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

Horse Owners Warned that Ragwort in UK "Worse than Ever"

Ragwort is a poisonous weed for horses which results resulting in liver damage and, sometimes, death. Read More

Equine Piroplasmosis Horse Course Archived

Robert Mealey, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM discussed the therapeutics and immunology associated with piroplasmosis. Read More

Ninth West Nile Virus Case Reported in Kentucky

A 5-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse with a West Nile virus vaccination history was euthanized on Sept. 3. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE: Equine Cushing's Disease (PPID), Sept. 18

During this live event, our experts will answer your questions about caring for the Cushingoid horse. Read More

Penn State Equine Grazing School, Sept. 22

The grazing school will take place on Sept. 22 and will cover a variety of pasture and forage related topics. Read More

Equine Acupuncture Focus of Sept. KENA Meeting

Rhonda Rathgeber, DVM, PhD, will discuss the use of acupuncture in equine medicine. Read More

Univ. of Md. Extension Schedules Routine Horse Care Lectures

The three-part series will cover routine veterinary, farriery, and dental care. Read More

CSU to Offer Horse Health Discussions for Veterinarians

The first discussion, which will cover sacroiliac pain in horses, is scheduled for Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Read More

Weaning Stress Horse Course Archived

Amanda Adams, PhD, gave an overview of weaning stressors and how to keep foals healthy during the transition. Read More

2012 Olympic Equestrian Events Timetable Announced

This year's equestrian events begin July 27 and continue through Aug. 9. Read More

Horse Pasture Management Seminar Scheduled for Sept. 8

The day-long seminar on horse pasture management on Sept. 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE: Traveling Safely with Horses, July 31

Veterinary panelists will answer questions on keeping horses safe, healthy, and comfortable while on the road. Read More

Equine Environmental Stewardship Courses Scheduled

Penn State Extension has announced the dates and times of a four-part equine environmental stewardship course. Read More

Lecture on Chemical Free Pasture Weed Control Scheduled

The weed control lecture, hosted by the University of Maryland, will take place July 19. Read More

TheHorse.com Launches Olympic Equestrian Events Blog

TheHorse.com blogger and author, Jennifer Bryant, returns to cover the equestrian events during 2012 Olympics. Read More

LSU Equine Center Releases Fifth Research Report

The report chronicles and reviews research conducted by LSU faculty and students from 2008 through 2010. Read More

Alltech News and Brews Lecture on Foal Diseases, June 27

Dale Brown, DVM, of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, will deliver the lecture on diseases in young horses. Read More

Equine Parasite Control Horse Course Archived

Equine parasite-control case studies and practical parasite control recommendations are discussed. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE: Stall Rest and Rehab

The panelists will answer questions on managing your horse during stall rest and rehabilitation. Read More

Pastured Horse Health, Nutrition Lecture Scheduled, June 21

Speakers will address several topics surrounding the nutritional and health needs of pastured horses. Read More

Blood-Horse Publications Earns 13 AHP Awards

Blood-Horse Publications, parent company of The Horse, received 13 American Horse Publications (AHP) awards. Read More

Hurricane Season Resources for Horse Owners

Learn how to prepare yourself, your horse, and your farm for the hurricane season. Read More

Equine Identification: Free Webinar

Presenter Monty McInturff, DVM, will detail why equine identification is vital to horse owners and vets. Read More

Equine Diagnostic Imaging Horse Course Archived

The presentation, "Latest Technologies in Diagnosing Equine Lameness," was led by Kent Allen, DVM. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE: Common Equine Skin Conditions

Veterinarians will answer your questions on common equine skin conditions live on May 17 at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Read More