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New Jersey Woman Accused of Horseman's Association Theft

April 18, 2015

Catherine L. Brady allegedly took more than $68,000 from the Horseman's Association of Delaware Valley.... Read More

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Bogers Receives $15,000 Elaine Klein Development Award

April 18, 2015

Dr. Sophie H. Bogers' research focuses on using stem cells to treat osteoarthritis in horses.... Read More

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Researchers Develop Artificial Equine Skin

April 18, 2015

This artificial skin for horses could help in managing wounds, burns, and other equine ailments, researchers said.... Read More

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AAEP Announces Continuing Education Opportunities for Vets

April 17, 2015

Topics will include lower limb lameness, ophthalmology, ambulatory practice, and poor performance.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Proposed 2015 Pryor Mountain Horse Gather

April 17, 2015

The proposed gather would result in the removal of about 30 young horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Washington State Barn Fire Kills Two Horses

April 17, 2015

A Miniature Horse died in the blaze while another horse was euthanized the next day due to burns sustained in the fire.... Read More

Larvae of <em>Strongylus vulgaris</em>, the bloodworm, migrate in the mesenteric arteries for about four months before returning to the intestine. Here, they cause inflammation and blood clots that can lead to severe colic. This parasite has not been reported resistant to dewormers and has become rare in managed horse populations.

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New Test Helps Vets Evaluate Bloodworms' Link to Colic

April 17, 2015

Researcher determined that bloodworms are strongly assoiciated with nonstrangulating intestinal infarctions.... Read More

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NASC Opens to Members, Continues Quality Seal Program

April 17, 2015

Membership is designed to provide animal supplement providers access to regulatory guidance, the council said.... Read More

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How Do I Get My Horse to Load in a Trailer?

April 16, 2015

An equine behavior expert offers training tips for making trailer loading drama free.... Read More

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Pregnancy Failure in Horses: Why Things Go Wrong

April 16, 2015

Pregnancy failure in mares is a very real risk; here's how to prevent or handle it.... Read More

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Haws' Animal Cruelty Charges Upheld

April 16, 2015

The charges stem from a 2014 probe that revealed nearly a dozen dead horses dead on Shamus Haws' Magna, Utah, property.... Read More

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Veterinarians Plead Guilty to Horse Doping Charges

April 16, 2015

Four veterinarians pleaded guilty to administering drugs to Thoroughbred racehorses within 24 hours of races.... Read More

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Stop Sale Placed on Pigeon Fever Vaccine

April 16, 2015

The voluntary stop sale is due to reports of unexpected post-vaccination gastrointestinal issues in some horses.... Read More

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Fertility Control Study in National Park Service Mares

April 16, 2015

The National Park Service is studying the use of fertility control vaccines to control feral horse populations.... Read More

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Montgomery County, Maryland, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

April 15, 2015

A horse tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) and is being treated by a private veterinarian.... Read More

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Evidence-Based Farriery: The Proof is in the Hoof

April 15, 2015

Don't rely on hearsay when it comes to caring for your horses' hooves.... Read More

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Canada Lifts VS-Related Equine Import Restrictions

April 15, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has lifted all vesicular stomatitis (VS) import restrictions for U.S. horses.... Read More

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BLM Selects Three for Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board

April 15, 2015

June Sewing, Jennifer Sall, and Julie M. Weikel, DVM, will each serve a three-year term on the advisory board.... Read More

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New California Water Restrictions' Impact on Horses

April 15, 2015

Many owners have implemented water conservation practices at their facilities. Here's how they're faring. ... Read More

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New Standards for Evaluating Blood Clotting in Horses

April 15, 2015

Researchers found that horses' blood differs from humans and dogs when thromboelastometry is used to assess clotting.... Read More

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RMTC Approves GABA Threshold

April 15, 2015

The group approved a uniform testing threshold of 110 parts per billion in blood for the amino acid GABA.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Horseshoes, Track Type, Thoroughbred Safety

April 15, 2015

Researchers examined the loading rates on a hoof of a galloping horse wearing different aluminum racing shoes.... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.

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The Aftermath of Vesicular Stomatitis

April 14, 2015

The large-scale VS outbreak in 2014 caused extended quarantines and transportation headaches for horse owners.... Read More

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Poll Recap: The Organized Horse Owner

April 14, 2015

Of the 664 respondents, 387 (58%) said they keep hard copies of their horses' records in a folder.... Read More

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Vaccinate Horses Against West Nile Virus Now

April 14, 2015

Horses require two doses of the West Nile vaccine initially, and then boosters at least annually.... Read More