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Why Does a Horse Whinny?

December 25, 2014

Learn about equine vocalization and how horses might or might not use whinnies to communicate. ... Read More

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The Horse's Top Blog Posts of 2014

December 25, 2014

The Horse's bloggers had a busy 2014. Here's a look back at the past year's most viewed blog posts.... Read More

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Horse Rescue Operators Share Christmas Wish Lists

December 25, 2014

The holidays are prime time for supporting charities, and horse rescues often top equine enthusiasts' lists.... Read More

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The Horse's Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2014

December 24, 2014

Covering a variety of horse health topics, the following articles received the most views over the past year. Enjoy!... Read More

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UK Extension Agents to Host 8th Annual Pastures Please

December 24, 2014

Lecture topics include weed control, how to re-establish pastures, and plants that are poisonous to horses.... Read More

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Good Horse Keeping and Other Advice From Equine Rescuers

December 24, 2014

Rescue operators share advice on small steps owners can take to keep their horses out of less-than-ideal situations.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Breeding Plans for 2015

December 23, 2014

Of the 535 respondents, 401 (75%) said they do not plan to breed a mare in 2015.... Read More

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Kiri's Clown Dead at 25

December 23, 2014

The 25-year-old Thoroughbred stallion was euthanized Dec. 22 due to complications following colic surgery.... Read More

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Could Your Horse Have Gastric Ulcers?

December 23, 2014

Studies have shown that a high percentage of performance-, show-, and racehorses have gastric ulcers.... Read More

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Neurectomy for Laminitis

December 23, 2014

My veterinarian suspects my horse has laminitis. Would a neurectomy help my horse's condition?... Read More

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Delaware Fire Claims 12 Horses

December 23, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a Hockessin barn blaze that killed a dozen horses; one horse survived.... Read More

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Navicular Drug Receives FDA Approval

December 23, 2014

Tildren is approved to control clinical signs associated with navicular syndrome in horses.... Read More

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Catastrophic Injuries in Racing Quarter Horses Studied

December 23, 2014

More than 56% of injuries occurred in the right forelimb, the opposite of what's most commonly seen in Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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RCI Appoints Five to New Medication Board

December 22, 2014

Drs. Rick Sams, Scott Stanley, Mary Robinson, Ken McKeever, and George Maylin have been appointed to the board.... Read More

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Bell to Head Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

December 22, 2014

James G. "Jimmy" Bell, president and racing manager of Darley America, has been elected president of the organization.... Read More

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Britain's New Racehorse Steroid Policy Change Delayed

December 22, 2014

The policy change date was adjusted to allow more time to clarify certain elements of the new rules.... Read More

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Equine Dentistry: Beyond the Basics

December 22, 2014

High-tech equipment and techniques are helping veterinarians provide better equine dental care.... Read More

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Register Now for UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 22, 2014

The programs are open to veterinarians, owners, or anyone interested in learning about reproduction and management.... Read More

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Aussie Thoroughbred Sale Buyers Can Request Steroid Test

December 21, 2014

The sales company is offering the testing based on new rules banning anabolic steroid use in racehorses.... Read More

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RMTC Plans Changes but No Merger with RCI

December 21, 2014

The RCI had invited the RMTC to merge with the former group's new Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee.... Read More

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Researchers Identify Corneal Dystrophy in Friesians

December 21, 2014

Corneal dystrophy in Friesians could have a genetic basis, but the condition responds well to appropriate treatment.... Read More

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BLM Gathering Burros from Nevada's Pahrump Valley

December 20, 2014

The BLM says the burros pose a safety hazard on area roadways and have caused private property damage.... Read More

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Racehorse Tax Break Passes Congress

December 20, 2014

A provision that retroactively extends three-year tax depreciation for all racehorses was passed Dec. 16.... Read More

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Horse Knees: The Crooked, the Chipped, and the Inflamed

December 20, 2014

Horses' knees are prone to both congenital and acquired lameness problems. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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Marketer Voluntarily Recalls Equine Gastric Ulcer Product

December 19, 2014

Tristar Equine Marketing has recalled Gastrotec after receiving a warning letter from the FDA regarding its marketing.... Read More