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Gulfstream Park Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

Best practices cited included reporting of injuries and fatalities, post-race inspections, maintenance of an official veterinarians' list of horses unfit to compete, and more.
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Wanted Alabama Man Escapes on Horseback

An Alabama man wanted on a pair of criminal warrants escaped arrest by fleeing on horseback.
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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 22-23

The board will discuss issues relating to the management and protection of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands.
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Researchers Review Gastrocnemius Muscle Rupture in Foals

A rupture to this hind leg muscle can be fatal. Here's what to watch for in young foals.
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L. intracellularis Infection, Risk Evaluated

Study findings included that colts were at a higher risk than fillies for developing disease, and foals weaned after August were at lower risk for developing EPE than those weaned earlier.
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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Begins in Kentucky

Consumption of large numbers of caterpillars by pregnant mares can result in fetal loss, late-term foal loss, or weak foals.
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Martin, Equine Sports Medicine Pioneer, Dies at Age 68

Benson (Ben) Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD, died March 18 at the age of 68 following a long illness.
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How to Manage the Club Foot: Birth to Maturity

If recognized early and given proper intervention, especially in young horses, a club foot can often be corrected.
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Emerging Equine Diseases: What You Should Know

Learn about emergent diseases and what steps we can take to help stop illnesses' spread into unaffected countries.
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Managing Breeding Stallions

Dr. Nancy Diehl offers advice on keeping stallions happy and safe during routine handling and breeding.
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Spring Cleaning Tips: Getting Ready for Growing Season

Now is the time to get things done around your horse property so you will be ready for the upcoming growing season.
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Horse Identification Needs Discussed at British Forum

The need for a robust, workable equine identification system was discussed at the 2015 British National Equine Forum.
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Miserable Mud

Mud can prove problematic for any horse--especially older ones that don't get around quite as easily as they used to.
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Horse PAC Releases 2014 Annual Report

In 2014 Horse PAC raised $293,405 and disbursed $227,000 to federal political candidates and leadership PACs.
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New Technology for Wound Repair Follow-Up in Horses

Researchers tested two technologies that could help them monitor wound size and the healing process more easily.
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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Igor Canisso

Canisso's primary research project focused on equine placentitis, which is a major cause of late-term pregnancy loss in broodmares.
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Stray Mexican Donkey Tests Positive for Glanders

The stray donkey tested positive after being apprehended and quarantined at a USDA holding pen in Texas.
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Using Electric Fence to Improve Pastures

Electric fencing can be a valuable tool for improving your pasture management. Here's what to consider.
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Bennett Named to UK Positions

Rick Bennett, PhD, has been named the new director of the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station and associate dean for research at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
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Study: Common Equine Parasite Misidentified in Textbooks

The large equine roundworm Parascaris equorum, commonly referred to as the ascarid, which is known for infecting foals, is actually a different species--Parascaris univalens.
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Poll Recap: Starting Horses Under Saddle

Of the 700 respondents, 522 (75%) said yes, they have started a horse under saddle themselves.
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Infectious Arthritis Incidence Following Joint Injections

Researchers determined that the overall incidence of infection was 9.2 per 10,000 injections.
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The ABCs of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Horses

Equine researchers have been studying, using, and learning more about everything from MSCs to PRP and ACS to BMPs. Here are the basics you should know.
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Embryo Transfer: From One Mare to Another

The developing technology behind equine embryo transfers means exciting assisted reproduction options are on the horizon.
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