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Mesenchymal stem cells captured in microcapsules. Each microcapsule is roughly 40 micrometers across.

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Encapsulated Stem Cells Could Accelerate Wound Healing

May 04, 2015

Equine stem cells confined inside tiny capsules secrete substances that help heal simulated wounds in cell cultures.... Read More

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NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Finger Lakes

May 04, 2015

The New York track received "best practice" grading in the area of aftercare and transition of retired racehorses.... Read More

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Michigan EHV-1: Some Quarantines Released

May 04, 2015

Four Michigan facilities remain quarantined due to equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

Sick neonatal foals endure great physiological stress and are highly susceptible to infection.

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Researchers Confirm IgG Values for Predicting Foal Survival

May 04, 2015

Foals with IgG levels lower than 800 mg/dL are more likely to die than those with levels greater than 800 mg/dL.... Read More

FEI President Ingmar De Vos (left) and Dr. Hanfried Haring, president of the European Equestrian Federation, following the signing of the memorandum of understanding.

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European Equestrian Federation signs MOU with FEI

May 03, 2015

The European Equestrian Federation is focused on maximizing the potential and development of equestrian sport.... Read More

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Groups Urge Congress to Help Maintain Trails

May 03, 2015

Organizations encouraged Congress to pass the bipartisan National Forest Trails System Stewardship Act.... Read More

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Hearing Loss in Foals

May 03, 2015

Many conditions common to foals can contribute to or cause auditory dysfunction. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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American Pharoah Takes 2015 Kentucky Derby

May 02, 2015

American Pharoah caught Dortmund and Firing Line at the head of the stretch and drew clear for a one-length victory. ... Read More

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Tips for Managing Horses on Spring Pastures

May 02, 2015

Here are some tips to remember to help your horse stay happy and healthy when consuming this spring's lush pasture.... Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Feeding the OTTB

May 02, 2015

Careful dietary consideration is needed when transitioning a Thoroughbred from racing to a pleasure or sport career.... Read More

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Veterinarians: Manage Feet for Function

May 02, 2015

Hoof-related issues are a hot topic in veterinary medicine. Here what practitioners discussed at a recent meeting.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in West Tennessee

May 01, 2015

There are currently four confirmed cases of equine infectious anemia in the western part of the state.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in New Mexico Horses

May 01, 2015

Officials are managing two vesicular stomatitis cases: one in a Grant County horse and one in an Otero County horse.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV Detected in Marion County, Oregon, Horse

May 01, 2015

The affected horse began showing acute neurologic signs on April 28 and the positive EHV-1 diagnosis was made April 29. ... Read More

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Hullinger Named Director of UC Davis Large Animal Clinic

May 01, 2015

Dr. Pam Hullinger's appointment took effect April 27.... Read More

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Cooled-Shipped Sperm Quality's Effect on Fertility

May 01, 2015

One vet said sperm quality thresholds his team identified can help veterinarians in making better breeding decisions.... Read More

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10 Equine Rehabilitation and Reconditioning Resources

April 30, 2015

Rehabilitating and reconditioning injured or out-of-shape horses can be daunting, but don't worry … we're here to help. ... Read More

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Why are Two Siblings Out of the Same Mare so Different?

April 30, 2015

An equine behavior expert addresses contradictory characteristics between foals out of one mare born different years.... Read More

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2015 National Issues Forum Scheduled

April 30, 2015

The theme for this year's AHC National Issues Forum is "Protecting and Promoting the Horse."... Read More

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Novel Use for the 'Tie Forward' Procedure in Horses

April 30, 2015

Often used to treat dorsal displacement of the soft palate, the technique also appears useful for treating dysphagia.... Read More

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Vaccination Checklist

April 30, 2015

Use this handy checklist and work with your veterinarian to determine which vaccinations are right for your horse. ... Read More

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Federal Legislators Reintroduce PAST Act

April 30, 2015

Lawmakers reintroduced legislation that would stiffen penalties for those that sore Tennessee Walking Horses.... Read More

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12 Tips for Selling a Horse

April 29, 2015

Experts share their suggestions for marketing horses and ensuring a smooth and legal transaction.... Read More

Scratches commonly affects the rear aspect of nonpigmented pasterns.

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Dewormer's Effect on Scratches

April 29, 2015

Find out what kinds of skin parasites can cause scratches and how these pests respond to ivermectin treatment. ... Read More

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AQHA Announces Rule Changes

April 29, 2015

The board approved stronger penalties for animal welfare rule violators, barred lip chain use in show horses, and more.... Read More