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Rabies threat to Australia discussed at veterinary conference

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rabies threat to Australia discussed at veterinary conference

Disease would be difficult to eradicate, delegates told.

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Equine massage: Hands on for the competitive edge

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Equine massage: Hands on for the competitive edge

Equine massage sessions can often resemble Swedish sports massage for human athletes.

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Artificial skin invented by equine surgeons is on the cutting edge

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Artificial skin invented by equine surgeons is on the cutting edge

Product now being used for training across the US.

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Exercise-induced lung bleeding in horses should be considered a disease, says expert panel

| May 22, 2015 | 2 Comments
Exercise-induced lung bleeding in horses should be considered a disease, says expert panel

Major review published in journal.

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New body fat indexing method developed for horses

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
New body fat indexing method developed for horses

New Body Condition Index a step up for objective weight monitoring.

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Horse keepers urged to take quick equine health survey

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horse keepers urged to take quick equine health survey

British horse info needed for annual “snapshot”.

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Strangles on the agenda at veterinary conference

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Strangles on the agenda at veterinary conference

Practical management of nasty equine disease to be explored.

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More evidence to support role of sycamore seeds in Equine Atypical Myopathy

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
More evidence to support role of sycamore seeds in Equine Atypical Myopathy

German researchers conduct study.

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Research points to calming effect of magnesium on horses

| May 7, 2015 | 1 Comment
Research points to calming effect of magnesium on horses

Magnesium aspartate slowed reaction speeds in six Standardbreds.

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First US cases of vesicular stomatitis reported for 2015 season

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
First US cases of vesicular stomatitis reported for 2015 season

Handful of cases in New Mexico, Arizona and Utah.

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Human clinical trial begins for therapy targeting Australia’s Hendra virus

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Human clinical trial begins for therapy targeting Australia’s Hendra virus

Therapy aims to improve survival chances of people exposed to virus.

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Man who suffered meningitis most likely caught infection from a horse

| May 5, 2015 | 1 Comment
Man who suffered meningitis most likely caught infection from a horse

Rare case reported in journal by Danish doctors.

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Progress in bid to tame equine piroplasmosis

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Progress in bid to tame equine piroplasmosis

Large-scale testing of potential drug therapies now possible.

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Four cases of equine infectious anemia in Tennessee

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Four cases of equine infectious anemia in Tennessee

Cases of the viral disease confirmed in the west of the state.

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Worrying levels of equine piroplasmosis infection found in Italian donkeys

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Worrying levels of equine piroplasmosis infection found in Italian donkeys

Researchers say a surveillance programme is urgently needed.

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Probiotic fails to reduce diarrhea risk in foals – study

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Probiotic fails to reduce diarrhea risk in foals – study

Researchers conduct placebo-controlled field trial involving 72 foals.

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Vet says Lasix ‘most abused drug’ in racing

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vet says Lasix ‘most abused drug’ in racing

Gary Priest speaks out against current veterinary business model.

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Pigeon fever vaccine sales halted due to gut issues in some horses

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pigeon fever vaccine sales halted due to gut issues in some horses

Unexpected gastrointestinal tract events seen in some animals.

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Equine monitoring on horizon, but pet trackers first

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Equine monitoring on horizon, but pet trackers first

Advances being made in wearable monitoring technology for animals.

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Horse owners in Washington State urged to vaccinate against West Nile

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horse owners in Washington State urged to vaccinate against West Nile

“Do it before mosquitoes are active,” says state veterinarian.

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