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Genetics: Circadian Rhythms and Racehorse Performance

New research on a horse's biorhythms and gene reaction....

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Equine Osteoarthritis

The realities of this crippling disease, and what the future may hold for sufferers...

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Outdoor vs Indoor Boarding

Horse owners and experts discuss the pros and cons of indoor vs outdoor boarding. ...

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Is the RICE Protocol Helpful for Horses?

How and when to use the Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation protocol....

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Avoiding Drug Contamination

There have been an increasing amount of cases of horses testing positive to micro-levels of methamphetamines lately. Why it's happening – and how you can avoid becoming a victim....

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A Long Road to Recovery: Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Learn how to increase your horse's odds of recovery following a strain, sprain or tear....

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Equine CSI: Solving the Mystery of Death Through Necropsies

Necropsies are performed post-mortem in order to answer questions about the cause and circumstances of death....

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How Can I Tell if My Horse is Lame?

Learn how to perform a lameness exam from head to toe, using these visual and hands-on inspection tips from Melissa McKee, DVM. ...

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Joint Medication of the Future

Researchers are working to improve joint medications....

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Rural Equine Vet Shortage

What can be done to ensure veterinary services to far-flung horse owners?...

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