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Veterinarian: Always Assess Equine Heart Murmurs

Assess the impact any heart murmur has on athletic performance or on rider and animal safety. Read More

34 Vet Students Rewarded for Commitment to Equine Medicine

Since its establishment in 2008, the scholarship program has provided $905,500 to 228 veterinary students. Read More

ISES, WDM Develop Code of Conduct for Horse Events

The code of conduct aims to ensure optimal horse and rider welfare and safety at events around the world. Read More

Survey: More than a Third of Horse Owners Don't Conduct FECs

A recent shows that more than a third of British owners never conduct fecal egg counts (FECs) on their horses. Read More

UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to Take Place June 3

Specialists will speak on fencing options, sampling techniques for soil fertility and hay quality, and more. Read More

Equine Management Survey Underway

The researchers hope to gain an understanding of how horses are cared for and managed in different countries. Read More

Speakers for AHC's 2014 Issues Forum Announced

The event will feature a variety of representatives from across the horse industry. Read More

OIE Hands Down 'Pivotal' Decision on Sport Horse Movement

Members of the OIE voted to adopt in principle the "high-health, high-performance horse" concept. Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Found in Kinney County, Texas, Horses

Affected and exposed horses will be monitored by regulatory veterinarians until all lesions have healed. Read More

Officials Remind Horse Owners to Practice Biosecurity

The TAHC reminds owners to keep horses healthy by practicing simple biosecurity measures while traveling. Read More

Frye to become First Woman to lead CSU Veterinary School

Cardiovascular physiology and equine medicine expert Dr. Melinda Frye will take the reins in July. Read More

Veterinarian: Keep Horses' Vaccines Current

South Carolina state veterinarian Boyd Parr, DVM, recommends owners keep their horses' vaccinations current. Read More

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists Celebrates Grand Opening

Cornell University will operate the former Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located near Belmont Park. Read More

KEEP Celebrates 10 Years of Enhancing Equine Interests

Kentucky horsemen formed KEEP to improve the economics of the state's signature horse industry. Read More

Owners Urged to Ensure Horses' Vaccinations are Up to Date

Delaware owners are advised to ensure horses' vaccinations are current to protect against dangerous diseases. Read More

Henry Schein Animal Health Acquires Majority in SmartPak

SmartPak's Board of Directors has approved a majority investment in the company by Henry Schein Animal Health. Read More

Horse Owners Advised to Guard against Mosquitoes

Take steps to protect horses against diseases spread by mosquitoes that are becoming active with warm weather. Read More

AHC's 2014 Issues Forum and Convention Approach

The June 24 National Issues Forum will feature a program titled "Where Have All the Horses Gone?" Read More

Tomlinson to Discuss Equine Gastric Ulcers during Lecture

Dr. Joy Tomlinson will present on the prevention and treatment of gastric ulcers in horses. Read More

Caramello Named Director of UHC

Dagmar Caramello, MA, has joined the American Horse Council as the director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition. Read More

Body Condition Scoring: Hands-On Help for Your Horse

Learn how to assess your horse's body condition score and how the skill could help his health in the long run. Read More

Colorado Horse Tests Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

The horse began showing signs consistent with neurologic EHV-1 this week; the animal has been euthanized. Read More

UF to Dedicate New Equine Sports Performance Complex

The new venue is designed to allow vets to better evaluate performance horses under saddle. Read More

Time to Vaccinate Horses against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Massachusetts officials say early vaccination ensures animals are protected prior to peak arboviral season. Read More

Veterinarian: Take Precautions to Protect Horses from EHM

Recent EHM cases should remind owners that good biosecurity practices can help prevent equine illness. Read More