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Enteritis: Getting To The Guts

November 02, 2001

Byars and Collatos covered diagnostic techniques and treatments for enteritis. Byars discussed causes and symptoms, and touched on promising ways to diagnose and determine whether the treatment should include surgery.... Read More

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Model Horse Sales Help Research

November 02, 2001

Sales of a small scale horse are benefiting large horses everywhere. Beckie Kearns, the 1998 Quarter Horse Congress Queen, chose equine research as her charity after "Pressed For Change," the horse for which this Peter Stone Original is made,... Read More

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New Education Building For Penn

November 02, 2001

The University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, which is widely respected for its New Bolton Center research hospital for large animals, soon will be equipped even better. The school will receive a grant of $18 million from... Read More

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USDA Seeks EVA Comments

November 02, 2001

The U.S. Department of Agriculture needs your help to develop an equine viral arteritis (EVA) regulatory program for U.S. horses.

The equine industry regards the disease as a potentially significant and increasing economic threat. Currently... Read More

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Rescued Alumnus Drives For A Cause

November 02, 2001

Six years ago, a starved Morgan colt was rescued from the brink of death by the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He was taken to Nevins Farm and Equine Centre, where he underwent a year of rehabilitation. After... Read More

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College Equine Program Adopts Myotherapy

November 02, 2001

Whether it is a concentration on stud farm management or therapeutic riding, there's a niche for career-bound horse enthusiasts in universities all over the country. This fall, Teikyo Post University became the first college in New England to... Read More

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EEE Confirmed In Virginia

November 02, 2001

Ten horses in Virginia have died of neurological symptoms thought to be caused by Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), according to Bruce Akey, DVM, director of the state's laboratory system and president of the American Associa-tion of Veterinary... Read More

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Cornell Nutritionist Joins Editorial Advisory Board

November 02, 2001

The Horse introduces its newest member to the Editorial Advisory Board. The professionals from around the world who serve on the Advisory Board offer their counsel and... Read More

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LSU Laminitis Research

November 02, 2001

Two equine researchers at the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine recently received a USDA National Research Initiative Mech-anisms of Disease Grant to study the cause of laminitis. This disease causes chronic lameness... Read More

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AAEP Encore

November 02, 2001

For any practitioner who missed the 45th AAEP Annual Convention, in Albuquerque, N.M., Florida was the place to be July 28-30. The second annual AAEP Encore Seminar was held in Orlando, reviewing the favorite 1999 Convention events, including... Read More

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Bold Forbes Died At Age 27

November 02, 2001

Bold Forbes, the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner, died Wednesday, August 9, at the Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington, Ky. at age 27. The horse was euthanized due to renal failure and complications from gastroenteritis. Winner of the 1976... Read More

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Raising Money, And Awareness

November 02, 2001

World renowned trainer Pat Parelli, his wife, Linda, and his SAVVY team of horse trainers banded together in an effort to raise money and awareness for the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA). To do this, he scheduled... Read More

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New Zealand Olympic Horse Dies Suddenly

November 02, 2001

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has announced the death of Chesterfield, who was scheduled compete in the Three-Day competition at the Sydney Olympics next month.

Blyth Tait rode Chesterfield to a team bronze medal in Atlanta in 1996.... Read More

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Intervet Interview

November 02, 2001

The quality of our horses' life is directly related to the care they can be given. Among the key players in that care are the pharmaceutical companies who discover, develop, and manufacture medications and vaccines that either alleviate, prevent... Read More

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First Pour-On Fly Repellent

November 02, 2001

With external pests being a considerable problem this year, owners are looking for any means to prevent attacks by flies and other insects. Boehringer Ingelheim has introduced a pour-on insecticide available only through your veterinarian. Calle... Read More

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Intervet Purchases Bayer Animal Health

November 02, 2001

Intervet became the third-largest supplier of veterinary vaccines in the United States when it recently purchased the North American Bayer Animal Health Biologicals Business.

Klaus Olbers, president of Intervet, Inc., said that Intervet... Read More

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New AAEP Board Member

November 02, 2001

Duncan F. Peters, DVM, MS, has been elected to a three-year term on the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) Board of Directors.Peters, of Kalispell, Mont., will represent the members of the nine states which comprise the Western... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Calls For Pre-Proposals

November 02, 2001

Morris Animal Foundation announces its call for pre-proposals for the fiscal year 2001. The deadline for application is Nov. 1, 2000, and funding is limited to companion animal and wildlife/special species studies. The Foundation is committed to... Read More

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AQHA Accepting Grant Applications

November 02, 2001

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is accepting applications for its annual research grants. AQHAâs Equine Research Committee was founded in 1960 and is comprised of leading Quarter Horse breeders, veterinarians, and individuals... Read More

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West Nile Virus Update

November 02, 2001

Public concern has grown in New England after findings of the West Nile virus in more dead birds and mosquitoes. (For updated WNV coverage, visit Read More

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Survey Attempts To Find Cause Of Headshaking

November 02, 2001

Researchers at De Montfort Universityâs (DMU) School of Agriculture in the United Kingdom are getting closer to putting a halt to headshaking, a problem that plagues some horses for an unknown reason while being ridden. The... Read More

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AHSA Executive Director Resigns

November 02, 2001

Kevin T. Carlon, Executive Director of the American Horse Shows Association since March 1999, has officially resigned from his position. Carlon resigned shortly after expressing concerns of inconsistencies with the Associationâs personnel... Read More

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Associations Team Up With Merial For Ulcer Screening

November 02, 2001

Some of our nation's most competitive racehorses participated in a unique ulcer screening program this year at the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Park. The Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (KHBA) at the Derby, and the New... Read More

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Rabies: Eliminate The Risk

November 02, 2001

Never before have horse owners been as aware of the threat of equine illness as this spring and summer. The list of potential nasties has read like a virtual "Whoâs Who in Equine Diseases." Such terms as encephalitis and West Nile have become... Read More

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Bandaging Brochures

November 02, 2001

The care and protection of equine lower limbs through proper bandaging is the subject of a new series of client education brochures developed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and Educational Partner 3M Animal Care... Read More