Recent News for Transportation


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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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


First-Time Traveler

December 06, 2012

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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