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DNA Analysis Reveals New Genus of Extinct Horses

November 30, 2017

Researchers discovered a previously unrecognized genus of horses that roamed North America during the last ice age.... Read More

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Putting the Tractor Before the Horse

November 29, 2017

Must-know info when buying a tractor for your horse property.... Read More

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Digital Foal Certificates to be Introduced in 2018

November 29, 2017

The Jockey Club will be using digital foal certificates to replace hard copies beginning with the 2018 foal crop.... Read More

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Horse Owners Face Animal Cruelty Charges After Traffic Crash

November 29, 2017

The owners were ordered to repair fencing the day before the crash that left a motorist injured and a horse dead.... Read More

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Boise Wild Horse Corral Reopens After Strangles Outbreak

November 29, 2017

About 75% of the horses at the facility contracted strangles, and all have fully recovered. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Holiday Horse Care

November 28, 2017

Of the 783 respondents, 316 (40%) said they stay home during the holidays to care for their horses.... Read More

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Saddle Fit Conference to Take Place in December 2018

November 28, 2017

The program will focus on the latest research, from equine pain recognition to rider posture and equine biomechanics.... Read More

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Horses Saved From Vermont Barn Blaze

November 28, 2017

The property owner, neighbors, and fire crews removed all 40 horses from inside the burning structure safely.... Read More

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BLM Beginning Second Year of Conger Horse Gather, Study

November 28, 2017

The gather is part of a two-year study in which researchers are evaluating wild horse behavior and ecology.... Read More

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Corolla Wild Horse Fund Executive Officer Resigns

November 28, 2017

The fund manages a herd of approximately 120 horses that roam the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks of North Carolina.... Read More

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Butler County, Pennsylvania, Horse Tests Positive for EHV

November 27, 2017

A dressage barn and a small private facility are under quarantine as the affected horse recovers.... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Havelock, Quebec, Horse

November 27, 2017

The affected horse was tested prior to being moved to a new premises, officials said. The animal is now quarantined.... Read More

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Senate Calls for 'Politically Viable' Wild Horse Solutions

November 27, 2017

The Senate's proposed 2018 budget bill calls for the DOI to explore "politically viable" wild horse management options.... Read More

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Louisiana Man Charged in Horse Thefts

November 27, 2017

Authorities credited the stolen horses' identifying tattoos with their ability to trace the animals.... Read More

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Researchers: Sensors Can Help Improve Rider Aids

November 27, 2017

Understanding the biomechanics of cues from a rider's legs, seat, and hands could improve horse welfare, scientists say.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Establishes Equine Research Endowment

November 26, 2017

The endowment is funded in part by a donation from the late Dr. Michelle LeBlanc's estate.... Read More

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10 Ways to Celebrate National Day of the Horse

November 26, 2017

How do you plan to celebrate?... Read More

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Virginia Owners, AAEP Foundation Create Scholarship

November 25, 2017

Renee and John Grisham and the AAEP Foundation awarded $5,000 scholarships to five equine veterinary students. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Jamie Norris

November 25, 2017

Norris is studying apicomplexan parasites, specifically Sarcocystis neurona, EPM's primary causative agent.... Read More

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Dr. Harry Werner Named AAEP Distinguished Life Member

November 24, 2017

The award honors an AAEP member who has made outstanding contributions to the association throughout their career.... Read More

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Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines Awarded AAEP 2017 Lavin Cup

November 24, 2017

The Lavin Cup honors a nonveterinary organization or individual that works to improve equine welfare. ... Read More

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Peter Timoney Named AAEP Distinguished Educator

November 24, 2017

Dr. Peter Timoney received the honor for his contributions to the body of knowledge on equine infectious diseases. ... Read More

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Concussion or Injury? There's an App for That

November 24, 2017

The Saddle Up Safely app includes a return-to-riding protocol, an injury and concussion assessment tool, and more.... Read More

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New Website Features UK's Historic Parasitology Horse Herds

November 24, 2017

The website features the history of two parasitology research herds that scientists have managed at UK since the 1970s.... Read More

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Grice, Brown Receive 2017 AAEP President's Award

November 23, 2017

Reynolds Cowles, DVM, 2017 AAEP president, selected Amy Grice, VMD, MBA, and Stuart Brown, DVM, to receive the award.... Read More