Recent News RSS

Article

Is Early Detection of Arthritis in Horses Finally a Reality?

December 28, 2014

Radiographs (X rays) and low-field MRI appear to be useful tools for diagnosing early-stage arthritis.... Read More

Article

The Horse’s Top Infographics of 2014

December 27, 2014

We rolled out a slew of infographics in the last year. Here are the 10 most viewed of 2014.... Read More

Article

UK Seminar Series 2015 Schedule Set

December 27, 2014

Seminar topics include performance horse nutrition, pain management, joint therapy, lameness, and more.... Read More

Article

Choosing Grains for Your Horse's Diet

December 27, 2014

Commercially prepared feeds take the guesswork out of whether your horse receives the vitamins and minerals he needs.... Read More

Article

New York to Adopt ARCI Rules on Multiple Violations

December 26, 2014

Regulators have preliminarily adopted a new system of minimum penalties for multiple equine drug violations.... Read More

Article

Diamond Anniversary Draws More than 5,500 to AAEP Convention

December 26, 2014

The convention featured 175 presentations across four days covering topics ranging from colic to regenerative therapies.... Read More

Article

The Horse's Top Free Reports of 2014

December 26, 2014

Trying to stay warm between winter feedings? Curl up with The Horse's 10 most-downloaded free reports of 2014.... Read More

Article

UK Horse Pasture Evaluation Program: 10-Year Review

December 26, 2014

To date, the program has performed 160 evaluations representing over 30,000 farm acres in 20 counties across the state.... Read More

Article

Researchers Study Near-, Farsightedness in Horses

December 26, 2014

While two-thirds of horses have normal vision in both eyes, others are either near- or farsighted in one or both eyes.... Read More

Commentary

Why Does a Horse Whinny?

December 25, 2014

Learn about equine vocalization and how horses might or might not use whinnies to communicate. ... Read More

Article

The Horse's Top Blog Posts of 2014

December 25, 2014

The Horse's bloggers had a busy 2014. Here's a look back at the past year's most viewed blog posts.... Read More

Article

Horse Rescue Operators Share Christmas Wish Lists

December 25, 2014

The holidays are prime time for supporting charities, and horse rescues often top equine enthusiasts' lists.... Read More

Article

The Horse's Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2014

December 24, 2014

Covering a variety of horse health topics, the following articles received the most views over the past year. Enjoy!... Read More

Article

UK Extension Agents to Host 8th Annual Pastures Please

December 24, 2014

Lecture topics include weed control, how to re-establish pastures, and plants that are poisonous to horses.... Read More

Article

Good Horse Keeping and Other Advice From Equine Rescuers

December 24, 2014

Rescue operators share advice on small steps owners can take to keep their horses out of less-than-ideal situations.... Read More

Article

Poll Recap: Breeding Plans for 2015

December 23, 2014

Of the 535 respondents, 401 (75%) said they do not plan to breed a mare in 2015.... Read More

Article

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Kiri's Clown Dead at 25

December 23, 2014

The 25-year-old Thoroughbred stallion was euthanized Dec. 22 due to complications following colic surgery.... Read More

Article

Could Your Horse Have Gastric Ulcers?

December 23, 2014

Studies have shown that a high percentage of performance-, show-, and racehorses have gastric ulcers.... Read More

Article

Neurectomy for Laminitis

December 23, 2014

My veterinarian suspects my horse has laminitis. Would a neurectomy help my horse's condition?... Read More

Article

Delaware Fire Claims 12 Horses

December 23, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a Hockessin barn blaze that killed a dozen horses; one horse survived.... Read More

Article

Navicular Drug Receives FDA Approval

December 23, 2014

Tildren is approved to control clinical signs associated with navicular syndrome in horses.... Read More

Article

Catastrophic Injuries in Racing Quarter Horses Studied

December 23, 2014

More than 56% of injuries occurred in the right forelimb, the opposite of what's most commonly seen in Thoroughbreds.... Read More

Article

RCI Appoints Five to New Medication Board

December 22, 2014

Drs. Rick Sams, Scott Stanley, Mary Robinson, Ken McKeever, and George Maylin have been appointed to the board.... Read More

Article

Bell to Head Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

December 22, 2014

James G. "Jimmy" Bell, president and racing manager of Darley America, has been elected president of the organization.... Read More

Article

Britain's New Racehorse Steroid Policy Change Delayed

December 22, 2014

The policy change date was adjusted to allow more time to clarify certain elements of the new rules.... Read More