A horse’s teeth continually erupt out of the horse’s jaws throughout its lifetime, French said. Species that evolved to exist on a diet of tough grasses, such as horses, cows, rabbits and other rodents, share this trait.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced additional confirmed cases of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) in horses residing an already quarantined facility in Orange County.
FORT WORTH, Texas—The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) has partnered with the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) as an Official Media Partner of the 2018 event to help champion the sport of Reining and show its support for theContinue reading… APHA Partners With 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™
State animal health officials confirmed April 10 that a horse in Lincoln County, South Dakota, has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1)
Spurred by the popularity of ranch horse events that celebrate the versatility and workmanship of a cattleman’s best asset, APHA and Classic Equine have teamed up to host the inaugural Ranch Work Championship July 7 at the Will Rogers MemorialContinue reading… All-Breed Ranch Work Championship to pay $10,000 to hardworking horses July 7
APHA is pleased to welcome Santa Cruz Animal Health as an official Corporate Partner for 2018. As a Corporate Partner, Santa Cruz Animal Health will sponsor APHA’s two annual World Shows by providing awards to top-placing Youth, Amateur and OpenContinue reading… APHA welcomes new Corporate Partner Santa Cruz Animal Health
BY MITCH EMMONS Veterinarians at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine have successfully conducted their first procedure to correct atrial fibrillation in an equine patient, being one of only a handful of veterinary schools nationwide able to perform theContinue reading… AU veterinarians perform rare heart procedure on thoroughbred horse with AFib
Arizona Department of Agriculture Animal Services Division 1688 W. Adams Street, Phoenix AZ 85007 (602) 542 4293 March 5, 2018, Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) Director Mark Killian ordered the quarantine of a cutting horse training facility in northern Maricopa CountyContinue reading… Quarantine to Contain Herpes Virus at Arizona Training Facility
A new technique that uses ultrasound findings to predict a racehorse’s likelihood of returning to racing after a tendon injury has been described by researchers. The study team say the new system will significantly improve racehorse welfare in both theContinue reading… Ultrasound-based scoring system predicts horses’ recovery from tendon injury
A new parvovirus has been identified which is capable of causing life-threatening liver disease in horses. Researchers focused on a horse that contracted equine serum hepatitis, also known as Theiler’s disease, after receiving a dose of equine-derived tetanus antitoxin. TheContinue reading… New Copiparvovirus found in equine tetanus antitoxin
A study in Australia has found no evidence that the vaccination against the deadly Hendra virus affects the racing performance of thoroughbreds. The work of University of Sydney researcher Kathrin Schemann and her colleagues involved analysis of data from horsesContinue reading… Racing performance unaffected by Hendra vaccine
AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (USDA-CFTEP) released the Kleberg County Fever Tick Control Purpose Quarantine Area (CPQA) on January 26, 2018. The 17,397-acre CPQA wasContinue reading… TAHC Releases Kleberg County Fever Tick Quarantine Area
Sixteen horses at one facility in King County, Washington, have now tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), seven of which have been euthanized.
In its severe form, horses experience episodes of labored breathing at rest triggered by hay dust antigens…
AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (USDA-CFTEP) released the Jim Wells County Fever Tick Control Purpose Quarantine Area (CPQA) on November 22, 2017. The 51,590-acre CPQAContinue reading… TAHC Releases Jim Wells County Fever Tick Quarantine Area