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Pennsylvania Law Protects Veterinarians From Lawsuits

June 28, 2017

The legislation will shield veterinarians from civil liability when they report suspected animal cruelty to authorities.... Read More

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Mosquito-Borne Disease: Is Your Horse at Risk?

June 28, 2017

These pests can transmit a variety of dangerous pathogens, depending on certain factors in your region.... Read More

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Forage Options for Finicky Eaters

June 28, 2017

My senior horse will not eat any hay in his stall. Are there any other forage options?... Read More

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How Newborn Foals' Dental Pulp Can Help Heal Horses

June 28, 2017

Dental pulp injections helped reduce pain and improve lameness in horses with soft tissue injuries and arthritis.... Read More

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RVC's Equine Locomotor Research Course Expands to America

June 27, 2017

Farriers can learn more about conducting research, increasing the evidence behind farriery, and improving horse welfare.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Shooter Sought

June 27, 2017

Tennessee law enforcement authorities are hoping the public can help identify who shot and killed a Greene County horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Concerns About Equine Mosquito-Borne Diseases

June 27, 2017

Of the 274 respondents, 201 (73%) said they are most concerned about West Nile virus.... Read More

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Electronic Records Could Help Solve the Laminitis Mystery

June 27, 2017

One researcher believes records collected by vets seeing horses in the field could offer new insight into laminitis.... Read More

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Second Phase of Equine Impact Study Began June 26

June 27, 2017

The survey is designed to capture the impact of horse owners and equine-related goods and service providers.... Read More

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How Do I Train My Horse to Accept Fly Spray?

June 26, 2017

Dr. Nancy Diehl shares her thoughts on using clicker training to help a horse get used to having fly spray applied.... Read More

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Improving Dry Equine Skin and Coats With Nutrition

June 26, 2017

Do you have a horse with flaky skin and a dry mane and tail? The right feed might help.... Read More

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New African Horse Sickness Diagnostic Test Developed

June 26, 2017

The new test takes just four hours to complete. Previous tests took up to two weeks.... Read More

Special considerations should be taken when evaluating a foal suffering a bout of colic.

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Medical Management of the Colicky Foal

June 26, 2017

Many cases of colic in foal can be corrected medically with the assistance of a veterinarian.... Read More

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Recognizing and Handling Equine Eye Issues

June 26, 2017

It's crucial to identify and treat abnormalities quickly. Here's what to watch for. ... Read More

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Mosquito Control Week With The Horse

June 25, 2017

The Horse and Absorbine have partnered to bring you mosquito-control week June 25-July 1. ... Read More

Julianna Witt is the first winner of The Jockey Club Scholarship.

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UK Junior First Recipient of Jockey Club Scholarship

June 25, 2017

University of Kentucky student Julianna Witt is interested in pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred racing industry.... Read More

Thus far, horses are the only species found to have crystals in their cartilage cell mitochondria.

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Your Horse's Cartilage Has Bling

June 25, 2017

Intramitochondrial crystals could be related to horse joints' ability to withstand mechanical stress, scientists say.... Read More

An aerial shot of the turf research plots at UK's A.J. Powell Jr. Turfgrass Research Center at Spindletop Research Farm.

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UK to Host Turf Research Field Day

June 24, 2017

Field day attendees can tour the research plots at the A.J. Powell Jr. Turfgrass Research Center.... Read More

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Two Types of Horsepower Drive UK Researcher

June 24, 2017

Dr. Carl Mattacola heads UK's Equine Jockey/Rider Injury Prevention Initiative, ... Read More

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Caring For Horses in Extreme Heat

June 24, 2017

Find out the most important things to consider when caring for horses in extreme heat.... Read More

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Tips for Keeping Horses Safe During July 4th Festivities

June 23, 2017

TheHorse.com readers and staff share their tips for preparing and keeping horses safe during 4th of July festivities. ... Read More

A man harnesses his horse after treatment for epizootic lymphangitis at the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad veterinary center in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.

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European Commission Recognizes Working Equids' Role

June 23, 2017

The Commission said projects focusing on improving welfare conditions would be appropriate in EU programming.... Read More

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Farm and Facilities Expo Provides Practical Information

June 23, 2017

Find tips on barn design, farm site planning, nutrition, and pasture management.... Read More

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The Healthy-Backed Horse

June 23, 2017

Learn how the all-important equine back functions and how to prevent problems from developing. ... Read More

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What to Expect After Colic Surgery

June 23, 2017

Equally as important as knowing if you'd send a horse to surgery is understanding what to prepare for once he's home.... Read More