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Navicular Disease: Early Intervention and Long-Term Care
Learn about diagnosis and management of navicular horses and get your questions answered.(image)

10 Navicular Syndrome Resources on
Learn about veterinarians' current understanding of navicular syndrome with these articles, downloads, videos, and more.(image)

Peaceable Farm Operator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
Anne Williams, who operated a horse rescue in Virginia, pleaded guilty to embezzling funds donated to help the horses.(image)

Ontario Equestrian Donates to Equine Research
With the donation Equine Guelph researchers will study gut health and colic prevention.(image)

Minimizing Foal Stress Levels in the Breeding Shed
What would be the best plan for handling a foal whose dam is being covered by a stallion?(image)

Finding Balance Amid the Day-to-Day Rigors of Vet Practice
Nigel Marsh shares advice for veterinarians on how to achieve that often-elusive balance between their careers and lives.(image)

FEI Issues Decision in Endurance Prohibited Substance Cases
The federation also announced a new prohibited substance case involving another endurance horse and rider.(image)

Researchers Harvest Uterine Stem Cells From Horses
The collection procedure does not require surgical intervention and laboratory results show the cells differentiate into various tissues.(image)

How Can I Tell if a Mare is Pregnant?
An equine reproduction specialist reviews signs that suggest a mare is in foal and how to find out definitively.(image)

Study: Some Endurance Horses Lacking in Lameness Care
Of the lameness cases initially identified by a vet at a ride, only 52% were further investigated by a veterinarian(image)

10 Ways to Celebrate National Day of the Horse
Just about every day around here is "National Day of the Horse." However, Dec. 13 is the real thing. Here are some ideas to help you celebrate.(image)

Poll Recap: Groundwork Practice
Of the 452 respondents, 367 (81%) said groundwork is a regular part of their routine with their horses.(image)

Narrow Escape: Caring for Equine Barn Fire Survivors
Horses that survive barn fires could sustain serious injuries ranging from burns to smoke-related respiratory issues, many of which have long-term debilitating consequences.(image)

EHV Confirmed in Connecticut Horse
Tests are pending on three additional horses. The horses were vaccinated and are recovering.(image)

Study: Swimming Can Improve Horses' Glucose, Insulin Levels
Low-intensity swimming could help maintain glucose and insulin levels without putting excess strain on horses' limbs.(image)

Can a Horse Consume Too Many Electrolytes?
Find out why a horse might prefer electrolyte water over plain water and if that's a cause for concern.(image)

Two EHV Cases Confirmed in Illinois
The index facility in Champaign County has been quarantined after the two EHV-positive horses were euthanized.(image)

Do Horses in Mild Climates Need Extra Care During Winter?
Not everyone sees snow fly during the winter months, but horses still have seasonal needs that must be met.(image)

Time to Ride Contest Rewards Top Marketing Strategies
This written-entry contest rewards Time to Ride Challenge contestants for innovative and effective outreach strategies.(image)

Could Horse Breed Predict Colic Risk?
Researchers have determined that that some gastrointestinal lesions are more common in certain types of horses.(image)

The Ins and Outs of Temporary Horse Fencing
This portable and cost-effective barrier comes in handy when managing pastures, traveling with horses, and more.(image)

Understanding Hay Analysis Results
Because forages should make up the greatest portion of the horse's diet, performing a hay analysis is a simple tool to evaluate the nutritional value of hay and ensure a properly balanced ration.(image)

TAA Accredited 37 Organizations for 2017
The organizations include 31 that were reaccredited and six that received accreditation for the first time.(image)

Colt or Filly? Breeders Soon Might be Able to Choose
Researchers are studying whether magnetic nanoparticles could effectively separate "X" and "Y" stallion spermatozoa.(image)

Vets Triage San Luis Rey Downs Survivors
Some people lost everything, while surviving humans and horses face injuries and ailments of varying severities.(image)