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Texas university seeks to produce reliable data on CBD effects in equines

Researchers at Tarleton State University’s Equine Center are looking into whether using CBD to treat horses with arthritis or anxiety actually works.

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Colorado State U. breaks ground on Temple Grandin Equine Center

Colorado State University has broken ground on the Temple Grandin Equine Center, a facility named for its equally ground-breaking professor, Temple Grandin.

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Equine Guelph’s Mare & Foal Care Tool a valuable resource

When Equine Guelph launched its new Mare & Foal Care Tool, the “how to” videos received great feedback for preparing owners for the expected and unexpected.

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Equine Guelph’s Top Tips for Finding your Perfect Equine Partner

A retired racehorse may be a great choice for an experienced eventer, but is not the right fit for everyone. How do you find your perfect match?

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Beware of Toxic Blister Beetles in Your Horse’s Alfalfa Hay

Blister beetles contain a toxin that can make horses sick and even kill them, so it’s very important to inspect your hay for them before feeding it.

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Hamilton Mounted Police get refresher course in Large Animal Rescue

After taking a large animal rescue course with Equine Guelph, the Hamilton Mounted Police have been proactively enrolling their officers in retraining.

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EHV-1 Leads to Two Cases of Equine Abortion in Ontario

Two mares experienced abortions in their 10th month of pregnancy due to EHV-1 infection at a farm in Simcoe County, which is now under quarantine.

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$50,000 for Research of Equine-Assisted Therapy for Veterans

A study based out of the Atlantic Veterinary College will evaluate the efficacy of equine-assisted therapy for helping veterans with PTSD.

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Two Manitoba Mares Die from Neurological Form of Equine Herpesvirus

Two mares have died due to the neurological form of Equine Herpesvirus at a stable in Manitoba, according to the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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Case of Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in Alberta

A pony has been diagnosed with Equine Infectious Anemia in Thorhild County, in Alberta. Biosecurity measures have been put in place on the premises.