Equine Disease Quarterly

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2015

Reported diseases include vesicular stomatitis, equine infectious anemia, strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, and more. Read More

Manifestations of Equine Herpesvirus-1

Learn how the respiratory, reproductive, and neurologic forms of equine herpesvirus-1 can impact your horse. Read More

Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Update

With a mortality rate of 90% in horses, EEE is a serious mosquito-borne disease. Read More

Getah Virus: Significance as an Equine Pathogen

A 2014 outbreak at a Japanese racing stable re-awakened awareness of Getah virus and its threat to horses. Read More

Working Equids: The Impact of Infectious Disease

Despite the enormous positive impact of these horses and donkeys, their health isn't always a top priority for owners. Read More

Economic Impacts of Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreaks

The economic impacts of 2014 vesicular stomatitis outbreak were felt within the equine industry at multiple levels. Read More

Equine Tyzzer's Disease Update

Tyzzer's disease primarily affects foals' livers, causing necrotizing hepatitis (liver disease). Read More

Stay Weather-Aware at Events

Learn how to remain weather-aware and ensure people and horses are in safe places before severe weather strikes. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2015

Reported diseases include equine herpesvirus, strangles, equine viral arteritis, contagious equine metritis, and more Read More

Global Horse Transportation Issues

Long-distance travel has potential complications for horses including colic, injury, and shipping fever. Read More

Hospital-Acquired Infections in Horses

Infections can be reduced by recognizing the risk and having appropriate cleaning, disinfection, and hygiene protocols. Read More

Re-emergent Equine Diseases

Early recognition of emerging and re-emerging diseases is of paramount importance if their impact is to be minimized. Read More

Equine Urinary Disease

Renal (kidney) disease and acute kidney injury with other disease processes can increase morbidity and mortality. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2014

Diseases diagnosed include herpesvirus, tetanus, strangles, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more. Read More

Kentucky Equine Market Continues to Show Improvement

Horses have been one of the signature sectors of Kentucky's agricultural economy for many years. Read More

Preparing Horse Farms for Winter Weather Disasters

Plan ahead to keep family, employees, and horses safe in a winter weather disaster. Read More

Heaves, COPD, RAO, or Simply Equine Asthma?

What's the difference between heaves, COPD, RAO, and equine asthma? Dr. Laurent Couetil explains. Read More

Interpreting Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays

Learn about polymerase chain reaction assays, how they work, and how veterinarians interpret their results. Read More

Diagnostic Sample Submission Guidelines

A laboratory test is only as good as the sample submitted. Find out how veterinarians submit samples. Read More

Equine Genetics: Looking to the Future

One researcher explains why he believes a central repository is needed for equine gene expression information. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2014

Diagnosed diseases include strangles, influenza, vesicular stomatitis, hendra virus, salmonellosis, and more. Read More

Where are we Headed with Wobbler Syndrome?

Despite all that is known, important questions still remain about wobbler syndrome. Read More

Don't Ignore Exotic Diseases

One veterinarian shares her thoughts on what West Nile virus can teach us about exotic equine diseases. Read More

Equine Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Reviewed

In horses, leishmaniasis presents as nodules on the head, pinnae, scrotum, legs, and neck. Read More

What is Equine Pythiosis?

Learn about pythiosis, a disease characterized by ulcerative, granulomatous lesions on and beneath horses' skin. Read More