Articles - Equine Welfare

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FEI Will Not Mandate Hendra Vaccination for Horses

The FEI has said it is not planning to mandate vaccination against the fatal Hendra virus, following outcry in Australia over the past two weeks. The rare but zoonotic (spreads between animals and humans) Hendra is a hugely divisive topic in Australi

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FEI releases horse monitoring research findings from Tokyo test event

The results of a major research study commissioned by the FEI, aimed at identifying best practices and management of horses training and competing in hot and humid environments, have been published. Conducted at the Ready Steady Tokyo Test Event in A

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Breaking Down the $5b to Solve the US Wild Horse Problem

The acting head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, William Perry Pendley, has said it will take five billion dollars and 15 years control the overpopulation of wild horses on federal lands in the western United States. The current population of 8

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Horse Industry Association of Alberta Canadian Horse Wellness Expo

The Canadian Horse Wellness Expo is held each November during Farmfair International, and features a number of speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders and professionals The Helmet of the Future! – Back on Track

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