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Feeding Older Horses: Cuisine For The Golden Years

May 01, 2000

Horses which have been correctly fed all their lives are far more likely to live to a ripe old age.... Read More

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Proud Flesh

May 01, 2000

Q: My horse had a cut on his lower cannon bone and my vet gave me instructions on how to wrap it to prevent proud flesh. What is proud flesh, and can it really become a problem, or is he being overly cautious?... Read More

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Witches And Brooms: Preparing for Equine Diseases

May 01, 2000

What an incredible time of year! Spring is in the air. Flowers are blooming. Hopes are high as a new season starts, and horses are traveling everywhere for training and competition. Diseases are threatening our horses, our livelihoods, and... Read More

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Short Cycling Mares

May 01, 2000

Nature has done a commendable job in developing the equine reproductive system, but it did not take into consideration man's special needs for the production of horses at certain times or under specific circumstances. The first man-made rule for... Read More

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Footing and Horse Performance

May 01, 2000

The type of footing on which a horse performs strongly influences whether the animal has a long and productive career, or whether it has that career cut short because of unsoundness or injury. Footing also influences how well the horse performs.... Read More

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Louisiana Joins Texas, Other States In Equine Passport Program

May 01, 2000

It's a done deal. The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), the state's livestock health regulatory agency, reports Louisiana has joined the "equine passport" program. This program is for horses, donkeys, mules and asses originating within and... Read More

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Two South Dakota Horses Missing

May 01, 2000

Two horses are missing from Rapid City, South Dakota. They were stolen either late evening on May 16, or early morning on May 17. One is a Quarter Horse mare who is described as a smoky dun, about 15 hands in height. The mare has a few white... Read More

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Follow-up On Missing Clemson Horses

May 01, 2000

According to a Clemson University staff member, one of two stolen mares has been recovered. The horses were stolen from the Pendleton, South Carolina farm the night of April 23, 2000.

The brands on the recovered mare's shoulder had been... Read More

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MD Barns Silver Spur Award

May 01, 2000

MD Barns has announced sponsorship of the MD Barns Silver Spur Award. The award recognizes an American Quarter Horse who has made a significant impact on the lives of others.

This award will honor those exemplary American Quarter Horses... Read More

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Dogwood Foundation Proposes Second Challenge

May 01, 2000

With the tremendous success of the first Dogwood Challenge, the Merrill family has challenged American Quarter Horse Association Members to do it again.

A second Dogwood Challenge has been established to raise money for equine research.... Read More

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Blood Tests Might Provide Early Indicators Of Catastrophic Injury

May 01, 2000

Bone fractures, joint injury and other musculoskeletal trauma are major problems in the equine industry. In response, a grant of $59,700 will help two Colorado State University equine researchers continue their studies into diagnosing, monitorin... Read More

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Pennsylvania Educates Horse Owners On West Nile Virus

May 01, 2000

The West Nile encephalitis committee at Penn State has developed an information sheet for the horse owners in Pennsylvania. The information distributed follows. To see The Horse's most recent articles on West Nile, please scroll down to... Read More

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Early Mosquito Activity Reported in Maryland

May 01, 2000

Agriculture Officials Recommend Prompt Vaccination of Horses

Areas of Maryland from Baltimore to the lower Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland are experiencing an early outbreak of mosquitoes this year, prompting State officials to... Read More

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Looking for a 'Wild' Summer Project? Why Not Adopt a Horse or Burro?

May 01, 2000

The U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has got a 'wild' summer idea for you. Approximately 100 wild horses and burros will be available for adoption at The Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Facility at Cross Plains,... Read More

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Judges Announced for the 2000 Congress

May 01, 2000

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association has announced the list of judges who will officiate the 2000 All American Quarter Horse Congress horse show. Specific judge's assignments will not be announced prior to the show.

AQHA... Read More

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Saddle Up America National Open House Extended

May 01, 2000

Saddle Up America, a national initiative to encourage more people to get involved with horses and riding, will coordinate Open House events beginning in May 2000 and continuing throughout the year, announced the Horse Industry Alliance (HIA), th... Read More

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North American Young Riders' Championships To Be Televised

May 01, 2000

The 2000 North American Young Riders' Championships (NAYRC)--presented by State Line Tack--will be broadcast on both the Outdoor Life Network and the Fox Sports Network.

The Outdoor Life Network will first televise the NAYRC on August 1... Read More

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First Choice Stallions Offers World-Class Pedigrees

May 01, 2000

First Choice Stallions is dedicated to producing top-class horses for serious competition riders. Formed by Michael Whitaker and Scotland's Gillespie Brothers, the partnership exclusively offers world-class stallions whose breeding and... Read More

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Canadian Horse Connexions Launches

May 01, 2000

The Horse Publications Group is excited to announce the launch of Canadian Horse Connexions, a new classified magazine from the publishers of Horse Sport and Canadian Horseman. It is the newest and best place for horse peopl... Read More

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VetGen Announces $45 Price Reduction For SCID Test In Arabian Horses

May 01, 2000

VetGen, L.L.C., a pioneering veterinary genetics services and research company, announces a $45 dollar reduction in the price for the test for the Severe Combined Immunodeficiency “SCID” gene in Arabian horses. The test was previously priced at... Read More

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Piroplasmosis Found In Australia

April 14, 2000

The following is a message that was released to the horse industry of Victoria, Australia, on March 31, from the Acting Chief Veterinary Officer:

A horse was imported from Hong Kong toVictoria, and was found to be infected with... Read More

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The Olympic Vet

April 01, 2000

Behind every great Olympic equestrian three-day event team of riders and horses is a ground crew that makes everything go as planned. The fine-tuning of each equine competitor's health specifically for the Sydney challenge began long before the... Read More

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Fluids And Electrolytes

April 01, 2000

With the summer months approaching, it is time for a refresher on the impact of the warmer environmental conditions on your horse. Warmer temperatures and high relative humidity place added stress on horses during exercise because of their... Read More

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Hoof Abscesses

April 01, 2000

A hoof abscess is one of the most common causes of lameness in horses. It occurs swiftly and usually needlessly--a nail or sharp piece of wire or metal is left lying about, an unlucky horse steps on the object, penetration occurs, and is followe... Read More

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Incredible Edibles: Horse Treats

April 01, 2000

Horses tastes when it comes to goodies can be quite far-ranging.... Read More