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FEI strips two international endurance events in UAE from its calendar

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
FEI strips two international endurance events in UAE from its calendar

Action described as emergency measure to protect horse welfare.

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Helmet ‘extras’ don’t help lower concussion risk, study finds

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Helmet ‘extras’ don’t help lower concussion risk, study finds

Shell layers, pads, and fiber sheets do little to prevent concussion.

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Belgium ponders whether to go to endurance champs in Dubai

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Belgium ponders whether to go to endurance champs in Dubai

Belgian riders encouraged not to compete in region.

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Arrowhead successfully removed from Cupid’s side

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Arrowhead successfully removed from Cupid’s side

Injured pony found wandering in woods in eastern Kentucky.

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Abandoned Gizmo is proving to be a fighter

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Abandoned Gizmo is proving to be a fighter

“It is touch and go – Gizmo is walking a fine line.”

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Record of self-policing in walking horse industry “atrocious” – HSUS boss

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Record of self-policing in walking horse industry “atrocious” – HSUS boss

“Industry has defied the law for more than four decades.”

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British racing body details new zero-tolerance policy over anabolic steroids

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
British racing body details new zero-tolerance policy over anabolic steroids

No anabolic steroids allowed from birth to retirement.

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FEI must find ways to impose sanctions, says Swiss federation

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
FEI must find ways to impose sanctions, says Swiss federation

Fallout continues following the death of Splitters Creek Bundy in Abu Dhabi.

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Utah looks to ban horse tripping

| February 25, 2015 | 6 Comments
Utah looks to ban horse tripping

Tripping involves roping the front legs of a galloping horse, causing them to fall.

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Jail for US trainer who drugged horses in race-rigging enterprise

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jail for US trainer who drugged horses in race-rigging enterprise

Offending in Pennsylvania took place between 2009 and 2013.

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Stand-off over 186 wild horses the BLM wants to release

| February 24, 2015 | 4 Comments
Stand-off over 186 wild horses the BLM wants to release

Rancher’s appeal filed in Nevada seeks to scupper BLM’s plan.

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Long hospital stay sees Zippy the zebra back on his feet

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Long hospital stay sees Zippy the zebra back on his feet

Vets and farrier work together to allow Zippy to regrow a hoof capsule.

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Two horses killed in barn collapse as snow wreaks havoc

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
Two horses killed in barn collapse as snow wreaks havoc

Five horses survive collapse in Westford, Massachusetts.

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Seeing is believing: Riding centre develops the Pedroscope

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Seeing is believing: Riding centre develops the Pedroscope

A tall story? No, the Pedroscope is definitely for real!

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New Jersey horse contracts neurological form of EHV-1

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Jersey horse contracts neurological form of EHV-1

Horse in Burlington County euthanized because of severity of symptoms.

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Rescue groups help in removal of five horses from Michigan property

| February 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
Rescue groups help in removal of five horses from Michigan property

Rescuers brave sub-zero conditions to seize horses.

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At least eight horses shot dead on tribal land in Montana

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
At least eight horses shot dead on tribal land in Montana

Rifle and bullets sent for forensic analysis.

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Equestrian TV channel launches in Australia

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Equestrian TV channel launches in Australia

Horse & Country TV goes Down Under; internet and mobile in pipeline.

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Source of German glanders infection still not identified

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Source of German glanders infection still not identified

Infected horse had never been moved outside of country.

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Be ready for Atypical Myopathy, warns Britain’s lead vet body

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Be ready for Atypical Myopathy, warns Britain’s lead vet body

Dramatic rise in cases last autumn prompts warning over muscle disease.

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