Recent News for Welfare and Industry

Dr. Reddy Palli

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Palli Named Chair of UK Department of Entomology

July 26, 2015

Reddy Palli, PhD, assumed his new role July 1 and will also serve as the state entomologist.... Read More

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Working Equids: The Impact of Infectious Disease

July 26, 2015

Despite the enormous positive impact of these horses and donkeys, their health isn't always a top priority for owners.... Read More

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McClure is Iowa's First Specialist in Sports Medicine, Rehab

July 25, 2015

Scott McClure, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR, is an equine veterinarian at Iowa State's Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center.... Read More

Carleigh Fedorka

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Carleigh Fedorka

July 25, 2015

Fedorka's research could, in the future, allow breeders to modulate post-breeding endometrial inflammation in mares.... Read More

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Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Indicted for Alleged Assault

July 25, 2015

Jamie B. Lawrence is accused of using his truck to assault a woman demonstrating at a Tennessee Walking Horse show.... Read More

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Bills Would Put States in Charge of Wild Horses, Burros

July 24, 2015

The legislation would place the herds under the jurisdiction of the states and Native American tribes that request it.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center to Host Immunology Symposium in November

July 24, 2015

This symposium will focus on the immune system's role in equine diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and parasites.... Read More

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California's Wragg Wildfire Forces Horse Evacuations

July 24, 2015

More than 20 horses were evacuated and more are expected to follow in the wake of the fire in Napa and Solano counties.... Read More

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Advanced Grazing School to Focus on Warm-Season Annuals

July 24, 2015

The topics on the agenda are related to pasture renovation and establishment and summer and fall grazing options. ... Read More

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Another Horse Found Butchered in South Florida

July 23, 2015

A 3-year-old filly was found butchered in a Hiaheah pasture on July 22. ... Read More

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BLM Hearing to Address Wild Horses and Motorized Equipment

July 23, 2015

The BLM Montana will hold a public hearing July 31 to address the use of motor vehicles in managing wild horses.... Read More

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Houston Police Probe Horse Thefts

July 23, 2015

Police are investigating the alleged theft of a pair of horses that have since been recovered.... Read More

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Texas Horse Owners Face More Charges

July 23, 2015

The owners of 200 horses seized last month face a felony charge for evidence tampering and more than 10 cruelty charges.... Read More

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Stay Weather-Aware at Events

July 23, 2015

Learn how to remain weather-aware and ensure people and horses are in safe places before severe weather strikes.... Read More

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Keeneland: New Sales Condition Regarding Anabolic Steroids

July 22, 2015

Buyers can have yearlings and horses in training to be exported to Great Britain tested for anabolic steroids.... Read More

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Six New Vets Selected for AAEP Foundation Scholarships

July 22, 2015

Recipients are evaluated on academics, leadership, and involvement in activities benefiting horses' health and welfare.... Read More

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New Kentucky Database Lists Lost, Abandoned Horses

July 22, 2015

Kentuckians whose horses have gone missing can now search for them online using a new database.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Input Sought on Veterinarian Selection Survey

July 22, 2015

Researchers are seeking horse owners' input on a factors that influence their selection of an equine veterinarian.... Read More

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Horse Tethered to Fence in Colorado Dies

July 22, 2015

Authorities are seeking whoever hobbled a mare and left her tied to a fence during a recent spell of hot weather.... Read More

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Owner of Mare Abandoned in North Texas Sought

July 22, 2015

The 12-year-old weak and emaciated mare found on a rural road about three weeks ago is recovering.... Read More

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Dopamine and Horses: Learning, Stereotypies, and More

July 22, 2015

Without dopamine, horses wouldn't learn. But with too much, they can develop stereotypies. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

An artist’s rendering illustrates plans for CSU’s new Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Family Equine Hospital, to encompass 180,000 square feet at a projected total cost of $47 million.

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CSU Receives Gift to Build New Equine Hospital

July 21, 2015

A $10 million gift launching plans at Colorado State University (CSU) to build a state-of-the-art equine hospital.... Read More

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Kentucky Derby Winner War Emblem to Old Friends

July 21, 2015

The winner of the 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes is slated to return from Japan in September.... Read More

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Swiss Jumping Horses Test Positive for Prohibited Substances

July 21, 2015

Codeine, oripavine, and morphine were found in samples from three jumping horses.... Read More

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BLM is Seeking Information on Utah Wild Horse Shooting

July 21, 2015

A 14-year-old palomino stallion was killed with a small caliber gun. Investigators are searching for those responsible.... Read More