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Santos Joins Virginia Tech as Surgery Instructor

November 20, 2014

Marcos Santos, DVM, MS, recently completed an equine surgery internship and residency at the University of Illinois.... Read More

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Whip Use by Jockeys Restricted in California

November 20, 2014

Jockeys won't be allowed to whip a horse more than three consecutive times without giving the horse a chance to respond.... Read More

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Hiring a Horse Broker? Get a Contract

November 20, 2014

A good contract describes what is required of involved parties and what happens if they don't fulfill their obligations.... Read More

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New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture

November 19, 2014

Surgeon Eric Parente, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will discuss breakthroughs in imaging for large animal surgery.... Read More

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California Horse Owner Sought

November 19, 2014

California authorities are seeking the owner of an injured mare abandoned in the Lake Pillsbury area of Lake County.... Read More

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Researchers Seeking Input on Supplement Survey

November 19, 2014

Middle Tennessee State University researchers are studying horse owners' beliefs about and use of equine supplements.... Read More

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Second Call for Wild Horse Advisory Board Nominations

November 19, 2014

Nominees should represent the fields of wild horse and burro advocacy, veterinary medicine, or public interest.... Read More

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AHC Opposes Expansion of Clean Water Act

November 18, 2014

The American Horse Council is concerned about what it calls "vague and unclear terms and definitions."... Read More

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Horses Lost in Georgia Barn Blaze

November 18, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a barn fire that claimed the lives of a group of horses in Clayton County.... Read More

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The Brooke Announces Newest U.S. Board Members

November 17, 2014

Paul Lunn, BVSc, MS, PhD, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM, and John Nicholson were installed Nov. 17.... Read More

People gather at the Kentucky Horse Park to remember Cigar.

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Horse Park Honors Cigar With Memorial Service

November 17, 2014

Cigar died Oct. 7 at age 24 due to complications following surgery for severe osteoarthritis in his neck.... Read More

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World Horse Welfare Collaborates with Racehorse Charity

November 16, 2014

The groups will work together to retrain and rehome "vulnerable" former racehorses.... Read More

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Gulfstream to Require Third-Party Furosemide Shots

November 16, 2014

The Florida racetrack will begin third-party administration of race-day furosemide on Wednesday, Nov. 19.... Read More

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Lab Expects Kentucky Test Delays to End Soon

November 15, 2014

Lab officials blamed delays on a spike in the number of samples that required follow-up testing after initial analysis.... Read More

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UF Researchers Seeking Input on Survey

November 14, 2014

The survey is designed to gauge interest for a unique service that could be provided by local equine hospitals. ... Read More

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Lloyd's of London, UK Partnership Continues

November 14, 2014

Lloyd's of London supports the University of Kentucky's publication of Equine Disease Quarterly.... Read More

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Kentucky Drug Council Moves Toward Uniformity

November 14, 2014

The council will adopt several changes that would move Kentucky toward National Uniform Medication Program policies.... Read More

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Kentucky Lawmakers Get Cobalt Update

November 14, 2014

Kentucky has been part of ongoing research and testing involving high levels of cobalt salts.... Read More

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Getting Equitation Science Research Into the Real World

November 14, 2014

As knowledge in this field advances, researchers hope to share findings with horse owners via veterinarians.... Read More

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Long Island University Post Launches Equine Studies Program

November 13, 2014

The program has four areas of focus: equine management, equine education, equine health, and an interdisciplinary track.... Read More

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Texas Police Probe Horse Cruelty Case

November 13, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help find whoever allegedly injured a horse and a steer at an exhibition venue.... Read More

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KHC Annual Meeting Set for Nov. 16 at Shaker Village

November 12, 2014

The agenda includes a board of director's election, an equine industry update, and more.... Read More

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University of Kentucky Oncologist Receives Award

November 12, 2014

Jonathan Feddock, MD, received the award from the UK Markey Cancer Foundation and Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. ... Read More

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Whitfield Ethics Probe to Continue

November 12, 2014

The probe will investigate if Rep. Ed Whitfield's wife influenced him about Tennessee Walking Horse-focused legislation.... Read More

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Michigan Barn Fire Claims 17 Horses

November 12, 2014

Michigan fire authorities are probing the cause of a barn fire in Edwardsburg, Michigan, that killed 17 horses.... Read More