Erin Ryder

Erin Ryder is a former news editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care. She owns a portly gray gelding named Duncan and dabbles in several equestrian disciplines, with an emphasis on dressage.

Articles by Erin Ryder

Drought Pauses Florida EEE Cases

It's nearly June, and Florida's number of reported Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) cases is holding steady at six. Four cases have been confirmed as fatal, with two so far surviving.

The typical fatality rate for horses infected with Read More

Hospital Footwear and Bacteria

A study published in the April edition of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) shows little difference in bacteria counts collected in an equine hospital while staff observed different footwear protocols. Read More

Rolex Talk Highlights Performance Horse Issues

The 2006 Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event drew more than 90,000 equine enthusiasts to the Kentucky Horse Park, and Lexington's Hagyard Equine Medical Institute (HEMI) used the opportunity to educate horse owners on common health issues Read More