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Commentary: The Real Story Behind the "50-1" Shot

March 21, 2014

Steve Haskin takes a look back on he remembers Mine That Bird's Triple Crown journey.... Read More

The chronic form of equine grass sickness causes sudden extreme weight loss leading to a "wasp waist" appearance.

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AHT Seeking Horses for Grass Sickness Vaccine Trial

March 21, 2014

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) is launching a trial of a vaccine for the prevention of equine grass sickness. ... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in Barrel Horses near Stillwater, Minn.

March 21, 2014

Five horses on premises tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 after showing signs of neurologic disease.... Read More

Massimiliano Ruggeri (ITA) on Spat Split And White, silver medalists at the FEI European Reining Championships 2013 in Augsburg, Germany.

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FEI Agreement with NRHA, AQHA to Foster Reining Growth

March 21, 2014

The agreement covers horse welfare, FEI rules and regulations, FEI Clean Sport, FEI recognition, and more.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Rescue Quarantined for Strangles

March 21, 2014

Strangles is a highly contagious disease. Officials say the quarantine will last for at least five weeks.... Read More

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Diagnosing the Cloudy Equine Eye

March 21, 2014

Contact your veterinarian at the first sign of cloudy eyes to give your horse the best chance of recovery.... Read More

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Report: PETA Probe Alleges Cruelty to Horses

March 20, 2014

A major Thoroughbred racing stable was the subject of a 2013 undercover PETA investigation.... Read More

The work therapy horses such as Elliot perform is priceless; their health and welfare should be, as well.

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Therapeutic Riding Horse Health

March 20, 2014

Like any equine athlete, therapy horses require specialized training, care, and management. ... Read More

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Rushing a Mare During Breeding

March 20, 2014

What might be causing a stallion to mount a particular mare early, and what can be done about it?... Read More

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Thoroughbred Racehorse Bond Holder Treated for Laminitis

March 20, 2014

The connections of the colt, who had been on the Kentucky Derby trail, are "guardedly optimistic."... Read More

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CANTER Opens Texas Chapter

March 20, 2014

Volunteers are working with trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers.... Read More

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Madigan to Deliver 2014 Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture

March 20, 2014

John Madigan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, ACAW, will speak at the 2014 AAEP convention in Salt Lake City.... Read More

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African Horse Sickness Found in Western Cape

March 19, 2014

Two horses in South Africa's Western Cape have tested positive for African horse sickness.... Read More

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Minimizing Wound Complications

March 19, 2014

Wound care is one of those many horse issues where there are as many opinions as there are horse owners. ... Read More

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RMTC Amends Therapeutic Medications List

March 19, 2014

The RMTC is working toward the nationwide adoption of uniform medication rules, penalties, and testing.... Read More

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First Equine Hendra Case of 2014 Confirmed in Queensland

March 19, 2014

The affected horse was euthanized Monday, and test results were received late last night. ... Read More

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Study Compares Laparoscopic, Conventional Cryptorchidectomy

March 19, 2014

Researchers say laparoscopy's advantages might not always outweigh conventional surgery's disadvantages.... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.

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Careful Compounding

March 18, 2014

Drug compounding seems to hit the news every few years. What's the big deal?... Read More

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Florida Court Denies Barrel Racing Ban Rehearing

March 18, 2014

A state appeals court has given Gretna Racing LLC another "no" in its bid to resume pari-mutuel barrel racing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Nutrition Knowledge

March 18, 2014

Of the 1,127 respondents, 225 (20%) indicated they were interesting in learning more about supplements.... Read More

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AQHA Gets More Time to Make Cloning Arguments

March 18, 2014

The AQHA will have more time to to slate oral arguments in their appeal regarding cloned horse registrations.... Read More

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McIlwraith Honored by Orthopaedic Research Society

March 18, 2014

McIlwraith is the first veterinarian honored with a career award from the Orthopaedic Research Society.... Read More

A horse patient completes an underwater treadmill therapy session in the new Equine Performance and Rehabilitation Center at the University of Tennessee's Veterinary Medical Center, in Knoxville.

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Underwater Treadmill Exercise's Effects on Horses' Backs

March 18, 2014

Using these treadmills in a horse's fitness regimen might help relieve back pain and increase range of motion.... Read More

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Cellulitis Treatment and Prevention in Horses

March 17, 2014

What are some preventative measures I can take to protect my horse from developing cellulitis?... Read More

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Therapy Horses Missing From Pasture

March 17, 2014

The missing horses are used in an equine-assisted therapy for war veterans and disabled children.... Read More