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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September 22, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
A well-rounded marketing plan reaches mare owners on a multitude of platforms. Here are some promotional tactics for stallion owners and managers.
September 19, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Bandaging a horse’s leg wound, wrapping for exercise or support during travel poses a few dangers if done improperly. Here’s how to keep your horse safe.
September 16, 2020 | Racing , Healthcare and medication
Improve horse health with these tips on using liniments.
September 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Hoof care
Thrush is a bacterial and fungal infection of the frog. Learn how to spot it, treat it and prevent thrush from becoming a chronic issue for your horse.
September 15, 2020 | About AQHA , Breeding and foal care
Know the basics of horse color genetics so you can easily determine your newborn foal’s color.
September 14, 2020 | News and Publications , Livestock shows and fairs
The American Quarter Horse Association has implemented guidelines and procedures to protect the health and safety of exhibitors, attendees and staff during the 2020 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show.
September 14, 2020 | About AQHA , Buying
Balancing old foundation Quarter Horse bloodlines with the more modern style of American Quarter Horse. How two breeders incorporate vintage breeding.
August 31, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
Marketing your Quarter Horse stallion can be hard. Learn about the benefits of AQHAs premier Quarter Horse directory and breeder resource, QStallions.com.
August 27, 2020 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
Texas governor temporarily suspends portions of the Texas Animal Health Commission’s negative equine infectious anemia rules.
August 25, 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.
September 19, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Bandaging a horse’s leg wound, wrapping for exercise or support during travel poses a few dangers if done improperly. Here’s how to keep your horse safe.
September 16, 2020 | Racing , Healthcare and medication
Improve horse health with these tips on using liniments.
September 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Hoof care
Thrush is a bacterial and fungal infection of the frog. Learn how to spot it, treat it and prevent thrush from becoming a chronic issue for your horse.
August 14, 2020 | News and Publications , Healthcare and medication
Protecting a horse's respiratory system is vital. Learn the anatomy behind how a horse breathes, causes for equine respiratory disease and how horse lung health is evaluated.
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.
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 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Hoof care
Thrush is a bacterial and fungal infection of the frog. Learn how to spot it, treat it and prevent thrush from becoming a chronic issue for your horse.
August 25, 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.
August 09, 2020 | News and Publications , Hoof care
The debate over whether horses should go barefoot or be shod has been going on for decades.
August 03, 2020 | About AQHA , Wellness
Guard your mare in late summer against heat, bugs and sparse pasture.
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.
September 22, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
A well-rounded marketing plan reaches mare owners on a multitude of platforms. Here are some promotional tactics for stallion owners and managers.
September 15, 2020 | About AQHA , Breeding and foal care
Know the basics of horse color genetics so you can easily determine your newborn foal’s color.
September 14, 2020 | About AQHA , Buying
Balancing old foundation Quarter Horse bloodlines with the more modern style of American Quarter Horse. How two breeders incorporate vintage breeding.
August 31, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
Marketing your Quarter Horse stallion can be hard. Learn about the benefits of AQHAs premier Quarter Horse directory and breeder resource, QStallions.com.
August 24, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
"Should I geld my colt?" Many people ask this question. Read this to help you determine if you should keep your colt a stallion or to geld your colt.
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 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.