5 Equine First Aid Items To Always Have on Hand

Horses are going to get cuts and scrapes and other injuries — it’s just the nature of who they are. While massive trauma requires a professional veterinarian, of course, the little nicks and types of soreness are the kinds of things that you can probably take care of on your own.

New Approach for Worm Control in Horses

Generally, most horse owners deworm their horses whether they need it or not, every eight to 10 weeks. This practice has led to the development of drug resistance in worm (nematode) populations. This article includes an informative graphic showing why that’s a bad idea—and it has to do with genetics.

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Shelley Turner, MS

Coming to the University of Kentucky (UK) Gluck Equine Research Center was a dream come true for Shelley Turner, MS. “Being a horse crazy individual, I have always wanted to come to UK to pursue further education,” Turner said. “To be able to do so at the prestigious Gluck Equine Research Center is the culmination…


Spring has arrived at Spruce Meadows and with it green grass, flowers and three new foals to be featured in their annual Canada-wide Name the Foal contest. This year two fillies and one colt will be left unnamed until September allowing Canadian fans from coast to coast to name the foals!