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Promoting Lifelong Equine Joint Health

June 23, 2015

Using sensible strategies we can promote healthy equine joints capable of withstanding athletic demands.... Read More

Following nerve removal, Dr. Withers stitches the incision up before moving on to the next leg.

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A Day Spent at an Equine Clinic Abroad

June 23, 2015

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the goings-on of a U.K. vet clinic and its differences from ones stateside.... Read More

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The Horse and TheHorse.com Earn AHP Media Awards

June 22, 2015

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

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Wyoming Governor Appeals Wild Horse Lawsuit Ruling

June 22, 2015

Gov. Matt Mead appealed a decision to dismiss a case alleging that the BLM failed to manage wild horses appropriately.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in Two California Counties

June 22, 2015

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

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Alleged Texas Horse Thief Jailed

June 22, 2015

A man accused of stealing 210 cattle and 30 horses has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.... Read More

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Electrolyte Primer

June 22, 2015

Not every horse needs electrolytes to regulate water content in the body, but some do. Here's what to consider.... Read More

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BLM Releases 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather Decision

June 21, 2015

The BLM will conduct a bait- and water-trap gather to remove 15 to 20 young wild horses this year.... Read More

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Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Racing Industry

June 21, 2015

Equine Veterinarians Australia says cobalt misuse in the horse racing industry is a serious animal welfare issue.... Read More

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Common Equine Abortion Causes Reviewed

June 21, 2015

While we can't prevent all abortions, knowing the risks can help us prepare for and, in some cases, reduce the hazards.... Read More

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ASPCA Awards Funds to 2015 Help A Horse Day Contest Winners

June 20, 2015

Seven equine rescues received grants to recognize their efforts to protect horses.... Read More

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BLM to Hold First Adoption Event at Reno Rodeo

June 20, 2015

The wild horse adoption event will take place at the Reno Rodeo Livestock Events Center Sunday on June 21, at 2 p.m.... Read More

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Antimicrobials' Effects on Horses' Intestinal Microbes

June 20, 2015

Researchers found significant changes following the administration of three common antimicrobial medications.... Read More

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Gayle Ecker Receives 2015 Equine Industry Vision Award

June 19, 2015

The lifelong equine wellness educator was honored for leadership and innovation.... Read More

Technicians now position the sedated horse so that he’s balanced over all four legs. This will help limit the horse’s movement during the scan. The MRI room is lined with metal, which is seen in this image, to prevent interference from external radio waves.

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Equine Standing MRI Now Operating Opposite Belmont Park

June 19, 2015

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists hopes to use the state-of-the-art imaging system to help assess lameness.... Read More

Congressman John Yarmuth (left) received the AHC's Rolapp Award, presented by Jay Hickey, AHC President, for his outstanding service to the horse industry.

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Kentucky Congressman Receives AHC's Rolapp Award

June 19, 2015

Congressman John Yarmuth received the American Horse Council's award for his outstanding service to the horse industry.... Read More

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No New EHV-1 Cases Reported in Oregon Since June 1

June 19, 2015

The last reported positive, a 14-year old Quarter Horse, was released from the hospital and is quarantined at his home.... Read More

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Prevalence of, Risk Factors for Ulcers in Jumpers Examined

June 19, 2015

Researchers found that 34% of jumping horses examined had both squamous and glandular ulcers.... Read More

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Are Stall Toys Good for Horses?

June 18, 2015

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

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Understanding Hay Analysis Results

June 18, 2015

Hay analysis can help owners better balance their horses' diets and meet nutritional requirements.... Read More

Göran Akerström has been appointed FEI Veterinary Director and will take up the post at the beginning of September.

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FEI Appoints New Veterinary Director

June 18, 2015

Dr. Goran Akerstrom, of Sweden, will take up the post at FEI headquarters on Sept. 1.... Read More

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Ohio Police Seek Horse Shooter

June 18, 2015

The 9-year-old horse is receiving veterinary care after being shot in the leg while grazing in a pasture.... Read More

Researchers determined that blanketing does not appear to impact horses' vitamin D status.

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Do Blanketed Horses Get Enough Vitamin D?

June 18, 2015

Researchers determined that blanketing does not appear to impact horses' vitamin D status.... Read More

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Hyperlipemia

June 17, 2015

With hyperlipemia, the body thinks it is starving and releases large quantities of stored fats into the bloodstream.... Read More

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Thinking Outside the Breeding Shed

June 17, 2015

Infertile mare? Deceased stallion? No problem! Equine reproduction is now high-tech enough to overcome these hurdles.... Read More