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Dr. Ann Swinker recieved the 2016 Van Ness Award from the American Horse Council.

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Dr. Ann Swinker Receives AHC's 2016 Van Ness Award

June 17, 2016

The award is presented to an individual who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state.... Read More

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Are Stall Toys Good for Horses?

June 16, 2016

A horse behavior expert weighs in on whether she believes horses benefit from toys.... Read More

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The Legalities of Equine Insurance Policies

June 16, 2016

A lawyer describes equine liability insurance and what you should know about these policies.... Read More

Having a laboratory test your hay for its nutritional content can help you and your veterinarian make decisions about how to best feed your horse and determine if hay soaking is necessary.

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Assessing Hay Quality

June 16, 2016

Much of a hay quality assessment can be done the old-fashioned way: break open a bale and scratch 'n' sniff! ... Read More

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California Tainted Feed Lawsuit Refiled

June 16, 2016

The lawsuit seeks damages for owners whose horses ingested feed allegedly tainted with monensin.... Read More

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Caring for Senior Horses: What to Remember

June 16, 2016

A vet tech shares tips on managing aging equids' unique needs to keep them healthy and happy through their golden years.... Read More

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Wisconsin EHV-1 Quarantine Released

June 15, 2016

A quarantine put in place after a West Bend horse tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 has been lifted.... Read More

Veterinarians in the U.K. generally treat joint injections as surgical procedures.

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Autologous Conditioned Serum Composition Evaluated

June 15, 2016

This treatment uses the horse's blood to generate serum enriched with growth factors and anti-inflammatory mediators.... Read More

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Senior Horses and Choke Risk

June 15, 2016

Do older horses that eat senior feeds have a higher risk of choke? ... Read More

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Managing a Horse's Underrun Heels

June 15, 2016

The long-toed, low-heeled hoof is a common and difficult-to-manage hoof abnormality. Here's what you should know.... Read More

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Jockey Concussion Management Protocol Study Starting Soon

June 14, 2016

The UK and Jockeys' Guild study could evolve into the first comprehensive concussion management protocol for jockeys.... Read More

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Nature vs. Nurture: What Shapes a Foal's Future?

June 14, 2016

What affects a foal's demeanor and makes him his own, unique self? Let's have a look at what science has to say.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Readers Share Details of Horses' Daily Diets

June 14, 2016

Of the 674 respondents, 614 (91%) said their horses' daily diet includes grain, feed, concentrates, or supplements.... Read More

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Kentucky Barn Fire Claims Saddlebred Horses

June 14, 2016

The farm owner unsuccessfully attempted to save 13 horses inside the barn.... Read More

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Not Just Old Age: Why Do Senior Horses Die?

June 14, 2016

Despite the growing body of research into senior horses' health, their exact causes of death remain poorly documented. ... Read More

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7 Equine Nutrition Myths Busted

June 13, 2016

Decipher fact vs. fiction when it comes to the complicated world of feeding horses. ... Read More

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Feeding Horses Chia: Consider Calcium and Phosphorus Balance

June 13, 2016

Chia is calcium-rich, but inverted calcium-to-phosphorus ratios can cause horses big problems. Here's what to know.... Read More

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Virginia Tech Equine Medical Center Launches Farrier Service

June 13, 2016

Paul Goodness, CJF, and his team will provide full-time services at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.... Read More

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Cooke Co., Texas, EHV-1 Quarantine Partially Released

June 13, 2016

Seven horses at one breeding farm tested positive for the neuropathogenic form of the virus in late May.... Read More

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Finding a Farrier

June 13, 2016

Use these six tips to seek out a horseshoer who will keep your steed sound.... Read More

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How Much Food and Water do My Horses Need if I Evacuate?

June 12, 2016

Here are some tips on leaving food and water for horses should you need to evacuate without them during a disaster.... Read More

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Online Horse Rescue Operator Charged With Animal Cruelty

June 12, 2016

A Pennsylvania woman who operated a rescue via a social media page has been charged with multiple animal cruelty counts.... Read More

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Stallion Semen Freezing 101

June 12, 2016

A reproduction specialist reviews how to freeze semen so veterinarians can carry out the process in their practices.... Read More

Creator wins the 2016 Belmont Stakes in a photo finish over Destin.

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Creator Surges Late to Win 2016 Belmont Stakes

June 11, 2016

Blocked behind horses with a quarter-mile to run, Creator finished strong to catch Destin and win the race by a nose.... Read More

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Accused Embezzler Pleads Not Guilty

June 11, 2016

Anne Schumate Williams is also facing animal cruelty charges stemming from the alleged maltreatment of dozens of horses.... Read More