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Today's News - Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Oklahoma Horse Stabbed to Death
Police are investigating after a horse sustained four stab wounds in the neck.
Poll Recap: Horse Water Options
Of the 1,413 respondents, 936 (66%) said their horses get water from a trough or bucket that they fill manually.
EEE Confirmed in Ulster County, New York, Horse
The unvaccinated 11-year-old mare was euthanized after she became recumbent and unresponsive.
West Nile Cases Confirmed in Oregon, Minnesota Horses
Oregon reported its first case of the year, while the case count in Minnesota has reached 11.
BLM Vale District Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather
The gather comes in response to the Cherry Road Wildfire, which has burned about 90% of the pasture in which more than half of the herd resides.
Does Skeletal Muscle Inflammation Lead to Hyperinsulinemia?
While this appears true in humans, researchers could not identify a positive relationship between inflammation and obesity or insulin resistance in horses.
Why Are Horses Nervous When It's Windy?
Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers reasons horses might be spookier than normal in windy weather.
Washington State Diagnostic Lab Confirms 10 Equine WNV Cases
The recent cases are located farther north than detections in previous years, Washington State University reported.
Feeding the Horse With Asthma
Recurrent airway obstruction is a medical condition, but feed changes might help your horse breathe better.
Scientists Evaluate Equine Blood Compatibility, Typing Tests
Penn Vet researchers tested more efficient ways to identify blood compatibility and type prior to transfusions.
Kentucky Reports First Equine WNV Cases of 2016
Both affected horses--one from Barren County and one from Hardin County--were unvaccinated, but are recovering.
All Horse, Human Drug Tests From Rio Olympics Clean
A total of 60 equine samples--30% of the 200 competing horses--were tested during the Games.
Is Selenium Deficiency Deadly to Horses?
Too much selenium in a horse's diet can cause signs of toxicity or even death. But too little selenium can also be life-threatening.
UK Pasture Evaluation Work Showcased at Rangeland Congress
The UK Horse Pasture Evaluation Program has performed 160 evaluations representing more than 30,000 acres in 20 Kentucky counties.
The Grass Guide: Red Clover
Red clover provides excellent forage quality when grazed or harvested before the flower blooms.
Kentucky Downs Schedules Day to Support Research
The third annual Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Day at Kentucky Downs, in Franklin, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3.
Studying Heaves in Horses Could Help Humans With Asthma
Researchers are studying underlying genetic factors that lead some horses to develop heaves while others don't.
UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Iris Cui
Cui's research focused on understanding more about the pricing of Thoroughbreds at public sales.
Novel Surgery Successful for Treating Clogged Tear Ducts
The standing procedure, in which tubing is temporarily inserted from the tear duct into the sinus cavity, is helping horses' tear ducts return to full function.
Enter's Photo 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!
University of Melbourne Vets Aim to Improve Racehorse Safety
Researchers hope to reduce the risk of racehorse fatalities on the track as part of a $5.25 million funding commitment from the Victorian Government and Racing Victoria.
How to Protect Your Horse from West Nile Virus Infection
Late summer is peak transmission season for West Nile virus (WNV), and confirmed cases are rising among horses in many regions.
Forest Service Offers Wild Horse Gather Operation Viewing
The United States Forest Service Modoc National Forest office will conduct a wild horse gather from private and tribal lands between Sept. 6 and 16.
Carter Receives AVMA Veterinary Congress Prize
Dr. Craig Carter received the 2016 AVMA International Veterinary Congress Prize in recognition for his international contributions to veterinary public health.
NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Meeting on Aug. 30
The public meeting is part of the commission's efforts to drive attention and resources to racehorse retirement.
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