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Oklahoma Horse Stabbed to Death

August 30, 2016

Police are investigating after a horse sustained four stab wounds in the neck.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Water Options

August 30, 2016

Of the 1,413 respondents, 936 (66%) said their horses get water from a trough or bucket that they fill manually.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Ulster County, New York, Horse

August 30, 2016

The unvaccinated 11-year-old mare was euthanized after she became recumbent and unresponsive.... Read More

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West Nile Cases Confirmed in Oregon, Minnesota Horses

August 30, 2016

Oregon reported its first case of the year, while the case count in Minnesota has reached 11.... Read More

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BLM Vale District Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather

August 30, 2016

The gather comes in response to the Cherry Road Wildfire, which has burned 90% of the area in which a herd resides.... Read More

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Does Skeletal Muscle Inflammation Lead to Hyperinsulinemia?

August 30, 2016

Researchers could not identify a positive relationship between inflammation and obesity or insulin resistance in horses.... Read More

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Washington State Diagnostic Lab Confirms 10 Equine WNV Cases

August 29, 2016

The recent cases are located farther north than detections in previous years, Washington State University reported. ... Read More

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Feeding the Horse With Asthma

August 29, 2016

Recurrent airway obstruction is a medical condition, but feed changes might help your horse breathe better.... Read More

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Scientists Evaluate Equine Blood Compatibility, Typing Tests

August 29, 2016

Penn Vet researchers tested more efficient ways to identify blood compatibility and type prior to transfusions.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports First Equine WNV Cases of 2016

August 29, 2016

Both affected horses--one from Barren County and one from Hardin County--were unvaccinated, but are recovering.... Read More

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All Horse, Human Drug Tests From Rio Olympics Clean

August 29, 2016

A total of 60 equine samples--30% of the 200 competing horses--were tested during the Games. ... Read More

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Is Selenium Deficiency Deadly to Horses?

August 29, 2016

Too much dietary selenium can cause toxicity or even death. But too little selenium can be life-threatening, as well.... Read More

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UK Pasture Evaluation Work Showcased at Rangeland Congress

August 28, 2016

The program staff have performed 160 pasture evaluations, representing more than 30,000 acres, in 20 Kentucky counties. ... Read More

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The Grass Guide: Red Clover

August 28, 2016

Red clover provides excellent forage quality when grazed or harvested before the flower blooms.... Read More

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Kentucky Downs Schedules Day to Support Research

August 28, 2016

The third annual Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3.... Read More

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Studying Heaves in Horses Could Help Humans With Asthma

August 27, 2016

Researchers are studying underlying genetic factors that lead some horses to develop heaves while others don't.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Iris Cui

August 27, 2016

Cui's research focused on understanding more about the pricing of Thoroughbreds at public sales.... Read More

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Novel Surgery Successful for Treating Clogged Tear Ducts

August 27, 2016

The standing procedure involves temporarily inserting tubing from the horse's tear duct into the sinus cavity.... Read More

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Enter TheHorse.com's Photo Contest for Sun-Sensitive Horses

August 26, 2016

Is your horse sun-sensitive? Submit his story and photo for a chance to win a prize pack! ... Read More

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University of Melbourne Vets Aim to Improve Racehorse Safety

August 26, 2016

Researchers received a $5.25 million funding commitment from the Victoria, Australia, Government and Racing Victoria.... Read More

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How to Protect Your Horse from West Nile Virus Infection

August 26, 2016

Late summer is peak transmission season for West Nile, and equine case numbers are rising in many regions.... Read More

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Forest Service Offers Wild Horse Gather Operation Viewing

August 26, 2016

The Modoc National Forest office will conduct a wild horse gather from private and tribal lands between Sept. 6 and 16. ... Read More

Craig Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM

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Carter Receives AVMA Veterinary Congress Prize

August 26, 2016

Dr. Craig Carter received the AVMA International Veterinary Congress Prize for his work in veterinary public health.... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Meeting on Aug. 30

August 26, 2016

The public meeting is part of the commission's efforts to drive attention and resources to racehorse retirement.... Read More

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What We're Learning About Senior Horses

August 26, 2016

Hot topics include digestion, metabolism, soft tissue injuries, and inflamm-aging.... Read More