Recent News for Mare Care and Problems

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February KENA Meeting to Focus on EHV

January 24, 2017

Kenton Morgan, DVM, Dipl. ACT; Joe Lyman, DVM, MS; and Rusty Ford will each present on different aspects of EHV-1. ... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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Kentucky EHV: Additional Cases Confirmed at One Facility

January 16, 2017

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

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Fair Grounds EHV: Entire Facility Quarantined

January 16, 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

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Late-Term Troubles

January 13, 2017

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

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Dealing With Equine Dystocias

January 13, 2017

A difficult birth can be life-threatening for both mare and foal if not handled promptly and properly.... Read More

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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

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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

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter

January 09, 2017

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

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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

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Fair Grounds EHV: New Positive Test Result Returned

January 05, 2017

Meanwhile, movement restrictions on horses that have recently been at the track are being implemented.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: Additional Horses Test Positive

January 03, 2017

Four horses have now tested positive for EHV at the New Orleans, Louisiana, racetrack.... Read More

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California EHV: Inyo County Quarantine Released

January 03, 2017

The facility was released from quarantine following repeated negative EHV-1 testing on resident equids.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

January 03, 2017

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More

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When, Where, and How Much Frozen-Thawed Semen is Best?

December 31, 2016

Mares had higher pregnancy rates per cycle as sperm numbers and number of inseminations per cycle increased.... Read More

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Breeding the Older Mare

December 30, 2016

As a mare's fertility wanes, there are still steps--some simple, some cutting-edge--breeders can take to obtain a foal.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed at Fair Grounds Race Course

December 27, 2016

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred gelding stabled at the Louisiana track was euthanized after developing neurologic signs.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Videos of 2016

December 27, 2016

View videos on vision, fear, the hoof, assessing the foal after birth, EIPH, trimming old horses' hooves, and more.... Read More

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Foaling Tendencies and Dystocia Rates in New Zealand

December 25, 2016

Foal size (and, indirectly, sex) appear to contribute to dystocia, especially among mares in New Zealand.... Read More

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Which Biomarkers Best Predict Late-Term Pregnancy Loss?

December 24, 2016

Scientists tested whether estradiol-17B, progesterone, alpha fetoprotein, and/or serum amyloid A could predict abortion.... Read More

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California EHV: No New Cases Confirmed

December 20, 2016

Some quarantines remain in place at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, in Los Angeles County, and in Inyo County.... Read More

A mare's teats will become waxy around one to four days before foaling, and sometimes sooner.

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Preparing Mares for Foaling

December 16, 2016

Rapid changes occur in the last months of gestation, making it important that owners monitor mares closely.... Read More

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California EHV: Some Los Angeles County Quarantines Released

December 14, 2016

Meanwhile, no new cases have been confirmed in the unrelated Inyo County incident.... Read More