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New BEVA President Appointed

September 11, 2014

Dr. Andrew Harrison will serve as the British Equine Veterinary Association president in 2014-15.... Read More

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Planning for the Final Goodbye

September 11, 2014

While end-of-life planning for your horse might be painful, having a plan ahead of time will make the decision easier.... Read More

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BEVA Trust to Trial Vet Volunteers

September 11, 2014

The British Equine Veterinary Association's philanthropic arm is launching a series of vet volunteer pilot projects.... Read More

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Why Does a Horse Buck?

September 11, 2014

An equine behavior expert and veterinarian explores the reasons why a horse might buck.... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.

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Vesicular Stomatitis: What You Need to Know

September 11, 2014

Since May, more than 300 premises in the United States have been quarantined due to VS.... Read More

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Georgia Authorities Probe Horse Theft

September 10, 2014

A Tennessee Walking Horse and Spotted Saddle Horse went missing from their Madison County pasture.... Read More

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BLM to Relocate Utah Mustangs from Utah Corrections' Program

September 10, 2014

More than 1,000 mustangs will be relocated in the wake of a dispute between the BLM and Utah Department of Corrections.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Horse Dealers Face Animal Cruelty Charges

September 10, 2014

The trio allegedly attempted to sell three maltreated animals through a New Holland auction.... Read More

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Three Dane Co., Wisconsin, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

September 10, 2014

Two of the horses are receiving treatment, while one was euthanized after showing neurologic signs of the disease.... Read More

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Understanding Your Horse's 'Engine' During Exercise

September 10, 2014

Your horse's heart and respiratory system work hard to power his every stride. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

A sarcoid is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive tumor most often seen on the head, belly, groin, and legs. The most common are verrucous, with a warty look, or fibroblastic, which resembles proud flesh. Bovine papilloma virus (BPV) is probably a causative factor in sarcoids, and a 2010 study of 222 horses at the University Equine Clinic of Bern identified a possible genetic basis for sarcoid development in horses as well.

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Bloodroot Ointment Effective Treatment Option for Sarcoids

September 10, 2014

Researchers successfully treated horse sarcoids 4 centimeters and smaller in a diameter.... Read More

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Horse Dies in Michigan Barn Fire

September 09, 2014

Investigators believe a lightning strike could have killed a horse located in a Fort Gratiot, Michigan, barn.... Read More

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Two Horses Dead in Illinois Barn Fire

September 09, 2014

Authorities in Illinois believe thunderstorms could be to blame for a barn fire that killed two horses in Kane County.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Your Veterinarian's Horsemanship Skills

September 09, 2014

Of the 675 respondents, 519 (77%) said their veterinarian's strongest horse handling skill is being patient and calm.... Read More

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What is a Neck Threadworm, and can it Hurt My Horse?

September 09, 2014

An equine parasite expert answers a horse owner question about these mysterious worms.... Read More

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Washington Horse Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

September 09, 2014

An unvaccinated horse in Omak is the second case of equine West Nile virus confirmed in the state this summer.... Read More

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Santa Anita Seeks Breeders' Cup Volunteers

September 08, 2014

Volunteers are needed to assist in a variety of patron services Oct. 31- Nov. 2 at the California track.... Read More

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Artwork at the WEG Village

September 08, 2014

Take a tour of the art our reporter found around the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More

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Colorado Vesicular Stomatitis Update

September 08, 2014

The Colorado State Veterinarian's office offers advice on protecting horses and other livestock from VS.... Read More

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Texas Authorities Seek Owner of Abandoned Horse

September 08, 2014

Texas law enforcement is seeking those who tied a horse to a tree and left the animal, now deceased, in Madisonville.... Read More

Nursing foals acquire essential "good" bacteria for proper hindgut fermentation through their mares' udder and milk.

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Young Horse Digestive Health

September 08, 2014

Understanding how your growing foal's digestive system works can help you recognize and avoid potential problems. ... Read More

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Prevalence and Risk Factors for Obesity

September 08, 2014

Researchers went looking for the cause of Great Britain's growing equine obesity problem. Here's what they found.... Read More

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FEI President HRH Princess Haya Closes WEG 2014

September 07, 2014

FEI President HRH Princess Haya officially closed the 2014 WEG, bringing to an end two weeks of equestrian sport.... Read More

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2014 WEG Jumping Final-Four Results

September 07, 2014

USA's Beezie Madden takes third behind Jeroen Dubbeldam (NED) and Patrice Delaveau (FRA) at 2014 WEG final-four jumping.... Read More

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Vaulting Competition Concludes at 2014 WEG

September 07, 2014

Austria, Great Britain, Germany, and France topped the podium during the 2014 World Equestrian Games finals.... Read More