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duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Gets High-Def CT Scanner

The new unit allows veterinarians to perform high-definition CT scans on standing or recumbent (lying down) horses. Read More

AVA Welcomes Hendra Vaccine Recommendations

The Queensland, Australia, parliament has determined that the Hendra vaccine is safe and effective. Read More

BLM to Gather Horses at Owyhee Complex Starting Nov. 1

The BLM will gather horses from the Owyhee, Little Owyhee, and Rock Creek herd management areas. Read More

Horse of the Year Charismatic Returning to United States

The 20-year-old will return from Japan's JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station, where he's stood since 2002, in November. Read More

Innovation Group to Update AHC 2017 Economic Impact Study

The horse industry had a $102 billion economic impact and supported 1.4 million full-time jobs, the 2005 study showed. Read More

University of Maryland Extension Hosting Farriery Workshop

Lectures will cover hoof anatomy and physiology, the basics of trimming, determining when shoes are necessary, and more. Read More

NTRA Approves Safety, Integrity Code of Standards Updates

Updates include a January 2019 deadline for total compliance with the National Uniform Medication Program. Read More

Church Honored as Averett University Distinguished Alumnus

Stephanie L. Church, editor-in-chief for The Horse and TheHorse.com, graduated from Averett in 1999. Read More

BLM Plans Public Tours of Nevada Wild Horse, Burro Corral

Two public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral, in Fallon, will take place Oct. 28. Read More

Protect Horses From Potomac Horse Fever Through First Frost

The bacterium that causes this seasonal disease can infect horses from the late spring to fall in temperate areas. Read More

BLM Concludes Pancake Emergency Wild Horse Gather

The agency removed 297 horses from the Big Sand Spring Valley portion of the Pancake herd management area. Read More

Sport Horse Medicine Focus of AAEP's 2017 Resort Symposium

Lecture topics will include neurologic and orthopedic problems, imaging techniques, and treatment and rehab options. Read More

Retrained Thoroughbred Racehorses Bound for Kentucky

The RRP Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will take place Oct. 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Read More

ARCI Seeking Respondents for Online Survey

The ARCI is seeking input on what industry members identify as problems in horse racing and how to address them. Read More

AFA Funds Equine Stem Cell Research Grant

Researchers will work to develop culture techniques so donor stem cells can be used safely and effectively in horses. Read More

Belgian Endurance Horse Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Houkoumi G tested positive for O-desmethyltramadol after finishing third in an endurance ride in September. Read More

Time to Ride Names Take a Friend Riding Sweepstakes Winner

Caitlin W., of Parker, Colorado, was selected to receive a three-night stay at a luxury dude ranch in Montana. Read More

Wulster to Speak on 3-D Printing in Large Animal Medicine

Dr. Kathryn Wulster is a radiologist and assistant professor of diagnostic imaging at Penn Vet. Read More

Podcast: Science of Prediction to Prevent Racehorse Injuries

Drs. Tim Parkin and Sarah Plevin describe studies focused on predicting injury before it occurs. Read More

Support Horse Welfare at 2016 AAEP Convention in Orlando

Proceeds from a golf tournament and the annual Foundation Celebration will support the AAEP Foundation. Read More

Peterson Named UK Ag Equine Programs Director

Mick Peterson, MS, PhD, an authority on racing and equestrian surfaces, will begin his new role in January 2017. Read More

Survey: One-Third of Horses With Health Problems are Lame

The British survey results also suggest that lamenesses are more likely to originate in the limb than in the foot. Read More

Five Livestock Evacuation Centers Open in Alabama

With Hurricane Matthew approaching, five facilities are opening their doors to evacuated horses and other livestock. Read More

Re-Evaluate Your Equine Deworming Protocols This Fall

Work with your veterinarian to develop an individualized risk-based deworming plan tailored to your horse's needs. Read More

Virginia Horse Center Open to Evacuated Equids

The Lexington, Virginia, facility has stalls for horses that need to be removed from Hurricane Matthew's path. Read More