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Vaccination, good management helps offer protection during peak mosquito season.
Peak mosquito activity in the United States occurs July through October, which places horses at the highest risk of contracting West Nile virus (WNV). Much of the United States has experienced...
Kids often can't separate their excitement from safe behavior
What kid isn't excited when they get a new horse? Unfortunately, children often can't separate their excitement from safe behavior. Without proper safety education, there's the potential...
Vaccinations, deworming, and a check of the horse's overall condition is important as we go into the warmer months
As the weather warms up you’re probably planning how you’re going to condition and use your horses. We’re also not too far away from mosquito season and the diseases they can...
Keep your horses safe and infection-free with these tips on hoof care
Keep your horses sure-footed with a regular pedicure. A hoof pick is probably the most important tool in a horse grooming kit. The hooves need to be picked out after every ride or walk to prevent...
The 2015 survey of horse owners is first in a decade. USDA will visit randomly selected equine operations in 28 states and conduct personal interviews.
The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will launch Equine 2015 in May. This is the third national study of the U.S. equine industry by...
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See how folks live the country life on the Emerald Isle!
Check out these picturesque spring scenes from the country.
Be ready a week or two before the due date
Witnessing the birth of a foal is a beautiful thing. Usually the mare can handle it herself, but it's always wise to make preparations a week or two in advance to make sure she delivers safely...
Just in time for Valentine’s Day! From dogs to chickens, check out these adorable animal duos.