Recent News for Healthy Farm Management

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State Travel Requirements

November 20, 2014

Find out who to call and what papers to gather before heading out-of-state with your horse. ... 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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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Dogs at Event Facilities

November 15, 2014

Dogs can pose horse health risks in some cases. Consider these tips before bringing your pup along to your next event.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

November 12, 2014

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

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Feeding in Drought Conditions

November 10, 2014

Prepare for drought long before pastures wither and hay supplies dwindle.... Read More

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Is My Farrier a Biosecurity Risk?

November 10, 2014

A horse owner wonders if a farrier moving from barn to barn during the day could spread equine diseases.... 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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Santa Anita Confident in New Dirt Surface

November 01, 2014

"The surface has been very safe," said Rick Arthur, DVM, equine medical director for the California Horse Racing Board.... Read More

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Weed of the Month: Curly Dock

October 22, 2014

Curly dock grows well in alfalfa, cultivated fields, ditches, and especially in compacted, overgrazed pastures.... 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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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Horse Show and Event Visitors

October 12, 2014

Spectators pose a unique equine health threat of which horse owners should be aware. Learn how to protect your horse.... Read More

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Nearly Nontoxic Insect Control

October 03, 2014

Fewer flies and less chemical warfare can create a healthier barn environment for you and your horse.... Read More

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Infographic: Managing a Horse Disease Outbreak

October 01, 2014

Is your horse showing clinical signs of an infectious disease? Here's how to care for your horse and protect others.... Read More

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Weed of the Month: Horsenettle

September 27, 2014

Horsenettle is distributed across most of the United States, especially in the eastern half and western coastal states.... Read More

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Growing your Bedding: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

September 24, 2014

Managing and monitoring pastures properly can result in the safe production of quality hay or bedding.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Event Stabling Facilities

September 15, 2014

Stabling at equine-event facilities could expose your horse to infectious disease pathogens. Learn how to evaluate risk.... Read More

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Is Your Horse at Risk for Infectious Disease?

September 04, 2014

Horses are at risk for contracting a number of diseases that can have mild to devastating consequences.... Read More

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Weed of the Month: Wild Parsnip

August 29, 2014

Wild parsnip foliage can cause skin photosensitivity and rashes in both humans and horses.... Read More

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Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... 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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West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall

August 20, 2014

It's not too late to help protect your horses from contracting West Nile virus. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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What are the Most Common Equine Toxins?

August 18, 2014

Researchers sought the most common causes of poisoning in Swiss equids. Toxic plants and medications topped the list.... 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