Today's News - Saturday, June 25, 2016
Johnsongrass is a drought-tolerant weed that can cause nerve and fetal damage in horses.
Our sources share nine ways to keep your sport horse performing his best.
The John F. Timoney Symposium, Equine Research Hall of Fame ceremony, and Reproductive Diseases in Horses Symposium will take place this fall.
Confirmatory tests are currently being run after a nonracing horse at Arapahoe Park tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA).
Each track has donated $10,000 in support of advancing equine medical research in Florida.
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has issued revised guidelines for contagious equine metritis (CEM) culture.
Horse haulers, fairgrounds managers, and racetrack operators worked together to evacuate horses ahead of the San Gabriel Complex fire in Southern California.
University of Kentucky entomologists have captured Asian tiger mosquitoes, implicated as a possible carrier for the Zika virus, in Central Kentucky.
A veterinary dermatologist offers tips on how to properly diagnose, treat, and prevent pastern dermatitis, or scratches.
The Board of Trustees selected retiring AHC President Jay Hickey as the recipient of the award normally given to a member of Congress.
The new advisory council is designed to promote higher welfare standards for the horse racing industry.
An equine behavior expert and veterinarian shares recommendations for introducing horses that will live together.
Eastern equine encephalitis was confirmed in horses in a South Carolina county that borders Brunswick County, North Carolina.
The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will be held Oct. 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Rye straw can contain ergot alkaloids, which can be poisonous to livestock, including horses. Here's what to watch for.
Ashley Steuer, DVM, will be the first student to carry out a dual residency and PhD program in parasitology in the Department of Veterinary Science.
Follow these tips when searching for the best four-legged trail riding partner.
The coalition announced that Operation Gelding will be expanded based on positive survey results.
The average horse is more likely to encounter a foot bruise than any other lameness. If you recognize the causes of foot bruises and understand their treatment and prevention, you can stave off discomfort in your horse and perhaps avoid an abscess.
A Montana woman has pleaded no contest to charges connected to the seizure of 29 horses from her rescue farm two years ago.
Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes and vet Dr. Erin Jones offer their thoughts on feed frequency for horse health.
The summit will also feature talks on racing surfaces, rider safety, equine injuries, nutrition, biosecurity, respiratory health, and more.
Lear was an equine genetics researcher and associate professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center. She died May 14 after a long battle with cancer.
What could cause a horse to develop equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis (EOTRH) and is there anything I can do to prevent it from getting worse?
Early diagnosis and proper treatment of these joint problems can make the difference in whether the horse can be restored to soundness.