While it is typical to wean foals at 4-6 months, research indicates that there are steps breeders can take to make the process more natural.
Horses don't normally suffer from coronary artery disease, so "heart attacks" rarely occur, although heart disease can cause sudden death.
Horses consume mainly carbohydrates, but not all carbohydrates are equal. Knowing forage composition can help meet individual dietary needs.
During the University of Kentucky Equine Research Showcase, Mick Peterson, PhD spoke about the Maintenance Quality System (MQS).
At the UK Equine Research Showcase, Dr. Martin Nielsen discussed parasitology relating to young horses and which anthelmintics work best.
This University of Kentucky Equine Research Showcase recap covers nutrition and pasture topics for weanling to yearling horses.
At the University of Kentucky's Equine Research Showcase, David Horohov, PhD, gave a talk on types of vaccines and the responses to each.
A study of Thoroughbred youngsters at the University of Kentucky identified the primary causes of mortality, from disease to injuries.
A promising new pilot study could simplify the stem cell treatment process for ligament and tendon injuries in horses.
A guide to the key nutrients needed for adequate nutrition and bone/joint health in growing horses, especially those destined for the track.
The discussion over the excessive use of whips ‒ or their use at all ‒ in the sport of horse racing has long been a contentious issue.
His ground-breaking surgery to correct dorsal displacement of the soft palate earned the moniker 'The Llewellyn Procedure'.
University of Kentucky researchers are working to make horseracing safer through track surface consistency measurements.
UK study links mRNA biomarkers and fatal injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses, a positive step forward in the development of a pre-race screening tool.
Research suggests that adapting training might help horses' cannon bones better endure the extreme conditions of racing and prevent life-ending injuries.