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Hoofing it Through Winter

Hoofing it Through Winter

Prolonged wet situations may cause soft feet that are susceptible to more serious problems, including hoof wall separation, thrush and sole abscesses....
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Getting Your Horse Winter Ready

Getting Your Horse Winter Ready

Unless heated automatic watering sources are being properly used, outdoor water buckets often freeze. Eating dry hay without water and being returned to a barn with more dry hay and unpalatable ice cold water, is an unplann...
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World Class Animal Facility Planned at JFK Airport

World Class Animal Facility Planned at JFK Airport

The multifaceted project called ARK at JFK is approved by by the Board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and construction is scheduled to begin next year on the massive $32 million project....
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Kody Lostroh Buckin' Colorado Disaster

Kody Lostroh Buckin' Colorado Disaster

There were no adoring fans screaming or bright lights, just rushing flood waters and horses in need, when Kody Lostroh saddled up Saturday in Colorado. "I couldn't stand the thought of all of it going on while I was away...
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Adequan Ships

Adequan Ships, Remains Limited

Adequan® IM and IA are the only polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) approved by the FDA for the treatment of non-infectious degenerative and / or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness in horses....
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Adequan Expected to Hit Market in Late August

Adequan Expected to Hit Market in Late August

Adequan may hit the shelves much earlier than originally expected. Luitpold Animal Health announced a revised target date of late August for the re-release of the company's products to the market....
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8 Natural Disaster Tips for Horse Owners

8 Natural Disaster Tips for Horse Owners

The horse world is feeling the impact after mother nature continues pounding members of our community. It began last month when an Oklahoma twister wiped out more than 200 horses, horse stables, and thousands of homes....
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Northstar gets skin grafts

Veterinarian, Burn Surgeon Partner to Give Horse Second Chance

An American Paint Horse called Northstar is being given a second chance at life by a team of veterinarians and burn doctors after he was doused with chemicals and set on fire last year....
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First Responders Reflect on Oklahoma Tornado

First Responders Reflect on Oklahoma Tornado, Horses

On Monday, May 20, 2013, an EF-5 tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma killing more than 200 horses. Veterinarians and volunteers worked almost around the clock to capture and care for the surviving horses and livestock....
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34 Horses Survive Oklahoma Tornado at Orr Family Farm

34 Horses Survive Oklahoma Tornado at Orr Family Farm

Rain and hail batter the tornado ravaged area in Oklahoma Tuesday as victims try to pick up what remains of their lives. Despite the bad weather and devastation, the Orr Family Farm reports 34 horses survived the massive...
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Orr Family Farm Sustains Massive Losses in OK Tornado

Orr Family Farm Sustains Massive Losses in OK Tornado

The Orr Family Farm, located in Moore, was struck and ripped apart. Farm worker, Lando Hite says he didn't realize the monster storm was coming until moments before....
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Equine Interstate Event Permit Gives Horse Owners 6 Month Traveling Power

Equine Interstate Event Permit Gives Horse Owners 6 Month Traveling Power

There's good news for horse owners that spend a lot of time on the road with their horses. It's called the Equine Interstate Event Permit and it allows horses to travel to events in participating states for six months....
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Tips to Prevent Winter Colic

Tips to Prevent Winter Colic

As the temperatures drop, the number of colic calls received by veterinarians rises. While not all colic can be prevented, paying attention to your horse's management can go a long way to decrease the incidence, and any suf...
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Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate Against West Nile

Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate Against West Nile

The effects of the West Nile virus can be devastating to horses. Experts say one out of three horses that gets sick from WNV dies or must be euthanized. However, the virus doesn't have to be a death sentence....
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Horse Feed Recall

Horse Feed Recall

Western Feed is voluntarily recalling horse feed distributed in Nebraska and Wyoming. Two lots of Kountry Buffet 14% feed should not be fed according to the company because it may contain monensin sodium (Rumensin) which...
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Hurricane Prep for Horse Owners

As the east coast braces for Hurricane Irene, horse and stable owners should be in full gear preparing. The National Hurricane Center says a Hurricane Watch, which indicates a possible hurricane within the next 48 hou...
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Robbie Hunziker CJF Forges in Calgary for Blacksmithing Competition

Forging for a Win in Canada for World Champion Farrier Title

Olympics of Blacksmithing Six tons of coke (fuel made from coal) and 1,300 linear feet of steel bar stock, but only one farrier will be named the 2011 World Champion. The world's top farriers are competing this week...
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