Megan Arszman

Megan Arszman received a Bachelor of Science In print journalism and equine science from Murray State University in Murray, Ky., and loves combining her love of horses, photography, and writing. In her “free time,” when she’s not busy working as a horse show secretary or riding her American Quarter Horses on her parents’ Indiana farm, she’s training and competing her Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Swedish Vallhund in dog agility and running.

Articles by Megan Arszman

Equine Piroplasmosis Confirmed in North Carolina

North Carolina horse owners are being urged to guard against equine piroplasmosis after 11 horses were confirmed with the infectious disease. The horses were found in four counties: Robeson, Sampson, Harnett, and Wake, and farms are now under q Read More

Deworming: Readers Worry Most About Strongyles

More than 390 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What is your most important parasite concern?" Read More

Horse in New Jersey Rescued from Drainage Canal

How many people and pieces of equipment does it take to extricate a 1,400-pound Trakehner mare from a 4-foot-deep ditch? On Aug. 11 New Jersey residents discovered it could take three different fire departments, plus shovels, a backhoe, straps, Read More

Readers Share Fecal Egg Count Test Experiences

More than 590 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Does your veterinarian recommend fecal egg count exams?" Read More

WNV and EEE: Massachusetts Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

Massachusetts state officials have urged horse owners to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) after a second horse was euthanized last week. This was the first case of EEE in Worchester County si Read More

Readers Focus on Wild Horses

More than 1,000 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What do you think should happen with wild/feral horses?" Read More

EEE: Another Florida Horse Dead

Less than one week after a Massachusetts colt died due to the disease, Florida has seen yet another horse die from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).

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Hot Barns in the Summer: Readers Share Cooling Tips

More than 550 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How do you keep your barn cool during the summer?" Read More

Readers Share Preference for Scheduling Online Events

More than 460 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What time of day (or night) would be best for you to catch an online webinar or live chat event related to horse health care? Read More

WEG Organizers Lower Ticket Prices

The hottest ticket in town just got hotter. Ticket prices for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), to be held Sept. 25 - Oct. 10 in Lexington, Ky., have been temporarily lowered in an effort to boost sales, according to Kentucky.com. Read More

Hot Summer Tips Shared by Readers

More than 830 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What precautions do you take during hot weather when riding your horse?" Read More

Clone of Top Gun La Silla Born

Cryozootech has announced the birth of a clone of top show jumping gelding Top Gun La Silla on March 16. Top Gun La Silla, a Hanoverian gelding born in 1982, was an international grand prix show jumping champion ridden by Dutch rider Jan Tops from 1 Read More

EEE: Two Horses Confirmed in Georgia

Just one week after the Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner announced a spike in Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) cases, the Georgia Division of Public Health has confirmed two positive cases of EEE in horses found in Brooks Count Read More

Readers Share Summer Plans

More than 530 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What are your summer horse plans?"

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Lukas, the "World's Smartest Horse," to Release Documentary Soon

Filming has completed on the life documentary of Lukas, the Guinness World Record titleholder for the "World's Smartest Horse." The self-titled documentary follows him as a "racetrack reject" to his explosion on the worl Read More

Rabies: Louisiana Mare Euthanized

Louisiana officials have confirmed that a horse was euthanized after coming into the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medice in Baton Rouge with clinical signs of rabies on June 28. The 6-year-old Thoroughbred mare was exhibiting Read More

EEE: Florida Horse Owners Cautioned about Spike in Cases

Florida horse owners are being urged by Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson to get their animals vaccinated following an upsurge in the number of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) cases.

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Summer Pain Relief: Readers Share Tips

More than 520 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What do you use when your horse is sore from training, competing, traveling, etc.?"

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Vaccinations: Readers Do Most in Spring, Not Summer

More than 360 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Does your summer activity level influence your equine influenza vaccination schedule?" Read More

Summer Travel Concerns Shared by Readers

More than 660 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What is your biggest health concern when traveling with your horse?" Read More

Readers Share Summer Worries

More than 670 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What is your top horse health concern for summer?" Read More

WEG: Readers Cite Ticket Price Concerns

More than 450 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Are you planning on attending the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in person?" Read More

Manure Management in Pastures: Readers Share Tips

More than 830 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What do you do with the manure in your pastures/paddocks?" Read More

Alternative Therapies: Readers Weigh In

Readers responded to a poll asking, "What alternative therapeutic options have you used on your horse?" Read More

Hoof Lameness: Readers Share Common Complaints

More than 910 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What type of hoof lameness have you experienced with your horse?" Read More