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Determining Horses' Body Weight and Ideal Condition

November 04, 2013

To determine your horse's nutrient needs, you need to calculate his body weight and condition. Here's how.... Read More

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Rutgers Presents Event Featuring Dr. Ray Geor

October 29, 2013

Geor's lecture will focus on obesity, insulin resistance, and how these conditions relate to laminitis. ... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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UC Davis to Celebrate New Linear Accelerator with Free CE

October 19, 2013

The CE will be a part of the dedication ceremony for the new TrueBeam linear accelerator.... Read More

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Maintaining Ideal Body Condition in Athletic Horses

October 19, 2013

Here's what to consider if your athletic horse isn't maintaining ideal body weight and condition.... Read More

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Researchers Develop Equine Field Ventilation System

September 29, 2013

Anesthesiologists have developed a simple and inexpensive device for equine ventilation in a field emergency.... Read More

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Weed of the Month: Bitter Sneezeweed

September 28, 2013

This plant contains toxins that can cause digestive issues, appetite loss, and neurologic problems in horses.... Read More

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UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Adds Cardiologist

August 15, 2013

Joshua Stern, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, will be working on large animals at UC Davis.... Read More

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How to Recognize and Help an Overheated Horse

August 12, 2013

What are some signs that a horse has overheated?... Read More

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Box Elder Tree Seeds Linked to Seasonal Pasture Myopathy

August 09, 2013

Researchers weed out the causes of deadly seasonal pasture myopathy and atypical myopathy in horses.... Read More

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Signs of Dental Discomfort

July 29, 2013

Can a rider or owner tell if a horse is having dental issues?... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stallion Unbridled's Song Euthanized

July 26, 2013

He was euthanized due to an inoperable mass in multiple sinus cavities and around his optic nerves. ... Read More

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Mycotoxin Feed Contamination Poses Health Risks for Horses

July 24, 2013

Learn about the potentially serious horse health problems mycotoxins—metabolites produced by mold—can cause.... Read More

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Equine Collapse Reviewed

July 17, 2013

Equine collapse frequently presents a diagnostic challenge for veterinarians, and many cases go unsolved.... Read More

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Snakebite in Horses

July 15, 2013

Learn about the clinical signs of snakebites and treatment options that could help affected horses recover.... Read More

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Rattlesnake Bite Vaccine

July 08, 2013

Is the equine vaccine for snakebites effective against all rattlesnake species in the United States?... Read More

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Poll Recap: Readers Weigh In on Equine Diets

July 02, 2013

Of the 688 voters, 77% indicated they had, at one time or another, used a diet to reduce a horse's weight.... Read More

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Headshaking Supplement Efficacy Tested

July 01, 2013

Researchers found a feed supplement designed to combat headshaking provided little relief to affected horses.... Read More

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10 Summer Horse Care Resources on TheHorse.com

June 29, 2013

High temperatures and humidity can make caring for horses a challenging endeavor.... Read More

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New Study Links Sycamore Tree to Atypical Myopathy

June 19, 2013

Toxins from the seeds of the sycamore tree are the likely cause of atypical myopathy.... Read More

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Senior Horse Care Strategies

June 01, 2013

Aging for horses means strength and flexibility diminish, as well as they body's ability to handle infection.... Read More

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Understanding and Managing Equine Obesity

June 01, 2013

One equine nutritionist describes factors contributing to equine obesity and provides management tips.... Read More

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Eventing Gold Medalist King Artus Dies at Competition

May 22, 2013

The 17-year-old Holsteiner gelding collapsed at the end of a cross-country course May 18 in Germany. ... Read More

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Fescue Grass Toxicity in Broodmares

May 19, 2013

During the breeding and foaling season, lush fescue pastures could create problems for pregnant mares.... Read More

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Tips for Guarding Against Heat Stress in Horses

May 18, 2013

Identify and address the early stages of heat stress in horses before heat stroke develops.... Read More