Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Challis Field Office Offers Wild Horse Viewing

April 03, 2017

The public can view gathered horses at the Challis Wild Horse Corrals, in Idaho, April 5-6, from 3-5 p.m., local time.... Read More

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UK Equine Programs Receives $6.8 Million Gift From Alumnus

April 03, 2017

Dr. John Pirri Jr. pledged more than $6.8 million for UK Ag Equine Programs' facility needs.... Read More

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The Jockey Club Offering $21,000 in Academic Scholarships

April 03, 2017

Applications for the two scholarships must be completed by April 30. ... Read More

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Lawsuit Filed Over Allegedly Mishandled Stored Semen

April 02, 2017

An Arkansas women claims an equine reproduction facility mishandled semen from her now-deceased Missouri Fox Trotter.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Fixing Treatment Aversion in Horses

April 02, 2017

An equine behaviorist offers tips on managing potentially stressful situations to which horses might react adversely.... Read More

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House Members Reintroduce PAST Act

April 01, 2017

Reps. Ted Yoho and Kurt Schrader introduced the legislation that would stiffen penalties for those convicted of soring.... Read More

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Security Protocols for Horses in 2017 Blue Grass Stakes

March 31, 2017

Measures cover arrival times, veterinary treatments and records, out-of-competition drug testing, and more.... Read More

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AAEP Announces 2017 Continuing Education Opportunities

March 31, 2017

Meeting topics include colic, dentistry, the hind suspensory ligament and stifle, and more.... Read More

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Barr Introduces Equine Tax Bills

March 31, 2017

Congressman Andy Barr introduced three pieces of legislation aimed at benefiting the breeding and racing industries.... Read More

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Special Shirt, Girth Help Evaluate Horse, Human Interaction

March 31, 2017

Riders might soon be able to monitor their horses' physiological emotional responses and compare them with their own.... Read More

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Petitioners Ask Trump to Lift UDSA Anti-Soring Rule Freeze

March 30, 2017

The USDA rule was one of several regulations approved but ultimately frozen after the administration change in January.... Read More

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First International Racehorse Aftercare Forum Set for May

March 30, 2017

The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses will hold its first conference May 17-18, in Washington, D.C.... Read More

Horseback riders on a trail in the Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area.

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'Leave No Trace' Horse Camping Clinic Set for April 1

March 30, 2017

The free event will take place in the Sacramento River Bend Area north of Red Bluff, California.... Read More

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Researchers Look to the Numbers to Improve Equine Welfare

March 30, 2017

Scientists looked at four years of data to try to predict facilities' compliance with animal welfare legislation.... Read More

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BLM, University of Wyoming Horse Movement Study Progressing

March 29, 2017

Researchers have placed GPS tracking collars on 14 wild mares and returned them to the range for monitoring.... Read More

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Quarantine at FEI World Cup Finals Lifted After Retest

March 28, 2017

A horse arriving from Europe produced.a "questionable" blood test result, but tested negative on a retest.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Hoof Care Schedules

March 28, 2017

Of the 1,743 respondents, 841 (48%) said their horses' hooves are trimmed and/or shod every six to seven weeks. ... Read More

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Proposed West Virginia Bill Would Tax Veterinary Services

March 27, 2017

The legislation levy an 8% sales tax on fees charged by veterinarians for any treatment of small and large animals.... Read More

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FEI Rules on 2016 Prohibited Substance Cases

March 26, 2017

An endurance rider received a 30-month suspension while a para-equestrian's provisional suspension was lifted.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Victoria Taylor

March 26, 2017

Taylor is studying how Kentucky 31 tall fescue and a novel endophyte tall fescue affect nonpregnant and pregnant mares.... Read More

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Sunland Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 25, 2017

The alliance is designed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More

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Michigan Man Held in Horse Shootings

March 24, 2017

Luke Wool is accused of shooting two draft horses in the same pasture at separate times.... Read More

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Alabama Horse Shooter Sought

March 24, 2017

Authorities are hoping the public can help identify who shot two horses in the Punkin Center community of Morgan County.... Read More

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UK to Host Second 3-MT Competition for Doctoral Students

March 24, 2017

The three-minute thesis (3-MT) competition teaches students to communicate about their research in a concise manner.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Lawsonia in Kentucky Equids

March 23, 2017

L. intracellularis can cause segments of small intestines and sometimes large intestines to thicken.... Read More