Equine Disease Quarterly

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

Vets confirmed cases of EHV, influenza, African horse sickness, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more. Read More

Equine Influenza Beyond Equids

Transmission of influenza viruses from one species to another can and does happen. Here's what to know. Read More

Equine Identification in the United States

Recent advances in microchip technology have made this procedure the desired identification modality of the future. Read More

Rabies in Horses: Preventable but Still Invariably Fatal

Once an animal is affected, the disease is invariably fatal. However, rabies prevention is easy. Here's what to know. Read More

Atopic Dermatitis in Horses

Learn how to treat this skin condition in show horses without inadvertently breaking drug rules. Read More

International Horse Movements and Disease Risk

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

Common Sense Biosecurity

Guidelines are readily available, but common sense is the first step to effective biosecurity, one veterinarian says. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2017

Confirmed diseases include influenza, EHV, strangles, nocardioform placentitis, piroplasmosis, EIA, and more. Read More

Genetics and Genomics in Racing: Speed Isn't Everything

Genetic and genomic research could help veterinarians diagnose disease early and select more targeted treatments. Read More

Biosecurity at Equine Events

Find tips on managing and preventing a "perfect storm" of infectious disease spread at horse competition facilities. Read More

Laboratory Diagnosis of Strangles

Find out how veterinarians diagnose this highly contagious disease in both acute cases and long-term carrier horses. Read More

Cardiotoxins in Horses

Learn about several substances that can cause heart muscle damage and death in horses. Read More

The Future of Parasite Control?

Anthelmintic resistance occurs worldwide. With only three drug classes to choose from, are we running out of options? Read More

Parasite Control: An Update

In the past, researchers developed new classes of antiparasitic compounds every 10 years or so. But what works today? Read More

Nocardioform Placentitis From an Epidemiological View

Through the third week of February, 44 cases of nocardioform placentitis were confirmed in the 2017 Kentucky foal crop. Read More

Leading Causes of Death in Aged Horses in Kentucky Examined

Digestive system and cardiovascular system problems were the most common causes of death in the study population. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2016

Confirmed diseases include equine herpesvirus, West Nile virus, African horse sickness, strangles, influenza, and more. Read More

Screwworm Myiasis: A Re-emerging Concern

Although maggots typically pose little serious threat to hosts, screwworms are a separate and often dire exception. Read More

Equine Coronavirus: An Enteric Virus of Adult Horses

Coronavirus is associated with disease outbreaks in adult horses in Japan and the United States. Learn more. Read More

Accelerating Medical Progress on Equine Lameness

One researcher describes the promising progress that's been made in lameness diagnosis and treatment. Read More

Observation, Science, and Equine Lameness Diagnosis

Vets can glean crucial information by evaluating horses with performance issues in hand, on the longe, and under saddle. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter

Diseases reported include African horse sickness, influenza, EHV, EIA, rabies, and more. Read More

Advancements in Understanding Genomics and Horses

Genomic tools could help address horse health problems that couldn't be resolved with earlier technologies. Read More

The Carrier Stallion's Role in Disease Transmission

Asymptomatic carrier stallions maintain infectious agents in the breeding population from one season to the next. Read More

Pandora's Box: Equine Genomics

"Genomics" covers all aspects of genes, including structure and function. Here's what equine researchers are learning. Read More