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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 13-14

The meeting, taking place in Redmond, Oregon, will be live-streamed on the BLM website. Read More

Enhanced Security for 2016 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes Horses

Keeneland is implementing enhanced security measures for horses participating in this Kentucky Derby prep race. Read More

Kathrens, Masters, Yardly Named to Wild Horse Advisory Board

The board advises the BLM and U.S. Forest Service on managing and protecting wild horses and burros on public lands. Read More

BLM Launches Scoping on Checkerboard Wild Horse Removal

The BLM said public input is valuable and will help enable the bureau to develop a well-informed assessment. Read More

Purcell Named Director of Unwanted Horse Coalition

Jennifer Purcell, MS, PhD, will serve as the director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition. Read More

Virginia Owners Advised to Vaccinate Horses

Don't wait to vaccinate horses against diseases including West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, and rabies. Read More

NYRA Equine Injury Rate Remains Below National Average

The fatality rate at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course in 2015 was 1.1 per 1,000 starts. Read More

AAEP Announces Summer Continuing Education for Vets

Seminar topics include imaging the equine neck, reproduction, and soft-tissue injuries in performance horses. Read More

Thoroughbred Sales Companies Amend Anabolic Steroid Policy

Keeneland, Fasig-Tipton, and OBS amended their policies regarding steroids in weanlings, yearlings, and 2-year-olds. Read More

OSRC Sets Cobalt Limits and Penalties

The thresholds and penalties will take effect April 15, the day cobalt testing begins at all Ohio racetracks. Read More

NYSGC, NYRA Announce Enhanced Security Protocols

Horses in the 2016 Wood Memorial will be subject to out-of-competition testing, publicized veterinary records, and more. Read More

Virginia Training Facility Released from Quarantine

The Fauquier County training facility was quarantined after a horse previously residing there tested positive for EHV-1. Read More

Fatal Thoroughbred Racehorse Injuries Decline by 14% in 2015

The fatality rate of 1.62 per 1,000 starts is the lowest since the Equine Injury Database started publishing statistics. Read More

Piroplasmosis Confirmed at New Mexico Training Facility

A private racehorse facility is under quarantine after a single horse there tested positive for equine piroplasmosis. Read More

TVMDL Drug Testing Lab Receives RMTC Accreditation

Texas A&M's Drug Testing Laboratory is the seventh to receive full RMTC accreditation. Read More

BLM Seeks Experienced Horse Trainers to for Pilot Program

The BLM is seeking experienced individuals to help train wild horses and place them into good homes. Read More

Jockey Club Grants for Out-of-Competition Testing Available

Racetracks in California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, and Ontario have participated since the program began in 2014. Read More

USA Equestrian Trust Opens Grant Program for Nonprofits

The trust is now accepting proposals from IRS-registered equine nonprofit organizations for its 2016 grants program. Read More

BLM Seeking Bids for Off-Range Wild Horse Care Facilities

The BLM is seeking proposals from those who can care for a minimum of 200 horses in a free-roaming pasture setting. Read More

Foundation Commits $1.16 Million to Equine Research

Research topics include EHV-1 latency, foal pneumonia, training and surface factors in preventing injury, and more. Read More

Thoroughbred Racing Legislation Earns Additional Support

The legislation would aid in creating uniform standards in drug testing and enforcement for Thoroughbred racing. Read More

RVC Unveils New CT Scanner for Horses

The new scanner is wider than the standard size, which should allow most of a horse's neck to be examined. Read More

Free Lecture to Cover Equine Pregnancy

Jennifer Linton, VMD, will describe what to expect when your horse is expecting on April 5 at the New Bolton Center. Read More

NATRC Offering Free Memberships

The competitive trail riding organization is offering 2016 memberships to people who have never been members. Read More

Santa Anita Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more. Read More