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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Hay and Feed Storage

April 14, 2014

Store feed and hay carefully to reduce the number of potentially disease-carrying animals in barns.... Read More

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Take Steps to Prevent Equine Herpesvirus Infection

April 11, 2014

Get tips on how you can help prevent equine herpesvirus (EHV) infection spread.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Water Sources

March 15, 2014

Your horse needs water when he travels, but some water sources could harbor infectious disease.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Horse-to-Horse Contact

February 15, 2014

Sick horses are everywhere. Here's how to keep your horse from picking up diseases via horse-to-horse contact.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Horses and Event Facilities

January 15, 2014

Learn how to evaluate risk and protect your horse from infectious disease at event facilities.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Neonatal Medicine Concerns

December 27, 2013

Attendees discussed "dummy" foals, gastric acid suppressant use, and resuscitating foals, among other topics.... Read More

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Grooming Your Horse: Deep Down Clean

December 19, 2013

Daily grooming gives you a chance to detect and monitor any injuries or other health problems.... Read More

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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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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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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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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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