Jennifer Whittle, TheHorse.com Intern
Articles by Jennifer Whittle
August 27, 2009
Common variable immunodeficiency is a rare, but serious disease in adult horses that often leads to hospitalization, said Maria Julia Bevilaqua Felippe Flaminio, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, who presented research on the topic at the American Read More
August 19, 2009
Broadband Internet access is often considered a luxury in rural areas. But a bill signed into law by President Obama this past February could result in many rural areas receiving faster Internet connectivity.
In the American Recovery and Read More
August 17, 2009
A horse residing in Harford County, Md., was euthanized and tested positive for rabies, resulting in a 45-day quarantine of the farm.
Around July 13, owners of the horse began to notice drastic changes in the horse's behavior and gait. Read More
August 08, 2009
A new stall-side pain scoring system for horses could help veterinarians better determine the need for analgesics in lame horses, according to Kirsten Wegner, DVM, Dipl. ACVA (veterinary anesthesiology), an assistant professor of anesthesia at Read More
August 08, 2009
Certain levels and durations of training may predispose horses to aortic valve prolapse (AVP), said Gayle Hallowell, MA, VetMB, CertVA, Dipl. ACVIM-LAIM (large animal internal medicine), MRCVS, who presented research findings at the American Read More
August 03, 2009
Only nine months after launching TheHorse.com's Thoroughbred Adoption Service, 175 horses have found new homes.
The list of available Thoroughbreds is composed of horses of all ages and backgrounds, from young colts that have just begun Read More
July 24, 2009
Lameness, weight loss, colic, and equine Cushing's syndrome are the four top reasons for euthanizing an older horse, said Catherine McGowan, BVSc, PhD, RCVS, European specialist in equine internal medicine, who presented research by Thomas Read More
July 14, 2009
Intentionally approaching a wild horse in Currituck County, N.C., could get visitors in some serious trouble. On July 6, the Currituck County Board of Commissioners made it illegal to intentionally come anywhere within 50 feet of a wild Read More
July 08, 2009
Owners and equine rescue groups with unidentified Thoroughbreds that sport lip tattoos now have access to free identification services provided by the Jockey Club.
Unveiled in April, the free tattoo lookup service allows horse owners and Read More
July 07, 2009
Veterinarians will have the opportunity to volunteer their time at a Seattle-area equine rescue when they gather for the 2009 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) conference.
Hope for Horses is the first equine shelter to become a Read More