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FEI: Two Horses Test Positive for Banned Substances

November 18, 2017

An endurance horse and a jumping horse tested positive for ractopamine and o-desmethyltramadol, respectively.... Read More

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UK to Host 2018 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

November 17, 2017

Presenters will cover topics including safety, horse welfare, equine reproduction, horse management, and more.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition to Participate in #GivingTuesday

November 17, 2017

The UHC will host an #UNselfie contest to promote giving and gelding on the global day of philanthropy.... Read More

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EIA: What's the Big Deal?

November 17, 2017

Find out where veterinarians are seeing an uptick in equine infectious anemia cases.... Read More

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Technology Connecting Veterinarians, Clients

November 16, 2017

Telemedicine is growing in popularity among veterinarians and clients, but it doesn't come without risks.... Read More

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UHC Publishes Estate Planning Guide

November 16, 2017

The guide compares trusts and wills, the different trust types, and more.... Read More

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Researchers Connect the Dots on Spotted Coat Color Genetics

November 16, 2017

Base coat color and horse sex appear to play significant roles in spotting patterns, researchers learned. ... Read More

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Putting the Tractor Before the Horse

November 15, 2017

Must-know info when buying a tractor for your horse property.... Read More

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USEF Adds Autofill to Online MPA Disclosure Form

November 15, 2017

Equestrians must report MPA (or Depo-Provera) administration within 90 days before a USEF-licensed competition.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Florida Horse Shooting

November 15, 2017

The owner hopes the offer of a $2,000 cash reward will help police locate whoever killed her horse near Jacksonville.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Does the Time Change Affect Your Horse Schedule?

November 14, 2017

Of the 702 respondents, 293 (42%) said they ride less often because it's dark when they get home in the evening.... Read More

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Asiatic Wild Ass Returns to Kazakhstan's Central Steppes

November 14, 2017

For the first time in more than a century kulan (or Asiatic wild asses) are residing on Kazakhstan's central steppes.... Read More

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WinStar, Grayson-Jockey Club Partner for Giving Tuesday

November 14, 2017

WinStar will sponsor of the WinStar-Grayson #GivingTuesday Challenge, to be held on Nov. 28.... Read More

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CCTV to be Added to All English Slaughterhouses in 2018

November 13, 2017

The goal is to ensure welfare standards for animals--including horses, ponies, and other equids--are met and enforced.... Read More

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Weiss Named Vice-President of ASPCA Equine Welfare Program

November 13, 2017

Emily Weiss, PhD, Cert. AAB, will oversee the strategic direction of the equine welfare program.... Read More

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Clean Up Combustibles in Horse Barns Before Winter

November 12, 2017

Combustibles are unavoidable on a horse farm, but how you manage them can considerably reduce the risk of a barn fire.... Read More

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ISES 2017 Down Under: Let the Show Begin

November 11, 2017

The International Society for Equitation Science event will take place Nov. 22-25, in New South Wales, Australia.... Read More

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BLM, University of Wyoming Continue Horse Movement Study

November 10, 2017

Researchers are now tracking 30 collared mares' movement throughout the Adobe Town herd management area.... Read More

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New Jersey Horse Euthanized Due to EHV-1

November 10, 2017

The 25-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Warren County was euthanized on Nov. 2.... Read More

Horses require more calories to stay warm during cold weather, and digestion aids in thermoregulation. Ample access to forage, such as free-fed hay, helps horses keep warm during chilly winter days.

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Feeding Your Horse During the Winter

November 09, 2017

How can you make sure your horse is getting the nutrition he needs during the cold months? Ask our equine nutritionist!... Read More

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Equine Research Could Keep Humans From Getting Hoarse

November 09, 2017

A technique developed to investigate strangles helped scientists understand the bacteria behind human sore throats.... Read More

Forage and water sources are scarce after Nevada's Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area was burned by wildfire.

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BLM to Conduct Emergency Gather in Wildfire-Ravaged HMA

November 09, 2017

Forage and water sources are scarce after Nevada's Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area was burned by wildfire.... Read More

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Oregon State Treating Horse for Neurotrophic EHV-1

November 09, 2017

The horse is from the Coos Bay, Oregon, area and became acutely affected with weakness and staggering on Nov. 4.... Read More

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Getting Ahead of Gene Doping in Racehorses

November 09, 2017

Gene doping's effects, good or bad, remain unclear. It might not affect performance and could have serious side effects.... Read More

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New Dairy Donkey Management, Welfare Guidelines Published

November 08, 2017

Researchers from The Donkey Sanctuary and the University of Milan developed the guidelines during a two-year study.... Read More