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New Rules Proposed After Investigation

November 23, 2015:

On Monday, November 23, the New York State Gaming Commission announced it will pursue 'sweeping' equine drug medication regulations in the wake of its investigation into allegations against the practices of Thoroughbred trainer Steve Asmussen, assistant Scott Blasi and others during the 2013 Saratoga Race Course meet....read on

PETA Proposes Mandatory Retirement Charges

May 4, 2011:

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has announced a proposed plan which would require a mandatory $360 retirement fee with every foal registration, a $360 fee for every transfer of ownersh...read on

Horse-Drawn Carriage Battle Rages On

February 2, 2009:

According to a report by The Associated Foreign Press, those on each side of New York City's horse-drawn carriage issue showed their respective allegiances Friday, January 30, as hundreds of...read on

Hollywood Star Takes Exception To PETA

January 20, 2009:

Standardbred Canada ran a story in November of 2008 outlining how PETA is trying to ban New York City's storied horse-drawn carriage industry....read on

PETA Takes Aim At NYC Carriages

November 19, 2008:

After taking dead-aim on the thoroughbred racing industry after the tragic breakdown of filly Eight Belles during the 2008 Kentucky Derby, PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has no...read on


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