Recent News for Transportation

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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

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FEI Secretary General discusses Key Issues in China

October 17, 2012

Development of equestrian sport in China and the international movement of horses were key topics discussed.... Read More

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Grants Fund Research on Equine-Assisted Therapy and Veterans

September 23, 2012

The grants will fund research on the effects of equine-assisted activities for veterans with PTSD and/or TBI.... Read More

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Barn Equipment: Tractors, Trailers, Trucks, and Implements

September 15, 2012

If you have property with horses on it, you'll need equipment to care for it; here's a guide.... Read More

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Stock Trailers: Another Option for Horses

September 13, 2012

Many horsemen are discovering the versatility and economics of using stock trailers for their horses.... Read More

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Pollard Eventing Launches Trailer Safety Research Campaign

August 29, 2012

The initiative follows a fatal traffic accident in May in which Pollard lost three international event horses.... Read More

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Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More

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Study: Antibiotics Might Protect Horses during Transport

July 19, 2012

Study finds giving antibiotics before long-distance transport could reduce fever and decrease airway bacteria.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Traveling Safely with Horses, July 31

July 18, 2012

Veterinary panelists will answer questions on keeping horses safe, healthy, and comfortable while on the road.... Read More

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Use Caution when Driving or Following Horse Trailers

July 12, 2012

Exercise caution when hauling horses or when driving near trucks and trailers to keep horses and humans safe.... Read More

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Feds Shut Down Tennessee Horse Transport Operation

July 03, 2012

The firm was connected to two serious traffic incidents that collectively claimed the lives of four horses.... Read More

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Gouges and Gashes: Horse Wounds

July 01, 2012

A number of factors can enhance or derail wound healing.... Read More