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Help! Something Bit My Horse

September 28, 2016

Rabies is a concern when horses are bitten by unknown animals. Find out how to protect your horse.... Read More

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Stifling the Pain

September 28, 2016

Find out how to get athletic horses with injuries to the large, complex stifle joint on the road to recovery.... Read More

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Operation Gelding Receives Grants to Support Clinics

September 28, 2016

As a result, the program hopes to nearly double the number of clinics held and stallions gelded by 2018.... Read More

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Tennessee Woman Accused of Maltreating Horses

September 28, 2016

Twenty-four horses are receiving rehabilitative care while their owner faces animal cruelty charges.... Read More

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Conditioning Through the Seasons: Fall and Winter

September 28, 2016

Know how your horse's body reacts to cold weather and train accordingly to make the most of the chilly months ahead.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Lepto-what?

September 27, 2016

Of the 458 respondents, 158 (34%) said they do not know what leptospirosis is.... Read More

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Coalition of State Horse Councils Fall Meeting Approaching

September 27, 2016

State horse council and AHC representatives will meet Oct. 28-30 for the Coalition of State Horse Councils fall meeting.... Read More

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Wisconsin Horses Test Positive for EEE, WNV

September 27, 2016

There are now 11 EEE cases and seven WNV cases in Wisconsin horses thus far in 2016.... Read More

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Infertility With No Cause? Try Hydrotubation of the Oviducts

September 27, 2016

Hydrotubation involves passing an endoscope through the cervix and uterus into the oviduct and flushing it with saline.... Read More

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Equine Rabies: What You Should Know About this Fatal Disease

September 27, 2016

While the incidence of rabies is low, the fatality rate is high: 100%. Learn how to protect your horse.... Read More

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Enter TheHorse.com's "Why Does My Horse Do That?" Contest

September 26, 2016

A video of your horse's behavior could win an evaluation by Dr. Sue McDonnell and a prize pack from Zylkene Equine.... Read More

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Protecting Your Horse From Poisonous Fall Leaves

September 26, 2016

Is it okay for my horse to eat leaves that have fallen from trees in his pasture?... Read More

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Stolen Georgia Thoroughbred Found

September 26, 2016

"Henry" was found in a North Georgia pasture, more than 140 miles away from where he was allegedly stolen.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Sand Wash Wild Horses in October

September 26, 2016

Some mares will be treated with a contraceptive vaccine while other young horses will be prepared for adoption.... Read More

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Equine Rabies Refresher

September 26, 2016

Equine rabies is invariably fatal once contracted but preventable if proper steps are taken.... Read More

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10 Biosecurity Tips from Top Equine Health Experts

September 26, 2016

Protecting your horse from infectious disease needn't require storing him in a protective bubble. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Parvathy Thampi

September 25, 2016

Parvathy Thampi is investigating the mechanisms that limit joint cartilage's ability to repair.... Read More

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The Horse, Merck Partner for Rabies Education Week

September 25, 2016

World Rabies Day is Sept. 28. Look for articles and content about rabies risk and learn how to protect your horses.... Read More

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Levalbuterol Tested as Heaves Treatment

September 25, 2016

Levalbuterol is an effective bronchodilator but has a relatively short duration of action, researchers found.... Read More

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Matt Koch Named 2016 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

September 24, 2016

Koch is a UK alum and a longtime supporter of the UK equine program's educational mission.... Read More

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UK Tour Displays Equine Industry Career Possibilities

September 24, 2016

The tour was designed to educate students about the broad variety of careers available in the equine industry.... Read More

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The Grass Guide: Orchardgrass

September 24, 2016

Orchardgrass is a cool-season perennial and a desirable hay and pasture grass for horses.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Develops Novel EAV Test

September 23, 2016

The test is designed to identify which stallions are most likely to remain long-term carriers of the virus if infected.... Read More

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New WNV Cases in California, Kentucky, Minnesota Horses

September 23, 2016

Two of the three newly confirmed horses were unvaccinated. The third has an unknown vaccination history.... Read More

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Stolen Georgia Horse Recovered in South Carolina

September 23, 2016

A 23-year-old Thoroughbred taken with the recovered Quarter Horse remains missing.... Read More