Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Tax on Horse Sales Proposed in Oklahoma

May 13, 2016

Oklahoma currently levies a sales tax of 8.357% on livestock, but horse sales are exempt.... Read More

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IHC Considers Alleged Viral Horse Trainer Incident

May 13, 2016

Leadership is considering its response to the incident and whether or not to revoke Logan Allen's championship title.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

May 13, 2016

Submit your fly mask mishap story for a chance to be featured on TheHorse.com and be entered to win a prize pack! ... Read More

Congratulations to Jessica Gonzalez and “Revel,” whose story won our fan-voted Rescue to Rockstar contest. “Revel is the love of my life, my inspiration to rescue, and my best friend," said Gonzalez. Read Revel’s story <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheHorse/photos/pb.56880838282.-2207520000.1462537448./10153869700493283/?type=3&theater" target="_blank">here</a>.

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'Revel' Tops TheHorse.com's Rescue to Rockstar Contest

May 11, 2016

Jessica Gonzalez's story about her former carriage horse Revel garnered 691 reactions from TheHorse.com Facebook fans.... Read More

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Learning from the Corolla Wild Horse Adoption Program

May 11, 2016

Researchers attributed the program's success to a rigorous adoption process, pre-adoption gentling of horses, and more.... Read More

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Legislation Protecting Salt River Horses Becomes Law

May 11, 2016

The bill protects the feral horses and places them under Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and USFS jurisdiction.... Read More

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How Do Mares Protect Their Foals?

May 11, 2016

An equine reproductive behavior expert shares insight into how mares and herds will ward off danger to their young.... Read More

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Spotting the Problem Patient

May 11, 2016

The key is understanding a horse's arousal, or alertness, level.... Read More

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Advocates Concerned about Blindfolded Bull-Fighting Horses

May 11, 2016

This practice, some international welfare organizations say, puts the horse in a vulnerable position for injury.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Derby Plans

May 10, 2016

Of the 702 respondents, 463 (66%) said they planned to watch the Kentucky Derby at home on television last week. ... Read More

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AHC Announces Speakers for 2016 Issues Forum

May 10, 2016

The forum will feature several members of Congress in line with the theme of "Putting More Horsepower in Congress."... Read More

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Super Derby Winner Wallenda Euthanized at Old Friends

May 10, 2016

The 26-year-old stallion had been dealing with complications brought on by a collapsed suspensory ligament.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Arkansas Horse Shooting

May 09, 2016

The owners of Jarratt Stables, in Forrest City, reported finding one of their horses dead in a pasture on May 4.... Read More

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Derby Winner Nyquist Heads to Pimlico

May 09, 2016

Trainer Doug O'Neill said the colt would depart Churchill Downs May 9 to train for the May 21 Preakness Stakes.... Read More

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Registration for 2016 BEVA Congress Open

May 08, 2016

The event will take place Sept. 7-10 at the ICC in central Birmingham, England.... Read More

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WEVA Holds Intermediate Meetings

May 08, 2016

So far this year WEVA has held meetings in Heilan and Beijing, China; Cluj-Napoca, Romania; and Moscow, Russia.... Read More

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Nyquist Wins 142nd Kentucky Derby, Remains Unbeaten

May 07, 2016

Nyquist is the first undefeated Derby winner with eight victories since Majestic Prince in 1969.... Read More

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Rush Named KSU Vet College Executive Associate Dean

May 07, 2016

Dr. Bonnie Rush is a professor of equine internal medicine at Kansas State University.... Read More

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Researchers Develop Online Tool to Help Make Farms Safer

May 07, 2016

Scandinavian researchers created a stable management tool designed to keep both horses and humans as safe as possible.... Read More

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Cathryn Sophia Wins 2016 Kentucky Oaks Before Record Crowd

May 06, 2016

Land Over Sea and Lewis Bay rounded out the top three in front of 124,589 spectators.... Read More

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Recycling on the Farm

May 06, 2016

Find out how you can set up a farm-friendly recycling system, as well as reuse common materials around the barn. ... Read More

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USEF, Time to Ride Partner for 'Let's Move' Initiative

May 06, 2016

The groups will partner with the goal of bringing 25,000 new youth engagements to equestrian sports in 2016.... Read More

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How to Sell Your Used Saddle in 7 Simple Steps

May 06, 2016

Selling a saddle takes preparation, timing, patience, and a little luck. Here are seven tips to help with the process.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Program to Support 2016 Derby, Oaks Telecasts

May 05, 2016

Dr. Keith Latson will be on hand to provide health reports regarding the athletes in the Kentucky Oaks and Derby races.... Read More

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Long-Haul Transport and Horse Health Risks

May 05, 2016

Long-distance transport poses risks for horse health and welfare that should not be taken lightly, researchers found.... Read More