Recent News for Mare Care and Problems

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Vernon Downs EHV-1: At Least Four Horses Affected

May 06, 2013

Laboratory tests indicate at least four horses stabled at Vernon Downs are positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed at Vernon Downs

May 06, 2013

Officials implemented a quarantine at Vernon Downs in New York after confirming a case of EHV-1 on May 4. ... Read More

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New Test Helps Vets Diagnose Placentitis in Pregnant Mares

May 06, 2013

Vets might be able to determine if some mares are at risk of late-term abortion by conducting a blood test.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Ontario Horse

April 30, 2013

Neurotrophic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) was recently confirmed in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada. ... Read More

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Prolonged Gestation: Is Fescue Toxicosis a Possibility?

April 30, 2013

My mare was bred more than 390 days ago and still has not foaled. Is it possible she has grass poisoning?... Read More

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Commentary: Biosecurity for Infectious Disease Control

April 27, 2013

Remember to employ good biosecurity practices to help prevent infectious disease spread.... Read More

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Gluck Researchers Study Ways to Advance Breeding Season

April 25, 2013

Researchers recently investigated two ways to help advance the breeding season in mares. ... Read More

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AAEP, AHC Partner to Prevent Equine Disease Outbreaks

April 25, 2013

The organizations are leading the charge to track and provide information on equine disease threats.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

Reported diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, influenza, equine herpesvirus, and more.... Read More

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Common Mare Problems During and After Foaling (AAEP 2012)

April 18, 2013

Common foaling problems include red bag delivery, difficult birth, and retained fetal membranes.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Clark Co., Nev., Horse

April 17, 2013

A single horse in Clark County, Nev., has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). ... Read More

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Possibly Protective Broodmare

April 16, 2013

How do I deal with a mare that is so protective she will not let me near her or the foal?... Read More

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Top Reasons for Early Embryonic Death Described (AAEP 2012)

April 14, 2013

One veterinarian says many cases of early embryonic death (EED) are probably not preventable.... Read More

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Novel Use of Stems Cells in Horses Reported (AAEP 2012)

April 13, 2013

Stem cells and other biologic therapies could have reproductive applications in horses, one researcher says.... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Last Quarantine Released

April 12, 2013

The last of the quarantines imposed on several farms due to a recent EHV-1 outbreak were released April 10.... Read More

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Santa Barbara Co., Calif., EHV-1 Quarantine Released

April 10, 2013

Officials reported the gelding had tested positive for EHV-1 on March 25.... Read More

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Beware of Problems up to Two Weeks after Foaling (AAEP 2012)

April 10, 2013

Potentially life-threatening postpartum complications in the mare can arise for up to two weeks after foaling.... Read More

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Utah EHV-1: All Quarantines Lifted

April 09, 2013

All quarantines related to the EHV-1 outbreak in Cache County that began in late February have been lifted. ... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Most Quarantines Released

April 08, 2013

The majority of the quarantines connected to an EHV-1 outbreak originating in Ocala, Fla., have been lifted.... Read More

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Subfertile Mares Need Conscientious Monitoring (AAEP 2012)

April 06, 2013

One researcher describes how practitioners can monitor pregnant mares to minimize reproductive losses.... Read More

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San Diego County, Calif., EHV-1 Quarantine Released

April 04, 2013

A Warmblood stallion has been released from quarantine after two negative EHV-1 tests.... Read More

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Warren Co., N.J., Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

April 04, 2013

A 22-year-old Warren County horse was diagnosed with the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). ... Read More

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Helping Pregnant Mares' Final Month be Fruitful (AAEP 2012)

April 03, 2013

One researcher says there are five major problems to consider during the final month of a mare's pregnancy.... Read More

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Researchers Study Early Postpartum Breeding in Horses

April 01, 2013

Researchers evaluated the impact of postpartum breeding date on pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and foaling rates.... Read More

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AHC, AAEP Issue Letter on Equine Disease Outbreaks

March 28, 2013

The AHC and the AAEP issued an open letter to the horse industry regarding U.S. equine disease outbreaks.... Read More