Recent News for Welfare and Industry

Professor Josh Slater receiving the Sir Colin Spedding Award on behalf of Jim Green, presented by HRH The Princess Royal, President of the National Equine Forum.

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Equine Rescue Pioneer Receives NEF Award

March 05, 2017

Jim Green received the Sir Colin Spedding Award at the National Equine Forum in the United Kingdom.... Read More

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Single-Vehicle Crash Kills 19 Horses

March 04, 2017

The horses were killed when the trailer in which they were riding veered off the road and overturned in Mississippi.... Read More

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ELCR to Conduct Survey of Land Conservation Organizations

March 03, 2017

The survey will cover organizations' missions, existing partnerships, best practices, successes and failures, and more.... Read More

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Can Sport Horse and Racehorse Practice Be Ethical?

March 02, 2017

Practice can and should be ethical, but it's not always easy. Pressure applied by trainers or owners can be substantial.... Read More

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Housing Department Probes Service Horse Case

March 02, 2017

A Washington man was asked to remove a pony he allegedly used as a service animal from a residential neighborhood.... Read More

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AAEP Publishes Guidelines for Race Day Injury Management

March 02, 2017

The guidelines provide protocols for appropriate preparation for, response to, and management of on-track injuries.... Read More

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The Horse, FeedXL Team for National Nutrition Month

March 01, 2017

Get information-packed nutrition content throughout March.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Colic Surgery

February 28, 2017

Many respondents said they'd have to consider the possible outcomes before sending a horse to colic surgery.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Cedar Mountain Gather, Removal, PZP Treatment

February 28, 2017

The BLM permanently removed 306 horses and returned 228 back to the range, including 104 PZP-treated mares.... Read More

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Texas Authorities Seek Owner of Abandoned Mare

February 28, 2017

The Paint mare had a fractured right hind limb and was euthanized due to the severity of the injury.... Read More

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Some Horses Returned After Colorado Seizure

February 27, 2017

A judge ordered that 24 horses be returned to their owner while another 39 remain impounded.... Read More

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'Tricky Cases From the Field' Topic of March 7 Lecture

February 27, 2017

Equine field veterinarians from Penn Vet's New Bolton Center will share details of complex cases from the field.... Read More

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National Conference on Equine Law to be Held May 3-4

February 26, 2017

The conference will cover legal issues affecting breeding, buying, selling, and other horse industry businesses.... Read More

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Lawmaker Wants Wild Horses Put Under States' Jurisdiction

February 26, 2017

Rep. Ken Ivory's resolution asks the federal government to control herd growth or relinquish jurisdiction of the horses.... Read More

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Disease Maps, Surveillance System Help Navigate Outbreaks

February 24, 2017

To mitigate the consequences of a disease outbreak, it is important to understand where the disease is spreading.... Read More

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Massage Therapist Could Face Charges in Tennessee

February 24, 2017

Laurie Wheeler could be charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license.... Read More

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Female Equestrians Needed for Study on Breast Health

February 24, 2017

Researchers hope studying breast biomechanics could lead to the development of a better equestrian sports bra. ... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Denton County, Texas, Horse

February 23, 2017

The affected horse attended barrel racing events in two Texas cities prior to disease presentation and confirmation.... Read More

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Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

February 23, 2017

The ninth UK Ag Equine Programs' Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will be held March 7 at 4:30 p.m., in Lexington.... Read More

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Tweets from Rood & Riddle's Client Education Seminar

February 23, 2017

Read the top tweets and take-homes from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital's client education seminar.... Read More

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Eggs Could Hatch Early in Kentucky

February 23, 2017

Entomologists predict that this year's egg hatch could beat the previous record for early hatching "soundly."... Read More

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New Nonsurgical Equine Sterilization Technique in the Works

February 23, 2017

While the actual product might still be several years away, researchers are currently testing "promising technologies."... Read More

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Take-Homes from February KENA Discussion on EHV-1

February 22, 2017

Read our editor's take-home EHV-1 tweets from the Kentucky Horse Council's KENA meeting held Feb. 21. ... Read More

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Buckeye Nutrition Partners with Gluck Center on EMS Research

February 22, 2017

Dr. Amanda Adams is studying obesity's effects on metabolic and inflammatory components, particularly in EMS horses.... Read More

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BLM Plans Challis Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

February 22, 2017

The BLM hopes to gather 150 horses, remove 50, and treat mares returned to the range with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More