The Horse Staff

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care is a monthly equine publication providing the latest news and information on the health, care, welfare, and management of all equids.

Articles by The Horse Staff

Knox Awarded AAEP/Pony Club Scholarship

Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine student Peter Knox was awarded the 1997 American Association of Equine Practitioners/United States Pony Club (USPC) scholarship awarded to a veterinary student who has been, or is Read More

Keeneland Donates To Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

The Keeneland Association, a non-dividend -paying corporation that holds Thoroughbred racing and auctions in Lexington, Ky., recently donated $12,500 for equine medical research. The donation was made to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Read More

Oxytocin And Maternal Recognition Of Pregnancy In Mares

It is well established that early conceptus loss (the embryo and its associated extra-embryonic membranes) is a major source of reproductive inefficiency in domestic animals. Early pregnancy in all mammals is characterized by a high fertilizatio Read More

Salmonella Antimicrobial Susceptibility

In the October 1996 issue of the Equine Disease Quarterly, Salmonella isolates from equine cases over a six-year period at the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC) were discussed. From June 1994 to June 1996, 3,340 equine Read More

Japanese Encephalitis

The report of Japanese encephalitis in Korea among recently imported horses re-emphasizes the serious consequences that can occur following the international movement of horses if appropriate preventive measures are not taken. Japanese Read More

National Reining Breeders Cup Created

The National Reining Breeders Cup was established in late summer of 1997 with the list of subscribed stallions already readying like a "Who's Who" in the reining world. The NRBC was created to give the offspring of Read More

When are Fillies Fertile?

At what age does a filly go into heat? Our 18-month-old Haflinger/Arab mix shows signs of coming into heat. Read More