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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 06, 2015

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners should ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More

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Veterinarians Evaluate Adverse Reactions to Myelograms

June 06, 2015

For the most part, the adverse reactions were mild and self-limiting. But some serious ones did occur.... Read More

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What You Can Do to Promote a Healthy Foal

June 05, 2015

Take steps prior to parturition to ensure your foal enters the world in a clean and healthy environment.... Read More

Flying foxes, a type of fruit bat native to Australia, are thought to pass the deadly hendra virus to horses, however the exact mode of transmission remains unclear.

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Vaccinate Australian Horses Against Hendra Virus Now

June 05, 2015

Veterinarians say vaccination is the most effective way to protect people and their horses from the deadly hendra virus.... Read More

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Horse Racing Integrity Coalition Formed

June 05, 2015

The group will advocate for uniform medication standards for American Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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Nevada Man Charged in Horse Dragging Incident

June 05, 2015

The horse sustained injuries, including a neck fracture, after being dragged down a gravel road behind a truck.... Read More

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Purdue Approves Equine Surgery Center, Ag Sciences Facility

June 05, 2015

The $8.8 million Centaur Regional Equine Diagnostic and Surgical Center will be located near Indiana Downs.... Read More

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Summertime Shade and Shelter

June 05, 2015

Trees, sheds, and other structures can provide horses relief from wind, rain, heat, and more. Here's what to remember.... Read More

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Wheelon Soring Case Dismissed

June 04, 2015

A Tennessee judge has dismissed the soring case against Walking Horse trainer Larry Wheelon due to lack of evidence.... Read More

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Watch for Anhidrosis This Summer

June 04, 2015

Anhidrotic horses don't sweat well or at all, which can be dangerous in warm climates. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Common Human-Equine Interaction Misconceptions

June 04, 2015

Dr. Nancy Diehl shares her views on things that can cause horse-human communication to go awry.... Read More

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New Mexico County Opposes Proposed Anti-Slaughter Bill

June 04, 2015

Eddy County commissioners oppose legislation banning the transport of horses to other countries for processing.... Read More

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American Pharoah Bids for Triple Crown in Belmont Stakes

June 04, 2015

American Pharoah will seek to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978 in Saturday's Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Some Stallion Voices More Attractive to Mares Than Others

June 04, 2015

Stallions with low-pitched whinnies were more fertile and more attractive to mares than those with high-pitched voices.... Read More

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Michigan Authorities Investigate Attack on Quarter Horse

June 03, 2015

The fatal injury possibly resulted from an animal attack.... Read More

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Trail Horse Hoof Care

June 03, 2015

Learn about the best trimming and shoeing practices to ensure your horse stays sound while traveling the trails.... Read More

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Miniature Horse Reported Stolen in California

June 03, 2015

California authorities are hoping the public can help locate a Miniature Horse reported stolen from its Phelan pasture.... Read More

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Caring for Critically Ill Newborn Foals

June 03, 2015

Learn about healthy foals, problems that are common in newborns, how veterinarians treat these issues, and more.... Read More

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Predicting Atypical Myopathy Survival

June 03, 2015

Specific bloodwork showed differences between horses with atypical myopathy that survived and those that died.... Read More

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New Equine Herpesvirus Case Reported in Oregon

June 02, 2015

The Marion County gelding has tested positive for both the wild type and the more serious neuropathogenic form of EHV-1.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Feed Amounts

June 02, 2015

Of the 1,278 respondents, 638 people (50%) said their horse receives 1 to 3 pounds of grain or concentrate feed daily.... Read More

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When do Broodmares at Pasture Need Supplemental Feed?

June 02, 2015

If mares graze pastures down to below five centimeters, it might be time to supplement with grain, researchers say.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Announces Safety, Security Initiatives

June 02, 2015

Breeders' Cup has expanded its out-of-competition drug testing program, increased security at barns, and more.... Read More

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Texas Horse Shot After Fleeing Flood

June 01, 2015

Authorities say the wounded horse is expected to survive after being shot two or three times in the head.... Read More

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Is Hydroponic Feed in Your Horse's Future?

June 01, 2015

Rising feed prices and drought conditions have led to a growing interest in using fodder systems to feed horses.... Read More