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2015 AHP Equine Survey Results

American Horse Publications and Zoetis have published the results of AHP’s 2015 Equine Survey.  The survey included results from 10,662 horse owners.  Here are some interesting highlights: The equine industry has found stability and shows positive signs of growth, especially … Continue reading

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The Horse | Demographics of Equine Donation and Adoption Examined

The Horse | Demographics of Equine Donation and Adoption Examined. UC Davis study of demographics of those who relinquish horses to a rescue and those who adopt from a rescue.  Highlights: About 66% of relinquishing owners were single women, while … Continue reading

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AVMA Issues new FAQ’s about Unwanted Horses

American Veterinary Medical Association has updated its FAQ’s about unwanted horses as of 2/1/2012.  Very long page that covers a lot of ground, including updates referencing recent legislative changes.  Click here to read it.

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Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Update

TRF Plans to Relocate 600 Horses to Ranch Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation is in the planning stages to move up to 600 horses from facilities around the country to a 45,000-acre ranch in Colorado. Read more: http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/67168/trf-plans-to-relocate-600-horses-to-ranch#ixzz1kcFjONFo

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Grant Funds Available to Help Horses

January 23, 2012 – After The Finish Line (www.afterthefinishline.org) awards grants to OTTB rescue and rehabilitation facilities.  After the Finish Line will award grants to 501 (c) 3 organizations in May 2012. If your mission is to save, care for … Continue reading

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Potentially Important Bright Spot in the USDA Appropriation Allowing Horse Slaughter to Resume

Amidst the high emotions of those decrying or celebrating the new USDA appropriations which no longer disallow inspections of horse meat intended for human consumption, it occurs to me that there is one important bright spot — the resumption of … Continue reading

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International Equine Business Association

I received a copy of the following press release in my inbox last week.  There is information in it that I thought UHP folks might find interesting.  I haven’t seen any press about it elsewhere.  As you may know, appropriations bills … Continue reading

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