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Study: Dams Shape Foals' Relationships With Humans

May 28, 2015

A good relationship with the dam is an easy way to promote positive interactions between foals and humans.... Read More

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The Equine Genetic Toolbox

May 27, 2015

Genetic testing reveals differences in an individual's DNA that result in traits from coat color to muscle function.... Read More

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McCue, Squires Publish Equine Embryo Transfer Manual

May 27, 2015

The manual is based on basic science, research, and clinical experience from a commercial embryo transfer program.... Read More

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Shooting Ruled Out in Miniature Horse Death

May 27, 2015

A Miniature Horse found dead in a pond in Boaz, Alabama, was neither shot nor skinned, according to necropsy results.... Read More

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FBI Offers Reward in Horse Carriage Arson Case

May 27, 2015

The FBI is seeking those responsible for a fire that destroyed 13 horse carriages belonging to the Noble Horse Theatre.... Read More

Damage caused by an ill-fitting saddle pad.

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Skin Issues That Affect Saddle Fit

May 27, 2015

Some sores, injuries, and infections can make saddling a painful process for your horse. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Trees Toxic to Horses

May 26, 2015

Of the 673 respondents, 201 (30%) said they are most concerned about red maple trees.... Read More

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Ensure Horses are Vaccinated Against EEE, WNV, and Rabies

May 26, 2015

Timely vaccination has been shown to decrease disease incidence drastically.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in California, Virginia

May 26, 2015

The California horse is recovering, while the Virginia horse was euthanized.... Read More

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VS Confirmed in Reeves County, Texas, Horses

May 26, 2015

Earlier this month three horses in Pecos County, Texas, tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS), as well.... Read More

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Getting to the Bottom of a Bite

May 26, 2015

Toxic reactions to bites are uncommon in horses, but when they do occur the consequences can be serious.... Read More

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Weaving: Are Mirrors the Answer?

May 25, 2015

Are stall mirrors recommended for horses that weave, and where could I find one that is safe and economical? ... Read More

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Researchers Find New Method for Monitoring Horses' Body Fat

May 25, 2015

The new body condition index is designed to enhance the value of traditional body condition scoring.... Read More

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Cresty Neck Prevalence, Risk Factors Evaluated

May 25, 2015

Risk factors identified include height, a previous history of laminitis, breed, herd size, and more.... Read More

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Kentucky Urges Owners, Event Organizers to Be Aware of EHV-1

May 24, 2015

Officials urged horsemen and organizers to take precautions due to the EHV-1 cases diagnosed across the country.... Read More

Students must perfect skills such as making incisions, stanching blood flow and stitching wounds before they conduct surgery on real patients.

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CSU Equine Surgeons Develop Lifelike Surgical Models

May 24, 2015

The products allow students to practice and refine surgical skills on realistic models that even ooze "blood."... Read More

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The Impact of Omega-3s on Horses with Lower Airway Disease

May 24, 2015

Researchers found that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can reduce signs of chronic lower airway disease in horses.... Read More

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Australian Vets Welcome Biosecurity Bills Passed in Senate

May 23, 2015

The bills are designed to strengthen disease control measures to better manage disease risk in Australia.... Read More

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TCA Announces May Award of Merit Winners

May 23, 2015

Award of Merit nominees consist of individuals or organizations working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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What Nutrients Does Your Horse Need?

May 23, 2015

A horse requires specific nutrients that you must consider when developing his feeding program.... Read More

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Ohio Racing Regulators Discuss 2014 Drug Test Results

May 22, 2015

In 2014 racehorses in Ohio produced 112 positive drug tests, most of them for flunixin meglumine or phenylbutazone.... Read More

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Herd Seized at South Carolina Farm

May 22, 2015

Nearly 30 Arabian horses are receiving rehabilitative care after they were seized at a South Carolina farm.... Read More

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Video Leads to Horse Cruelty Charges

May 22, 2015

A Florida man is facing multiple cruelty charges after he alerted deputies to a video showing him beating a horse.... Read More

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Clinical Signs and Causes of Back Pain in Horses

May 22, 2015

Learn about common issues owners encounter with their horses' spine and saddle fit and how to treat such issues.... Read More

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Registration Deadline for Time to Ride Challenge Approaches

May 22, 2015

The registration deadline for hosts interested in participating is May 26.... Read More