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Gaughan Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgeon

December 30, 2011

Gaughan joined Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine as professor of large animal surgery.... Read More

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Searching for UK Alums in the Horse Industry

August 26, 2011

Were you equine before the UK had an official equine program? If so, the UK Equine Initiative wants to know!... Read More

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Understanding Kentucky Equine Land Use

July 16, 2011

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a largely agricultural state. It's the "Horse Capital of the World", the large... Read More

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Equine Reproductive Management Short Course March 26-27 at Kansas State

February 23, 2011

Kansas State University's (KSU) Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, will host its 7th Equine Reproductive Management Short Course, March 26-27, at the university's Horse Teaching and Research Unit in Manhattan. The tw0... Read More

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Handling Barn Collapses

February 21, 2011

No horse owner or barn manager wants to deal with a barn collapse, but should one occur, it's important to know how to deal with the situation to give the horses and other animals that might be trapped the best chance of survival. There are a few ... Read More

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Poll: Readers Know About Rabies

October 26, 2010

More than 480 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How knowledgeable are you about equine rabies?" ... Read More

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Judge Denies Ohio Woman's New Trial Bid

September 09, 2010

Former Ohio Arabian horse trainer Robin Vess, who was found guilty on multiple animal cruelty charges in April, has lost her bid for a retrial. Animal welfare authorities charged Vess with 42 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty in F... Read More

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Horse People Unite at Canter Against Cancer Event

October 08, 2009

"It does not matter how or when you die. The only question is, did you really live?" These words, by the late Dr. Jerri Lin FitzGerald, defined the success and palpable enthusiasm among participants who united Oct. 3 at Twin Orchard Farm in... Read More

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Injury Prompts Elimination of World Cup Contender Kingston

April 16, 2009

Kingston, a dressage horse ridden by U.S. equestrian Leslie Morse, was eliminated from the Rolex FEI World Cup Grand Prix today, after he became unsound at the beginning of his dressage test.

"I could tell in the first corner, he felt... Read More

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Awards Offered for Courses on Animals and Society

August 04, 2008

The Humane Society of the United States invites applications from college and university faculty members for its tenth annual Animals and Society Course Awards. The awards recognize excellence in courses concerning the human-animal bond, human... Read More

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Ohio State's One Medicine Conference will Explore Contemporary Issues in Public Health

August 01, 2008

Ohio State University Extension and the College of Veterinary Medicine will host a conference on emerging infectious diseases of concern to public and veterinary health. Led by distinguished health care professionals, the conference will provide... Read More

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New Study on Use of Succeed DCP Available Online

February 16, 2007

A new study on the use of Succeed Digestive Conditioning Program is available online.

In this study, 26 pregnant Thoroughbred mares were randomly assigned to treatment groups with similar feeding and vaccination protocols, with the... Read More

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USDA Co-Sponsoring National Symposium on Carcass Disposal

November 02, 2006

Agricultural officials and emergency first-responders will meet in December at the National Symposium on Carcass Disposal to discuss emergency and large-volume livestock carcass disposal.

In the last decade, a number of animal disease... Read More

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Nominations Open for AQHA Equine Public Service Award

March 10, 2004

Until May 1, the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is accepting applications for its Equine Public Service Award. The award recognizes American Quarter Horses that are specifically used in the public service sector, including, but... Read More

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Watch Out For Screwworm

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is alerting veterinarians and others involved in the livestock industry in certain areas of the United States to be on the lookout for screwworm.

On Februar... Read More

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Partnership Allows Online Equine Science Certification

April 24, 2002

The Equine Research Centre (ERC) and the University of Guelph Office of Open Learning will offer Canada’s first online Equine Science Certificate Program. This certificate is a partnership between the ERC, the Office of Open Learning at the... Read More

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Beroza to Speak at Cornell Symposium

January 28, 2002

Innovative equine surgeon Gregory Beroza, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ABVP, will be the featured lecturer at the Cornell Veterinary College symposium scheduled for Feb. 22 on the college's... Read More

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Hot and Cold Therapy

December 29, 2000

Soaking what ails your horse in ice cold water causes the greatest changes in tissue temperature compared to other thermal treatments. In a recent study Andris J. Kaneps, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS of The Ohio State University temporarily implanted... Read More

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Steroids

July 01, 1999

Q: My horse had a soft tissue injury and my veterinarian gave him steroids. Some of the people in my barn say I need to be careful that he doesn’t get too aggressive or get foundered. I’m confused. How can steroids do... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Welcomes Cigar

May 07, 1999

Kentucky's Thoroughbred focus shifted Sunday from Louisville to Lexington where the Kentucky Horse Park celebrated two stellar additions to its facility. Both reached the park after months of negotiating, speculating, and... Read More

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Simpsonville, Ky., Horse Owner Settles Horse Protection Act Charges

January 15, 1999

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Margaret Baird of Simpsonville, Ky., have agreed to a consent decision and order regarding charges of Horse Protection Act violations.

"As a horse... Read More

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Decision Nears On New Home For Cigar

November 25, 1998

With fertility treatments apparently complete, a decision on a permanent home for Cigar is awaiting final approval from a superior at Assicurazioni Generali, the insurance company that now owns the two-time Horse of the Year.... Read More

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Hubbard Feeds Inc. Announces Alliance

May 15, 1998

Hubbard Feeds Inc., announces its alliance with Kentucky Equine Research Incorporated (K.E.R.) and is becoming a K.E.R. team member. This alliance offers unsurpassed professional support that enhances the equine product line performance by... Read More

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Search Continues For Sponge Suspect

May 01, 1998

As law enforcement officials continued their search for William Michael McCandless, who was indicted Monday in connection with the sponging of horses in Kentucky in 1996 and '97, racing officials were studying betting pattern... Read More

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Equestrian Discipline: Pure Pleasure

April 01, 1998

His job is fun. The pleasure horse doesn't work hard or fast, like competitors in jumping, reining, or racing. But when he treks up the trail or circles the show ring, he's supplying his rider with an essential ingredient--the feel of a good horse.... Read More