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FDA ends pergolide compounding exception

May 1, 2012

Rockville, Md. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement to veterinarians regarding the compounding of pergolide products to treat Cushing's disease in horses.

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Humane groups ask FDA to declare horse meat 'unqualified' for human consumption

May 1, 2012

Petition follows the lifting of a five-year ban on horse slaughter.

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New York state horseracing board releases equine injury database

April 24, 2012

Public can search for information on breakdowns, fatalities and violations at state’s tracks.

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Two more horses released from EHV-1 quarantine in California

April 5, 2012

Horses in Monterey and San Diego Counties have been cleared for release following EHV-1 outbreak.

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Oklahoma considers tax credit for horse slaughter plant

April 1, 2012

Oklahoma City, Okla. — State lawmakers are considering an income tax credit for an equine horse slaughter facility.

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Cause of equine hyperbaric oxygen chamber explosion remains unknown

April 1, 2012

Formal certification and new operating procedures may be on the way after lethal explosion.

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S.D. commissions feasibility study for equine slaughter plant

April 1, 2012

Pierre, S.D. — South Dakota lawmakers want a new study to examine the feasibility of establishing an equine processing plant in the state.

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Helping the helpless horses

April 1, 2012

Two New Jersey practitioners earn 2011 Good Works for Horses Award.

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Texas A&M unlocks Quarter Horse genome

April 1, 2012

The genome is a big step toward understanding genetic variation in horses.

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