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Borell Pleads Not Guilty to Cruelty Charges

August 03, 2016

Chuck Borell, accused of maltreating more than 40 horses in Mercer County, Kentucky, has pleaded not guilty.... Read More

Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro on the way to winning gold in the Grand Prix Special

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Olympic Dressage Preview: Can Dujardin, Valegro Do It Again?

August 03, 2016

World record holders Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (GBR) will face stiff competition in Rio.... Read More

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Streptococcus Between Species

August 03, 2016

Can Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus be transferred from horses to people?... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Tests Positive for EEE

August 03, 2016

The affected horse from Madison County did not survive.... Read More

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How Does a Slipping Saddle Impact Rider Biomechanics?

August 03, 2016

Saddle slip can negatively impact rider balance and equine locomotion, as well as rider biomechanics, researchers found.... Read More

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Minnesota Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2016

August 02, 2016

The unvaccinated 1.5-year-old Friesian stallion has been unable to stand for a week and is receiving supportive care.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Farm and Liability Insurance

August 02, 2016

Of the 325 respondents, 187 (58%) said they have a farm policy or extra liability insurance.... Read More

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Stover Receives AVMA Lifetime Excellence in Research Award

August 02, 2016

Dr. Sue Stover's research focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing musculoskeletal injuries in equine athletes.... Read More

Germany’s Michael Jung took individual gold in Olympic Eventing at London 2012, with Sara Algottsson Ostholt (SWE) in silver and Sandra Auffarth (GER) in bronze.

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Olympic Eventing Preview: Jung Could be Hard to Beat

August 02, 2016

Reigning Olympic champion Michael Jung (GER) and the rest of the field will kick off the competition on Aug. 6. ... Read More

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Are Equine Personality Traits Heritable?

August 02, 2016

Researchers studied personality trends in draft horses, Warmbloods, and draft-Warmblood-crosses to find out.... Read More

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FDA Approves Equine Firocoxib Tablets

August 01, 2016

Merial says the prescription tablets will be available on the market in early fall.... Read More

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What's the Best Weight Loss Plan for My Horse?

August 01, 2016

A bossy gelding has ballooned during the summer months, and his owner seeks advice for a safe and effective diet.... Read More

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Carbohydrates Defined

August 01, 2016

Carbohydrates are the main source of dietary energy for horses and are important for fast, quick burning power.... Read More

Di Arbuthnot, Diana Cooper, Jim Gagliano, and Jamie Stier join delegates at the "Lifetime Care for Thoroughbreds: Godolphin Forum," which was held in Newmarket, United Kingdom.

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New International Forum for Racehorse Aftercare

August 01, 2016

The forum is designed to unite the operations around the world that facilitate and promote the retraining of racehorses.... Read More

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Three Female Burros Shot and Killed in Arizona

August 01, 2016

The BLM is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.... Read More

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Iowa State Seeks Participants for Equine Skin Tumor Study

August 01, 2016

Researchers are studying immunotherapy using an antibody called anti-CD47 for reducing equine skin tumors.... Read More

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Detecting Upper Body Issues

August 01, 2016

Learn about less common but more difficult to diagnose upper body lamenesses. ... Read More

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Scientists Examining Why Don't Owners Vaccinate Against Flu

July 31, 2016

Horse owners are urged to assist with the research by completing an online survey. ... Read More

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UK, USDA Researchers Live by the Word 'Collaboration'

July 31, 2016

Together the groups have studied fescue toxicosis, equine gut health, and other horse health and management aspects.... Read More

Crabgrass leaves can be a bright green color.

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The Grass Guide: Large Crabgrass

July 31, 2016

Large crabgrass is very palatable to horses and has a high nutrient content, making it useful for grazing in the south.... Read More

Christian Baillet, president of the Jumping Owners Club (left), and FEI President Ingmar De Vos (right) at the FEI Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Jumping Owners Club, FEI Sign Memorandum of Understanding

July 30, 2016

The JOC provides a communication link between horse owners and the FEI. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Gloria Gellin

July 30, 2016

Gellin is studying the epidemiology of leptospirosis in Central Kentucky and horses' immune response to the disease.... Read More

Seedlings fill in bare areas faster when seeded in two directions.

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Tips for Overseeding Fall Horse Pastures

July 30, 2016

For cool-season pastures, fall is the ideal time to overseed to thicken a stand and fill in bare areas. ... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever Detected in Maryland

July 29, 2016

Potomac horse fever was confirmed in two Frederick County horses, one of which died from the disease.... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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How Do Horses Get to the Rio Olympic Games?

July 29, 2016

Find out how the equine competitors from around the world got to Brazil.... Read More