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Corn is a high-energy grain commonly found in livestock rations. However, it’s also high in starch and should not be fed to horses with metabolic issues.

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Corn in Horse Feed: Good or Bad?

October 23, 2017

With some measures in place, corn can be a valuable calorie source for horses in heavy work, our nutritionist says.... Read More

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BLM Completes Wyoming Wild Horse Gather

October 23, 2017

The BLM gathered 1,560 adult wild horses and 408 dependent foals with their dams.... Read More

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The Equine Respiratory System

October 23, 2017

Even the slightest deviation from normal in the equine respiratory tract can limit a horse's athletic career.... Read More

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Respiratory Health Awareness Week on The Horse

October 22, 2017

Sweet PDZ Horse Stall Refresher and The Horse have partnered for Respiratory Health Awareness week, Oct. 22-28.... Read More

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Therapeutic Riding Horses Don't Experience Undue Stress

October 22, 2017

Researchers confirmed that therapeutic riding horses exhibited low physiological and behavioral stress responses.... Read More

Other clinical signs include the horse pawing, kicking at its belly, looking at its flank, getting up and down repeatedly, or rolling violently in response to colic-associated pain.

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Equine Colic: Where Are We Now?

October 22, 2017

It's been said that as long as there are horses, they will colic. This remains true, but survival rates are improving.... Read More

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Benefits of Microchipping Horses

October 21, 2017

Learn how microchips can benefit horses and their owners, especially after natural disasters.... Read More

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Three to Join BLM Wild Horse Advisory Board

October 21, 2017

James French; Sue M. McDonnell, PhD; and Fred T. Woehl, Jr. will each serve a three-year term.... Read More

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Scientists Study Elapid Snakebites in Horses

October 21, 2017

If diagnosed and treated promptly and properly, survival rates can be quite high for equine elapid snakebite patients.... Read More

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The Road to Recovery: Rehab for the Horse's Upper-Body

October 20, 2017

In the first of this two-part series, we'll explore full-body rehabilitation options, from the horse's head to tail. ... Read More

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C. perfringens, Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Foals

October 20, 2017

Some C. perfringens strains produce a toxin called NetF, which has been linked to necrotizing enterocolitis.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Offers Courses for Racing Grooms, Trainers

October 20, 2017

A digestive health course will be free for the first 50 registrants from each of Ontario's three racing sectors.... Read More

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AHC Offers Update on Economic Impact Study

October 20, 2017

The AHC Foundation anticipates key data points from the survey will be released in late November or early December. ... Read More

Your veterinarian might insert needles into the infected joint and flush it with sterile saline.

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Getting a Jumpstart on Joint Infections

October 20, 2017

Infected joints can be scary and cause stress, but early aggressive treatment offers the best chance for full recovery.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Bruce County, Ontario, Horse

October 19, 2017

The 12-year-old unvaccinated mare was euthanized following the sudden onset and progression of neurologic signs.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 19, 2017

Vets confirmed cases of EHV, influenza, African horse sickness, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.... Read More

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BLM Hosting Tours of Off-Range Wild Horse, Burro Corral

October 19, 2017

Two tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place on Oct. 27.... Read More

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Reno, Nevada, Responding After Horses Hit by Vehicles

October 19, 2017

Since Oct. 1 four horses have been struck by vehicles and killed in south Reno. ... Read More

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The End of the Gray Horse Scourge?

October 19, 2017

A look at equine melanoma and the current state of vaccine research and development.... Read More

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Grasping Insulin Resistance in Horses

October 18, 2017

Two leading researchers explain insulin's effects on the body and how to manage the IR horse. ... Read More

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Equine Rehab Therapies: How Do They Work?

October 18, 2017

A look at noninvasive high-tech therapies--from lasers to ceramic-thread blankets--and how they might help horses heal.... Read More

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Hoof Cracks and Lameness

October 18, 2017

Can a horse go lame because of extreme hoof cracks and not being trimmed regularly? ... Read More

Standardbred racehorses are prone to coffin bone wing fractures.

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Coffin Bone Fractures

October 18, 2017

Learn why this inner hoof structure fails and what veterinarians do to diagnose and treat it. ... Read More

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Study: Horse Hoof Problem Prevalence High

October 18, 2017

Out of nearly 1,000 randomly chosen horses, 85% had at least one hoof disorder visible during a regular farrier visit.... Read More

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Equine OCD: Harmless Bone Lesion or Permanent Problem?

October 17, 2017

Leading researchers from around the world share their findings on this common joint disease of young horses. ... Read More