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FEB 2019

The Horse:Your Guide To Equine Health Care provides monthly equine health care information to horse owners, breeders, veterinarians, barn/farm managers, trainer/riding instructors, and others involved in the hands-on care of the horse.

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CONTENTS VOL XXXVI NO. 2 ■ FEBRUARY 2019 ■ TheHorse.com 4 February 2019 The Horse | TheHorse.com THE HORSE: YOUR GUIDE TO EQUINE HEALTH CARE® Vol. XXXVI No. 2 (ISSN 1081-9711) is published monthly by The Horse Media Group LLC, 2365 Harrodsburg Rd #A200, Lexington KY 40504-3331. Periodicals postage paid at Lexington, KY, and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, 2365 Harrodsburg Rd #A200, Lexington KY 40504-3331. CIRCULATION QUERIES: Write us at the address given above. Annual subscription rates in U.S. Funds: United States, $24.00; Canada, $49.00 (includes GST and shipping); all others $65.00 (surface mail delivery) payable in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank. Unsolicited manuscripts and photographs will be carefully handled, but the Publisher makes no guarantee of a reply and will not be responsible for their safety or return. Do not submit original photographs. No part may be reproduced by any means without permission. ©2019 by The Horse Media Group LLC. THE HORSE: YOUR GUIDE TO EQUINE HEALTH CARE® is a registered mark of The Horse Media Group LLC. Printed in the United States. COVER PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM ABOVE: KEVIN THOMPSON/THE HORSE FEATURES 14 The Accident-Prone Horse How to keep your Bubble-Wrap-worthy partner as healthy and safe as possible. How to keep Him safe The AccidenT- prone horse An officiAl AAEP MEDiA PArtnEr c r o s s - t i e M a n n e r s n u t r i t i o n B r e a k t h r o u g h s S t e m c e l l S c i e n c e fEBruAry 2019 | theHorse.com COMING NEXT MONTH > How to Be Well-Prepared for Vet Visits > Holistic Horse Care > Budgeting for Barn Owners ON THE COVER DEPARTMENTS 5 WHAT'S ONLINE 6 VIEWPOINT 7 READER SERVICES & OUR CONTRIBUTORS 8 NEWSFRONT 10 LETTERS 12 FAILURE OF PASSIVE TRANSFER IN FOALS AAEP Forum > Make sure your newborn receives enough disease-fighting anti- bodies from his dam's first milk. 39 BULKING UP Nutrition > Does your horse need to gain weight, muscle, or both? 44 STEM CELL THERAPY FOR SPORT HORSES Sports Medicine > How, when, and why to try stem cell therapy for common athletic injuries. 47 TEACHING CROSS-TIE MANNERS Behavior > How to instill good grooming manners in a youngster or curb existing rude behavior in the cross-ties. 50 SHOPPER'S PADDOCK & ADVERTISING INDEX 20 A Closer Look at Comorbidities Horses suffering from multiple conditions simultaneously can be challenging to diagnose and treat. 24 Living in Limbo Tens of thousands of wild horses live in holding facilities—why, and how does it affect them? 30 Dietary Developments A look back at 30 years of equine nutrition research and advancements with coverage of Kentucky Equine Research's 2018 Conference. THE HORSE'S PARTNERS IN EQUINE HEALTH weva

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