Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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AVA Welcomes Hendra Vaccine Recommendations

October 28, 2016

The Queensland, Australia, parliament has determined that the Hendra vaccine is safe and effective.... Read More

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Making it Legal: Equine Lease, Sales, and Boarding Contracts

October 27, 2016

Getting any horse agreement in writing can help you avoid a trip to court. Here's what you should know. ... Read More

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Yoho Urges Soring Rule Approval Before Administration Change

October 27, 2016

Representative Ted Yoho (R-FL) is the primary sponsor of the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act in the current Congress.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Conducting Ontario Racing Industry Survey

October 27, 2016

The survey is focused on racehorse health and well-being to direct future research and programs for the industry.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Horses at Owyhee Complex Starting Nov. 1

October 27, 2016

The BLM will gather horses from the Owyhee, Little Owyhee, and Rock Creek herd management areas.... Read More

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Making Winter Manageable on the Farm

October 27, 2016

Don't wait for the first snowflakes to prepare your horse property for the cold, dark, and wet months ahead.... Read More

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Horse of the Year Charismatic Returning to United States

October 26, 2016

The 20-year-old will return from Japan's JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station, where he's stood since 2002, in November.... Read More

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Innovation Group to Update AHC 2017 Economic Impact Study

October 26, 2016

The horse industry had a $102 billion economic impact and supported 1.4 million full-time jobs, the 2005 study showed.... Read More

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Deputies Seek Shooter of Salt River Foal

October 26, 2016

Authorities found that a foal belonging to the Salt River herd, which is protected under state law, was shot and killed.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Bedding Choices

October 25, 2016

Of the 1,087 respondents, 559 (51%) said they use wood shavings or chips to bed their horses' stalls.... Read More

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Trailer Crash in Knoxville Kills 10 Horses

October 25, 2016

A veterinarian treated several surviving horses for superficial wounds.... Read More

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University of Maryland Extension Hosting Farriery Workshop

October 25, 2016

Lectures will cover hoof anatomy and physiology, the basics of trimming, determining when shoes are necessary, and more.... Read More

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NTRA Approves Safety, Integrity Code of Standards Updates

October 24, 2016

Updates include a January 2019 deadline for total compliance with the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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Church Honored as Averett University Distinguished Alumnus

October 24, 2016

Stephanie L. Church, editor-in-chief for The Horse and TheHorse.com, graduated from Averett in 1999.... Read More

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Safe Horse Handling for Vet Techs

October 23, 2016

Here's what to remember when handling horses for procedures to keep the veterinarian, patient, and yourself safe.... Read More

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Court Rules Borells Have No Claim to Seized Horses

October 22, 2016

The ruling noted that Charles Borell relinquished his ownership of the horses in connection with his Alford plea deal.... Read More

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10 Horse Sales Fraud Warning Signs

October 21, 2016

Learn how to protect yourself when buying your next horse with these tips from an experienced equine-industry attorney.... Read More

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ND Authorities Offer Reward in Horse, Cattle Killing Cases

October 21, 2016

The North Dakota Stockmen's Association offers a $10,000-plus reward after a mare was shot and skinned.... Read More

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BLM Plans Public Tours of Nevada Wild Horse, Burro Corral

October 21, 2016

Two public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral, in Fallon, will take place Oct. 28.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Pancake Emergency Wild Horse Gather

October 20, 2016

The agency removed 297 horses from the Big Sand Spring Valley portion of the Pancake herd management area.... Read More

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An Equine Simulator: The New First Horse?

October 20, 2016

Researchers say using a simulator could allow novice riders to train in a safe environment and safeguard equine welfare.... Read More

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The Vet Tech's Role in Recovery From Anesthesia

October 19, 2016

The veterinary technician is often the primary staff member responsible for overseeing recovery from anesthesia.... Read More

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Sport Horse Medicine Focus of AAEP's 2017 Resort Symposium

October 19, 2016

Lecture topics will include neurologic and orthopedic problems, imaging techniques, and treatment and rehab options.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Boarding and Riding Horses During Winter

October 18, 2016

Of the 1,300 respondents, 558 people (43%) said they keep their horse at home, where they do not have an indoor arena.... Read More

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What is an Equine Vet Tech?

October 18, 2016

In honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, here's some information about vets' right-hand men and women.... Read More