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Selecting Horse Hay: Separating Fact From Fiction

September 24, 2017

Can you feed hay that's been rained on? Is second-cutting always best? Here we debunk common myths about choosing hay.... Read More

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Registration for Online Horse Behavior, Safety Course Open

September 23, 2017

Members of Saddle Up Safely's partner organizations can receive a 10% discount on the registration fee.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ashley Steuer, DVM

September 23, 2017

Steuer is conducting in vitro (in the laboratory) research on cultivating certain equine parasites. ... Read More

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Study: Oxytocin Does Not Cause Cardiac Changes in Mares

September 23, 2017

This is good news, researchers say, since oxytocin infusion is the best treatment for retained placenta in mares.... Read More

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Bluegrass Equine Digest at 100

September 22, 2017

For 100 issues, the newsletter has provided updates on equine research and information from the University of Kentucky.... Read More

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Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Fatal Barn Fire

September 22, 2017

A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to a barn fire that claimed the lives of 13 therapy horses earlier this year.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Welcomes Dr. Carrie Shaffer

September 22, 2017

Carrie Shaffer, PhD, is an assistant professor of microbiology and will conduct Rhodococcus research.... Read More

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Unsound and Overweight Horses

September 22, 2017

Find out how you can keep your metabolically efficient horse healthy when he's laid up with injury or chronic illness.... Read More

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Caring for Senior Horses: What to Remember

September 22, 2017

A vet tech shares tips on managing aging equids' unique needs to keep them healthy and happy through their golden years.... Read More

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UK Freshman Receives Legacy Equine Foundation Scholarship

September 21, 2017

Lexington, Kentucky, native Dion Compton is an equine science and management and business minor.... Read More

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Schoolmasters as School Horses

September 21, 2017

Do retired, well-schooled horses really make good beginners' horses? ... Read More

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It's All Academic Until it Happens to You

September 21, 2017

TheHorse.com reporter Pat Raia shares her experiences preparing for and weathering Hurricane Irma.... Read More

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How Horse Personality Impacts Learning

September 21, 2017

A link between equine personality and cognition style could impact how we train and manage individual horses.... Read More

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Book Proceeds to Help Fund EPM Research at Gluck Center

September 21, 2017

The Tale of Noel: The Holiday Horse Angel is author Kristen Halverson's second children's book.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

September 20, 2017

Affected horses can exhibit mild colic signs, jaundice, fever, depression, mild limb edema, and ataxia.... Read More

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Equine Hoof Care: The Flourishing Frog

September 20, 2017

The horse's frog is a highly adaptable structure that's crucial to hoof health. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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Sudden Conformation Change in an Aged Mare

September 20, 2017

A vet weighs in on what might cause a well-conformed senior mare to become over at the knee and fall during a ride.... Read More

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New Navicular Bursa Injection Technique Validated

September 20, 2017

The ultrasound-guided technique allowed vets to see the needle enter the navicular bursa without hoof-wall interference.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horseless Times of Life

September 19, 2017

Of the 439 respondents, 348 (79%) said they've been horseless at some point in their life.... Read More

FEI President Ingmar De Vos was elected as an IOC Member at the IOC Session in Lima (PER).

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FEI President Ingmar De Vos Elected as IOC Member

September 19, 2017

De Vos is the 13th FEI president and only the fourth to become an IOC member.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Award Winners Announced

September 19, 2017

Veterinarians focusing on equine veterinary science, health, and welfare received awards at the 2017 BEVA Congress.... Read More

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Gluck Center 30th Anniversary Celebration Schedule Released

September 19, 2017

The Gluck Equine Research Center is celebrating 30 years of legacy service to the equine community worldwide.... Read More

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Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

September 19, 2017

Studying diseases across species can benefit horses as well as people.... Read More

Damage caused by an ill-fitting saddle pad.

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Skin Issues That Affect Saddle Fit

September 18, 2017

Some sores, injuries, and infections can make saddling a painful process for your horse. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Pasture Management 101: Grass Species

September 18, 2017

In Part 1 of our series, learn which grasses commonly populate healthy horse pastures.... Read More