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Tampa Bay Downs, Gulfstream Park Support Equine Research

June 24, 2016

Each track has donated $10,000 in support of advancing equine medical research in Florida.... Read More

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A Memo From the UKVDL Regarding CEM Sample Submissions

June 24, 2016

The USDA has issued revised guidelines for contagious equine metritis (CEM) culture. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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More Than 200 Horses Displaced by California Wildfires

June 24, 2016

Most of the evacuated horses are residing at the Fairplex fairgrounds, while some are stabled at Santa Anita Park.... Read More

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Time for Kentuckians to Take Mosquito Protection Measures

June 24, 2016

UK entomologists have captured Asian tiger mosquitoes, a possible carrier for the Zika virus, in Central Kentucky.... Read More

Scratches commonly affects the rear aspect of nonpigmented pasterns.

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What's New in Treating Pastern Dermatitis

June 24, 2016

A veterinary dermatologist offers tips on how to properly diagnose, treat, and prevent pastern dermatitis, or scratches.... Read More

Brian Rolapp (left), Jay Hickey, and Todd Rolapp (right)

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Hickey Receives 2016 AHC Rolapp Award

June 24, 2016

Retiring AHC President Jay Hickey recieved the award normally given to a member of Congress.... Read More

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HSUS Launches Racehorse Advisory Council

June 23, 2016

The new advisory council is designed to promote higher welfare standards for the horse racing industry.... Read More

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How to Introduce Horses

June 23, 2016

An equine behavior expert and veterinarian shares recommendations for introducing horses that will live together.... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

June 23, 2016

Eastern equine encephalitis was confirmed in horses in a South Carolina county that borders North Carolina.... Read More

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TCA Named Title Sponsor of 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover

June 23, 2016

The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will be held Oct. 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park.... Read More

Grasses including tall fescue and ryegrass, pictured here, can contain ergot bodies, which can be toxic to horses.

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Use Caution When Bedding Horses on Rye Straw

June 23, 2016

Rye straw can contain ergot alkaloids, which can be poisonous to livestock, including horses. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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UK Grad Student Named Zoetis Vet Parasitology Resident

June 23, 2016

Ashley Steuer, DVM, will carry out a dual residency and PhD program in veterinary parasitology.... Read More

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Choosing the Right Horse for Happy Trails

June 23, 2016

Follow these tips when searching for the best four-legged trail riding partner.... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Hosts Annual Meeting

June 22, 2016

The coalition announced that Operation Gelding will be expanded based on positive survey results.... Read More

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Montana Horse Rescue Operator Pleads

June 22, 2016

Dalene Rindal pleaded no contest to charges connected to the seizure of 29 horses from her rescue farm two years ago.... Read More

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2016 Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed

June 22, 2016

The summit will feature talks on racing surfaces, equine injuries, nutrition, biosecurity, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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Teri L. Lear Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

June 22, 2016

Lear was an equine genetics researcher and associate professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center. She died May 14.... Read More

EOTRH can cause severe changes to a horse's tooth roots and gums.

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Facing a Scary-Sounding Dental Disease

June 22, 2016

What could cause a horse to develop equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis (or EOTRH)?... Read More

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Horse Foot Bruises

June 21, 2016

Learn how to treat and prevent common stone bruises in your horse's hooves.... Read More

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Dealing With a Down Horse

June 21, 2016

Learn how to right a recumbent horse and what factors influence his survival.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Training Help

June 21, 2016

Of the 685 respondents, 277 (40%) said they ask a trainer, riding instructor, or coach for help with training issues.... Read More

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Rescued Horse 'Lily' Dies

June 21, 2016

The mare abandoned at an auction before being adopted by Jon and Tracey Stewart died after being injured in a fall.... Read More

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Canada Introduces New Equine Biosecurity Standards

June 21, 2016

The document chronicles simple ways for owners and handlers to protect horses from disease.... Read More

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Endurance Horse Positive for Banned, Controlled Substances

June 21, 2016

The Jordanian horse tested positive for boldenone, dexamethasone, meloxicam, phenylbutazone, and oxyphenbutazone.... Read More

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The Horse, TheHorse.com Win Equine Media Awards

June 21, 2016

Of the four awards, two came in the same class in which TheHorse.com was the sole entity recognized for excellence.... Read More