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Vermont Horse Shooter Sought

July 11, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Vermont are seeking whoever is responsible for the shooting death of horse ... Read More

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Poll: Readers Unfamiliar with Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment

May 31, 2011

Poll question: "How much would you pay for a platelet-rich plasma treatment for your horse?" ... Read More

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Kentucky Nonprofit Network Holds Town Hall Meetings

April 22, 2011

At the meetings, nonprofit leaders--such as those associated with equine organizations--can learn more about the program including how to use its tools to keep an organization healthy and stable, improve effectiveness, and provide transparency and ac... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rebekah Cosden

April 22, 2011

A Maryland native and lifelong horse enthusiast, Rebekah Cosden's research focus at the Gluck Equine Research Center has been on equine musculoskeletal science. She completed her research in the laboratory of James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, John S. and ... Read More

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Tennessee Walking Horse Farm Owners Suspended

April 05, 2011

The owners of a high-profile Tennessee Walking Horse breeding farm have been suspended from participating in horse shows and other equine-related activities for one year for allegedly violating the Horse Protection Act (HPA).
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Rutgers University Young Horse Auction Scheduled for May 1

March 27, 2011

The annual Rutgers University (RU) Young Horse Teaching and Research Program (YHTRP) benefit horse auction will take place May 1 at the school's horse facility on College Farm Road on the G.H. Cook Campus in New Brunswick, N.J. This year's auction ... Read More

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MSU Extension Equine Specialist Receives Award

March 26, 2011

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension equine specialist Karen Waite, MS, has been named a recipient of the 2011 Catalyst Award by the Michigan Horse Council. The award, founded in 1995, recognizes individuals who have made significant ... Read More

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Orphan Foals Require Immediate Critical Care

March 13, 2011

If a foal is orphaned at birth, he'll require critical care within the first few hours of life. Unfortunately, this leaves little time for an unprepared owner to learn about providing essential support to an orphan.... Read More

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Chicago Museum Next To Host 'The Horse' Exhibit

February 22, 2011

Chicagoans and guests to the Midwest can marvel over the history and development of our modern world courtesy of "The Horse," an interactive exhibit at The Field Museum through Aug. 14. The exhibit allows visitors to view ... Read More

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Sheryl King to Head Horsemen's Council of Illinois

February 12, 2011

Sheryl S. King, PhD, PAS, director of Southern Illinois University's (SIU) Equine Science Program, has been elected president of the Horsemen's Council of Illinois (HCI), the voice of the equine industry in Illinois. King began her position as the ... Read More

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Recession Impacts Many Veterinarians' Income

February 07, 2011

Veterinarians are feeling the impact of the recession and it's hitting many with salary decreases.... Read More

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Advanced Veterinary Dentistry Equine Fellowship Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

February 04, 2011

The process of becoming an Equine Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry was covered at the 2010 AAEP. ... Read More

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KENA Dinner and KHC Awards Banquet Combined

January 07, 2011

The Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) meeting will be held on Jan. 14 at the Hyatt Regency Lexington in conjunction with the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) Annual Awards Banquet. The joint dinner meeting follows the KHC Annual Conference, ... Read More

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Florida Man Charged in Illegal Horse Meat Probe

January 06, 2011

A Hialeah, Fla., man is facing multiple charges after his fingerprints were found on a van that police later determined contained horse meat intended for illegal sale. ... Read More

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Veterinarian's Oath Revised to Stress Importance of Animal Welfare

December 10, 2010

The AVMA has revised the Veterinarian's Oath to stress the importance of animal welfare... Read More

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DNA Testing Reveals Pompeii's 'Extinct' Breed of Horse is a Donkey

November 27, 2010

After unearthing and examining several equine skeletons in the late 1980s from a stable in the buried village of Pompeii, Italy, researchers believed that they had discovered a new, albeit now extinct, breed of horse.... Read More

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Modern Pentathlon Horse Injured, Euthanized at Asian Games

November 24, 2010

A horse died Nov. 23 after a fall in the show jumping phase in the modern pentathlon competition at the 2010 Asian Games, which are currently under way in Guangzhou, China.

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UC Davis Welcomes New Endowed Chair

November 23, 2010

The University of California, Davis, has announced the appointment of K. Gary Magdesian, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVECC, ACVCP, chief of neonatology and critical care at the university's, William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, as ... Read More

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Reward Offered in Connection with Georgia Horse Cutting Case

November 15, 2010

Law enforcement authorities in Georgia are hoping the offer of a cash reward will lead to information revealing how a horse sustained severe lacerations while residing in its pasture last month.... Read More

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Texas Man Faces Charges

November 01, 2010

A Texas man faces multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of animals on his Grayson County ranch. On Oct. 24, county law enforcement authorities and Texas SPCA personnel removed 32 allegedly malnou... Read More

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Kentucky Breed Incentive Changes Being Considered

October 24, 2010

A Kentucky Horse Racing Commission committee is considering changes to the state's Breeders' Incentive Fund, money for which comes from a 6% sales tax on stud fees. The committee met Oct. 21 to toss around ideas and devise a ... Read More

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Irwin Foundation Donates $10,000 to Seminar Series

September 24, 2010

The Irwin Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center to fund veterinary education. The money will be used to support the 2011 Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Se... Read More

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Deworming: Readers Worry Most About Strongyles

August 17, 2010

More than 390 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What is your most important parasite concern?" ... Read More

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Readers Focus on Wild Horses

August 03, 2010

More than 1,000 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What do you think should happen with wild/feral horses?" ... Read More

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How To Become A Farrier

August 01, 2010

Schools and continuing education courses are designed to help farriers get their shoeing businesses launched.... Read More