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It is important that you know the basic characteristics of common equine parasites, as well as the main mechanisms of action and affects of the common deworming compounds.

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Moxidectin Effective at Reducing Small Strongyle Egg Counts

January 25, 2015

Moxidectin was 99.9% effective, while fenbendazole was only 41.9% effective 14 days post-treatment.... Read More

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New Vocations Helped More Than 450 Ex-Racehorses in 2014

January 25, 2015

Of those horses, 80% were successfully retrained and adopted while the remaining 20% are being rehabilitated or trained.... Read More

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Using a 'Micro' Scope to Diagnose Equine Stifle Problems

January 25, 2015

Learn how vets are using an arthroscope that's 1.3 mm in diameter and 100 mm in length to evaluate stifle problems.... Read More

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32 and My Horse

January 24, 2015

Ernie Bailey, PhD, believes consumer genetics companies could be valuable to the horse industry. Here's why.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Emily Rubinson

January 24, 2015

Rubinson studied whether deworming horses at the same time as vaccination would affect vaccine efficacy.... Read More

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An Equine New Year's Resolution: Better Pasture Management

January 24, 2015

Focusing efforts on pasture management could have positive impacts on our horses, our wallets, and the environment. ... Read More

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UK Law Symposium to be Held Feb. 24

January 23, 2015

Equine sessions will cover a range of issues from the Kentucky horse industry to court cases on industry regulation. ... Read More

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Horse Management Tips for Cold Temperatures

January 23, 2015

Ensure horses have adequate shelter, water, dry bedding, and feed when temperatures drop.... Read More

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Oklahoma Farm Owner Rebuilds After Fire

January 23, 2015

A farm owner in Norman, Oklahoma, is rebuilding after a barn fire claimed the lives of three horses.... Read More

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AHP Launches Third Equine Industry Survey

January 23, 2015

The survey is designed to identify critical issues facing the industry, horse health issues, and more.... Read More

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Study: Feed Young Horses According to Birth Date

January 23, 2015

Your foal's "official" birthday might be Jan. 1, but consider his actual age when devising a diet, researchers say.... Read More

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Pulling Ponies Won't Quit Grass Grabbing In-Hand

January 22, 2015

Learn how to keep ponies, Miniature Horses, and full-sized horses from pulling and grazing when you lead them.... Read More

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Ask The Horse Live: Name Change for Popular Podcast

January 22, 2015

TheHorse.com's Ask The Vet Live podcast series will now be called Ask The Horse Live.... Read More

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BLM to Host Tour of Pine Nut Herd Management Area Gather

January 22, 2015

The tour will take place Jan. 23 before the scheduled wild horse gather begins.... Read More

Sabrina Zeender becomes the first woman to be named FEI secretary general.

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Sabrina Zeender Appointed FEI Secretary General

January 22, 2015

Zeender is the first woman to serve as Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) secretary general.... Read More

Hoof testers add pressure to the foot’s sole and can indicate if the horse has any hoof discomfort or pain.

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Using Flexion and Wedge Tests to Diagnose Foot Pain

January 22, 2015

Learn how equine practitioners can assess and pinpoint the source of foot pain using a methodical series of tests.... Read More

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Rights of First Refusal: What You Need to Know

January 21, 2015

Find out why rights of first refusal can be difficult to enforce and how to ensure such rights are honored.... Read More

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Arena Footing Basics 101: Choosing Your Footing

January 21, 2015

There are several types of arena surfaces to choose from. Here's what to remember when selecting your footing. ... Read More

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What Should I Expect From a Veterinary Visit?

January 21, 2015

I am looking for general information regarding my vet and horse care. What should I expect from my vet?... Read More

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UK Extension Agents to Host 8th Annual Pastures Please

January 21, 2015

Lecture topics include weed control, how to re-establish pastures, and plants that are poisonous to horses.... Read More

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Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2014

January 21, 2015

Studies covered stem cells, nerve blocks, respiratory issues, joint supplements, kissing spines treatments, and more.... Read More

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Rutgers Horse Management Seminar to Take Place Feb. 8

January 20, 2015

This year's program will focus on "Grazing Rewards and Concerns: How and Why to Manage Your Pastures."... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Escapedfromnewyork Dead at 10

January 20, 2015

The 10-year-old Thoroughbred gelding suffered a cardiac event brought on by colic.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Staying Warm in Winter

January 20, 2015

Of the 760 respondents, 201 (26%) said they would never give up their winter boots.... Read More

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KHRC: PETA Failed to Cooperate During Investigation

January 20, 2015

The KHRC said it found PETA's failure to cooperate odd, as the latter group brought the horse mistreatment allegations.... Read More