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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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“Foot man” welcomed into equine vet Hall of fame

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Foot man” welcomed into equine vet Hall of fame

Podiatrist Raul Bras the latest Rood & Riddle vet to be honored.

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Major US equine health survey targets 28 states

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Major US equine health survey targets 28 states

Third such survey in 17 years to start in May.

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“Shipping fever” a risk in long-distance transport of horses

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Shipping fever” a risk in long-distance transport of horses

Reported cases show magnitude of the problem, says specialist.

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Early recognition vital in combating new diseases, says expert

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Early recognition vital in combating new diseases, says expert

“Some may have significant economic consequences.”

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Equine disease outbreaks for 4th quarter of 2014 listed

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Equine disease outbreaks for 4th quarter of 2014 listed

The usual suspects, plus a major vesicular stomatitis outbreak in the US.

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Stray Mexican donkey seized in Texas tests positive for much-feared glanders

| April 3, 2015 | 7 Comments
Stray Mexican donkey seized in Texas tests positive for much-feared glanders

“Mexican strays continue to pose a huge threat to Texas livestock.”

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Parasite egg counts: Now there’s an app

| March 31, 2015 | 1 Comment
Parasite egg counts: Now there’s an app

Groundbreaking technology could revolutionize fecal egg counts.

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Sweet lupins could overtake soya in animal feeds

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sweet lupins could overtake soya in animal feeds

GM worries and import costs may mean soya takes lesser role.

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Researchers show value of diet and exercise for laminitis-prone horses

| March 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
Researchers show value of diet and exercise for laminitis-prone horses

Nineteen horses and ponies put on individually tailored programmes.

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Common equine parasite wrongly identified in textbooks – study

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Common equine parasite wrongly identified in textbooks – study

Parascaris univalens is now the main roundworm species in horses.

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Horse allergies: Early exposure can help build resistance – study

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horse allergies: Early exposure can help build resistance – study

Researchers probe insect-bite hypersensitivity.

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Horses stabled alone show signs of stress, study shows

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horses stabled alone show signs of stress, study shows

Solitary stabling can impact on health and wellbeing, research suggests.

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First use of silk mesh to repair a hernia in a horse

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
First use of silk mesh to repair a hernia in a horse

“Clinical significance not only for horses but also for humans.”

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Midge study helps understanding of African horse sickness

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Midge study helps understanding of African horse sickness

One species in Senegal particularly drawn to horses.

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$1.1m boost for equine health research

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
$1.1m boost for equine health research

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announces new projects for 2015.

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