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House Panel Lifts Horse Slaughter Ban

A House panel voted to lift the ban on horse slaughter. While the barn door is open for horse slaughter in the U.S. the measure has to pass Congress....
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The FEI is trying to determine the best way to help grooms while improving communication with them.

Horse Grooms Initiative: FEI Working Toward 'Official Relationship'

“I am super excited about the fact that the FEI want[s] to do things to help the grooms...," said dressage groom Alan Davies....
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House Committee Approves Killing Wild Horses

The House Appropriations Committee voted to remove language banning the killing of healthy wild horses by 'humane euthanization'....
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Horse Helps Inmate's Hunger for Change

Horse Helps Inmate's Hunger for Change

A Mustang helps an inmate change his life by breaking the criminal cycle at the Wild Horse Program at Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center....
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Tiny Horse Makes Big Recovery after Leg Amputation

Tiny Horse Makes Big Recovery after Leg Amputation

Destiny Pogo A tiny horse makes a remarkable recovery after a traumatic dog attack. The miniature horse Pogo completed his rehabilitation last week at Auburn Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Pogo'...
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Harvey Flood Horses Headed to Auction

Hurricane Harvey Horses Endure as Irma Eyes Florida

Horse farms accepting evacuees from Florida [click the link to see available stabling for Florida horses] may require a current negative Coggins. Take your horse's Coggins along with proper identification and vaccination...
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Showjumping Loses Superstar Hickstead

Hickstead: Prelim Post Mortem Results

Preliminary findings from the post mortem on Hickstead, Eric Lamaze’s 2008 Olympic gold medal horse that died during the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping qualifier at Verona Italy on November 6th, have confirmed what...
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Virginia Horse Rescuer Investigated for Animal Abuse after Dead

Digital Age of Horse Rescues

The internet allows equine rescues to reach potential donors across large areas. This has made it possible for small rescues, to reach prosperous donors and make a difference. It also makes the potential for fraud and abus...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Taking Responsibility for Horses

The stories plague the news - horses left to suffer without sustenance until someone swoops in and saves them. Some will be lucky, for others it will be too late. So, who is responsible?...
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5 Horse Rescue Skills Required for Success

5 Horse Rescue Skills Required for Success

What are the 5 horse rescue skills required to operate a successful and reputable horse rescue operation, according to horse rescue experts? You'll be shocked!...
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Eight horses are dead after a traffic accident in Texas.

9 Kill Pen Horses Dead in Texas Trailer Accident

A Texas traffic accident involving a Thompson's kill pen horse hauler leaves 9 of 14 horses dead Saturday morning. ...
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22 horses die on Santa Anita racetrack

Los Angeles DA Investigates 22 Horse Deaths at Santa Anita Racetrack

Racing continues March 29 The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office is investigating 22 horse deaths at Santa Anita Park in California. Investigators are working with the California Horse Racing Board amid equi...
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Elisa Wallace and Simply Priceless Yellow Card for Abuse of the Horse

Elisa Wallace Yellow Carded at Badminton

Elisa Wallace was sanctioned with a yellow card at Badminton for abuse of her horse on cross country. Watch the video and see what you think....
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Did Tara Sanders shoot Platinum Ticket?

Platinum Ticket: 80K American Horses Shipped to Slaughter [VIDEO]

When the film begins, the gray Thoroughbred finds himself injured and emaciated, at a low-end auction, although the viewer gets insight into happier times during the horse's life. Platinum Ticket is purchased along with do...
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The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) grants a rehearing petition filed by two hunter/jumper trainers from Lane Change Farm. Kelley Farmer and Larry Glefke claim they were not properly notified regarding a GABA violation and hearing.

Glefke, Farmer Granted USEF Rehearing for GABA

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) grants a rehearing petition filed by two hunter/jumper trainers from Lane Change Farm. Kelley Farmer and Larry Glefke claim they were not properly notified regarding ...
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19 Horses Killed in Mississippi Traffic Accident

19 Horses Killed when Horse Trailer Flips in Mississippi

A single-vehicle accident involving an alleged horse-slaughter hauler leaves 19 of 37 horses dead in Mississippi. The video is shocking....
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US Equestrian rule change depo provera - MPA

Focus on Depo-Provera and Horse Showing

What is best for the horse? Questions surrounding Depo-Provera remain after a workshop held by US Equestrian last week. The Federation is considering a possible rule change regarding the administration of compounded...
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Cargill identified Progressive Nutrition Soothing Pink, a horse supplement advertised to prevent gastric upset, as the culprit.

FEI Suspends US Horses, Riders for Prohibited Substances

Prohibited Substances The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) announced the suspensions of three United States horse and rider combinations due to prohibited substances. The cases involve the use of Banned Su...
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The FEI suspended Olympic dressage rider Adrienne Lyle and Horizon last month along with Kaitlin Blythe and Don Principe. The horses tested positive for ractopamine, a beta-agonist shown to improve growth performance in pigs.

CAS Lifts Suspensions on Dressage's Horizon, Don Principe

Final decision at later date The Court of Arbitration for Sport issued a stay Monday of the Fédération Equestre Internationale’s (FEI) two-month suspension of two dressage horses recently involved in a contaminat...
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The AQHA Executive Committee approved several recommendations submitted by the AQHA Animal Welfare Commission.

AQHA Executive Committee Approves Animal Welfare Recommendations

The American Quarter Horse Association's Executive Committee approved recommendations aimed at supporting animal welfare....
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