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BLM Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

August 31, 2015

The BLM said it hopes to gather and provide feed and water to as many as 200 horses in declining body conditions.... Read More

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Risk Factors for Epistaxis in Jump Racehorses Examined

August 31, 2015

Risk factors appear to include age at first start, running on firm ground, racing in the spring, and more.... Read More

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BEVA Congress to Feature Sessions for Equine Nurses

August 30, 2015

"Veterinary nursing day" will feature lectures aimed specifically at members of the profession.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kelly Prince

August 30, 2015

Prince's research could ultimately help owners better manage horses that require low- or high-carbohydrate diets. ... Read More

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Researchers Identify Wither Height Gene in Shetlands

August 30, 2015

A particular variant within the HMGA2 gene appears to be related to height determination, scientists determined. ... Read More

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Forage Quality, Feeding Strategies Workshop Sept. 19

August 29, 2015

Lecture topics will include forage types, efficient forage use, hay production and quality, and more.... Read More

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Recent Kentucky Floods Leave Behind a Trail of Debris

August 29, 2015

Keep human and environmental health in mind when cleaning up the remnants of natural disasters.... Read More

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Exmoor Ponies Help Revamp the Czech Republic's Landscape

August 29, 2015

The researchers hope the ponies help restore the land to the rich and productive territory it was before World War II.... Read More

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One Dreamer Stakes to Benefit Equine Research

August 28, 2015

Glen Hill Farm's sponsorship of the stakes race will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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Colorado VS: Number of Quarantined Premises Dropping

August 28, 2015

As of Aug. 26, 65 locations in 15 counties are under quarantine for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

Scratches commonly affects the rear aspect of nonpigmented pasterns.

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Dewormer's Effect on Scratches

August 28, 2015

Find out what kinds of skin parasites can cause scratches and how these pests respond to ivermectin treatment. ... Read More

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Weed of the Month: Creeping Charlie

August 28, 2015

Creeping Charlie, or ground ivy, is toxic, but generally horses must consume large quantities for a reaction to occur.... Read More

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2015 Walking Horse Celebration Begins Amid Accusations

August 28, 2015

The HSUS alleged that trainers and grooms at ThorSport Farm sored horses, but the farm owner disputed the claims.... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

August 28, 2015

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More

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Young Equine Enthusiast Raises Money for UHC

August 28, 2015

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has received a generous donation of $102 from 11-year-old supporter Sophia Hatto.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Second Equine WNV Case of 2015

August 27, 2015

The unvaccinated 7-year-old Fayette County mare is alive and responding favorably to treatment.... Read More

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An Old Horse Starts Cribbing

August 27, 2015

My 17-year-old horse started trying to crib recently, which I have never seen him do before. Why would he start now? ... Read More

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Does Cribbing Help Horses Cope With Stress During Training?

August 27, 2015

Cribbers allowed to crib during training had reduced stress levels than when they’re not allowed to, researchers found.... Read More

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Veterinary Epidemiology Society Recognizes UKVDL Scientist

August 27, 2015

The American Veterinary Epidemiology Society awarded an honorary diploma to UKVDL scientist Jacqueline Smith, MSc, PhD.... Read More

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Survey: Limbs, Not Feet, Main Cause of Lameness

August 27, 2015

A British survey revealed that lameness is three times more likely to be caused by limb conditions than hoof problems.... Read More

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Weed Management Plans for Horse Pastures

August 27, 2015

Fall is a good time to evaluate pastures' quality and develop a weed management plan for the coming year.... Read More

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Seasonal Manure Changes

August 26, 2015

A veterinarians answers a reader's question on why some horses have seasonal runny manure.... Read More

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BLM is Still Seeking Information on Wild Horse Shooting

August 26, 2015

A 14-year old palomino stallion was shot and killed with a small caliber gun in July.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Emergency Gather of Idaho Wild Horses

August 26, 2015

The emergency gather aims to maintain herd health and protect rangelands that have been impacted by the Soda Fire.... Read More

Experts from three continents gathered at a special two-day equine surfaces forum held at the FEI headquarters in Lausanne last month.

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Equine Surface Experts Reach Footing Consensus

August 26, 2015

The experts agree that research results could evolve into standards that can help protect horses and riders.... Read More