Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Louisiana Men Face Cruelty Charges

June 16, 2011

Two Louisiana men have been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly tying a dead horse to a tree along a ... Read More

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Medication Summit Called 'New Beginning'

June 16, 2011

A baby step toward progress was how organizers described the two-day International Race Day Medication Summit ... Read More

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Summit Furthers Discussion on EIPH

June 15, 2011

Concerns about Salix's performance-enhancing attributes may pale in comparison to the potential detrimental ... Read More

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BLM Holds Public Hearing on Managing Wild Horses

June 15, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct a public hearing to discuss the use of motorized vehicles and... Read More

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Hawaii Police Probe Horse Shootings

June 15, 2011

Authorities in Hawaii County, Hawaii, are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting two horses earlier this ... Read More

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Poll: Readers Look for Proof Against Rotational Deworming

June 14, 2011

Poll: What would make you stop using a rotational deworming program?" ... Read More

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Race Day Medication Summit Digs Into Salix

June 14, 2011

Anyone hoping to learn the intricacies of Salix use, research, and regulation at the June 13 International ... Read More

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ELCR and U.S. Forest Service Support Equestrian Land Use

June 14, 2011

The Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) and the U.S. Forest Service (FS) have signed a joint memorandum ... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Transporter Cleared on Cruelty Charges

June 13, 2011

An Oklahoma man accused of animal cruelty in connection with the transport of horses in October has been ... Read More

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Education Early Focus of Race Day Medication Summit

June 13, 2011

Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhaging discussed on Day 1 of the International Summit on Race Day Medication... Read More

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Georgia Barn Operator Charged With Animal Cruelty

June 12, 2011

The operator of a boarding barn near Ludowici, Ga., is facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly neglecting ... Read More

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Commentary: The Battle of Salix

June 10, 2011

Another battle over the medication Salix is brewing. We say "another" because Thoroughbred racing has been ... Read More

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Arizona Wildfire Displaces Horses

June 10, 2011

More than 70 horses are residing at the Apache County Fairgrounds in St. Johns, Ariz., after being evacuated ... Read More

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Bill Would Ban Horse Transport to Foreign Processing Plants

June 10, 2011

Legislation introduced into the United States Senate on June 9 would ban the transport of horses from the U.S.... Read More

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KHRC Rejects Request From Trainer Dutrow's Attorney

June 09, 2011

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) unanimously rejected a request from trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. to ... Read More

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Fundraising Efforts Benefit KHC Equine Disaster Relief Fund

June 09, 2011

The Kentucky Horse Council's U.S. Disaster Relief Fund was chosen as the recipient of Horse Radio Network's ... Read More

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Minnesota Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

June 07, 2011

A Minnesota man is facing multiple animal cruelty charges after allegedly violating a horse residing in a ... Read More

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Poll: Horse Owners Being Careful with EHV-1 Threat

June 07, 2011

Poll question: How close has the EHV-1 outbreak come to your horses?... Read More

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Horse Radio Network To Host "Horse World Gives Back"

June 06, 2011

The Horse Radio Network (HRN) has announced the creation of Horse World Gives Back, a charitable initiative ... Read More

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Alabama Authorities Probe Horse Attacks

June 06, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Clarke County, Ala., are seeking those responsible for using a pitchfork to ... Read More

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Dutrow Denies Race-Day Medication Violations

June 06, 2011

Embattled Thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow made a plea for his career June 3 when he told a New York hearing... Read More

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Commentary: Why Wear ASTM/SEI Approved Riding Helmets?

June 04, 2011

Do you ever wonder why it's important to ride in an ASTM/SEI approved riding helmet rather than a sleek unappr... Read More

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Thoroughbred Rehab Internship Established

June 04, 2011

The first Olivia M. Saylor Internship has been established to allow a college student the opportunity to gain ... Read More

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AHC Releases More Details About Forum

June 03, 2011

American Horse Council's National Issues Forum, entitled "Congress on a Diet: What It Means for the Horse ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainer's Trial Focuses on Syringes' Discovery

June 03, 2011

The discovery by a New York State Racing and Wagering Board official of a box containing three syringes amd ... Read More