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Laminitis Research Gateway: Free Public Access to New Findings via Fran Jurga`s Hoof Blog:

Laminitis Research Gateway: Free Public Access to New Findings via Fran Jurga`s Hoof Blog: | The Jurga Report: Horse Health, Welfare, and Care | Scoop.it

The Hoof Blog provides a direct link to a collection of new papers on laminitis research provided as open access by the British Equine Veterinary Association Foundation.

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AVMA and AAEP urge strong enforcement of Horse Protection Act at Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration | The Jurga Report, Practical Horseman Blog

AVMA and AAEP urge strong enforcement of Horse Protection Act at Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration | The Jurga Report, Practical Horseman Blog | The Jurga Report: Horse Health, Welfare, and Care | Scoop.it

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) urge veterinarians, owners, trainers, riders, event spectators, media and the public to redouble their efforts to identify and report sored horses at this year’s Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville, Tenn. This includes reporting suspected soring activity in barns and training facilities in the Shelbyville area.


The AVMA and AAEP are urging vigilance because of concerns that sored horses will be participating at the Celebration.


For more than 40 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has worked diligently to enforce the Horse Protection Act (HPA), which prohibits soring. The USDA recently took another step toward ending soring by instituting mandatory penalties for violators.


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