Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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BLM Begins Fish Creek Wild Horse Gather

February 14, 2015

The gather, expected to last 10 days, will be followed by a wild horse adoption event on Feb. 28.... Read More

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'Do the Little Things Well and the Big Things Will Happen'

February 14, 2015

Dr. Marvin Beeman offers wisdom gathered from 60 years of practice, which took him from farm calls to the Olympics.... Read More

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Anabolic Steroids Still an Issue in U.S. Horse Racing

February 13, 2015

A number of samples from Thoroughbred racehorses recently came back positive for anabolic steroids.... Read More

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OBS Adopting Model Medication Rules

February 13, 2015

The sales company will begin implementing guidelines for controlled therapeutic medications this spring.... Read More

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Judge Halts Nevada Wild Horse Gather

February 13, 2015

The judge halted the gather "until the court has an opportunity to fully consider the merits of plaintiffs' claims."... Read More

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BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: An Overview

February 12, 2015

Learn about the history of feral horses and burros in the United States and the BLM's management goals and strategies.... Read More

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Punishment and Horses

February 12, 2015

Does punishing horses work to deter them from certain behaviors, and when is punishment appropriate for a horse?... Read More

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Oklahoma Man Charged With Maltreating Horse Herd

February 12, 2015

An Oklahoma man is facing multiple charges after more than 80 horses were seized from his Muskogee County property.... Read More

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Vets Northrop, Mueller Named to Georgia Racing Board

February 12, 2015

Dr. Foster Northrop and Dr. Eric Mueller join a group working to pass pari-mutuel wagering legislation in Georgia.... Read More

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Starlight Stable's Laminitis Research Challenge Met

February 11, 2015

Starlight issued the challenge in memory of Intense Holiday, a racehorse who was euthanized after developing laminitis.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Members Only

February 10, 2015

Of the 506 respondents, 353 (70%) said they belong to a horse-related club, association, team, or organization.... Read More

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RCI: Same Mission, New Approach on Medication

February 10, 2015

The RCI intends to take the lead role in gathering the information needed to set racehorse medication policies.... Read More

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Retired Racehorses: Transitioning from Racetrack to Ribbons

February 09, 2015

From selecting a horse to rehabbing and feeding him, learn how to transition an ex-racer to life as a riding mount.... Read More

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RCI Has New Take on Out-of-Competition Tests

February 09, 2015

A new approach could not only target blood- and gene-doping, but also help identify horses at risk of injury.... Read More

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New York Woman Pleads Guilty to Maltreating Horses

February 09, 2015

A woman has pleaded guilty to maltreating 36 horses on her Hamptonburgh, New York, property.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Comments on Proposed Colorado Gather Plan

February 08, 2015

The BLM is proposing to gather excess horses in the West Douglas area and Piceance-East Douglas areas.... Read More

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New Mexico Teen Victimized by Alleged Scammer

February 08, 2015

The teen who spent two years saving for a horse has fallen victim to an alleged off-shore cyber scam, authorities say.... Read More

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Humboldt Herd Area Wild Horse Gather Concludes

February 07, 2015

A total of 303 wild horses were gathered from the range, located 10 miles northeast of Lovelock, Nevada.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Approves 750 Shows for 2015

February 07, 2015

The TIP has approved awards and classes for nearly 750 shows in 43 states and Canadian provinces during 2015.... Read More

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State of Utah Sues BLM Over Horse Removal

February 06, 2015

The suit seeks the removal wild horses from state lands on grounds that the animals damage those rangelands.... Read More

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Stewards: Australian Yearling Not Positive for Steroids

February 06, 2015

The colt's bloodwork showed the presence of altrenogest, a product typically used to regulate mares' estrous cycles.... Read More

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Time to Ride Invests in Growing the Horse Industry

February 06, 2015

The American Horse Council's Marketing Alliance has grown to include 20 organizations and businesses.... Read More

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British Racehorse Steroid Policy Has U.S. Ramifications

February 04, 2015

The policy says racehorses must not be given anabolic steroids. Positive tests will result in a 12-month training ban.... Read More

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EDCC Raising Funds to Begin Operations

February 04, 2015

Officials are seeking donations to help launch and fund the new Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC).... Read More

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Australian Racing Regulators Probing Steroids Report

February 04, 2015

Officials are looking into a report that a yearling sold at a recent auction has tested positive for anabolic steroids.... Read More