Recent News for Horse Care

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Poll Recap: Mud Management

November 25, 2014

Of the 600 poll respondents, 161 (27%) said they use sand in their paddocks to reduce mud.... Read More

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Early Cold Blast Prompts Livestock Cold Stress Warning

November 25, 2014

An early blast of arctic cold has arrived, putting pressure on farmers to make sure their animals are ready.... Read More

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Illinois Horses Die in Barn Fire

November 25, 2014

Thirty-two horses died in the fire, while at least five escaped injury.... Read More

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Sweeping New Racehorse Drug Rules Approved in New York

November 24, 2014

The agency says the rules are intended to protect the integrity of New York's wagering system and racehorses' health.... Read More

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Reversing Fear-Based Behavior

November 24, 2014

An owner inquires about how to address and reverse her horse's fear-based behavior.... Read More

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Indiana Reports Multiple Racehorse Medication Sanctions

November 24, 2014

The racing commission announced sanctions against nine trainers and one veterinarian for medication-related violations.... Read More

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Strangles: Dispelling the Myths

November 24, 2014

Discover the truth behind this insidious abscess-causing disease. ... Read More

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Funds Committed to Aftercare via Breeders' Cup Pledges

November 23, 2014

Thoroughbred owners and trainers have pledged more than $45,000 to racehorse aftercare.... Read More

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Elastic Rein Inserts' Impact on Communication and Training

November 23, 2014

Researchers say elastic rein inserts could interfere with effective communication and training.... Read More

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Michigan Barn Fire Ruled Accidental

November 22, 2014

Seventeen horses in the barn at the time of the fire died in the blaze.... Read More

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The Good Ride

November 21, 2014

Don't load your horse onto the trailer before understanding exactly what he's getting into.... Read More

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State Travel Requirements

November 20, 2014

Find out who to call and what papers to gather before heading out-of-state with your horse. ... Read More

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New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture

November 19, 2014

Surgeon Eric Parente, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will discuss breakthroughs in imaging for large animal surgery.... Read More

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Study: Epistaxis Has 'Complex Hereditary Basis'

November 19, 2014

Environment also to blame in exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage cases so severe that horses bleed from the nostrils.... Read More

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Poll Recap: What Conformation Flaws Can You Live With?

November 18, 2014

Of the 1,074 respondents, 349 (32%) said they could live with a slight club foot in their horse's conformation.... Read More

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Contempt for Cats

November 18, 2014

How do you correct a misbehaving horse that hates cats?... Read More

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Horses Lost in Georgia Barn Blaze

November 18, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a barn fire that claimed the lives of a group of horses in Clayton County.... Read More

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

People gather at the Kentucky Horse Park to remember Cigar.

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Horse Park Honors Cigar With Memorial Service

November 17, 2014

Cigar died Oct. 7 at age 24 due to complications following surgery for severe osteoarthritis in his neck.... Read More

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Choosing the Right Equine Veterinarian

November 17, 2014

Consider these nine qualities when choosing an equine veterinarian. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Riding School Horse Health

November 17, 2014

Lack of pasture time and advancing age were the prime culprits behind lesson horse health problems.... Read More

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World Horse Welfare Collaborates with Racehorse Charity

November 16, 2014

The groups will work together to retrain and rehome "vulnerable" former racehorses.... Read More

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Gulfstream to Require Third-Party Furosemide Shots

November 16, 2014

The Florida racetrack will begin third-party administration of race-day furosemide on Wednesday, Nov. 19.... Read More

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Cornell Holds 2014 Farrier Conference

November 15, 2014

This year marked the 30th anniversary of the conference and the 100th anniversary of Cornell's farrier school.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Dogs at Event Facilities

November 15, 2014

Dogs can pose horse health risks in some cases. Consider these tips before bringing your pup along to your next event.... Read More