Ten Youth Attend National Racing Experience
The AQHYA Youth Racing Experience will again be held in conjunction with the Bank of America Challenge Championships and Racing Conference at Los Alamitos on November 7-10.
Animal Welfare Commission
The American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee has approved animal welfare-related recommendations regarding judges, stewards, equipment, and fines and penalties from the AQHA Animal Welfare Commission.
New Ownership For Western Bloodstock
Western Bloodstock, for more than 20 years the premier sale company for the cutting horse industry, has been sold by Ben Emison and Milt Bradford to Jeremy and Candace Barwick of Stephenville, Texas.
Woman Found Guilty In Nine Horse Death Cases
It took a Parker County jury less than an hour on Aug. 27 to find Linda Kay Pharis guilty on nine counts of Cruelty To Livestock Animals, all relating to the grisly August 12, 2011, discovery of eight dead horses near Weatherford, Texas. Another horse was later euthanized due to its poor condition.
Early Blizzard Ravages South Dakota Cattle
An unexpectedly early and severe winter storm devastated western South Dakota cattle herds on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5, creating an overall livestock loss estimated at more than 60,000 head, a daunting clean-up project and limited reimbursement chances that might force some cattlemen out of business.
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Denis Lynch dropped from Ireland Olympic showjumping team amid banned drugs fears for horse
NAAS, Ireland - Horse Sport Ireland has dropped showjumper Denis Lynch from the Olympic team after fears his horse Lantinus may test positive to banned drugs.
Colorado wildfire livestock refugees treated for free
Some 200 livestock evacuated and rescued from a persistent northern Colorado wildfire have received free medical care from a team of veterinarians led by Dr Brian Miller of the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
HSUS Offers Cash Reward to HPA Violation Tipsters
Just weeks after high-profile Tennessee Walking Horse trainer Jackie McConnell pleaded guilty to federal horse soring charges, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced its offer of a standing cash reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those who violate the Horse Protection Act (HPA) by soring horses.
Cloned horses OK to compete, says FEI
Cloned horses and their progeny will not be barred from competition at FEI events, the world governing body for horse sport says.
Some breed organisations will not register clones or their progeny. The first foals of two cloned showjumping geldings, ET and Gem Twist, were born earlier this year.