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Caring for Horses in the Navajo Nation

May 14, 2015

Navajo officials hope to reduce the surplus feral tribal horse population with roundups and veterinary management.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Iowa

May 13, 2015

A horse stable in Madison County has reported several confirmed cases of neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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New Paradigm for Racing Drug Violations Being Developed

May 13, 2015

Officials seek comment on draft language that would impose a 10-year ban on those guilty of "egregious violations."... Read More

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Researchers Study Carpal Sheath Effusion Exam Techniques

May 13, 2015

Ultrasound is a useful method for diagnosing carpal sheath effusion, which is often associated with soft tissue damage.... Read More

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Florida Police Seek Horse Thief

May 13, 2015

Two horses used in the Osceola County Sheriff's Department mounted unit are safe after being taken earlier this week.... Read More

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Finding Housing for Horses During Evacuations

May 13, 2015

Don't wait until disaster is on your doorstep to find a place to take your horses when evacuating. Remember these tips.... Read More

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Oregon Horse Shooter Identified

May 13, 2015

A man faces an illegal dumping charge after disposing of his horse's carcass in a highly traveled wooded area.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Summer Travel Plans

May 12, 2015

Of the 674 respondents, 167 (25%) said they plan to travel more than 200 miles from their barn this summer.... Read More

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Security, Pre-Race Procedures for Preakness Horses Announced

May 12, 2015

The Preakness Stakes will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.... Read More

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Racing NSW Secures State-of-the-Art Drug Detection Equipment

May 12, 2015

The new equipment can screen for more than 8,000 different types of drugs.... Read More

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How Much Food and Water do My Horses Need if I Evacuate?

May 12, 2015

Here are some tips on leaving food and water for horses should you need to evacuate without them during a disaster.... Read More

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Researchers Working to Develop New Strangles Vaccines

May 12, 2015

Researchers tested whether a novel S. equi vaccine could better prime a vaccinated horse's immune response.... Read More

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How Researchers Judge Horses' Temperaments

May 11, 2015

Learn about the "Complete Temperament Test," which is designed to measure five dimensions of equine personality.... Read More

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What's the Difference Between Gastrogard and Ulcergard?

May 11, 2015

One is prescribed by your veterinarian, the other is available over-the-counter. Find out more in our Q&A.... Read More

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Margaret Duprey Named First Brooke USA Ambassador

May 11, 2015

The Brooke USA supports work to improve the welfare of working equids in the world's poorest communities.... Read More

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BCH of Washington Aids in Pacific Crest Trail Reconstruction

May 11, 2015

The organization aided in repairing the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,550-mile trail stretching from Mexico to Canada.... Read More

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Feeding Horses with Neuromuscular Disorders

May 11, 2015

A correct diet can make these sometimes-debilitating conditions manageable.... Read More

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Cliff Williamson Joins American Horse Council Staff

May 10, 2015

His responsibilities will include handling issues with equine health and welfare issues and horse movement requirements.... Read More

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FEI RuleApp Launched on Apple Store and Google Play

May 10, 2015

The free smartphone app is designed to give users full access to the federation's official rules and regulations.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Low-Dose Diclazuril

May 10, 2015

Scientists from UC Davis studied low-dose diclazuril administration in foals and adult horses with positive results.... Read More

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Scholarships Helps Alleviate Vet Education Cost

May 09, 2015

The Winner's Circle Scholarship Program has provided assistance to 27 fourth-year veterinary students.... Read More

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Maryland Man Accused of Shooting Berry-Munching Mini

May 09, 2015

The man is accused of fatally shooting his own Miniature Horse after the animal ate strawberries in a neighbor's yard.... Read More

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Maltreated, Injured Horses Abandoned in Louisiana

May 09, 2015

Two horses are receiving care and another was euthanized after authorities found them in St. Tammany Parrish.... Read More

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Gastrointestinal Drug Safe for Use in Pregnant Mares

May 09, 2015

Misoprostol, which can cause abortion in humans, is used to prevent or treat right dorsal colitis in horses.... Read More

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Practicing Science-Based Horse Husbandry

May 08, 2015

Practical ways to improve your horse's welfare, based on discoveries from the growing field of equitation science.... Read More