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Today's News - Sunday, January 21, 2018
BLM to Begin Bible Springs Complex Wild Horse Gather
The BLM plans to gather and remove 350 wild horses from state, private, and agency-managed lands.
Urine Trouble: Freezing Contaminated Stallion Semen
Ejaculate with less than 20% urine contamination might be suitable for freezing without centrifugation.
Albemarle County, Virginia, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1
The horse had been a patient at the New Bolton Center, where it was exposed to a horse subsequently diagnosed with EHM.
BLM Holding Hearings on Vehicle Use in Horse Management
The hearings regarding motor vehicle and helicopter use in wild horse management will take place in Idaho and Montana.
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Merges With MAVANA
Mixed Animal Veterinary Associates of North America is comprised of 22 equine, mixed animal, and companion animal veterinary practices across 11 states.
Equine Melanoma Vaccines
A closer look at two melanoma "vaccines" under investigation and being considered for USDA approval.
10 Insights Into Learning Theory and Horses
Want to learn how to better communicate with your horse? Here are 10 research-based learning theory insights to get you started.
Reducing Horse Racing Fatalities: Where Do We Go from Here?
Fatal injuries in North American flat racing horses has decreased by 23%, but there's still work to be done.
Stallion Collection Schedules Affect Mare Pregnancy Rates
This can pose a problem for mare owners working with a limited breeding window due to the short lifespan of the mare's oocyte and the stallion's sperm.
Horse Left on Louisiana Roadside After Trailer Crash
Authorities found the seriously injured and apparently malnourished filly next to an overturned trailer in St. Landry Parish.
Watching the Herd
I've read several articles that suggest watching your horse in the pasture to learn more about the herd's social structure and horse behavior in general. What are some specific things I should watch for?
What Makes Some Stallion Semen Subpar?
Learn about 14 factors that can affect your stallion's fertility.
Penn Vet's New Bolton Center Under EHV Quarantine
On Jan. 16 a horse recently admitted to the hospital for non-neurologic signs tested positive for EHV-1 and ultimately displayed signs compatible with EHM.
Horses' Eye Blink Rate Could Reveal Stress Levels
Full and half blinks decreased significantly during stressful situations, researchers found.
My Horse Lost a 'Baby Tooth.' Should I Be Concerned?
My long yearling Dutch Warmblood mare knocked her tooth out so severely that it had to be removed by my vet. What is the long-term prognosis for a young horse losing a tooth prematurely?
Colorado Horse Found Butchered
Although similar incidents have occurred in recent years in Florida, this killing is the first of its kind reported in Pueblo County, authorities say.
Hard to Stomach: Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome
Learn to read the vast and varied signs of equine gastric ulcer syndrome.
Diagnosing Cardiac Arrhythmias in Horses on the Farm
Vets can use a smartphone-based heart monitor to identify arrhythmias that are difficult to diagnose in the field.
Diagnosing Equine Neurologic Diseases
Diagnostic evaluation begins with a neurologic exam to localize the lesion and continues with more focused testing.
International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2017
Diagnosed diseases included strangles, EHV-1, equine influenza, rabies, tetanus, and Potomac horse fever, among others.
Poll Recap: Winter Water Sources for Horses
Of the 838 respondents, 290 (35%) said they keep thawed water available to their horses in a stock tank or trough with a heating element.
Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2017
Dr. Elizabeth Santschi recaps research on hock injections, nerve blocks, castration, osteochondral lesions, and more.
Is Sugar Beet Pulp Too High in Sugar for Horses?
Is the sugar content in beet pulp too high for some horses? Read an equine nutritionist's answer.
Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse
Learn how to craft a diet for the horse with painful lesions in his stomach.
Safe and Sensible Stallion Housing
Read about the latest research on housing stallions and tips for maximizing your stallion's health, security, and well-being.
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