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It's Haymaking Season

May 22, 2014

Now is the optimal time for Kentucky forage producers to cut hay to ensure they get good quality and yield.... Read More

Wise Dan arrives at Charlie and Amy LoPresti's Forest Lane Farm.

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Wise Dan Returns Home from Rood & Riddle

May 22, 2014

Wise Dan had a spring in his step after arriving at Charlie and Amy LoPresti's Forest Lane Farm on May 21.... Read More

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Study: Human Interaction Shapes Horses' Negative Emotions

May 22, 2014

One researcher says horses' negative emotions can be a direct result of how they are trained and managed.... 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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UKVDL Bulletin Alert: Unapproved Compounded Drugs

May 22, 2014

Veterinarians should consider several important issues when using or prescribing compounded products.... Read More

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Remember to Follow CEM Sample Collection Guidelines

May 21, 2014

All CEM samples should be collected by a veterinarian and in accordance with USDA protocol.... Read More

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California Man Arrested in Missing Horses Case

May 21, 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a pair of California Quarter Horses.... Read More

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UK Equine Influenza Study Receives Funding from Zoetis

May 21, 2014

Should you use a treat-now or a wait-and-see approach with influenza? The study will evaluate this question.... Read More

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West Virginia Okays Penalty System, Drug Thresholds

May 21, 2014

Officials approved the state's participation in the multiple medication violation penalty system.... Read More

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How Many Horses Can Your Farm Hold?

May 21, 2014

Knowing the production potential and limitations of your farm's soil is key to reducing horse feeding costs.... Read More

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HERDA's Impact on Tendons, Blood Vessels Studied

May 21, 2014

Researchers examined whether HERDA could affect tissues with high Type 1 collagen levels, such as tendons.... Read More

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Bluegrass Equine Digest Receives Recognition

May 20, 2014

The publication was honored by the Thoroughbred Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. ... Read More

Lyall submitted this image of her mare’s unusual sweat pattern.

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Uneven Sweating and Intermittent Lameness in a Horse

May 20, 2014

What could cause an unusual sweat pattern and occasional lameness in a horse? ... Read More

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Remember Burrowing Rodents in Farm Management Plans

May 20, 2014

Burrowing rodents can damage pastures and cause injuries to horses. Here's how to mange them.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Riding Lesson Expenses

May 20, 2014

Of the 1,031 respondents, 348 (34%) said they pay $36-$55 for individual private riding lessons.... Read More

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Horse Owners Advised to Guard against Mosquitoes

May 20, 2014

Take steps to protect horses against diseases spread by mosquitoes that are becoming active with warm weather.... Read More

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PAST Act Supporters to Rally in Washington

May 20, 2014

Supports of the bill will gather in Washington, D.C., in June to show their support for the legislation.... Read More

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What Blood Can Tell You

May 20, 2014

Blood tests are a part of veterinary medicine and can provide important information about a horse's health.... Read More

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The Danger of Mycotoxins

May 19, 2014

These harmful toxins produced by molds and fungi could be lurking in your horse's feed and forage. ... Read More

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California Chrome Will Wear Nasal Strip in Belmont Stakes

May 19, 2014

California Chrome will be allowed to wear a nasal strip in the June 7 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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South Dakota Man Indicted in Horse Release Case

May 19, 2014

The man accused of releasing more than 30 racehorses from their stalls has been indicted by a grand jury.... Read More

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AHC's 2014 Issues Forum and Convention Approach

May 19, 2014

The June 24 National Issues Forum will feature a program titled "Where Have All the Horses Gone?"... Read More

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Insulin Sensitivity Compared among Breeds

May 19, 2014

Researchers confirmed that metabolic differences exist between breeds, even if equids aren't overweight.... Read More

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Can 'Chrome' Wear Nasal Strip in Belmont?

May 19, 2014

Trainer Art Sherman formally requested to race California Chrome with a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Tomlinson to Discuss Equine Gastric Ulcers during Lecture

May 18, 2014

Dr. Joy Tomlinson will present on the prevention and treatment of gastric ulcers in horses.... Read More

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Caramello Named Director of UHC

May 18, 2014

Dagmar Caramello, MA, has joined the American Horse Council as the director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition.... Read More