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What Makes Horses More or Less Likely to Miss Training Days?

June 17, 2014

Factors such as the animal's history appear to make horses more or less likely to miss training days.... Read More

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Hernias: Case by Case

June 16, 2014

Learn about classic and unusual equine hernias, why they occur, how to treat them, and their prognoses. ... Read More

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Colorado Woman found Guilty in Horse Cruelty Case

June 16, 2014

A Colorado woman will serve prison time connected to horses removed from her property in 2012.... Read More

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UC Davis Adds Equine Surgeon

June 16, 2014

Scott Katzman, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will serve as an assistant clinical professor of equine surgery.... Read More

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Researchers Study the Genetics of Heaves

June 16, 2014

Heaves appears to have a genetic basis, but one that varies between horses, Swiss researchers say.... Read More

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Study: Foaling Mares Not Stressed

June 15, 2014

Researchers recently showed that mares appear to be completely relaxed when foaling.... Read More

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Why would a Horse Lose Weight during Hot Weather?

June 15, 2014

Find out why some horses lose weight when the temperature rises.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Providing Contact Information

June 15, 2014

Event organizers need current contact information so they can contact you in the event of a disease outbreak.... Read More

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Study: Start Measures to Prevent Equine Arthritis Early

June 14, 2014

Anti-inflammatory aids mixed with daily feed rations can help decrease joint inflammation in young horses.... Read More

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Commentary: One Death Too Many

June 14, 2014

Steve Haskin shares thoughts on Intense Holiday's death, injuries and deaths in horse racing, and laminitis.... Read More

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How Much Protein is Enough?

June 14, 2014

Learn about protein excesses and deficiencies and how to determine how much protein your horse needs each day.... Read More

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Beeman named 2014 AAEP Convention Keynote Speaker

June 13, 2014

Dr. Marvin Beeman will present a lecture called "Do the Little Things Well and the Big Things Will Happen."... Read More

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Canadian Couple Establishes Equine Orthopedics Research Fund

June 13, 2014

The couple is donating $300,000 to establish the Mark and Pat DuMont Equine Orthopedics Research Fund.... Read More

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Louisiana Man Jailed for Tampering with Coggins Test

June 13, 2014

The man will serve 20 years in prison after admitting to selling a horse with a fraudulent Coggins test.... Read More

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Racehorse Intense Holiday Euthanized Due to Laminitis

June 13, 2014

The 3-year-old colt, who underwent surgery recently for a condylar fracture, was euthanized due to laminitis.... Read More

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Advocates want Endangered Status for Wild Horses

June 13, 2014

Advocates want wild horses designated as endangered on grounds that a 1971 act failed to protect the animals.... Read More

Reduce brown recluse spider numbers around the barn and other areas by keeping the barn area clean. If you spot webs, knock them down carefully.

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Creepy Crawlies, Part 3: Snakes and Spiders

June 13, 2014

Here's how handle snake or spider bites should your horse have a run-in with one of these critters.... Read More

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Physical vs. Psychological Issues

June 12, 2014

How does a veterinary behaviorist know for sure something is or is not a psychological problem?... Read More

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Second Marion County, Florida, Horse Diagnosed with EEE

June 12, 2014

A horse located about four miles east of Citra has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).... Read More

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Additional Vesicular Stomatitis Cases Confirmed in Texas

June 12, 2014

Officials reported that vesicular stomatitis has been identified in three more Texas horses.... Read More

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Horse Owners File Lawsuits against Wickliffe Pharmacy

June 12, 2014

The owners filed lawsuits alleging their horses were hospitalized after receiving a compounded EPM drug.... Read More

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Yeast Appears to Benefit Foals' Intestinal Flora

June 12, 2014

Researchers believe live yeast supplementation could give a foal's digestive system a better start in life.... Read More

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Belmont Stakes Runner-Up to Undergo Surgery

June 11, 2014

Commissioner will undergo surgery to remove a small chip in his front left fetlock.... Read More

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Assessing Protein Levels in Horse Feeds

June 11, 2014

Crude protein numbers on feed bags can be deceptive. Here's what to understand about assessing protein levels.... Read More

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Utah Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Maltreating Horses

June 11, 2014

A Utah woman accused of maltreating 80 horses has pleaded not guilty to the charges... Read More