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Rabies in Horses: What to Know

September 25, 2017

Rabies is life-threatening to horses and humans. Learn about the disease and how to protect yourself and your horse.... Read More

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Helping Old Horses Gain Weight Before Winter

September 25, 2017

Our nutrition expert offers care and feeding tips for a thin senior horse before the cold weather hits.... Read More

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Atopic Dermatitis in Horses

September 25, 2017

Learn how to treat this skin condition in show horses without inadvertently breaking drug rules.... Read More

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Feeding Choke-Prone Horses

September 25, 2017

Find out which horses are at the highest risk for feed-related choke and what you can do to reduce that risk.... Read More

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Erskine named Jean Ellen Shehan Professor and Director

September 25, 2017

Dr. Michael Erskine has served as director of Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center since 2013.... Read More

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BLM Begins Rock Springs Wild Horse Gather

September 25, 2017

The BLM is gathering horses from Wyoming's Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, and Great Divide Basin herd management areas.... Read More

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Where Do Horse Owners Get Supplement Advice?

September 25, 2017

Owners considered veterinarians the most reliable information source, a finding researchers found encouraging.... Read More

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The Horse's Rabies Awareness Week Sponsored by Merck

September 24, 2017

The Horse and Merck have teamed to bring you rabies-related content Sept. 24-30, 2017.... Read More

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Foal Immunodeficiency Syndrome Test Available From Gluck

September 24, 2017

About 30% of Fell Ponies and 18% of Dales Ponies are mutation carriers. The syndrome is also found in Gypsy Horses.... Read More

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Tom Riddle, DVM, Named 2017 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

September 24, 2017

Riddle co-founded Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in 1986 and specializes in reproductive veterinary medicine, ... Read More

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Selecting Horse Hay: Separating Fact From Fiction

September 24, 2017

Can you feed hay that's been rained on? Is second-cutting always best? Here we debunk common myths about choosing hay.... Read More

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Registration for Online Horse Behavior, Safety Course Open

September 23, 2017

Members of Saddle Up Safely's partner organizations can receive a 10% discount on the registration fee.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ashley Steuer, DVM

September 23, 2017

Steuer is conducting in vitro (in the laboratory) research on cultivating certain equine parasites. ... Read More

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Study: Oxytocin Does Not Cause Cardiac Changes in Mares

September 23, 2017

This is good news, researchers say, since oxytocin infusion is the best treatment for retained placenta in mares.... Read More

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Bluegrass Equine Digest at 100

September 22, 2017

For 100 issues, the newsletter has provided updates on equine research and information from the University of Kentucky.... Read More

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Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Fatal Barn Fire

September 22, 2017

A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to a barn fire that claimed the lives of 13 therapy horses earlier this year.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Welcomes Dr. Carrie Shaffer

September 22, 2017

Carrie Shaffer, PhD, is an assistant professor of microbiology and will conduct Rhodococcus research.... Read More

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Unsound and Overweight Horses

September 22, 2017

Find out how you can keep your metabolically efficient horse healthy when he's laid up with injury or chronic illness.... Read More

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Caring for Senior Horses: What to Remember

September 22, 2017

A vet tech shares tips on managing aging equids' unique needs to keep them healthy and happy through their golden years.... Read More

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UK Freshman Receives Legacy Equine Foundation Scholarship

September 21, 2017

Lexington, Kentucky, native Dion Compton is an equine science and management and business minor.... Read More

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Schoolmasters as School Horses

September 21, 2017

Do retired, well-schooled horses really make good beginners' horses? ... Read More

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It's All Academic Until it Happens to You

September 21, 2017

TheHorse.com reporter Pat Raia shares her experiences preparing for and weathering Hurricane Irma.... Read More

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How Horse Personality Impacts Learning

September 21, 2017

A link between equine personality and cognition style could impact how we train and manage individual horses.... Read More

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Book Proceeds to Help Fund EPM Research at Gluck Center

September 21, 2017

The Tale of Noel: The Holiday Horse Angel is author Kristen Halverson's second children's book.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

September 20, 2017

Affected horses can exhibit mild colic signs, jaundice, fever, depression, mild limb edema, and ataxia.... Read More