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New York Racing Association challenges analysis of horse injuries by New York Times

June 1, 2012

The Times data is unreliable and potentially deceptive, NYRA asserts.

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Tennessee walking horse trainer pleads guilty to charges of soring

May 31, 2012

Undercover investigation reveals abusive practices; multiple violations of Horse Protection Act cited.

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Equine herpesvirus case confirmed in Colorado

May 15, 2012

Affected horse euthanized; facility placed under quarantine.

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For the love of horses: Photos and stories from the next generation of equine practitioners

May 9, 2012

A series of profiles of this year's AAEP Markel scholarship recipients.

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Illinois to consider allowing horse slaughter for meat

May 1, 2012

Illinois House Bill 5382 was introduced Feb. 9 and would repeal a previous ban on the slaughtering of horses for human consumption.

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Kentucky officials warn weather conditions are ripe for West Nile outbreak

May 1, 2012

Frankfort, Ky. -- Warm, wet weather in Kentucky over the last few weeks means conditions are ripe for an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV), and equine owners are being warned to vaccine their horses against the disease.

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Groups urge USDA to crack down on equine soring

May 1, 2012

The Humane Society of the United States has petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand the Horse Protection Act to make the use of numbing or masking drugs to hide underlying soring a felony offense.

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Purdue gets to work on new equine center

May 1, 2012

West Lafayette, Ind. -- The Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine is moving forward with plans to build a new, $2.7 million regional equine diagnostic and surgical center near the Indiana Downs racetrack.

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Reducing equine injuries should be primary focus of racing industry and regulators, AAEP says

May 1, 2012

Association and other groups respond to New York Times article investigating the dangers racing poses to horses, people.

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