TWO GOOD FRIENDS by Ken Cook — Blog.cowboypoetry.com

© Jessica Hedges TWO GOOD FRIENDS by Ken Cook I’ll tell this one straightforward and try not to leave undone, the building of a friendship I watched while being spun. The scene, a grassy horse trap on a crisp October day after men had saddled up and rode out on their way. I spied a […]

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Study to examine combined use of Lasix, Bisphosphonates — Tuesday’s Horse

The BloodHorse reports: Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center have planned a multidisciplinary study to explore the effects of the combined use of Lasix and bisphosphonates in racehorses. Led by Dr. Mary Robinson, assistant professor of veterinary pharmacology and director of the Equine Pharmacology Laboratory at Penn Vet’s […]

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Doomed Mongolian Groom’s vet cited again — Tuesday’s Horse

It is amazing how horse racing keeps on going. Always, always the same repeat offenders. It is time, well past time, for horse racing “American style” to go. They — not people like us who care about these horses — have brought them here. Many more racehorse doping arrests will be made. What we have […]

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Horse slaughter and horse meat production — A global perspective — Tuesday’s Horse

1 tonne equals 2,205 pounds which equates to a total of approximately 1,746,019,229 pounds of horse meat produced around the globe in 2018 from approximately 5 million horses — a staggering 1.75 billion pounds of horse meat.

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Survey on Horse Welfare in Canada reveals a few surprises — Tuesday’s Horse

HORSE CANADA | by AMY HARRIS How would equine industry members describe the welfare status of Canadian horses? Which horses do they believe are the most at risk? And what do they believe threatens horse welfare? These are just some of the questions a research team at the University of Guelph set out to answer. […]

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Criminal group allegedly sold unfit horse meat — Tuesday’s Horse

SPAIN | If4H Spanish authorities have busted a suspected organized crime group selling horse meat that could have been unfit for human consumption. The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) was supported by Europol. The alleged criminal organization, based in the province of Barcelona, reportedly falsified equine documents and sold horse meat without the mandatory documentation […]

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National Horse Traceability Register working group established after Senate inquiry — Tuesday’s Horse

ABC NEWS (AUSTRALIA) reports: A Senate inquiry into the feasibility of the National Horse Traceability Register for all horses last year handed down 18 recommendations aimed at better managing and promoting animal welfare, rider safety, and biosecurity in the equine sector. The establishment of the working group, agreed upon by ministers at the Agriculture Minister’s Forum in […]

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2 teens charged after pair of horses shot, 1 dead, in Hardin County — Tuesday’s Horse

Lauren Adams reporting for WLKY Louisville, writes: HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. — Roy Wright has spent most of his 81 years around horses. He currently has two — Two Buck and Generator. But Generator, he said, isn’t the same horse she was just a few months ago. Her demeanor, Wright said, changed after she was shot […]

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The Horse’s new “Equine Innovators” podcast — Tuesday’s Horse

Starting Monday, Feb. 24, 2019 VIA THEHORSE.COM Each day researchers at universities and other institutions around the world are investigating new ways to care for and understand our horses. Whether you realize it or not, the work they do influences your daily interactions with your horses. That formulation you scoop into feed buckets each morning? […]

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