French Influenza Outbreak Traced to Irish Horse Sales

November 13, 2012

Several countries could be affected by the equine influenza virus transmitted during October horse sales.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2012

October 09, 2012

Equine influenza, equine herpesvirus, strangles, contagious equine metritis, and confirmed around the world.... Read More


Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More


Australian Equine Influenza Outbreak Lawsuit Planned

July 06, 2012

An Australian law firm is preparing a class action lawsuit surrounding the 2007 equine influenza outbreak.... Read More


French Equine Influenza Outbreak Stabilizing

May 30, 2012

Only four Normandy breeding farms are under quarantine for the disease and events are continuing as planned.... Read More


Equine Influenza Hits FEI Event at La Baule, France

May 14, 2012

Show officials removed two horses from the show grounds after the animals tested positive for influenza.... Read More


Equine Influenza Outbreak has FEI Competition on High Alert

May 11, 2012

No horses at the event have presented any signs of illness, but biosecurity measures have been implemented.... Read More


Weather's Effect on Equine Influenza Transmission Studied

May 05, 2012

Researchers found several links between equine influenza transmission and weather patterns.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More


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


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


FluVac Innovator Moves to Pfizer Animal Health

February 09, 2012

FluVac Innovator 4 is moving to the Pfizer label after the acquisition of Wyeth and Fort Dodge Animal Health.... Read More


The Horse Trust Launches New Influenza Vaccination Policy

January 20, 2012

More travelling and visitors for residents, and the admission of rescue cases prompted the new policy.... Read More


Outbreak Alert Helps in Fighting Equine Disease

December 09, 2011

Since June 2011, the program has provided notification of more than 500 equine disease reports to subscribers.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.


Updating Equine Influenza Vaccines

October 09, 2011

Antigenic drift necessitates periodic vaccine updates to effectively combat new virus strains.... Read More


Respiratory Disease Surveillance Study: Two-Year Results

July 26, 2011

The most common equine respiratory disease signs were nasal discharge, fever, depression, and coughing.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More


Researcher: Current Equine Flu Vaccines Effective Against Foreign Strains

May 14, 2011

As international horse transport becomes more widespread, some owners might wonder if the same equine influenza vaccines designed to protect horses from common domestic strains of the disease will also shield them from foreign strains they might ... Read More


Respiratory Issues in Horses

March 17, 2011

Horse respiratory issues discussed during the 2010 AAEP Convention included PCR testing for specific diseases.... Read More


Vasculitis Concerns

November 01, 2010

Q: My filly had a snotty nose and a cough this winter, but she never really got sick--she just looked bad for two to three weeks. Last week, however, all four of her legs became swollen and we discovered a lump on her head. Not knowing what had happe... Read More


Update on Equine and Canine Influenza

July 22, 2010

The best way to protect your horses and dogs from influenza virus is to vaccinate at-risk animals, practice good hygiene, and isolate infected animals, according to Tara C. Anderson, DVM, MPH, a PhD candidate at the University of Florida.... Read More


Equine Influenza Vaccine Remains Effective Against Mutated Virus, Study Shows

June 21, 2010

Equine influenza virus mutates as it travels around the world from one animal to the next, and equine influenza vaccine must be updated periodically if the virus mutates to the point that the current vaccine does not adequately protect horses.... Read More


Boarding Barn Health

June 01, 2010

Moving your horse into a boarding barn is a lot like sending your child to school for the first time. Just as you would in choosing a school for your kids, you want to do your research, asking all pertinent questions.... Read More


Germs Know No Boundaries: Vaccinate for Equine Influenza in Border States

May 23, 2010

Horse owners along the border states of Mexico should make sure that their horses are vaccinated against equine influenza virus (EIV) because the virus is prevalent in that country, according to new research.

Unfortunately, germs kno... Read More