Biosecurity

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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

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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