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Before You Volunteer at a Disaster Site

Some disaster areas, such as Moore, Oklahoma, after the 2013 tornado, can look like war zones. Photo: Maj. Geoff Legler/Wikimedia Commons If you...

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The Future of Land Resources

Funds for land acquisition and trail development are drying up. Photo: Thinkstock.com Each horse needs about two acres of land to meet its basic...

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The Trouble With “Evidence”

There are countless hoof products and practices—both verifiable and unverifiable—out there that the author says have become more popular due to...

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Words from a First- and Last-Time Breeder

That neat idea I had eight years and thousands of dollars ago is only now paying off with what I originally set out to produce: My next show hunter....

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Making a Disease Alert System a Reality

The EDCC will provide accurate information and real-time alerts when disease outbreaks occur. Photo: Kevin Thompson/TheHorse.com In 2010 the...

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A New Breed of Funding

Dr. Martin Nielsen helped launch the first crowdfunding project for equine research. Photo: Steve Patton, Courtesy Dr. Martin Nielsen Until about a...

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DON’T VACCINATE YOUR HORSE!!!!!! Or maybe I should????

DON’T VACCINATE YOUR HORSE!!!!!! Or maybe I should????

There is a changing paradigm of vaccination in veterinary medicine. What impact has this change had over last decade on the way we approach this...

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When in Doubt, Turn Out

The young horses at this Lusitano farm in Brazil are well-conditioned for their future athletic careers, thanks to full-time turnout on varied...

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The Importance of USDA-Accredited Vets

In 1921 the USDA established the veterinary accreditation program so private practitioners could assist federal veterinarians in controlling animal...

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Warning: You Might Need to Post Signs at Your Horse Facility

Many states, including Oregon, require that horse facilities have posted signs outlining the state's equine activity statute. Photo: Michelle...

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