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Mind the Gap: Feeding the Toothless Horse

July 06, 2015

If your horse has few to no teeth, he might not be chewing and digesting the nutrients he needs to maintain his health.... Read More

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Notice on Importing Horses to Canada from the United States

July 05, 2015

New import requirements are in place in response to recent equine vesicular stomatitis (VS) cases in the United States. ... Read More

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Canadian Horse Industry Showcase Launched

July 05, 2015

Attendees can take a behind-the-scenes tour through the Ontario Veterinary College, Equine Guelph, and more.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcer Prevalence in Feral, Domestic Horses Compared

July 05, 2015

Ulcers were more prevalent in domestic horses than feral ones, but the latter group wasn't immune to these lesions.... Read More

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Brennan Equine Welfare Fund Announces 2015 Grants

July 04, 2015

Fifteen equine rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, and placement facilities will receive grants.... Read More

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UHC Meets, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

July 04, 2015

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) met June 15 during the American Horse Council's 2015 annual meeting.... Read More

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Researchers Study Horses' Fearfulness and Learning Ability

July 04, 2015

While fearfulness might seem like a negative trait, it can be quite beneficial in some scenarios, scientists found.... Read More

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Why Do Horses Roll after Baths?

July 03, 2015

An equine behavior expert considers the reasons why horses might roll after baths.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Transitioning to Black Fencing

July 03, 2015

The park is making this transition due to the economic and operational realities of maintaining white fencing.... Read More

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AHC's 2015 Issues Forum in the Books

July 03, 2015

Speakers from the federal government and the horse industry presented at the American Horse Council's forum on June 16.... Read More

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Can We Determine Foals' Learning Abilities?

July 03, 2015

Researchers tried several methods by which to measure foals' learning abilities with mixed results.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Two Colorado Counties

July 02, 2015

Horses in Montrose and Delta counties tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS) on July 2.... Read More

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How to Keep Your Horse Safe During the 4th of July

July 02, 2015

A veterinarian offers tips to keep your horse calm despite the noise and sight of festive fireworks.... Read More

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California EHV-1 Quarantines Released

July 02, 2015

Animal health officials released the quarantines in San Joaquin and Riverside counties on June 30.... Read More

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Houston SPCA Gets Custody of Seized Horse Herd

July 02, 2015

A Texas judge has awarded the Houston SPCA custody of 200 allegedly maltreated horses seized last month.... Read More

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UHC Releases New Brochure on Gelding and Spaying

July 02, 2015

The brochure highlights the importance of castration as it pertains to responsible ownership and unwanted horses.... Read More

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Referring Vets' Expectations of Equine Referral Centers

July 02, 2015

Strengthening referring vets' and specialists' relationships could help improve the referral process, researchers found.... Read More

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Moore Named Dean of OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

July 02, 2015

Dr. Rustin Moore's clinical interests include equine lameness, surgery, and colic.... Read More

Note the difference between the MRI image showing a normal spinal cord on the left and the one showing cord compression on the right.

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Wobbler Syndrome: What We Know and Where We're Headed

July 01, 2015

Find out what you need to know about this devastating neurologic disease and what research developments are underway.... Read More

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Participation Sought in Study on Collapse, Sudden Death

July 01, 2015

Researchers hope to design strategies to prevent equine collapse and sudden death the information they collect.... Read More

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Horse Owners Should Take Precautions Against EEE, WNV

July 01, 2015

Vaccinating, eliminating standing water, and stalling horses can reduce the risk of mosquito-borne disease.... Read More

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New Jersey Standardbred Trainer Indicted

July 01, 2015

Monica Thors is facing a multiple count indictment for allegedly maltreating several Standardsbreds last year.... Read More

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Are Unshod Dressage Horses at a Competitive Disadvantage?

July 01, 2015

Some riders believe shoes help give a dressage horse better gaits; scientists have found that idea to be mostly a myth.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Getting a Closer Look

June 30, 2015

Of the 375 respondents, 201 (54%) said the most recent imaging modality used on their horses was radiography.... Read More

An ascarid impaction in a weanling at surgery.

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Foal Owners Beware: The Danger of Ascarids

June 30, 2015

Ascarids can damage various body systems during the first 18 months of a horse's life. Here's how to protect your foal.... Read More