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Re-emergent Equine Diseases

April 11, 2015

Early recognition of emerging and re-emerging diseases is of paramount importance if their impact is to be minimized.... Read More

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AVC to Host Workshop on Equine Welfare

April 11, 2015

Dr. Kathleen MacMillan will speak on equine welfare April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Atlantic Veterinary College.... Read More

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Advancements in Equine Lyme Disease Testing

April 11, 2015

Improved diagnostic testing for Lyme disease is leading to more successful treatments. Here's what you should know.... Read More

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Equine Urinary Disease

April 10, 2015

Renal (kidney) disease and acute kidney injury with other disease processes can increase morbidity and mortality.... Read More

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Freeman Named Appleton Professor at University of Florida

April 10, 2015

Dr. David Freeman's research interests include treatment of diseases that cause colic in horses.... Read More

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Eventer Ashker to Present at Thoroughbreds For All Event

April 10, 2015

Three-day eventer Laine Ashker will speak at the event taking place April 24 at West Wind Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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Richardson to Discuss 'Fixing Broken Horses'

April 10, 2015

Dr. Dean Richardson will present examples of current state-of-the-art equine fracture treatments. ... Read More

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WesternU Researchers Study NYC Carriage Horse Stress Levels

April 10, 2015

Researchers from Western University of Health Sciences found no evidence of stress in New York City carriage horses.... Read More

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Choosing Cases and Using MSCs for Equine Joint Injuries

April 10, 2015

Learn how one veterinarian chooses cases and uses mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to treat horses with joint injuries.... Read More

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Can a Mare's Personality Change After Her First Foal?

April 09, 2015

Dr. Nancy Diehl addresses a question about why a mare might respond differently to training after having her first foal.... Read More

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Cracking the Tax Code

April 09, 2015

Having trouble interpreting taxspeak as it applies to the horse industry? Read on. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2014

April 09, 2015

Diseases diagnosed include herpesvirus, tetanus, strangles, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Market Continues to Show Improvement

April 09, 2015

Horses have been one of the signature sectors of Kentucky's agricultural economy for many years.... Read More

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Study: How Horses Use Their Eyes and Ears to Communicate

April 09, 2015

Researchers recently took a closer look at how horses use their faces and ears to communicate with herdmates.... Read More

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Michigan EHV-1: Fourth Horse Tests Positive

April 08, 2015

A second Saginaw County horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Winner of 2015 Annual Equine Industry Vision Award Selected

April 08, 2015

The winner will be announced June 19 during the AHP Tally-Ho at the Alamo Seminar in San Antonio, Texas. ... Read More

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Accused Pennsylvania Vets Lose Racing Commission Licenses

April 08, 2015

The veterinarians are accused of administering drugs to horses within 24 hours of when the animals were slated to race.... Read More

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Ohio Adopts 'Use of the Whip' Rule for Standardbreds

April 08, 2015

While there are already regulations in place for whip use in harness races, the new rule is more restrictive. ... Read More

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Radiography, Scintigraphy, and MRI: Benefits and Pitfalls

April 08, 2015

Review the options vets have for looking inside horses' bodies to see what's causing a limp, swelling, or pain.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Spring Fever

April 07, 2015

Of the 577 respondents, 294 (51%) said trail riding gives them the biggest case of spring fever.... Read More

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BLM Colorado Seeks Comment on Proposed Wild Horse Gather

April 07, 2015

The BLM is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado.... Read More

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Equine Canada, Government Developing Biosecurity Standard

April 07, 2015

The farm-level biosecurity standard is designed to help protect Canada's equine industry from animal diseases.... Read More

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Spring Grass Safety

April 07, 2015

As benign as it might seem, this fresh forage can cause more harm than good. Here's what to remember.... Read More

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New York Woman Charged in Horse Theft

April 07, 2015

Wendy J. Holcomb has been charged for stealing a horse from a Hebron, New York, farm.... Read More

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Does Throat Spray Reach Horses' Upper Airway Structures?

April 07, 2015

Nasopharyngeal catheter administration results in good cover of the larynx, nasopharynx, and soft palate.... Read More