Recent News for Horse Care

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Texas Official Urge Horse Owners to Prepare for Hurricanes

June 06, 2014

The Texas Animal Health Commission reminds horse, livestock, and pet owners to prepare now for hurricanes.... Read More

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Male Horse Hygiene

June 06, 2014

A male horse's sheath needs to be cleaned, but this chore is often neglected. Here's where to start.... Read More

Eldaafer at Old Friends with his inseparable companions, the goats Google and Yahoo.

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Racehorse Eldaafer, Companion Goats Arrive at Old Friends

June 05, 2014

The 2010 Breeders' Cup Marathon winner has retired with his goats, Yahoo and Google.... Read More

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Calming a Mustang Stud

June 05, 2014

Last fall I adopted a wild mustang stud. Would gelding him help calm his wild attitude? ... Read More

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Knottenbelt: Fecal Blood Test Opening Diagnostic Doors

June 05, 2014

Learn how one vet believes the test can help improve diagnostics for a number of horse health conditions.... Read More

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New Minimally Invasive Approach to Treating Kissing Spines

June 05, 2014

Researchers reviewed a surgical technique called a subtotal cranial wedge ostectomy with positive results.... Read More

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Headshaking Hurts Horses

June 04, 2014

Headshaking is a serious and distressing condition for both horses and their owners. ... Read More

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Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Horses

June 04, 2014

Nutrient deficits can lead to equine motor neuron disease, osteochondritis dissecans, epiphysitis, and more.... Read More

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Equine Hendra Case Confirmed near Beenleigh, Queensland

June 03, 2014

The latest hendra case was confirmed after a positive test result was received late on June 2.... Read More

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CSU Veterinary Alum Hopes for Triple Crown Win by a Nose

June 03, 2014

Ed Blach, DVM, MS, MBA, co-invented the nasal strip California Chrome will wear in the Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Researchers Study Bleeding in Australian Racehorses

June 03, 2014

Researchers found that epistaxis occurred in approximately 0.2% of their study population.... Read More

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Bone Spur Prognosis

June 02, 2014

What is the long-term prognosis for bone spurs in horses?... Read More

Sick neonatal foals endure great physiological stress and are highly susceptible to infection.

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Young Horse Health Threats

June 02, 2014

Protect your foal from three important causes of young horse illness.... Read More

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 02, 2014

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More

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Opening Windows for Equine Social Interaction

June 02, 2014

Open windows between stalls encouraged positive social behavior and less aggression and boredom.... Read More

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Veterinarian: Always Assess Equine Heart Murmurs

June 01, 2014

Assess the impact any heart murmur has on athletic performance or on rider and animal safety.... Read More

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Methods of Measuring Equine Tendons on MRI Studied

June 01, 2014

Researchers say MRI-based measurements analyzed using a color scale are more accurate than grayscale images.... Read More

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ISES, WDM Develop Code of Conduct for Horse Events

May 31, 2014

The code of conduct aims to ensure optimal horse and rider welfare and safety at events around the world.... Read More

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Survey: More than a Third of Horse Owners Don't Conduct FECs

May 31, 2014

A recent shows that more than a third of British owners never conduct fecal egg counts (FECs) on their horses.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to Take Place June 3

May 31, 2014

Specialists will speak on fencing options, sampling techniques for soil fertility and hay quality, and more. ... Read More

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Infographic: Equine Joint Structure and Function

May 30, 2014

Learn how equine joints work and common joint-function problems in this step-by-step visual guide. ... Read More

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Equine Management Survey Underway

May 30, 2014

The researchers hope to gain an understanding of how horses are cared for and managed in different countries.... Read More

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TCA Names Motion and Toffey to Board of Directors

May 30, 2014

Trainer Graham Motion and farm manager Ned Toffey have joined the Thoroughbred Charities of America board. ... Read More

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10 Recurrent Airway Obstruction Resources on TheHorse.com

May 29, 2014

We've scoured our archives and compiled 10 RAO (or heaves) resources available for free on TheHorse.com.... Read More

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OIE Hands Down 'Pivotal' Decision on Sport Horse Movement

May 29, 2014

Members of the OIE voted to adopt in principle the "high-health, high-performance horse" concept.... Read More