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California Rescue Operator Charged With Fraud
Susan Guillot is facing charges for allegedly selling unborn Frisian foals, but never delivering the animals to buyers.
Breeders Invited to Free Broodmare Health Seminar
The event will take place Sept. 9 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana.
Inclines, Declines, and Horse Energy Exertion
Horses' oxygen consumption and cardiac output decreased by an average of 24% and 9%, respectively, when going downhill.
Healthy Teeth Make for a Happy Horse
Dental problems are common in horses and can lead to behavior changes, chronic pain, and reduced performance.
Przewalski's Horse Maja Dies
The 13-year-old mare was euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute after developing renal failure.
SIRS Scoring System Useful in Assessing Equine Emergencies
A recently developed scoring system can help veterinarians make treatment recommendations, researchers say.
Three Nevada Horses Test Positive for West Nile
None of the three affected horses were vaccinated against West Nile virus.
Vets Invited to Saddle Up for AAEP Convention in San Antonio
The 63rd Annual AAEP Convention will take place Nov. 17-21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
AHCF Extends Economic Impact Survey Deadline
The American Horse Council Foundation extended the deadline to Sept. 4.
Virginia EHV-1 Update: Additional Horse Tests Positive
A third horse on the index farm developed a fever and subsequently tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.
Researchers Investigate Naked Foal Syndrome in Akhal-Tekes
Researchers say naked foal syndrome is related to a nonsense gene variant and appears to be unique to Akhal-Tekes.
Miniature Horses, Ponies Seized in Texas
Approximately 80 Miniature Horses and ponies are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property near Houston.
Studying the Obvious
Why do researchers spend time studying basic equine behavior questions when the answers seems so obvious?
Dressage Horse Detained After Positive Glanders Test
Sagacious HF is in extended quarantine in Miami pending the results of additional testing slated for Aug. 23.
Tips for Feeding Foals After Weaning
Weanlings require additional support and feeding adjustments as they grow. Here's what to remember.
A Breath of Fresh Air: Senior Horse Respiratory Health
While every horse needs quality air to breathe, senior horses are particularly at risk for respiratory diseases.
Record Medication Use During Equine Gestation
Keeping a precise medical record for pregnant mares could help vets and researchers better understand fetal malformations.
Virginia EHV-1 Update: No New Cases Confirmed
The affected horses are from a small private farm in Culpeper County, which is under quarantine until at least Sept. 4.
Maryland Horse Owners: Keep Vaccinations Up-To-Date
Vaccines can help protect horses against potentially deadly West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalomyelitis.
NYSGC Investigating Spate of Horse Deaths at Saratoga
The commission is working to determine what might have contributed to a dozen recent racing- and training-related deaths.
Delaware Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2017
The 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Kent County, which was not currently vaccinated against WNV, was euthanized.
Staying Sound Post-Tendon Injury
My OTTB has recently recovered from a bowed front tendon injury. What can I do to help him continue to stay sound in his new career?
Managing Your Horse's Back Pain
Two veterinarians share how they diagnose, treat, and rehab back-sore horses.
Wisconsin Confirms Third EEE Case of 2017
The unvaccinated 9-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Monroe County was euthanized.
North Carolina Horse Tests Positive for Rabies
The affected horse, a 25-year-old Haflinger from Polk County, was unvaccinated.
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