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Drug Testing in 2000

January 01, 2001

Drug testing is about to move into the 21st Century for horseracing. Research findings at the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center could make the use of urine in post-race drug testing a thing of the past within a very short time.... Read More

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Genetic Color Cross Problem?

January 01, 2001

Q: I have a dun mare which I was considering breeding this year to a buckskin stallion. I was informed that there might be some problems with this particular cross due to the dun color factor. The foal might be lethal white or albino. Read More

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EIA in New Mexico

January 01, 2001

Near Sunland Park, New Mexico, eight horses recently tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA). Initially, two horses were found to be positive during a routine testing for a sale. The rest of their herd was tested immediately, and the... Read More

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Pennsylvania EIA Update

January 01, 2001

The number of horses testing positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Northeastern Pennsylvania has risen to 26. Of these horses, 24 have been euthanized, and two horses remain under quarantine for life. All horses can be traced back to two... Read More

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EIA Awareness Spreads

January 01, 2001

Show officials around the country have been cracking down on enforcement of having negative Coggins tests with horses. For example, two trailerloads of entries into a Mobile, Ala., horse show made the news in February when they were rejected for no... Read More

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Colorado Legislation

January 01, 2001

Legislation passed by voters in Estes Park, Colo., might have an unintended negative impact on area horse competitions. Initiative 200 was placed on the November 1999 ballot in the mountain tourist town by opponents of a proposed wildlife center... Read More

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New Editorial Advisory Board Member for The Horse

January 01, 2001

Stephen G. Jackson, PhD, earned his undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Texas A&M, and his PhD in Equine Nutrition at the University of Kentucky (UK). In 1975, he became an Extension Horse Specialist at UK, and was an Associate Professor... Read More

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American Live Stock/AAEP Scholarship Winners

January 01, 2001

Six veterinary students were named as winners of the 1999 American Association of Equine Practitioners/American Live Stock Insurance Company scholarships during the AAEP’s Annual Convention in December.

Scholarships are in the... Read More

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Ancient Wonders

January 01, 2001

Ramses II, one of Egypt’s most powerful rulers, had efficiency in mind when his stables were designed and built. Sloping troughs collected horse urine for use as fertilizer. The 3,000-year-old stable complex that housed his hundreds of army horses... Read More

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AYHC on a Mission

January 01, 2001

American Youth Horse Council’s mission is “to have the greatest impact on youth by providing quality tools to those who influence youth in the horse industry,” said Liza Holland, AYHC executive director, during the council’s recent annual meeting.... Read More

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InfoBytes

January 01, 2001

General Resident Horse Management

More than 13% of operations with fewer than two resident horses reported the horses never left the operation, compared to 1% of operations with 20 or more horses. Operations... Read More

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Zweig Fund 2000 Research Awards

January 01, 2001

The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research honors the late Dr. Harry M. Zweig, a distinguished veterinarian, and his numerous contributions to New York’s equine industry. In 1979, by amendment to the parimutuel revenue laws, the New York... Read More

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Online Mustang Adoption a Success

January 01, 2001

Thirty-five mustangs recently were adopted via cyberspace in the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) sixth Internet auction. More than 288 e-mail applications flooded into BLM computer in-boxes during the three- week... Read More

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Scholarships Granted

January 01, 2001

Two high school seniors with a dedication to the well-being of horses have been named Year 2000 Scholarship recipients by Horse Daily Planner Publications. First place winner Kari Fisher of Rockwell, N.C., received $1,200 toward her tuition at the... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Membership Forums Open Again

January 01, 2001

Last year, the AAEP membership forums were closed to all non-AAEP members. This year, these forums have returned to their format of previous years, which featured an open session for 90 minutes at the start of the forum followed by a sessio... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Hands-On Learning

January 01, 2001

The AAEP offers "wet labs" for practitioners who want to take advantage of hands-on learning from experts in the field. This year, there are six different day-long labs offered (and two ultrasound labs, which are offered as two half-day... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Professional Development

January 01, 2001

Are you sometimes worried that your veterinarian will break down before your horse? Stress is a common problem in the lifestyle that goes along with treating animals while traveling long distances. Besides the stress of doing a good job and... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: Fighting Infection

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: Reproduction

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: Lameness/Injury

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Topics Preview: General Medicine

January 01, 2001

The latest information on scores of topics is presented at the AAEP convention; we can't report on them all, but we do try to bring you a representative sampling. This year, many of the topics can be grouped into five categories: fighting... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Sunrise Sessions and Table Topics

January 01, 2001

The Sunrise Sessions (and lunchtime Table Topics) offer AAEP convention attendees a roundtable type of discussion format where they can choose their particular interests from a long list of popular topics. They can ask questions of session... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: State-of-the-Art Topic

January 01, 2001

Milne Lecture Features 3-D Anatomy Software

The Frank J. Milne Lecture is named for AAEP past president and distinguished life member Frank J. Milne. Each year, the lecture focuses on subjects and techniques considered... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Education for Horse Owners at the AAEP Convention

January 01, 2001

Horseman's Day

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), enthused by the response to last year's inaugural Horseman's Day, will host a program for horse owners again this year as part of the annual veterinary... Read More

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AAEP Convention Preview: Learning About Bits and Bitting

January 01, 2001

SPONSORED BY THE HORSE: YOUR GUIDE TO EQUINE HEALTH CARE

Veterinarians at the AAEP sessions in San Diego who want to learn more about how bits function and how horses react to certain types of bit pressure would do... Read More