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How Can I Tell if My Horse is in Pain?

April 20, 2016

A veterinarian and an equine behaviorist describes behavioral signs of pain in horses.... Read More

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Keep Horses Away From Creeping Indigo

April 20, 2016

What is creeping indigo and will it hurt my horse? ... Read More

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House Committee Passes Anti-Slaughter Amendment

April 20, 2016

One bill sponsor said the legislation is designed to protect horses while keeping the U.S. food supply safe.... Read More

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More Than 100 Horses Rescued From Houston Floods

April 20, 2016

Dozens of equids have been moved to higher ground while five endurance horses remain missing.... Read More

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Three Nebraska Horses Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

April 20, 2016

One of the affected horses has been euthanized while the other two have been isolated on the premises.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club's Ocala Initiative Receives Donations

April 20, 2016

Double Diamond Farm donated $20,000, while Glen Hill Farm and Payton Training Center have each committed $10,000.... Read More

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Florida Police Seek Miniature Horse Shooter

April 20, 2016

An owner in Palmetto reported April 18 that her Miniature Horse had been shot during the overnight hours of April 17.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Diseases Conference Held in Argentina

April 20, 2016

Attendees from around the world gathered to discuss the latest topics and trends of equine infectious diseases.... Read More

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Gluck Seeks Equine Research Hall of Fame Nominations

April 20, 2016

The Hall of Fame honors individuals who have expanded the body of knowledge in some field of equine science.... Read More

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The New Navicular Paradigm

April 20, 2016

Here's what we know and are learning about defining, diagnosing, and treating this painful foot disease.... Read More

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Research-Based Weaning Tips to Reduce Stress

April 20, 2016

Start planning early to make the transition away from mom as smooth as possible.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's 'From Rescue to Rockstar' Contest

April 19, 2016

Submit your rescue horse's story for a chance to be featured on TheHorse.com and entered to win a prize pack!... Read More

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Poll Recap: Slow Feeders

April 19, 2016

More than half of the 929 poll respondents said they have used slow feed haynets for their horses. ... Read More

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UK Hosts Three-Minute Thesis Competition for PhD Students

April 19, 2016

The competition allowed students three minutes to discuss their research using only one presentation slide.... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, Horse

April 19, 2016

The horse was hospitalized and later euthanized.... Read More

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7 Conformation Flaws: Piecing Together What We Know

April 19, 2016

What impact do structural deviations really have on your horse's soundness and performance? Here's what you should know.... Read More

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Finalists Selected for 2016 Equine Industry Vision Award

April 18, 2016

Finalists include Tootie Bland, Gary Carpenter, the EQUUS Foundation, and the Retired Racehorse Project.... Read More

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Jury Awards Millions for Polo Pony Deaths

April 18, 2016

In 2009, 21 polo ponies died after receiving an improperly compounded selenium, vitamin B, and potassium product.... Read More

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Nutrition Tips for Traveling With Your Horse

April 18, 2016

Travel stress can lead to gastric ulcers and colic. Use these strategies to help keep your horse healthy away from home.... Read More

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EHV-1 Prevalence in Horses With Respiratory Disease

April 18, 2016

Submitting blood and nasal secretion samples gives vets the best chance of accurately diagnosing EHV, researchers found.... Read More

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Do Elite Show Jumpers Get the Nutrition They Need?

April 18, 2016

Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips surveyed elite show jumper owners/managers about their horse's diets. Here's what she found.... Read More

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Bill Would Put Salt River Herd Under State Jurisdiction

April 17, 2016

The bill would protect the feral horses and place them under Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and USFS jurisdiction.... Read More

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Remember: Lush Green Grass Could Be Harmful to Horses

April 17, 2016

Spring grass might be delicious for horses, but it can cause problems including laminitis and fescue toxicity. ... Read More

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Mesh Successful at Preventing Nephrosplenic Entrapment

April 17, 2016

None of the 26 study horses suffered nephrosplenic entrapment recurrence following surgery.... Read More

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Study: Not All Maple Species Contain Hypoglycin A

April 16, 2016

Hypoglycin A is the toxin behind the potentially deadly muscular disease atypical myopathy.... Read More