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  • Gastrotec Recall

    Information on the recall of the ulcer remedy marketed as Gastrotec. read more

  • Breaking News: Merial Purchases Legend and Marquis from Bayer

    Merial purchases the horse products Legend and Marquis from Bayer. The addition is a boost to an already strong equine portfolio of products. read more

  • National Day of the Horse - December 13

    Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center recognizes the 10th anniversary of the National Day of the Horse, December 13, designated “in recognition of the importance of horses to the security, economy, recreation,... read more

  • Mounting Blocks

    Mounting blocks are not an easy way for you to mount. They're an easier, safer way for your horse to experience you climbing into the saddle. read more

  • PAST Act Halted

    According to a press release from the Humane Association, legislation to stop “soring”– one of the most broadly supported bills in Congress with 60 Senate cosponsors and 308 House cosponsors – has... read more

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Timothy Hay Mites

Timothy is an excellent hay choice for horses, but you may have noticed increasing amounts of brown, curled leaf. Timothy producers, especially in the Mid-Atlantic region, are having problems with mite infestation. Yield may be reduced from 30% to 70% (driving hay prices up), and hay with this infestation is of poorer nutritional quality. The mite and/or its droppings may also be potential respiratory allergen.The culprit is the cereal rust mite, Abacarus hysterix. It originated in Europe and has been in this country for 50 years. However, for unclear reasons, this mite has

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Breaking News: Merial Purchases Legend and Marquis from Bayer

Horse Journal Staff

Merial purchases the horse products Legend and Marquis from Bayer. The addition is a boost to an already strong equine portfolio of products. read more

EPM Is Rare, But Tricky

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Equine protozoal myelitis, or EPM as it is commonly referred to, has frustrated and challenged horse owners, veterinarians and researchers for years. it's only been in the last 20 years or so that the agent causing this disease, the primary host and the life cycle have been identified. About 14 new cases of EPM per 10,000 horses show up each year. read more

GumBits For Grinding

Margaret Freeman

When people hear a horse grind its teeth, the immediate assumption is that the behavior is caused somehow by the rider. This generally isn't the case, at least not directly. read more

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