Today's News - Thursday, June 30, 2016
A veterinarian offers tips to keep your horse calm despite the noise and sight of festive fireworks.
How do you prepare your horses for a night of fireworks?
Speakers presented on topics including racing surfaces, equine injuries, and respiratory health for horses, among others.
A collection of tweets and take-homes from the 2016 International Society for Equitation Science conference.
The agency will works with veterinarians to study safe methods to spay mares and control herd growth
Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding more than 40 apparently abandoned horses, mostly Thoroughbreds, in Mercer County.
While acupuncture seemed to relieve pain in some horses, there was no strong evidence to suggest that it alleviates pain in all affected horses.
The EIA-positive mare was euthanized and a second exposed horse was removed from the track to a newly quarantined premises.
Of the 1,102 respondents, 397 (36%) said they purchase hay once a year for their horses.
Eleven equine rescues received grants in recognition of their efforts to protect horses.
A Polk County horse tested positive for EEE while a Osceola County contracted WNV. Neither had a vaccination history.
Vet Erin Denney-Jones, DVM, and nutritionist Clair Thunes, PhD, share their thoughts on selecting grasses for horse pastures.
The goal of treating colic in the field centers around breaking the pain cycle and reestablishing proper gastrointestinal function,
There is no one ideal body type; there are, however, conformation traits that can affect performance across the species.
Learn about what horses experience when they feel afraid and how to manage their fear reactions.
Six Florida horses and four South Carolina horses have tested positive for EEE thus far in 2016.
The new approach to managing the cattle tick will provide more flexibility for moving horses across the so-called "tick line."
The objective is to capture 200 horses, selectively remove 100 horses for adoption, and apply a fertility vaccine to up to 40 mares that will be returned to the range.
Few study horses with strangles showed the "classic" signs of disease, researchers determined.
Tall fescue is a very hardy forage able to withstand high summer temperatures, drought, moisture stress, and shade.
The Parasight System is a smartphone-based fecal egg diagnostic and intestinal parasite management tool for vets,
Scientists are learning more about horses' DNA and how mutations impact health, behavior, performance, and more.
A Minnesota veterinarian is challenging tradition, skepticism, and the remnants of Russian socialism to bring modern veterinary medicine to Mongolia's most remote horse herders.
Goedde's research focused on whether omega-3 DHA supplementation affected a stallion's sperm motion characteristics and viability.
Johnsongrass is a drought-tolerant weed that can cause nerve and fetal damage in horses.