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2014 Equine Research Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The 2014 inductees are Michelle LeBlanc, DVM, Dipl. ACT; Ernie Bailey, PhD, and Elwyn Firth, BVSc, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVS. Read More

Wisconsin Reports first Equine WNV Case of 2014

The unvaccinated St. Croix County Quarter Horse mare is recovering after being treated by a veterinarian. Read More

Second Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

Officials announced last week that the first Lowndes County horse had tested positive for the disease. Read More

Byron Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgeon

Chris Byron, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, will serve as an associate professor of large animal surgery. Read More

Could Learning Theory Lead to Objective Dressage Judging?

One scientist believes learning theory could be used to produce more objective dressage scoring. Read More

Equine Guelph to Offer Horse Growth, Development Course

Sound management and health practices play a key role in building a solid foundation for a foal's future. Read More

First Definite Entries Confirmed for Alltech FEI WEG 2014

Entries for dressage, para-dressage, reining, endurance, and eventing have been announced. Read More

New Mexico Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

The unvaccinated horse was euthanized last week after contracting West Nile virus (WNV). Read More

Lowndes County, Georgia, Horse Contracts EEE

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service says Georgia reported 25 equine EEE cases in 2013. Read More

Nunnery Joins Penn Vet as Large Animal Ophthalmologist

Catherine Nunnery, DVM, will begin seeing cases at the New Bolton Center on Sept. 3. Read More

Is Your Horse's Feed Safe for Him to Consume?

Feed milled at plants that produce other feeds with ionophores could contain a substance toxic to horses. Read More

Two Companies Join AAEP Educational Partners Program

Ceva Animal Health and Dechra Veterinary Products have joined the AAEP as educational partners. Read More

Horse Treated at OSU Tests Negative for EHV-1

The horse was isolated, treated for EHV-4, and was expected to be discharged Aug. 5. Read More

Potomac Horse Fever: True or False?

How much do you know about Potomac horse fever? Test your knowledge! Read More

North Carolina Reports First Equine EEE Cases of 2014

Two unvaccinated horses--one from Carteret County and one from Bladen County--died after contracting EEE. Read More

Researchers Unlock Clues about Aging Equine Tendons

The research team discovered marked differences in the proteins found in young and old horses' tendons. Read More

BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Wild Horse Care Facilities

The BLM is seeking bids for short- and long-term care facilities for horses gathered from Western rangelands. Read More

BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting Set for Aug. 25

The board will discuss issues relating to the management and protection of wild horses and burros. Read More

The Importance of Water during Summer for Horses

There are six nutrients every horse needs, and the most important--and probably most overlooked--is water. Read More

Examine Hay for Toxic Striped Blister Beetles

Blister beetles produce the caustic oily compound cantharidin, which can cause horses to become sick or die. Read More

14 Additional Texas Premises Quarantined for VS

To date, 35 premises in nine Texas counties have been quarantined due to VS-positive horses and cattle. Read More

Number of Colorado Facilities with Equine VS Jumps to 21

The quarantines are located in Boulder, Broomfield, El Paso, Larimer, and Weld counties. Read More

ASPCA Celebrates Five Years of 'Rescuing Racers'

The ASPCA has granted over $1.7 million to rescue groups since launching the Rescuing Racers Initiative. Read More

Utah Horse Owners Advised to Take Precautions against WNV

Officials strongly advises owners to vaccinate horses against West Nile virus (WNV) if they haven't already. Read More

Eight Additional Texas Premises Quarantined for VS

To date, 21 facilities in eight counties have been quarantined due to vesicular stomatitis-positive animals. Read More