Biosecurity

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 06, 2016

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on biosecurity, equine collapse, MRI, industry issues, and more! ... Read More

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Woman Dies After Exposure to Sick Horse

October 15, 2016

Cultures from both human and horse tested positive for S. equi spp zooepidemicus.... Read More

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Preventing Disease Spread: Don't Forget About Farriers

October 11, 2016

Farriers should practice smart biosecurity to prevent potential equine disease spread among properties.... Read More

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The Importance of Cleaning and Disinfecting Horse Stalls

October 06, 2016

Cleaning and disinfecting stalls is critically important for biosecurity, especially in controlling disease outbreaks. ... Read More

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10 Biosecurity Tips from Top Equine Health Experts

September 26, 2016

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

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Biosecurity in the Breeding Shed

September 12, 2016

Biosecurity isn't just a consideration for show horses. Here are some tips on how to keep breeding stock disease-free.... Read More

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Preventing Pigeon Fever

August 10, 2016

Is my horse at risk of catching pigeon fever from another horse at my trainer's barn? ... Read More

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Streptococcus Between Species

August 03, 2016

Can Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus be transferred from horses to people?... Read More

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Preventing Disease Spread This Show Season

July 19, 2016

Remember these three core biosecurity steps to help keep your horses as well as your fellow competitors' horses healthy.... Read More

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Queensland Introduces New Biosecurity Rules for Horse Owners

June 27, 2016

The new approach to managing cattle ticks will provide flexibility for moving horses across the so-called "tick line."... Read More

Troy Heikes (USA) and Lil Gun Dunit were the leaders in the second individual reining qualifier .

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Keeping Your Equine Athlete at the Top of His Game

June 24, 2016

Our sources share nine ways to help your sport horse perform at his best.... Read More

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2016 Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed

June 22, 2016

The summit will feature talks on racing surfaces, equine injuries, nutrition, biosecurity, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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Canada Introduces New Equine Biosecurity Standards

June 21, 2016

The document chronicles simple ways for owners and handlers to protect horses from disease.... Read More

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Male Horse Health Care: Don't Forget Sheath Cleaning

June 19, 2016

One veterinarian offers some tips on an often overlooked but extremely important task: sheath cleaning.... Read More

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Disease Trends Reinforce Importance of Good Biosecurity

June 07, 2016

Is your horse protected from infectious disease? Here are tips on how to keep him safe at home and on the road.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horses Living with Livestock

May 31, 2016

Of the 362 respondents, 137 (38%) said they own or keep other types of livestock in addition to horses.... Read More

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Summit to Cover Racehorse Nutrition, Biosecurity, and More

April 28, 2016

The Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will also feature talks on equine injuries, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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Monmouth Park Announces New Health Protocols For Shippers

April 15, 2016

The new measures come in response to a number equine herpesvirus-1 cases at nearby Parx Racing, in Pennsylvania.... Read More

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Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 07, 2016

TheHorse.com readers share their top spring farm and barn cleaning and maintenance tips.... Read More

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10th Equine Infectious Diseases Conference Scheduled

March 23, 2016

The 10th International Equine Infectious Diseases Conference will convene April 4-8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.... Read More

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How to Disinfect Your Farm

March 10, 2016

You know cleaning and disinfecting exposed surfaces helps prevent disease spread, but what's the best way to do it? ... Read More

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Spring Health Preparations

March 07, 2016

Check all these tasks off your list as you transition your horse into the spring riding season.... Read More

Star, a 32-year-old mare, survived equine herpesvirus earlier this month. She had the respiratory form of the disease.

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How I Navigated EHV-1 in My Boarding Barn

February 26, 2016

A barn owner describes dealing with equine herpesvirus on her farm and shares what she learned from the experience.... Read More

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Interspecies Threats: Is Your Horse at Risk?

February 22, 2016

Discover what diseases your horse can catch from other animals, big and small. ... Read More

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Hendra Virus: Protect Horses to Protect Humans

January 16, 2016

This virus is bad news. It's deadly for horses, deadly for humans, and can be passed from sick horse to human caregiver.... Read More