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Feeding Broodmares During Late Gestation

February 28, 2017

With a rapidly growing foal on board, late gestation can pose nutritional challenges for pregnant mares.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Cedar Mountain Gather, Removal, PZP Treatment

February 28, 2017

The BLM permanently removed 306 horses and returned 228 back to the range, including 104 PZP-treated mares.... Read More

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Texas Authorities Seek Owner of Abandoned Mare

February 28, 2017

The Paint mare had a fractured right hind limb and was euthanized due to the severity of the injury.... Read More

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A Closer Look at Equine Upper Airway Disease

February 28, 2017

Dr. Norm Ducharme reviewed how to diagnose and treat airway issues during the Milne lecture at the 2016 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Protein and Equine Ration Balancers: Let's Do the Math

February 27, 2017

Nutritionist Clair Thunes explains why ration-balancer protein contents might seem high but aren't.... Read More

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Some Horses Returned After Colorado Seizure

February 27, 2017

A judge ordered that 24 horses be returned to their owner while another 39 remain impounded.... Read More

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'Tricky Cases From the Field' Topic of March 7 Lecture

February 27, 2017

Equine field veterinarians from Penn Vet's New Bolton Center will share details of complex cases from the field.... Read More

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Trace Mineral Basics: Zinc and Copper

February 27, 2017

Learn more about these trace minerals that are vital to horse health. ... Read More

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Practical Biosecurity for Equine Veterinarians

February 27, 2017

Biosecurity, especially for ambulatory practitioners, can present challenges. Here, vets share practical tips.... Read More

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National Conference on Equine Law to be Held May 3-4

February 26, 2017

The conference will cover legal issues affecting breeding, buying, selling, and other horse industry businesses.... Read More

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Lawmaker Wants Wild Horses Put Under States' Jurisdiction

February 26, 2017

Rep. Ken Ivory's resolution asks the federal government to control herd growth or relinquish jurisdiction of the horses.... Read More

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Mare and Foal Nutrition Study Creates New Areas of Interest

February 26, 2017

Researchers recently conducted a study on the effects of starch source on mare and foal hindgut bacteria.... Read More

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Fertilizing Cool Season Horse Pastures

February 25, 2017

Good pasture management begins with maintaining good soil fertility to promote the growth of desirable grasses.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Caroline Loos

February 25, 2017

Loos is studying muscle protein metabolism and how factors like exercise, diet, and disease impact muscle development. ... Read More

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Tips for Returning Horses to Work After Soft-Tissue Injury

February 25, 2017

Tailored rehab plans and frequent veterinary checks are just two pieces of the rehabilitation puzzle.... Read More

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Disease Maps, Surveillance System Help Navigate Outbreaks

February 24, 2017

To mitigate the consequences of a disease outbreak, it is important to understand where the disease is spreading.... Read More

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Massage Therapist Could Face Charges in Tennessee

February 24, 2017

Laurie Wheeler could be charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license.... Read More

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Nevada Officials: Horses Exposed to Infectious Diseases

February 24, 2017

The Nevada Department of Agriculture has received reports of horses being exposed to EHV-4 and strangles.... Read More

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Female Equestrians Needed for Study on Breast Health

February 24, 2017

Researchers hope studying breast biomechanics could lead to the development of a better equestrian sports bra. ... Read More

Smart Snap, a 17 year old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Nadine Galbraith, DVM, has competed in France, Italy, Germany, and Canada and won 150 events. Galbraith says good conformation and judicious training can help a reiner continue performing past his youth.

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Super Senior Sport Horses

February 24, 2017

Meet three equine athletes that are excelling in their golden years.... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Denton County, Texas, Horse

February 23, 2017

The affected horse attended barrel racing events in two Texas cities prior to disease presentation and confirmation.... Read More

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Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

February 23, 2017

The ninth UK Ag Equine Programs' Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will be held March 7 at 4:30 p.m., in Lexington.... Read More

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Tweets from Rood & Riddle's Client Education Seminar

February 23, 2017

Read the top tweets and take-homes from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital's client education seminar.... Read More

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Eggs Could Hatch Early in Kentucky

February 23, 2017

Entomologists predict that this year's egg hatch could beat the previous record for early hatching "soundly."... Read More

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New Nonsurgical Equine Sterilization Technique in the Works

February 23, 2017

While the actual product might still be several years away, researchers are currently testing "promising technologies."... Read More