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Breeders' Cup Contenders Pledge Support to Aftercare Efforts

November 04, 2016

To date, 42 Breeders' Cup contenders have owners and/or trainers supporting New Vocations' pledge.... Read More

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BLM Off-Range Facilities Inefficient, OIG Finds

November 04, 2016

The OIG also says the off-range facility use is noncompliant with some federal regulations and lacks strategic planning,... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in Los Angeles County, California

November 04, 2016

Two Saddlebred horses tested positive for the non-neuropathogenic strain. One of the horses has been euthanized. ... Read More

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UHC Releases 2017 Operation Gelding Policies

November 04, 2016

The UHC voted in June 2016 to expand the Operation Gelding program by offering up to $100 per horse gelded.... Read More

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Does Electric Fencing Stress Horses?

November 04, 2016

Electric fencing might not cause horses extra stress, but most stay farther away from an electric fence than a wood one.... Read More

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North Carolina to Host 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

November 03, 2016

The 2018 World Equestrian Games will be held Sept. 10-23 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center.... Read More

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Jockey Club TIP Introduces Recreational Riding Program

November 03, 2016

The program is designed for Thoroughbred owners who spend most of their time outside of the show ring.... Read More

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Highlands County, Florida, Horse Tests Positive for EEE

November 03, 2016

The unvaccinated 2-year-old grade gelding was euthanized.... Read More

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What's in a Horse's Yawn?

November 03, 2016

Researchers found that yawning appears to be closely associated with social interactions and, possibly, social stress.... Read More

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Can I Use the Bovine Lepto Vaccine on My Horse?

November 02, 2016

Is the leptospirosis vaccine for swine and cattle safe for equine use? ... Read More

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Breathing Heavy: Heaves in Horses

November 02, 2016

While we can't cure heaves, or equine asthma, we can help manage their signs of disease. Here's how.... Read More

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Behavior Contest Winner: An Obsessive Licker

November 02, 2016

Our "Why Does My Horse Do That?" winner wants to know why her mare's buddy licks the mare after meals.... Read More

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UC Davis Veterinary Hospital Welcomes New Farrier

November 02, 2016

Shane Westman, APF, is a lifelong horseman and has worked as a farrier for 23 years.... Read More

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Study: Manage Manure to Reduce House Fly Populations

November 02, 2016

Understanding how house flies reproduce in manure can result in fewer house flies in your barn and its surroundings.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Managing Working Horses

November 01, 2016

Of the 258 respondents, 49 (19%) said they manage horses in a lesson program, dude string, or riding program. ... Read More

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Louisiana Man Accused of Horse Theft

November 01, 2016

Jonas Gibson is accused of stealing at least three racehorses.... Read More

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New York Horse Shooter Sentenced

November 01, 2016

Robert Webster Jr. will serve a prison term and pay restitution to the owner of the horse that died after being shot.... Read More

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2016 Thoroughbred Makeover Wraps Up

November 01, 2016

This year's America's Most Wanted Thoroughbred was Fairway King, trained and ridden by Lauren Turner.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Vets to Assist at 2016 Breeders' Cup Races

November 01, 2016

Drs. Scott Palmer and Alan Ruggles will provide timely health reports regarding the equine athletes in each race.... Read More

A radiographic view of the right forelimb of a horse with a tripartite navicular bone conformation (meaning the bone is segmented into three pieces) in both forelimbs.

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Scientists Study Segmented Navicular Bones

November 01, 2016

Some horses' navicular bones segmented into two or three parts, which can be detrimental to health and welfare.... Read More

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Processed Horse Feeds: A Balance of Pros and Cons

October 31, 2016

Human nutritionists encourage eating whole foods and avoiding processed ones. Does the same logic apply to our horses?... Read More

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Drivers: Watch for Wild Horses, Burros During Low Visibility

October 31, 2016

Wild horses and burros wandering into the road can create safety hazards as daylight saving time comes to an end.... Read More

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Vermont Horse Shooter Arrested, Charged

October 31, 2016

Quinton Clayton is facing multiple charges for allegedly shooting and killing a Quarter Horse with a bow and arrow.... Read More

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Necropsies Teaching About Catastrophic Racehorse Injuries

October 31, 2016

Researchers are making steady progress toward understanding catastrophic fractures and, ultimately, how to prevent them.... Read More

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Registration Open for Equine Reproductive Diseases Symposium

October 30, 2016

The Reproductive Diseases in Horses Symposium will take place Nov. 19 in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More