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BEVA Trust Helps Veterinarian Train Students in West Africa

March 01, 2016

Dr. Alfonso Martin provided basic training to University of Senegal students and to veterinary teams in Mauritania.... Read More

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Phase II of NAHMS Equine 2015-16 Study to Begin

March 01, 2016

The second phase of the study was postponed because of last year's highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak.... Read More

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Request AAEP Foundation Grant Funding by April 1

February 29, 2016

The group funds organizations, universities, and others developing and implementing programs to improve horse welfare.... Read More

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California Horse Owners Seek Damages From Feed Maker

February 29, 2016

A group of owners allege that monensin-contaminated feed from Western Milling caused their horses to become ill or die.... Read More

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Illinois to Host Stallion Reproduction Symposium

February 28, 2016

The International Symposium on Stallion Reproduction will take place Aug. 27-29 at the University of Illinois.... Read More

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UK Lecture Series: Conversation With Misdee Wrigley Miller

February 28, 2016

Miller spoke at the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Program's Distinguished Industry Lecture Series on Feb 9. ... Read More

Susan Lephart, PhD, will serve as an executive-in-residence and research coordinator.

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UK Ag Equine Programs Welcomes Lephart

February 27, 2016

Susan Lephart, PhD, will serve as an executive-in-residence and research coordinator.... Read More

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RMTC Board Approves Recommend Drug Thresholds

February 26, 2016

The board also voted in support of an expanded and more comprehensive out-of-competition drug testing rule.... Read More

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Nevada Officials: Use Caution Driving in Virginia Range Area

February 26, 2016

Two wild horses died in separate collisions on Highway 50 near Dayton in the early morning hours of Feb. 25. ... Read More

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Panel Examines Possible Research Paths for EIPH Treatment

February 25, 2016

The AAEP released a list of research topics identified by a panel as central to the goal of understanding EIPH. ... Read More

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UK Student Entrepreneurs Take First Place at Georgia Bowl

February 25, 2016

The team's service provides a blood test that can potentially predict injuries in horses before serious problems occur.... Read More

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Animal Genetic Testing and Research Lab Gets New Name

February 25, 2016

The University of Kentucky Animal Genetic Testing and Research Laboratory has been renamed Genetic Testing at Gluck. ... Read More

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Cookies Linked to Horse Death

February 25, 2016

One California horse is dead and another recovering after consuming cookies laced with oleander.... Read More

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Toxin Associated With C. perfringens Identified

February 25, 2016

Researchers recently identified the NetF toxin in foals in Kentucky.... Read More

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Owners of Kentucky Derby Hopefuls Pledge Research Support

February 25, 2016

So far three owners have pledge a percentage of earnings from wins on the Kentucky Derby trail to equine research.... Read More

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Providing Hoof Care in Developing Countries

February 25, 2016

Providing owners of working equids with both hoof care and education can be challenging. One farrier shares his tips.... Read More

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UKVDL offers Rhodococcus equi Testing

February 24, 2016

The tests offered to help diagnose R. equi include foal necropsy, cytology, and more.... Read More

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Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

February 24, 2016

The eighth annual UK Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will take place on March 1 at Spindletop Hall, in Lexington.... Read More

Craig Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM

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UK's Craig Carter Assumes National Leadership Role

February 24, 2016

Carter will serve as president of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society for a five-year term. ... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Two Texas Horses

February 23, 2016

The El Paso County horses are now two of 74 linked to an equine herpesvirus outbreak at Sunland Park in New Mexico.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Therapeutic Saddle Pads

February 23, 2016

Of the 456 respondents, 269 (59%) said they use a therapeutic saddle pad or one that helps their saddle fit better.... Read More

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Varner Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

February 23, 2016

Dr. Dickson Varner will receive the David E. Bartlett Lifetime Achievement Award at the SFT/ACT conference in July.... Read More

Arizona authorities seized two malnourished horses from an owner allegedly unable to care for them.

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Two Malnourished Arizona Horses Seized, One Euthanized

February 22, 2016

The owner allegedly purchased the horses on Craigslist but was unable to care for them.... Read More

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North Carolina Barn Fire Claims Horses

February 22, 2016

Two horses and a dog and her puppies died when a tack room space heater meant to warm the litter started a blaze.... Read More

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Causes of Poor Equine Body Condition in Nicaragua

February 22, 2016

It's nearly impossible to separate simple malnutrition from the presence of other diseases, one veterinarian said. ... Read More