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UKVDL Map of the Month: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

September 20, 2017

Affected horses can exhibit mild colic signs, jaundice, fever, depression, mild limb edema, and ataxia.... Read More

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Equine Hoof Care: The Flourishing Frog

September 20, 2017

The horse's frog is a highly adaptable structure that's crucial to hoof health. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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Sudden Conformation Change in an Aged Mare

September 20, 2017

A vet weighs in on what might cause a well-conformed senior mare to become over at the knee and fall during a ride.... Read More

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New Navicular Bursa Injection Technique Validated

September 20, 2017

The ultrasound-guided technique allowed vets to see the needle enter the navicular bursa without hoof-wall interference.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horseless Times of Life

September 19, 2017

Of the 439 respondents, 348 (79%) said they've been horseless at some point in their life.... Read More

FEI President Ingmar De Vos was elected as an IOC Member at the IOC Session in Lima (PER).

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FEI President Ingmar De Vos Elected as IOC Member

September 19, 2017

De Vos is the 13th FEI president and only the fourth to become an IOC member.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Award Winners Announced

September 19, 2017

Veterinarians focusing on equine veterinary science, health, and welfare received awards at the 2017 BEVA Congress.... Read More

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Gluck Center 30th Anniversary Celebration Schedule Released

September 19, 2017

The Gluck Equine Research Center is celebrating 30 years of legacy service to the equine community worldwide.... Read More

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Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

September 19, 2017

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

Damage caused by an ill-fitting saddle pad.

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Skin Issues That Affect Saddle Fit

September 18, 2017

Some sores, injuries, and infections can make saddling a painful process for your horse. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Pasture Management 101: Grass Species

September 18, 2017

In Part 1 of our series, learn which grasses commonly populate healthy horse pastures.... Read More

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A Beer for Our Horses

September 18, 2017

With Oktoberfest in full swing, we started to wonder: Is the racetrack tradition of giving horses beer a good idea?... Read More

Jon Pycock, BVetMed, PhD, DESM, MRCVS, will serve as the British Equine Veterinary Association's president for 2017/18.

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Dr. Jonathan Pycock Appointed New BEVA President

September 18, 2017

The equine reproduction specialist will serve as president of the British Equine Veterinary Association for 2017/18.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress: Saturday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 18, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Saturday's educational sessions on equine dentistry, ultrasound, hoof care, and more.... Read More

With the feeder on, ponies walked for almost two hours twice daily, traveling an average of 3.7 times more than when they did not use the dynamic feeder.

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Study: Fat Ponies Will Work for Food

September 18, 2017

Researchers found that some ponies are willing to exercise themselves ... as long as there's food involved.... Read More

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EVJ Calls for More Broodmare Reproduction Research

September 17, 2017

Equine reproduction is an important segment of equine veterinary medicine both in practical and commercial capacities.... Read More

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TCA Provides Emergency Grant to Thoroughbreds in Caribbean

September 17, 2017

The grant will provide hay to Thoroughbreds living on the U.S. Virgin Islands recently devastated by Hurricane Irma.... Read More

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Researchers Use GPS to Study Mare and Foal Movement

September 17, 2017

Scientists examined how the pairs' spatial distance evolve between each other, as well as between other herd members.... Read More

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Ohio Confirms First Equine WNV Cases of 2017

September 16, 2017

Ohio also confirmed a case of EEE in an Ashtabula County horse on Aug. 24. ... Read More

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North Carolina Owners: Vaccinate Horses Against Rabies

September 16, 2017

Five cases of rabies have been confirmed in North Carolina livestock so far this year.... Read More

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Could Horses Aid in Invasive Plant Control?

September 16, 2017

Researchers say horses could help control some invasive species while maintaining good body weight.... Read More

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Understanding Rain Rot

September 15, 2017

Practicing good hygiene and reducing environmental risk factors can help keep a horse from getting rain rot.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 15, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Friday's educational sessions on osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, strangles and more.... Read More

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Texas Owners: Vaccinate Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

September 15, 2017

The Texas Animal Health Commission is encouraging owners to vaccinate horses against WNV and EEE.... Read More

Artificial light in stables or barns is commonly used to further advance the breeding season in mares. This mare is wearing an individual light mask, which enables her to remain outside, potentially improving welfare and reducing management costs.

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British Vets Hope to Expand Equine Reproduction Research

September 15, 2017

An equine reproduction specialist shares tips for breeders to help them make the most of the latest research.... Read More