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  1. Weanling Stifle Abnormalities Can Improve by Yearling YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The Horse

    When buyers plan to spend tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars on a Thoroughbred racing prospect at an auction, they want to get the best horse for their money. So they'll have a veterinarian inspect the horse and review his radiographs on file at the repository.


  2. Nocardioform Placentitis from an Epidemiological ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | The Horse

    The nocardioform placentitis outbreak in Kentucky's 2011 foal crop was concerning to the equine industry. While not on as large a scale as seen in 2011, more cases of the disease are being confirmed in the 2017 foal crop in Kentucky than in the last several years .


  3. Leading Causes of Death in Aged Horses in Kentucky ExaminedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Horse

    Owners can take certain steps to improve their horses' digestive health. For instance, a consistent diet with sufficient roughage promotes a healthy digestive system for horses of all ages.


  4. Do Radiographs Change as Weanlings Grow to Yearlings?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Horse

    Overall, Atwood said, the study showed that the majority of abnormalities improve by yearling sales. Still, each individual buyer must assess the risk they're willing to take with regard to abnormalities.


  5. Using Endocrine Therapy to Manage Subfertile MaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Horse

    The endocrine system - that is, the group of glands that produces hormones - influences every aspect of body function and is particularly important in reproduction. So, a broodmare that is having trouble conceiving could benefit from endocrine, or hormone, therapy.


  6. Reining In Equine Infectious Respiratory DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Horse

    Disease spreads invisibly, often thanks to horses shedding disease but not showing signs. In equine disease outbreaks a veterinarian often wears the hats of sleuth, adviser, and sometimes unpopular gatekeeper/rule enforcer.


  7. Managing and Caring for the EMS HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Horse

    Equine metabolic syndrome can cause obesity, insulin resistance, and laminitis. Find out how to care for your EMS horse during our live event.


  8. Security Protocols for Horses in 2017 Blue Grass StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Horse

    Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Kentucky, will continue its enhanced security measures for horses entered in the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, a prep races for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, scheduled for Saturday, April 8. Toyota Blue Grass Stakes contenders must be on the Keeneland grounds no later than noon EDT on Thursday, April 6, 54 hours in advance of the race. Keeneland will provide 24-hour security for each entrant beginning at noon on April 6 and continuing through post-time at 6:17 p.m. on April 8. "Keeneland conducts its racing operations with the highest levels of integrity and transparency," said Keeneland Vice President of Racing and Sales Bob Elliston.


  9. Can Horses Carry EHV Without Clinical Signs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Horse

    Dr. Stephen Reed responds to whether or not horses can have EHV and spread the disease but not get sick themselves. Dr. Stephen Reed responds to whether or not horses can have EHV and spread the disease but not get sick themselves.


  10. Loux Receives Storm Cat Career Development AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Horse

    Shavahn Loux, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, recently received the Storm Cat Career Development Award, granted by the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation . Loux's research focuses on mares' microRNA population throughout normal gestation, as well as during experimentally induced placentitis episodes.


  11. Trouble's Afoot: Signs Your Horse Has a Hoof Problem BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Horse

    Your veterinarian can use hoof testers , wedge tests, nerve blocks, and imaging to determine why your horse is shifting his weight frequently. Part of the enjoyment of owning horses is the sensory experience of being at the barn: the sight of content, well-cared-for horses; the low, throaty nickers welcoming your visit; the sounds of happy munching; the sweet, fragrant aroma of hay.


  12. Equine Charities Unite to Put Welfare Policy Into PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | The Horse

    The coalition aims to advise, motivate, and support the implementation of the first-ever global welfare standards for working horses, donkeys, and mules. Leading international equine welfare charities Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA , and World Horse Welfare have announced their first formal coalition.


  13. Spring Calories Count for HorsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Horse

    Rapidly growing spring and summer pasture grasses are high in calories and sugar, which can contribute to weight gain in horses. Your horse came out of winter in good body condition; how can you keep that trend going as the grass greens? Ever had a horse that stays in good flesh or becomes just slightly lean during a harsh winter, but then promptly expands as soon as warm weather hits? Seemingly overnight, just as the pastures turn green, this horse appears as if it could foal at any moment.


  14. Evaluating Neonatal Foals and Post-Partum Mares at Foal-HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Horse

    Catching a problem early, minimizing mare and foal stress, and keeping the mare in best reproductive health is the best way to protect the owner's investment. Newborn foals have big jobs.


  15. Managing Equine Caudal Hoof ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Horse

    Quarter cracks , heel cracks, bar cracks, collapsed heels, and underrun heels are all problems that can occur in the caudal area of the horse's hoof. While many farriers might focus on the front half of the horse's foot - specifically the toe - the caudal aspects also requires careful attention.


  16. Dealing with Hoof Capsule Distortion and DysfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Horse

    When horses are born, their hooves are almost perfectly symmetrical. A foal's hoof is covered with a soft deciduous material and a soft sole to protect the mare's birthing canal.


  17. Equine Herpesvirus UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Horse

    Stephen M. Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, earned his veterinary degree at The Ohio State University before completing a residency at Michigan State University.


  18. National Conference on Equine Law to be Held May 3-4Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2017 | The Horse

    Presented by the University of Kentucky College of Law, the 32nd annual National Conference on Equine Law will be held May 3-4 at the Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky. According to the event's promotional materials, the conference aims to convey an understanding of current legal issues affecting breeding, buying, selling, ownership interests, racing and other business operations of the horse industry.


  19. UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Caroline LoosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | The Horse

    Name: Caroline Loos From: Schilde, Belgium Degree and institute where received: Vives University, Belgium, BS, Animal Science; Post-graduate certificate in animal rehabilitation in sports coaching After completing an internship at KESMARC and two-and-a-half years as a veterinary technician at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, Caroline Loos began looking for equine graduate programs. "Having some of the top professors in the field of equine nutrition right here in Lexington, I was ecstatic to hear that Dr. Kristine Urschel had accepted me into her program," Loos said.


  20. Tweets from Rood & Riddle's Client Education SeminarRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Horse

    Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital held it's 32nd annual client education seminar in Lexington, Kentucky, on Feb. 22. The seminar was presented in a question and answer format, with question submitted from clients and veterinarians prior to the event. Questions on a variety of subjects, ranging from infectious diseases and foal conformation abnormalities to cardiovascular problems and biosecurity, were addressed by Rood & Riddle veterinarians.


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