Recent News for Transportation

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How to Reduce Transport Stress in Horses

September 06, 2013

Learn about the best ways to reduce stress when transporting horses by land or air.... Read More

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Hong Kong to Accept Horses Vaccinated Against Hendra

August 16, 2013

Hong Kong will accept horses vaccinated against hendra virus, according to manufacturer recommendations.... Read More

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Virgin Islands Horse Import Restrictions Lifted

June 16, 2013

Officials placed the restrictions after a horse in Puerto Rico tested positive for CEM. ... Read More

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Monitor Horses Closely at Shows

June 16, 2013

Special attention to a horse's management and health program is a necessity during show season.... Read More

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Balancing Horse Movement and Disease Prevention

June 11, 2013

One researcher suggests some steps that could minimize disease risk without impeding horses’ travel.... Read More

OIE Special Advisor Dr. Gardner Murray addressed delegates at the OIE General Session seeking support for the three-year plan on the international movement of high-performance horses established by the OIE and FEI.

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FEI Welcomes Advances on International Sport Horse Movement

June 10, 2013

The FEI welcomes two major advances in its campaign to improve the international movement of sport horses. ... Read More

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Australian Horse Industry Could Face Increased Disease Risk

June 08, 2013

International horse movement and climate changes could contribute to disease risk, one vet says.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya (left), Goodwill Ambassador to the OIE, opened the 81st General Session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates on May 26 in Paris.

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Princess Haya Opens 2013 OIE Assembly in Paris

May 28, 2013

She described the importance of finding sustainable solutions to human and animal health issues.... Read More

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2013 Kentucky Trail Summit Scheduled

May 11, 2013

The Kentucky Trail Summit is designed as an educational and networking event for horseback trail users.... Read More

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N.Y. Truck Fire Claims 30 Horses

May 08, 2013

The horses, en route to a Canadian processing plant, died when the truck hauling them burst into flames.... Read More

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Bandages for Fracture Stabilization Evaluated (AAEP 2012)

April 29, 2013

Researchers evaluated Robert Jones bandage application methods to determine the best way to limit limb motion.... Read More

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FEI Discusses High-Performance Horse Movement

April 24, 2013

The international movement of high level sport horses was a topic of discussion at the 2013 Sports Forum. ... Read More

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West Virginia to Accept Six-Month Equine Health Certificates

April 18, 2013

West Virginia has joined a group of states in an agreement to accept six-month equine health certificates.... Read More

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Montana to Better Enforce Equine Passport Requirements

April 13, 2013

State officials say they'll be more stringently enforcing requirements for six-month equine travel passports... Read More

Susanne Münstermann, DVM, PhD, chargée de mission at the OIE, addressed delegates on improving the international movement of top-level sport horses at the FEI Sports Forum on April 8, 2013.

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FEI Sports Forum: Improving "Frequent Flyer" Horse Movement

April 09, 2013

Attendees discussed improving the international movement of top-level sport horses at the FEI Sports Forum. ... Read More

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FEI, OIE Advise World Cargo Symposium on Horse Air Transport

March 28, 2013

HRH Princess Haya opened a session on the air transportation of sport horses at the World Cargo Symposium.... Read More

Dr. Glenn Blodgett, horse division manager for 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas.

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Road to the Horse Q&A with the Remuda Veterinarian

March 16, 2013

Glenn Blodgett, DVM, of the 6666 Ranch described caring for horses selected as Road to the Horse participants.... Read More

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Post-Colic Surgery Stent Bandage Prevents Incisional Infection (AAEP 2012)

February 27, 2013

One researcher says a stent bandage appears to create an ideal environment for incisional healing.... Read More

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Bandaging Fundamentals

February 01, 2013

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

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The Horse: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012

December 31, 2012

We've taken a few minutes to tally our most popular blog posts of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More

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Rutgers Horse Management Seminar Scheduled for Feb. 10

December 30, 2012

This year, veterinarians will discuss topics related to equine stress and transportation.... Read More

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First-Time Traveler

December 06, 2012

How do you keep a spooky horse calm during long-distance transportation? ... Read More

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Arizona Train, Trailer Collision Kills Horses

November 13, 2012

The truck's driver said he did not see the oncoming train due to the presence of ice on his vehicle's windows.... Read More

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Second Equine Handling Center in the Works for Schiphol Airport

November 09, 2012

The facility will include 24 horse stalls, a separate quarantine area, and cleaning facilities for air-stalls.... Read More

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Corticosteroids in Racehorses: Beneficial But Controversial

October 18, 2012

Corticosteroid use is controversial, but the medications are beneficial when used appropriately, one vet says.... Read More