Transport Stress

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West Virginia to Accept Six-Month Equine Health Certificates

April 18, 2013

West Virginia has joined a group of states in an agreement to accept six-month equine health certificates.... Read More

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Budweiser Clydesdales: Handling Travel Stress

April 17, 2013

Dave Thomas talks about managing travel stress with the Budweiser Clydesdales traveling across the country. ... Read More

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Montana to Better Enforce Equine Passport Requirements

April 13, 2013

State officials say they'll be more stringently enforcing requirements for six-month equine travel passports... Read More

Susanne Münstermann, DVM, PhD, chargée de mission at the OIE, addressed delegates on improving the international movement of top-level sport horses at the FEI Sports Forum on April 8, 2013.

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FEI Sports Forum: Improving "Frequent Flyer" Horse Movement

April 09, 2013

Attendees discussed improving the international movement of top-level sport horses at the FEI Sports Forum. ... Read More

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FEI, OIE Advise World Cargo Symposium on Horse Air Transport

March 28, 2013

HRH Princess Haya opened a session on the air transportation of sport horses at the World Cargo Symposium.... Read More

Dr. Glenn Blodgett, horse division manager for 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas.

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Road to the Horse Q&A with the Remuda Veterinarian

March 16, 2013

Glenn Blodgett, DVM, of the 6666 Ranch described caring for horses selected as Road to the Horse participants.... Read More

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OIE Standards for International Horse Movement

January 31, 2013

Dr. Susanne Münstermann presents the OIE's role in preventing the global spread of equine diseases.... Read More

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Rutgers Horse Management Seminar Scheduled for Feb. 10

December 30, 2012

This year, veterinarians will discuss topics related to equine stress and transportation.... Read More

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Second Equine Handling Center in the Works for Schiphol Airport

November 09, 2012

The facility will include 24 horse stalls, a separate quarantine area, and cleaning facilities for air-stalls.... Read More

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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

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Study: Antibiotics Might Protect Horses during Transport

July 19, 2012

Study finds giving antibiotics before long-distance transport could reduce fever and decrease airway bacteria.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Traveling Safely with Horses, July 31

July 18, 2012

Veterinary panelists will answer questions on keeping horses safe, healthy, and comfortable while on the road.... Read More

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Heart Rate Variability to Detect Equine Transport Stress

June 08, 2012

Researchers used heart rate variability to identify stress in horses during air and ground transportation.... Read More

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Biosecurity on the Road

April 11, 2012

Develop a management routine to reduce your horse’s potential exposure to infectious diseases while traveling.... Read More

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Imported Horses: Prevalence of Fevers Examined (AAEP 2011)

February 10, 2012

Age, breed, previous experience with air travel, and location in the cargo area can impact body temperature.... Read More

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ATA to Host International Horse Transport Conference

January 13, 2012

The conference will take place March 18-21 and will cover a wide variety of transport-related topics.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Pheromone Gel's Calming Effects on Horses

December 04, 2011

Horses treated with pheromones were less stressed during cognitive sessions after travel than untreated ones.... Read More

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OIE, FEI: Updates Needed in South American Horse Movement

October 31, 2011

The OIE and FEI say outdated, unjustified import and export barriers have hurt the growth of equestrian sport.... Read More

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Healthy, Safe Trailering

August 02, 2011

Learn how to ensure your horse arrives safely and legally at your destination.... Read More

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The Long and Short of Horse Trailering

August 01, 2011

In true summer riding season fashion, horse owners are heading down the road to trail rides and shows. ... Read More

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Shipping Fever: Prevention is Key

July 05, 2011

Transportation is a rish factor for the development of broncho or pleuropneumonia (commonly known as shipping ... Read More

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Bill Would Forbid Double-Decker Horse Transport

June 30, 2011

Transporting horses in double-deck trailers would be banned nationwide under legislation introduced into the ... Read More

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Tips for Long Distance Hauling

May 29, 2011

Mitigate the stress of transporting horses over a long distance by understanding good trailering practices.... Read More

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Mass Transit; To the World Equestrian Games We Go!

September 25, 2010

Starting in late summer, the largest airlift of competition horses ever--more than 650 in all--will begin. The horses will compete in the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, and they will come from... Read More