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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

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BI Requests Proposals for 2017 Equine Research Awards

June 22, 2017

Proposals must be submitted by Sept. 15 and will be reviewed by an independent equine research review board.... Read More

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OIE to Establish U.S.-Based Liaison Office in Texas

June 22, 2017

The U.S. office will be located Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases in College Station, Texas.... Read More

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Therapeutic Riding Program Operator Faces Charges

June 22, 2017

Aiyanna Callaway faces 15 animal cruelty counts for allegedly failing to provide care for more than 30 horses.... Read More

Panelists offered insights on current horse industry needs and future trends.

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UK Summit Focuses on Developing Tomorrow's Equine Workforce

June 22, 2017

Panelists offered insights on current horse industry needs and future trends.... Read More

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Researchers Study Muzzled Horse Behavior

June 22, 2017

Although horses spent more time walking when muzzled, they also more than doubled the time they spent standing.... Read More

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Colic: To Refer or Not to Refer

June 21, 2017

Does your colicking horse need to go to a clinic? Here's how veterinarians determine the need for referral.... Read More

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Research Reveals Way to Improve Legume Nitrogen Production

June 21, 2017

Legumes can fulfill their own nitrogen needs and produce and leave enough in the soil for other plants to use.... Read More

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Venograms and Laminitis

June 21, 2017

What is a venogram, and how is it used to help diagnose laminitis?... Read More

Troy Heikes (USA) and Lil Gun Dunit were the leaders in the second individual reining qualifier .

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Keeping Your Equine Athlete at the Top of His Game

June 21, 2017

Our sources share nine ways to help your sport horse perform at his best.... Read More

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Mending Equine Tendons and Ligaments

June 20, 2017

Researchers are exploring improved ways to heal these notoriously complicated soft tissue structures. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Training Across Riding Disciplines

June 20, 2017

Of the 305 respondents, 166 (54%) said they've cross-trained their horses outside their primary riding disciplines. ... Read More

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Agencies Conducting Aerial Survey of Wild Burros in Arizona

June 20, 2017

The survey is part of ongoing research to collect information to guide future management of wild burros in Arizona.... Read More

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Collected, Medium, and Extended Trot Biomechanics Studied

June 20, 2017

Researchers focused on the effect of collected and lengthened paces in young and mature dressage horses.... Read More

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Anhidrosis in Horses

June 19, 2017

Our equine nutritionist and physiology expert offers advice on managing horses that have stopped sweating.... Read More

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The Horse Media Group Receives 2017 Equine Media Awards

June 19, 2017

The Horse Media Group received four awards, including two first place honors.... Read More

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Iuliano and Williams Elected to AHC Board of Trustees

June 19, 2017

Russell Williams represents the U.S. Trotting Association and Matt Iuliano represents The Jockey Club.... Read More

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BLM To Hold Hearing on Vehicle Use in Wild Horse Management

June 19, 2017

The public hearing is scheduled for June 27 in Ely, Nevada.... Read More

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Feeding to Prevent Colic

June 19, 2017

Horses are more prone to digestive upset than other domestic animals because of how their GI tract functions. ... Read More

Julie Broadway and Senator Mike Enzi

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Senator Mike Enzi Receives AHC's Rolapp Award

June 18, 2017

The AHC presents the Rolapp Award annually to a Congress member they believe has supported the horse industry.... Read More

Quarter Horse stallion Slick by Design is a competitive barrel racer who's also one of the sport's leading sires.

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The Double-Duty Stallion

June 18, 2017

Is your stallion expected to perform in both the breeding shed and the arena? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More