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University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment

Articles by: University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment

Botulism in Horses

The 3 equine forms of this neuromuscular disease are found in many areas of North America.

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Understanding Equine Amyloidosis

University of Kentucky researchers reviewed 11 cases of this rare disease submitted to their lab from 2010 to 2021.

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Avoiding Dehydration in Sport Horses During Summer

Exhaustion in Horses

Learn about exhausted horse syndrome, its clinical signs and causes, and how to prevent and treat it.

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Winter Can Mean Poor Footing for Horses

Mud in horse turnouts can create topsoil erosion, increase soil compaction, and cause slip-and-fall injuries to horses. Here are options to reduce mud on your horse property.

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Equine Safety and Yellow Buttercups

Buttercups can cause mouth pain and blisters, drooling, oral and gastric ulcers, colic, and diarrhea in horses that eat them.

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