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Researchers Evaluate Field Glucose Test in Ponies

June 11, 2016

Researchers hope the test will help them predict laminitis risk based on ponies' insulin responses to food.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

June 10, 2016

Submit your fly mask mishap story for a chance to be featured on TheHorse.com and be entered to win a prize pack! ... Read More

A 3-cm sarcoid tumor on a horse’s ear. Sarcoids often develop as small bumps under the skin or scaly lesions. Depending on their location on the horse’s body, tumors like these can often be removed by a veterinarian. However, in certain horses sarcoids tend to re-grow after surgery, sometimes to much larger tumors that are impossible to cure.

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Cancer-Causing Virus Strikes Genetically Vulnerable Horses

June 10, 2016

Genetic differences in immune function could explain why some horses develop sarcoids and others don't, researchers say.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

June 10, 2016

The BLM plans to gather horses and administer the PZP-22 fertility control vaccine to mares returned to the complex.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Introduces Fire Prevention Outreach Program

June 10, 2016

Equine Guelph will hold outreach events this summer to educate Ontario's racing community about barn fire prevention.... Read More

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Peaceable Farm Horses Rescued Again

June 10, 2016

Six horses from the farm were among more than 40 allegedly maltreated horses seized from New Beginnings Horse Rescue.... Read More

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How Does Acupuncture Work?

June 10, 2016

There's a complex series of events that occur when acupuncture needles are placed. Here's a rundown of what happens.... Read More

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RMTC Adds Cooper to Task Force on Glaucine

June 09, 2016

Carolyn Cooper, DVM, is the director of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency's Equine Drug Control Program.... Read More

Cameras or video surveillance systems can help identify intruders and what they're doing.

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Staying Secure: Protect Your Horse Property From Theft

June 09, 2016

Thefts happen in barns, at horse shows, and from pastures. Learn how to keep your horses, possessions, and people safe. ... Read More

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AFA Supports AHC Welfare Code

June 09, 2016

The American Farrier's Association is the latest organization to endorse the AHC's Welfare Code of Practice.... Read More

Veterinary student Patrick Succo is teaching high-schoolers in the Navajo Nation about equine health; he helped spark a new partnership involving the Colorado State veterinary program.

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Navajo Student Helps Launch CSU Vet Program Home Community

June 09, 2016

Patrick Succo is teaching Navajo high-schoolers to determine correct vaccine dosage for horses and more.... Read More

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Study Confirms Horses 'Talk' to Human Handlers

June 09, 2016

New research has revealed that horses do, in fact, try to intentionally communicate with us to achieve certain goals.... Read More

Horses graze a Central Kentucky pasture at sunset.

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Turnout and Sleep Schedules

June 08, 2016

Could being stalled during the day and turned out at night cause sleep problems for horses?... Read More

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New Mexico Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate Against WNV

June 08, 2016

Owners are encouraged to vaccinate their horses prior to the onset of peak mosquito season.... Read More

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California Man Takes Plea Deal in 2015 Horse Abuse Case

June 08, 2016

Frederick Atkinson pleaded no contest to charges connected to 41 horses removed from a California property last year.... Read More

The the mare was taken to a BLM facility in Axtell, Utah, to continue her rehabilitation.

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Woman Fined for Removing Free-Roaming Horse from BLM Land

June 08, 2016

The Idaho woman transported a free-roaming mare to an animal sanctuary because the horse appeared malnourished.... Read More

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Horses Displaced by Calabasas Fire Return Home

June 08, 2016

Nearly 90 California horses were evacuated to the Pierce College Equestrian Center, in Woodland Hills.... Read More

Your veterinarian might insert needles into the infected joint and flush it with sterile saline.

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Getting a Jumpstart on Joint Infections

June 08, 2016

Infected joints can be scary and cause stress, but early aggressive treatment offers the best chance for full recovery.... Read More

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Stakes Winner Delay of Game Dead at 23

June 07, 2016

The 23-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was euthanized June 6 due to the infirmities of old age.... Read More

The typical swollen face and big head associated with nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism.

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What is Big-Head Disease?

June 07, 2016

This condition, caused by an unbalanced diet, can have serious musculoskeletal implications for affected horses.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Young Palm Beach County, Florida, Horse

June 07, 2016

The 14-month-old vaccinated Arabian began showing clinical signs began on May 31 and was euthanized the same day.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Saddle Type on the Trail

June 07, 2016

Of the 765 respondents, 353 (46%) said they are most likely to use a western saddle for a trail ride or hack.... Read More

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Disease Trends Reinforce Importance of Good Biosecurity

June 07, 2016

Is your horse protected from infectious disease? Here are tips on how to keep him safe at home and on the road.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Plan to Manage Pine Nut Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

Public comments will be accepted through July 6.... Read More

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Advocacy Groups Want BLM to Increase PZP Use in Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

The groups believe increased PZP use could reduce the need to maintain horses in holding facilities.... Read More