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Reward Offered in Florida Show Horse Theft

January 27, 2017

An 11-year old Andalusian mare named Deseada was reported missing from a Miami-Dade property on Jan. 19.... Read More

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How Immunosenescence Impacts Senior Horse Care

January 27, 2017

Your horse's immune system is aging with him. Here's what to remember when managing your old horses.... Read More

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Anti-Soring Rule Suspended in Trump Administration Freeze

January 27, 2017

The rule is among a litany of new regulations pending review by the new administration and its department secretaries.... Read More

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Kentucky EHV: Additional Cases Confirmed at Keeneland

January 27, 2017

Four horses at Keeneland's Rice Road Training Center have tested positive and were placed in isolation.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Reveille HMA Wild Horse Gather Jan. 30

January 27, 2017

The BLM will gather 140 to 160 horses, remove 80, and release 60-80 back to the range after fertility control treatment.... Read More

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Pegasus World Cup Connections Pledge to Support Aftercare

January 27, 2017

Connections of two contenders have pledged to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program.... Read More

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UK Department of Veterinary Science Launches New Websites

January 27, 2017

The University of Kentucky Department of Veterinary Science launched three new sites to replace its former one.... Read More

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Cold Weather and Fresh Horses

January 26, 2017

Why do horses act "fresh" when it's cold outside? An equine behaviorist investigates. ... Read More

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NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Gulfstream Park

January 26, 2017

The alliance is designed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More

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NYSGC Releases Racehorse Aftercare Video

January 26, 2017

As of Feb. 1 owners and trainers seeking to race horses in New York must view the video for licensure.... Read More

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Extension Agents to Host 10th Pastures Please! Workshop

January 26, 2017

Lectures will focus on reducing tall fescue toxicosis, the top toxins for horses in Kentucky, weed control, and more.... Read More

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Recognizing Signs of Equine Abuse: The Vet's Role

January 26, 2017

Equine practitioners must be familiar with the signs of abuse, its various forms, and their role in preventing it.... Read More

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Deconstructing the Laminitis 'Train Wreck'

January 25, 2017

Researchers have made great strides in understanding laminitis, but it remains a difficult disease to predict and treat.... Read More

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Nocardioform Placentitis Concerns for Kentucky Foal Crop

January 25, 2017

The UKVDL saw 10 nocardioform placentitis abortions in December 2016 and eight in the first two weeks of January.... Read More

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Kentucky EHV: Cases Confirmed at Turfway, Keeneland

January 25, 2017

Two horses from one barn at Turfway and one horse at Keeneland have tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Founder vs. Laminitis

January 25, 2017

A lot of people use the words laminitis and founder interchangeably. Are these two conditions the same thing?... Read More

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February KENA Meeting to Focus on EHV

January 24, 2017

Kenton Morgan, DVM, Dipl. ACT; Joe Lyman, DVM, MS; and Rusty Ford will each present on different aspects of EHV-1. ... Read More

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Getting Through Cold Spells Can be Stressful for Livestock

January 24, 2017

A combination of cold air and winds create dangerous conditions. Here's how to protect your horses and other animals.... Read More

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Poll Recap: University Teaching Hospitals

January 24, 2017

Of the 516 respondents, 302 (59%) said they have taken their horse to a university veterinary teaching hospital. ... Read More

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Woman Charged in Colorado Horse Seizure

January 24, 2017

Penny Gingerich has been charged with 64 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty.... Read More

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Arkansas Man to Serve 10 Years in Horse Shooting Case

January 24, 2017

Brandon Mitchell will spend a decade in prison after pleading guilty to shooting and killing a horse last year.... Read More

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A Virus Might Help Horse Wounds Heal

January 24, 2017

Specific proteins from the 'orf' virus could help improve wound healing, scientists found, but more research is needed.... Read More

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Do Pre- and Probiotics Help Horses?

January 23, 2017

A nutritionist looks at the relevant, if limited, research about pre- and probiotics in the equine diet.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Herd Seized

January 23, 2017

Law enforcement authorities seized 63 horses from a property in Penrose last week.... Read More

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Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse

January 23, 2017

Learn how to craft a diet for the horse with painful lesions in his stomach.... Read More