The Horse Staff

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care is a monthly equine publication providing the latest news and information on the health, care, welfare, and management of all equids.

Articles by The Horse Staff

Kansas State to Host Equine Clinic on Nov. 8

Presentation topics will include senior horse dental problems, feeding horses, behavior, farriery, and more. Read More

Infographic: Understanding Endotoxemia

Endotoxemia is a serious condition with a range of causes, including retained placentas, colic, and skin infections. Read More

Texas Releases Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines

Meanwhile, dozens of premises in Colorado remain under quarantine for the disease. Read More

Infographic: Protecting Your Horse From Disease

Protect your horse from infectious disease exposure by using tips from our step-by-step visual guide. Read More

Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Horse Show and Event Visitors

Spectators pose a unique equine health threat of which horse owners should be aware. Learn how to protect your horse. Read More

Colorado Confirms Additional VS Cases

Colorado officials confirmed several additional VS, while the number of quarantines in Texas continues to decrease. Read More

Number of Texas, Colorado VS Quarantines Dropping

Seven Texas premises and 96 Colorado premises remain quarantined for vesicular stomatitis (VS). Read More

Infographic: Managing a Horse Disease Outbreak

Is your horse showing clinical signs of an infectious disease? Here's how to care for your horse and protect others. Read More

VS Outbreak in Texas, Colorado Continues

Twelve premises in Texas and 126 premises in Colorado remain quarantined. Read More

Five Equitation Science Resources on

Equitation science is a field of study that looks at equine behavior and welfare, and how horses and humans interact. Read More

University of Maryland Extension to Host Nutrition Clinic

The University of Maryland Equine Extension will host an introduction to equine nutrition clinic on Nov. 1. Read More

Equine VS Cases Still Being Reported in Texas, Colorado

Fourteen premises in Texas and 168 in Colorado remain under quarantine. Read More

Infographic: Scratches in Horses

Learn about scratches and how you can prevent and treat this frustrating pastern dermatitis in our visual guide. Read More

Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Event Stabling Facilities

Stabling at equine-event facilities could expose your horse to infectious disease pathogens. Learn how to evaluate risk. Read More

Horses and Infectious Disease

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick. Read More

Colorado, Texas Report Additional VS Quarantines

Colorado officials have 184 premises quarantined for VS, while Texas officials have 44 facilities quarantined. Read More

Five Biosecurity Resources on

Get tips on steps to take that will help protect your horses from equine infectious diseases. Read More

Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Isolation Facilities

Here are some points to consider when creating a quarantine area at an event facility. Read More

Infographic: Basic Principles of Conditioning

Learn how to safely take your horse from flabby to fit step-by-step with our visual guide. Read More

Additional VS Cases Reported in Texas, Colorado

Officials have quarantined additional premises after animals tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS). Read More

2014 'Therio Conference' Held in Portland, Oregon

Equine topics included biofilms, reproductive biosecurity, embryo biopsies, and more. Read More

Colorado, Texas Report Additional VS Cases

Animal health officials in Colorado and Texas have reported additional equine vesicular stomatitis (VS) cases. Read More

10 Equine Joint Health Resources on

Learn about options for keeping horses' joints healthy and for treating those that have developed problems. Read More Adds Equine Behavior Expert

Nancy Diehl, VMD, MS, will join Sue McDonnell, PhD, Cert. AAB, in fielding readers' horse behavior questions. Read More

Infographic: Does My Horse Have Gastric Ulcers?

Up to 90% of horses have gastric ulcers. Discover their clinical signs, treatments, and management strategies. Read More