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: Horse Adoption and Rescue September 21

Join us for a free Ask the Vet LIVE online Q&A about Horse Adoption and Rescue on Sept. 21, from 8-9 p.m. Read More

Normal Horse Temperature, Heart Rate, Breathing Rate

Quick reference guide on normal temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate in horses. Read More

Equine Malignant Melanoma Horse Course Archived

The latest Horse Course on equine malignant melanoma is now available for viewing on TheHorse.com. Read More

TLAER to Host Training at MSU

TLAER is hosting a large animal emergency rescue awareness course at Mississippi State University, Oct. 22-23. Read More

UGA Horse Owners Seminar Scheduled for Aug. 13

The University of Georgia (UGA) College of Veterinary Medicine will host its sixth annual Horse Owners Seminar Read More

Ask the Vet LIVE on "Unwanted Horses" Now Archived

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on unwanted horses was held on June 22, and the recording is now Read More

The Horse, Sister Publications Win Industry Media Honors

Blood-Horse Publications garnered no less than 14 honors in the American Horse Publications annual awards Read More

Horses with Osteoarthritis Sought for Study

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking horses diagnosed with osteoarthritis to Read More

Veterinarians Release Uncle Mo's Diagnosis

Uncle Mo has a case of cholangiohepatitis, which, is a severe inflammation of the bile passages and adjacent Read More

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