Horse Welfare

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AHC National Issues Forum Set for Denver
“What can you learn in three days? Learn eco-friendly practices for your barn. Learn how to protect your...
What does equine welfare really mean?
A survey of Canadian horse owners about equine housing practices reveals a disconnect between perceptions...
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U.S. horse racing enters new regulatory era
New and enhanced anti-doping regulations took effect in U.S. Thoroughbred horse racing on March 27 following...
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ASPCA applauds horse-friendly federal budget
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is praising animal welfare advocates for...
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Newly introduced legislation aims to better Enforce the Horse Protection Act, crackdown on animal cruelty
The bipartisan Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act would create a new Animals Crimes section within the Department...
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Understanding horse rescue lingo
Terms like “neglect,” “abuse,” “abandonment” and “stray” have precise legal definitions that can vary...
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5 Misunderstandings about what constitutes horse neglect or abuse
A number of the complaints made about equine rescues are based on misunderstandings.
What horse rescues do
Equine rescues are an important part of the horse industry, but do you know all that they do? Here’s...