Articles by Rhona Melsky
December 27, 2010
When dealing with a starved horse, how should you feed him? How much should you feed, how often, and what type of feed will bring the horse back to good health without causing more problems? The starved horse is in a most delicate health predicament Read More
June 01, 2010
When dealing with a starved horse, how should you feed him? How much, how often, and what type of feed will bring the horse back to good health without causing more problems? The starved horse is in a most delicate health predicament Read More
September 20, 2009
Mustangs are the latest twist in the Young Horse Program at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
Started in 1999 by Associate Professor Sarah Ralston, VMD, PhD, Dipl. ACVN, the Read More
September 16, 2009
August 27, 2009
Horses being transported to Mexico are not required to be microchipped, said Jim Barrett, public affairs specialist with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, an agency within the USDA.
Clarification on the requirements took place Read More
August 04, 2009
As of May 2009, U.S. horses are required to have identification when being transported into Mexico.
The regulations were changed to improve animal identification and because of the reappearance of contagious equine metritis (CEM), a Read More
July 10, 2009
Recent reported crop losses in North Carolina and several other states are linked to certain broad leaf herbicides containing aminopyralid, clopyralid, and picloram, according to researchers. In North Carolina, people with gardens and organic Read More
June 24, 2009
A sorrel Quarter Horse gelding named Doc Rancher (barn name Lucky), has been reported as stolen June 20 between 2:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. from his stall at the Champagne County Fairgrounds in Urbana, Ohio.
Owned since February 2008 by Amanda Read More
June 22, 2009
A new tablet dewormer was deemed as safe and effective against large strongyle infections in horses as the gel formulation of the same drug, according to a controlled study recently published in Parasitology Research.
"Large Read More