Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Hundreds of Horses Displaced by California Wildfire

July 27, 2016

More than 300 horses and other animals were evacuated ahead of a raging wildfire in Los Angeles County.... Read More

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BLM Changes Location of July 28 Motor Vehicle Hearing

July 27, 2016

The hearing on the use of motor vehicles in wild horse management will now be held at the Lander County Courthouse.... Read More

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USDA Proposes HPA Enforcement Rule Change

July 26, 2016

The proposed change would ban action devices and require training for veterinarians conducting compliance inspections.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Trailer Loading Competency

July 26, 2016

Of the 901 respondents, 703 (78%) said they are confident their horse would load in a trailer on the first try. ... Read More

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Futural Euthanized

July 26, 2016

The 20-year-old gelding was euthanized July 25 due to complications caused by advanced chronic osteoarthritis.... Read More

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BLM to Bait Trap Wild Horses from Silver King, Triple B HMAs

July 26, 2016

Horses removed from the range will be prepared for the BLM's adoption program.... Read More

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Large Reward Offered in New Mexico Barn Fire Case

July 26, 2016

Authorities hope a $10,000 cash reward will help identify who is responsible for a barn fire that killed four horses.... Read More

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Karen Donley and Royal Patron Take 2016 Tevis Cup

July 25, 2016

Also, Lisa Ford and GE Cyclone received the Haggin Cup, which recognizes the horse in the most superior condition.... Read More

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Practicing Science-Based Horse Husbandry

July 24, 2016

Practical ways to improve your horse's welfare, based on discoveries from the growing field of equitation science.... Read More

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BLM Colorado to Hold Hearing on Motorized Equipment Use

July 23, 2016

The public hearing will focus on discuss the use of motorized vehicles in managing wild horses in Colorado.... Read More

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Kentucky Agriculture Officials to Study Equine Welfare Laws

July 22, 2016

Officials will explore ways it can help counties expedite how they carry out equine cruelty investigations.... Read More

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Bromont, Canada, Will Not Host 2018 World Equestrian Games

July 22, 2016

The FEI said the contract to host the event in Canada has been terminated due to ongoing financial issues.... Read More

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Lightning Strike Kills Horse at North Carolina Trailhead

July 21, 2016

A lightning strike is being blamed for death of a horse tied to a trailer at a popular trail riding destination.... Read More

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Investigation to Prosecution: Making an Equine Cruelty Case

July 21, 2016

Proving a case is legitimate, then levying charges and prosecuting those responsible, takes time and cooperation.... Read More

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Vale District BLM Postpones Wild Horse Gather

July 21, 2016

The Oregon gather was expected to start on July 26, but has been postponed to a tentative date of Aug. 23.... Read More

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Hearing on BLM Helicopter, Motor Vehicle Use Scheduled

July 21, 2016

The BLM Wyoming will host its annual statewide hearing on Aug. 4 in Rock Springs.... Read More

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Equestrian Sport Gallops Into the Rio Limelight

July 20, 2016

The Olympic dressage, eventing, and jumping competitions will feature 200 horses and riders from 43 countries.... Read More

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Apparently Abandoned Horse Found in Arizona

July 20, 2016

The horse was transported to a veterinary facility to receive rehabilitative care.... Read More

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Wise Dan to Receive Inaugural Rood & Riddle Comeback Award

July 20, 2016

The award is given to an equine athlete who overcame a major health complication and returned to elite competition.... Read More

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August KENA Meeting to Focus on Horse Buying

July 19, 2016

Woodrow Friend, DVM; Melissa Moore; and Laura D'Angelo will discuss what buyers should consider when purchasing a horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Summer Arena Dust Control

July 19, 2016

Of the 299 respondents, 196 (66%) said they use a sprinkler or water to help control arena dust. ... Read More

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A Look at Serum-Based Proteins for Horses

July 19, 2016

Researchers are evaluating the impact of these proteins in combating performance-induced physiologic stress in horses.... Read More

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AVMA Launches Database of Animal Health Studies

July 19, 2016

The database is designed to connect vets and owners to clinical studies on a range of topics, including horse health.... Read More

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Horses Returned to Virginia Rescue

July 18, 2016

A Virginia judge has returned more than 40 horses to a rescue operated by a woman accused of animal cruelty.... Read More

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How to Handle Wild Animal Encounters with Your Horse

July 18, 2016

Before you hit the trail, make sure both you and your horse are prepared for any wildlife encounters that might occur.... Read More