Biggest US holding pen planned for wild horses faces suit

Wild horse advocates in Reno, NV are accusing U.S. land managers of violating environmental and animal protection laws From the Associated Press The Associated Press reports advocates for wild horses are accusing federal land managers of illegally approving plans for the largest U.S. holding facility for thousands of mustangs captured …

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Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Tulare County, CA

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Age: 1Gender: FillyBreed: Quarter HorseOnset of Clinical Signs: 9/5/2022Clinical Signs: ataxia (all 4), falling down, proprioceptive deficitsConfirmation Date: 9/12/2022Horse Status: Affected and aliveVaccination Status: unvaccinated Comments: For 2022, a total of seven (7) horses have been confirmed positive …

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September/October Cover Story: Meet Remington – Mustang Ambassador

September/October 2022 Remington
Story and Photos provided by the Mustang Heritage Foundation

‘Remi’ Caught the Eye of One Trainer and the Hearts of His Fans Born on the range in 2015, Remington (Remi) hails from the well-known Salt Wells Creek Herd Management Area (HMA) in southern Wyoming. His sire, Cheveyo, was a highly photographed black, curly stallion who passed away on the …

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Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Gooding County, ID

Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Source: Idaho State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityAge: YearlingGender:  FillyOnset of Clinical Signs: 8/26/2022Clinical Signs: Abnormal behavior and movement initially noted, lethargy, fever, progressively unstableConfirmation Date: 9/1/2022Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Vaccinated Comments: Owner had relayed that the mosquitoes have been particularly numerous …

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Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Elmore County, ID

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: Idaho State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Boarding FacilityAge: 1Gender:  MareOnset of Clinical Signs: 9/5/2022Clinical Signs: Appeared sedated/stuporous, ataxiaConfirmation Date: 9/7/2022Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Unvaccinated Comments: For more information about West Nile Virus (WNV), go to: WNV Factsheet.

Statement on the Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth is shown a horse by renowned trainer Monty Roberts.

Marty Irby, world champion equestrian and head of animal welfare group, praises late sovereign’s care for ‘the welfare and health of horses’ WASHINGTON D.C. – Sept 8, 2022, upon learning of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Animal Wellness Action executive director Marty Irby released the following statement: “I am deeply …

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Montana Center for Horsemanship Announces Three International Award Recipients for Advancing our Understanding of the Horse

Montana Center for Horsemanship

Award recipients have dedicated their lives to advancing our understanding of horses, the horse- human relationship and promoting natural horsemanship Dillon, Montana  — The Montana Center for Horsemanship announces three international award recipients, each of whom has dedicated their lives to advancing our understanding of horses, the horse-human relationship and …

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Can a horse sue for damages? Oregon Appeals Court rules ‘neigh’

Oregon
Justice, an American Quarter Horse once known as Shadow, was found in an extremely emaciated state when he was rescued from his Washington County owner in 2017, according to lawyers for the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Photo Courtesy IOregonLive.com

Emaciated horse has no legal standing From OregonLive.com, By Zane Sparling | The Oregonian/OregonLive Justice, an American Quarter Horse once known as Shadow, was found in an extremely emaciated state when he was rescued from his Washington County owner in 2017, according to lawyers for the Animal Legal Defense Fund. …

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Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Tulare County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture   Number Confirmed: 1;Facility Type: Private Facility;Age: 5; Gender: Stallion; Breed: Friesian; Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/23/2022;Clinical Signs: Recumbency and paddling; Confirmation Date: 8/31/2022; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated;Comments: This is the 5th case of equine WNV in California in 2022. For additional information, go …

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