Recent News for Transportation

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USDA Revises Livestock Export Regulations

February 08, 2016

Three key changes could impact how horses are exported from the United States, the American Horse Council said.... Read More

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Minimizing Foal Stress Levels in the Breeding Shed

February 03, 2016

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

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5 Tips for Feeding Frequent Travelers

January 31, 2016

Prepare in advance to ensure your horse stays healthy during transport and once he's arrived at his destination.... Read More

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Safe Travel in Winter

January 23, 2016

With proper planning for winter trailering, you can keep your horses (and yourself) safe and healthy.... Read More

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OIE Shares New Strategic Plan Details

January 19, 2016

The organization's plan includes six studies focused on equine influenza, African horse sickness, and glanders.... Read More

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Equine Sleep Patterns from A to Zzzzzzzzz

December 28, 2015

Have you ever wondered if your horse is getting enough sleep? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

The prepurchase veterinarian works for and is paid by the buyer and should be impartial and have no financial stake in the sale. The buyer owns the rights to the obtained information, including radiographic images (X rays) and test results.

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The Horse's Top Blog Posts of 2015

December 26, 2015

Popular blog topics included pasture management, old horses, saddle fit, trailer safety, and more.... Read More

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All Wound Up

October 30, 2015

Physiological stress can be an important equine welfare issue. Here's what you should know.... Read More

Standing wraps are applied for support and to reduce inflammation in the limbs.

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Bandaging Fundamentals

October 19, 2015

There are right and wrong ways to bandage horses' limbs, no matter the wrap's purpose.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Hauling Options

September 22, 2015

The majority of poll respondents (74%) said they own their own horse trailer. ... Read More

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Equine Influenza Hits Malaysia

September 17, 2015

Officials believe international horse transport is behind the country's first influenza outbreak in nearly 40 years.... Read More

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On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More

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Infographic: Signs of Stress in Horses

August 31, 2015

Learn about the common signs your horse might show when under stress and ways to mitigate the possible causes.... Read More

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How Does Light Impact Horses?

August 15, 2015

Light drives the internal clocks of all organisms. Here's how it impacts horses, from broodmares to equine athletes.... Read More

Aerial shots of the Olympic equestrian center at Deodoro taken at the beginning of July, prior to completion of the venue in time for the test event—the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials—which get underway on Aug. 6.

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Glanders Detected at 2016 Olympic Equestrian Facilities

August 04, 2015

A horse at the site tested positive in April, but officials say the diagnosis isn't necessarily cause for concern.... Read More

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Researchers Seek Input for Horse Transportation Study

July 06, 2015

The research team is collecting information on equine transport practices and transport-related illnesses.... Read More

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Notice on Importing Horses to Canada from the United States

July 05, 2015

New import requirements are in place in response to recent equine vesicular stomatitis (VS) cases in the United States. ... Read More

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Adult Horses Get Pneumonia, Too

June 30, 2015

This inflammation of the lungs most commonly affects foals, but that doesn't mean your mature horse isn't at risk.... Read More

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Marbofloxacin Might Prevent Transport-Associated Fever

June 07, 2015

Transport-associated fever is a common issue that can disrupt training schedules or indicate infection.... Read More

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Australian Vets Welcome Biosecurity Bills Passed in Senate

May 23, 2015

The bills are designed to strengthen disease control measures to better manage disease risk in Australia.... Read More

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Help, My Horse Won't Get Out of the Trailer!

May 14, 2015

A Facebook fan asks for help with his horse, who's become a reluctant unloader. ... Read More

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Finding Housing for Horses During Evacuations

May 13, 2015

Don't wait until disaster is on your doorstep to find a place to take your horses when evacuating. Remember these tips.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Summer Travel Plans

May 12, 2015

Of the 674 respondents, 167 (25%) said they plan to travel more than 200 miles from their barn this summer.... Read More

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Input Sought on Proposed Canadian EIA Management Strategy

April 23, 2015

Comments are requested on a proposed approach for controlling equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Canada.... Read More

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How Do I Get My Horse to Load in a Trailer?

April 16, 2015

An equine behavior expert offers training tips for making trailer loading drama free.... Read More