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First Colorado Horse of 2015 Infected with WNV

July 24, 2015

Officials say a horse in Boulder County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus (WNV). ... Read More

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Bills Would Put States in Charge of Wild Horses, Burros

July 24, 2015

The legislation would place the herds under the jurisdiction of the states and Native American tribes that request it.... Read More

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Additional WNV, EEE Cases Reported in Texas Horses

July 24, 2015

A south Texas horse tested positive for WNV while the EEE cases were found in the eastern part of the state.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center to Host Immunology Symposium in November

July 24, 2015

This symposium will focus on the immune system's role in equine diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and parasites.... Read More

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UK Strongly Represented at the ESS Symposium

July 24, 2015

The symposium featured research on equine nutrition, exercise physiology, reproduction, management, and more.... Read More

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California's Wragg Wildfire Forces Horse Evacuations

July 24, 2015

More than 20 horses were evacuated and more are expected to follow in the wake of the fire in Napa and Solano counties.... Read More

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Queensland Reports First Equine Hendra Case of 2015

July 24, 2015

Testing confirmed that a horse residing in the Atherton Tablelands died from the virus earlier this week.... Read More

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Advanced Grazing School to Focus on Warm-Season Annuals

July 24, 2015

The topics on the agenda are related to pasture renovation and establishment and summer and fall grazing options. ... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.

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Economic Impacts of Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreaks

July 24, 2015

The economic impacts of 2014 vesicular stomatitis outbreak were felt within the equine industry at multiple levels. ... Read More

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Another Horse Found Butchered in South Florida

July 23, 2015

A 3-year-old filly was found butchered in a Hiaheah pasture on July 22. ... Read More

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Colorado VS: Six Counties Now Affected

July 23, 2015

Facilities in Delta, La Plata, Larimer, Las Animas, Montezuma, and Montrose counties are under quarantine.... Read More

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BLM Hearing to Address Wild Horses and Motorized Equipment

July 23, 2015

The BLM Montana will hold a public hearing July 31 to address the use of motor vehicles in managing wild horses.... Read More

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Watch for Potomac Horse Fever

July 23, 2015

Staff at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has seen a recent trend in positive results for Potomac horse fever. ... Read More

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Houston Police Probe Horse Thefts

July 23, 2015

Police are investigating the alleged theft of a pair of horses that have since been recovered.... Read More

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Equine Tyzzer's Disease Update

July 23, 2015

Tyzzer's disease primarily affects foals' livers, causing necrotizing hepatitis (liver disease).... Read More

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Texas Horse Owners Face More Charges

July 23, 2015

The owners of 200 horses seized last month face a felony charge for evidence tampering and more than 10 cruelty charges.... Read More

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Stay Weather-Aware at Events

July 23, 2015

Learn how to remain weather-aware and ensure people and horses are in safe places before severe weather strikes.... Read More

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Keeneland: New Sales Condition Regarding Anabolic Steroids

July 22, 2015

Buyers can have yearlings and horses in training to be exported to Great Britain tested for anabolic steroids.... Read More

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Six New Vets Selected for AAEP Foundation Scholarships

July 22, 2015

Recipients are evaluated on academics, leadership, and involvement in activities benefiting horses' health and welfare.... Read More

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New Kentucky Database Lists Lost, Abandoned Horses

July 22, 2015

Kentuckians whose horses have gone missing can now search for them online using a new database.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Input Sought on Veterinarian Selection Survey

July 22, 2015

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

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Horse Tethered to Fence in Colorado Dies

July 22, 2015

Authorities are seeking whoever hobbled a mare and left her tied to a fence during a recent spell of hot weather.... Read More

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Owner of Mare Abandoned in North Texas Sought

July 22, 2015

The 12-year-old weak and emaciated mare found on a rural road about three weeks ago is recovering.... Read More

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Should I Wrap an Abscessed Hoof?

July 22, 2015

Dr. Britt Conklin offers suggestions on how to keep an abscessed hoof clean.... Read More

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Dopamine and Horses: Learning, Stereotypies, and More

July 22, 2015

Without dopamine, horses wouldn't learn. But with too much, they can develop stereotypies. Here's what you need to know.... Read More