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Horse Expo to Benefit Bluebonnet Horse Rescue

September 14, 2014

The Bluebonnet Horse Expo offers a day full of horses in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 18.... Read More

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Monitor Horses for Sinusitis After Nasogastric Intubation

September 14, 2014

Horses rarely get sinusitis, and if they do, veterinarians can easily treat them using antibiotics.... Read More

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Schaer to Discuss Vet-Doctor Collaboration at Free Lecture

September 13, 2014

Penn Vet's Dr. Tom Schaer will talk about how veterinarians and human physicians work together to improve patient care.... Read More

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What You Need to Know About Your Horse's Teeth

September 13, 2014

Owners often report that their horses relax and perform better after corrective dental procedures.... Read More

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Horse Vets Have Highest Risk of UK Civilian Professions

September 12, 2014

Study shows horse vets carry the highest risk of injury of any civilian occupation in the UK.... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Herd Removed

September 12, 2014

A herd of 27 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after their removal from a farm in Warren County, North Carolina.... Read More

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Vaccine Offers Current Defense Against Equine Influenza

September 12, 2014

Zoetis partners with Gluck Center to confirm relevant disease protection against new strains.... Read More

Eleven-year-old bay mare Samanta patiently accepts the inadvertent tugging of her rider, owner, and friend, Magdalena Cycak of Poland.

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The Amazing Para Horse

September 12, 2014

Watching the positive relationships between para-horses and riders competing at WEG brought this reporter to tears.... Read More

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Pigeon Fever Prevalence Evaluated

September 12, 2014

Researchers have confirmed what many veterinarians have feared in recent years: pigeon fever in horses is on the rise.... Read More

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New BEVA President Appointed

September 11, 2014

Dr. Andrew Harrison will serve as the British Equine Veterinary Association president in 2014-15.... Read More

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Planning for the Final Goodbye

September 11, 2014

While end-of-life planning for your horse might be painful, having a plan ahead of time will make the decision easier.... Read More

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BEVA Trust to Trial Vet Volunteers

September 11, 2014

The British Equine Veterinary Association's philanthropic arm is launching a series of vet volunteer pilot projects.... Read More

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Why Does a Horse Buck?

September 11, 2014

An equine behavior expert and veterinarian explores the reasons why a horse might buck.... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.

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Vesicular Stomatitis: What You Need to Know

September 11, 2014

Since May, more than 300 premises in the United States have been quarantined due to VS.... Read More

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Georgia Authorities Probe Horse Theft

September 10, 2014

A Tennessee Walking Horse and Spotted Saddle Horse went missing from their Madison County pasture.... Read More

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BLM to Relocate Utah Mustangs from Utah Corrections' Program

September 10, 2014

More than 1,000 mustangs will be relocated in the wake of a dispute between the BLM and Utah Department of Corrections.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Horse Dealers Face Animal Cruelty Charges

September 10, 2014

The trio allegedly attempted to sell three maltreated animals through a New Holland auction.... Read More

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Three Dane Co., Wisconsin, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

September 10, 2014

Two of the horses are receiving treatment, while one was euthanized after showing neurologic signs of the disease.... Read More

A sarcoid is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive tumor most often seen on the head, belly, groin, and legs. The most common are verrucous, with a warty look, or fibroblastic, which resembles proud flesh. Bovine papilloma virus (BPV) is probably a causative factor in sarcoids, and a 2010 study of 222 horses at the University Equine Clinic of Bern identified a possible genetic basis for sarcoid development in horses as well.

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Bloodroot Ointment Effective Treatment Option for Sarcoids

September 10, 2014

The ointment successfully treated horse sarcoids 4 centimeters and smaller in a diameter, a study shows.... Read More

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Horse Dies in Michigan Barn Fire

September 09, 2014

Investigators believe a lightning strike could have killed a horse located in a Fort Gratiot, Michigan, barn.... Read More

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Two Horses Dead in Illinois Barn Fire

September 09, 2014

Authorities in Illinois believe thunderstorms could be to blame for a barn fire that killed two horses in Kane County.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Your Veterinarian's Horsemanship Skills

September 09, 2014

Of the 675 respondents, 519 (77%) said their veterinarian's strongest horse handling skill is being patient and calm.... Read More

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What is a Neck Threadworm, and can it Hurt My Horse?

September 09, 2014

An equine parasite expert answers a horse owner question about these mysterious worms.... Read More

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Washington Horse Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

September 09, 2014

An unvaccinated horse in Omak is the second case of equine West Nile virus confirmed in the state this summer.... Read More

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Prevalence and Risk Factors for Obesity

September 09, 2014

Researchers went looking for the cause of Great Britain's growing equine obesity problem. Here's what they found.... Read More