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Spring Horse Feeding Considerations

April 01, 2015

Consider your horse's diet when helping him make a smooth transition from winter to spring.... Read More

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Is My Horse's Feed Safe?

April 01, 2015

Learn what steps you can take to help ensure your horse's feed is safe for him to consume.... Read More

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EHV Reported in Pennsylvania

April 01, 2015

A quarantine has been placed on a farm in the Dover area of York County, officials said.... Read More

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Whip Use in Horse Racing Debated

April 01, 2015

Equitation scientists and a national racing authority share their differing opinions on whip use and horse welfare.... Read More

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The Unnerving Reality of Perineural Nerve Blocks

April 01, 2015

Learn about the challenges associated with interpreting perineural nerve blocks used to help diagnose lameness sources.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Adopting a Wild Horse

March 31, 2015

Of the 620 poll respondents, 266 (43%) said they would like to adopt a wild horse, but have not yet. ... Read More

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Spring Health Preparations

March 31, 2015

Check all these tasks off your list as you transition your horse into spring riding season.... Read More

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U.S. House Panel to Probe Whitfied Ethics Complaint

March 31, 2015

Rep. Ed Whitfield allegedly failed to prevent his wife from lobbying his staff on Tennessee Walking Horse welfare.... Read More

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Double-Decker Horse Transport Bill Introduced

March 31, 2015

The bill stems from a deadly 2007 incident involving the crash of a double-decker trailer carrying Belgian draft horses.... Read More

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Six Signs of Sacroiliac Disease in Horses

March 31, 2015

Sacroiliac disease is a newly recognized condition, and vets are seeing more performance horses with this issue.... Read More

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Should I Worry About the Hardness of My Horses' Water?

March 30, 2015

Our new community water source is "hard" water, with higher levels of calcium and magnesium. Should I be concerned? ... Read More

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Gulfstream Park Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 30, 2015

Best practices cited included reporting of injuries and fatalities, post-race inspections, and more.... Read More

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Veterinarians Charged With Drugging Racehorses

March 30, 2015

Four vets are facing criminal charges for allegedly administering drugs to Thoroughbreds within 24 hours of races.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Council Announces New Executive Director

March 30, 2015

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced that Katy Ross will serve as its new executive director.... Read More

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Caley Pea Intoxication in Horses Studied

March 30, 2015

Horses can develop intoxication soon after eating the plant or its seeds, but residual signs can persist for weeks.... Read More

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Horse PAC Releases 2014 Annual Report

March 29, 2015

In 2014 Horse PAC raised $293,405 and disbursed $227,000 to federal political candidates and leadership PACs.... Read More

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Wanted Alabama Man Escapes on Horseback

March 29, 2015

An Alabama man wanted on a pair of criminal warrants escaped arrest by fleeing on horseback.... Read More

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New Technology for Wound Repair Follow-Up in Horses

March 29, 2015

Researchers tested two technologies that could help them monitor wound size and the healing process more easily.... Read More

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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 22-23

March 28, 2015

The board will discuss issues relating to the management of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Igor Canisso

March 28, 2015

Canisso's research focused on equine placentitis, which is a major cause of late-term pregnancy loss in broodmares.... Read More

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Researchers Review Gastrocnemius Muscle Rupture in Foals

March 28, 2015

A rupture to this hind leg muscle can be fatal. Here's what to watch for in young foals.... Read More

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Stray Mexican Donkey Tests Positive for Glanders

March 27, 2015

The stray donkey tested positive after being apprehended and quarantined at a USDA holding pen in Texas.... Read More

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It's Not Too Early to Vaccinate Horses Against EEE, WNV

March 27, 2015

Horses require two doses of the vaccinations initially and then boosters at least annually.... Read More

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L. intracellularis Infection, Risk Evaluated

March 27, 2015

Foals' sex and weaning dates could increase or decrease their risk of developing L. intracellularis infection.... Read More

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Man Allegedly Behind Horsemeat Scandal On Trial

March 27, 2015

A Dutch meat trader is allegedly behind the scandal in which horsemeat was sold as beef throughout Western Europe. ... Read More