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.

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Friday's Top Tweets from the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover

Top tweets and take-homes from Day 1 of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. Read More

Infographic: Handling Hoof Abscesses

Hoof abscesses are a common cause of severe lameness in horses. Find out how to manage one in our step-by-step guide. Read More

Two New Equine Cases of WNV Reported in Kentucky

The newly confirmed cases make for eight total WNV-infected Kentucky horses this year. Read More

First Equine Leptospirosis Vaccine Introduced

The USDA-approved vaccine prevents the disease responsible for foal abortion, kidney and liver failure, and uveitis. Read More

The Horse Launches Weekly Nutrition Q&A

Submit your questions now for our expert, independent equine nutrition consultant Clair Thunes, PhD. Read More

FDA Seeking Vets' Input on Antiparasitic Resistance Survey

The FDA says responses will help efforts to slow the development of resistance and more. Read More

10 PPID Resources on

We've searched through our archives and compiled 10 resources to help raise your PPID IQ. Read More

2015 AAEP Focus on Poor Performance Meeting Tweets

Highlights and take-homes from the 2015 AAEP Focus on Poor Performance meeting in Lexington, Kentucky. Read More

Heaves Lecture Scheduled for Sept. 15

Dr. Emilie Setlakwe will present "A Cough, a Wheeze, Could it be Heaves?" at Tryon Equine Hospital. Read More

Infographic: Signs of Stress in Horses

Learn about the common signs your horse might show when under stress and ways to mitigate the possible causes. Read More

Input Sought on Horse Weaning Survey

Researchers in the United Kingdom are seeking input on a survey for a study on weaning methods. Read More

10 Insurance Resources on

Find out how insurance can help you deal with unexpected happenings at your farm, major horse health issues, and more. Read More

Infographic: Deworming Adult Horses

Are you still doing rotational deworming? Learn a new, better way to manage internal parasites in this visual guide! Read More

Texas Horse Owners: Take Steps to Protect Against EEE, WNV

As of July 30, three and five Texas horses have tested positive for WNV and EEE, respectively, so far this year. Read More

10 Resources on Creating a Horse Facility from

Building or renovating a horse farm requires substantial planning, finances, and hard work, but we're here to help. Read More

Input Sought on Veterinarian Selection Survey

Researchers are seeking horse owners' input on a factors that influence their selection of an equine veterinarian. Read More

Researchers Seek Input for Horse Transportation Study

The research team is collecting information on equine transport practices and transport-related illnesses. Read More

Riverside County, California, Equids Test Negative for EHV-1

Meanwhile, no additional equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) cases have been reported in San Joaquin County. Read More

Equine Influenza Reported in Oregon

Three horses that were at the Far West Championship Horse Show tested positive and more are showing clinical signs. Read More

The Horse and Earn AHP Media Awards

The Horse and collected four awards from the American Horse Publications. Read More

EHV-1 Reported in Two California Counties

Equids residing in Riverside and San Joaquin counties have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). Read More

Time-Saving Horse Care Tips

Our staff and sources offer ways you can save time on all aspects of horse care. Read More

2015 USEF High-Performance Sports Medicine Meeting Tweets

Get take-home messages from the 2015 USEF High-Performance Sports Medicine Veterinary Meeting in Portland, Oregon. Read More

10 Gastric Ulcer Resources on

Here's a selection of content to help prepare you to manage these common but pesky problem spots. Read More

EHV-1 Reported in California, Virginia

The California horse is recovering, while the Virginia horse was euthanized. Read More