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Report: Six Horses Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

February 25, 2015

Six horses were killed in an early morning fire that consumed two barns at Chanteclaire Farm near Midway on Feb. 25. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 25, 2015

The BLM is seeking pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming environment for horses removed from rangelands.... Read More

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston conducted two separate studies on blood transfusions in horses.

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Researchers Study Equine Blood Transfusions

February 25, 2015

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston examined if blood can be taken monthly and stored successfully for use in transfusions and more.... Read More

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Stakeholders Issue Statement on British Anti-Doping Rules

February 25, 2015

North America Thoroughbred stakeholders respond to the British Horseracing Authority's new Equine Anti-Doping Rules.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

February 25, 2015

The legislation would place wild horses under state and Native American tribe jurisdiction rather than under the BLM's.... Read More

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South Dakota Authorities Probe Horse Shooting

February 25, 2015

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot and killed a horse near the city of Mitchell.... Read More

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Hoof Abscesses: Does Epsom Salt Really Help?

February 24, 2015

A veterinarian considers if Epsom salts and poultices really help draw out hoof abscesses.... Read More

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Appeals Court Rules Against USDA on Soring Penalties

February 24, 2015

The court ruled that the USDA doesn't have authority to require minimum penalties for Horse Protection Act violators.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Stall vs. Turnout Time

February 24, 2015

Of the 2,015 respondents, 1,089 (54%) said their horses live outside with access to shelter.... Read More

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Arizona Miniature Horse Association Vice President Charged

February 24, 2015

The Miniature Horse Association of Arizona's vice president has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More

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Participation Sought in Study on JIE in Arabians

February 24, 2015

Researchers are working to identify the genetic cause of juvenile idiopathic epilepsy (JIE) in Arabian horses.... Read More

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Researchers Compare Joint Injection Options

February 24, 2015

A comparison of triamcinolone and a triamcinolone/hyaluronic acid combo yielded "unexpected" results, researchers said.... Read More

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FL Senate Committee Passes Medication Bill

February 23, 2015

Legislation governing racehorse medication policy passed the Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee Feb. 18.... Read More

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CHRB Rule Would Void Claim if Horse Bleeds

February 23, 2015

Under the provision the official vet must observe a horse bleeding from one or both nostrils during or after the race.... Read More

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Burlington Co., New Jersey, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 23, 2015

A 5-year-old Westampton horse was euthanized after testing positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Consider SDFT Attachment Problems in Lame Horses

February 23, 2015

If a horse is hind-limb lame, consider issues where the superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) attaches to the hock.... Read More

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Texas Man Accused of Dragging Donkey

February 22, 2015

A Texas man is behind bars after being accused of dragging a donkey behind his truck for at least five miles.... Read More

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Study: Genetic Differences in Racing, Cutting Quarter Horses

February 22, 2015

Researchers identified specific genes that distinguish racing-type Quarter Horses from cutting-type Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Keys to Managing Colic Medically

February 22, 2015

The three main types of medical treatment for colic include fluid therapy, laxative administration, and pain management.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Gabriel Monteiro Davolli

February 21, 2015

Davolli has conducted research on hormone therapy in stallions as well as other breeding-related projects.... Read More

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Study: Pawing Could be Indicative of Discomfort

February 21, 2015

Pawing could be a learned behavior that might reflect an effort to ease pain in the limbs or abdomen, researchers said.... Read More

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Coyote Hunters Lose Licenses after Killing, Wounding Horses

February 20, 2015

Two New York hunters lost their licenses for three years after killing a horse and wounding another.... Read More

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Parasite Control in Young Horses

February 20, 2015

Dr. Martin Nielsen reviews which parasites are dangerous to foals and how to best deworm young horses.... Read More

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UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Held Jan. 23-24

February 20, 2015

Lecture topics included equine proliferative enteropathy, the physiology of aging, amino acid requirements, and more.... Read More

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When the Body Attacks

February 20, 2015

Lumps, bumps, coughs, wheals, and wheezes: a basic overview of equine allergies. ... Read More