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10 Hot Weather Horse Care Tips

June 20, 2014

Janet Johnston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, shares 10 tips to keep horses comfy and safe in the summer heat.... Read More

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Jockey Club Urging Potential Salix Study

June 20, 2014

The study would examine the timing of Salix administration's impact on EIPH prevention.... Read More

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The Importance of Fiber in Horse Diets

June 20, 2014

Fiber the most important ingredient in every equine diet. Learn why your horse needs plenty of this nutrient.... Read More

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How Can I Stop a Horse from Striking?

June 19, 2014

What can be done to correct a horse that strikes at the ground, stall, water tank, and fence? ... Read More

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Texas Horses Dead after being Swarmed by Bees

June 19, 2014

An official said the horses likely received thousands of stings; both animals were euthanized at the scene.... Read More

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California Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses against WNV

June 19, 2014

Horses should be vaccinated at least annually, ideally prior to mosquito season.... Read More

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Three More Texas Horses Diagnosed with Vesicular Stomatitis

June 19, 2014

Three additional Texas horses were diagnosed with vesicular stomatitis this week.... Read More

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Show Prep Tips Designed to Keep Your Horse Healthy

June 19, 2014

Here are some tips for making your horse shine without hindering his long-term health.... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Horse at Suffolk Downs

June 18, 2014

The affected horse died at Tufts University's School of Veterinary Medicine after being moved from the track.... Read More

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How Much Grain Should I Feed My Colic-Prone Horse?

June 18, 2014

An owner with a colicky horse is worried that grain could be the culprit and wants to know how much to feed.... Read More

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Ohio Horse Shooter Sought

June 18, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify whoever shot a horse in its Butler County pasture.... Read More

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Four Foals Produced using Genotyped, Cryopreserved Embryos

June 18, 2014

For the first time in Europe four foals were produced via the transfer of genotyped and cryopreserved embryos.... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust Grants nearly $300,000 to Nonprofits

June 18, 2014

The USA Equestrian Trust awarded nearly $300,000 to help fund more than a dozen projects by equine nonprofits.... Read More

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USEF Issues Notice on Dexamethasone, Methocarbamol Use

June 18, 2014

The United State Equestrian Federation (USEF) issued a notice on dexamethasone and methocarbamol use June 17.... Read More

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Surrogate Mares' Impact on Embryo Transfer Foals Evaluated

June 18, 2014

Researchers found size and metabolic marker differences in half-siblings gestated in mares of different sizes.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Hauling Hay

June 17, 2014

Of the 1,112 respondents, 514 (46%) said they haul and stack their own hay.... Read More

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USTA to Fund Research into Cobalt Use

June 17, 2014

Officials say cobalt, used to stimulate red blood cell production, is being detected in all racehorse breeds.... Read More

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Florida Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Horses against EEE

June 17, 2014

Florida owners should vaccinate their horses against EEE in light of increased mosquito populations.... Read More

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Horses Removed from North Carolina Farm during Cruelty Probe

June 17, 2014

Thirteen horses are in foster care and 41 horses' care is being monitored as part of an ongoing investigation.... Read More

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What Makes Horses More or Less Likely to Miss Training Days?

June 17, 2014

Factors such as the animal's history appear to make horses more or less likely to miss training days.... Read More

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Hernias: Case by Case

June 16, 2014

Learn about classic and unusual equine hernias, why they occur, how to treat them, and their prognoses. ... Read More

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Colorado Woman found Guilty in Horse Cruelty Case

June 16, 2014

A Colorado woman will serve prison time connected to horses removed from her property in 2012.... Read More

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UC Davis Adds Equine Surgeon

June 16, 2014

Scott Katzman, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will serve as an assistant clinical professor of equine surgery.... Read More

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Researchers Study the Genetics of Heaves

June 16, 2014

Heaves appears to have a genetic basis, but one that varies between horses, Swiss researchers say.... Read More

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Study: Foaling Mares Not Stressed

June 15, 2014

Researchers recently showed that mares appear to be completely relaxed when foaling.... Read More