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Equine Internal Combustion

November 27, 2016

Help kick-start your horse's furnace by providing proper fuel: food, particularly good-quality forage.... Read More

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LNJ Foxwoods to Sponsor 2017 TCA Stallion Season Auction

November 26, 2016

The Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season Auction is the organization's largest annual fundraiser.... Read More

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The Grass Guide: Kentucky Bluegrass

November 26, 2016

Bluegrass is an excellent horse pasture forage, because it's nutritious, palatable, and tolerant of close grazing.... Read More

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Saddle Up Safely Participates in Concussion Conference

November 25, 2016

University of Kentucky representatives presented at the International Sports Concussion Consensus Conference in Germany.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ashton Miller

November 25, 2016

Miller is studying the immune system of geriatric horses, particularly those with PPID, or equine Cushing's disease.... Read More

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Keeping the Aging Horse Comfortable

November 25, 2016

Here's how to manage senior horses' aging teeth, joints, lungs, and more.... Read More

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Managing Equine Arthritis on a Budget

November 25, 2016

Veterinarians can keep diagnostic costs lower by using as much information from routine tests as possible.... Read More

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The Horse 2017 Calendar is Here! Order Now

November 25, 2016

Each month features a question and answer from an Ask TheHorse Live podcast to make a practical addition to any barn.... Read More

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Dallisgrass Makes a Rare Impact on Kentucky Horse Operation

November 24, 2016

Scientists believe a batch of hay containing dallisgrass caused neurologic problems in horses residing in Bell County.... Read More

Xena, a canker patient who spent weeks at the University of Illinois receiving treatment, shows off her special shoe covers that hold bandages and medication in place.

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Canker Hoof Infections Make Cranky Horses

November 24, 2016

Canker is a chronic and painful infection of the frog of the hoof. Learn how veterinarians treat and prevent it. ... Read More

In honor of "Help a Horse Day" on April 26, we asked our readers to share photos and success stories of horses they've rescued or adopted. Here are a few of their stories.

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The Horse Readers, Staff Share Why They're Thankful

November 24, 2016

Take time this Thanksgiving to reflect about the people, experiences, and horses that you're thankful for.... Read More

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Meet the U.S. Army Caisson Horses

November 24, 2016

These iconic horses serve an important role and receive meticulous consideration when it's time for them to retire.... Read More

During a neurologic exam, the practitioner might test the horse's proprioception by placing his feet in unusual positions and observing how the horse places his limbs during movement.

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Neurologic or Lame?

November 23, 2016

Gait-altering conditions such as EPM, and wobbler syndrome can be tricky to spot and difficult to diagnose.... Read More

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Hot Topics in Hoof Care, Part 2: Shoeing the "Normal" Hoof

November 23, 2016

A farrier explains what a "normal" horse hoof is supposed to look like and how it affects shoeing. ... Read More

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Is There Such Thing as a Highly Sensitive Horse?

November 23, 2016

Is it possible that some horses, like people, are born with a highly sensitive nervous system?... Read More

This nuclear scintigraphic image highlights increased radiopharmaceutical uptake over the fractured rib.

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Rib Fractures and Performance Horse Discomfort

November 23, 2016

In one study 15 affected horses presented with a sudden change in ridden behavior, but only one had a history of trauma.... Read More

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Oklahoma Reports Two More Equine WNV Cases

November 23, 2016

Fourteen Oklahoma horses have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) this year.... Read More

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Gulfstream Park Released From EHV-1 Quarantine

November 22, 2016

All horses in the high-risk barns tested negative and no additional cases were detected during the 14-day quarantine.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Fall Vaccine Boosters

November 22, 2016

Of the 412 respondents, 193 (47%) said their horses received boosters for equine herpesvirus and influenza this fall.... Read More

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TAA Accredits 27 Thoroughbred Aftercare Groups in 2016

November 22, 2016

The TAA now has 64 accredited organizations operating at more than 180 facilities across the United States and Canada.... Read More

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Iowa State Student to Receive $75,000 Veterinary Scholarship

November 22, 2016

Alaina Kringen will receive the $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship from the AAEP Foundation.... Read More

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Improving the Standard Tieback Technique

November 22, 2016

Surgeons have honed a new approach to correct airway collapse in horses. ... Read More

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Fall Colic Prevention for Horses

November 21, 2016

Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes shares advice on how to reduce your horse's risk of colicking this fall. ... Read More

Manuel Coto-Martinez, 70, was arrested after allegedly selling illegal horsemeat to undercover law enforcement officials.

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Florida Man Arrested for Selling Horsemeat

November 21, 2016

Manuel Coto-Martinez is facing multiple charges after selling horsemeat to undercover law enforcement officers.... Read More

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UKVDL Announces Holiday Hours, Altered Testing Schedule

November 21, 2016

The laboratory will have modified hours and a slightly altered testing schedule for the upcoming holidays.... Read More