Disease Information Hub

Find important information regarding equine disease and the latest information to protect your horse. The AQHA Disease Information Hub, powered by Zoetis, is your source for the latest news and information regarding the health and well-being of your horse.

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February 21, 2021 | News and Publications , Feeding
As the weather changes, so too should your feeding program as your horse ups his activity.
February 19, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
There is valuable information on your horse's feed tag.
February 18, 2021 | News and Publications , Hoof care
The most important step of good hoof health is a balanced diet.
February 17, 2021 | News and Publications , Registering/transfer
Anticipating a foal – and its color – is half the fun.
February 17, 2021 | Showing , Grooming
Using a sleazy is a great show horses, but the mane tamer has to fit correctly.
February 13, 2021 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Your new newborn foal can learn a lot in the first 72 hours of his life. A leader in imprint training explains the fundamentals.
February 01, 2021 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
All horses competing at AQHA shows must be clear of medroxyprogesterone acetate on or before August 15, 2021.
January 29, 2021 | News and Publications , Equestrian Fitness
2021 is full steam ahead, and so are our daily lives. Set the New Year’s resolutions aside and learn how to relax and re-energize at home, in the saddle and at the barn.
January 26, 2021 | News and Publications , Ranching
Unvaccinated horses face a fatality rate of 75%.
January 25, 2021 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Give your foals a healthy start: indoor vs. outdoor foaling, foaling supplies checklist, mare and foal care and behavior after foaling, and taking temperatures.
February 01, 2021 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
All horses competing at AQHA shows must be clear of medroxyprogesterone acetate on or before August 15, 2021.
January 25, 2021 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Give your foals a healthy start: indoor vs. outdoor foaling, foaling supplies checklist, mare and foal care and behavior after foaling, and taking temperatures.
January 19, 2021 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Heed these 17 tips for preparing your horse for a long trail riding adventure.
January 19, 2021 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Test your knowledge of your horse's teeth. Learn how to determine a horse's age by looking at its teeth, plus access a glossary of equine dental terms.
January 17, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
The simple act of picking out your horse’s feet can detect and prevent a lot of problems.
January 13, 2021 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Learn the types of wounds, how to treat an open wound on a horse, when to call the vet and how to watch for signs of shock.
December 21, 2020 | About AQHA , Wellness
The equine foot is a mechanical marvel of joints, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, blood vessels and bone encased within a horny capsule that is vital to the horse.
December 11, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Is this warm bran mash beneficial to horse health? A veterinarian weighs the pros and cons.
December 03, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Equine colic covers a multitude of abdominal and intestinal problems in horses. Recognizing the early signs of colic can lead to quicker recovery.
November 01, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
Double-check your broodmares in early winter for the health and safety of mares and their foals.
February 21, 2021 | News and Publications , Feeding
As the weather changes, so too should your feeding program as your horse ups his activity.
February 19, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
There is valuable information on your horse's feed tag.
February 18, 2021 | News and Publications , Hoof care
The most important step of good hoof health is a balanced diet.
January 20, 2021 | News and Publications , Feeding
Plan a fitness routine to help a stallion transition from the show pen to the breeding barn.
December 11, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Is this warm bran mash beneficial to horse health? A veterinarian weighs the pros and cons.
October 22, 2020 | Trail Riding , Ranching
How to tell if a horse is too fat, too thin or just right.
October 21, 2020 | News and Publications , Registering/transfer
Weigh the costs and benefits of keeping a horse at home, boarding, leasing or taking lessons.
April 23, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
Solidify your foal’s nutritional foundation by creep feeding during his first year.
March 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Young horses require special care and nutrition.
March 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Feeding
As your horse ages, his dietary needs change. Here’s how to determine if it’s time to switch your older horse to senior feed.
February 18, 2021 | News and Publications , Hoof care
The most important step of good hoof health is a balanced diet.
February 17, 2021 | Showing , Grooming
Using a sleazy is a great show horses, but the mane tamer has to fit correctly.
January 29, 2021 | News and Publications , Equestrian Fitness
2021 is full steam ahead, and so are our daily lives. Set the New Year’s resolutions aside and learn how to relax and re-energize at home, in the saddle and at the barn.
January 17, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
The simple act of picking out your horse’s feet can detect and prevent a lot of problems.
January 14, 2021 | News and Publications , Grooming
Professionals and judges share their horse grooming tips and tricks.
December 21, 2020 | About AQHA , Wellness
The equine foot is a mechanical marvel of joints, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, blood vessels and bone encased within a horny capsule that is vital to the horse.
December 02, 2020 | News and Publications , Hoof care
White line disease is characterized by an invasion of bacteria and fungi that destroy hoof-wall tissue. Learn what it is and how to treat in horses.
October 22, 2020 | Trail Riding , Ranching
How to tell if a horse is too fat, too thin or just right.
October 21, 2020 | News and Publications , Registering/transfer
Weigh the costs and benefits of keeping a horse at home, boarding, leasing or taking lessons.
October 20, 2020 | News and Publications , Hoof care
Keep your horses and their hooves dry with these pasture and paddock drainage tips.
February 17, 2021 | News and Publications , Registering/transfer
Anticipating a foal – and its color – is half the fun.
February 13, 2021 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Your new newborn foal can learn a lot in the first 72 hours of his life. A leader in imprint training explains the fundamentals.
January 25, 2021 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Give your foals a healthy start: indoor vs. outdoor foaling, foaling supplies checklist, mare and foal care and behavior after foaling, and taking temperatures.
January 21, 2021 | About AQHA , Registering/transfer
What to know when you're thinking about having an embryo foal out of your mare.
January 19, 2021 | News and Publications , Conformation
Compare these two horses through the eyes of an AQHA Professional Horseman.
January 05, 2021 | AQHA Services , Stallion Care
AQHA releases upgraded and visually enhanced version of AQHA’s online stallion directory, QStallions.com.
December 15, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Learn how to handle eight troublesome behaviors and teach your breeding stallion manner with tips from Dr. Sue McDonnell.
December 13, 2020 | About AQHA , Breeding and foal care
Take care of – but don’t coddle – those early foals. Expert advice for foals born before spring.
November 23, 2020 | News and Publications , Genetic testing
We can breed healthier horses without sacrificing talent by mating mares and stallions that aren’t close kin. It’s an old-fashioned practice known as outcrossing.
November 17, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
The essentials for any horse breeding lease agreement – what both mare and stallion owners should look for in a breeding contract.
July 29, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
In this free e-book, get great first-aid tips to ensure your horse heals as fast as possible.
July 30, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
Being educated and prepared is the best way to help your horse when colic strikes.
June 29, 2020 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
This free downloadable e-book illustrates a Quarter Horse’s external features, muscles, organs, skeleton, feet and teeth.
June 29, 2020 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Learn the structure of a horse, plus conformation standards for an American Quarter Horse, all packed into this FREE downloadable chart.
July 27, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
How to be prepared for and deal with a horse affected by HYPP.
July 30, 2018 | News and Publications , Training
Training your foal to accept a halter doesn't have to be a struggle. Learn more in our free ebook.
July 27, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
Horse owners have many options when faced with an orphaned foal.
July 30, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
This FREE e-book answers the age-old question, “How old is too old to breed a horse for the first time?”
July 30, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
Osteochondritis Dissecans affects young, growing horses and causes joint pain. Learn more about these conditions in our free ebook.
July 27, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
The wooden rocking horseshoe is helping many horses survive laminitis.