Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Oregon Authorities Seek Owner of Allegedly Maltreated Horses

June 27, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Oregon are seeking the owner of two allegedly maltreated horses confiscated by ... Read More

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'Unwanted' Horses Focus of July KENA Meeting

June 26, 2011

At the next KENA dinner meeting (July 19) a panel of experts will provide insight into the blight of Kentucky... Read More

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Microchips Will Monitor Horse Health at Calgary Stampede

June 25, 2011

More than 500 horses expected to compete in the chuckwagon races at the 2011 Calgary Stampede will receive ... Read More

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Wildfires Still Challenging Arizona Equine Community

June 23, 2011

While firefighters struggle to contain the Monument wildfire in Arizona, the blaze is challenging members of ... Read More

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GAO Report on Horse Processing Released

June 23, 2011

The Government Accountability Office issued a report June 22 investigating how processing plant closures have... Read More

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Maryland Farm Operator Charged with Animal Cruelty

June 22, 2011

A Maryland breeding farm operator is facing multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged ... Read More

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Readers Split Between Rotation and Fecal Egg Counts

June 21, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "What drives your deworming product selection decision?" ... Read More

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Royals Asked to Avoid Calgary Stampede

June 21, 2011

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have been asked to avoid the Calgary Stampede when they ... Read More

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The Horse, Sister Publications Win Industry Media Honors

June 20, 2011

Blood-Horse Publications garnered no less than 14 honors in the American Horse Publications annual awards ... Read More

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BLM Reevaluating Wyoming Mustang Plan

June 20, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reconsidering a Record of Decision that called for the spaying of wild ... Read More

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Sponsor Nixes Fee-Based Horsemeat Inspection Amendment

June 17, 2011

An amendment that would have reestablished USDA horsemeat inspections on a fee-for-service basis failed to ... Read More

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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