Biosecurity

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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

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 Myeloencephalopathy: On the Rise?

November 28, 2012

One veterinarian discussed disease characteristics and why it might be on the rise at a recent conference.... Read More

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Equine Infection Control Management

November 27, 2012

Veterinarians are uniquely equipped to tailor infectious disease prevention programs, one researcher says.... Read More

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Participation Sought in Breeding Farm Biosecurity Survey

October 11, 2012

Researchers are seeking participation in a survey evaluating biosecurity practices at equine breeding farms.... Read More

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Miniature Horses Designated as Service Animals in Illinois

August 15, 2012

Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law Tuesday designating Miniature Horses as recognized service animals.... Read More

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Biosecurity Queensland: Equestrians Need Biosecurity Plans

August 12, 2012

A biosecurity plan is essential to minimizing the risk of horse pests and diseases, including hendra virus.... Read More

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Health Requirements for 2012 AQHA World Shows Announced

June 11, 2012

Current health certificates and proof of negative Coggins tests are required at championship shows in 2012.... Read More

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In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

June 01, 2012

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More

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Healthful Horse Barns

May 01, 2012

Consider these horse health and safety-oriented design aspects when building or renovating your barn.... Read More

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Biosecurity on the Road

April 11, 2012

Develop a management routine to reduce your horse’s potential exposure to infectious diseases while traveling.... Read More

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The Future of Equine Influenza

April 01, 2012

Researchers are striving to better understand this fast-spreading virus before its next next mutation.... Read More

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CDFA Releases 'Biosecurity for Equine Events' Toolkit

March 12, 2012

The toolkit provides equine event organizers with equine biosecurity and infectious disease information.... Read More

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Effectiveness of On-Farm Biosecurity Measures Studied

February 20, 2012

The Australian equine influenza outbreak provided a unique opportunity to evaluate some biosecurity measures.... Read More

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Biosecurity e-Session Date Announced by Equine Guelph

February 01, 2012

A two-week Equine Biosecurity e-Session will be available April 16 - 29 for $75 (plus HST) per person.... Read More

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Innovations in Manure Management

February 01, 2012

Turn your mismanaged manure pile into an asset with these new technologies. ... Read More

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Biosecurity Can Help Prevent Spread of EHV-1 Infections

January 14, 2012

It's never too late to implement biosecurity protocol to help protect horses from potentially fatal diseases.... Read More

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Eliminating Ammonia

December 01, 2011

The products available to control ammonia buildup in barns boast a variety of forms and ingredients.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Receives Grant for Biosecurity Initiative

November 17, 2011

The "Beat the Bugs" program promotes biosecurity throughout all sectors of the horse industry.... Read More