Biosecurity

Researchers know the flying fox transmits the deadly hendra virus to horses, but the exact method of transmission remains unclear.

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Hendra Virus Survey Highlights Horse Owner Behavior

December 18, 2013

While most see hendra virus as a risk, many are not taking precautions to protect themselves or their horses.... Read More

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International Horse Movement

November 25, 2013

Governing officials are exploring ways to reduce hurdles for horses crossing country lines.... Read More

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Thwarting Thrush

November 18, 2013

Thrush can cause serious and sometimes permanent lameness if not treated promptly and properly.... Read More

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10 Biosecurity Tips from Top Equine Health Experts

November 15, 2013

Protecting your horse from infectious disease needn't require storing him in a protective bubble. ... Read More

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Grooming For Health

November 11, 2013

Your daily grooming regime requires commitment. Its rewards are your horse's continued well-being and comfort.... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Offer Biosecurity eWorkshop Nov. 4-17

October 23, 2013

The course is designed to review ways to reduce the chance of horses' contracting infectious diseases.... Read More

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Lots of Elbow Grease for Disinfection Project

October 20, 2013

Disease outbreaks are dangerous to the health of your horses and can be disastrous for your business. ... Read More

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Relocating a Show (or Any) Horse

October 08, 2013

I've created a pre-moving checklist before relocating Lily next week.... Read More

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Horse Relocation Checklist

October 08, 2013

Use this handy guide next time you move your horse to a new home.... Read More

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Equine Health Seminar Kicks Off Horse Races

August 22, 2013

The 2013's annual Zweig Memorial Trot kicks off with a series of talks on equine health. ... Read More

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Handling Equine Disease Outbreaks

August 20, 2013

Knowledge about handling outbreaks will help ensure the best health possible for all horses involved.... Read More

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NSW Horse Owners Urged to Take Part in Biosecurity Efforts

July 10, 2013

The new traceability measures could help improve the state's capacity to respond to animal disease outbreaks.... Read More

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Equine Infection Control Training

July 09, 2013

Dr. Brandy Burgess of Colorado State University answers a question about equine infection control training.... Read More

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Choosing a Disinfectant for Barn Use

July 05, 2013

Dr. Brandy Burgess describes selecting a disinfectant to protect horses from infectious disease agents.... Read More

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How to Quarantine a New Horse

July 03, 2013

Dr. Josie Traub-Dargatz describes ways to keep horses and their equipment separate to avoid disease spread.... Read More

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Monitor Horses Closely at Shows

June 16, 2013

Special attention to a horse's management and health program is a necessity during show season.... 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.

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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

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Ever-Changing Equine Travel Restrictions

June 03, 2013

Each state and event devises their own equine travel requirements, so how do owners keep in line with the law?... Read More

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Oregon State Vet Offers Seasonal Advice to Horse Owners

June 02, 2013

Brad LeaMaster, DVM, PhD, advised owners to protect their horses against WNV and EHV-1 this spring.... Read More

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Study: Not All Biosecurity Protocols Effective

May 16, 2013

Researchers say not all biosecurity protocols owners use will protect horses from infectious diseases.... Read More

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Spring Cleaning? Don't forget Sheath Cleaning

May 14, 2013

One veterinarian offers some tips on an often overlooked but extremely important task: sheath cleaning.... 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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EHV-1 Down Florida Way

March 22, 2013

My observations on biosecurity measures and horse owner attitudes in the wake of the Florida EHV-1 outbreak.... Read More

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OIE Standards for International Horse Movement

January 31, 2013

Dr. Susanne Münstermann presents the OIE's role in preventing the global spread of equine diseases.... Read More

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Lawsonia in Horses and Pigs

December 12, 2012

Dr. Connie Gebhart discusses Lawsonia intracellularis, a bacterium that causes equine proliferated enteropathy... Read More