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

Mich. State Associate Professor Named Charter Diplomate of ACAW

Carla Carleton, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, was named one of 27 Charter Diplomates of the newly-formed organization. Read More

Western CVM to Host 4-H, Pony Clubbers for Educational Day

Horse health-related sessions will be targeted at different age groups and experience levels. Read More

Readers: Nominate for the 2013 ESMA Awards

Readers can nominate The Horse and for 2013 ESMA awards until Dec. 21. Read More

BHS: "A Horse is for Life, Not Just for Christmas"

The BHS reminds those considering a gift horse for Christmas that these animals require care for life. Read More

University of Nottingham Seeking Vet Participation in Colic Survey

The survey will collect information on how cases of colic present and are assessed in veterinary practice. Read More

UCD offers New Equine Sports Medicine Graduate Certificate

The course is designed for veterinarians already in practice who'd like to pursue a sports medicine career. Read More

The Horse Launches Redesigned Website

Based on feedback from users, the new website will offer a cleaner, more efficient user experience. Read More

Global Laminitis Conference Scheduled Nov. 2-3 in Calif.

This year's event features a horse owner program covering advancements in laminitis research and more. Read More

2012 Hagyard Bluegrass Symposium Scheduled for Nov. 1-4

This year, the symposium will focus on "the latest techniques and topics for the reproduction veterinarian." Read More

WSU Lecture: Assessing Equine Heart Murmur Significance

Veterinarians can earn 1 CE hour for attending the Nov. 6 webinar. Read More

Hendra Quarantine in North Queensland Released

The quarantine was put in place in early September when a horse tested positive for the virus. Read More

Participation Sought in Breeding Farm Biosecurity Survey

Researchers are seeking participation in a survey evaluating biosecurity practices at equine breeding farms. Read More

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