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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.
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.
Equine Biosecurity Do's and Don'ts
Use these disease prevention strategies to protect your horse on the farm, at the horse show, and in the breeding shed.
Culpepper, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1
One horse is recovering with supportive care while the other was euthanized. Both horses are from the same farm.
Tips for Feeding Foals After Weaning
Weanlings require additional support and feeding adjustments as they grow. Here's what to remember.
Poll Recap: Genetic Disease Testing
Of the 270 respondents, only 74 (27%) said they've had a horse tested for a genetic disorder or disease.
Does Equine Lameness Need to be Redefined?
Researchers say "lameness" should be redefined to reflect new digital techniques that use preset parameters to detect gait asymmetries.
Study Evaluates Banned, Controlled Substances in Horse Feed
While small quantities of some controlled substances were found in feed samples, researchers say it's not necessarily cause for concern ... just awareness.
ARCI Updates Model Rules, Will Review Penalty Guidelines
Some believe the recommended penalties may not be tough enough for egregious violations and that isolated minor offenses are treated too harshly.
Don't Let Your Horse Hay Go Up In Flames
Learn how to avoid combustion and barn fire caused by your stored hay.
Jockey Club's 2017 Round Table Meeting in the Books
Topics covered included the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017, Thoroughbred Safety Committee recommendations, and more.
UC Davis Equine Researchers Tackling Coronavirus
Research can help vets better diagnose and treat the disease and horse owners manage or even prevent outbreaks.
Fats: Not Just an Equine Diet Fad
Fats serve many important functions for your horse, from increasing calorie consumption to reducing gastric ulcer severity.
BLM Set to Begin Bible Springs Complex Wild Horse Gather
The BLM plans to gather and remove about 100 wild horses from state, private, and BLM-managed lands.
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