Horse Care

Thoroughbred Makeover Includes Free Educational Seminars On October 4

Education takes center stage at the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, on Friday, October 4 at the Kentucky Horse Park: sponsored by the Horse Media Group, three seminars will bring a variety of educational resources to participants. All seminars are free to attend, and will take place in the […]

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Fogging For Mosquitoes To Take Place Near Churchill Downs

Fogging for mosquitoes is common practice in many urban areas of the country, including Louisville, Ky. Fogging generally takes place when the mosquito population is deemed too high. Part of Louisville’s Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM) plan, fogging is scheduled on a case-by-case basis after city officials evaluate the area for mosquito population, human population considerations […]

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Championships Winners Announced

The third Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Championship Horse Show was held Saturday, September 7, and Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Kentucky Horse Park in conjunction with the New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Show. During the championships, 248 Thoroughbreds competed in a total of 26 divisions comprising English Pleasure, Western Pleasure, Dressage, Western Dressage, Hunters, and […]

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Horseplay is Serious Business For Babies

The opportunity for foals to run and play isn’t just a great way to burn off energy; play is essential for healthy bone development. New Zealand researchers Chris Rogers and Keren Dittmer of Massey University concluded that playing for foals not only immediately impacts bone, but it provides the framework for future response: Bone changes […]

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New Zealand Study Shows Vet Students Need Hands-on Help

Many veterinary students are not as familiar with horses as students have been in years past, in part because many are raised in settings that are more removed from the farming lifestyle older veterinarians may have experienced. A recent study in New Zealand found that many vet students need to learn basic equine behavior and […]

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The End Of Race Day Lasix? Two Studies Examine Effectiveness Of Dosing 24 Hours Pre-Race

In 2015, The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation sought research on Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) and how to control the condition without race-day medication. Two research projects were selected for funding, and now results are in. Both studies, which were recently published in peer-reviewed journals, were designed to test the effect of furosemide (Lasix) under […]

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Study: Common Equine Management Methods Harm Horse Health

Confining horses to individual stalls is a common form of equine management around the world, though this means of living is contrary to a horse’s natural instincts to live in a herd, exercise and eat nearly constantly. Researchers from France investigated 12 housing and management factors to determine what effect, if any, they had on […]

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Ohio State Associate Dean Appointed 2020 AAEP Vice President

Dr. Emma Read, associate dean for professional programs at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named 2020 vice president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. She will be installed during the Dec. 10 President’s Luncheon at the 65th Annual Convention in Denver, Colo., and will assume the role of AAEP […]

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ASPCA Offers Grant To Help Offset Transportation Costs Of Adoptable Horses

The ASPCA Help a Horse Home℠ Equine Adoption Challenge was created in 2013 to provide a day of recognition for equine organizations that help home at-risk horses; it also encourages community members to join in their equine adoption efforts. The 2019 event saw great collaboration between organizations participating in the challenge, crossing both state and […]

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British Study: Sexism Still A Problem In Veterinary Profession

A new study out of Britain has found that though the population of veterinary school students is increasingly female (over 75 percent), discrimination is still common: Female vets are more likely to remain assistants at veterinary clinics where they work, rather than partner or director. Researchers at the Lancaster University Management School and Open University Business […]

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