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Dawn Davis Joins ELCR Board of Directors

September 14, 2016

The ELCR is a national organization dedicated to saving land for all equine-related activity.... Read More

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BLM Hauls Water to Wild Horses in Eastern Nevada

September 14, 2016

The agency is supplementing spring sources impacted by drought to prevent further declines in animal health.... Read More

Norway’s Ann Cathrin Lübbe wins the first Para-Equestrian medal at Rio 2016, taking gold in the Grade III Individual test on Donatello.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Gold for Norway as Lubbe Back on Top

September 13, 2016

Norway's Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello took home the first gold of the Rio 2016 para-dressage competition.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horses Learning From Each Other

September 13, 2016

The majority of respondents said they've used more experienced horses to help inexperienced ones through new situations.... Read More

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TIP Program Announces 2016 Non-Competition Award Winners

September 13, 2016

Big Saga was named Thoroughbred of the Year. Three individuals share the Young Rider of the Year Award.... Read More

Congratulations to Heidi Nash and "Romeo," whose story won our fan-voted "Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive" photo contest. Romeo is an 8-year-old spotted draft horse who suffers from photosensitivity.

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'Romeo' Tops TheHorse.com's Sun-Sensitivity Contest

September 13, 2016

TheHorse.com Facebook fans selected Romeo as the overall winner of the "Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive" contest.... Read More

"JR is a 20-year-old Quarter Horse, and if we do not put sun screen on his nose when he is in the sun, he gets bad sunburn," said Dianne Boothe. "We had to put him in this stall, which has an attached paddock (which is all shady) and this helps! It's when we go to shows that we have an issue."

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Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive Contest: Editors' Picks

September 13, 2016

Readers submitted stories and photos of their sun-sensitive horses. Discover how they protect their horses from the sun.... Read More

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BLM Nixes Surgical Spay Plan

September 13, 2016

Also, a wild horse and burro advisory board resolution might result in the euthanasia of animals in holding facilities.... Read More

Great Britain’s Sophie Christiansen and Athene Lindebjerg win the Grade 1a team test to put Team Great Britain into the lead at this stage.

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Rio Paralympics: Britain Takes Command of Team Competition

September 12, 2016

Following Monday's tests Great Britain leads the team competition, ahead of Belgium and Germany. ... Read More

Supporting limb laminitis was a secondary complication of Barbaro's catastrophic orthopedic injury, but the complications and pain from laminitis led to the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner's euthanasia.

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AAEP Foundation Announces Laminitis Research Funding

September 12, 2016

The foundation will support two research projects investigating support-limb laminitis.... Read More

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RMTC Approves New York Drug Testing Laboratory Accreditation

September 12, 2016

The NYDTL is the eighth laboratory to become accredited by the RMTC since 2013.... Read More

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Equine Vets Will Make a Splash at 2016 AAEP Convention

September 12, 2016

The AAEP's 62nd Annual Convention and Trade Show will convene Dec. 3-7 in Orlando, Florida.... Read More

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Charges Against Online Horse Rescuer Dropped

September 12, 2016

The charges against Crystal Davis and her son Joseph McMillen were dropped after an investigator stepped down.... Read More

Norway's Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello take the top spot in the Grade III team test on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Lubbe, Pearson Lead After Day One

September 11, 2016

Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello took the Grade III test while Lee Pearson and Zion topped the Grade Ib test.... Read More

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BEVA Announces New Honorary Member

September 11, 2016

Dr. Polly Taylor received honorary membership due to her long-term commitment to equine welfare.... Read More

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2016-17 BEVA President Takes Reins

September 11, 2016

During her presidency Dr. Vicki Nicholls hopes to promote veterinarians' role in the field of equine dentistry.... Read More

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BEVA Honors High Achievers at Congress

September 10, 2016

The awards recognize significant accomplishments by vets and others involved in horse health and welfare.... Read More

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Vets: Help Complete BEVA's New Risk Assessment Guide

September 10, 2016

The association is asking for BEVA members' feedback to ensure the guide is as relevant and useful as possible.... Read More

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Take a Friend Riding Sweepstakes Attracts Celebrity Support

September 10, 2016

The sweepstakes is aimed at encouraging horse owners and riders introduce nonhorsey friends to horseback riding. ... Read More

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Free Equine Dentistry Research Collection Published Online

September 09, 2016

The collection includes 10 studies on physiology, disease, diagnosis, and treatment techniques in equine dentistry.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Revives Ambassador Program

September 09, 2016

Program volunteers represent the UHC at meetings nationwide to present information about unwanted horses.... Read More

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Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

September 09, 2016

Studying diseases across species can benefit horses as well as people.... Read More

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BEVA Trust Projects Inspire Vets to Volunteer

September 09, 2016

More than 45 BEVA members volunteered with challenging health-care and education initiatives both at home and abroad.... Read More

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Judy Lincoln Receives 2016 AHP Chris Brune Spirit Award

September 09, 2016

Judy Lincoln's can-do attitude and enthusiasm for AHP and its members shows she's got spirit.... Read More

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2016 BEVA Congress: Thursday's Top Tweets

September 08, 2016

Top take-homes from presentations on laminitis, grass sickness, atypical myopathy, sedation, and more.... Read More