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Laminitis Survivors: Getting Back on Grass

April 05, 2017

Can a horse that's suffered a laminitic episode ever return to grazing pasture?... Read More

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Appeals Court Upholds Wild Horse Removal Ruling

April 05, 2017

The ruling dismissed a lawsuit asking the BLM to remove horses from some Nevada ranges to protect the ecologic balance.... Read More

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New Jersey Horse Tests Positive for Neurologic EHV

April 05, 2017

The index farm and veterinary clinic at which the horse was treated are currently under quarantine.... Read More

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Maryland Horse Euthanized, Tests Positive for EHV

April 05, 2017

The horse was euthanized at the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Health Center in Leesburg, Virginia, shortly after arrival. ... Read More

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Do Radiographs Change as Weanlings Grow to Yearlings?

April 05, 2017

Many of the abnormalities researchers evaluated in weanling X rays improve by the time the horse was a yearling.... Read More

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Readers Expect Feed, Hay to be Biggest Expense This Year

April 04, 2017

Of the 832 poll respondents, 285 (34%) say feed and hay will be their most expensive equine-related purchase this year.... Read More

Fecal egg counts (completed under a microscope) performed before and after deworming help owners determine whether a drug is effective and which horses are low, moderate, or high shedders.

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Novel Equine Deworming Principles, Procedures in the Works

April 04, 2017

Researchers are working to help us better evaluate and manage parasites in the face of anthelmintic resistance.... Read More

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FEI, EquiRatings Partner on Data, Risk Analysis Initiatives

April 04, 2017

The two organizations will work together on risk management initiatives for eventing and endurance.... Read More

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Using Endocrine Therapy to Manage Subfertile Mares

April 04, 2017

Reproductive endocrinology influenced by the horse's overall health and well-being. Here's what to consider.... Read More

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Colorado Authorities Seek Owner of Abandoned Horse

April 04, 2017

The horse, which appeared to be malnourished and losing hair due to a fungal infection, was found near Florence.... Read More

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How Do I Transition My Horse to Pasture?

April 03, 2017

Our equine nutritionist shares tips for keeping your horse healthy and your pastures in good shape this spring. ... Read More

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BLM Quarantines Axtell Wild Horse Corrals

April 03, 2017

Officials believe some horses have contracted strangles. Testing is underway to confirm the diagnosis.... Read More

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Challis Field Office Offers Wild Horse Viewing

April 03, 2017

The public can view gathered horses at the Challis Wild Horse Corrals, in Idaho, April 5-6, from 3-5 p.m., local time.... Read More

Dr. John Pirri Jr. pledged more than $6.8 million for the immediate and long-term facility needs for UK Ag Equine Programs' undergraduate efforts.

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UK Equine Programs Receives $6.8 Million Gift From Alumnus

April 03, 2017

Dr. John Pirri Jr. pledged more than $6.8 million for UK Ag Equine Programs' facility needs.... Read More

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The Jockey Club Offering $21,000 in Academic Scholarships

April 03, 2017

Applications for the two scholarships must be completed by April 30. ... Read More

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How to Manage Four Equine Respiratory Emergencies

April 03, 2017

Find tips on handling bacterial pleuropneumonia, pneumothorax and hemothorax, rib fractures, and ARDS in foals.... Read More

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Lawsuit Filed Over Allegedly Mishandled Stored Semen

April 02, 2017

An Arkansas women claims an equine reproduction facility mishandled semen from her now-deceased Missouri Fox Trotter.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Fixing Treatment Aversion in Horses

April 02, 2017

An equine behaviorist offers tips on managing potentially stressful situations to which horses might react adversely.... Read More

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The Horse, Zoetis Partner for Parasite Awareness

April 01, 2017

April is Parasite Awareness Month, and we're bringing you up-to-date information about parasite control all month long!... Read More

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House Members Reintroduce PAST Act

April 01, 2017

Reps. Ted Yoho and Kurt Schrader introduced the legislation that would stiffen penalties for those convicted of soring.... Read More

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Reining In Equine Infectious Respiratory Diseases

April 01, 2017

Controlling disease spread can be challenging. A veterinarian offers tips on how to react if your farm becomes infected.... Read More

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Security Protocols for Horses in 2017 Blue Grass Stakes

March 31, 2017

Measures cover arrival times, veterinary treatments and records, out-of-competition drug testing, and more.... Read More

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AAEP Announces 2017 Continuing Education Opportunities

March 31, 2017

Meeting topics include colic, dentistry, the hind suspensory ligament and stifle, and more.... Read More

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Barr Introduces Equine Tax Bills

March 31, 2017

Congressman Andy Barr introduced three pieces of legislation aimed at benefiting the breeding and racing industries.... Read More

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Special Shirt, Girth Help Evaluate Horse, Human Interaction

March 31, 2017

Riders might soon be able to monitor their horses' physiological emotional responses and compare them with their own.... Read More