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Articles by Horse Media Group - 18 results

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Health

Quack Cures from the Equine Veterinary Past

Some early veterinary treatments and procedures ranged from the bizarre to the horrific. Here are some of the quack cures inflicted on horses.

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Health

The Difference Between Head-Tossing and Head-Shaking in Horses

A recent study shows that head-tossing is not the same as head-shaking, which is related to hypersensitivity of the trigeminal nerve in the horse’s head.

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Online Exclusives

Meet Canada’s Top 10 U25 Jumpers & Dressage Riders

Horse Sport turns the spotlight on the top five show jumpers and dressage riders under the age of 25. These are the ones to watch!

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Using Technology to Predict the Future of Dewormer Resistance

Using a computer model, researchers have been able to predict the course of dewormer resistance in small strongyles over the next 40 years.

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Health

Study to Determine Prevalence of Tick Borne Disease in Ontario

Researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College are investigating Lyme Disease and Anaplasmosis, transmitted by ticks, and identifying geographic risk factors

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Health

Is There a Link Between Cribbing and Selenium in Horses?

Researchers still don’t understand exactly what causes cribbing in horses, but they now suspect selenium deficiency might be one reason.

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Miscellaneous

Our Very Favourite Horse-Themed Books and Movies

Give the gift of imagination this holiday season with help from our staff and contributors, who have shared their picks for best horse books and movies.

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Health

Calgary Vet Students Care for First Nations Horses

Students at the University of Calgary are getting the chance to practice their skills, while providing services to Tsuut’ina and Siksika Nations horses.