Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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New York Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

July 14, 2011

A former farm operator in New York has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts for allegedly ... Read More

The wild Assateague Island ponies rest on a beach.

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New Assateague Island Rules Will Protect Ponies, Humans

July 14, 2011

Visitors to Assateague Island National Seashore (AINS) must keep their distance and stash their food from the ... Read More

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RMTC Sets Meeting to Discuss Race-Day Drugs

July 13, 2011

The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) will, among other things, discuss proposals to phase out ... Read More

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North Carolina Farm Operator Faces Charges

July 12, 2011

The owner of a North Carolina farm is facing multiple animal cruelty charges for allegedly maltreating more ... Read More

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Singer Criticized for Rodeo Appearance, Donation

July 12, 2011

An animal welfare advocacy group is criticizing singer and wild horse advocate Sheryl Crow for a scheduled ... Read More

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Poll: Majority of Readers Use Combo Vaccines

July 12, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "Which type of vaccine do you prefer for your horse?"... Read More

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Congressman Criticizes BLM Policies

July 11, 2011

Arizona Congressman Raul M. Grijalva criticized a Bureau of Land Management decision to create nonreproducing... Read More

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Ferraro Appointed Head of UC Davis Large Animal Clinic

July 11, 2011

Gregory L. Ferraro, DVM, has been appointed associate director of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical ... Read More

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UGA Horse Owners Seminar Scheduled for Aug. 13

July 09, 2011

The University of Georgia (UGA) College of Veterinary Medicine will host its sixth annual Horse Owners Seminar... Read More

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Members of Congress Address AHC National Issues Forum

July 08, 2011

This year's American Horse Council (AHC) National Issues Forum (entitled "Congress on a Diet: What It Means ... Read More

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BLM Solicits Pasture Facility Bids

July 07, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking bids from landowners interested in providing new long-term hold... Read More

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Contested Mustang Gather Postponed

July 07, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has postponed a Nevada mustang gather that is at the center of a lawsuit ... Read More

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Beta-Agonist Drugs: Effect on Respiratory Function in Horses

July 06, 2011

Horses in intense exercise, such as racing or three-day eventing, need full lung capacity to perform to the to... Read More

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AHC's 2011 Van Ness Award Presented to Edith Stanger

July 06, 2011

Each year the American Horse Council (AHC) awards the Van Ness Award to a person that embodies the dedication ... Read More

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NTRA Launches Website Dedicated to Retired Racehorses

July 06, 2011

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced July 6 the establishment of ntraaftercare.com.... Read More

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Poll: Readers Have Limited Experience with Compounded Meds

July 05, 2011

TheHorse.com poll asking, "What are your experiences with compounded equine medications?" ... Read More

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Lawsuit Would Block Nevada Mustang Gathers

July 05, 2011

A group of wild horse advocates have asked the U.S. District Court in Nevada to stop a planned Bureau of Land ... Read More

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'A Night At The Pavilion' Fundraiser for EHWA

July 04, 2011

"A Night at the Pavilion: A Tribute to Kentucky's Horses" is a special benefit for the Equine Health and ... Read More

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TCA Distributes Grants to 81 Nonprofits

July 01, 2011

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced June 30 that grants totaling $903,450 have been awarded to ... Read More

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Horse Dies Before Traditional Italian Race

July 01, 2011

An Italian racehorse died July 1 during a practice session for the Palio di Siena horse race that takes place ... Read More

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Reducing 'Unwanted' Horse Numbers

July 01, 2011

Industry members are thinking outside the box to help reduce the number of so-called unwanted horses.... Read More

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The High-Tech Vet

July 01, 2011

Today, equine veterinarians can diagnose and treat disease with more speed and certainty than ever thanks ... Read More

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Arrest Made in Oregon Horse Neglect Case

June 29, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Oregon have located and arrested a woman accused of maltreating two horses ... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on "Unwanted Horses" Now Archived

June 29, 2011

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on unwanted horses was held on June 22, and the recording is now ... Read More

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Ohio Court Denies Appeal in Vess Neglect Case

June 28, 2011

Robin Vess, the Ohio woman convicted on more than 40 counts of second degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for ... Read More