Recent News for Mare Care and Problems

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Progress Report on Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1)

March 07, 2013

EHV-1 has been among the research priorities for some time, but there is still much to be learned. ... Read More

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Single EHV-1 Case Reported in Tennessee

March 07, 2013

One horse in Shelby County, Tennessee, has tested positive for the neurologic form of EHV-1. ... Read More

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Tips for Keeping Mares in Foal (AAEP 2012)

March 07, 2013

Proper and timely intervention can mean the difference between a live foal and a lost one. ... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed at Illinois Boarding Stable

March 06, 2013

Illinois State Veterinarian Mark Ernst, DVM, confirmed March 6 that EHV-1 has been diagnosed in that state. ... Read More

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Utah EHV-1: Case Count Stands at Seven

March 06, 2013

The Utah state veterinarian's office has confirmed seven equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) cases in Cache County.... Read More

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Florida EHV-1: Equine Influenza Confirmed at HITS Facility

March 06, 2013

Multiple horses exhibited clinical signs of influenza before testing positive for the disease.... Read More

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Florida EHV-1: Disease Surveillance Continues

March 05, 2013

Animal health officials are monitoring horses stabled at the HITS facility in Ocala, Fla., for signs of EHV-1.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Utah EHV-1: Additional Cases Confirmed

March 05, 2013

The Utah state veterinarian's office has now confirmed a total of six equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) cases.... Read More

Udeni Balasuriya, a professor at the University of Kentucky Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, was recently awarded a $2.9 million grant to identify the genetic factors responsible for establishment of equine arteritis virus (EAV) carrier state in stallions.

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UK Researcher Awarded $2.9 Million for EAV Research

March 05, 2013

Udeni Balasuriya, BVSc, MS, PhD, will study genetic factors related to the EAV carrier state in stallions. ... Read More

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Florida EHV-1: One Farm Released from Quarantine

March 04, 2013

A quarantine on a Wellington horse farm due to EHV-1 has been released; the case count in Ocala holds steady.... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Additional Case Confirmed

March 01, 2013

Veterinarians have confirmed an additional case of EHV-1 in connection with the HITS circuit in Ocala, Fla.... Read More

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Wellington EHV-1: Two Horses Test Negative

February 28, 2013

Two horses previously housed in FEI stabling at the PBIEC tested negative for EHV-1 Feb. 28.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Identified in Quebec Horse

February 28, 2013

A Canadian Horse mare was euthanized before testing positive for EHV-1. More than 50 horses are quarantined.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Florida EHV-1: Additional Horses Confirmed Positive

February 27, 2013

Five additional cases of EHV-1 have been confirmed in connection with the HITS circuit in Ocala, Fla.... Read More

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Two Additional Utah Horses Confirmed EHV-1 Positive

February 27, 2013

Two additional horses have tested EHV-1 positive, bringing the total confirmed count in Utah to four.... Read More

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Wellington, Fla., Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 27, 2013

The horse tested negative on a nasal PCR swab, but positive for EHV-1 on a blood test.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Utah Horses

February 27, 2013

The state veterinarian has issued a quarantine in Cache County following confirmation of EHV-1 cases.... Read More

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Ocala EHV-1: Index Case Recovering, No New Cases Reported

February 25, 2013

HITS reported in a Feb. 25 statement that no new cases of the disease have been detected.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kathryn Laura Smith

February 23, 2013

Smith's research focused primarily on the neurologic manifestation of equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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N.J. Horses Quarantined after Equine Herpesvirus Exposure

February 22, 2013

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined two farms after horses at both were exposed to EHV-1.... Read More

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Horse at Florida Show Diagnosed with EHV-1, Show Official Says

February 22, 2013

A horse at the HITS circuit reportedly has been diagnosed with the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1.... Read More

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Diet's Effect on Broodmare Lactation Described (AAEP 2012)

February 20, 2013

Supporting broodmares' overall and nutritional health during lactation is especially crucial.... Read More

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Five Factors that Impact Gestation, Foaling (AAEP 2012)

February 19, 2013

One veterinarian describes five factors that can negatively impact pregnancy and how to respond to them.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Goes for Short Walk

February 18, 2013

While still in serious condition, she was able to go for a short walk and able to eat a small amount of grass.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Remains in Serious Condition

February 14, 2013

Rachel Alexandra remains in serious condition Feb. 14 after undergoing surgery yesterday. ... Read More