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USEF to Host Workshop on Depo-Provera Use in Show Horses

February 17, 2017

Some veterinarians use this synthetic progestin in an attempt to suppress estrus and related behaviors in mares. ... Read More

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Ontario Reports Two Confirmed Cases of EHM in Durham Region

February 17, 2017

Three other horses from the same farm tested positive for EHV-1 but are not showing neurologic signs at this time.... Read More

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Low Platelet Counts and Sick Foals: An Unlucky Combination

February 17, 2017

Researchers found an overall decreased survival rate in sick foals with thrombocytopenia (low blood platelet counts).... Read More

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Rabies Vaccine Efficacy Might Last Longer Than we Thought

February 16, 2017

This finding could help veterinarians manage owners of horses that have reacted adversely to the vaccine in the past.... Read More

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Are You Ready for Spring?

February 15, 2017

Join The Horse's Countdown to Spring Challenge and get your horses and farms ready for warmer weather!... Read More

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MSTN Gene: Not Just for Evaluating Racehorse Potential

February 15, 2017

The gene appears to affect horses' muscular ability to carry out specific gaits, such as the tolt in Icelandics.... Read More

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Natural Disasters and Horses: Tips to Remember

February 15, 2017

Navigate natural disasters with proper planning and research ahead of time and patience during the aftermath.... Read More

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An Inside Look at Przewalski's Horse Hooves

February 15, 2017

Researching wild and feral horse hooves helps us better understand domestic horse hoof health. ... Read More

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Senators Ask USDA to Restore Records on APHIS Website

February 15, 2017

The senators say the public has the right to know if the Horse Protection Act has been violated and by whom.... Read More

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BLM Calls Wild Horse Slaughter Article 'Fake News'

February 15, 2017

The BLM said its policy is to not slaughter horses "and there has been no congressional direction to the contrary." ... Read More

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Louisiana Veterinarian Accused of Doping Racehorses

February 15, 2017

Dr. Kyle Hebert allegedly supplied trainers with dermorphin, saying the drug would make horses "focus and run faster."... Read More

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Horses Eating Thistle

February 15, 2017

An owner worries about her horse eating thistle. An equine nutritionist responds about the risks.... Read More

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The Veterinarian's Role in Equine Cruelty Prosecutions

February 15, 2017

The equine veterinarian is the prosecutor's most important resource and witness in these cases, one attorney said.... Read More

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Understanding Foal Immunity In Utero and Beyond

February 15, 2017

The science behind immunity is complex, but many aspects are useful in everyday mare and foal management.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Pasture Buddies

February 14, 2017

Of the 1,293 poll respondents, 340 (26%) said their horse is turned out with one other horse.... Read More

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Time to Thrive: Neonatal Health Concerns

February 14, 2017

A look at health risks and survival rates among equine neonates.... Read More

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AHC Meeting, National Issues Forum Taking Place June 11-14

February 14, 2017

The event will take place at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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San Diego County, California, Horse Positive for EHV

February 14, 2017

The positive horse was stabled at the HITS Thermal show from Jan. 21 to Feb. 5. The animal is currently quarantined.... Read More

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How to Tell if Your Saddle Hurts Your Horse

February 14, 2017

A properly fitting saddle is key to keeping any ridden horse healthy and performing at its best.... Read More

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Nutrition Loss in Stored Hay

February 13, 2017

Is your hay more than six months old? Then it might be losing vitamin A and E. ... Read More

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Paint-On Aseptic Skin Prep Easy, Effective, Cost-Efficient

February 13, 2017

Products that don't requiring scrubbing to remove dirt and bacteria from skin are gaining in popularity.... Read More

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Farriers Play an Important Role in Horse Health

February 13, 2017

Farriers manage and provide protection for horse hooves. Here's a look at how they help maintain horses' health.... Read More

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University of Illinois Adds Farrier Service

February 13, 2017

The university is acquiring Middlefork Forge and the Midwest Horseshoeing School, both located in Illinois.... Read More

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How to Feed Senior Horses

February 13, 2017

Age is a number, not a disease, said Dr. Megan Shepherd. Remember this when tailoring a diet for your older horse.... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information About Utah Horse Shooting

February 12, 2017

Authorities hope a $10,000 cash reward will help identify those responsible for shooting a horse in a pasture in Roy.... Read More