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Equine Biosecurity


Horse Owners Are Invited to Participate in an EDCC Biosecurity Survey

The EDCC biosecurity survey will help to determine the awareness and knowledge of biosecurity in the horse industry.

Horse Care

What to Know About Knees

Healthy joints are a must in sporthorses, and some are more complex than others. Here’s a look at common knee issues and tips for keeping them from becoming chronic.

Horse Care

Competitive Success with Kissing Spines

With the right management, this disorder doesn’t have to be a death sentence for your horse’s performance career.

Horse Care

Colonic Ulcers in the Dressage Horse

Recent research developments are shifting some of the focus from gastric ulceration to hindgut ulceration

Horse Care

What Your Horse’s Tail Says About His Health

Your horse’s tail can be a barometer for many different issues going on in the body.

Horse Care

10 Ways to Stay Safe and Healthy at Horse Shows

Learn what measures you can take to reduce the risk of invisible disease dangers.

Horse Care

Understanding Your Horse’s Hock Health

Learn about some of the elements that affect the horse's hocks


Shannon Dueck: Riding Dressage Through Breast Cancer

Grand Prix dressage trainer Shannon Dueck discusses horses, happiness and how battling cancer transformed her attitude forever.

Horse Care

The Equine Herpesvirus: EHV-1 Prevention and Tips

Outbreaks of EHV-1 at racetracks and other horse facilities have been widely publicized with fatality rates as high as 40 percent. But don?t panic! The neurological form of equine herpes virus has occurred sporadically for many years, and although there does appear to be an increase in the EHV-1 outbreaks across the country recently, it?s still a relatively rare disease in the U.S. horse population. Your horse is much more likely to die from colic or respiratory disease than he is from EHV-1.

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