Today's News - Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Splint bone injuries are common in both working and pastured horses. Here's what you should know.
The decision to buy a horse is a big one and the prepurchase exam is an important step in helping the buyer ensure the right match.
Of the 661 respondents, 466 (70%) said their horses regularly wear fly masks during the spring and summer.
The alliance is designed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.
The farm was placed on 30-day quarantine when the first case was confirmed on April 18.
Living where horses don't commonly get diagnosed with EPM doesn't mean your horse isn't at risk.
Find out how amino acids play a vital role in a number of physiological functions within the equine body.
An equine nutritionist explains how a broodmare's nutritional needs change during her pregnancy and how to meet those additional needs with her diet.
Marilyn Breuer-Bertera currently serves as a director for District 2 of the United States Trotting Association.
Representatives spoke about the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015, which would grant oversight of drug testing and enforcement in horse racing to a new, independent entity under the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
The enhanced equine security measures are part of the track's ongoing safety and integrity measures included in its "Safety from Start to Finish" program.
Ryan Quarles is the featured presenter for the Kentucky Equine Networking Association meeting in May.
Firocoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat musculoskeletal inflammation and pain in horses.
Researchers determined that acyline can reduce stallions' testosterone concentrations to as low as those of geldings.
The pre-conference workshop and conference for veterinarians and farriers will take place May 20 and 21, respectively, in Knoxville.
Unilateral TMJ inflammation not only affects the way horses chew but also likely creates a certain level of pain.
Mites, lice, flies, and mosquitoes can cause irritation and carry dangerous diseases. Be aware of the external parasite species that are in your area and when they are prevalent so you can control them.
A foal's first hours are fragile. Here, Dr. Peter Morresey of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, shares the early signs of trouble to look for in both the neonate foal and its placenta. What you learn might save a foal's life.
Stallions with access to each other through stall walls interacted frequently with a "surprisingly low" injury rate.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how the group provided care to more than 300 working equids during a trip to Southern Honduras.
Long-term confinement is difficult for horses but often necessary for healing from certain injuries and illnesses, such as tendon and ligament strains, bone fractures, and laminitis. Learn how to keep horses happy and healthy while on stall rest.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the services performed by veterinarians and veterinary students during an Equitarian Initiative clinic in Honduras.
Churchill Downs was the first racetrack to receive accreditation in 2009, the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance's inaugural year.
Joint health and mobility supplements were the most frequently used in both disciplines, researchers found.
Why do horses do the things they do? A behaviorist talks about how horses learn, stereotypies, herd dynamics, and more!