Approximately 80% of gray horses will develop melanomas by the time they’re 15 years old. These skin growths are malignant tumors usually located near the anus, vulva, sheath, penis, ears, salivary glands, and underside of the tail.


Field Study for Equine Melanoma Vaccine Announced

September 21, 2014

Researchers are testing a vaccine to treat melanomas, which are among the most common skin tumors in horses.... Read More


Virginia Reports First Equine EEE Case of 2014

September 19, 2014

The affected horse had been vaccinated for EEE more than a year ago, but was not revaccinated this year.... Read More


New York Horses Positive for EEE; Owners Urged to Vaccinate

September 16, 2014

Six horses residing in Madison, Wayne, Oneida, and Oswego counties have tested positive for EEE so far in 2014.... Read More


WNV Confirmed in Jefferson County, Oregon, Horse

September 15, 2014

Bend Equine Medical Center reported that it has confirmed West Nile virus (WNV) in a horse residing in Culver.... Read More


Vaccine Offers Current Defense Against Equine Influenza

September 12, 2014

Zoetis partners with Gluck Center to confirm relevant disease protection against new strains.... Read More


Is Your Horse at Risk for Infectious Disease?

September 04, 2014

Horses are at risk for contracting a number of diseases that can have mild to devastating consequences.... Read More


Keep a Close Eye

September 03, 2014

Do you monitor your older horses regularly for health problems? What specific issues are you looking for? ... Read More


Michigan Horse Test Positive for West Nile Virus

September 01, 2014

The 8-year-old unvaccinated horse from Grand Traverse County was euthanized after failing to respond to treatment.... Read More


Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More


West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall

August 20, 2014

It's not too late to help protect your horses from contracting West Nile virus. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Wisconsin Reports first Equine WNV Case of 2014

August 19, 2014

The unvaccinated St. Croix County Quarter Horse mare is recovering after being treated by a veterinarian.... Read More


Vaccine Reactions

August 19, 2014

While most vaccines are administered without problems, side effects can occur. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Second Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

August 18, 2014

Officials announced last week that the first Lowndes County horse had tested positive for the disease. ... Read More


New Mexico Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

August 15, 2014

The unvaccinated horse was euthanized last week after contracting West Nile virus (WNV).... Read More


Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

August 13, 2014

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service says Georgia reported 25 equine EEE cases in 2013.... Read More


Potomac Horse Fever: True or False?

August 08, 2014

How much do you know about Potomac horse fever? Test your knowledge! ... Read More


North Carolina Reports First Equine EEE Cases of 2014

August 07, 2014

Two unvaccinated horses--one from Carteret County and one from Bladen County--died after contracting EEE.... Read More


Veterinarians Review Equine Herpesvirus

August 05, 2014

Penn Vet experts share insight on recognizing and treating EHV-1 and how officials manage outbreaks.... Read More


Escambia County, Florida, Horse Euthanized due to EEE

August 04, 2014

The unvaccinated horse was recently euthanized after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).... Read More


Utah Horse Owners Advised to Take Precautions against WNV

July 30, 2014

Officials strongly advises owners to vaccinate horses against West Nile virus (WNV) if they haven't already.... Read More


Two Navajo Nation Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 28, 2014

The Navajo Nation Veterinary and Livestock Program said two neurologic horses tested positive on July 25.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.


AVA: Vaccinate Australian Horses against Hendra Now

July 26, 2014

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) urges owners to have horses vaccinated against the deadly virus. ... Read More


Equine Life Stages: Adult Horses

July 14, 2014

Learn how to keep adult horses healthy during the prime of their lives. ... Read More


Athletes to Trail Warriors: Caring for the Adult Horse

July 03, 2014

Learn about caring for the health of adult show and recreational horses.... Read More


Take Steps to Protect Horses from WNV Now

June 22, 2014

Start thinking now about protecting yourself and your horse from West Nile virus (WNV) this summer.... Read More