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Researchers Develop Regional Fat Scoring System for Horses

May 30, 2017

The system measures fat deposits near the stomach and small intestine, around the heart, neck crest, and rump.... Read More

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Nutrition and the Equine Topline

May 29, 2017

Find out how proper nutrition, including high-quality protein, could help improve muscling over your horse's back.... Read More

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Nevada Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 29, 2017

With heavy rain and snowfall earlier in the year, mosquito habitats and breeding sites with standing water are abundant.... Read More

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Feeding the Endocrine-Challenged Horse

May 29, 2017

Laminitis risk is the No. 1 reason we worry about equine metabolic conditions such as EMS and PPID when feeding horses.... Read More

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Animal Resource Exercise Will Help Prepare for Emergencies

May 28, 2017

The event will help prepare first responders for dealing with animals, including horses, in the event of a disaster.... Read More

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Cardiotoxins in Horses

May 28, 2017

Learn about several substances that can cause heart muscle damage and death in horses.... Read More

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Georgia Man Charged in Foal Death

May 27, 2017

A pair of allegedly maltreated adult horses were also found on the same property.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Bora Nam

May 27, 2017

Nam is studying equine arteritis virus evolution during persistent infection of stallions' reproductive tracts. ... Read More

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Time to Retire?

May 27, 2017

Find out when and how to transition your horse from the show ring to a more leisurely lifestyle.... Read More

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Equitation Science Society Position on Training Techniques

May 26, 2017

The International Equine Science Society released a statement on techniques that could compromise horse welfare.... Read More

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PPID Horses' Hair Cortisol Levels Examined

May 26, 2017

Scientists theorized that hair cortisol levels could help identify early stage pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction.... Read More

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Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017 Introduced

May 26, 2017

Among other points, the new bill would prohibit the use of any substance within 24 hours of a race.... Read More

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BLM Budget Cuts Put Wild Horses at Risk, Advocates Say

May 26, 2017

Proposed budget cuts would save $4 million by eliminating restrictions on horse sales and other management options.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Rabies 1989-2016

May 26, 2017

The map displays the historical rabies data for all species affected in Kentucky over the past 27 years.... Read More

Crabgrass provides nutritious and palatable grazing to horses in the summer months.

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Warm-Season Tips for Managing Cool-Season Horse Pastures

May 26, 2017

Cool-season pastures grow rapidly in the spring and fall, and management techniques must change with the seasons.... Read More

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Genetic Risk Factor for Equine Eye Cancer Identified

May 25, 2017

Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common cancer found in equine eyes and the second most common equine tumor overall. ... Read More

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USDA Releases Second Report From Equine 2015 Study

May 25, 2017

The report includes figures on equid use, vaccination, equid mortality rates, EIA testing, and more.... Read More

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Prepurchase Exams: Not Just Looking for Lameness

May 25, 2017

Find out what conditions, beyond lameness, a veterinarian might uncover during a prepurchase exam. ... Read More

Apple, an Appaloosa pony, received his vaccinations and health exam by a Ross University veterinary student while his owner provides general information.

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Applying Research Knowledge During Equine Wellness Clinics

May 25, 2017

A PhD student describes her recent experience applying her research skills during an equine community outreach event.... Read More

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Cantering Beats Other Gaits in Racehorse 'Detraining' Method

May 25, 2017

Cantering kept racehorses fitter during periods of reduced exercise intensity than walking or staying stalled.... Read More

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Suspicions About Stiltgrass

May 24, 2017

Can Japanese stiltgrass cause digestive upset in horses? ... Read More

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Equine Ringbone: Process, Progress, and Prognosis

May 24, 2017

Learn more about how veterinarians and farriers manage this degenerative arthritic condition.... Read More

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Additional Colorado Horses Test Positive for EIA

May 24, 2017

Horses on two epidemiologically linked premises in Weld County have also tested positive.... Read More

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The Otherwise Apparently Healthy Collapsing Horse

May 24, 2017

Causes of collapse in apparently healthy horses range from sleep deprivation and pain to muscle disorders and pregnancy.... Read More

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Seeking Relief: Current Directions in Equine Pain Management

May 24, 2017

Learn what veterinarians are doing to improve how they control equine pain.... Read More