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Airway Disease Studies

January 01, 2000

Researchers at Michigan State University are into their third year of a 10-year study of the pathogenesis and most efficacious treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains Ed Robinson, MRCVS, PhD (respiratory physiology)... Read More

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Nominees Needed for International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame

January 01, 2000

American Farriers Journal of Brookfield, Wis., is taking nominations for the International Equine Veterinarians Hall Of Fame class of 2000.

Since 1997, the International Equine Veterinarians Hall Of Fame has honored individuals... Read More

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Blackburn TRF Opens in Kentucky

January 01, 2000

Kentucky dedicated the nation’s third major Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) facility for the rehabilitation and retirement of former racehorses. The facility officially opened on Nov. 19, 1999, with a ceremony at the Blackburn... Read More

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EVA Brochure Available

January 01, 2000

The potentially life-threatening disease equine viral arteritis (EVA) and its effect on young foals and pregnant mares are the subject of a new client-education brochure developed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP).... Read More

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Nutraceutical News

January 01, 2000

The Equine Research Centre of Guelph, Ontario, furthered its reputation for leading-edge health initiatives by hosting the first annual symposium of the Nutraceutical Alliance, a newly formed organization committed to delivering natural health... Read More

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AAEP Market View Launches Data Web Site

January 01, 2000

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), in conjunction with Edward L. Blach, DVM, MS, MBA, has launched a new web site designed to provide equine marketing data to the horse industry and the companies who make and sell products... Read More

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Free Customized Deworming Programs Available

January 01, 2000

Customized deworming information is now available to horse owners nationwide when they visit Hoechst Roussel Vet’s interactive equine web site.

To access this distinctive site, go to Read More

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Understanding the Young Horse

January 01, 2000

Training a young horse can be a daunting prospect for the non-professional horse owner. In Understanding The Young Horse, Les Sellnow, a lifelong horseman with a diverse background in various equestrian disciplines, provides a breaking... Read More

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When My Horse is in a Fire...

January 01, 2000

While a barn fire is uncommon, there is nothing more devastating-with more complicated consequences-than a horse's becoming a burn victim. But it does happen. The first steps when confronted with a barn fire are obvious-remove the... Read More

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Battling Mares: Fighting for Dominance

January 01, 2000

Q. Within the past three weeks, we have purchased our second miniature horse, a 10-year-old mare in foal. When the mare arrived at our farm, we assumed that she would be a good companion for our 2-year-old miniature mare. We also expected that... Read More

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McLain Ward Suspended and Fined by AHSA

December 16, 1999

The American Horse Shows Association (AHSA), the National Equestrian Federation of the United States, announced Wednesday that following a meeting of its Hearing Committee, two plea agreements entered into by McLain Ward of Brewster, N.Y., were... Read More

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American Association of Equine Practitioners and The Horse Renew Agreement

December 16, 1999

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care renewed their strategic partnership at this week's 45th annual AAEP convention held in Albuquerque, N.M. The goal of the partnership i... Read More

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Big Ben Dies At 23

December 16, 1999

Big Ben, Canada's most famous show jumping horse, died early Saturday, Dec. 11, from colic. He was 23.

Big Ben, ridden for over a decade by Ian Millar of Perth, came down with colic around 6 p.m. EST on Friday. He was euthanized in orde... Read More

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Six Farriers Chosen For Hall Of Fame

December 16, 1999

Six world-class, highly dedicated farriers have been elected to a top industry honor by the toughest crowd of all other world-class farriers.

The International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame Class of 2000 includes Dick Harris of South... Read More

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West Nile Virus Meeting

December 10, 1999

The USET and Stadium Jumping in conjunction with the Florida Division of the Animal Industry are sponsoring a meeting in Wellington, FL on December 20, 1999 to discuss the West Nile Virus and its effect on the equine. Nationally recognized... Read More

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Summary Of West Nile Virus In The United States

December 10, 1999

Courtesy of USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services, Emergency Programs
Infectious Disease Table Topics, AAEP Convention
(Report of November 18, 1999)

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been identified in birds, mosquitoes,... Read More

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AAEP 1999: Purchase Exam Forum

December 07, 1999

Governance changes brought about a new procedure at the 1999 American Association of Equine Practitioner's Convention held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A forum replaced the committee format from previous years. The forum exists to provide everyon... Read More

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NAHMS Infobite: Equine Management Practices

December 07, 1999

(From NAHMS Equine '98 Study)

Percent of Operations that Fed the Following Grain/Concentrate Sources (Feed Type), 1997

  • Unpelleted Sweet Feed: 57.2%
  • Unpelleted Grain: 42.9%
  • Grain Mix With... Read More

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NAHM Infobite: Transportation of U.S. Equids

December 07, 1999

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) designed the Equine `98 Study to provide both participants and the equine industry with information on the United States' equine population for... Read More

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AAEP 1999: Infectious Diseases Subcommittee on Equine Identification

December 07, 1999

Presented by Committee Chairman: Timothy R. Cordes, DVM, Dec. 4, 1999

History
According to Ralph C. Knowles, DVM, Veterinary Consultant, early equine identification in the United States... Read More

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Michigan Hay Surplus

December 02, 1999

A very favorable summer growing season over much of Michigan has produced a tremendous supply of surplus hay for many farms. According to Jerry Lindquist, the coordinator of the Michigan Hay Seller's List and Michigan State University (MSU)... Read More

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Symposium On Racing Panelists Named, Agenda Expended

December 02, 1999

The final line-up of speakers has been completed for this year's Symposium on Racing, presented by The University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program. The Symposium, held Dec. 7 through 11 at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson,... Read More

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Reward Offered To Catch Horse Killers In U.K.

December 02, 1999

The British Horse Society is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for arson attacks on horses in Hampshire and Bromley, Kent last week, and a vicious attack on another horse in Abbey... Read More

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Older Horses Are Now Eligible For PreventiCare

December 02, 1999

Horses enrolled before age 20, and up to age 24, are eligible to participate in PreventiCare--the unique, veterinarian-administrated equine wellness program offered by Pfizer Animal Health.

Horses between the ages of five months (and... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Introduces Studies

December 02, 1999

The Morris Animal Foundation is pleased to report the realization of a goal to fund $2 million in health studies by the year 2000. The Foundation has also added a variety of animal health studies to its growing list of vital investigations... Read More