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Eighth Racehorse Welfare and Safety Summit Scheduled

January 23, 2018

The summit will be held June 27, 2018, at the Keeneland sales pavilion, in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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Deadline to Apply for Free Vaccines Through UHVRC is Feb. 1

January 23, 2018

Qualifying facilities can receive EEE/WEE, EHV, WNV, influenza, tetanus, and rabies vaccines for horses.... Read More

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AHP Launches Fourth Equine Industry Survey

January 22, 2018

United States residents who are at least 18 and own or manage at least one horse can complete the survey by April 1. ... Read More

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Update on New Bolton Center EHM Quarantine

January 22, 2018

An additional febrile horse tested positive for EHV-1 and was moved into the on-site isolation facility.... Read More

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Iowa State Seeking Horses for Sarcoid, SCC Treatment Study

January 21, 2018

Researchers hope to standardize treatments and assess Immunocidin's efficacy and safety in treating sarcoids and SCC.... Read More

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Does Owner Laminitis Knowledge Affects Horse Care Decisions?

January 21, 2018

Researchers hope to find out as they conduct a study of U.K. horse owners' understanding of laminitis.... Read More

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Tracing Equine Microchips

January 20, 2018

While microchipping is safe and practical, chips can be hard to trace if database information isn't kept current.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Bible Springs Complex Wild Horse Gather

January 20, 2018

The BLM plans to gather and remove 350 wild horses from state, private, and agency-managed lands.... Read More

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Albemarle County, Virginia, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

January 19, 2018

The horse had been a patient at the New Bolton Center, where it was exposed to a horse subsequently diagnosed with EHM.... Read More

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BLM Holding Hearings on Vehicle Use in Horse Management

January 19, 2018

The hearings regarding motor vehicle and helicopter use in wild horse management will take place in Idaho and Montana.... Read More

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Merges With MAVANA

January 19, 2018

Mixed Animal Veterinary Associates of North America includes 22 equine, mixed animal, and companion animal practices.... Read More

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Reducing Horse Racing Fatalities: Where Do We Go from Here?

January 19, 2018

Fatal injuries in North American flat racing horses has decreased by 23%, but there's still work to be done.... Read More

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Horse Left on Louisiana Roadside After Trailer Crash

January 18, 2018

Authorities found a seriously injured, apparently malnourished filly next to an overturned trailer in St. Landry Parish.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Penn Vet's New Bolton Center Under EHV Quarantine

January 18, 2018

On Jan. 16 a horse recently admitted to the hospital for non-neurologic signs tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Found Butchered

January 17, 2018

Similar incidents have occurred in Florida, but authorities say this is the first of its kind reported in Pueblo County.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Winter Water Sources for Horses

January 16, 2018

Of the 838 respondents, nearly 500 use heated water buckets or a tank with a heating element to provide fresh water.... Read More

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Jockey Club TIP Increases 2018 Shows and Offerings

January 14, 2018

The TIP also announced its 12 participants in the its 2018 Youth Ambassador Program.... Read More

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2018 TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 14, 2018

Thoroughbred aftercare organizations interested in applying for accreditation must do so by 6:00 p.m. on Apr. 15.... Read More

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UHC Announces New 'Operation Chip' Program

January 13, 2018

The UHC has partnered with MicrochipID Equine to provide the microchips for Operation Gelding participants.... Read More

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Equine Welfare Advocates Sue Over Ft. Polk Horses

January 13, 2018

The group hopes to prevent the Army from gathering horses residing nearby until a lawsuit about the animals is resolved.... Read More

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Two European Slow Feeders for Horses Compared

January 13, 2018

On average it took horses about 30% longer to eat from both slow feeders compared to the ground, researchers found.... Read More

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Remains of More Than 20 Horses Found in Florida

January 12, 2018

The remains of more than 20 horses apparently slaughtered for meat were discovered near a roadside in Miami-Dade County.... Read More

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BLM Conducting Triple B Complex Wild Horse Gather

January 12, 2018

Some gathered mares will be treated with a fertility-control vaccine and released back to the range.... Read More

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10 Retired Racehorse Resources on TheHorse.com

January 11, 2018

Get tips and information on considerations for choosing and transitioning racehorses for second careers.... Read More

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Single EHV-1 Case Reported at Belmont Park

January 11, 2018

The horse tested positive after developing a fever and mild respiratory issues.... Read More