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Clark Montgomery (USA) and Loughan Glen stand firmly ahead of the pack with an epic score of 33.6.

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Montgomery Seizes the Lead at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 28, 2017

Clark Montgomery (USA) and his 2016 Olympic partner Loughan Glen stand firmly in the lead with a score of 33.6.... Read More

It is important that you know the basic characteristics of common equine parasites, as well as the main mechanisms of action and affects of the common deworming compounds.

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Deworming Drug Resistance in Ethiopian Working Horses

April 28, 2017

The study evaluated the effectiveness of ivermectin and fenbendazole, as well as owners' deworming practices.... Read More

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Wildfire Smoke and Horses' Respiratory Health

April 28, 2017

Smoke can cause serious respiratory problems for horses. Here's how to protect your herd in case of wildfires.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: EHV-1 Abortions

April 28, 2017

Cases of EHV-related abortions from the 2017 foal crop have been confirmed in three Kentucky counties.... Read More

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2017 TIP Noncompetition Award Applications Available

April 28, 2017

Applications for the Thoroughbred of the Year and Young Rider of the Year awards are due June 30.... Read More

Testing for the dwarfism and hydrocephaly mutations before breeding can help ensure a healthy foal results.

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Friesian Dwarfism, Hydrocephaly Genetic Tests Available

April 28, 2017

Genetic Testing at Gluck is offering tests to identify carriers of the dwarfism and hydrocephaly mutations.... Read More

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Physiology of Equine Aging

April 28, 2017

Rutgers researchers have gained a better understanding of how horses' bodies change as they age. Here's what we know.... Read More

Jessica Phoenix (CAN) and Pavarotti danced their way into the lead after the first day of dressage at Rolex Kentucky.

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Phoenix Leads After Day One of Dressage at Rolex Kentucky

April 27, 2017

Jessica Phoenix (CAN) and Pavarotti danced their way into the lead after the first day of dressage at Rolex Kentucky. ... Read More

Emma Ford (right) leads Mighty Nice as they walk with team manager Joanie Morris during the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Q&A: Veteran Rolex Three-Day Event Groom Emma Ford

April 27, 2017

U.S. Olympian Philip Dutton's head groom shares her secrets to keeping horses healthy during international competition.... Read More

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Salt River Horses so Far Safe From Bush Fire

April 27, 2017

The Cactus fire broke out on April 25 and has consumed about 25 acres.... Read More

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Danielle Jostes Named UK Equine Philanthropy Director

April 27, 2017

Jostes will connect individuals and stakeholders to strategic priorities within the college's equine-related programs. ... Read More

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Biosecurity, Hygiene, and Horses

April 27, 2017

The mainstays of biosecurity still center around good hygiene, diagnostics, quarantine, isolation, and traffic control.... Read More

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59 Horses to Start 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 26, 2017

The field, including past Rolex champions and four-star first-timers, will begin with dressage on Thursday and Friday.... Read More

The tapeworm, <em>Anoplocephala perfoliata</em>, gathers around the junction between the small and the large intestine in the cecum. This parasite is very common and most horses tolerate it well. Large tapeworm burdens can cause colic in the horse. Pyrantel (double dose) and praziquantel are effective drugs for treating tapeworms.

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Researchers Develop Saliva-Based Equine Tapeworm Test

April 26, 2017

This could encourage the use of targeted deworming programs to help reduce parasite resistance, scientists said.... Read More

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Elzinga Wins Second UK Vet Science 3-MT Competition

April 26, 2017

Sarah Elzinga, MS, is studying inflammation and insulin dysregulation in the horse. ... Read More

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Indoor Arena Dust: Damaging to Horse and Rider

April 26, 2017

Dusty arenas could be compromising your respiratory health, right along with your horse's.... Read More

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Helping an Easy Keeper Breathe Easy

April 26, 2017

My older horse has respiratory allergies. Is there anything I can do to help him breathe easier while wearing a muzzle?... Read More

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Tips for Evaluating the Subfertile Mare

April 26, 2017

One veterinarian describes how to use endometrial culture, cytology, and biopsy to evaluate subbertile mares.... Read More

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Studs: Boosting Horses' Traction in Sporting Events

April 25, 2017

Take a look at how adding studs to horseshoes can help horses navigate less-than-ideal footing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Feeding Alfalfa

April 25, 2017

Of the 1,244 respondents, 504 (41%) said they feed their horses alfalfa hay.... Read More

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Barn Air Quality Affects Horses' Breathing

April 25, 2017

Learn how to make changes around the barn to reduce horses' likelihood of developing respiratory disease.... Read More

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Maine Horse Owners: Now is the Time to Vaccinate

April 25, 2017

Veterinary officials encouraged owners to vaccinate against rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, and West Nile virus.... Read More

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Are Foals of Obese Mares At Risk for Musculoskeletal Issues?

April 25, 2017

Overweight mares often produce heavier foals, which studies have shown are at-risk for musculoskeletal disorders.... Read More

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More Work Might Mean Your Horse Needs More Calories

April 24, 2017

Have you increased your horse's workload this spring? Find out how to safely increase his energy intake to match.... Read More

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Common Dewormers: Still Effective Against Small Strongyles?

April 24, 2017

Study results revealed that three commercially available dewormers showed poor efficacy on the majority of farms tested.... Read More