Biosecurity

Troy Heikes (USA) and Lil Gun Dunit were the leaders in the second individual reining qualifier .

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Keeping Your Equine Athlete at the Top of His Game

June 24, 2016

Our sources share nine ways to help your sport horse performing his best.... Read More

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2016 Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed

June 22, 2016

The summit will feature talks on racing surfaces, equine injuries, nutrition, biosecurity, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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Canada Introduces New Equine Biosecurity Standards

June 21, 2016

The document chronicles simple ways for owners and handlers to protect horses from disease.... Read More

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Male Horse Health Care: Don't Forget Sheath Cleaning

June 19, 2016

One veterinarian offers some tips on an often overlooked but extremely important task: sheath cleaning.... Read More

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Disease Trends Reinforce Importance of Good Biosecurity

June 07, 2016

Is your horse protected from infectious disease? Here are tips on how to keep him safe at home and on the road.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horses Living with Livestock

May 31, 2016

Of the 362 respondents, 137 (38%) said they own or keep other types of livestock in addition to horses.... Read More

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Summit to Cover Racehorse Nutrition, Biosecurity, and More

April 28, 2016

The Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will also feature talks on equine injuries, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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Monmouth Park Announces New Health Protocols For Shippers

April 15, 2016

The new measures come in response to a number equine herpesvirus-1 cases at nearby Parx Racing, in Pennsylvania.... Read More

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Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 07, 2016

TheHorse.com readers share their top spring farm and barn cleaning and maintenance tips.... Read More

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10th Equine Infectious Diseases Conference Scheduled

March 23, 2016

The 10th International Equine Infectious Diseases Conference will convene April 4-8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.... Read More

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How to Disinfect Your Farm

March 10, 2016

You know cleaning and disinfecting exposed surfaces helps prevent disease spread, but what's the best way to do it? ... Read More

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Spring Health Preparations

March 07, 2016

Check all these tasks off your list as you transition your horse into the spring riding season.... Read More

Star, a 32-year-old mare, survived equine herpesvirus earlier this month. She had the respiratory form of the disease.

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How I Navigated EHV-1 in My Boarding Barn

February 26, 2016

A barn owner describes dealing with equine herpesvirus on her farm and shares what she learned from the experience.... Read More

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Interspecies Threats: Is Your Horse at Risk?

February 22, 2016

Discover what diseases your horse can catch from other animals, big and small. ... Read More

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Hendra Virus: Protect Horses to Protect Humans

January 16, 2016

This virus is bad news. It's deadly for horses, deadly for humans, and can be passed from sick horse to human caregiver.... Read More

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Equine Influenza Hits Malaysia

September 17, 2015

Officials believe international horse transport is behind the country's first influenza outbreak in nearly 40 years.... Read More

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Healthful Horse Barns

September 12, 2015

Consider these horse health and safety-oriented design aspects when building or renovating your barn.... Read More

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Seven Things You Need to Know About Equine Influenza

August 19, 2015

Researchers have been hard at work studying this contagious respiratory disease.... Read More

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How to Set Up a Disease Isolation Unit on Your Farm

August 11, 2015

An effective isolation area can help contain an infectious disease outbreak. Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

Aerial shots of the Olympic equestrian center at Deodoro taken at the beginning of July, prior to completion of the venue in time for the test event—the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials—which get underway on Aug. 6.

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Glanders Detected at 2016 Olympic Equestrian Facilities

August 04, 2015

A horse at the site tested positive in April, but officials say the diagnosis isn't necessarily cause for concern.... Read More

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Thwarting Thrush

June 16, 2015

Thrush can cause serious and sometimes permanent lameness if not treated promptly and properly.... Read More

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Practical Management of Strangles Outbreaks in Horses

May 31, 2015

Strangles outbreaks can be devastating, but the damage can be minimized or prevented through practical control plans.... Read More

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Kentucky Urges Owners, Event Organizers to Be Aware of EHV-1

May 24, 2015

Officials urged horsemen and organizers to take precautions due to the EHV-1 cases diagnosed across the country.... Read More

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Australian Vets Welcome Biosecurity Bills Passed in Senate

May 23, 2015

The bills are designed to strengthen disease control measures to better manage disease risk in Australia.... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.

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The Aftermath of Vesicular Stomatitis

April 14, 2015

The large-scale VS outbreak in 2014 caused extended quarantines and transportation headaches for horse owners.... Read More