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Tracing Equine Microchips

January 20, 2018

While microchipping is safe and practical, chips can be hard to trace if database information isn't kept current.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Bible Springs Complex Wild Horse Gather

January 20, 2018

The BLM plans to gather and remove 350 wild horses from state, private, and agency-managed lands.... Read More

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Urine Trouble: Freezing Contaminated Stallion Semen

January 20, 2018

Ejaculate with less than 20% urine contamination might be suitable for freezing without centrifugation.... Read More

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Albemarle County, Virginia, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

January 19, 2018

The horse had been a patient at the New Bolton Center, where it was exposed to a horse subsequently diagnosed with EHM.... Read More

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BLM Holding Hearings on Vehicle Use in Horse Management

January 19, 2018

The hearings regarding motor vehicle and helicopter use in wild horse management will take place in Idaho and Montana.... Read More

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Merges With MAVANA

January 19, 2018

Mixed Animal Veterinary Associates of North America includes 22 equine, mixed animal, and companion animal practices.... Read More

Approximately 80% of gray horses will develop melanomas by the time they’re 15 years old. These skin growths are malignant tumors usually located near the anus, vulva, sheath, penis, ears, salivary glands, and underside of the tail.

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Equine Melanoma Vaccines

January 19, 2018

A closer look at two melanoma "vaccines" under investigation and being considered for USDA approval. ... Read More

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Reducing Horse Racing Fatalities: Where Do We Go from Here?

January 19, 2018

Fatal injuries in North American flat racing horses has decreased by 23%, but there's still work to be done.... Read More

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Stallion Collection Schedules Affect Mare Pregnancy Rates

January 19, 2018

This can pose a problem for mare owners due to the short lifespan of the mare's oocyte and the stallion's sperm.... Read More

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Horse Left on Louisiana Roadside After Trailer Crash

January 18, 2018

Authorities found a seriously injured, apparently malnourished filly next to an overturned trailer in St. Landry Parish.... Read More

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Watching the Herd

January 18, 2018

How can watching horses interact in a herd help improve my relationship with my horse? ... Read More

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What Makes Some Stallion Semen Subpar?

January 18, 2018

Learn about 14 factors that can affect your stallion's fertility.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Penn Vet's New Bolton Center Under EHV Quarantine

January 18, 2018

On Jan. 16 a horse recently admitted to the hospital for non-neurologic signs tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Horses' Eye Blink Rate Could Reveal Stress Levels

January 18, 2018

Full and half blinks decreased significantly during stressful situations, researchers found.... Read More

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My Horse Lost a 'Baby Tooth.' Should I Be Concerned?

January 17, 2018

What is the long-term prognosis for a young horse losing a tooth prematurely?... Read More

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Colorado Horse Found Butchered

January 17, 2018

Similar incidents have occurred in Florida, but authorities say this is the first of its kind reported in Pueblo County.... Read More

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Hard to Stomach: Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

January 17, 2018

Learn to read the vast and varied signs of equine gastric ulcer syndrome.... Read More

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Diagnosing Cardiac Arrhythmias in Horses on the Farm

January 17, 2018

Vets can use a smartphone-based heart monitor to identify arrhythmias that are difficult to diagnose in the field.... Read More

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Diagnosing Equine Neurologic Diseases

January 16, 2018

Diagnostic evaluation begins with a neurologic exam to localize the lesion and continues with more focused testing.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2017

January 16, 2018

Diagnosed diseases included strangles, EHV-1, equine influenza, rabies, tetanus, and Potomac horse fever, among others.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Winter Water Sources for Horses

January 16, 2018

Of the 838 respondents, nearly 500 use heated water buckets or a tank with a heating element to provide fresh water.... Read More

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Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2017

January 16, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth Santschi recaps research on hock injections, nerve blocks, castration, osteochondral lesions, and more.... Read More

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Is Sugar Beet Pulp Too High in Sugar for Horses?

January 15, 2018

Is the sugar content in beet pulp too high for some horses? Read an equine nutritionist's answer. ... Read More

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Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse

January 15, 2018

Learn how to craft a diet for the horse with painful lesions in his stomach.... Read More

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2017

January 15, 2018

Dr. Regina Turner recaps research on endometritis, factors affecting pregnancy rates, treating placentitis, and more.... Read More