Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Attorney Threatens to Sue N.M. Attorney General

January 07, 2014

The suit is the latest volley in the battle surrounding the opening of a horse processing plant in New Mexico.... Read More

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Poll Recap: New Year's Resolutions

January 07, 2014

Of the 264 respondents, 194 (73%) said they made a horse-related New Year's resolution for 2014. ... Read More

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N.M. Judge Extends Horse Processing Plant Hearing

January 06, 2014

A judge will hear arguments on both sides of the case on Jan. 13 before issuing a ruling.... Read More

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Purdue to Host 2014 Horseman's Forum on Feb. 8

January 05, 2014

The program includes lectures on feeding senior horses, saddle fitting, moon blindness, bandaging, and more. ... Read More

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University of Wisconsin to Host Equine Nutrition Seminar

January 04, 2014

Presentation topics will include body condition scoring, feeding Cushingoid horses, hay, and more.... Read More

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Owner of Miniature Horses Found in North Carolina Sought

January 03, 2014

Authorities are seeking the owner of a pair of Miniature Horses found wandering in Rockingham County, N.C. ... Read More

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Switzerland Bans Hyperflexion Use in Competition, Training

January 03, 2014

Swiss officials have enacted a law prohibiting the use of hyperflexion (also known as rollkur).... Read More

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The Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2013

January 02, 2014

Covering a variety of horse health topics, the following articles received the most views in 2013.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Shot, Killed

January 02, 2014

On Dec. 26, 2013, the owners of a 3-year-old horse found the animal lying dead in its pasture.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horsey Holiday Gifts

December 31, 2013

Of the 463 voters, 35% (164) said their horses received treats as a holiday surprise this year.... Read More

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Approaching

December 29, 2013

TCA supports Thoroughbred retirement, rescue, research, and helps the people who work with ex-racehorses. ... Read More

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Animal Care Company Continues Supporting Equids in Need

December 29, 2013

The company provides a supplement to a malnourished horse for each GI product sold in the United States. ... Read More

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Veterinarians Making Progress on National Equine Health Plan

December 29, 2013

The NEHP is designed to aid in equine disease surveillance and to make biosecurity recommendations.... Read More

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New York Riders Continue TRF Donations

December 28, 2013

The jockey colony has donated almost $6,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in 2013. ... Read More

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Kentucky 2013 Farm Cash Receipts could Approach $6 Billion

December 28, 2013

The cash receipts were boosted by strong equine, poultry, and cattle markets, according to economists.... Read More

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Managing Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Racehorses

December 27, 2013

One veterinarian reviews what EIPH does to the horse and how veterinarians currently treat it.... Read More

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Mucho Macho Man Wins Vox Populi Award

December 26, 2013

The 5-year-old winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic will receive the 2013 Secretariat Vox Populi Award.... Read More

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New York Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver Charged

December 26, 2013

The driver is facing a single animal cruelty count for allegedly working an injured animal. ... Read More

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Great Britain Beefs Up Equine Anti-Doping Policy

December 25, 2013

Steroid scandals prompted the British Horseracing Authority to amend its medication control policy.... Read More

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Booklet on Maryland Racehorse Medication Guidelines Released

December 24, 2013

The booklet lists 24 therapeutic medications with their withdrawal times and threshold levels.... Read More

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Illinois City to Get Restitution in Crundwell Case

December 23, 2013

Dixon will receive more than $9 million in restitution in a case involving a high-profile horse breeder.... Read More

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Cornell Vet Students Earn TERF Scholarships

December 23, 2013

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation recognizes Jesse Tyma and Daniel Jackson.... Read More

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Equine Guelph offers Welfare Tips, Colic Risk Assessment

December 22, 2013

As the Guelph’s "Year of Colic Prevent" wraps, it announces 2014 as the year of "Full Circle Responsibility."... Read More

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CANTER Mid-Atlantic Launches Winter Hay, Holiday Card Drive

December 21, 2013

A holiday season fundraiser seeks to raise $4,500 to build cold-weather hay supply.... Read More

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American Horse Publications Offers Student Awards

December 20, 2013

The 2014 AHP Student Award Contest deadline is January 24. ... Read More