Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Thoroughbred Champion Creator Dead at 29

March 02, 2015

The 29-year-old son of Mill Reef was euthanized Feb. 28 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital due to colic.... Read More

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Horse Community Planning, Zoning Resources Now Available

March 01, 2015

The resources include information on land use planning, zoning, and implications for horses and related activities.... Read More

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Charges Dismissed in Vermont Arabian Horse Cruelty Case

March 01, 2015

Animal cruelty charges against a Vermont woman accused of maltreating 23 Arabian horses have been dropped.... Read More

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Kentucky House Passes Estray Horse Bill

February 28, 2015

The legislation would reduce the number of days Kentucky counties must keep estray animals in their custody.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Ontario Horse

February 27, 2015

A horse from the Regional Municipality of Waterloo has tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV).... Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm displays his original Equidoodle with Old Friends founder Michael Blowen (left) and volunteer Nick Newman.

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Old Friends Debuts 'Equidoodles' by Equine Champions

February 27, 2015

These abstract paintings by celebrated Thoroughbred retirees will debut in an exclusive eBay auction starting March 1.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Herd Seized

February 27, 2015

Authorities have seized nearly 40 allegedly maltreated horses from a farm in Dallas, Oregon.... Read More

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FEI Removes UAE Endurance Events from Official Calendar

February 27, 2015

The FEI took an emergency measure to protect horse welfare and to preserve the integrity of its rules and regulations.... Read More

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Graded Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead at 25

February 26, 2015

The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized Feb. 25 due to complications with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More

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Report: Six Horses Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

February 25, 2015

Six horses were killed in an early morning fire that consumed two barns at Chanteclaire Farm near Midway on Feb. 25. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 25, 2015

The BLM is seeking pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming environment for horses removed from rangelands.... Read More

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Stakeholders Issue Statement on British Anti-Doping Rules

February 25, 2015

North America Thoroughbred stakeholders respond to the British Horseracing Authority's new Equine Anti-Doping Rules.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

February 25, 2015

The legislation would place wild horses under state and Native American tribe jurisdiction rather than under the BLM's.... Read More

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South Dakota Authorities Probe Horse Shooting

February 25, 2015

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot and killed a horse near the city of Mitchell.... Read More

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Appeals Court Rules Against USDA on Soring Penalties

February 24, 2015

The court ruled that the USDA doesn't have authority to require minimum penalties for Horse Protection Act violators.... Read More

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Arizona Miniature Horse Association Vice President Charged

February 24, 2015

The Miniature Horse Association of Arizona's vice president has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More

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Burlington Co., New Jersey, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 23, 2015

A 5-year-old Westampton horse was euthanized after testing positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Texas Man Accused of Dragging Donkey

February 22, 2015

A Texas man is behind bars after being accused of dragging a donkey behind his truck for at least five miles.... Read More

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Study: Pawing Could be Indicative of Discomfort

February 21, 2015

Pawing could be a learned behavior that might reflect an effort to ease pain in the limbs or abdomen, researchers said.... Read More

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Coyote Hunters Lose Licenses after Killing, Wounding Horses

February 20, 2015

Two New York hunters lost their licenses for three years after killing a horse and wounding another.... Read More

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UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Held Jan. 23-24

February 20, 2015

Lecture topics included equine proliferative enteropathy, the physiology of aging, amino acid requirements, and more.... Read More

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Winter Storms Challenge Barn, Horse Owners

February 18, 2015

Winter 2015 is piling snow, sleet, and freezing rain on much of the country. Find out how horse owners are coping.... Read More

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Upcoming Conference Celebrates 35 Years of Advancing Alfalfa

February 18, 2015

Discussion topics include alfalfa and the environment, perspectives about hay quality, and more.... Read More

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Kentucky Lawmakers Ponder Estray Horse Bill

February 18, 2015

The bill would reduce the number of days counties must hold estray horses until the animals are declared unclaimed.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Horses in Southern Utah

February 17, 2015

The BLM Utah Cedar City Field Office says the horses are causing public health and safety concerns along Highway 21.... Read More