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Farriers Discuss What Shoe Wear Reveals

March 04, 2017

A roundtable at the International Hoof Care Summit covered shoe wear and what it indicates about the horse.... Read More

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Single-Vehicle Crash Kills 19 Horses

March 04, 2017

The horses were killed when the trailer in which they were riding veered off the road and overturned in Mississippi.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Dipyrone Might Be Effective for Reducing Fever in Horses

March 04, 2017

Currently, there are no medications approved by the FDA to control fever in horses.... Read More

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Dealing with Hoof Capsule Distortion and Dysfunction

March 03, 2017

What do a dish, a crack, a flare, and a sheared heel have in common? All are hoof distortions. ... Read More

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7 Equine Nutrition Myths Busted

March 03, 2017

Decipher fact vs. fiction when it comes to the complicated world of feeding horses. ... Read More

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Trace Mineral Basics: Cobalt

March 03, 2017

Cobalt is required in very small amounts in the equine diet.... Read More

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ELCR to Conduct Survey of Land Conservation Organizations

March 03, 2017

The survey will cover organizations' missions, existing partnerships, best practices, successes and failures, and more.... Read More

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Stifle Abnormalities in Young Thoroughbreds

March 03, 2017

Early diagnosis could allow vets to implement management strategies, such as restricted exercise, that promote healing.... Read More

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Can Sport Horse and Racehorse Practice Be Ethical?

March 02, 2017

Practice can and should be ethical, but it's not always easy. Pressure applied by trainers or owners can be substantial.... Read More

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Housing Department Probes Service Horse Case

March 02, 2017

A Washington man was asked to remove a pony he allegedly used as a service animal from a residential neighborhood.... Read More

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AAEP Publishes Guidelines for Race Day Injury Management

March 02, 2017

The guidelines provide protocols for appropriate preparation for, response to, and management of on-track injuries.... Read More

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The Horse, FeedXL Team for National Nutrition Month

March 01, 2017

Get information-packed nutrition content throughout March.... Read More

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Trace Mineral Basics: Iodine

March 01, 2017

Find out how iodine plays an important role in equine metabolism, growth and development, and overall health. ... Read More

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How the Horse in Motion Relates to Trimming and Shoeing

March 01, 2017

Find out why understanding hoof biomechanics is important when making trimming and shoeing decisions for your horse.... Read More

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Tired or in Trouble?

March 01, 2017

Is it cause for concern if a horse lies down frequently? ... Read More

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Minding the Great Tooth Transition in Horses

March 01, 2017

The transition from baby to permanent teeth can go smoothly, but it can also hit some roadblocks along the way.... Read More

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Managing Severe White Line Disease

February 28, 2017

Learn about the intricacies of treating and shoeing horses with white line disease.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Colic Surgery

February 28, 2017

Many respondents said they'd have to consider the possible outcomes before sending a horse to colic surgery.... Read More

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Feeding Broodmares During Late Gestation

February 28, 2017

With a rapidly growing foal on board, late gestation can pose nutritional challenges for pregnant mares.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Cedar Mountain Gather, Removal, PZP Treatment

February 28, 2017

The BLM permanently removed 306 horses and returned 228 back to the range, including 104 PZP-treated mares.... Read More

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Texas Authorities Seek Owner of Abandoned Mare

February 28, 2017

The Paint mare had a fractured right hind limb and was euthanized due to the severity of the injury.... Read More

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Protein and Equine Ration Balancers: Let's Do the Math

February 27, 2017

Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes explains why ration-balancer protein contents might seem high but aren't.... Read More

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Some Horses Returned After Colorado Seizure

February 27, 2017

A judge ordered that 24 horses be returned to their owner while another 39 remain impounded.... Read More

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'Tricky Cases From the Field' Topic of March 7 Lecture

February 27, 2017

Equine field veterinarians from Penn Vet's New Bolton Center will share details of complex cases from the field.... Read More

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Trace Mineral Basics: Zinc and Copper

February 27, 2017

Learn more about these trace minerals that are vital to horse health. ... Read More