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2017 BEVA Congress: Thursday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 14, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Day 1 educational sessions at the 2017 British Equine Veterinary Association Congress.... Read More

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Are Horses Self-Aware?

September 13, 2017

Italian researchers used the mirror self-recognition test on horses. Here's a look at the results.... Read More

Helen Yakin-Palmer's horse Cera made it through Irma none the worse for wear.

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Horse Owners Take Stock After Hurricane Irma

September 13, 2017

Four days after Hurricane Irma swept through Florida horse owners are finally able to assess the damages left behind.... Read More

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Time-Saving Tips: Equine Veterinary and Farrier Visits

September 13, 2017

Veterinarians and farriers often have busy schedules. Here are some tips to help expedite their visits when they arrive.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Venomous Snake Concerns

September 12, 2017

Of the 351 respondents, 174 (50%) said they live in an area where ratlesnakes and other venomous snakes are a concern.... Read More

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KDA Animal Health to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss EIA

September 12, 2017

The meeting will allow local horse owners to learn more about EIA and the recent cases identified in southwest Kansas.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

September 11, 2017

The BLM said the gather will allow fertility control vaccine administration to mares returning to the complex and more.... Read More

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American Horse Council Makes Governance Structure Changes

September 10, 2017

In January 2018, the AHC Board will add two "at large" seats in addition to their "strategic" level seats.... Read More

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Shopping for Horse Farm Property

September 10, 2017

Consider these pointers for selecting horse-friendly land, facilities, and communities. ... Read More

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2018 WEVA Congress Approaching

September 09, 2017

The 2018 World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) Congress will take place April 21-23 in Beijing, China. ... Read More

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Scientists Study How Hard Horses Kick

September 09, 2017

Knowing those forces could pave the way for safer stables and interactions with (and between) horses, researchers say.... Read More

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Social Media Scenes: Hurricanes and Horses

September 08, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are bringing equestrians together to ensure horse safety as Mother Nature takes a toll.... Read More

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Toning Down Playtime

September 08, 2017

How can I make my horse a less attractive target for his pasturemate, who likes to tug at halters and fly masks?... Read More

Hurricane Irma’s wrath was on display Wednesday and overnight as it ravaged islands including Barbuda, St. Marten, and Puerto Rico, among others.

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Florida Horse Owners Brace for Hurricane Irma

September 07, 2017

Some have evacuated and others are ready to shelter horses in place ahead of Irma's heavy rains and tropical winds.... Read More

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Alabama Barn Fire Kills Tennessee Walking Horses

September 06, 2017

An early morning barn fire claimed the lives of more than 20 show horses in Alabama earlier this week.... Read More

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2017 Helmet Awareness Day Taking Place Sept. 16-17

September 05, 2017

Participating retailers around the world will be offering discounts on helmets on these dates.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Evacuation Plans

September 05, 2017

Of the 263 respondents, 137 (52%) said they have an evacuation plan for their horses in case of a natural disaster.... Read More

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New South Wales Officials Seek Input on Horse Identification

September 05, 2017

Officials are seeking opinions on the possible introduction of mandatory identification for horses in that state.... Read More

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LSU Equine Researchers Receive Grant Funding

September 04, 2017

Two researchers with laminitis-related projects received funding.... Read More

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Penn Vet Announces 2017-18 First Tuesday Lecture Series

September 03, 2017

Lecture topics will include anesthesia, eye emergencies, sports medicine, biosecurity, foaling problems, and more.... Read More

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Grade 2 Winner Come On Flip Euthanized

September 03, 2017

The 26-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, who resided at Old Friends, was euthanized Aug. 31 due to chronic laminitis.... Read More

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UHC's Operation Gelding Receives AAEP Foundation Grant

September 02, 2017

The AAEP Foundation's $10,000 grant marks its seventh year of support for Operation Gelding.... Read More

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Planning Hay Purchases

September 02, 2017

Learn how to plan forage purchases with this practical guide to hay cuttings, types, and quality.... Read More

Dr. Jennie Ivey (center), assistant professor of animal science, discusses utilizing body condition scoring to make nutritional management decisions during an equine management session held previously at UT’s East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center animal and environmental unit near Walland, Tennessee.

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UT Extension Schedules Equine Educational Events

September 01, 2017

The events, covering a variety of topics, will take place around Tennessee throughout September and October. ... Read More

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The Horse, Kinetic Vet Partner for Skin Care Month

September 01, 2017

Look for skin-care and -disease related articles and information throughout September on TheHorse.com.... Read More