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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August 03, 2020 | About AQHA , Wellness
Guard your mare in late summer against heat, bugs and sparse pasture.
August 01, 2020 | News and Publications , Making your own tack
Whether you have a ripped hay bag or a damaged water bucket, duct tape can repair your problems in a pinch. Here's how to use duct tape in a horse barn.
July 17, 2020 | Showing , Breeding and foal care
Earnings and accolades shouldn’t eclipse conformation faults when making performance horse breeding decisions.
July 13, 2020 | News and Publications , Horsemanship
A study found the most common cause of discomfort in horses competing in rail, pattern and reining events. Here are the results.
July 09, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Can you identify these special differences in a horse color?
July 06, 2020 | News and Publications , Genetic testing
The rare horse color champagne creates a unique horse coat color appearance.
July 06, 2020 | News and Publications , Barn safety
Rules for correct behavior in the horse show warm-up arena.
June 15, 2020 | About AQHA , Genetic testing
AQHA offers a panel test for five genetic tests. Learn more about the five equine diseases it covers – HYPP, PSSM1, MH, GBED and HERDA.
June 14, 2020 | News and Publications , Horse Ownership
With these tips for proper preparation, you can help protect your horse from natural disasters.
June 11, 2020 | Showing , Conformation
When soundness counts, concentrate on conformation, correct shoeing and proven joint therapy.
August 03, 2020 | About AQHA , Wellness
Guard your mare in late summer against heat, bugs and sparse pasture.
July 13, 2020 | News and Publications , Horsemanship
A study found the most common cause of discomfort in horses competing in rail, pattern and reining events. Here are the results.
June 15, 2020 | About AQHA , Genetic testing
AQHA offers a panel test for five genetic tests. Learn more about the five equine diseases it covers – HYPP, PSSM1, MH, GBED and HERDA.
June 11, 2020 | Showing , Conformation
When soundness counts, concentrate on conformation, correct shoeing and proven joint therapy.
May 21, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
Biosecurity measures and vaccinations can help limit the risk of upper respiratory disease.
May 06, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
AQHA announces a new 3-year-old western pleasure stakes class sponsored by the makers of Zimeta at the 2020 AQHA World Championship Show in November at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City.
May 02, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
Stress, strain or injury can take a toll on any horse.
April 30, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
Equine influenza swept through the horse population in 1872, and the outbreak has some similarities to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
April 23, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
Solidify your foal’s nutritional foundation by creep feeding during his first year.
April 11, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
A glimpse at the relationship between racehorses and their vets.
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.
July 24, 2019 | News and Publications , Registering/transfer
Weigh the costs and benefits of keeping a horse at home, boarding, leasing or taking lessons.
June 19, 2019 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Learn to spot and prevent equine overheating, heat stroke and heat-stress symptoms.
May 09, 2019 | News and Publications , Feeding
Cargill has initiated a voluntary recall of select Southern States®.
April 15, 2019 | News and Publications , Ranching
Spear grass, Texas winter grass, needle grass – whatever you want to call it, this native grass poses a health risk to your horse.
March 18, 2019 | Showing , Feeding
As the weather changes, so too should your feeding program as your show horse ups his activity.
February 11, 2019 | , Breeding and foal care
AQHA Corporate Partner Nutrena answers frequently asked questions about broodmare nutrition and feeding for healthy foals.
August 23, 2018 | About AQHA , Wellness
Make sure your horse’s ulcer medication is formulated to work correctly.
September 19, 2019 | News and Publications , Transportation
Review the updated veterinarian inspection requirements for horses entering Ohio from states reporting vesicular stomatitis cases.
August 27, 2019 | News and Publications , Horsemanship
Sharon Ohler shares her journey with her husband and her homebred gelding And Hes Gold.
August 21, 2019 | News and Publications , Transportation
AQHA is proud to partner with CURT and LUVERNE as the Association’s official trailer hitch and truck accessories.
August 11, 2019 | News and Publications , Ranch Trail
Expert advice for teaching a horse to self-load in the trailer.
July 24, 2019 | News and Publications , Registering/transfer
Weigh the costs and benefits of keeping a horse at home, boarding, leasing or taking lessons.
July 05, 2019 | Showing , Get Started with Horses
Learn some easy, day-to-day horse grooming tips and bathing basics for horse-showing success.
June 18, 2019 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Cross these to-dos off your list before the next AQHA show.
June 18, 2019 | Showing , Get Started with Horses
How to help your show horse adapt from hot to cold, or cold to hot, climates.
May 15, 2019 | News and Publications , Ranching
Are you prepared to keep your horses safe? Use this checklist and advice to protect your herd and horse property.
May 13, 2019 | News and Publications , Grooming
Not enough hours in the day? These time-management pointers will help you find more time to spend with your horse.
August 03, 2020 | About AQHA , Wellness
Guard your mare in late summer against heat, bugs and sparse pasture.
July 17, 2020 | Showing , Breeding and foal care
Earnings and accolades shouldn’t eclipse conformation faults when making performance horse breeding decisions.
July 09, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Can you identify these special differences in a horse color?
July 06, 2020 | News and Publications , Genetic testing
The rare horse color champagne creates a unique horse coat color appearance.
June 15, 2020 | About AQHA , Genetic testing
AQHA offers a panel test for five genetic tests. Learn more about the five equine diseases it covers – HYPP, PSSM1, MH, GBED and HERDA.
June 11, 2020 | Showing , Conformation
When soundness counts, concentrate on conformation, correct shoeing and proven joint therapy.
June 01, 2020 | AQHA Services , Registering/transfer
The largest equine breed organization in the world has officially registered more than 6 million horses since 1940.
May 20, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Knowing what horses to cross takes special knowledge. Here we examine conformation, hybrid vigor and muscle fiber types.
May 18, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Nine exercises to teach a foal how to accept a halter, give to pressure, lift legs and, ultimately, lead.
May 18, 2020 | News and Publications , Genetic testing
How do horses get their color? These three simple steps will help you identify any horse color.
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
Being educated and prepared is the best way to help your horse when colic strikes.
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 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 27, 2018 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
The wooden rocking horseshoe is helping many horses survive laminitis.