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The Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced on July 29, 2019 that a six-week-old quarter horse was euthanized in Clay County, Minnesota, on July 15, 2019. Post-mortem tests confirmed it was infected with the highly contagious disease Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM). The Minne…

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Editor’s note: Each summer, South Dakota Farmers Union feeds hundreds of rodeo athletes and their families during the South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals in Belle Fourche. Read on to learn more about one of the many families who will compete during the June 11-16 event.

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Buy hay the smart way! Many horse owners purchase hay by the bale. However, the more economical way to purchase and compare different hay types is to calculate the price per ton. The Hay Price Calculator app aids hay buyers in calculating price per ton and provides cost comparisons of small …

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Question: We are building a new horse facility and would like some guidance on dry lot size. The dry lot will be for our two horses who get along well. We know a dry lot is important, so we want to make sure we do it correctly the first time.

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Equine laminitis is a complex disease that manifests as pain and lameness in the feet, often with debilitating consequences. There is limited data that accounts for the multifactorial nature of laminitis. The goal of this study, conducted by a team of researchers from Great Britain and Austr…

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Sallis Ranch Large Animal Rescue has provided hope and given life to neglected horses and other large animals for more than eight years. The ranch started in Greenbrier, Ark. and now is based out of Rose Bud and Rabbit Ridge, Ark.

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