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ARK at JFK to Handle Horse Exportation

ARK at JFK to Handle Horse Exportation

A $48 million expansion is coming to JFK to facilitate the comfort of horses and pets traveling. ARK Development, LLC has signed a 30-year lease with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to develop, operate...
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World Class Animal Facility Planned at JFK Airport

World Class Animal Facility Planned at JFK Airport

The multifaceted project called ARK at JFK is approved by by the Board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and construction is scheduled to begin next year on the massive $32 million project....
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Northstar gets skin grafts

Veterinarian, Burn Surgeon Partner to Give Horse Second Chance

An American Paint Horse called Northstar is being given a second chance at life by a team of veterinarians and burn doctors after he was doused with chemicals and set on fire last year....
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Wallace Eventing Drops ADM Equine Feed Sponsorship

Wallace Eventing Drops ADM Equine Feed Sponsorship

Georgia based event rider Elisa Wallace announced she is parting ways with ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. Controversy has surrounded ADM recently due to the company's response amid allegations its feed is contaminated w...
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Monensin Toxicity Blamed for California Horses' Deaths: Lab

Monensin Toxicity Blamed for California Horses' Deaths: Lab

Lab results confirm the deaths of three California horses were caused by monensin toxicity. The horses died last week at Katie Flanigan’s Black Fence Farm, in Fresno. Five horses have died as of Tuesday....
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Tildren Approved by FDA for Treatment of Navicular in Horses

Tildren Approved by FDA for Treatment of Navicular in Horses

Equine veterinarians in the United States have a new tool for treating their patients' symptoms associated with navicular. Tildren (tiludronate disodium) received FDA approval for the control of clinical signs of navicul...
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5 Reasons Your Saddle Doesn't Fit [AND Helpful Solutions]

5 Reasons Your Saddle Doesn't Fit [AND Potential Solutions]

We've all had the misfortune of seeing someone at the barn riding in a poorly fitting saddle. Or worse, we've been that person! While some saddle fit problems are obvious, some are not. And even some of those obvious issue...
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Canker is a chronic infection of the frog of the hoof.

How to Treat Equine Canker of the Hoof

Canker is a chronic infection of the frog of the hoof. The frog is the soft, cushioned area at the rear of the sole of the horse’s hoof. ...
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3 SC Horses Dead from Equine Feed Allegedly Tainted with Monensin

3 SC Horses Dead from Equine Feed Allegedly Tainted with Monensin

Gracie, a 7-year-old Missouri Fox Trotter, was one of three horses that died suddenly last month at a South Carolina boarding stable that fed ADM Alliance Nutrition 12% pellets. ...
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Lab: ADM Equine Feed Contaminated in Alabama

Lab: ADM Equine Feed Contaminated in Alabama

“We’re in crisis mode and they’re [ADM] not even acknowledging it,” says Alabama three day event rider Andrew Palmer. He is the third farm owner with lab results showing his horses’ equine feed from ADM Alli...
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Gilman Co-Op Creamery Minnesota - 6 Horse Deaths from Monensin Contaminated Feed: FDA

6 Horse Deaths from Monensin Contaminated Feed: FDA

A single farm took delivery of the custom horse feed in early June. One horse was unable to stand the same day the farm began feeding Gilman's custom ordered horse feed. Due to the horse's decline, the farm's veterinarian...
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Endurance Horses Go the Distance with Hoof Protection

Endurance Horses Go the Distance with Hoof Protection

When training and preparing a horse for an endurance race, it’s important to have a hoof care plan and regimen in place that is consistent and reliable for the conditions found on endurance courses....
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Find out how to thicken horse soles.

Thickening Horse Soles with Proper Trimming, Pour-in Pads

Lameness is a key sign of thin soles. If the condition isn’t diagnosed, horses are often uncomfortable walking, especially on hard, abrasive surfaces. Some develop sole bruising. When these symptoms are prevalent, it’s...
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when wet conditions are present bacteria and fungus can get trapped in the horse’s hoof wall white line disease can set in.

Solar Support Aids in Healing of White Line Disease

Depending on the severity of the hoof damage caused by white line disease, there are different ways to manage the condition....
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Managing Quarter Cracks in the Horse's Hoof

Managing Quarter Cracks in the Horse's Hoof

When hooves aren’t trimmed properly or horseshoes don’t fit correctly your horse may get a quarter crack caused by excessive force and stress on one area of the hoof wall. Find out what else causes quarter cracks and ho...
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Navicular vs Caudal Heel Syndrome

Navicular or Caudal Heel Syndrome: Detection and Treatment

When horses show lameness, but the prognosis isn’t obvious, it is often diagnosed as Navicular Disease. Navicular is a degenerative disease that affects the Navicular bone and surrounding tissue. More often than not, ho...
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Lakeland Animal Nutrition Fined for Contaminated Equine Feed

Lakeland Animal Nutrition Fined for Contaminated Equine Feed

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has fined Lakeland Animal Nutrition after the company produced adulterated equine feed that has killed eleven horses to date....
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Georgia Stable Owner: Tests Reveal Monensin in ADM Feed

Georgia Stable Owner: Tests Reveal Monensin in ADM Feed

A Georgia stable owner says the ADM grain she was feeding tested positive for monensin. Roslyn Johnson of Grantville is waiting for quantitative test results to learn how much monensin is allegedly in the feed....
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Horse with Eye Cancer gets help

HI-Yo Silver, Away

Silver must wear a mask, just like his owner, the man who calls himself the Lone Ranger. Diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the eye, the Tennessee Walking Horse has undergone surgery at Penn Vet’s New Bolton C...
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Investigation: Second Deadly Toxin Identified in Alltech Subsidiary's Equine Feed

Investigation: Second Deadly Toxin Identified in Alltech Subsidiary's Equine Feed

Lab results show a sample of equine feed manufactured by an Alltech subsidiary was contaminated with two toxins deadly to horses....
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