Equine Welfare Legislation

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Welfare, Farrier Groups Advise Caution on Do-It-Yourself Hoofcare

The International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH) has issued a statement cautioning enthusiastic horse owners not to tackle their own hoof care work in pursuit of a natural unshod hoof. Reacting to the groundswell of popular interes”P>The International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH) has i

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Ryerss Names New Co-Manager Of Animal Welfare

There is a new face at Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines, but it’s not of the equine variety.

Ann Quigley was recently welcomed into the Ryerss Farm family as the new co-manager of animal welfare. Quigley oversees the

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Phillip Dutton Teams Up With Cosequin

Olympic Gold Medalist Phillip Dutton and Cosequin have teamed up to create a mutually beneficial partnership program. Dutton, who won the Team Gold Medal for Three-Day Eventing at the 2000 Sydney Olympics as well as the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, ha

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Equine Welfare Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Lavin Cup, the equine welfare award presented by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). The Lavin Cup recognizes a non-veterinary organization or individual that has demonstrated

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Penelope Whitman Mullinix Joins

Equine Images, an international quarterly magazine for equine art enthusiasts, published by The Blood-Horse, Inc., announces that Penelope Whitman Mullinix will join the publication as managing editor effective February

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HSUS and FEMA Sign Historic Agreement

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in December signed an historic agreement through FEMA’s Project Impact to assist communities and individuals to include animals in their disaster

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AAEP Accepting Nominations For Welfare Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Lavin Cup, the equine welfare award presented by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). The Lavin Cup recognizes a non-veterinary organization or individual that has

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Eq West Equine Exposition Cancelled in San Diego

VNU, the company that purchased Equitana USA and its West Coast regional show, EqWest, announced after the 2000 EqWest show that the California equine exposition would not be renewed for 2001.

It was a difficult decision, but we couldn'”P>VNU, the company that purchased Equitana

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Colorado Legislation

Legislation passed by voters in Estes Park, Colo., might have an unintended negative impact on area horse competitions. Initiative 200 was placed on the November 1999 ballot in the mountain tourist town by opponents of a proposed wildlife center

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Welfare of Rodeo Horses: Advances in Care

As I sit in my family room by a fire thinking about professional rodeo and the great strides made in welfare over the years, I realize I’m quite proud of the sport. I am aware that not all people will agree with the sport of rodeo, but my wish i

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Research: Australia Asks ‘What If . . .?’

In a move to determine what an outbreak of a serious equine disease might cost the government and equine industry in Australia, the government group Animal Health Australia commissioned a report that looked at likely costs of an emergency

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Ryerss Farm For Aged Equines To Hold Stop On Tour

Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines will host one stop on the 2000 Chester County Farm-City Tour on November 4. The tour is an annual event in Chester County, PA, which gives city and suburban dwellers from surrounding communities the chance to view

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