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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 Frisian 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

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AHCF Extends Economic Impact Survey Deadline

August 18, 2017

The American Horse Council Foundation extended the deadline to Sept. 4.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: Additional Horse Tests Positive

August 18, 2017

A third horse on the index farm developed a fever and subsequently tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Researchers Investigate Naked Foal Syndrome in Akhal-Tekes

August 18, 2017

Researchers say naked foal syndrome is related to a nonsense gene variant and appears to be unique to Akhal-Tekes.... Read More

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Miniature Horses, Ponies Seized in Texas

August 17, 2017

Approximately 80 horses and ponies are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property near Houston. ... Read More

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Studying the Obvious

August 17, 2017

Why do researchers spend time studying basic equine behavior questions when the answers seems so obvious?... Read More

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Dressage Horse Detained After Positive Glanders Test

August 17, 2017

Sagacious HF is in extended quarantine in Miami pending the results of additional testing slated for Aug. 23.... Read More

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Tips for Feeding Foals After Weaning

August 17, 2017

Weanlings require additional support and feeding adjustments as they grow. Here's what to remember. ... Read More

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A Breath of Fresh Air: Senior Horse Respiratory Health

August 17, 2017

While every horse needs quality air to breathe, senior horses are particularly at risk for respiratory diseases.... Read More

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Record Medication Use During Equine Gestation

August 17, 2017

Keeping a precise medical record for pregnant mares could help researchers better understand fetal malformations.... Read More

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Virginia EHV-1 Update: No New Cases Confirmed

August 16, 2017

The affected horses are from a small private farm in Culpeper County, which is under quarantine until at least Sept. 4.... Read More

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Maryland Horse Owners: Keep Vaccinations Up-To-Date

August 16, 2017

Vaccines can help protect horses against potentially deadly West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalomyelitis.... Read More