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Prep for Hurricane Season and Horses: 5 Tips for Before the Storm

5 Hurricane Prep Tips for Horse Owners

Hurricane Dorian is set to strike Florida's east coast. Here are 5 tips to keep your horses safe from the leading causes of horse deaths during hurricanes....
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Horse Owner Farrier Relationship

Partnership with Farrier Crucial to Your Horse's Success

The relationship between farrier and horse owner or trainer is an important, yet often overlooked, part of the success of the equine athlete. Here's how to get the most from it from AFA Certified Journeymen Farriers....
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How can you protect your horses from equisetum - a weed toxic to horses?

Toxic Plant in Utah Hay Blamed for 9 Horse Deaths

As a result, the hay masked the less palatable toxic plant. Commonly called "horsetail," horses are highly susceptible to illness or death due to equisetum toxicity when consumed in large amounts. ...
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Efforts to save horses and care for them continue in Louisiana. You can help support the Louisiana State Animal Response Team by making a donation here to the organization.

500+ Horses Saved from Louisiana Flooding

Even as historic water levels paralyze Louisiana more than 500 horses were saved from the flooding that ripped through parishes. ...
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Is your horse's feed safe?

Horse Feed Contaminated with Monensin: FDA Warning Letters

Two feed mills reportedly contaminated horse feed with monensin which led to at least six horses' deaths. The FDA issued both companies Warning Letters. Is your horse's feed safe? Get the full scoop. ...
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Cargill is issuing a voluntary recall of Southern States horse feed. It comes as a result of elevated aflatoxin levels which can poison your horse resulting in sickness and death, according to veterinarians.

Cargill Recalls Southern States Horse Feed Due to Aflatoxins [RECALL EXPANDED: UPDATE]

Cargill now recalls 11 types of Southern States equine feed due to elevated aflatoxins which can poison your horse resulting in sickness and death, according to veterinarians....
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Newborn Foal Survives Botulism Scare

Newborn Foal Survives Botulism Scare

Botulism can be a fatal illness caused by a toxin produced by bacteria. In horses, botulism can occur in three ways - find out how... because time is of the essence when it comes to treatment. ...
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Ralph's Responders gives gift of Preparedness

Ralph's Responders Gives Emergency Gift

Ready and Living Prepared: Horses (RALPH) Trained to rescue large animals when emergencies strike, a volunteer is giving the gift of emergency preparedness in memory of her Quarter Horse, Ralph. Sara Deen is help...
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Chance Ward 2017 horse rescue from Hurricane Harvey flooding

8 Natural Disaster Tips for Horse Owners

The horse world is feeling the impact after mother nature continues pounding members of our community. It began last month when an Oklahoma twister wiped out more than 200 horses, horse stables, and thousands of homes....
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Planning Begins to Help Horse Owners in Flood Ravaged Colorado

Planning Begins to Help Horse Owners in Flood Ravaged Colorado

Plans for upcoming mobilization efforts are beginning within the horse community as rain and massive flooding continue to devastate Colorado's Front Range. The destruction has left at least four people dead and many other...
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Colorado Flooding Impacts AQHA Breeder's Wild Basin Ranch

Colorado Flooding Impacts AQHA Breeder's Wild Basin Ranch

The owners of Wild Basin Ranch in Colorado are working through devastating blows, including the death of a stallion, after evacuating last week due to the flooding. The horse community, including Colorado Horsecare Food...
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Robotics-Controlled Imaging Coming to Penn Vet's New Bolton Center

Robotics-Controlled Imaging Coming to Penn Vet's New Bolton Center

“The best analogy to illustrate the difference between EQUIMAGINE™ and current imaging technology is to envision the deep, inaccessible parts of the ocean that we know are there but have not before explored,” he ...
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Researchers: Better Way to Diagnose Strangles in Horses

Researchers: Better Way to Diagnose Strangles in Horses

Researchers say they have identified a better method for diagnosing strangles in horses. Strangles is a highly contagious, upper respiratory disease....
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EPM Treatment

FDA Approves New Dosing for EPM Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new dosing for the first approved treatment for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM)....
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Feeding and Care of Horses in Cold Weather

Feeding and Care of Horses in Cold Weather

Cold weather, particularly below freezing temperatures, along with blistering cold rains, requires horse owners to pay careful attention to their equines to make sure they maintain their weight through the winter months....
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FL Authorities Confirm Scott Langton Death Suicide

Fake Veterinarian Allegedly Treating Horses: Kansas Vet Board

A convicted criminal is impersonating a licensed equine veterinarian in Kansas, according to state officials. The Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners issued an alert regarding Danny Russell Thomas, who is using the al...
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MD Horses Free after Stable Roof Collapse

MD Horses Free after Stable Roof Collapse

A dozen horses are free from a Maryland stable after the roof partially collapsed, an official says. The Poolesville farm's 35 horses are temporarily displaced....
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Heart Squeeze for the Future Flying 'Squirrel'

Heart Squeeze for the Future Flying 'Squirrel'

The Emergency and Critical Care team knew the possible diagnosis and checked Squirrel’s heart immediately upon arrival at New Bolton Center. Her heart rate was 95 beats per minute; a normal heart rate is in the 30s....
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Equine Sarcoid Vaccine is Effective: Penn Vet Researchers

Equine Sarcoid Vaccine is Effective: Penn Vet Researchers

Autologous vaccination is a safe, quick, and inexpensive method of treating sarcoid tumors in horses, according to research by veterinarians at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center....
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His owner, Dr. Peter Bernstein, had the sorrel horse named Peppy examined by his primary care veterinarian. He identified two stones in the gelding's bladder. They decided it was best for the Quarter Horse to go to UC Davis Veterinary Hospital for treatment.

Bladder Stone Surgery Alleviates Cutting Horse's Pain

Difficulty urinating, bloody urine A 21-year-old cutting horse gelding was experiencing problematic symptoms including difficulty urinating and bloody urine. His owner, Dr. Peter Bernstein, had the sorrel horse named...
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