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Horse Care Clinic at Days End Farm Horse Rescue

August 03, 2006

Days End Farm Horse Rescue is offering a two-day horse care clinic titled “If Only Love Was Enough” on Aug. 19-20. The clinic is designed for long-time horse owners and those new to horse ownership and... Read More

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Vaulters Prepare for National Championships, WEG

July 27, 2006

Nationally-ranked vaulters and their equine partners from New Jersey to Read More

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Jazil to Miss Travers with Bruised Cannon Bone

July 18, 2006

Belmont Stakes winner Jazil has been sent to owner Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm near Lexington for 30 days to recuperate from a bruised cannon bone on his right hind leg, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Tuesday.

McLaughlin said the son o... Read More

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Learning to Earn

July 01, 2006

Considering a career in the horse industry? Formal education here is as necessary as for any other profession and as available. Many people who want to enter the horse industry are not aware of the opportunities for attaining marketable skills.... Read More

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Vets Prepared for Hurricanes

December 01, 2004

In the days leading up to Hurricane Frances' landfall in Florida, it became apparent that if Marion County were to sustain significant damage from the storm, there was no plan to address ensuing problems relative to the equine population. On... Read More

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New Equine Performance Centre

November 01, 2004

The University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, has unveiled plans to build a new multi-million-dollar Equine Performance Centre for diagnosing and treating problems in performance horses. The facility is... Read More

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Feeding the Finicky Eater

October 01, 2004

Some horses present special challenges in feeding, especially if they won't eat enough to maintain proper body weight. Sometimes a lactating broodmare, a horse in hard training or steady work, or a horse recovering from illness or injury... Read More

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2004 ACVIM Veterinary Forum to Offer the Latest in Veterinary Internal Medicine

February 11, 2004

More than 3,000 veterinary specialists and veterinary health care professionals will convene in Minneapolis, Minn., June 9-12, to discuss and share the most recent advances in veterinary medicine. The American College of Veterinary Internal... Read More

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Feeding the Masses (Managing Multiple Horses Part 2)

February 01, 2004

Day after day, dollar after dollar, much of the cost and labor in horsekeeping is seeing that your horse gets the proper kind and amount of nutrition for his individual needs. Offer too much or over-supplement and you're throwing money away at... Read More

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U.K. Transportation Conference to be Held

July 01, 2003

The 2nd International Conference on the transportation of sport/breeding horses will be held July 12-13, 2003, at Hartpury College, Hartpury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

Officials expect that up to 300 delegates from all over the world... Read More

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New Advisory Board Members Appointed

June 01, 2003

A new board will serve in an advisory capacity to The Horse magazine. Each of these American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) members is volunteering to mentor the publication by answering questions and helping us understand... Read More

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Sliced Bread Has Arrived

October 11, 2002

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... Read More

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International Group Protects Horses; Celebrates Anniversary

April 01, 2002

The International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH) was formed in Great Britain in 1927. It has grown into a "caring, but pragmatic" organization that is the world's leading international equine welfare charity. The ILPH is celebrating... Read More

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Vets Help Horses, People

November 02, 2001

Every year on the weekend before Thanksgiving, a group of 10-15 veterinarians travel to a remote area of Arizona that can only be reached by helicopter, pack animal, or on foot. These members of Veterinary Christian Fellowship (VCF) gather to... Read More

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Spleen Problems

September 17, 2001

I heard that a horse's spleen is unique, but my friend said horses don't have a spleen. What's the truth? ... Read More

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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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Dry Times And Other Changes

October 01, 1999

The drought is severe here in Kentucky, as it is in many parts of the country. A couple of my neighbors said they are feeding hay to their horses as if it were January. That's probably true of many owners, especially in states such as... Read More

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Horses In Urban Areas Study Results Released

May 01, 1998

The first study of horses around urban areas of Australia has been completed and provides an insight into the management and problems of horses in these areas. Arthur Stubbs of the company, Primary Tasks, was concerned about... Read More

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Lord At War Euthanatized

April 03, 1998

Central Kentucky stallion Lord At War was euthanatized on March 29 at Hagyard-Davidson-McGee veterinary clinic near Lexington, several weeks after he injured a hind leg while attempting to cover a mare at Diane Perkins' Wimborne Farm near Paris,... Read More

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Notes From California Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System

February 13, 1998

  • The California Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System isolated H3N8 influenza virus demonstrating recent antigenic drift from the A2 Kentucky and Alaska influenza viruses. An influenza outbreak that started in September has continued to... Read More

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A Sad Day Or A New Beginning?

February 01, 1998

For those of you who have been readers of this publication for the last few years, you know I am an advocate of horse owners giving money in support of equine research. Without money to pay for personnel, animals, equipment, and all... Read More

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Focus on Discipline: Harness Racing

September 01, 1997

Two-beat speed is the standard in this equestrian sport. At the pace or trot, horses of the Standardbred breed compete in harness, while pulling a two-wheel sulky. Drivers urge their horses to race to the wire. Harness horses have competed in th... Read More