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.

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Ask the Vet Live Q&A: Conditioning Horses Now Available

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE event on conditioning horses was held on May 26, and the recording is now Read More

Equine Herpesvirus-1 Myeloencephalitis (EHV-1/EHM) Resources

Information on the equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak in the western U.S., and more info on the disease. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Green Horse Keeping Now Available

There is no need to start panicking about osteoarthritis (OA) the day your foal's feet hit the ground, but its impact should be considered following every footfall thereafter. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Poisonous Plants Now Available

TheHorse.com's free Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A chat on Poisonous Plants was held March 30, and the audio recording is now available. Just about every pasture or horse property on the planet has undesirable plants or weeds on it. What weeds, trees, and Read More

TheHorse.com Wins Two Equestrian Social Media Awards

In the inaugural Equestrian Social Media Awards (ESMA), TheHorse.com took home top honors in the "Best Use of Twitter, International" and the "Most Informative, International" categories, and third place in the "Best Use of Facebook, International" Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE: Equine Dental Care Recording Now Available

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE session on Equine Dental Care, held on Feb. 24, is now available for listening on demand. Listen in as Mary DeLorey, DVM, owner of Northwest Equine Dentistry Inc., and Erin Denney-Jones, DVM, owner of Florida Equine Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE: Feeding Foals and Young Horses Recording Now Available

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE on Feeding Foals and Young Horses, held on Dec. 15, is now available for listening on demand. Questions about developmental orthopedic disease in horses, grains, forages, supplements, breed differences, and more Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE: Healthy Barns/Stalls Recording Now Available

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE session on Healthy Barns/Stalls, held on Nov. 18, is now available for listening on demand. Discussion about what dealing with dangers might be present in barns, making stalls as healthy and safe as they should ... Read More

Equine Herpesvirus Prompts Finger Lakes Racetrack Quarantine

According to a press release from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, department animal health officials are investigating a case of equine herpesvirus (EHV) that prompted a quarantine of one barn at Finger Lakes Racetrack. Read More

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) 2010 Convention Preview

When the 56th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners drops anchor in Baltimore, Md., Dec. 4-8, a sea of learning opportunities awaits the equine veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians expected to attend. Read More

2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention Preview

When the 56th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners drops anchor in Baltimore, Md., Dec. 4-8, a sea of learning opportunities awaits the equine veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians expected to attend. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Common Colic Questions Recording Now Available

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE session on Common Colic Questions, held on Oct. 13, is now available for listening on demand. Scores of questions on colic causes, risk factors, prevention, and treatment, and more were answered by veterinarians Read More

Behind the Scenes at the WEG On-Site Veterinary Clinic

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the WEG 2010 veterinary clinic with veterinary coordinator Dr. Kent Allen. Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: World Equestrian Games Horse Care Recording Now Available

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE session on World Equestrian Games Horse Care, held on Sept. 8, is now available for listening on demand. Scores of questions on transportation of World Equestrian Games equine athletes, nutrition, pain management, and Read More

TheHorse.com Presents Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Common Hoof Problems

Thrush, underrun heels, hoof cracks, and laminitis, oh my! Today's horses can face many common hoof problems, whether the animals are pasture pets or high-level competition horses. Join us on Monday, Aug. 16, for a live chat event on hoof problems. Read More

EVA: Stallion in England Tests Positive

A stallion has tested positive for the venereal disease Equine viral arteritis (EVA) in Staffordshire, England, reports HorseandHound. Breeding restrictions have Read More

Four Horses Killed By Lightning Strike

Four Thoroughbred racehorses were killed by lightning in Jasper, Ga., Monday, July 26. Two geldings and two pregnant mares were found dead in their field located on the 66-acre farm owned by James and Irma Green. The horses were valu Read More

TheHorse.com Presents Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Weaning July 28

Do you have questions about weaning strategies and health concerns for recently weaned foals and/or their dams? You're not the only one! Join us on Wednesday, July 28, from 8:00-8:30 p.m. EST for our Ask the Vet Live Q&A chat event on weaning... Read More

Top Show Jumper Oki Doki Dead

Oki Doki, owned by Jose Larocca and famous for his partnership with former owner/rider Albert Zoer, died Tuesday, July 20, after complications from surgery to repair an injured tendon. Read More

Donkey Cruelty Case in Russia

As reported by Horse & Hound, a donkey was forced to parasail on a Russian beach last week in what has been deemed an act of animal cruelty. The donkey was at Read More

Wildfire Leads to Arizona Animal Shelter Emergency Grant

As the wildfire near Flagstaff, Ariz., continued to grow and the Second Chance Center for Animals was forced to evacuate with 180 animals and set up a temporary outdoor shelter beyond the fires' range at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaf Read More

The Horse Magazine, TheHorse.com Honored for Publishing Excellence

At last night's American Horse Publications Annual Awards contest in Lexington, Ky., The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care magazine and TheHorse.com happily received five awards for excellence in equine publishing in 2009. Read More

Live Video Stream of 100-Day Countdown Commemoration Available at TheHorse.com

Today Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is commemorating 100 days to the opening ceremonies with a celebration in downtown Lexington, Ky., and live video will be available below. Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak in Arizona

The first cases of vesicular stomatitis this year were reported in three horses in Cochise County, Ariz. Vesicular stomatitis is sporadically occurring virus that causes blister-like lesions in the mouth and on the dental pad, tongue, lips, nostrils, Read More

Tire Blowout in Ohio Leaves Two Horses in Surgery

In one of a horse owner's worst nightmares, a front tire blowout in a pickup truck has left five family members in the vehicle split up between Lebanon, Ohio, area hospitals and two horses in surgery, according to Read More