Horse News

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Horse Business

New Thoroughbred Makeover Award for Top-Placed New York-Bred Horse

by EquiMed Staff

June 22, 2018 11:44

The Retired Racehorse Project has announced a new award to be offered at the 2018 Thoroughbred-Makeover, taking place Oct. 4-7 …

AAEP Foundation Announces 2018 Recipients of $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch …

by EquiMed Staff

June 20, 2018 11:22

Three distinguished veterinary students aspiring toward careers in equine medicine are selected to receive a $75,000 scholarship …

Business

Common Issues of the Aging Horse

EquiMed Staff

Common Issues of the Aging Horse

by EquiMed Staff

June 15, 2018 15:30

For horses, ageing has its challenges in key areas, but correct choice of supplements can help horses maintain and function more youthfully …

General Horse News

$2500 REWARD Offered for Mr. Johnny Dial - Missing Horse

by EquiMed Staff

June 22, 2018 11:00

The missing horse, Mr. Johnny, is a 23 year old bay and white Paint Tobiano gelding …

Wood-Chewing in Horses: Examine the Diet for Cause

by EquiMed Staff

June 20, 2018 12:02

Is monotony the reason for wood-chewing in horses? Or has blame been misplaced …

Study Shows How Effects of Horseback Riding Improves Learning in …

by EquiMed Staff

June 19, 2018 16:10

Research shows the effects of vibrations produced by horses during riding lead to activation of the sympathetic nervous system, improving learning in children …

Horse Health News

New Guidelines on Preventing and Treating 'Equine Strep Throat …

by EquiMed Staff

June 18, 2018 15:00

Strangles, the 'strep throat' of horses is caused by a Streptococcus bacterium and is highly contagious …

Can Airborne Viruses Survive in Water and Infect Horses …

by EquiMed Staff

June 18, 2018 14:14

Research shows that horses can be infected by equine herpes viruses in water long after the animals shedding the virus are gone …

Health

Choose Hemp Instead of Soy for Your Horse …

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Choose Hemp Instead of Soy for Your Horse …

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

June 13, 2018 12:51

Hemp seeds are high in the quality protein and fatty acids your horse needs to maintain and repair healthy tissues …

Horse People News

Back Country Horsemen of America Celebrates National Trails Day

by EquiMed Staff

June 19, 2018 15:48

BCHA is a non-profit corporation bringing about positive changes regarding the use of horses and stock in wilderness and public lands …

Monty Roberts Posts Demonstrations with Horses at Spanish Riding …

by EquiMed Staff

June 1, 2018 11:31

Austria's iconic Spanish Riding School invited Monty Roberts to demonstrate Join-Up last year in July and now Monty is making the demonstrations available on …

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham Named Humane Horseman of the Year by the …

by EquiMed Staff

May 18, 2018 12:15

Senator Graham is recognized for his ongoing leadership to protect horses and burros from cruelty …

Horse Political News

House Approves $5 Million for Equine-Assisted Therapy to Aid Veterans

by EquiMed Staff

June 14, 2018 11:56

Funding will expand the use of equine-assisted therapy in conjunction with mental health care treatment and services to veterans …

House Interior Subcommittee Passes 2019 Interior Spending Bill …

by EquiMed Staff

June 1, 2018 11:35

The congressional bill maintains prohibitions on the BLM's destruction of healthy horses and burros and their sale for slaughter …

BLM Plan to Round Up of 6,000 Wild Horses from Public Lands Assailed

by EquiMed Staff

May 31, 2018 15:55

According to AWHC , BLM's push to reduce wild horse populations to the "appropriate management level" will leave these wild horse populations at extinction …

Horse Product News

Supplementing Your Horse with Thiamine

by EquiMed Staff

June 21, 2018 15:46

Horses at maintenance or in light work may not need any supplemental thiamine, but horses in heavier work schedules or under stress could benefit from …

Horizon Structures Presents Series: It's Hay Season for Horses ~ Are …

by EquiMed Staff

June 21, 2018 15:16

It is smart to know a few basics of haymaking and hay storage, so that you are confident you are not playing with fire when providing hay for your horses …

Innovative Fly Products to Provide a Comfortable Summer 2018 for Your …

by EquiMed Staff

June 15, 2018 12:34

Flies cause horses great discomfort during summer time, and Horseware is dedicated to keeping horses cool, protected from UV rays and free from flies …

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