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Deputies Probe Arizona Horse Slashing

June 26, 2014

Maricopa County authorities are seeking whoever slashed a horse's neck in its barn near Scottsdale.... Read More

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Stallion Libido

June 26, 2014

My stallion shows little or no signs of libido with my mare. He won't even "talk" to her. What can I do?... Read More

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Grazing Oat Pastures

June 26, 2014

Can horses be turned out on an oat pasture if it is dried up and not green?... Read More

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Crowdfunding: Donors and Fundraisers, Proceed with Caution

June 26, 2014

While funds can be raised successfully via Internet financing, caution is key for both donors and fundraisers.... Read More

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Protecting Horses from Ticks

June 26, 2014

Ticks might be tough opponents, but you can take steps to reduce pasture infestations and protect horses.... Read More

When you look at the hoof as the horse stands, you are seeing the hoof wall. If you pick up the hoof to look at the bottom, you will see the sole, frog, sulci, heels and bar.

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Hoof Anatomy, Part 2: Outer Structures

June 25, 2014

The outer hoof's health affects the bones and soft tissues within, and vice versa. ... Read More

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Commentary: Better Questions to Answer

June 25, 2014

Eric Mitchell, editor-in-chief of The Blood-Horse, shares his thoughts on potential research on Salix.... Read More

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Colorado Racetrack Offers Bonus to Medication-Free Winners

June 25, 2014

Arapahoe Park created a program to reward horsemen who do not administer race-day medication to their horses.... Read More

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Blue-Green Algae Poisoning in Horses

June 25, 2014

Many animals that ingest blue-green algae toxins die suddenly, but some can recover.... Read More

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UK Ag Equine Programs Receives Two AHP Awards

June 25, 2014

Bluegrass Equine Digest nabbed the top spot in the online equine-related newsletter category. ... Read More

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Drop in Owners, Registered Horses Focal Point of AHC Forum

June 24, 2014

Attendees discussed possible solutions to problems brought on by having fewer owners and registered horses.... Read More

Hosing your horse off with cold water is a good way to help them stay cool in the hot summer months.

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Poll Recap: Bath Time

June 24, 2014

Of the 1,198 respondents, 790 (66%) said they rinse their horse after every ride during the warm months.... Read More

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As Summer Begins, Equine Heat Stress Looms

June 24, 2014

With summer upon us, it's a good time to start thinking about protecting horses from heat stress.... Read More

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Starlight Racing to Help Fund Laminitis Research

June 24, 2014

Starlight Racing is donating in memory of racehorse Intense Holiday, who recently succumbed to the disease.... Read More

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UK Researchers and Students Present at AMCOP

June 24, 2014

The annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists took place June 5-7 at the Gluck Equine Research Center.... Read More

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Does Your Horse Need a Dentist?

June 24, 2014

Find out why you should make regular dental checkups part of your horse's scheduled maintenance.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Aims to Maximize Programs

June 23, 2014

Unwanted Horse Coalition member organizations met June 23 and sought input on how to maximize their programs.... Read More

McLain Ward and Sapphire of the USA celebrate their jumping round.

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Show Jumping Great Sapphire Dies of Colic Complications

June 23, 2014

McLain Ward's legendary show jumping mount Sapphire has died. The Belgian Warmblood mare was 19.... Read More

Horses graze a Central Kentucky pasture at sunset.

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Does Night Turnout Disrupt a Horse's Sleep?

June 23, 2014

Find out if being stalled during the day and turned out at night can cause sleep problems for horses.... Read More

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Hendra Virus Kills Horse on New South Wales' North Coast

June 23, 2014

Veterinarians have confirmed hendra virus as the cause of death of a horse residing west of Murwillumbah..... Read More

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Additional Texas Horse Diagnosed with Vesicular Stomatitis

June 23, 2014

The newly confirmed case is in a horse residing in Nueces County, about 10 miles south of Mathis.... Read More

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Assessing Fiber Quality in Horse Feed

June 23, 2014

Not all fiber is created equal, and different forms can vary widely in terms of quality and digestibility.... Read More

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Take Steps to Protect Horses from WNV Now

June 22, 2014

Start thinking now about protecting yourself and your horse from West Nile virus (WNV) this summer.... Read More

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Arabian Horse Foundation Funds Research Projects

June 22, 2014

The foundation provided $11,500 for research studying health conditions impacting Arabian horses. ... Read More

A fertilized equine oocyte with two, decondensed pronuclei (DNA marked in blue and the membrane of the pronucleus in red).

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Researchers Mature Equine Oocytes in Laboratory

June 22, 2014

Researchers took a step toward improving assisted reproduction by successfully maturing oocytes in a lab.... Read More