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Today's News - Friday, April 28, 2017
Behind the Scenes With a Four-Star Eventing Barn
Do you have Rolex fever? Catch a ride with U.S. Team eventer Boyd Martin and find out what it takes to prepare high-performance horses for competition.
Q&A: Veteran Rolex Three-Day Event Groom Emma Ford
U.S. Olympian Philip Dutton's head groom shares her secrets to keeping horses healthy during international competition.
Salt River Horses so Far Safe From Bush Fire
The Cactus fire broke out on April 25 and has consumed about 25 acres.
Equine Metabolic Syndrome Clinical Signs
Weight gain is a common sign of EMS. But what other indicators should horse owners watch for?
Danielle Jostes Named UK Equine Philanthropy Director
Jostes will connect individuals and stakeholders to the strategic priorities within the UK Gluck Equine Research Foundation and all of the college's equine-related programs.
Biosecurity, Hygiene, and Horses
The mainstays of biosecurity still center around good hygiene, diagnostics, quarantine, isolation, and traffic control.
59 Horses to Start 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
The field, including past Rolex champions and four-star first-timers, will begin with dressage on Thursday and Friday.
EMS Horse Hoof Care: Is Barefoot or Shod Best?
Vet and farrier Dr. Vernon Dryden offers insight into foot care for horses suffering from EMS-related laminitis.
Hoof Abscesses in Horses
Find out how to treat and prevent this common equine hoof problem in our special guide!
Researchers Develop Saliva-Based Equine Tapeworm Test
This could encourage the use of targeted deworming programs to help reduce parasite resistance, scientists said.
Elzinga Wins Second UK Vet Science 3-MT Competition
Sarah Elzinga, MS, is studying inflammation and insulin dysregulation in the horse.
Indoor Arena Dust: Damaging to Horse and Rider
Dusty arenas are more than just annoying to ride in. They could be compromising your respiratory health, right along with your horse's.
Equine Metabolic Syndrome: Is There a Genetic Link?
Certain breeds seem more susceptible to EMS. Dr. Amanda Adams shares information about possible genetic links.
Helping an Easy Keeper Breathe Easy
My 20-year-old Thoroughbred has respiratory allergies. Is there anything I can do to help him breathe easier while wearing a muzzle?
Tips for Evaluating the Subfertile Mare
One veterinarian describes how practitioners can use endometrial culture, cytology, and biopsy to evaluate and manage subbertile mares.
Equine Supplements
Download our free guide for a basic overview of equine supplements and tips for selecting the right ones for your horses.
Studs: Boosting Horses' Traction in Sporting Events
Take a look at how adding studs to horseshoes can help horses navigate less-than-ideal footing.
Poll Recap: Feeding Alfalfa
Of the 1,244 respondents, 504 (41%) said they feed their horses alfalfa hay.
What is Equine Metabolic Syndrome?
University of Kentucky researcher Amanda Adams, PhD, gives an overview of EMS and how it affects horses.
Barn Air Quality Affects Horses' Breathing
Learn how to make changes around the barn to reduce horses' likelihood of developing respiratory disease.
Maine Horse Owners: Now is the Time to Vaccinate
State veterinary officials are encouraging owners to vaccinate horses against rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, and West Nile virus.
Are Foals of Obese Mares At Risk for Musculoskeletal Issues?
Researchers confirmed that overweight mares are more likely to have heavier foals, which have an increased prevalence of conformational defects and nonseptic musculoskeletal disorders.
More Work Might Mean Your Horse Needs More Calories
Have you increased your horse's workload this spring? Find out how to safely increase his energy intake to match.
Common Dewormers: Still Effective Against Small Strongyles?
New study results revealed that some commercially available dewormers showed poor efficacy on the majority of farms sampled.
2017 NIAA, USAHA Equine Forum White Paper Now Available
The forum focused on advancing equine identification methods, traceability, and electronic health records.
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