Practicing good hygiene and reducing environmental risk factors can help keep a horse from getting rain rot.
The New York Racing Association (NYRA) has a new anti-slaughter policy, which states that any horse owner or trainer stabled at a NYRA track found to have directly or indirectly sold a horse for slaughter will have his or her stalls permanently revoked, according to NYRA.com.
According to the California Horse Racing Board?s (CHRB) annual report, there were 10 fewer racing fatalities during the 2008 racing season than the previous year.
Acting on a complaint, Chicago Animal Care and Control investigators removed six horses belonging to J.C. Cutters Horse Drawn Carriages, according to an article in the Chicago
This week the Mississippi State Department of Health reported three new cases of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne virus, bringing the state’s total
As the human population turns more to nontraditional modalities such as acupuncture and chiropractic, it’s only natural for the trend to carry over into equine medicine. Ed Boldt, DVM, owner of Performance Horse Complementary Medicine Services i
Horses suffer from few endocrine disorders compared to humans and companion animals; however, they’re not totally off the hook, explained Emily Graves, VMD, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, of Michigan State University, to horse owners in attendance at the
Researchers found that clinical signs of influenza and virus shedding were significantly reduced in horses vaccinated with a recombinant canarypox-vectored influenza vaccine and experimentally exposed to influenza compared to unvaccinated horses
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