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Flying foxes, a type of fruit bat native to Australia, are thought to pass the deadly hendra virus to horses, however the exact mode of transmission remains unclear.

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Bat Lyssavirus Could Pose Threat to Humans, Animals

September 01, 2014

The confirmation Australian bat lyssavirus in horses highlights the need for greater awareness of the disease, vets say.... Read More

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Equine Groups Support UHC's Operation Gelding

September 01, 2014

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has added $14,400 to its Operation Gelding fund thanks to a collaborative donation.... Read More

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Anderson Honored As 2014 Equine Science Award Winner

September 01, 2014

Kathleen Anderson, PhD, is an associate professor and equine extension specialist at the University of Nebraska. ... Read More

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Understanding Senior Horse Feeds

September 01, 2014

Get the skinny on what goes into feeds designed for senior horses and how they can benefit our aging equids.... Read More

Sandra Auffarth and the Normandy-bred Opgun Louvo were foot-perfect throughout to take individual eventing gold and lead the Germans to team gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

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WEG Eventing Concludes; Germany takes Team, Individual Gold

August 31, 2014

German event riders gave a master class in jumping, taking the team gold and individual gold and silver medals.... Read More

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Nolen-Walston to Discuss Deworming Horses at Free Lecture

August 31, 2014

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston will discuss new thoughts on equine deworming, highlighting the emerging dangers of resistance.... Read More

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Study: Vets Disagree on Equine Neurologic Assessments

August 31, 2014

Researchers determined that veterinarians don't always agree on whether horses are ataxic and how severe that ataxia is.... Read More

Shawn Flarida steered Spooks Gotta Whiz to win individual reining gold at the Parc des Expositions at Caen, Normandy tonight.

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WEG Reining Concludes; Eventers Tackle Cross-Country

August 30, 2014

Reining concluded today as the individual medals were awarded. Meanwhile, the eventers took to the cross-country course.... Read More

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British Event Horse Wild Lone Dies after WEG Cross-Country

August 30, 2014

Wild Lone, a 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, collapsed and died after completing cross-country this afternoon.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center to Host EAV Symposium in November

August 30, 2014

This symposium will focus on strategies for controlling equine arteritis virus (EAV) in stallions, semen, and embryos.... Read More

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Algal Blooms Pose Danger to Livestock

August 30, 2014

Horses that consume water with some types of blooms can die suddenly or suffer from weakness or photosensitization.... Read More

On the podium for the Grand Prix Freestyle at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, L to R: Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg (silver), Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin (gold) and The Netherlands’ Adelinde Cornelissen (bronze).

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WEG Dressage, Para-Dressage Concludes; Eventing Continues

August 29, 2014

The final medals were awarded in dressage and para-dressage, while the eventers prepare to head out on cross-country.... Read More

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TWH Celebration VAC Committee Membership Questioned

August 29, 2014

Committee members say rumors that one member never agreed to be on the committee are false.... Read More

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Reining Reigns Supreme at WEG

August 29, 2014

There's one discipline everyone wants to watch at the World Equestrian Games: Reining.... Read More

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WEG Dressage Medalists on Ensuring Good Equine Welfare

August 29, 2014

Charlotte Dujardin, Helen Langehanenberg, and Adelinde Cornelissen speak on how they keep their top mounts happy.... 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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Allegedly Maltreated Horses Removed from California Property

August 29, 2014

More than two dozen horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a San Diego County property.... Read More

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Authorities Investigating Texas Horse Deaths

August 29, 2014

Authorities are hoping water samples can help determined what killed at least a dozen Webb County horses.... 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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Recommendations for Overseeding Horse Pastures

August 29, 2014

Overseeding horse pastures can help improve pasture production, forage quality, and ground cover. Here's what to know.... Read More

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (UAE) and the outstanding mare Yamamah (meaning “little dove” in Arabic) led from the start to finish to win the individual gold medal .

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WEG Continues; Endurance, Para-Dressage Medalists Decided

August 28, 2014

The competition at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG) with endurance, eventing, para-dressage, and reining.... Read More

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Why Does a Horse Lie Down?

August 28, 2014

Learn about equine sleep patterns and how to tell if the amount of time your horse spends lying down is normal.... Read More

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Costa Rican Endurance Horse Dies at World Equestrian Games

August 28, 2014

Dorado, an Arabian ridden by Claudia Romero Chacon, ran head-on into a tree early in the race and died instantly.... Read More

Veterinary Services Manager Dr. Anne Couroucé-Malblanc is in charge of the multi-venue veterinary facilities for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014.

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Inside the World Equestrian Games' Veterinary Facilities

August 28, 2014

Care is available to equine athletes at the on-site veterinary facilities operating at all venues on a 24/7 basis.... Read More