Recent News for Transportation

Hong Kong Jockey Club Chairman Dr. Simon S.O. Ip, CBE, JP, addresses Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese government officials and delegates at the opening ceremony of the International Conference on the Equine Disease Free Zone.

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Hong Kong, China Establish Equine Disease-Free Zone

December 15, 2017

The only equine disease-free zone on the Chinese mainland paves the way for a new Thoroughbred training center.... Read More

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Minimizing Foal Stress Levels in the Breeding Shed

December 14, 2017

What would be the best plan for handling a foal whose dam is being covered by a stallion?... Read More

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, center, stands behind United States Ambassador Terry Branstad and AQSIQ Minister Zhi Shuping after the signing of an accord which allows the resumption of United States equine exports to the People’s Republic of China.

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U.S. Can Again Export Horses to China

November 06, 2017

In 2015 China placed a hold on the importation of live U.S. horses due to concerns about equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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National Equine Health Plan Published

October 31, 2017

This resource is designed to help curtail the risk of equine disease spread.... Read More

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Bill Would Outlaw Double-Decker Horse Trailers

October 14, 2017

The bill would made it illegal to transport horses across state lines in double-decker trailers.... Read More

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5 Tips for Feeding Frequent Travelers

October 09, 2017

Getting ready to head south for the winter? Prepare in advance to keep your horse healthy during and after transport.... Read More

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Dressage Horse Detained After Positive Glanders Test

August 17, 2017

Sagacious HF is in extended quarantine in Miami pending the results of additional testing slated for Aug. 23.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Hot-Weather Horse Transport Concerns

August 08, 2017

Of the 502 poll respondents, 224 (45%) said their biggest concern is keeping horses from overheating in the trailer.... Read More

Western exhibitors at the Kentucky Horse Park

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On the Road? Shield Your Horse From Environmental Risks

August 08, 2017

Make biosecurity a priority before, during, and after traveling with your horse.... Read More

The senior horses in Dr. Amanda Adams' herd experienced decreased immune function and elevated stress hormones following transport, changes that could take more than a month to return to normal levels.

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How Does Transport Impact Senior Horse Immune Function?

July 25, 2017

Decreased Immune function following transport could take more than a month to return to normal, researchers found.... Read More

Mosquitoes and gnats are poor fliers, so using a barn fan can produce enough breeze to disrupt them. Warning! To prevent electrical barn fires, make sure to use fans intended for outdoor/agricultural applications.

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As Summer Heats Up, Keep Horses Cool

July 19, 2017

Keep your horse happy, healthy, and in the game with these health and management tips.... Read More

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The Ark at JFK Opens Quarantine Facilities

July 18, 2017

The Ark's facilities are designed to eliminate the introduction of disease to the United States from imported horses. ... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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International Horse Movements and Disease Risk

July 15, 2017

From 1995 to 2014, the OIE received reports of 54 disease events associated with international horse movement.... Read More

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How to Get a Horse to Drink When Away From Home

July 10, 2017

Find out why some horses won't consume water away from home and learn how to keep him hydrated.... Read More

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Nutrition Tips for Traveling With Your Horse

July 02, 2017

Travel stress can lead to gastric ulcers and colic. Use these strategies to help keep your horse healthy away from home.... Read More

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Summer Horse Health Tips

June 13, 2017

Remember these pointers to help ensure your summer riding season is fun and safe. ... Read More

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From Sterilization to Stitches: Handling Horse Wounds

May 18, 2017

Veterinarians weigh in on the do's and don'ts of wound care, from discovery to recovery. ... Read More

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The Science Behind Equine Boots and Bandages

May 17, 2017

What purpose does equine legwear really serve? Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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Risk Mitigation Strategies for High-Performance Horses

May 02, 2017

The OIE has described management "pillars" to keep most diseases at bay for high-health, high-performance horses. ... Read More

Emma Ford (right) leads Mighty Nice as they walk with team manager Joanie Morris during the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Q&A: Veteran Rolex Three-Day Event Groom Emma Ford

April 27, 2017

U.S. Olympian Philip Dutton's head groom shares her secrets to keeping horses healthy during international competition.... Read More

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Troubleshooting Trailer Loading: One Step at a Time

April 20, 2017

Consider these four behavior-science-based approaches to help your horse load safely.... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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What it Takes To Ship Competition Horses Overseas

April 20, 2017

Take an inside look at the rules and regulations regarding importing horses to the United States solely for competition.... Read More

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Quarantine at FEI World Cup Finals Lifted After Retest

March 28, 2017

A horse arriving from Europe produced.a "questionable" blood test result, but tested negative on a retest.... Read More

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On the Road Again: Equine Respiratory Health in the Trailer

March 19, 2017

Ammonia exposure during transport can have negative effects on the respiratory system. Here's how to control it.... Read More

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Make Brexit an Opportunity, British Equine Industry Says

March 07, 2017

Panelists discussed the potential impact on equine trade, identification, biosecurity, competition travel, and more.... Read More