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Preventing Disease Spread This Show Season

July 19, 2016

Remember these three core biosecurity steps to help keep your horses as well as your fellow competitors' horses healthy.... Read More

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Additional Equine EEE Cases Confirmed in South Carolina

July 13, 2016

The state veterinarian's office reported three new cases on July 12, bringing the state's 2016 case count to eight.... Read More

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Equine West Nile Threat Increases During Mosquito Season

July 13, 2016

Vaccination and proper management techniques can help offer horses protection from disease.... Read More

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A New Horse With an Unknown History: Where to Start?

July 13, 2016

I purchased a horse, and she came with no health records. How do I get her back on a preventive care regimen?... Read More

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Miniature Horse Basics: Small Size, Big Responsibility

July 08, 2016

If you're considering a Miniature Horse as a pet or companion, remember that a small size doesn't mean less upkeep.... Read More

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Utah Horse Owners: Take Precautions Against WNV

July 08, 2016

Rising temperatures and mosquito populations prompted officials to encourage owners to vaccinate horses against WNV.... Read More

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My Horse's Vet Bill is How Much?

July 07, 2016

Understand the costs of veterinary care before you're faced with a sick or injured horse.... Read More

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EEE, WNV Confirmed in Florida Horses

June 28, 2016

A Polk County horse tested positive for EEE while a Osceola County contracted WNV. Neither had a vaccination history.... Read More

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More Than 200 Horses Displaced by California Wildfires

June 24, 2016

Most of the evacuated horses are residing at the Fairplex fairgrounds, while some are stabled at Santa Anita Park.... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

June 23, 2016

Eastern equine encephalitis was confirmed in horses in a South Carolina county that borders North Carolina.... Read More

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New Mexico Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate Against WNV

June 08, 2016

Owners are encouraged to vaccinate their horses prior to the onset of peak mosquito season.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Young Palm Beach County, Florida, Horse

June 07, 2016

The 14-month-old vaccinated Arabian began showing clinical signs began on May 31 and was euthanized the same day.... Read More

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Disease Trends Reinforce Importance of Good Biosecurity

June 07, 2016

Is your horse protected from infectious disease? Here are tips on how to keep him safe at home and on the road.... Read More

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Butte Co., California, Officials Warn Horses at Risk for WNV

June 05, 2016

Officials are encouraging vaccination, which has proven to be an effective disease prevention tool. ... Read More

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Maine Horse Owners: Vaccinate Horses Now

June 04, 2016

State officials say now's the time to vaccinate horses against rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, and West Nile virus.... Read More

Grooming helps improve horses' skin and coat condition and allows us to identify any unusual injuries, skin conditions, or behavioral changes. And grooming before riding is an important way to prevent irritation caused by dirt and debris trapped under tack. Additionally, research shows grooming can serve as a bonding experience for horse and human and produces marked relaxation in both.

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10 New Horse Owner Resources on TheHorse.com

May 26, 2016

From feeding to vaccines and colic to lameness, here are some basic resources to get the new horse owner started.... Read More

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Caring for Your New Horse

May 26, 2016

Are you getting your first horse or first horse in a long time? Our experts will help you navigate equine ownership.... Read More

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South Carolina Confirms First Equine EEE Case for 2016

May 24, 2016

The affected horse from Horry County has been euthanized.... Read More

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Massachusetts Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

May 23, 2016

Officials advise owners to ensure horses are protected from West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis.... Read More

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NDSU Extension to Hold Equine Workshops

May 22, 2016

Lecture topics include weed identification, pasture management; deworming, composting, vaccination programs, and more.... Read More

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AVA Welcomes New Annual Hendra Booster Vaccine

May 21, 2016

The Hendra virus vaccine has now been approved to be delivered annually following initial administration.... Read More

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Washington Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate for WNV

May 10, 2016

Thirty-six horses in 10 counties tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in 2015. ... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, Horse

April 19, 2016

The horse was hospitalized and later euthanized.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Unvaccinated Florida Horse

April 14, 2016

The affected 18-month-old Quarter Horse died on April 4.... Read More

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UHVRC Distributes 3,200 Vaccines to Horses in Need

April 12, 2016

The UHVRC has delivered more than 21,000 free vaccines to horses in need since its inception in December 2008.... Read More