Biosecurity

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 Myeloencephalopathy: On the Rise?

November 28, 2012

One veterinarian discussed disease characteristics and why it might be on the rise at a recent conference.... Read More

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Equine Infection Control Management

November 27, 2012

Veterinarians are uniquely equipped to tailor infectious disease prevention programs, one researcher says.... Read More

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Participation Sought in Breeding Farm Biosecurity Survey

October 11, 2012

Researchers are seeking participation in a survey evaluating biosecurity practices at equine breeding farms.... Read More

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Miniature Horses Designated as Service Animals in Illinois

August 15, 2012

Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law Tuesday designating Miniature Horses as recognized service animals.... Read More

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Biosecurity Queensland: Equestrians Need Biosecurity Plans

August 12, 2012

A biosecurity plan is essential to minimizing the risk of horse pests and diseases, including hendra virus.... Read More

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Health Requirements for 2012 AQHA World Shows Announced

June 11, 2012

Current health certificates and proof of negative Coggins tests are required at championship shows in 2012.... Read More

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In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

June 01, 2012

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More

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Healthful Horse Barns

May 01, 2012

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

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Biosecurity on the Road

April 11, 2012

Develop a management routine to reduce your horse’s potential exposure to infectious diseases while traveling.... Read More

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The Future of Equine Influenza

April 01, 2012

Researchers are striving to better understand this fast-spreading virus before its next next mutation.... Read More

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CDFA Releases 'Biosecurity for Equine Events' Toolkit

March 12, 2012

The toolkit provides equine event organizers with equine biosecurity and infectious disease information.... Read More

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Effectiveness of On-Farm Biosecurity Measures Studied

February 20, 2012

The Australian equine influenza outbreak provided a unique opportunity to evaluate some biosecurity measures.... Read More

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Biosecurity e-Session Date Announced by Equine Guelph

February 01, 2012

A two-week Equine Biosecurity e-Session will be available April 16 - 29 for $75 (plus HST) per person.... Read More

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Innovations in Manure Management

February 01, 2012

Turn your mismanaged manure pile into an asset with these new technologies. ... Read More

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Biosecurity Can Help Prevent Spread of EHV-1 Infections

January 14, 2012

It's never too late to implement biosecurity protocol to help protect horses from potentially fatal diseases.... Read More

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Eliminating Ammonia

December 01, 2011

The products available to control ammonia buildup in barns boast a variety of forms and ingredients.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Receives Grant for Biosecurity Initiative

November 17, 2011

The "Beat the Bugs" program promotes biosecurity throughout all sectors of the horse industry.... Read More

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Dirty or Shy?

October 10, 2011

I rescued a gelding earlier this year, and I have noticed he has some weird tendencies when urinating.... Read More

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New Online Equine Biosecurity Risk Calculator Available

October 05, 2011

Equine Guelph (University of Guelph) recently introduced their new Equine Biosecurity Risk Calculator.... Read More

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Dirty or Shy?

October 01, 2011

I rescued a gelding earlier this year, and I have noticed he has some weird tendencies when urinating. ... Read More

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Creating a Horse Quarantine

September 12, 2011

Steps to take when introducing a new horse to your farm, and to reduce disease spread within your herd.... Read More

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Biosecurity for Hospitals and Horse Farms

September 09, 2011

When a horse is sick, good biosecurity could mean the difference between an isolated infection and an epidemic... Read More

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Demystifying Mats and Bedding

September 01, 2011

Choosing the right mats and/or bedding for your barn will help keep horses comfortable and stalls clean.... Read More

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Sheath Cleaning for Male Horses: How-To

August 22, 2011

Cleaning the sheath of a male horse is an unpleasant, but often necessary task. Learn how in this video.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Anemia: How to Avoid Spreading It

July 28, 2011

Humans pose a risk of transmitting blood-borne infections between horses, such as equine infectious anemia.... Read More