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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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.
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 27, 2020 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Learn how to exercise healthily and care for your horse when summer temperatures soar.
May 21, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
Biosecurity measures and vaccinations can help limit the risk of upper respiratory disease.
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.
March 20, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
Tips for protecting horse facilities and riders during this infectious disease pandemic.
March 20, 2020 | 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.
March 18, 2020 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
How do you know if your horse needs arthroscopic surgery?
March 03, 2020 | AQHA Services , Healthcare and medication
The new 2020 AQHA Guidelines and Rules for Drugs and Medications is now available online.
February 04, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Identify important behavioral signs with the Zoetis Equine Dental Wellness Survey.
January 28, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
The AQHA Executive Committee approves the use of Zimeta (dipyrone injection) as a conditionally permitted therapeutic medication.
January 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Stallion Care
The Mississippi breeder and veterinarian has worked on horses from the ground up.
January 13, 2020 | News and Publications , Breeding and foal care
Give your foals a healthy start to make your horse-breeding experience a success.
December 11, 2019 | News and Publications , Stallion Breeding Reports
As breeding season approaches, there are a number of things for mare and stallion owners to keep in mind.
October 08, 2019 | AQHA Services , Healthcare and medication
The use of cannabinoids, synthetic cannabinoids and other cannabimimetics will be subject to administrative penalties per AQHA Rule VIO401.1, beginning January 1, 2020.
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.
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 11, 2020 | Showing , Conformation
When soundness counts, concentrate on conformation, correct shoeing and proven joint therapy.
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 14, 2020 | Showing , Grooming
So you decided to enter a performance halter class – here are 10 tips to get you in the top placings.
April 11, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
A glimpse at the relationship between racehorses and their vets.
March 22, 2020 | News and Publications , The American Quarter Horse Journal
Use these tips to save time and money at your next horse show.
March 20, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
Tips for protecting horse facilities and riders during this infectious disease pandemic.
March 20, 2020 | 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.
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.
April 23, 2020 | News and Publications , Wellness
Solidify your foal’s nutritional foundation by creep feeding during his first year.
April 13, 2020 | AQHA Services , The American Quarter Horse Journal
Students shelter in place at a farm to help out a longtime breeder with a broken wrist.
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.