Recent News for Transportation

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Long-Haul Transport and Horse Health Risks

May 05, 2016

Long-distance transport poses risks for horse health and welfare that should not be taken lightly, researchers found.... Read More

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Nutrition Tips for Traveling With Your Horse

April 18, 2016

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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How Can I Tell if My Horse is Stressed?

April 07, 2016

Learn about what causes stress for horses, how they respond to stressful situations, and what we can do about it.... Read More

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Vets: Need for New AHS Vaccines 'Urgent'

April 03, 2016

African horse sickness has the potential to spread due to climate change and increased international horse movement.... Read More

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Researchers Working to Address Risk of AHS Spread

March 26, 2016

Climate change is creating conducive conditions for African horse sickness to spread further than it has in the past.... Read More

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10th Equine Infectious Diseases Conference Scheduled

March 23, 2016

The 10th International Equine Infectious Diseases Conference will convene April 4-8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.... Read More

Article

20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 12, 2016

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods, and with understanding your farm.... Read More

Article

Flying Horses: What to Consider

March 03, 2016

Be mindful of the associated health risks and understand how to best manage your horse before and after air travel.... Read More

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New Guidelines for Assessing Welfare of Equids for Transport

February 19, 2016

The European Commission supported the development of the guidelines on assessing equids' fitness for transport.... Read More

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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

February 01, 2016

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

Poll Recap: Horse Hauling Options

September 22, 2015

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

Article

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

Article

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