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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

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Commission: Indiana Grand Cobalt Results ‘Pristine’

September 01, 2015

After 60 days of racing, all of the 221 samples tested were beneath the of 25 ppb (parts per billion) threshold. ... Read More

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Hay Stores Sparked Fire at UC Davis Horse Barn

August 31, 2015

Hay was destroyed when fire swept through a storage structure, but an adjacent horse barn was untouched by the blaze.... Read More

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New Jersey Reports First Equine EEE Case of 2015

August 31, 2015

The unvaccinated 2-year-old Gloucester County mare was euthanized Aug. 25. ... Read More

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TVMDL Reports Additional Equine WNV Cases in Texas

August 31, 2015

As of Aug. 24, a total of 10 horses--all unvaccinated--have tested positive for WNV.... Read More

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Infographic: Signs of Stress in Horses

August 31, 2015

Learn about the common signs your horse might show when under stress and ways to mitigate the possible causes.... Read More

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BLM Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

August 31, 2015

The BLM said it hopes to gather and provide feed and water to as many as 200 horses in declining body conditions.... Read More

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Risk Factors for Epistaxis in Jump Racehorses Examined

August 31, 2015

Risk factors for equine nosebleeds appear to include age at first start, running on firm ground, and more.... Read More

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Time to Ride Challenge Breaks 20,000 Newcomers Mark

August 31, 2015

The challenge has reached 20,107 newcomers as of Aug. 26, a 31% increase over this point in 2014.... Read More

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BEVA Congress to Feature Sessions for Equine Nurses

August 30, 2015

"Veterinary nursing day" will feature lectures aimed specifically at members of the profession.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kelly Prince

August 30, 2015

Prince's research could ultimately help owners better manage horses that require low- or high-carbohydrate diets. ... Read More

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Researchers Identify Wither Height Gene in Shetlands

August 30, 2015

A particular variant within the HMGA2 gene appears to be related to height determination, scientists determined. ... Read More

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Forage Quality, Feeding Strategies Workshop Sept. 19

August 29, 2015

Lecture topics will include forage types, efficient forage use, hay production and quality, and more.... Read More

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Recent Kentucky Floods Leave Behind a Trail of Debris

August 29, 2015

Keep human and environmental health in mind when cleaning up the remnants of natural disasters.... Read More

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Exmoor Ponies Help Revamp the Czech Republic's Landscape

August 29, 2015

The researchers hope the ponies help restore the land to the rich and productive territory it was before World War II.... Read More

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One Dreamer Stakes to Benefit Equine Research

August 28, 2015

Glen Hill Farm's sponsorship of the stakes race will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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Colorado VS: Number of Quarantined Premises Dropping

August 28, 2015

As of Aug. 26, 65 locations in 15 counties are under quarantine for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

Scratches commonly affects the rear aspect of nonpigmented pasterns.

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Dewormer's Effect on Scratches

August 28, 2015

Find out what kinds of skin parasites can cause scratches and how these pests respond to ivermectin treatment. ... Read More

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Weed of the Month: Creeping Charlie

August 28, 2015

Creeping Charlie, or ground ivy, is toxic, but generally horses must consume large quantities for a reaction to occur.... Read More

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2015 Walking Horse Celebration Begins Amid Accusations

August 28, 2015

The HSUS alleged that trainers and grooms at ThorSport Farm sored horses, but the farm owner disputed the claims.... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

August 28, 2015

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More

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Young Equine Enthusiast Raises Money for UHC

August 28, 2015

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has received a generous donation of $102 from 11-year-old supporter Sophia Hatto.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Second Equine WNV Case of 2015

August 27, 2015

The unvaccinated 7-year-old Fayette County mare is alive and responding favorably to treatment.... Read More

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An Old Horse Starts Cribbing

August 27, 2015

My 17-year-old horse started trying to crib recently, which I have never seen him do before. Why would he start now? ... Read More