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Is It Okay to Give My Horse Expired Drugs?

July 21, 2014

A horse owner wonders if there's any danger using drugs that have past their expiration dates.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Boulder Co., Colorado

July 21, 2014

A Boulder County premises is under quarantine after equine vesicular stomatitis (VS) was confirmed there.... Read More

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Colorado Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

July 21, 2014

Officials confirmed the state's first reported equine WNV case for 2014 in an Adams County horse.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation, Zoetis Award Scholarships to New Vets

July 21, 2014

Nine veterinary graduates of 2014 committed to careers in equine health care received $4,000 scholarships.... Read More

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New Equine Hendra Case Confirmed near Gladstone, Queensland

July 21, 2014

A deceased horse tested positive for hendra virus infection late Friday (July 18).... Read More

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Iowa Horse Shooter Sought

July 21, 2014

Iowa authorities hope a $1,000 cash reward will help identify whoever shot a 14-month-old horse.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Novel Hepatitis Viruses in Horses Reviewed

July 21, 2014

Find out what researchers know and what they don't about the three recently described hepatitis viruses.... Read More

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What Your Senior Horse is Telling You about His Diet

July 20, 2014

How can your senior horse's appearance indicate he's in need of a diet change? Learn what to watch for.... Read More

Britain’s HRH Princess Anne presents Minnesota veterinarian Dr. Julia Wilson with an award recognizing her veterinary team’s volunteer work to improve the health of working horses in Honduras.

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Wilson Receives Award at Working Equid Colloquium

July 20, 2014

Dr. Julia Wilson received the award recognizing her team's work to improve working horses' health in Honduras.... Read More

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Are Exotic Pets a Disease Risk to European Horses?

July 20, 2014

Exotic pets could carry foreign vector-borne diseases that can be deadly to horses, French researchers say.... Read More

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Commentary: Mentoring the Horse Industry's Next Generation

July 19, 2014

One veterinarian shares his thoughts on how we can mentor the horsemen and veterinarians of the future.... Read More

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Advanced Pasture Management Seminar Takes Place Sept. 13

July 19, 2014

Attendees will learn to maximize their pastures' productivity while improving horse and environmental health.... Read More

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Are Mares with Constant Forage Access More Fertile?

July 19, 2014

Conception rates were 47% higher in mares with constant forage access compared to those without.... Read More

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New Vocations Receives Grant for Thoroughbred Aftercare

July 18, 2014

The ASPCA grant will aid in rehabilitating Thoroughbreds retiring from the racetrack.... Read More

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Bill Targeting Illegal Fly Grazing in England Introduced

July 18, 2014

Fly grazing is the practice of leaving a horse to graze on a piece of land without permission.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Colorado Horses

July 18, 2014

Four horses on two Weld County premises have tested positive for vesicular stomatitis.... Read More

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Tennessee Authorities Seek Horse Slasher

July 18, 2014

Authorities are hoping the public can help identify whoever cut a horse's leg while it grazed in its pasture.... Read More

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Britain Investigating Positive Morphine Tests in Racehorses

July 18, 2014

Five horses under the care of various trainers tested positive for morphine in their 'A' samples.... Read More

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Monitor Mares' Progesterone Levels before Inducing Labor

July 18, 2014

Monitoring progesterone levels is a practical way to accurately time labor induction, researchers say.... Read More

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AHC Presents 2014 Van Ness Award to Illinois' Paul Briney

July 17, 2014

The award honors a person who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state.... Read More

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Keynote Speakers for 2014 ISES Conference Announced

July 17, 2014

The conference will feature presentations on topics ranging from horse husbandry to high-level performance.... Read More

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Kind, Mays Promoted in TVMDL Drug Testing Laboratory

July 17, 2014

The TVMDL provides drug-testing services to the pari-mutuel horse and greyhound racing industries.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2014

July 17, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, equine herpesvirus, influenza, equine infectious anemia, and more.... Read More

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Planning to Save Horses

July 17, 2014

By planning for the worst, you lessen the chances of losing your horse in a disaster. Here's what to remember.... Read More

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Commentary: Using a 'Checklist' Mindset for Racehorses

July 16, 2014

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares how a checklist could benefit racehorse health.... Read More