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

Impending Storm Forces Louisiana Racetrack Evacuations

About 1,000 horses are currently stabled at the Fair Grounds Race Course for a Quarter Horse racing meet. Read More

CSU Equine Reproduction Lab Receives $3 million Gift

Bud and Jo Adams donated the funds to support teaching, research, and clinical services at the laboratory. Read More

Horse Pasture Management 101 Seminars Scheduled

The University of Maryland (UMD) Extension will be hosting two day-long seminars on horse pasture management. Read More

First 'WSU Horse Course' for Owners Taking Place Sept. 7

Lecture topics will include dental care, foot problems, vaccinations, first-aid care, colic, and toxic plants. Read More

Top Tweets from Day 2 of the 2013 ISES Conference

View some of the top tweets from the second day of the International Society for Equitation Science conference Read More

Top Tweets from Day 1 of the 2013 ISES Conference

View some of the top tweets from Day 1 of the International Society for Equitation Science conference. Read More

UGA to Host Horse Health Seminar for Owners

On Aug. 10, the University of Georgia (UGA) will play host to a horse health seminar for owners. Read More

10 Summer Horse Care Resources on

High temperatures and humidity can make caring for horses a challenging endeavor. Read More

WCVM Seeking Healthy Horses for Respiratory Study

Researchers are seeking healthy, client-owned horses to take part in research on equine respiratory disease. Read More

University of Maryland Extension to Hold Forage Workshop

Discussion topics will include techniques for evaluating hay, forage alternative options, and more. Read More

Equine Guelph to Offer Equine Genetics Course

Equine Guelph will offer a 12-week equine genetics course in the fall of 2013. Read More

Vernon Downs EHV-1: One Horse Euthanized

One of three EHV-1 positive horses at Vernon Downs has been euthanized, a May 8 statement said. Read More

Vernon Downs EHV-1: At Least Four Horses Affected

Laboratory tests indicate at least four horses stabled at Vernon Downs are positive for EHV-1. Read More

CSU to Dedicate Equine Reproduction Lab April 26

CSU will celebrate the grand opening of its new Equine Reproduction Laboratory from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 26 Read More

Pfizer Animal Health is Now Zoetis

The animal health division of Pfizer has become Zoetis, a stand-alone animal health company. Read More

AHC, AAEP Issue Letter on Equine Disease Outbreaks

The AHC and the AAEP issued an open letter to the horse industry regarding U.S. equine disease outbreaks. Read More

Florida EHV-1: Officials Await Test Results

Officials await results on samples from horses connected to the HITS facility quarantined due to EHV-1. Read More

2013 EHV-1 Tracker Map

Get up-to-date information on EHV-1 outbreaks and associated quarantines with our interactive map. Read More

Wellington, Fla., Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

The horse tested negative on a nasal PCR swab, but positive for EHV-1 on a blood test. Read More

2013 Western Veterinary Conference Kicks Off in Las Vegas

This year's equine program features presentations on a variety of horse health topics. Read More

Rachel Alexandra's Foal Bonds with Nurse Mare

The foal is being raised by a "professional" nurse mare who has cared for foals at Stonestreet in the past. Read More

Purdue to Host Horseman's Education Forum

Scheduled lecture topics include MRI and CT, ocular emergencies, foal care, and senior horse care and more. Read More Named Finalist in 2013 ESMAs is a finalist in four categories for the 2013 PagePlay Equestrian Social Media Awards (ESMAs). Read More

Univ. of Edinburgh Online Equine Nutrition Course Begins Jan. 28

More than 10,000 individuals have already signed up to take part in the course on horse nutrition. Read More

Equine Guelph to Host Healthy, Happy Horse Workshop

The workshop will feature hands-on sessions on topics relating to horse management and health care. Read More