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Kentucky HPBA, Keeneland, Churchill Downs to Support TAA

Consenting owners will donate $5 to the TAA when their horses start and the two tracks will match donations. Read More

Ohio Racing Stakeholders Discuss Medication Rules, Cobalt

The group discussed model medication rules, testing procedures, and cobalt thresholds at a recent meeting. Read More

EHV Reported in Pennsylvania

A quarantine has been placed on a farm in the Dover area of York County, officials said. Read More

Gulfstream Park Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

Best practices cited included reporting of injuries and fatalities, post-race inspections, and more. Read More

Kentucky Horse Council Announces New Executive Director

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced that Katy Ross will serve as its new executive director. Read More

Horse PAC Releases 2014 Annual Report

In 2014 Horse PAC raised $293,405 and disbursed $227,000 to federal political candidates and leadership PACs. Read More

Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 22-23

The board will discuss issues relating to the management of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands. Read More

Stray Mexican Donkey Tests Positive for Glanders

The stray donkey tested positive after being apprehended and quarantined at a USDA holding pen in Texas. Read More

It's Not Too Early to Vaccinate Horses Against EEE, WNV

Horses require two doses of the vaccinations initially and then boosters at least annually. Read More

RMTC Board Approves Cobalt Threshold

The cobalt threshold will be submitted to the RCI for consideration as a model rule at its April meeting. Read More

Updated Security Protocols for Blue Grass Stakes Horses

Measures include out-of-competition drug testing, increased security, monitoring veterinary records, and more. Read More

Martin, Equine Sports Medicine Pioneer, Dies at Age 68

Benson (Ben) Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD, died March 18 at the age of 68 following a long illness. Read More

Enhanced Security Protocols for High-Profile New York Races

Protocols will include out-of-competition drug testing, heightened security, publicized veterinary records, and more. Read More

Ontario to Work on Out-of-Competition Cobalt Testing

The Ontario Racing Commission will work with the racing industry to develop a practical approach to cobalt testing. Read More

BLM Issues Pryor Mountain Range Fertility Control Decision

The decision will allow for the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. Read More

Colorado Horse Owners Reminded to Get Brand Inspections

State statutes require a brand inspection if owners plan on buying, selling, adopting, gifting, or selling horses. Read More

EquiMania! Celebrates 10 Years at Can-Am

EquiMania! is designed to educate visitors about equine safety, horses' skeletal and digestive systems, and more. Read More

Horse Identification Needs Discussed at British Forum

The need for a robust, workable equine identification system was discussed at the 2015 British National Equine Forum. Read More

Sunland Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

Best practices in use include out-of-competition testing, "supertesting" of suspect plasma or urine samples, and more. Read More

Maryland Launches Network of 'Horse Discovery Centers'

The centers will welcome people of all ages and experience levels into their barns to learn about horses. Read More

Jockey Club Offers Grants for Out-of-Competition Testing

The Jockey Club budgeted $250,000 for out-of-competition testing for tracks hosting graded stakes races in 2015. Read More

TRF Launches Seventh Annual Hay Drive

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation expects its hay costs in 2015 to exceed $220,000. Read More

USA Equestrian Trust Opens 2015 Grants for Equine Nonprofits

In 2014, the trust awarded nearly $300,000 to help fund nearly 20 projects. Read More

Smith to Discuss Equine Acupuncture During Free Lecture

On April 7 Meagan Smith, DVM, will describe how she uses the ancient technique of acupuncture on her equine patients. Read More

Researchers Investigating Silicate-Associated Osteoporosis

Silicate-associated osteoporosis, or SAO, affects horses' lungs and bones. Read More