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Operation Gelding Receives Grants to Support Clinics
As a result, the program hopes to nearly double the number of clinics held and stallions gelded by 2018.(image)

Tennessee Woman Accused of Maltreating Horses
Twenty-four horses are receiving rehabilitative care while their owner faces animal cruelty charges.(image)

Conditioning Through the Seasons: Fall and Winter
Knowing how your horse's body reacts to colder temperatures--and training accordingly--can help you both stay productive during the chilly months ahead.(image)

Poll Recap: Lepto-what?
Of the 458 respondents, 158 (34%) said they do not know what leptospirosis is.(image)

Coalition of State Horse Councils Fall Meeting Approaching
Representatives from state horse councils and the American Horse Council (AHC) will meet in Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 28-30, for the annual Coalition of State Horse Councils fall meeting.(image)

Wisconsin Horses Test Positive for EEE, WNV
There are now 11 EEE cases and seven WNV cases in Wisconsin horses thus far in 2016.(image)

Infertility With No Cause? Try Hydrotubation of the Oviducts
Hydrotubation involves passing an endoscope through the cervix and uterus into the oviduct and flushing it with saline.(image)

Equine Rabies: What You Should Know About this Fatal Disease
While the incidence of rabies is low, the fatality rate is high: 100%. Learn how to protect your horse.(image)

Enter's "Why Does My Horse Do That?" Contest
A video of your horse's behavior could win an evaluation by Dr. Sue McDonnell and a prize pack from Zylkene Equine.(image)

Protecting Your Horse From Poisonous Fall Leaves
Is it okay for my horse to eat leaves that have fallen from trees in his pasture?(image)

Stolen Georgia Thoroughbred Found
'Henry' was found in a North Georgia pasture, more than 140 miles away from where he was allegedly stolen.(image)

Protect Your Horse From Leptospirosis
Leptospirosis is a serious bacterial disease that causes both recurrent uveitis ("moon blindness")—especially in Appaloosas, draft horses, and Warmbloods—and abortion in horses. But now there's a vaccine to prevent it. Is your horse is at risk?(image)

BLM to Gather Sand Wash Wild Horses in October
Some mares will be treated with a contraceptive vaccine and released, while some young horses will be prepared for adoption.(image)

Equine Rabies Refresher
Despite the fact that equine rabies is invariably fatal once contracted, it's a preventable disease if proper steps are taken. Proper vaccination and an owner's understanding of the disease can help keep horses and humans healthy.(image)

10 Biosecurity Tips from Top Equine Health Experts
Protecting your horse from infectious disease needn't require storing him in a protective bubble. Here are 10 practical biosecurity tips you can use every day.(image)

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Parvathy Thampi
Parvathy Thampi is investigating the mechanisms that limit joint cartilage's ability to repair.(image)

The Horse, Merck Partner for Rabies Education Week
World Rabies Day is Sept. 28. Look for articles and other content about rabies risk and learn how to protect your horses all week!(image)

Levalbuterol Tested as Heaves Treatment
Levalbuterol is an effective bronchodilator but its relatively short duration of action limits its potential use for long-term treatment.(image)

Matt Koch Named 2016 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs
Koch is a UK alum, an advisory committee member for the college’s equine programs, and a longtime supporter of the program’s educational mission.(image)

UK Tour Displays Equine Industry Career Possibilities
The tour was designed to educate students about the broad variety of careers available in the equine industry.(image)

The Grass Guide: Orchardgrass
Orchardgrass is a cool-season perennial and a desirable hay and pasture grass for horses.(image)

UK Gluck Center Develops Novel EAV Test
The test is designed to identify which stallions are most likely to remain long-term carriers of the virus if infected.(image)

New WNV Cases in California, Kentucky, Minnesota Horses
Two of the three newly confirmed horses were unvaccinated. The third has an unknown vaccination history.(image)

Stolen Georgia Horse Recovered in South Carolina
A 23-year-old Thoroughbred taken with the recovered Quarter Horse remains missing.(image)

All Drug Tests From Rio Para-Dressage Competitors Clean
This means back-to-back clean Paralympic games (London 2012 and Rio 2016) for para-equestrian participants.(image)