Recent News for Transportation

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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

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Imported Horses: Prevalence of Fevers Examined (AAEP 2011)

February 10, 2012

Age, breed, previous experience with air travel, and location in the cargo area can impact body temperature.... Read More

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Double-Decker Trailer Bill Advances

February 04, 2012

The bill, H.R. 7, contains language prohibiting the hauling of horses in double-deck trailers.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Hauler Charged

January 19, 2012

The driver is facing multiple violations in connection with a rollover accident that killed three horses.... Read More

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Tennessee Trailer Rollover Accident Probed

January 17, 2012

Three horses were killed and at least two were injured in the Jan. 16 accident.... Read More

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ATA to Host International Horse Transport Conference

January 13, 2012

The conference will take place March 18-21 and will cover a wide variety of transport-related topics.... Read More

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Gaughan Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgeon

December 30, 2011

Gaughan joined Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine as professor of large animal surgery.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Pheromone Gel's Calming Effects on Horses

December 04, 2011

Horses treated with pheromones were less stressed during cognitive sessions after travel than untreated ones.... Read More

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Winter Driving Tips for Horse Owners

November 23, 2011

Ensure vehicles are ready for winter driving and maintain them according to manufacturer recommendations.... Read More

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OIE, FEI: Updates Needed in South American Horse Movement

October 31, 2011

The OIE and FEI say outdated, unjustified import and export barriers have hurt the growth of equestrian sport.... Read More

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Study Examines Safety and Efficacy of Strangles Vaccines

October 08, 2011

A research team evaluates the effectiveness and safety of strangles vaccines on ponies of different ages.... Read More

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Travel Documents: Know What You Need to Travel with Horses

September 20, 2011

Find out what veterinary documents you'll need to secure before you travel with horses. ... Read More