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Horses and Ducks

The image of the horse that the industry has created, advanced, and is now dependent upon, is of friend, athlete, teacher. Not dinner....

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Disaster Preparation Reflections

The time available to evacuate horses in an emergency is limited. Having a plan ready may make the difference between survival and disaster. ...

Growing Researchers

Equine researchers rely on foundations' financial support to search for new knowledge....

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Hoof Care--Addressing the Individual

We have greatly altered the lifestyle of our domesticated horses. These changes have had some negative impacts on the horse, one example of which is the health and quality of the hoof....

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New Frontiers

Regenerative medicine by definition is the path to help the body heal itself. Stems cells, for instance, have the capacity to become virtually any type of cell, and platelets appear to play an important role in healing....

What is in it for EHV-1?

Horse owners in the western United States are coming to grips with an equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) outbreak, and the entire industry seems to be involved in the equine herpesvirus-1(EHV-1) discussion....

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Across the Fence is a regular guest opinion column in our monthly magazine, The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care. Come on up to the fence and join the discussion on topics of importance to the horse industry!