Recent News for Equine Care Professions


Blue Plate Special: Senior Horse Nutrition

August 01, 2011

Develop your senior horse's diet with geriatric conditions and challenges in mind.... Read More


AVMA Honors UK Veterinarian

July 31, 2011

Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM, received a prestigious award at the 2011 AVMA Convention.... Read More


Equine Infectious Anemia: How to Avoid Spreading It

July 28, 2011

Humans pose a risk of transmitting blood-borne infections between horses, such as equine infectious anemia.... Read More


USA Equestrian Trust Awards Nearly $200,000 in Grants

July 28, 2011

This year the USA Equestrian Trust awarded a total of $198,822 in grants to 10 projects.... Read More

Fire crews battle an early morning blaze at the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory on July 26.


Fire Consumes CSU Equine Reproduction Lab

July 26, 2011

The fire was reported at 1 a.m. on July 26. Upon arrival, firefighters found 20-foot flames coming through the... Read More


Gluck Center Study on Equine Proliferative Enteropathy

July 23, 2011

Study revealed that exposure equine proliferativ enteropathy's causative bacterium can continue into March...... Read More


KHC to Lead Strategic Planning Session for Equine Industry

July 21, 2011

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) has announced it will host a Kentucky Equine Strategic Planning Session on ... Read More


NDM-1: A New Superbug?

July 14, 2011

New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) is an enzyme capable of neutralizing antibiotics. Researchers have ... Read More


AAEP Accepting Nominations for 2011 Good Works Campaign

July 13, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is encouraging horse owners and equine industry ... Read More


Vermont Horse Shooter Sought

July 11, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Vermont are seeking whoever is responsible for the shooting death of horse ... Read More


EHV-1 Outbreak: Utah State Veterinarian Ends Quarantines

July 05, 2011

Utah State Veterinarian Bruce King, DVM, has officially released from restriction all previously quarantined ... Read More


WCVM Large Animal Clinic Reopens to All Patients

July 03, 2011

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) Large Animal Clinic has reopened its doors to all patients ... Read More


The Many Faces of Colic

July 01, 2011

Considering the length and volume of the equine digestive system, it’s little wonde... Read More


The High-Tech Vet

July 01, 2011

Today, equine veterinarians can diagnose and treat disease with more speed and certainty than ever thanks ... Read More


Tufts Veterinary Hospital Introduces New Team Members

June 30, 2011

Nicholas Frank, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, has been named the chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences at ... Read More


Horses with Osteoarthritis Sought for Study

June 18, 2011

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking horses diagnosed with osteoarthritis to ... Read More


Lecturer to Teach Practitioners How to Put Research to Work

June 17, 2011

Texas A&M University professor Noah Cohen, VMD, MPH, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, will show equine practitioners how to... Read More


New Bolton Center Offers Lecture on Prepurchase Exams

June 13, 2011

The New Bolton Center will the lecture "Prepurchase Examinations: The Role of the Veterinarian" on July 5.... Read More


Texas Lawmakers Pass Equine Dentistry Bill

June 08, 2011

Texas lawmakers have passed legislation that defines the role of nonveterinarian equine dentists in that state... Read More


Poll: Readers Unfamiliar with Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment

May 31, 2011

Poll question: "How much would you pay for a platelet-rich plasma treatment for your horse?" ... Read More


TRF forms National Equine Veterinary Alliance

May 27, 2011

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has formed the National Equine Veterinary Alliance, which ... Read More


AQHF Funds Gluck Center Research Projects

May 25, 2011

The American Quarter Horse Foundation will fund two equine research projects at the University of Kentucky ... Read More


Equine Herpesvirus Research Ongoing at the UK Gluck Center

May 24, 2011

The recent spread of a neurologic form of equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) at a cutting horse show in Ogden, ... Read More


EHV-1 Outbreak: State Veterinarians Monitoring Closely

May 18, 2011

The number of confirmed neurologic EHV-1 cases has reached the double digits.
... Read More


LSU Veterinary School and LSART to Host Large Animal Rescue Boot Camp

May 06, 2011

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) and the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART) are holding training activities this spring that include an introductory course for veterinary students and a more intensive... Read More