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4 Ways to make the most of your horse's vaccines
With some forethought and planning, you can make sure your horses's immunization schedule provides the highest level of protection for the longest time possible.
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Is Your Horse Protected?
How much does your horse mean to you? How important is protecting your horse against serious diseases that are potentially fatal…and preventable?
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Horse at University of Pennsylvania tests positive for neurologic EHV-1
The horse, which is housed at the university’s Moran Facility, is currently isolated under quarantine.
EQUUS 'Farm Calls' Podcast Episode 7: Equine Influenza
Equine influenza is easily spread among horses, but there are ways to decrease exposure and reduce the severity of the disease.
EQUUS ‘Farm Calls’ Podcast Episode 6: Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)
There has been a major change in the mode of transmission for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in the last 10 years that horse owners need to know about.
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EQUUS 'Farm Calls' Podcast Episode 4: Equine Colic
In this episode of EQUUS "Farm Calls," learn about the types and causes of equine colic, as well as management to promote gut health.
Protect your horse from Potomac horse fever
Summer is peak season for this disease caused by an organism that thrive in ponds, rivers and other waterways. Here’s how you can reduce your horse's risk.
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Two Maryland horses test positive for neurologic form of equine herpesvirus.
The cases are not connected to each other, nor recent cases in Florida; Precautionary "hold" order placed on four barns at Laurel Park Racetrack
4 equine diseases linked to vitamin E deficiency
Lack of vitamin E puts horses at risk of several neuromuscular disorders. Here are the most common ones.
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How to handle a heaves flare up
If dust, mold and other environmental factors trigger an acute episode, call the veterinarian and do the following three things.
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Two Massachusetts horses test positive for strangles
The highly infectious bacterial disease spreads through direct contact, making biosecurity crucial in preventing outbreaks.
Tetanus immunity after the fact
If an injury or circumstances put a horse at risk for tetanus and his vaccination status is unknown, his treatment regimen may include tetanus antitoxin.