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Scientists Revisit Historic Exercise Research in Racehorses

March 23, 2017

Scientists are highlighting early 20th century studies and the Japanese researchers who were well ahead of their time.... Read More

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Older Creature Comforts

March 23, 2017

I'm concerned about my senior horse's mental happiness. How can I keep him comfortable and happy?... Read More

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Loux Receives Storm Cat Career Development Award

March 22, 2017

Dr. Shavahn Loux is studying mares' microRNA population during normal gestation and experimentally induced placentitis.... Read More

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Fat in the Equine Diet

March 22, 2017

Fat is an energy powerhouse that is a horse's most abundant energy source.... Read More

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Registration Open for AHC Annual Meeting

March 22, 2017

The meeting and National Issues Forum will take place June 11-14 in Washington, D.C.... Read More

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Colic: What Should I Do Until the Vet Gets Here?

March 22, 2017

An equine critical care specialist shares advice for dealing with a colic while waiting for your vet.... Read More

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Elevated SAA Can Help Diagnose Septic Arthritis in Horses

March 22, 2017

Experimental findings suggest serum SAA could serve as an earlier indication of joint infection than synovial fluid SAA.... Read More

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Amikacin/Ampicillin: Combo of Choice for Septic Foals

March 21, 2017

In one study, bacteria in 91.5% of the foals were susceptible to this antimicrobial combination.... Read More

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4 Misconceptions About Alfalfa

March 21, 2017

Does alfalfa cause kidney or respiratory problems or make horses hyper? Specialists shed light on these myths and more.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Shedding Season

March 21, 2017

Of the 1,106 respondents, 866 (78%) said they curry or groom their horses to help them shed their winter hair coats.... Read More

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Data Collection to Begin for 2017 Economic Impact Study

March 21, 2017

The American Horse Council will begin collecting data on April 1.... Read More

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What is a Nutraceutical?

March 20, 2017

Are you confused about nutraceuticals in your horse's diet? Learn more from our equine nutrition expert.... Read More

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Trouble's Afoot: Signs Your Horse Has a Hoof Problem Brewing

March 20, 2017

Find out what hoof problems you can safely manage yourself and when to call in your farrier and/or veterinarian. ... Read More

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Participation Sought in National Equine Health Survey

March 20, 2017

British horse owners and keepers are urged to take part in the National Equine Health Survey from May 22-29.... Read More

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How to Put Weight Back On Your Horse

March 20, 2017

Feeding the correct type of calories wisely can help promote weight gain and improved body condition.... Read More

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Horses' Maintenance Energy Requirements Reviewed

March 20, 2017

Is your horse consuming enough calories? Learn how to calculate your horse's maintenance energy requirements.... Read More

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USEF, AERC Issue Joint Statement on Endurance Horse Welfare

March 19, 2017

The groups expressed "alarm over continued disproportionate equine deaths, equine doping, and catastrophic injuries."... Read More

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On the Road Again: Equine Respiratory Health in the Trailer

March 19, 2017

Ammonia exposure during transport can have negative effects on the respiratory system. Here's how to control it.... Read More

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Lessons Learned From Recent Equine Disease Outbreaks

March 19, 2017

Cases of CEM, EHV-1, and more have taught officials how to best prevent and respond to outbreaks.... Read More

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Equine Charities Unite to Put Welfare Policy Into Practice

March 18, 2017

Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA, and World Horse Welfare will help implement global working equid welfare standards.... Read More

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Strangles Spread Slowing in Nevada

March 18, 2017

However, the state agriculture department is still receiving reports of new cases, predominantly in western Nevada. ... Read More

This stained blastocyst (a very early stage embryo) was produced by ICSI and in vitro culture.

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Three Assisted Reproductive Techniques for Subfertile Mares

March 18, 2017

Vets can use intracytoplasmic sperm injection, oocyte transfer, and cloning to help subfertile mares produce foals.... Read More

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Researchers Examine the 'Ecosystem' in the Horse's Gut

March 18, 2017

Scientists hope biomarkers in gut microbiota could be used as diagnostic or prognostic indicators in the future.... Read More

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Mares Behaving Badly: Is it Estrus or Something Else?

March 17, 2017

Find out if your mare's frustrating antics are due to estrus, and learn about ways to keep them in check. ... Read More

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Study: Post-Exercise Snacks Benefit Horses

March 17, 2017

Allow exercised horses to eat and drink after cooling down to restore lost water and energy, researchers say.... Read More