Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Kentucky Approves 'Rapid Response' Protocol

July 22, 2013

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a "rapid response" protocol to examine emerging illegal drugs.... Read More

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2013 New Vocations Charity Show a Success

July 20, 2013

The event was a huge success with more than 1,100 entries and $50,000 raised to support racehorse aftercare. ... Read More

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Behavior Knowledge Deficits May Fuel Horse-Related Accidents

July 19, 2013

Greater knowledge about horse body language could mean fewer horse-related accidents in Danish riding schools.... Read More

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RMTC Approves Multiple Violation Penalty Model Rule

July 19, 2013

The model rule represents a plan to provide appropriate penalties for violations of medication regulations.... Read More

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Kentucky Round-Up to Feature Clinician Craig Cameron

July 19, 2013

The Kentucky Round-Up celebrates horses with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and educational exhibits. ... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $500,000 in Grants

July 18, 2013

TCA distributes grants to nonprofits including rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption organizations.... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust Awards First Round of 2013 Grants

July 17, 2013

The USA Equestrian Trust awarded nearly $210,000 in grants during the first of two 2013 application periods. ... Read More

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Hemorrhage Blamed for Calgary Stampede Horse Death

July 17, 2013

Pulmonary hemorrhage caused the death of a horse used in the chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede. ... Read More

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ISES Conference Kicks off July 18

July 16, 2013

This year's conference theme is "Embracing Science to Enhance Equine Welfare and Horse-Human Interactions."... Read More

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Foreman: Racehorse Drug Model Rule a 'Living Document'

July 16, 2013

The regulations are a "living document" that likely will be adjusted based on industry needs, one group says.... Read More

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Quarter Horse Cloning Lawsuit Heads to Court

July 15, 2013

A lawsuit challenging AQHA rules preventing registration of cloned horses heads to court this week.... Read More

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Scientists Question Clenbuterol Regulations for Racehorses

July 15, 2013

Some veterinarians expressed concerns over the proposed clenbuterol withdrawal time and testing levels.... Read More

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Conducting a Scientific Survey of an Equine Population

July 13, 2013

Reliable data on a state's equine industry is important for veterinarians and business owners, among others. ... Read More

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New Thoroughbred Aftercare Donation Opportunity at Sales

July 13, 2013

The plan allows buyers and consignors to contribute a small portion of their purchases or sales to the TAA.... Read More

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Barr, Tonko Co-Chairs of the Congressional Horse Caucus

July 12, 2013

Congressmen Andy Barr and Paul Tonko have been named co-chairs of the Congressional Horse Caucus.... Read More

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Preserving Rural Landscapes

July 12, 2013

Communities must find ways to balance growth with the need to conserve land resources for rural use.... Read More

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McConnell Pleads Guilty to State Charges

July 11, 2013

McConnell has pleaded guilty to 12 of the misdemeanor animal cruelty against him.... Read More

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Farm Operator Hoskins Found Guilty of Maltreating Horses

July 09, 2013

Hoskins was found guilty of 52 of the 74 original charges against her.... Read More

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Florida Authorities Seek Public Help in Equine Cruelty Case

July 09, 2013

The two Paint horses were allegedly left in a barn that had been nailed shut with no food or water. ... Read More

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Iowa Plant to Start Horse Processing

July 08, 2013

A second meat plant has received a USDA permit to begin processing horses for human consumption. ... Read More

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WEG Games' Road Tour Under Way to Promote Event

July 08, 2013

The 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games' (WEG) Road Tour to promote the event launched June 25, 2013.... Read More

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Equine Educational Sessions Back at MSU Ag Expo

July 07, 2013

Sessions on hay production and equine parasite control recommendations will be offered.... Read More

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ELCR Launches New Website

July 07, 2013

The ELCR provides tools, information, resources, and technical assistance to help maintain horse lands. ... Read More

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UGA to Host Horse Health Seminar for Owners

July 06, 2013

On Aug. 10, the University of Georgia (UGA) will play host to a horse health seminar for owners.... Read More

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Hollywood Park Re-Accredited by Safety Alliance

July 05, 2013

Best practices were identified in virtually every primary area of focus, including horse health practices.... Read More