Category: Horse Health

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Humane Society of the U.S. Sows Confusion and Scuttles Federal Legislation to Impose Felony Penalties for Horse Soring

News Provided By ANIMAL WELLNESS ACTION WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, December 21, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Malicious, intentional cruelty should be a felony offense. Wayne Pacelle: “That was a long-held rallying cry for a wide range of animal protection organizations, including the Humane Society of the United (HSUS), where […]

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Neguse, colleagues pen letter to Pelosi: Wild horse roundups ‘harmful to health of animals,’ keep PZP in 2021 funding

by John LaConte as published on the Vail Daily “…holding facilities, like the roundups themselves, are often harmful to the health and well-being of these animals…” A Nov. 25 letter from 22 members of Congress, including House Representative Joe Neguse, urges House leadership to consider a more “humane […]

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U.S. Officials On Alert For African Horse Sickness

Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M “African horse sickness is not in the U.S., and it is important it stays that way…” Texas A&M AgriLife faculty, various state and federal agencies and the U.S. horse industry are already monitoring the situation, ensuring surveillance and determining practices to prevent the deadly horse […]

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Horses are Suffering their own Virus Threat

By Ewan Macaulay as published on the Northumberland Gazette Pandemics occur in all species, with a variety of different diseases: in Thailand, there has been another disease outbreak – but this one is in the equine world. The African Horse Sickness virus has been causing havoc amongst the […]

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