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Poll Recap: Supplement Expenses

September 23, 2014

Of the 1,045 respondents, 227 (22%) said they spend $21-$40 per month on supplements per horse. ... Read More

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Ruidoso Downs Unveils Integrity and Safety Program

September 23, 2014

The track's chairman says the program is part of the effort to ensure the safety of the sport and its participants.... Read More

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FBI to Report Animal Cruelty Statistics

September 23, 2014

The FBI's Uniform Crimes Report will add animal cruelty statistics to its National Incident Based Reporting System.... Read More

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UK to Host Free Racetrack Injury Prevention Symposium

September 23, 2014

The symposium will offer an in-depth look at current efforts to reduce injuries in racehorses. ... Read More

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Study Compares Abdominal Bandage Types

September 23, 2014

Researchers looked at the support that bandages used after colic surgeries provide and how long that support lasts. ... Read More

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Stop the Bleeding

September 23, 2014

As prevalent as EIPH is, we still don't fully understand this potentially performance-limiting condition.... Read More

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Geor to head Massey University College of Sciences

September 22, 2014

Raymond Geor, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, will take his new post at Massey University in March 2015.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Reported In Three Utah Horses

September 22, 2014

Tests have confirmed West Nile virus (WNV) in horses residing in Box Elder, Uintah, and Iron counties.... Read More

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Situational Queen Bee

September 22, 2014

Find out why a mare might be guarding her caretakers during feeding.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Three Michigan Horses

September 22, 2014

Officials confirmed Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in an Oakland County horse and in two Lenawee County horses.... Read More

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Study: Low-Dose Omeprazole and Gastric Ulcers

September 22, 2014

A low dose of a certain omeprazole preparation was as effective in treating some ulcers as the standard dose.... Read More

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University of Maryland Extension to Host Nutrition Clinic

September 21, 2014

The University of Maryland Equine Extension will host an introduction to equine nutrition clinic on Nov. 1.... Read More

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Consensus on Equitation Science Research

September 21, 2014

Equitation science's aim is to provide evidence that can improve horse training, performance, and welfare.... Read More

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.

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Field Study for Equine Melanoma Vaccine Announced

September 21, 2014

Researchers will evaluate a new vaccine designed to treat equine melanoma.... Read More

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Horse Thief Charged in Texas

September 20, 2014

An Oklahoma man wanted in connection with the theft of four Texas horses has turned himself in to authorities.... Read More

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Survey Gives Snapshot of British Veterinary Professions

September 20, 2014

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons has published its surveys of the veterinary and veterinary nursing professions.... Read More

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Fall Feeding Tips for Horses

September 20, 2014

As temperatures drop, consider making changes in horses' feeding programs in preparation for winter.... Read More

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Drug Testing in Equine Prepurchase Evaluations

September 19, 2014

Drug screening can offer additional information pertaining to the horse's ability to fit the buyer's needs. ... Read More

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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

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Study Examines EIPH and Racing Performance

September 19, 2014

Researchers recently found no link between most horses who suffer from EIPH and long-term racing performance.... Read More

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RMTC Close to Setting Cobalt Test Threshold

September 19, 2014

The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) is expected to agree on a testing threshold at its October meeting.... Read More

Karen Davison, PhD, of Purina wraps up her talks during the Purina Professional Horse VIP Meeting with a humorous jumper meme.

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Horse Nutrition Tweets from the Purina Horse VIP Event

September 19, 2014

Read our editor's take-home equine nutrition tweets from the Purina Professional Horse VIP Meeting Sept. 15-17.... Read More

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Optimizing Dressage Horses' Bodies for Peak Performance

September 19, 2014

From feeding and training to shoeing and warm-up protocols, learn how to keep your dressage horse fit to perform.... Read More

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Weaning Ways

September 18, 2014

Here's how to help your weanling transition to adulthood as smoothly as possible.... Read More

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What Should I Do if My Horse Panics at the Electric Fence?

September 18, 2014

A veterinarian and horse behavior expert addresses a senior horse's bad experience with an electric fence.... Read More