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BLM to Sterilize Wild Mustangs

A federal agency is on a path to sterilize wild horses on U.S. rangeland to slow the growth of herds — a new approach condemned by mustang advocates across the West....
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Humane Society Brings Advisory Council to Horse Racing

Horse Racing The Humane Society of the United States announced its entry into the horse racing world Thursday. Discussions regarding animal welfare issues and elevating the welfare standards in horse racing led to the...
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The abandoned mare that recently made national headlines after she was adopted by Jon and Tracey Stewart has died.

'Paintball' Mare Lily Dies

Sudden Death The abandoned mare that recently made national headlines after she was adopted by Jon and Tracey Stewart has died. Lily passed peacefully Sunday surrounded by those that loved her, according to a stateme...
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John Stewart Horse Adoption

Jon Stewart Adopts ‘Paintball’ Mare

Bufflehead Farm Comedian Jon Stewart and his wife are giving a recently discarded mare her forever home at their New Jersey animal sanctuary. Lily was reportedly shot more than 100 times with paintballs although we n...
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Equine Dies on Kentucky X-C Course

Equine Dies on Kentucky X-C Course

A Selle Francais gelding collapsed between fences at the Spring Bay Horse Trials in Lexington, Kentucky on Sunday. The event reports National du Pas died while competing on the Training cross-country course....
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USEF Temporarily Suspends NJ Jumper Trainer Devin Ryan

USEF Suspends Devin Ryan after Hampton Classic 'Incident'

New Jersey jumper trainer Devin Ryan has been suspended by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) for competing horses in "a condition that was not in the best interest of the welfare of the horses"....
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Free Style VH Polderhof Dies in WEF International Ring

Free Style VH Polderhof Dies in WEF International Ring

A jumper competing at the Wellington Equestrian Festival in Florida died while walking after a clear show jumping round. It is unknown what led to the death of Free Style VH Polderhof, ridden by Catherine Tyree....
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Horse Slaughter Defunding Extended

Horse Slaughter Defunding Extended

Congress released an omnibus spending bill Wednesday that extends the defunding of horse slaughter through fiscal year 2016....
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AQHA Modifies Lip Chain Ban

AQHA Modifies Lip Chain Ban

The use of lips chains at American Quarter Horse Association shows is banned beginning the first of the new year, but the association says a compromise has been reached over the issue. Concerns regarding animal welfare an...
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USEF Requires Proof of Vaccines to Compete

USEF Requires Proof of Vaccines to Compete

Those competing at United States Equine Federation licensed competitions need to have their vaccinations in order prior to arriving on show grounds. GR845 Equine Vaccination Rule takes effect December 1, 2015....
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USEF Announces Warning Regarding Calming Supplements Containing Phenibut

USEF Announces Warning Regarding Calming Supplements Containing Phenibut

The United States Equestrian Federation announced this week that Phenibut (β-phenyl gamma aminobutyric acid) is now a forbidden substance....
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USEF Temporarily Suspends NJ Jumper Trainer Devin Ryan

USEF Temporarily Suspends NJ Jumper Trainer Devin Ryan

A New Jersey jumper trainer was kicked out of the Hampton Classic Horse Show after being accused of horse abuse. National competitor Devin Ryan, of River Run Stables, was turned into stewards by an alert schooling sup...
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Reward Offered after Reining Horses Sabotaged at Competition

Reward Offered after Reining Horses Sabotaged: Group

A horse show management group is asking for your help after three reining horses were allegedly sabotaged during Reining by the Bay. The stallion SG Frozen Enterprise was purportedly poisoned....
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Abused FL Horses Find Happy Ending after Auction

Abused FL Horses Find Happy Ending after Auction

The nine-year-old was at a Florida horse auction this week, where five formerly abused horses were being sold on the auction block. Campbell was waiting to reconnect with an old friend named Dixie Belle. The pair met at t...
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Calvin Euthanized after Cross-Country Fall

Calvin Euthanized after Cross-Country Fall

The eventing community is mourning the loss of another mount after a tragic fall at the Aspen Farm Horse Trials in Washington. The 17-year-old gelding named Calvin was competing with his owner and rider Holly Severijn,...
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Wise Espartaco Dies after Cross Country

Eventing horse Wise Espartaco collapsed and died after completing a successful cross-country run at the Roebke’s Run Horse Trials in Minnesota on Saturday....
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USEF Opens Investigation into Death of Scott Stewart's Horse

USEF Opens Investigation into Death of Scott Stewart's Horse

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has opened an investigation into the death of Scott Stewart's horse after it died mid-course at the Devon Horse Show last weekend. Cambridge was competing with Emma Kur...
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Horse Dies Competing at Devon Horse Show

Horse Dies Competing at Devon Horse Show

The talented equine named Cambridge was competing with Emma Kurtz in the small junior hunter, 15 and under class, at the time of the fatal fall....
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AQHA Approves Animal-Welfare Related Rule Changes

AQHA Approves Animal-Welfare Related Rule Changes, Penalties

The American Quarter Horse Association has approved stronger penalties for those who violate animal welfare rules....
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Rolex Rider Announces Dambala Euthanized Due to "Significant Injury"

Rolex Rider Announces Dambala Euthanized Due to "Significant Injury"

As the Rolex Three Day Event wraps up, one rider is coping after announcing her horse's euthanization. New Zealand rider Emily Cammock told her fans Dambala was injured on cross-country Saturday....
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