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Survey: Limbs, Not Feet, Main Cause of Lameness

A British survey revealed that lameness is three times more likely to be caused by limb conditions than hoof problems. Read More

BLM is Still Seeking Information on Wild Horse Shooting

A 14-year old palomino stallion was shot and killed with a small caliber gun in July. Read More

BLM to Conduct Emergency Gather of Idaho Wild Horses

The emergency gather aims to maintain herd health and protect rangelands that have been impacted by the Soda Fire. Read More

Equine Surface Experts Reach Footing Consensus

The experts agree that research results could evolve into standards that can help protect horses and riders. Read More

Zayat Stables to Donate Some of American Pharoah's Earnings

Zayat Stables will donate a percentage of the Triple Crown winner's earnings to New Vocations. Read More

MacNamara Joins Bolton Center Equine Field Service Team

Dr. Brian MacNamara has special interests in lameness and the causes of poor performance in the equine athlete. Read More

Study to Evaluate Cobalt as Equine Performance Enhancer

The USTA-funded study will evaluate whether cobalt can improve performance and if it is detrimental to horses' health. Read More

California Supports Third-Party Furosemide Administration

Further review of the matter should help deal with potential problems, not sidetrack the initiative, officials say. Read More

Virginia Confirms Second Equine EEE Case of 2015

The 3-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse from Chesapeake was recently purchased and her vaccination history is unknown. Read More

Greene Recognized as JCEP Professional of the Year

Elizabeth (Betsy) Greene, PhD, is a professor and Extension equine specialist at the University of Vermont. Read More

Prepare for Atypical Myopathy Before Autumn Arrives

Now is the time to identify sycamore trees around horse pastures and reduce horses' risk of consuming the toxic seeds. Read More

West Nile Virus Confirmed in New Mexico Horse

The affected horse from Valencia County is reportedly recovering. Read More

Saratoga Springs Pledges to Help Racehorse Retirement

Saratoga Springs will become the first city to address responsible racehorse stewardship in an official pledge. Read More

New Vocations to Host Two Bluegrass Events

A Thoroughbred-only charity horse show will take place Sept. 12 and an open hunter pace is scheduled for Sept. 20. Read More

Colorado VS: 91 Premises in 11 Counties Quarantined

Officials said this outbreak is not contained to one specific area of the state and urged horse owners to take caution. Read More

Wet Weather Leads to Thriving Mosquito Populations

Rain can result in an abundance of mosquitoes, which can transmit serious diseases to your horse. Read More

N.J. Launches Animal Emergency Response Website

The website is designed to provide residents with information needed to protect pets and livestock in emergencies. Read More

West Nile Confirmed in Kittitas County, Washington, Horse

The 14-year-old Quarter Horse gelding had not traveled outside the county recently, officials said. Read More

AAEP Foundation Funds Programs Benefiting Equine Welfare

The foundation approved 2015 funding of $300,320 for 25 equine organizations and special projects. Read More

Hearing to Address Motorized Equipment, Colorado Wild Horses

Motorized equipment is used for objectives such as trapping operations, transporting to holding, and monitoring. Read More

BLM to Gather Wild Burros from Bullfrog HMA

The BLM is scheduled to gather and remove about 40 wild burros from range near Beatty, Nevada, on Sept. 1. Read More

BLM Decides on Wild Horse Growth Suppression Program

The BLM will treat mares in the Water Canyon, Nevada, area with a fertility control vaccine to reduce population growth. Read More

Study Reveals Equine Influenza Case Numbers on the Rise

For the third year in a row, the number of influenza cases in the United States is increasing, a recent study revealed. Read More

Idaho's Soda Fire Claims 27 Wild Horses

The horses residing in the Hardtrigger herd management area were unable to escape the fast-moving wildfire. Read More

Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate Against EEE, WNV

A Dallas County, Alabama, horse tested positive for EEE, prompting warnings for area horse owners. Read More