Animal welfare: Equids
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of horses and other equids.
Horse tripping a new welfare concern
The AVMA has come out against the practice of horse tripping, which involves roping the front or hind legs of a galloping horse while on foot or…
The AVMA Advocate - January 2014
AVMA's monthly e-newsletter on federal legislation of importance to the veterinary profession and animal health and welfare.
Novel pain assessment developed for horses
European researchers provide a new approach to assessing pain in horses on the basis of a standardized scale of facial expressions
AVMA, AAEP enter into urban working horse debate
Urban working horses, such as carriage horses and mounted police units, have occupied city streets for decades.
August 2014 - The AVMA Advocate
Veterinary mobility act becomes law; AVMA opposes prescription writing mandate bill
AVMA members and students advocate for the profession
100 veterinary students and veterinarians gathered Feb. 9-11 in Washington, D.C., to take part in the 2014 AVMA Legislative Fly-in.
American Association of Equine Practitioners
The American Association of Equine Practitioners honored the 2013 recipients of several awards Dec. 10, 2013,
Horse industry working on comeback strategy
The American Horse Council discussed the decline in the number of foals and registered horses over the past several years at its 2014 meeting