Recent News for Welfare and Industry

Approaching the Rolex stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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Bromont, Lexington Continue in 2018 WEG Bid Process

April 02, 2014

Bromont/Montreal and Lexington have confirmed their interest in hosting the World Equestrian Games in 2018.... Read More

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Record Number of Nations Declare Participation in 2014 WEG

April 02, 2014

Seventy-two national federations intend to participate in the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG).... Read More

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Egyptian Arabian Horses Seized in South Carolina

April 01, 2014

The seized horses are receiving rehabilitative care, but 70 other horses from the herd are unaccounted for.... Read More

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International Horse Sports Confederation Holds First Meeting

April 01, 2014

At the meeting, the FEI and the IFHA confirmed they share the same core values of protecting horse welfare.... Read More

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Jockey Club Releases Equine Injury Database Statistics

April 01, 2014

The prevalence of race-related fatal injury for a five-year period was 1.91 per 1,000 starts.... Read More

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Texas Stock Horses Seized

March 31, 2014

Thirty stock horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized from their owner.... Read More

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Colt Born at New Bolton Center with World Watching

March 31, 2014

Thoroughbred mare My Special Girl gave birth to a colt at 9:22 p.m. on March 29 at the New Bolton Center. ... Read More

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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 14-15

March 31, 2014

The BLM board will meet to discuss wild horse and burro management and protection issues. ... Read More

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Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More

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N.C. Horse Shooter Sought

March 29, 2014

Authorities are seeking whoever shot and killed a horse while it grazed in its Wake County pasture.... Read More

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Conn. Court Decides on Horses' Propensity to Cause Harm

March 28, 2014

The state Supreme Court skirted the issue of whether horses are by nature a vicious species in its ruling.... Read More

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Applications for AAEP Foundation Funding Due May 1

March 28, 2014

The AAEP Foundation supports those that share the foundation's mission to improve equine welfare.... Read More

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First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

March 28, 2014

The crowdfunding project is possibly the first such effort in the veterinary science field.... Read More

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Graham Motion and Buck Davidson Team Up for UK Lecture

March 28, 2014

H. Graham Motion and Bruce "Buck" Davidson Jr. will speak April 21 at 6 p.m.... Read More

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Leader in Residence Event Connects Horses and Education

March 27, 2014

Debbie Anderson helps connect horses with kids, adults, and veterans via equine-assisted learning.... Read More

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PETA Makes Case; Medication Reforms Touted

March 27, 2014

PETA said it will "go away" if racing addresses medication issues. Racing officials say progress is ongoing.... Read More

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Determining Personality

March 27, 2014

How can a horse purchaser check out elements of a horse's character at the purchase exam?... Read More

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Pony Club Quiz Challenge Seeking Entries

March 27, 2014

Want to test your equine knowledge? Send a team to compete in the Pony Club Invitational Quiz Challenge.... Read More

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N.Y. Law School Launches Equine, Racing Concentration

March 27, 2014

The concentration will encompass expanded courses on equine law, racing regulations, and gaming industry law.... Read More

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Enhanced Security Protocols for Wood Memorial

March 27, 2014

Horses competing in the race will be subject to out-of-competition testing for banned substances, and more.... Read More

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AQHA Files Cloning Lawsuit Reply

March 26, 2014

The AQHA has filed its reply in a case involving the registration of cloned horses and their offspring.... Read More

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Lawsuit Seeks to Save Forest Land for Wild Horses

March 25, 2014

Advocates hope to prevent U.S. Forest Service from eliminating public land and rounding up wild horses. ... Read More

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Louisiana Man Accused of Dragging Horse

March 25, 2014

A Louisiana man is accused of animal cruelty after he allegedly dragged a mare behind his truck.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Launches 100,000 Minutes of Service Campaign

March 24, 2014

TheHorse.com is encouraging community members to volunteer 100,000 minutes of service to the equine industry.... Read More

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N.Y. Horse Rescuer, Suffolk Co. SPCA Settle Lawsuit

March 24, 2014

The litigation stems from a 2010 SPCA investigation on the New York Horse Rescue, operated by Mona Kanicper.... Read More