Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Indiana Announces Equine Drug Testing Program for 2015

March 12, 2015

The program includes a new primary testing lab, an audit lab, expanded out-of-competition testing, and cobalt testing.... Read More

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FEI Suspends UAE National Federation

March 12, 2015

The move follows an investigation into horse welfare issues and noncompliance with FEI endurance rules and regulations.... Read More

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NTRA Unveils 2015 Federal Agenda For Washington, D.C.

March 11, 2015

Issues include tax matters and racehorse drug and therapeutic medication regulation and testing.... Read More

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Request Grant Funding from the AAEP Foundation by May 1

March 11, 2015

The foundation annually supports those that develop and implement programs that improve equine welfare.... Read More

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WADA Director General to Address Racing Conference Attendees

March 11, 2015

David Howman will discuss the organization's efforts in bringing international consistency to anti-doping policies.... Read More

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New Mexico Bill Targets Drug Testing Sample Handling

March 10, 2015

The legislation would require the New Mexico Racing Commission to establish rules for handling drug testing specimens.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Funds Equine Research in 2015

March 10, 2015

Study topics include laminitis, foal pneumonia, stem cells, endometritis, joint issues, insulin resistance, and more.... Read More

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Foal Carcass Discarded on Michigan Roadside

March 10, 2015

Authorities discovered the young foal's remains on March 5. Necropsy results are pending.... Read More

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KER to Host Furosemide Seminar

March 10, 2015

The event, which is open to the public, will be held March 16 at 5:30 p.m. in Ocala, Florida.... Read More

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'Tales from the NICU' Lecture Rescheduled

March 09, 2015

The Penn Vet lecture has been rescheduled to Tuesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. due to a recent snowstorm.... Read More

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Univ. of Edinburgh to Offer Online Equitation Science Course

March 09, 2015

The course can be taken as a standalone course or credited to the University of Edinburgh's MSc in equine science.... Read More

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Mississippi Children's Hospital Declines TWH Show Donations

March 09, 2015

The University of Mississippi Batson Children's Hospital sought to remove itself from controversy surrounding soring. ... Read More

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Cobalt Use in Racehorses

March 09, 2015

Regulators are paying close attention to this seemingly innocuous trace mineral found in B vitamins. Find out why.... Read More

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$100,000 Time to Ride Challenge Now Open for Registration

March 08, 2015

The campaign offers cash and prizes to professionals introducing people to horses through beginner-friendly experiences.... Read More

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Alleged Montana Horse Abuser Caught in Florida

March 07, 2015

The man wanted for allegedly maltreating more than two dozen horses was caught after nearly a year on the run.... Read More

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In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

March 06, 2015

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More

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Court Rules on Checkerboard Wild Horse Gather

March 06, 2015

The court says the BLM violated the NEPA, but didn't violate the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act.... Read More

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Florida Man Pleads in Horse Killing Incident

March 06, 2015

A man accused of killing a horse and injuring the animal's rider has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.... Read More

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2015 AHP Student Travel Award Winners Selected

March 04, 2015

Victoria "Dixie" Crowe, Bridget Grobosky, and Taylor Renner are the 2015 AHP Student Travel Award winners.... Read More

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Preparedness is Key to Surviving Tornadoes with Horses

March 04, 2015

Being prepared in advance is crucial for helping horses survive potentially life-threatening storms.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Breeding Farms Support TAA

March 04, 2015

Farms agreed to donate 25% or more of the advertised stud fee for each stallion on their roster to the TAA.... Read More

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USDA Seeks Comments on Proposed Animal Export Rule Updates

March 04, 2015

The proposed rules would only pertain to animals intended for permanent export from the United States.... Read More

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BLM Utah Seeks Comment on Wild Horse Fertility Control Plan

March 04, 2015

The plan involves treating mares in the Onaqui herd management area with a fertility control vaccine via remote darting.... Read More

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Wild Horse Health On and Off the Range

March 04, 2015

Mustangs require care different from the average domestic saddle horse. Here's how vets manage BLM horses' health.... Read More

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BLM to Host Public Tour of Nevada Wild Horse Facility

March 04, 2015

The public tour of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place on March 7.... Read More