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Time to Ride Challenge Association Program Grows

April 23, 2017

Associations will reward challenge hosts with additional cash and prizes for connecting people to horses.... Read More

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PAAG Showing Promise as Arthritis Pain Reliever for Horses

April 23, 2017

Researchers believe polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAAG) could have a long-lasting cushioning effect on arthritic joints.... Read More

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The Future of Parasite Control?

April 22, 2017

Anthelmintic resistance occurs worldwide. With only three drug classes to choose from, are we running out of options?... Read More

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UHVRC Distributes More Than 3,200 Vaccines to Horses in Need

April 22, 2017

The UHVRC has delivered more than 25,000 doses of core vaccines to protect horses in need since its inception in 2009.... Read More

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Limb Sensors for Equine Diagnostics, Performance Evaluations

April 22, 2017

Researchers say inertial measurement units could aid in more accurate veterinary diagnoses and performance evaluations.... Read More

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Does a Senior Horse Have Special Vaccination Needs?

April 21, 2017

Dr. Kevin Hankins explains why senior horses are in a category of their own for vaccinations and care.... Read More

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Parasite Control Recommendations for Boarded Horses

April 21, 2017

Vets recommend a whole-facility-focused approach to parasite control, but what do you do when you don't manage the farm?... Read More

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Horses Left in Wyoming Forest Last Autumn Rescued

April 21, 2017

Park County authorities are investigating circumstances surrounding three horses left near Haymaker Ridge last October.... Read More

Jenny Caras and Forty are headed to their first Rolex this year. Preparing for the event has taken six years of training and conditioning.

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Getting Ready for Rolex: By the Numbers

April 21, 2017

How many trot sets and calories does a horse require to get Rolex-ready? Join "Forty" as he preps for the grueling test.... Read More

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Horse Castrated, Dies in Texas

April 20, 2017

Authorities are seeking whoever castrated a stallion before leaving him to die in a Fannin County pasture.... Read More

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ARCI Welfare, Integrity Conference Continues

April 20, 2017

Wednesday's discussion topics included maintaining integrity and crop use during races, among others.... Read More

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Troubleshooting Trailer Loading: One Step at a Time

April 20, 2017

Consider these four behavior-science-based approaches to help your horse load safely.... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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What's Behind Shipping Horses Overseas for Competition?

April 20, 2017

Take an inside look at the rules and regulations regarding importing horses to the United States solely for competition.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's "Don't Spook!" Contest!

April 20, 2017

Is your horse an expert spooker? Enter The Horse's contest for a chance to win! ... Read More

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Parasite Control: An Update

April 19, 2017

In the past, researchers developed new classes of antiparasitic compounds every 10 years or so. But what works today? ... Read More

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ARCI Panel Discusses How to Stop Cheating in Horse Racing

April 19, 2017

A panel believes keys include additional out-of-competition testing, investigators, and research. ... Read More

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Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarship Applications Due April 24

April 19, 2017

Second- and third-year vet students pursuing a career in equine medicine can apply for one of five $5,000 scholarships.... Read More

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Seasonal Manure Changes

April 19, 2017

A veterinarians answers a reader's question on why some horses have seasonal runny manure.... Read More

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Ohio Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

April 19, 2017

An Ohio man is facing charges after his horse was discovered missing a leg.... Read More

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How to Manage Persistent Post-Mating-Induced Endometritis

April 19, 2017

Persistent uterine lining inflammation in horses can lead to lower pregnancy rates and increased early embryonic losses.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Weight Management Challenges

April 18, 2017

Of the 576 respondents, 277 (48%) said their horses are easy keepers and gain weight easily.... Read More

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All About Alfalfa

April 18, 2017

Find out more about this leafy green legume and whether or not it's a good choice for your horse.... Read More

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Louisiana Teens Charged With Horse Theft

April 18, 2017

Five teenagers are facing charges after allegedly stealing two horses and assorted tack from a Louisiana stockyard.... Read More

Michael Jung and FischerRocana FST (here at the 2016 Pau four-star event, in France) will seek their their consecutive Rolex Kentucky title.

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Top Teams Entered for 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 18, 2017

Defending champion Michael Jung of Germany is seeking his third consecutive title aboard FischerRocana FST.... Read More

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Study: Most Horses Go Back to Work After Colic Surgery

April 18, 2017

A long-term study showed that 92.5% of horses discharged had returned to work four to eight years after surgery.... Read More