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Today's News - Tuesday, August 23, 2016
California Racehorse Drug Testing Moving Forward
Researchers will be studying the use of biomarkers drug testing.
Poll Recap: Horse Camping Options
Of the 669 respondents, 415 (62%) said they would choose to take a living-quarters trailer when camping with horses.
New York Horse Owners Urged to Minimize West Nile Virus Risk
There has been one confirmed equine WNV case in the state so far this year.
Pennsylvania Track Groom Accused of Fixing Horse Races
Several horses had allegedly received clenbuterol, and groom Marian Vega was found to be in possession of the drug.
Study Confirms Demonstrator Horses Can Have Calming Effect
Horses that watched another horse perform a scary task were less spooked when it was their turn, researchers found.
Fats: Not Just a Fad
Fats serve many important functions for your horse, from increasing calorie consumption to reducing gastric ulcer severity.
New Jersey, South Carolina Confirm New Equine EEE Cases
This is New Jersey's first case of 2016. Two new cases bring South Carolina's total to 14 for the year.
Oklahoma Quarter Horse Contracts Rabies
The 4-year-old Quarter Horse gelding from Caddo County presented with a fever, ataxia, and depression. The horse was not current on vaccinations and died.
New Equine WNV Cases Confirmed in California, Minnesota
California has confirmed eight and Minnesota has reported seven WNV cases in horses thus far in 2016.
Is There Such Thing as Too Many Horse Treats?
Is your horse is getting too much sugar? Drs. Clair Thunes and Erin Denney-Jones offer advice for "treating" your horse.
Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Washington
The 18-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Newport was euthanized at the Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Creating an Equine Diet: What to Remember
Don't panic over formulating a balanced diet for your horse. Here are some important tips to remember.
Niall Brennan Stables Contributes to Ocala Initiative
The Ocala Initiative is a $200,000 undertaking designed to advance equine research in Florida.
New Test to Detect Toxic Blue-Green Algae in Water
Blue-green algae can produce toxins that cause health problems and even death in animals, including horses.
The Grass is Always Greener: Quick Pasture Management Tips
Basic pasture management is relatively simple, but requires diligence and understanding.
Horses Impacted by Floods in Louisiana in Need
Find out how you can assist with the rescue and care of horses impacted by the flooding in Louisiana.
Comeback King Skelton Takes Individual Gold in Jumping
Nick Skelton made Olympic history when becoming the first ever British rider to win individual jumping gold at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro today.
Managing the Fearful and Anxious Horse
Do you feel unsafe with your horse when you're on the ground or riding? Our behavior and vet experts are here to help!
TheHorse.com Kicks Off Contest for Sun-Sensitive Horses
Is your horse sun-sensitive? Submit his story and photo for the 'Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive' contest for a chance to win a prize pack!
West Nile Virus Confirmed in Two Idaho Horses
The two unvaccinated horses from Boundary County died as a result of the disease.
Stallion Reproduction Symposium Schedule Released
The International Symposium on Stallion Reproduction will take place Aug. 27-29 at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.
Virginia Confirms Fifth, Sixth Cases of Equine EEE for 2016
Both horses--a male Paint horse and an Arabian filly--were from Suffolk and both were euthanized. Neither had up-to-date vaccinations.
Coverdale Honored with 2016 Equine Science Award
Dr. Josie Coverdale was an associate professor and equine science section leader at Texas A&M University before her death in February.
West Nile Confirmed in Two Nevada Horses
A horse in Churchill County and another in Clark County have tested positive for West Nile virus.
Behind the Scenes at the Olympic Farriery Forge
A team of British and Brazilian farriers are working around the clock to keep the equine athletes well-shod at the Olympic Equestrian Center.
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