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Wexford County, Michigan, Horse Contracts WNV

August 23, 2017

The equine mortality rate for West Nile virus can be as high as 30-40%.... Read More

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Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Tests Positive for EEE

August 23, 2017

Last month a horse in Brooks County tested positive for EEE, as well.... Read More

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Kansas Officials Monitoring EIA-Affected Facility

August 23, 2017

The Finney County property where six horses tested positive for EIA remains under quarantine.... Read More

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How Can I Tell if My Horse Needs Stitches?

August 23, 2017

If my horse gets a cut, how can I tell if it's severe enough to require a veterinarian to suture it?... Read More

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WNV Confirmed in Two Ontario Horses

August 23, 2017

A 10-year-old gelding from Simcoe County was euthanized, while a 25-year-old mare from Bruce County is recovering.... Read More

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Short-, Long-Term Effects of Vibrating Platforms Studied

August 23, 2017

There were no musculoskeletal differences between treatment and control horses, but there were behavioral differences.... Read More

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Equine Farm Workers: Employees or Independent Contractors?

August 22, 2017

Learn the difference between an employee and independent contractor and what that could mean for your equine operation.... Read More

Researchers can use motion capture technology to study equine locomotion and biomechanics.

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High-Tech Equine Research

August 22, 2017

Find out how equine researchers are using the latest gadgets and gizmos to diagnose lameness, collect data, and more.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Rehabbing an Injured Horse

August 22, 2017

Of the 420 respondents, 349 people (83%) said they have rehabilitated an injured horse. ... Read More

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USEF Announces Effective Date, Process for MPA Reporting

August 22, 2017

As of Sept. 1, equestrians must submit disclosure forms if their horses receive medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA).... Read More

The veterinarian will examine the horse’s eyes for superficial lesions on the cornea, anterior chamber (the space between the cornea and the iris), and lens.

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Leptospira's Role in ERU in U.K. Horses

August 22, 2017

Researchers found that Leptospira didn't appear to be a common factor in ERU cases in U.K. horses.... Read More

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Is a Probe Necessary to Test Horse Hay?

August 21, 2017

Find out why using a hay corer or probe offers the best sample collection for hay nutritional analysis.... Read More

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Enhanced Horse Health Measures Put in Place at Saratoga

August 21, 2017

Seventeen horses have died or been euthanized after racing- and training-related incidents at the track this year.... Read More

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Seventh California Horse Tests Positive for WNV

August 21, 2017

The unvaccinated yearling Warmblood filly from San Joaquin County was euthanized.... Read More

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Kansas Horse Health Alert: Horses Test Positive for EIA, WNV

August 21, 2017

The six EIA-positive horses will be euthanized. The WNV-positive horse has been euthanized.... Read More

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Kentucky's 2017 Equine West Nile Case Count Rises to Five

August 21, 2017

The two newly diagnosed horses are reportedly recovering with veterinary care. ... Read More

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Digesting Different Hay Forms

August 21, 2017

Bales aren't the only hay option. Here's some information about different hay forms horse owners can consider.... Read More

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California Rescue Operator Charged With Fraud

August 20, 2017

Susan Guillot is facing charges for allegedly selling unborn Friesian foals, but never delivering the animals to buyers.... Read More

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Breeders Invited to Free Broodmare Health Seminar

August 20, 2017

The event will take place Sept. 9 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana.... Read More

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Inclines, Declines, and Horse Energy Exertion

August 20, 2017

Horses' oxygen consumption and cardiac output decreased by an average of 24% and 9%, respectively, when going downhill.... Read More

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Healthy Teeth Make for a Happy Horse

August 19, 2017

Dental problems are common in horses and can lead to behavior changes, chronic pain, and reduced performance.... Read More

Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski's horse mare, was euthanized Aug. 13 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute due to renal failure.

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Przewalski's Horse Maja Dies

August 19, 2017

The 13-year-old mare was euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute after developing renal failure.... Read More

Colicking horses often have slow capillary refill time and white gums, which is a sign of shock.

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SIRS Scoring System Useful in Assessing Equine Emergencies

August 19, 2017

A recently developed scoring system can help veterinarians make treatment recommendations, researchers say.... Read More

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Three Nevada Horses Test Positive for West Nile

August 18, 2017

None of the three affected horses were vaccinated against West Nile virus.... Read More

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Vets Invited to Saddle Up for AAEP Convention in San Antonio

August 18, 2017

The 63rd Annual AAEP Convention will take place Nov. 17-21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.... Read More