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Blodgett Appointed to AHC Board

September 04, 2015

Glenn Blodgett, DVM, is also the current president of the American Quarter Horse Association.... Read More

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Hendra Virus Confirmed Near Lismore, New South Wales

September 04, 2015

The unvaccinated 8-year-old gelding fell ill on Sept. 2 and was euthanized Sept. 3.... Read More

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Heaves Lecture Scheduled for Sept. 15

September 04, 2015

Dr. Emilie Setlakwe will present "A Cough, a Wheeze, Could it be Heaves?" at Tryon Equine Hospital. ... Read More

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Washoe Valley, Nevada, Horse Tests Positive for WNV

September 04, 2015

The 13-year-old mare developed neurologic complications and was taken to the University of California, Davis.... Read More

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Study Examines Method to Reduce Pawing Frequency

September 04, 2015

It's all about teaching him that if he does something else--even standing still--he'll get a reward, researchers say.... Read More

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OSRC Receives Update on Cobalt Study

September 04, 2015

The research will begin once the five Standardbreds to be used in the study have cleared a routine quarantine.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle Sponsor the Kentucky Experience

September 03, 2015

The Kentucky Experience includes tickets to the National Horse Show, a tour of Rood & Riddle, and more.... Read More

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Sept. 7 is Old Friends Day at Belterra Park

September 03, 2015

Belterra will celebrate Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility that cares for more than 150 ex-racehorses.... Read More

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Tail Blocking's Effects on Horse Communication

September 03, 2015

If a horse's tail has been nerved, is he at a social disadvantage when turned out with others? ... Read More

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South Dakota Implements Equine Requirements for State Fair

September 03, 2015

Participating horses must have a health certificate issued by their veterinarian within 48 hours of arrival.... Read More

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South Carolina Man Indicted for Animal Cruelty

September 03, 2015

Ronald Hevener was indicted for allegedly maltreating more than 20 Arabian horses at a Calhoun County farm.... Read More

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Is That Horse Happy or Sad? His Whinny Will Tell

September 03, 2015

Researchers say it appears horses can transmit their emotions through their whinnies.... Read More

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Old Friends Stakes to Take Place Sept. 16 at Kentucky Downs

September 03, 2015

A portion of the proceeds from a special seating option will benefit the Georgetown, Kentucky-based nonprofit.... Read More

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NSAIDs: Are You Following the Rules?

September 02, 2015

Use caution when administering a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) to your horse close to a competition.... Read More

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Application Period for 2016 TIP Shows Now Open

September 02, 2015

The Thoroughbred Incentive Program offers high-point awards and classes for Thoroughbreds in multiple disciplines.... Read More

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NYTHA to Invest in New Drug Testing Equipment

September 02, 2015

The triple quadrupole mass spectrometer will be used to screen for new drugs alleged to be used in horse racing.... Read More

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NC State Equine Trio Receives Rehabilitation Certification

September 02, 2015

The two veterinarians and one clinical technician are developing sports medicine and rehab services at NC State.... Read More

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The Importance of Limb Conformation

September 02, 2015

Researchers are always working to determine which deviations from the norm are performance-limiting. ... Read More

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EQUUS Foundation Awards Grants and Scholarships in 2015

September 02, 2015

The EQUUS Foundation awarded more than $250,000 to organizations working to improve equine welfare and more.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Third Equine WNV Case of 2015

September 01, 2015

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Shelby County is recovering and is in stable condition.... Read More

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FEI President Pushes 'Clean Sport' Message

September 01, 2015

The FEI is preparing to launch the global Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Program on Jan. 1, 2016.... Read More

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BLM Utah Proposes Wild Horse and Burro Research Projects

September 01, 2015

The BLM will work with the United States Geological Survey to conduct several studies on wild horses and burros.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Tack Cleaning

September 01, 2015

Of the 870 respondents, 298 (34%) said they clean their horses' tack a few times per year. ... Read More

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Are You Already Thinking About Blanket Season?

September 01, 2015

Don't wait until winter! Prepare ahead of time with tips on deciding whether to blanket, how to fit a blanket, and more.... Read More

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Scientists Compare Insulin Resistance Test Options

September 01, 2015

Researchers ran four tests on the same group of horses to compare results and determine sensitivity and specificity.... Read More