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Massage Therapist Could Face Charges in Tennessee

February 24, 2017

Laurie Wheeler could be charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license.... Read More

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Female Equestrians Needed for Study on Breast Health

February 24, 2017

Researchers hope studying breast biomechanics could lead to the development of a better equestrian sports bra. ... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Denton County, Texas, Horse

February 23, 2017

The affected horse attended barrel racing events in two Texas cities prior to disease presentation and confirmation.... Read More

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Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

February 23, 2017

The ninth UK Ag Equine Programs' Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will be held March 7 at 4:30 p.m., in Lexington.... Read More

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Tweets from Rood & Riddle's Client Education Seminar

February 23, 2017

Read the top tweets and take-homes from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital's client education seminar.... Read More

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Eggs Could Hatch Early in Kentucky

February 23, 2017

Entomologists predict that this year's egg hatch could beat the previous record for early hatching "soundly."... Read More

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New Nonsurgical Equine Sterilization Technique in the Works

February 23, 2017

While the actual product might still be several years away, researchers are currently testing "promising technologies."... Read More

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Take-Homes from February KENA Discussion on EHV-1

February 22, 2017

Read our editor's take-home EHV-1 tweets from the Kentucky Horse Council's KENA meeting held Feb. 21. ... Read More

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BLM Plans Challis Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

February 22, 2017

The BLM hopes to gather 150 horses, remove 50, and treat mares returned to the range with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More

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Kentucky Derby, Preakness Winner Charismatic Dies

February 21, 2017

A necropsy revealed a pelvic fracture caused of death of the 1999 Horse of the Year.... Read More

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Van de Walle Named Zweig Assistant Professor at Cornell

February 21, 2017

Gerlinde Van de Walle, DVM, PhD, is studying equine gastric ulcers, hepatitis, and wound healing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Complementary Therapies

February 21, 2017

Of the 665 respondents, 220 (33%) said their horses receive chiropractic care on a routine basis.... Read More

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Nielsen Named Co-Editor of Parasitology Journal

February 21, 2017

Dr. Martin Nielsen was recently named the North American co-editor-in-chief of Veterinary Parasitology.... Read More

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UK Animal Shelter Study First in More Than 20 Years

February 20, 2017

Researchers found that a lack of sufficient funding was the major problem identified by most shelter workers. ... Read More

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Henning Leaving Post as Head of UK Cooperative Extension

February 20, 2017

Dr. Jimmy Henning will return to the UK faculty as an extension forage specialist. ... Read More

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Tips for Refeeding Malnourished Horses

February 20, 2017

Time, patience, and care are critical because full rehabilitation can take weeks, months, or even longer. ... Read More

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The ARK at JFK Equine, Livestock Export Center Now Open

February 19, 2017

The Equine and Livestock Export Center has 23 stalls, non-slip flooring, and high-quality hay and bedding. ... Read More

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International Jumping Officials' Club Signs MOU with FEI

February 19, 2017

The IJOC works closely with the FEI, national federations, and organizing committees of international jumping events.... Read More

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Robsham Stables, Mike Repole Sponsor Barn at New Vocations

February 18, 2017

The Robsham-Repole Barn is located at New Vocations' Mereworth Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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Endurance Horses Test Positive for Banned Substances

February 18, 2017

Three horses tested positive for diisopropylamine, the first cases involving this vasodilating drug.... Read More

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Congress Members Ask for Anti-Soring Rule Approval

February 17, 2017

Passed before Trump's administration took office, a clerical error led to the rule being put on hold, pending review.... Read More

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USEF to Host Workshop on Depo-Provera Use in Show Horses

February 17, 2017

Some veterinarians use this synthetic progestin in an attempt to suppress estrus and related behaviors in mares. ... Read More

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Ontario Reports Two Confirmed Cases of EHM in Durham Region

February 17, 2017

Three other horses from the same farm tested positive for EHV-1 but are not showing neurologic signs at this time.... Read More

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Are You Ready for Spring?

February 15, 2017

Join The Horse's Countdown to Spring Challenge and get your horses and farms ready for warmer weather!... Read More

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Natural Disasters and Horses: Tips to Remember

February 15, 2017

Navigate natural disasters with proper planning and research ahead of time and patience during the aftermath.... Read More