Transport Stress

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How Can I Tell if My Horse is Stressed?

September 04, 2014

Our expert shares her thoughts on what causes stress for horses and how they respond to stressful situations.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Hauler Enters Plea Deal

September 03, 2014

A horse hauler whose firm was shut down by federal authorities has pleaded guilty to a single charge under a plea deal.... Read More

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Saddle Up Safely Releases Booklets on Safe Equine Travel

August 25, 2014

"Trailering Your Horse Safely" and "Travel to a New Environment" cover topics from choosing a trailer to horse behavior.... Read More

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Move Claims 57 Mustangs, BLM Says

August 19, 2014

A vet believes the horses died of complications relating to their ages, stress, and a shift from pasture grass to hay.... Read More

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Infographic: Does My Horse Have Gastric Ulcers?

July 30, 2014

Up to 90% of horses have gastric ulcers. Discover their clinical signs, treatments, and management strategies.... Read More

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Five Tips for Avoiding Infection while Traveling with Horses

July 16, 2014

Colorado State veterinarians remind riders to take steps to prevent the spread of equine infectious disease.... Read More

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Relocating a Horse

May 29, 2014

Whether you're heading south for a winter show circuit or relocating permanently, preparation is key. ... Read More

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Managing Feeding Programs on the Road for Show Horses

May 02, 2014

Here are some suggestions to help maintain your show horse's body condition, appearance, and performance.... Read More

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Trailering Your Horse with Safety in Mind

April 21, 2014

Make every trip a positive experience by planning it out ahead of time to ensure that your horse arrives safe.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcers: Maintaining Horses' Stomach Health

March 10, 2014

Being aware of the risk factors associated with gastric ulcers is an important step in preventing them.... Read More

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AVMA Members Advocate for Federal Legislation

February 14, 2014

AVMA representatives gathered to educate the nation's policymakers on some equine-specific legislation.... Read More

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Preventing Shipping Fever

February 03, 2014

Before shipping your horse this winter, learn about best ways to prevent this pulmonary disorder. ... Read More

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Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... Read More

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Trailer Loading Lessons

January 16, 2014

What techniques I should use during a trailer loading lesson with a naive filly?... 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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Reducing the Stress when Transporting Horses by Road and Air

September 09, 2013

Being moved from one place to another can be stressful for some horses, whether they travel by air or road.... Read More

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How Cross-Tying During Transport Affects Horses

September 08, 2013

Researchers examined horses' physiological responses during transport while cross-tied or traveling loose.... Read More

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How to Reduce Transport Stress in Horses

September 06, 2013

Learn about the best ways to reduce stress when transporting horses by land or air.... 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

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Balancing Horse Movement and Disease Prevention

June 11, 2013

One researcher suggests some steps that could minimize disease risk without impeding horses’ travel.... 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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Australian Horse Industry Could Face Increased Disease Risk

June 08, 2013

International horse movement and climate changes could contribute to disease risk, one vet says.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya (left), Goodwill Ambassador to the OIE, opened the 81st General Session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates on May 26 in Paris.

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Princess Haya Opens 2013 OIE Assembly in Paris

May 28, 2013

She described the importance of finding sustainable solutions to human and animal health issues.... Read More

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FEI Discusses High-Performance Horse Movement

April 24, 2013

The international movement of high level sport horses was a topic of discussion at the 2013 Sports Forum. ... Read More

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West Virginia to Accept Six-Month Equine Health Certificates

April 18, 2013

West Virginia has joined a group of states in an agreement to accept six-month equine health certificates.... Read More