Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Corolla Wild Horse Bill Gets House Nod

June 05, 2013

The legislation would help protect a herd of wild horses residing on North Carolina's Outer Banks.... Read More

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Another British Racehorse Trainer to Face Steroid Charges

June 04, 2013

Gerard Butler will be charged for using the drug Sungate, which contains the anabolic steroid stanozolol. ... Read More

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USEF to Webcast June 3 Town Hall Meeting

June 03, 2013

The USEF will host a town hall meeting on horse welfare, which will be broadcast live online on June 3. ... Read More

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European Countries See Increased Horsemeat Demands

May 31, 2013

After Europe's horsemeat scandal, some businesses have since seen an increased demand for equine meat.... Read More

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TWHBEA President Backs Anti-Soring Bill

May 30, 2013

The bill would forbid the use of action devices and increase penalties for anyone convicted of soring horses.... Read More

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Keeneland Re-accredited by NTRA Safety Alliance

May 29, 2013

Officials recognized Keeneland for numerous best practices, including several impacting racehorse health.... Read More

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Montana Horse Discovered Dead

May 27, 2013

Authorities are seeking information about whoever is responsible for the Ravalli County horse's death. ... Read More

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RRTP Selects Trainers for Thoroughbred Makeover

May 24, 2013

Twenty-six professionals, amateurs, and juniors will participate in the Thoroughbred makeover.... Read More

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TOC Commits to Uniform Racehorse Medication Program

May 24, 2013

TOC has committed to implement the Mid-Atlantic Uniform Medication Program beginning in January 2014.... Read More

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New Vocations Seeking Summer Intern

May 23, 2013

The internship allows college students to gain hands-on experience in the Thoroughbred aftercare industry.... Read More

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Florida Horse Found Slain for Meat

May 22, 2013

Authorities are seeking whoever entered a private property and slaughtered a horse for meat. ... Read More

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Enhanced Security Measures for Belmont Stakes Horses

May 22, 2013

Security measures include the submission and publication of veterinary records for Belmont Stakes horses. ... Read More

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Seized Utah Horses to be Sold at Auction

May 20, 2013

More than 30 allegedly maltreated horses will be sold at auction to recover costs connected to their care. ... Read More

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New Federal Racehorse Drug Legislation Introduced

May 20, 2013

The new legislation would regulate/prohibit substances, methods, and treatments that can be used in racing. ... Read More

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Still No Uniform Racehorse Medication Rules in Triple Crown

May 17, 2013

While horse racing has made strides toward drug reform and uniform medication rules, inconsistencies remain.... Read More

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RACE Fund Online Auction Begins May 25

May 16, 2013

The RACE Fund is launching spring fund drive auction to help raise funds for racehorse retirement and rescue.... Read More

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Florida Horse Rescue Operator Charged

May 15, 2013

The rescue operator allegedly maltreated horses in her care and falsified health reports.... Read More

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Wheelon to Vacate Leased Blount County Barn

May 14, 2013

Trainer Larry Wheelon, accused of soring horses, has until June 10 to vacate the Tenessee barn he leases. ... Read More

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Wisconsin Police Probe Horse Deaths

May 10, 2013

Authorities found more than 70 horses either dead or starving on a Pleasant Prairie, Wis., farm. ... Read More

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Clean Test Results for Ky. Derby, Oaks Starters

May 08, 2013

The KHRC says all samples from Derby and Oaks horses were cleared with no irregularities found.... Read More

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TAA Accredits First Three Aftercare Facilities

May 08, 2013

The facilities are now able to receive financial support from the TAA for the care of retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Texas A&M Drug Testing Lab to Seek A2LA Accreditation

May 08, 2013

The accreditation is designed to meet Association of Racing Commissioners International guidelines.... Read More

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Weather, Economy Cause Tough Times for English Horse Owners

May 06, 2013

A combination of inclement weather and a suffering economy are creating tough times for English horse owners.... Read More

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BLM Researching Wild Mare Spayings

May 03, 2013

The BLM is studying the spaying of fertile wild mares in order to control wild horse population growth.... Read More

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Call Issued for Major Changes in Racehorse Drug Policy

May 03, 2013

One attorney discussed how federal intervention could help resolve racehorse medication issues.... Read More