Recent News for Horse Care

Commentary

Do Equine Genetics Influence Behavior?

November 27, 2014

An equine behavior expert and veterinarian explains the the role that genetics play in a horse's behavior.... Read More

Article

TAA Accredits 19 Aftercare Organizations

November 27, 2014

The new organizations bring the total number of sanctioned groups to 42. ... Read More

Article

Survey: Managers Use Outdated Parasite Control Strategies

November 27, 2014

A high percentage of Thoroughbred farm managers used rotational deworming without monitoring drug effectiveness. ... Read More

Article

Horse Farm Disaster Preparedness

November 26, 2014

Account for the unusual and unexpected when making disaster plans for your horse farm.... Read More

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Infographic: Heaves

November 26, 2014

RAO is a chronic problem similar to asthma in humans. Help your heavy horse breath easy with tips from our visual guide.... Read More

Commentary

Do Horses Learn by Watching Each Other?

November 26, 2014

Sometimes it seems like horses pick up behaviors from each other. But it might be for reasons different than you think.... Read More

Article

The Equine Necropsy: A Sensitive but Important Topic

November 26, 2014

A necropsy is not something most horse owners contemplate until faced with the death of a horse.... Read More

Article

USEF Issues Joint Injection, Shock Wave Withdrawal Times

November 26, 2014

Joint injections have a four-day withdrawal time and shock wave has a three-day withdrawal time from competition.... Read More

Article

Understanding Coronavirus

November 26, 2014

Recently gastrointestinal illness associated with equine coronavirus has been seen in adult horses.... Read More

Article

Poll Recap: Mud Management

November 25, 2014

Of the 600 poll respondents, 161 (27%) said they use sand in their paddocks to reduce mud.... Read More

Article

Early Cold Blast Prompts Livestock Cold Stress Warning

November 25, 2014

An early blast of arctic cold has arrived, putting pressure on farmers to make sure their animals are ready.... Read More

Article

Illinois Horses Die in Barn Fire

November 25, 2014

Thirty-two horses died in the fire, while at least five escaped injury.... Read More

Article

Sweeping New Racehorse Drug Rules Approved in New York

November 24, 2014

The agency says the rules are intended to protect the integrity of New York's wagering system and racehorses' health.... Read More

Article

Reversing Fear-Based Behavior

November 24, 2014

An owner inquires about how to address and reverse her horse's fear-based behavior.... Read More

Article

Indiana Reports Multiple Racehorse Medication Sanctions

November 24, 2014

The racing commission announced sanctions against nine trainers and one veterinarian for medication-related violations.... Read More

Article

Winter Workouts

November 24, 2014

Consider how current weather conditions will affect your horse and adapt your workouts accordingly.... Read More

Article

Strangles: Dispelling the Myths

November 24, 2014

Discover the truth behind this insidious abscess-causing disease. ... Read More

Article

Funds Committed to Aftercare via Breeders' Cup Pledges

November 23, 2014

Thoroughbred owners and trainers have pledged more than $45,000 to racehorse aftercare.... Read More

Article

Elastic Rein Inserts' Impact on Communication and Training

November 23, 2014

Researchers say elastic rein inserts could interfere with effective communication and training.... Read More

Article

Michigan Barn Fire Ruled Accidental

November 22, 2014

Seventeen horses in the barn at the time of the fire died in the blaze.... Read More

Article

The Good Ride

November 21, 2014

Don't load your horse onto the trailer before understanding exactly what he's getting into.... Read More

Article

State Travel Requirements

November 20, 2014

Find out who to call and what papers to gather before heading out-of-state with your horse. ... Read More

Article

Poll Recap: What Conformation Flaws Can You Live With?

November 18, 2014

Of the 1,074 respondents, 349 (32%) said they could live with a slight club foot in their horse's conformation.... Read More

Article

New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture

November 18, 2014

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

Article

Contempt for Cats

November 18, 2014

How do you correct a misbehaving horse that hates cats?... Read More