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Infographic: Rain Rot

May 25, 2016

Learn about this frustrating, contagious equine skin disease and how to prevent its spread.... Read More

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The Grass Guide: White Clover

May 25, 2016

White clover is the most widely found pasture legume in the United States. ... Read More

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Managing Chronic Laminitis

May 25, 2016

Horses with chronic laminitis should be closely monitored during treatment and recovery. Here's what to consider.... Read More

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South Carolina Confirms First Equine EEE Case for 2016

May 24, 2016

The affected horse from Horry County has been euthanized.... Read More

<em>Maps courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Tick photos courtesy of Mat Pound/USDA/Bugwood.org and Wikimedia Commons</em>

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Tick-Borne Disease: Tremendously Tricky

May 24, 2016

Learn the latest on diseases horses can get from ticks and why they continue to frustrate veterinarians and researchers.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Volunteering in the Horse Industry

May 24, 2016

Of the 633 respondents, 305 (48%) said they volunteer their time in the horse industry.... Read More

UC Davis' new portable PET scanner is the first of its kind to be used to image horses.

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UC Davis Acquires First Equine PET Scanner

May 24, 2016

PET reveals activity at the molecular level and detects changes in tissue before the size or shape is modified.... Read More

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Massachusetts Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

May 24, 2016

Officials advise owners to ensure horses are protected from West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis.... Read More

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Lecture to Feature New Bolton Center Medical Director

May 24, 2016

Dr. Barbara Dallap Schaer will share the latest developments at the New Bolton Center and take questions on June 7.... Read More

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Is Surgery an Option for Equine Cushing's Disease?

May 24, 2016

Researchers recently described a novel and still experimental procedure designed to treat PPID with positive results.... Read More

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Supplement Use in Performance Horses

May 23, 2016

Take a look at some commonly fed supplements and the theories behind their use.... Read More

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Feeding Horses When You're Riding in the Wilderness

May 23, 2016

Riding in wilderness areas can present challenges for feeding your horse. Here are some tips! ... Read More

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How To Pick a Horse's Hoof

May 23, 2016

New to horses? Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to safely clean a horse's hoof.... Read More

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'Lily' Adopted

May 23, 2016

Comedian Jon Stewart and his wife Tracey adopted the mare who recovered after being pelted with a paintball gun.... Read More

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, Horse Tests Positive for EIA

May 23, 2016

Thirty-four equids on the affected Enon Valley premises will be quarantined for at least 60 days.... Read More

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LSU Seeking Horses With Gastric Ulcers for Study

May 23, 2016

Clinicians are evaluating a new investigational drug for treating equine gastric ulcers. ... Read More

The veterinarian will examine the horse’s eyes for superficial lesions on the cornea, anterior chamber (the space between the cornea and the iris), and lens.

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Surgical Technique Effective for Treating Corneal Edema

May 23, 2016

Treated horses had less corneal fluid swelling than before, did not develop any corneal ulcers, and retained vision.... Read More

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NDSU Extension to Hold Equine Workshops

May 22, 2016

Lecture topics include weed identification, pasture management; deworming, composting, vaccination programs, and more.... Read More

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BEVA Receives Award for Antibiotic Stewardship

May 22, 2016

The British Equine Veterinary Association was the only organization from the veterinary profession to be recognized.... Read More

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Obesity: Cause or Consequence of Metabolic Disease?

May 22, 2016

The team confirmed that EMS horses aren't always fat, but that obesity can point to an underlying metabolic condition.... Read More

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Exaggerator Victorious in Sloppy Preakness

May 21, 2016

Meanwhile, Uncle Lino was vanned off following the race with what appears to be a minor tendon injury.... Read More

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AVA Welcomes New Annual Hendra Booster Vaccine

May 21, 2016

The Hendra virus vaccine has now been approved to be delivered annually following initial administration.... Read More

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Do Domestic Mares Abort Fetuses to Protect Them? Maybe

May 21, 2016

Researchers determined that pregnant mares can abort their fetuses as a stress response to prevent future infanticide.... Read More

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Rhode Island Man Found Guilty of Abusing 'Lily'

May 20, 2016

The 20-year-old mare was pelted more than 100 times with a paintball gun and abandoned. She has since recovered.... Read More

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Equine Fractures: What's Fixable?

May 20, 2016

Technological advances and improved surgical procedures mean horses have a better chance of surviving a fracture.... Read More