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Microneedles Help Lidocaine Permeate Through Horse Skin

January 08, 2015

Pretreating an area with microneedles resulted in a 170% increase in the amount of lidocaine that permeated the skin.... Read More

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10 Winter Horse Care Resources on TheHorse.com

January 07, 2015

Review these cold-weather horse care articles to help you keep your horses happy and healthy this winter.... Read More

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Hagyard to Have Vets at 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival

January 07, 2015

A team headed by Courtney Wittich, DVM, will be available in the Wellington, Florida, area from Jan. 4 to March 31.... Read More

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Murphy Named Director of New Bolton Center PADLS

January 07, 2015

Dr. Lisa Murphy takes the reins at the New Bolton Center's Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS).... Read More

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Underway

January 07, 2015

TCA raises and distributes funds to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds during and after their racing careers.... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Left for Dead Now Recovering

January 06, 2015

The horse's injuries include a fractured jaw, missing eyelids, a missing ear, and other wounds.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Birthdays

January 06, 2015

Of the 904 respondents, 658 (73%) said they celebrate their horses' birthdays on the day the animal was born.... Read More

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Arena Footing Basics 101: Your Arena's Foundation

January 06, 2015

The base is one of the most important part of an arena but is often overlooked during construction.... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.

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RCI Rules to Target Illegal Drug Compounding

January 06, 2015

The group wants to ensure agencies can sanction licensees who violate restrictions on illegally compounded drugs.... Read More

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The Incredible Equine Neck

January 06, 2015

From perils to preservation tactics: How your horse can hurt his neck and ways to prevent injury. ... Read More

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Heaves, COPD, RAO, or Simply Equine Asthma?

January 06, 2015

What's the difference between heaves, COPD, RAO, and equine asthma? Dr. Laurent Couetil explains.... Read More

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Blood-Horse Feature Wins Eclipse Award

January 05, 2015

The Blood-Horse will receive the 2014 Media Eclipse Award in the audio/multimedia Internet category.... Read More

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Contaminated Feed Blamed for South Carolina Horse Deaths

January 05, 2015

Contaminated feed is being blamed for the deaths of two South Carolina horses and the illness of another.... Read More

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Interpreting Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays

January 05, 2015

Learn about polymerase chain reaction assays, how they work, and how veterinarians interpret their results.... Read More

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Dealing With Enthusiastic Learners

January 05, 2015

Learn how to modify an overzealous carrot stretcher's behavior.... Read More

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Feeding Ponies

January 05, 2015

Feed your roly-poly pony the way Nature intended to prevent obesity-related diseases.... Read More

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UT Veterinary College Offers Conference for Horse Owners

January 04, 2015

Lecture topics will include hoof care, nutrition, emergency care, dentistry, eye diseases, behavior, and more.... Read More

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Memorial Wall Honors Horses, Facilitates Research Funding

January 04, 2015

The Animal Health Foundation wants to ensure that no horse or pony with laminitis is ever forgotten.... Read More

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Creating an Equine Diet: What to Remember

January 04, 2015

Don't panic over formulating a balanced diet for your horse. Here are some important tips to remember.... Read More

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Oak Tree to Match Donations in Veterinarian Robbins' Honor

January 03, 2015

The pledge will cover donations up to a total of $100,000 that are made through Dec. 31, 2015.... Read More

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AYHC Seeks Nominations for Youth Horse Industry Awards

January 03, 2015

The nomination period is open until Jan. 9 and awards will be presented at the 2015 AYHC Symposium.... Read More

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International Research Team to Map Disease Genes in Horses

January 03, 2015

Researchers from Kentucky and Denmark received a three-year, $155,000 grant from the Morris Animal Foundation.... Read More

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Understanding Pelleted Horse Feeds

January 03, 2015

Learn how pelleted feeds are produced, and weigh their pros and cons.... Read More

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Diagnostic Sample Submission Guidelines

January 02, 2015

A laboratory test is only as good as the sample submitted. Find out how veterinarians submit samples.... Read More

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Equine Genetics: Looking to the Future

January 02, 2015

One researcher explains why he believes a central repository is needed for equine gene expression information.... Read More