Recent News for Diseases and Conditions

Article

Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse

January 23, 2017

Learn how to craft a diet for the horse with painful lesions in his stomach.... Read More

Article

EHV Confirmed in Horse Previously Stabled at Turfway Park

January 23, 2017

A Thoroughbred filly is isolated at a private farm while one barn at the Kentucky track is currently quarantined.... Read More

Article

Do Probiotics Help Prevent Foal Diarrhea?

January 22, 2017

The probiotic researchers tested had "disappointing" results, but not all studies have yielded negative results.... Read More

Article

USDA APHIS Adds Korea to List of CEM-Affected Regions

January 20, 2017

Horses from Korea will be subject to import restrictions to reduce risk of CEM being brought to the United States.... Read More

Article

Horses' Physiologic Responses to Exercise

January 19, 2017

Physiologic and anatomic systems coordinate to allow a horse to reach his maximum athletic potential.... Read More

Article

EEE Confirmed in Jefferson County, Florida, Horse

January 19, 2017

The 6-year-old Quarter Horse mare, a recent rescue with an unknown vaccination history, was euthanized.... Read More

Article

Fair Grounds EHV: Some Horses Could be Released Soon

January 19, 2017

The quarantine will phase out starting with the 42 barns where horses never showed clinical signs of disease.... Read More

Article

Kentucky EHV: Additional Cases Confirmed at One Facility

January 17, 2017

While two premises in Oldham County remain under quarantine, the outbreaks are unrelated, animal health officials say.... Read More

Article

Fair Grounds EHV: Entire Facility Quarantined

January 17, 2017

The EDCC says at least 38 horses tested positive for non-neurologic EHV-1 and two tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

Article

Is an Equine IBH Vaccine on the Horizon?

January 16, 2017

A recently developed vaccine induced high antibody levels and immune responses (signs of immunity) in naive horses.... Read More

Commentary

How Much Grain Should I Feed My Colic-Prone Horse?

January 15, 2017

An owner with a colicky horse is worried that grain could be the culprit and wants to know how much to feed.... Read More

Article

Late-Term Troubles

January 13, 2017

Learn about five complications veterinarians might encounter toward the end of a mare's gestation.... Read More

Article

EIA Confirmed in Illinois

January 13, 2017

A facility in northeast Illinois is quarantined after two horses that were stabled there returned positive EIA tests.... Read More

Article

Poor Performance: Is Your Horse Affected?

January 13, 2017

Pinpointing the root cause of poor performance can be anything but simple. Could a respiratory problem be to blame?... Read More

Article

Additional EHV Cases Confirmed in Northern Kentucky

January 12, 2017

Two Oldham County premises are now under quarantine, but the outbreaks appear to be unrelated to each other.... Read More

Article

Equine Coronavirus: An Enteric Virus of Adult Horses

January 12, 2017

Coronavirus is associated with disease outbreaks in adult horses in Japan and the United States. Learn more.... Read More

Article

EMS and the Slippery Slope to Laminitis

January 12, 2017

A British veterinarian describes what scientists think happens in the body with endocrinopathic laminitis cases and why.... Read More

Article

USDA Releases First Report From Equine 2015 Study

January 11, 2017

The study was designed to give industry members and animal health officials insights on the U.S. equine population.... Read More

Article

New EHV Cases Confirmed in Los Angeles County, California

January 11, 2017

A 12-year-old Quarter Horse mare displaying severe neurologic signs tested positive for non-neuropathogenic (EHV-1).... Read More

Article

International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter

January 09, 2017

Diseases reported include African horse sickness, influenza, EHV, EIA, rabies, and more.... Read More

Article

EHV Confirmed in Northern Kentucky Horses

January 09, 2017

Four horses from the Oldham County facility have tested positive for neurologic EHV-1 so far.... Read More

Article

Plants That Kill

January 08, 2017

Minimize your horse's risk of ingesting a deadly plant by identifying and eliminating harmful species.... Read More

Article

Diseases That Affect Nutrient Delivery in Horses

January 08, 2017

Watch for these conditions that impact nutrient absorption and lead to weight loss.... Read More

Article

Cancer in Horses

January 07, 2017

New methods to facilitate cancer diagnosis in horses as early, simply, and accurately as possible are needed.... Read More

Article

Latest Equine Hendra Case 'Unusual,' Veterinarians Say

January 06, 2017

The case confirmed in New South Wales last week revealed unusual signs and aspects of the disease, EVA says.... Read More