Recent News for Transportation

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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

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Truck Driver Cited in Tennessee Horse Trailer Incident

June 18, 2012

A Kentucky man is facing charges after the horse trailer he was driving collapsed in Tennessee last week.... Read More

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Heart Rate Variability to Detect Equine Transport Stress

June 08, 2012

Researchers used heart rate variability to identify stress in horses during air and ground transportation.... Read More

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20 Disaster Planning Questions

June 01, 2012

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

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In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

June 01, 2012

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More

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Researchers Review Dopamine-Equine Stereotypy Relationship

May 31, 2012

A dopamine modulation dysfunction could be a risk factor for equine stereotypic behavior development.... Read More

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Rollover Accident Kills Three Upper Level Eventing Horses

May 29, 2012

One horse died at the scene of the accident, while two others were euthanized in the following days. ... Read More

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Reward Offered in Michigan Horse Cruelty Case

May 10, 2012

On May 2 an extremely malnourished horse was discovered lying on the side of a road in Cheboygan County.... Read More

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USRider Offers Trailer Preparation Tips for Travel Season

March 27, 2012

Perform basic, yet essential, maintenance on horse trailers to ensure horse and human safety. ... Read More