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Caudal Heel Pain or Navicular: What's the Right Term?

March 03, 2015

A veterinarian describes terms often used to describe horses with front-limb lameness.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Mares, Geldings, or Stallions?

March 03, 2015

Of the 1,485 respondents, 605 (41%) said they prefer to own geldings.... Read More

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App Connects New York Police With State Animal Statutes

March 03, 2015

The app is designed to give law enforcement personnel easy access to New York's animal laws.... Read More

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Gleeson Named to Grayson-Jockey Club Position

March 03, 2015

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation provides funding for equine research that benefits all breeds of horses.... Read More

A meniscal tear as seen on ultrasound with the limb bearing weight.

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Arthroscopy vs. Ultrasound for Diagnosing Stifle Lesions

March 03, 2015

Researchers determined that using both modalities can help vets increase their diagnostic and prognostic capabilities.... Read More

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The Horse Media Group LLC to Publish The Horse, TheHorse.com

March 02, 2015

The Horse Media Group LLC replaced Blood-Horse Publications as the publisher as of March 1.... Read More

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Massachusetts Firefighters Save Horses After Roof Collapse

March 02, 2015

None of the 15 horses rescued from the barn were injured in the collapse.... Read More

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Merial Acquires Legend, Marquis from Bayer

March 02, 2015

Merial acquired Marquis (15% w/w ponazuril), used to treat EPM, and joint therapy product Legend (hyaluronate sodium).... Read More

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Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

March 02, 2015

Prepare a disaster plan for keeping your horse safe during wildfires, hurricanes, and other emergencies.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Champion Creator Dead at 29

March 02, 2015

The 29-year-old son of Mill Reef was euthanized Feb. 28 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital due to colic.... Read More

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Researchers Study Supplement's Effects on Gastric Ulcers

March 02, 2015

Researchers found that one supplement was not inferior to omeprazole in several areas in their study.... Read More

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Horse Community Planning, Zoning Resources Now Available

March 01, 2015

The resources include information on land use planning, zoning, and implications for horses and related activities.... Read More

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Charges Dismissed in Vermont Arabian Horse Cruelty Case

March 01, 2015

Animal cruelty charges against a Vermont woman accused of maltreating 23 Arabian horses have been dropped.... Read More

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Equine Food Allergy Testing Evaluated

March 01, 2015

Researchers recently determined that some standard laboratory and commercial allergy tests for horses are not reliable.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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How to Own a Horse Without Breaking the Bank

February 28, 2015

While you can't cut costs in all areas, here are several ways to reduce your horse-related expenses.... Read More

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Kentucky House Passes Estray Horse Bill

February 28, 2015

The legislation would reduce the number of days Kentucky counties must keep estray animals in their custody.... Read More

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Equine Nutrition in America: Perceptions and Practices

February 28, 2015

Researchers recently evaluated how well the horse industry uses the available resources to improve feeding practices. ... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Ontario Horse

February 27, 2015

A horse from the Regional Municipality of Waterloo has tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV).... Read More

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Four Tips for a Fly-Free Spring

February 27, 2015

A coordinated insect control approach can help keep horses as fly-free as possible this spring.... Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm displays his original Equidoodle with Old Friends founder Michael Blowen (left) and volunteer Nick Newman.

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Old Friends Debuts 'Equidoodles' by Equine Champions

February 27, 2015

These abstract paintings by celebrated Thoroughbred retirees will debut in an exclusive eBay auction starting March 1.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Herd Seized

February 27, 2015

Authorities have seized nearly 40 allegedly maltreated horses from a farm in Dallas, Oregon.... Read More

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FEI Removes UAE Endurance Events from Official Calendar

February 27, 2015

The FEI took an emergency measure to protect horse welfare and to preserve the integrity of its rules and regulations.... Read More

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Aquatic Exercise's Effect on Equine Osteoarthritis

February 27, 2015

Underwater treadmill therapy can significantly improve balance control in horses with osteoarthritis.... Read More

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Graded Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead at 25

February 26, 2015

The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized Feb. 25 due to complications with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More

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Are Horses Smart or Not, or Good or Bad?

February 26, 2015

Dr. Nancy Diehl weighs in how to tell if a horse is intelligent, or whether he's inherently good or bad.... Read More