Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Florida Authorities Seek Public Help in Equine Cruelty Case

July 09, 2013

The two Paint horses were allegedly left in a barn that had been nailed shut with no food or water. ... Read More

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Iowa Plant to Start Horse Processing

July 08, 2013

A second meat plant has received a USDA permit to begin processing horses for human consumption. ... Read More

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WEG Games' Road Tour Under Way to Promote Event

July 08, 2013

The 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games' (WEG) Road Tour to promote the event launched June 25, 2013.... Read More

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Equine Educational Sessions Back at MSU Ag Expo

July 07, 2013

Sessions on hay production and equine parasite control recommendations will be offered.... Read More

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ELCR Launches New Website

July 07, 2013

The ELCR provides tools, information, resources, and technical assistance to help maintain horse lands. ... Read More

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UGA to Host Horse Health Seminar for Owners

July 06, 2013

On Aug. 10, the University of Georgia (UGA) will play host to a horse health seminar for owners.... Read More

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Hollywood Park Re-Accredited by Safety Alliance

July 05, 2013

Best practices were identified in virtually every primary area of focus, including horse health practices.... Read More

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700,000-Year-Old Horse's DNA Sequenced

July 05, 2013

The 700,000-year-old stallion is the oldest animal of any species to have its DNA fully sequenced. ... Read More

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KHC Announces New Horsemen's Regional Caucuses

July 04, 2013

The caucuses are designed to inspire networking, communication, and education for Kentucky horsemen.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Public Nominations for Wild Horse Advisory Board

July 03, 2013

The BLM requests public nominations to fill three Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board positions. ... Read More

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Stiff Penalties Tied to Drugs 'Purple Pain,' 'TB-500'

July 03, 2013

The drugs, only available through compounding pharmacies, will be high-level violations if used in racing.... Read More

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Small Fine for Racehorse Trainer after Horse's Death

July 03, 2013

The trainer who failed to report a horse death received a penalty similar to those for medication violations.... Read More

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N.M. Horse Processing Plant Wins Permit

July 01, 2013

A meat plant in New Mexico has received a federal permit to begin processing horses.... Read More

At the BLM’s Palomino Valley Wild Horse and Burro Center outside Reno, Nev., a sprinkler attached to the panel of a large wild horse pen sprays water while horses eat in the distance.

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BLM Using Sprinklers to Mitigate Heat Wave's Effects

July 01, 2013

The BLM's Palomino Valley Wild Horse and Burro Center installed sprinklers to reduce heat levels in corrals. ... Read More

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Report: Inadequate Trail Resources Threaten Public Access

June 30, 2013

The National Forest System lacks the resources and staff to keep up with growing recreation demands.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Humboldt Herd Area Wild Horse Gather

June 29, 2013

The BLM is seeking comment on the environmental assessment for the Humboldt herd area wild horse gather plan. ... Read More

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Ohio Horsemen to Pay More for Racehorse Drug Testing

June 28, 2013

Ohio horsemen will pay more to offset the cost of equine drug testing under a resolution adopted June 27. ... Read More

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New Code of Practice for Equine Care in Canada Released

June 28, 2013

The new "Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines" was released on June 27. ... Read More

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AHC Applauds Senate Approval of Immigration Bill

June 28, 2013

The legislation could have a positive effect on horse racing and the horse industry.... Read More

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AHC Expresses Support for Immigration Reform

June 27, 2013

The AHC supports the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. ... Read More

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Equine Veterinarians to Meet in Melbourne for Conference

June 27, 2013

The southern hemisphere’s largest horse health conference will take place July 14-18 in Melbourne. ... Read More

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HSUS Receives Grant to Help Wild Burros

June 27, 2013

The HSUS has received a five-year $760,000 grant to help promote the protection of wild burros.... Read More

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California Authorities Probe Horse Carcass Dumpings

June 26, 2013

Authorities hope the public can help identify who's illegally dumping horse carcasses in San Joaquin County. ... Read More

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Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

June 26, 2013

Researchers are studying how horses assist humans in personal and professional growth and development.... Read More

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Banned Equine Surgery Prompts British Trainer's Suspension

June 25, 2013

A horse in the trainer's care raced after undergoing a biaxial neurectomy, a surgery banned for racehorses.... Read More