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The Devil is in the Details

March 20, 2017

What equine biosecurity methods do you use around your horse farm or facility? ... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus Update

March 16, 2017

With EHV cases reported from California to Kentucky already in 2017, get information you need to protect your horse.... Read More

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Tips for Handling an Equine Infectious GI Disease Outbreak

March 14, 2017

Implement appropriate biosecurity measures pre-emptively, as infectious disease is an ever-present risk with horses.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

January 03, 2017

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More

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Vaccination to Control Equine Influenza During an Outbreak

December 09, 2016

Equine influenza vaccination strategies evaluated in one study reduced new flu infections on average by 60%.... Read More

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A New Horse With an Unknown History: Where to Start?

July 13, 2016

I purchased a horse, and she came with no health records. How do I get her back on a preventive care regimen?... 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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Vets in Australia Support New Biosecurity Bills

April 04, 2015

The bills are designed to strengthen control measures to better manage the risk of diseases entering Australia.... Read More

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

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From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More

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Infographic: Protecting Your Horse From Disease

October 15, 2014

Protect your horse from infectious disease exposure by using tips from our step-by-step visual guide.... Read More

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Keep Horses Safe when Traveling in VS-Affected Areas

August 29, 2014

A veterinarian shares tips on how to protect horses from vesicular stomatitis (VS) while traveling.... Read More

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KSU Vet: Watch for Vesicular Stomatitis

August 25, 2014

A KSU vet is cautioning owners about the contagious viral disease that affects horses, livestock, and sometimes humans.... Read More

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Colorado, Texas Report Additional VS Quarantines

August 21, 2014

Colorado officials have 184 premises quarantined for VS, while Texas officials have 44 facilities quarantined.... Read More

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Five Biosecurity Resources on TheHorse.com

August 15, 2014

Get tips on steps to take that will help protect your horses from equine infectious diseases.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Isolation Facilities

August 15, 2014

Here are some points to consider when creating a quarantine area at an event facility.... Read More

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How To Handle a Disease Outbreak

July 07, 2014

Follow these important steps if your horse shows signs of an infectious disease.... Read More

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Nebraska State Veterinarian Encourages EHV-1 Awareness

May 05, 2014

Dr. Dennis Hughes is reminding horse owners to remain vigilant and exercise biosecurity measures. ... Read More

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Quarantining a New Horse

April 04, 2014

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones talks about the health precautions associated with bringing a new horse into your herd. ... Read More

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Lane County, Ore., Horses Test Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

March 11, 2014

A Lane County stable is quarantined after one horse died and four others tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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EHV-1 Quarantined Barn at Parx Racing Cleared

December 06, 2013

Officials drew blood from horses in a third quarantined barn Dec. 5, with test results expected Dec. 10. ... Read More

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ELRC Releases Horse Keeping Best Management Practices Guide

August 28, 2013

The guide includes practical tactics designed to mitigate the cost and impact of these challenges.... Read More

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Handling Equine Disease Outbreaks

August 20, 2013

Knowledge about handling outbreaks will help ensure the best health possible for all horses involved.... Read More

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Equine Infection Control Training

July 09, 2013

Dr. Brandy Burgess of Colorado State University answers a question about equine infection control training.... Read More

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Choosing a Disinfectant for Barn Use

July 05, 2013

Dr. Brandy Burgess describes selecting a disinfectant to protect horses from infectious disease agents.... Read More