

November 24, 2016

Take time this Thanksgiving to reflect about the people, experiences, and horses that you're thankful for.... Read More

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Meet the U.S. Army Caisson Horses

November 24, 2016

These iconic horses serve an important role and receive meticulous consideration when it's time for them to retire.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Fall Vaccine Boosters

November 22, 2016

Of the 412 respondents, 193 (47%) said their horses received boosters for equine herpesvirus and influenza this fall.... Read More

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TAA Accredits 27 Thoroughbred Aftercare Groups in 2016

November 22, 2016

The TAA now has 64 accredited organizations operating at more than 180 facilities across the United States and Canada.... Read More

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Iowa State Student to Receive $75,000 Veterinary Scholarship

November 22, 2016

Alaina Kringen will receive the $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship from the AAEP Foundation.... Read More

Manuel Coto-Martinez, 70, was arrested after allegedly selling illegal horsemeat to undercover law enforcement officials.

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Florida Man Arrested for Selling Horsemeat

November 21, 2016

Manuel Coto-Martinez is facing multiple charges after selling horsemeat to undercover law enforcement officers.... Read More

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UKVDL Announces Holiday Hours, Altered Testing Schedule

November 21, 2016

The laboratory will have modified hours and a slightly altered testing schedule for the upcoming holidays.... Read More

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Participation Sought on Equine Forage Survey

November 18, 2016

Researchers are investigating how horse owners view forage and their current forage-feeding routines.... Read More

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Where Rules Matter Most: Managing Your Horse's Medications

November 18, 2016

Work with your vet to find the best options for your horse that are within your breed or show association's drug rules.... Read More

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Congress Passes Forest Service Trail Stewardship Act

November 18, 2016

The bill is designed to address a trail maintenance backlog impacting users at national forests, including equestrians.... Read More