Approximately 80% of gray horses will develop melanomas by the time they’re 15 years old. These skin growths are malignant tumors usually located near the anus, vulva, sheath, penis, ears, salivary glands, and underside of the tail.


Equine Melanoma Vaccines

January 19, 2018

A closer look at two melanoma "vaccines" under investigation and being considered for USDA approval. ... Read More


What Makes Some Stallion Semen Subpar?

January 18, 2018

Learn about 14 factors that can affect your stallion's fertility.... Read More


Hard to Stomach: Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

January 17, 2018

Learn to read the vast and varied signs of equine gastric ulcer syndrome.... Read More


Top Reproduction Studies of 2017

January 15, 2018

Dr. Regina Turner recaps research on endometritis, factors affecting pregnancy rates, treating placentitis, and more.... Read More


Topical Atropine Not Likely Linked to Colic Development

January 12, 2018

Oral atropine is linked to slowed gastrointestinal movement, but researchers found no such issues with topical atropine.... Read More

Article's Top Downloads of 2017

December 24, 2017

Find reports and forms on horse identification, scratches, supplements, harmonious housing, senior horses, and more.... Read More


House Arrest: Your Horse on Stall Rest

December 24, 2017

Stall rest can be anything but restful for horse and owner alike. Here's how to achieve the best possible outcome.... Read More


10 Navicular Syndrome Resources on

December 14, 2017

Learn about veterinarians' current understanding of navicular syndrome with these articles, downloads, videos, and more.... Read More


FEI Issues Decision in Endurance Prohibited Substance Cases

December 13, 2017

The federation also announced a new prohibited substance case involving another endurance horse and rider.... Read More


ARCI Model Rules Committee to Meet Dec. 7-8

December 07, 2017

Possible discussion topics include joint treatments and injections, detailed equine health records, and more.... Read More


UKVDL Map of the Month: Antimicrobial Resistance

November 23, 2017

Antimicrobial resistance and susceptibility are real concerns in the veterinary and human health world.... Read More


Avoiding Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitalized Horses

November 18, 2017

Resistant infections were most common in horses coming out of surgery and that have had previous antibiotic treatment.... Read More


USEF Adds Autofill to Online MPA Disclosure Form

November 15, 2017

Equestrians must report MPA (or Depo-Provera) administration within 90 days before a USEF-licensed competition.... Read More


All 2017 Breeders' Cup Drug Tests Clean

November 08, 2017

The out-of-competition tests from all horses preparing for the Breeders' Cup were clear, as well.... Read More


FDA Withdraws Draft Guidance on Animal Drug Compounding

November 07, 2017

The FDA said it will develop and issue a new draft guidance, which should be available in early 2018 for public comment.... Read More


N.Y. Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Mislabeled Horse Drugs

November 06, 2017

Alain Lamontagne faces up to a year in jail and $200,000 in fines.... Read More


Cold Weather Challenges for Horses With Osteoarthritis

November 03, 2017

Plunging temperatures, snow, and freezing rain can trigger joint discomfort. Here's how to keep your horse comfortable.... Read More


Aloe Vera vs. Omeprazole for Equine Gastric Ulcer Treatment

October 31, 2017

While aloe vera appeared to have some benefits, researchers say omeprazole remains the treatment of choice.... Read More


The Science Behind the Equine 'Biological Passport'

October 30, 2017

Horses' RNA could contain clues about even the sneakiest substance abuse cases, researchers have learned.... Read More


Grasping Insulin Resistance in Horses

October 18, 2017

Two leading researchers explain insulin's effects on the body and how to manage the IR horse. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Managing Equine Arthritic Aches and Pains

October 17, 2017

Of the 515 respondents, 232 (45%) said they use joint supplements to help keep their arthritic horses comfortable.... Read More


Settlement Reached Between FEI, Show Jumper Paige Johnson

October 02, 2017

Johnson's horse Luke Skywalker 46 tested positive for the local anesthetic pramoxine in January.... Read More


Pennsylvania Outlines New Racing Drug, Testing Regulations

September 27, 2017

Officials say the new regulations are strengthening the integrity of the state's horse racing industry.... Read More


Atopic Dermatitis in Horses

September 25, 2017

Learn how to treat this skin condition in show horses without inadvertently breaking drug rules.... Read More


Study: Oxytocin Does Not Cause Cardiac Changes in Mares

September 23, 2017

This is good news, researchers say, since oxytocin infusion is the best treatment for retained placenta in mares.... Read More