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Two Navajo Nation Horses Test Positive for WNV

July 28, 2014

The Navajo Nation Veterinary and Livestock Program said two neurologic horses tested positive on July 25.... Read More

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Researchers Link Behaviors with Type, Intensity of Emotions

July 28, 2014

Researchers developed a scale to identify the valence (positive or negative) and intensity of equine emotions.... Read More

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Malinowski Delivers Presentation on Senior Horse Health

July 27, 2014

Karyn Malinowski PhD, presented "Ensuring Good Health and Well-Being of the Aging Equine Population."... Read More

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Reducing Risk from Tick-Borne Diseases

July 27, 2014

Get tips on how to reduce the risk of contracting a tick-borne disease for you and your horses.... Read More

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Managing Your Farm's Parasite Portfolio

July 27, 2014

One researcher says "parasite portfolio" monitoring could lead to fewer adult horses needing deworming.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.

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AVA: Vaccinate Australian Horses against Hendra Now

July 26, 2014

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) urges owners to have horses vaccinated against the deadly virus. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Jennifer Janes

July 26, 2014

Janes' research has focused on the roles of orthopedic pathology and genetic determinants in wobbler syndrome.... Read More

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Weed of the Month: Nimblewill

July 26, 2014

Nimblewill often persists in pastures because horses and other animals rarely eat this plant. ... Read More

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Take Precautions against Equine Heat Stress

July 25, 2014

Learn what steps to take to ensure your horses stay cool and comfortable when temperatures rise.... Read More

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Equine Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

July 25, 2014

Learn how horses contract Lyme disease, what clinical signs to watch for, how to treat it, and more.... Read More

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Hay: Does Fertilization Matter?

July 25, 2014

Should I look for hay that comes from a fertilized or unfertilized field?... Read More

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Intruders Spray-Paint New York Horse

July 25, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify who spray-painted a horse and cut the animal's mane and tail.... Read More

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UKVDL Releases New Test Rates

July 25, 2014

The University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has increased fees for 17 tests/panels offered.... Read More

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Grazing Summer Grasses: What to Expect

July 25, 2014

What grows in your pastures during the summer? Here's a look at which grasses are desirable and which aren't.... Read More

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Kentucky Derby Contender Dance With Fate Euthanized

July 24, 2014

Dance With Fate was euthanized after sustaining a serious injury July 24 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.... Read More

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Seven Colorado Facilities Quarantined for VS

July 24, 2014

Seven facilities in two counties are quarantined after horses tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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UK to Host Eastern Kentucky Grazing Day

July 24, 2014

The event will take place Aug. 23 at the Morgan County extension research farm in West Liberty. ... Read More

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Five Equine Body Condition Score Resources on TheHorse.com

July 24, 2014

Learn how to better understand whether your horse is overweight, too skinny, or just right.... Read More

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Judge Rules New Mexico Horses Not Wild

July 24, 2014

A judge ruled that horses roaming in Placitas are not wild and a gather that took place last year was legal.... Read More

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UK Researchers Awarded Grant to Study an Avermectin Dewormer

July 24, 2014

Moxidectin is used to treat and prevent external and internal parasites in the horse and other species.... Read More

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Reproductive Leptospirosis in Horses

July 24, 2014

Infection in broodmares can result in abortion; stillbirth; live, nonviable foals; and, rarely, viable foals.... Read More

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Methods to Reduce Feeding Time Aggression Studied

July 24, 2014

Increasing the distance between horses and time spent eating might help reduce feeding time aggression. ... Read More

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Equine Rhinitis Virus

July 23, 2014

Leading rhinitis researchers share the latest developments regarding this respiratory-disease-causing virus.... Read More

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Delaware, Lab Work to Improve Racehorse Drug Test Turnaround

July 23, 2014

Delaware's racing commission is working with a Kentucky lab to facilitate quicker equine drug test turnaround.... Read More

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Queen's Racehorse Tests Positive for Morphine

July 23, 2014

Estimate, the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup winner belonging to Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for morphine.... Read More