“Cribbing is the most troublesome of these compulsive behaviors. It involves grasping a fixed object with the incisor teeth and aspirating air with an audible grunt,” explained Kathleen Crandell, Ph.D., a nutritionist for Kentucky Equine Research.
Posted on Apr 14, 2021
EHV can be found in horses in every country around the world. The virus can have varying consequences and not every horse may be symptomatic
Posted on Apr 6, 2021
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Posted on Mar 29, 2021
Our responsibility with horses is to keep them healthy and sound. Horses are incredible athletes, and we ask a lot of them. It’s important that they are cared for as the elite athletes they are. Non-equestrians do not equate an equine athlete to a...
Posted on Mar 23, 2021
Five weeks after EHV-1 took its first horse at Venturing Hills Equestrian Farm, another two had been lost despite remarkable efforts to reverse the highly aggressive and infectious virus' course
Posted on Mar 18, 2021
A recent outbreak of an aggressive strain of the neurological form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) has resulted in the immediate cancellation of international events in 10 countries on the European mainland through March 28, 2021.
Posted on Mar 2, 2021
Positive influences in the barn carry into the arena for Vermont dressage rider and stable owner. Dressage riders strive to feel and control every muscle in their horse's body while doing exercises to strengthen and supple their horse. So it's not...
Posted on Feb 19, 2021
Anyone who has experience with horses is aware of the very real threat of losing a horse to colic or other gastrointestinal disease. But looking back on the history of equine death causes, colic still holds the same percentage as it did 20 years ago, standing firm as the second highest cause of death behind natural causes.
Posted on Feb 9, 2021
Emerging from a year when COVID-19 made human respiratory health a perennial front page news item, horses may end up benefitting from their owners' increased understanding how harmful microscopic airborne particles can be.
Posted on Feb 2, 2021
Identifying the root of performance issues in equine athletes can be like connecting a puzzle of often-ambiguous signs, or a process of elimination through diagnostics.
Posted on Jan 13, 2021