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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
equine massage in new york — a look at the legalities

Equine massage in New York – a look at the legalities

Not a veterinarian? It’s against the law to offer equine massage in New York – even if you’re a certified equine massage therapist. When a...
Over $250,000 goes to rehabilitating retired racehorses

Over $250,000 goes to rehabilitating retired racehorses

The ASPCA recently granted $250,500 to 12 equine rescue groups to assist with their efforts to rehabilitate and retrain retired racehorses. Launched in 2010,...
New bill would ban horse slaughter

New bill would ban horse slaughter

The SAFE Act would make it illegal for anyone to transport, purchase, sell, possess, ship or receive any horse with the intent of slaughter. On...
Jockey Club takes a stand against whipping racehorses

Jockey Club takes a stand against whipping racehorses

The Jockey Club is using their voice to lobby against whipping in horse racing, and fans are thrilled. Animal welfare organizations are applauding The Jockey...
Scientists reveal new theory on hoof disease

Scientists reveal new theory on hoof disease

New research from the University of Nottingham has huge implications for the prevention and management of chronic hoof disease in horses. Using innovative 3D Synchrotron...
The 10 best U.S. national parks for horseback riding

The 10 best U.S. national parks for horseback riding

Ever wonder if you can go horseback riding in a national park? You can! Here's a list of the top 10 U.S. national parks...
Researchers weigh pros and cons of bandaging horse wounds

Researchers weigh pros and cons of bandaging horse wounds

Are you in the habit of bandaging your horse's wounds, or leaving them to "air out"? Is one approach better than the other? A...

27-year-old horse holds Tevis Cup record

A 27-year-old horse currently holds the record for being the oldest equine competitor to finish the Tevis Cup race. Will he hold his title...
“Wither drop” reveals asymmetry in horses

“Wither drop” reveals asymmetry in horses

Move over gait and saddle fit — researchers have discovered a new method of assessing asymmetry in horses, and it's proving very effective! In a...

Professor proves lavender essential oil calms horses

Many horse owners reach for lavender essential oil to ease their own stress. Now, there's proof that it works on equines, too! Stress is a...