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Is Sugar Beet Pulp Too High in Sugar for Horses?

January 15, 2018

Is the sugar content in beet pulp too high for some horses? Read an equine nutritionist's answer. ... Read More

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Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse

January 15, 2018

Learn how to craft a diet for the horse with painful lesions in his stomach.... Read More

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2017

January 15, 2018

Dr. Regina Turner recaps research on endometritis, factors affecting pregnancy rates, treating placentitis, and more.... Read More

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Jockey Club TIP Increases 2018 Shows and Offerings

January 14, 2018

The TIP also announced its 12 participants in the its 2018 Youth Ambassador Program.... Read More

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2018 TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 14, 2018

Thoroughbred aftercare organizations interested in applying for accreditation must do so by 6:00 p.m. on Apr. 15.... Read More

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Post-Colic-Surgery Salmonellosis and Long-Term Prognosis

January 14, 2018

Horses that developed salmonellosis after surgery and survived to discharge did as well as unaffected counterparts.... Read More

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UHC Announces New 'Operation Chip' Program

January 13, 2018

The UHC has partnered with MicrochipID Equine to provide the microchips for Operation Gelding participants.... Read More

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Equine Welfare Advocates Sue Over Ft. Polk Horses

January 13, 2018

The group hopes to prevent the Army from gathering horses residing nearby until a lawsuit about the animals is resolved.... Read More

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Two European Slow Feeders for Horses Compared

January 13, 2018

On average it took horses about 30% longer to eat from both slow feeders compared to the ground, researchers found.... Read More

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Remains of More Than 20 Horses Found in Florida

January 12, 2018

The remains of more than 20 horses apparently slaughtered for meat were discovered near a roadside in Miami-Dade County.... Read More

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BLM Conducting Triple B Complex Wild Horse Gather

January 12, 2018

Some gathered mares will be treated with a fertility-control vaccine and released back to the range.... Read More

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Topical Atropine Not Likely Linked to Colic Development

January 12, 2018

Oral atropine is linked to slowed gastrointestinal movement, but researchers found no such issues with topical atropine.... Read More

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10 Retired Racehorse Resources on TheHorse.com

January 11, 2018

Get tips and information on considerations for choosing and transitioning racehorses for second careers.... Read More

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Identifying Physical vs. Psychological Issues in Horses

January 11, 2018

How does a veterinary behaviorist know for sure something is or is not a psychological problem?... Read More

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Single EHV-1 Case Reported at Belmont Park

January 11, 2018

The horse tested positive after developing a fever and mild respiratory issues.... Read More

Taylor Kleba (left), Zoetis equine specialist in Wisconsin, presents Susan Wellman, the American Standardbred Adoption Program director, with the $5,000 donation from Zoetis. The equine charity was nominated by Taylor Rietveld.

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Zoetis Announces Charity Sweepstakes Donation Recipient

January 11, 2018

The American Standardbred Adoption Program received $5,000 following nomination by vet student Taylor Rietveld.... Read More

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Past Political, Climatic Changes Challenged Chinese Horses

January 11, 2018

Still, horses fared better than other livestock because of their adaptability and military usefulness, researchers say.... Read More

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BLM Plans Cold Springs, Hog Creek Wild Horse Gathers

January 10, 2018

The BLM said the gathers will return populations to within appropriate management levels and reduce resource impacts.... Read More

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Graham Motion Joins Water Hay Oats Alliance

January 10, 2018

He's the latest member in a growing list of Thoroughbred trainers that support passage of the Horseracing Integrity Act.... Read More

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Re-evaluating Therapeutic Shoeing

January 10, 2018

Is there a point you'd recommend going back to basics with a horse that's been in therapeutic shoes for several years?... Read More

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How Footing Impacts Musculoskeletal Health, Performance

January 10, 2018

Footing is one of the most common factors cited when a horse performs poorly or suffers an injury. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Information on Arizona Wild Burro Death

January 09, 2018

The agency is investigating an incident that left a wild burro seriously injured and resulted in the animal's death.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse-Related Resolutions for 2018

January 09, 2018

Of the 196 respondents, 101 (52%) said they've set a horse-related resolution for the new year.... Read More

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The State of Microchip Use in Horses

January 09, 2018

More horse organizations are requiring owners to use this identification technology.... Read More

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South Carolina Saddle Thief Sought

January 09, 2018

Five saddles, other equestrian equipment, and a pressure washer were taken from a property near Lake Wateree last month.... Read More