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Weed of the Month: Hemp Dogbane

May 30, 2015

Hemp dogbane is poisonous to horses. The leaves are toxic at all times, even when dried in haybales.... Read More

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Alligator Bites Florida Horse

May 29, 2015

Officials say alligator attacks on equids are rare. The injured horse is expected to recover.... Read More

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Keeping Your Horse Healthy on the Trail

May 29, 2015

Ways to prepare for, prevent, and handle potential emergencies on the trail.... Read More

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TAHC: Prepare to Protect Animals Before Disaster Strikes

May 29, 2015

Proper planning and preparedness are key in preventing or minimizing the loss of horses, livestock, and pets. ... Read More

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Storms Vex Texas, Oklahoma Horse Owners

May 29, 2015

While no official equine evacuation orders have been issued, some owners are moving their horses out of harm's way.... Read More

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Conversation With Reiner Shawn Flarida Held April 27

May 29, 2015

Shawn Flarida spoke at the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs' Distinguished Industry Lecture Series.... Read More

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New Treatments for Upward Fixation of the Patella Needed

May 29, 2015

Just 50% of owners were satisfied with the outcome of the current surgical treatment for upward fixation of the patella.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to be Held June 2

May 29, 2015

The event will feature presentations on footing, pasture weed management, landscape decisions on horse farms, and more.... Read More

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10 Gastric Ulcer Resources on TheHorse.com

May 28, 2015

Here's a selection of content to help prepare you to manage these common but pesky problem spots.... Read More

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Why Does a Horse Bite?

May 28, 2015

Researchers have developed a list of reasons a horse might bite. Learn the causes and how to train a horse not to nip.... Read More

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Conference to Explore 'Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges'

May 28, 2015

The 2015 International Equitation Science Conference will focus on promoting ethical equitation for all disciplines.... Read More

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Feds Seize Crundwell Horse Show Awards, Trophies

May 28, 2015

Rita Crundwell must surrender her horse show awards, trophies, and other items to satisfy a restitution agreement.... Read More

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UKVDL Part of Larger Animal Health Monitoring Network

May 28, 2015

The Veterinary Diagnostic Lab is in-the-know on animal diseases, including equine ones, around the state and country.... Read More

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Does Season Impact Old Horses' Immune Function?

May 28, 2015

Senior horses' inflammation levels increased in the spring, while lymphocyte proliferation increased in the fall.... Read More

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Study: Dams Shape Foals' Relationships With Humans

May 28, 2015

A good relationship with the dam is an easy way to promote positive interactions between foals and humans.... Read More

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The Equine Genetic Toolbox

May 27, 2015

Genetic testing reveals differences in an individual's DNA that result in traits from coat color to muscle function.... Read More

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McCue, Squires Publish Equine Embryo Transfer Manual

May 27, 2015

The manual is based on basic science, research, and clinical experience from a commercial embryo transfer program.... Read More

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Shooting Ruled Out in Miniature Horse Death

May 27, 2015

A Miniature Horse found dead in a pond in Boaz, Alabama, was neither shot nor skinned, according to necropsy results.... Read More

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FBI Offers Reward in Horse Carriage Arson Case

May 27, 2015

The FBI is seeking those responsible for a fire that destroyed 13 horse carriages belonging to the Noble Horse Theatre.... Read More

Damage caused by an ill-fitting saddle pad.

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Skin Issues That Affect Saddle Fit

May 27, 2015

Some sores, injuries, and infections can make saddling a painful process for your horse. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Trees Toxic to Horses

May 26, 2015

Of the 673 respondents, 201 (30%) said they are most concerned about red maple trees.... Read More

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Ensure Horses are Vaccinated Against EEE, WNV, and Rabies

May 26, 2015

Timely vaccination has been shown to decrease disease incidence drastically.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in California, Virginia

May 26, 2015

The California horse is recovering, while the Virginia horse was euthanized.... Read More

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VS Confirmed in Reeves County, Texas, Horses

May 26, 2015

Earlier this month three horses in Pecos County, Texas, tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS), as well.... Read More

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Getting to the Bottom of a Bite

May 26, 2015

Toxic reactions to bites are uncommon in horses, but when they do occur the consequences can be serious.... Read More