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How to Keep Your Horse Safe During the 4th of July

June 29, 2016

A veterinarian offers tips to keep your horse calm despite the noise and sight of festive fireworks.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Concludes

June 29, 2016

Presentation topics included racing surfaces, equine injuries, and respiratory health for horses, among others.... Read More

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Top Tweets From the 2016 Equitation Science Conference

June 29, 2016

A collection of tweets and take-homes from the 2016 International Society for Equitation Science conference. ... Read More

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BLM Initiates Wild Horse Research in Oregon

June 29, 2016

The agency will works with veterinarians to study safe methods to spay mares and control herd growth... Read More

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Kentucky Authorities Probe Horses' Alleged Abandonment

June 29, 2016

Officials found more than 40 apparently abandoned horses, mostly Thoroughbreds, in Mercer County in early June.... Read More

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Does Acupuncture Alleviate Navicular Syndrome Pain?

June 29, 2016

While acupuncture seemed to help some horses, there was no strong evidence that it relieves pain in all affected horses.... Read More

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EIA Hold Order at Arapahoe Park Lifted

June 28, 2016

The EIA-positive mare was euthanized and a second exposed horse was transferred to a newly quarantined premises.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Stocking Up on Hay

June 28, 2016

Of the 1,102 respondents, 397 (36%) said they purchase hay once a year for their horses. ... Read More

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ASPCA Awards $100,000 to Help a Horse Day Contest Winners

June 28, 2016

Eleven equine rescues received grants in recognition of their efforts to protect horses.... Read More

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EEE, WNV Confirmed in Florida Horses

June 28, 2016

A Polk County horse tested positive for EEE while a Osceola County contracted WNV. Neither had a vaccination history.... Read More

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Medical Colic Management: What to Know

June 28, 2016

The goal of medical management centers around breaking the associated pain cycle and reestablishing proper GI function,... Read More

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Variations in Body Conformation

June 27, 2016

There is no one ideal body type; there are, however, conformation traits that can affect performance.... Read More

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EEE Reported in Florida, South Carolina Horses

June 27, 2016

Six Florida horses and four South Carolina horses have tested positive for EEE thus far in 2016.... Read More

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Queensland Introduces New Biosecurity Rules for Horse Owners

June 27, 2016

The new approach to managing cattle ticks will provide flexibility for moving horses across the so-called "tick line."... Read More

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BLM Plans South Steens Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

June 27, 2016

The BLM hopes to remove 100 horses for adoption and treat 40 mares with a fertility vaccine and return them to the wild.... Read More

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Strangles in Horses: Predicting Disease and Complications

June 27, 2016

Few study horses with strangles showed the "classic" signs of disease, researchers determined.... Read More

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The Grass Guide: Tall Fescue

June 26, 2016

Tall fescue is a very hardy forage able to withstand high summer temperatures, drought, moisture stress, and shade. ... Read More

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Parasight System Featured on Cover of Parasitology Journal

June 26, 2016

The Parasight System is a smartphone-based fecal egg diagnostic and intestinal parasite management tool for vets.... Read More

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A Closer Look at Genetic Testing in Horses

June 26, 2016

Scientists are learning more about horses' DNA and how mutations impact health, behavior, performance, and more.... Read More

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Minnesota Veterinarian Brings Equine Science to Mongolia

June 25, 2016

A vet and his team are challenging tradition and skepticism to bring modern veterinary medicine to remote horse herders.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Lauren Goedde

June 25, 2016

Goedde studied whether an omega-3 DHA supplement affected a stallion's sperm motion characteristics and viability.... Read More

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Toxin Topic: Johnsongrass Poisoning in Horses

June 25, 2016

Johnsongrass is a drought-tolerant weed that can cause nerve and fetal damage in horses.... Read More

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Keeping Your Equine Athlete at the Top of His Game

June 24, 2016

Our sources share nine ways to help your sport horse performing his best.... Read More

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Save the Dates for Fall Events Hosted by UK Gluck Center

June 24, 2016

Events include the John F. Timoney Symposium, Equine Research Hall of Fame event, and Reproductive Diseases Symposium.... Read More

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EIA-Suspect Horse Identified In Colorado

June 24, 2016

Confirmatory tests are currently being run after a nonracing horse at Arapahoe Park tested positive for EIA.... Read More