Fran Jurga keeps you up-to-date in this blog on news about horse health, care, equine science and research that affects horses.
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A shoe with an unusual, customized heel plate not only carried helped keep American Pharoah racing all the way through a Triple Crown victory.
If you’re like most riders, you’d love to go swimming with your horse, but do your homework ahead of time to make sure you’ll both be safe.
Advocates Challenge US Army in Legal Standoff
Japanese study offers evidence of how horses use visual and tactile signals to get humans' attention and action
New ruling covers harness racing, but not flat racing
DNA testing shows how the palette of preferred horses changed over time
Saddle sensors now tell tracking lights where each horse is in the arena space.
This equine rescue started small and intends to stay that way
Two new studies report statistics of transport-related equine injuries
Olympic Medalist Will Leave British Training Base
Where are you likely to find bees around your barn this fall?
Why is the autumn the most active time for bees? How can you keep your horse (and yourself) safe from stings?
What is the role of screening MRI and young racehorse lower limb injury history in preventing catastrophic racing injuries?
How much do exhibitors understand about equine welfare? How much do they care? Researcher Melissa Voigt documented the difference between how riders and researchers evaluate equine welfare situations at shows
Would other breeds that show with weighted shoes and pads be affected by the new law?
New book "American Endurance" looks back at the controversial roots of endurance racing in the United States
Equine Veterinary Journal shares web-based peer-reviewed article collection
California-positive horse traced to Wyoming; more infected horses found
Eye Products May Be Insterile, Check Lot Numbers
British vet school finds that more than 90% of horse owners did not feel confident about spotting early signs of colic.
Debate Over Water Troughs' Role in the Spread of Disease Compromised Equine Welfare
Veterinary Teaching Hospital remains open
17 racing Quarter horses test positive for disease
The vet staff is prepared for anything and hopes they won't be needed
Postive-testing horses quickly isolated as daily testing continues
When was the last time you washed your hands?
Stable accident prompts decision to allow horse to rest
Main Arena Set for Eventing Dressage Phase
Say "Ola!" to the Australian and New Zealand Eventing Teams
Researchers use auto-industry engineering technology to simulate horse kicks and rider falls.
Wall to wall and coast to coast, horses are the stars in these art shows--and they're air-conditioned!