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Manuel Coto-Martinez, 70, was arrested after allegedly selling illegal horsemeat to undercover law enforcement officials.

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Florida Man Arrested for Selling Horsemeat

November 21, 2016

Manuel Coto-Martinez is facing multiple charges after selling horsemeat to undercover law enforcement officers.... Read More

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UKVDL Announces Holiday Hours, Altered Testing Schedule

November 21, 2016

The laboratory will have modified hours and a slightly altered testing schedule for the upcoming holidays.... Read More

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Is My Neurologic Horse Safe to Ride?

November 21, 2016

The decision, one veterinarian says, involves balancing rider and safety, liability concerns, and animal welfare.... Read More

And even with preventive measures, snowballs can build up. Protect your horse from slipping and injury by removing snow and ice from his hooves as it builds up.

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Top Winter Hoof Care Tips

November 20, 2016

Having a winter hoof care plan in place ahead of time can help eliminate worries during the deep freeze.... Read More

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Before You Breed: Costs and Considerations

November 20, 2016

Ensure your decision to breed is the right one and that you're prepared to handle the costs and commitments involved.... Read More

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Understanding Healthy Foals' Caloric Requirements

November 19, 2016

Foal nutrition can be complicated, making it important for owners to understand newborns' nutritional needs.... Read More

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5 Facts About Flax

November 19, 2016

What exactly is flax and how does it benefit the horse? Here are five things to know about flaxseed. ... Read More

Figure 1: The new equine PET scanner arrived at the UC Davis veterinary hospital in August.

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UC Davis' Equine PET Scanner Providing Results

November 18, 2016

Veterinarians have begun research, using the scanner in a clinical trial on client-owned horses.... Read More

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Participation Sought on Equine Forage Survey

November 18, 2016

Researchers are investigating how horse owners view forage and their current forage-feeding routines.... Read More

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Where Rules Matter Most: Managing Your Horse's Medications

November 18, 2016

Work with your vet to find the best options for your horse that are within your breed or show association's drug rules.... Read More

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Congress Passes Forest Service Trail Stewardship Act

November 18, 2016

The bill is designed to address a trail maintenance backlog impacting users at national forests, including equestrians.... Read More

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Breeding the Newly Retired or Competition Stallion

November 18, 2016

Owners can take several steps to ensure a successful transition from athletic to breeding performance.... Read More

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AHC Announces New Student Membership

November 17, 2016

Beginning in January 2017 the membership will be available to full-time high school and college students.... Read More

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Texas Horse Herd Seized

November 17, 2016

More than 50 allegedly maltreated horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized from a Hill County farm.... Read More

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Researchers Reveal Chinese Horses' Origins

November 17, 2016

The modern Chinese horse originated from horses introduced to China from elsewhere, as well as local stock.... Read More

A sarcoid is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive tumor most often seen on the head, belly, groin, and legs. The most common are verrucous, with a warty look, or fibroblastic, which resembles proud flesh. Bovine papilloma virus (BPV) is probably a causative factor in sarcoids, and a 2010 study of 222 horses at the University Equine Clinic of Bern identified a possible genetic basis for sarcoid development in horses as well.

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10 Skin Tumor Resources on TheHorse.com

November 17, 2016

While some lumps and bumps are typically of little consequence, others can pose serious problems. Learn more.... Read More

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Mare and Foal Nutrition

November 16, 2016

Can I use alfalfa pellets or beet pulp to meet my mare and her 7-month-old foal's calcium requirements?... Read More

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California EHV: No New Cases on Nov. 15

November 16, 2016

Twelve horses at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center remain in quarantine. ... Read More

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Rood & Riddle's New Florida Surgical Facility Taking Shape

November 16, 2016

The Wellington facility will open to clients on Nov. 18. The new surgical facility should be completed in early 2017.... Read More

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BLM, University of Wyoming to Study Wild Horse Movement

November 15, 2016

Radio collars will help researchers learn more about horses' seasonal land use, migration patterns, and herd movements. ... Read More

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Hot Topics in Hoof Care, Part 1: Horse Hoof Biomechanics

November 15, 2016

Find out how physics plays an important role in how the horse's hoof works and adapts to force. ... Read More

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Got Healthy Hooves? Here's How to Keep Them That Way

November 15, 2016

Consider the big picture--from farrier care and diet to environment and genetics--when maintaining your horse's feet.... Read More

“Clients often ask, ‘What kind of grain should I use?’” Tanner says. “I always ignore that question and immediately ask, ‘What kind of hay are you giving them?’ If you have bad hay, you’re not going to fix that with more grain.” Tanner also recommends checking with your vet before giving your horse supplements, since nutraceuticals are not regulated by the FDA. “You could be wasting a good bit of money on something that’s not good for your horse,” he says.

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Poll Recap: Weighty Feed Options

November 15, 2016

Of the 758 respondents, only 106 (14%) said they weigh everything their horse gets to eat. ... Read More

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New Equine EEE Case Confirmed in Marion County, Florida

November 15, 2016

The 15-year-old Paint mare was vaccinated in years prior but had not been vaccinated recently. She is recovering.... Read More

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Wild Horse Sanctuary Must Rehome Horses Before Dec. 1

November 15, 2016

Any horses and burros not adopted by Dec. 1 will be sold at auction.... Read More