Biosecurity

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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

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Once-Over Grooming

July 01, 2011

Grooming gives you visual and tactile information about your horse's health.... Read More

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EHV-1 Outbreak: A Positive and Proactive Redbud Spectacular

June 12, 2011

Find out how the organizing committee of one of the largest Quarter Horse shows in the nation is handling ... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) Neurologic Disease and Abortion

June 02, 2011

Discussion of equine herpesvirus-1 neurologic disease and abortion, prevention, treatment and recent research.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1): What Horse Owners Should Know

May 25, 2011

Coverage of the May 2011 equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak in horses and how to prevent/treat the disease.... Read More

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Understanding & Practicing Biosecurity on Horse Farms

May 19, 2011

Biosecurity is a big word that many livestock owners don't fully understand. Let's break it down: Bio means ... Read More

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Green Horse Keeping

April 28, 2011

What environmentally friendly management practices might work for you and your farm? ... Read More

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Investigating Horse Immunity

April 01, 2011

The immune system allows humans and animals including horses to survive in a complex world filled with harmful bacteria and viruses that can use our bodies for nourishment and reproduce within us. The immune system protects us from those organisms... Read More

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How to Clean/Disinfect Water Buckets and Troughs

March 15, 2011

Learn how to make sure your horse has a clean, safe drink of water when he needs it.... Read More