Horse Health News
News published the October 18, 2007:
The widespread outbreak of horse flu in Queensland has spurred scientists at the University of the Sunshine Coast to launch a study into how humans help spread the equine influenza virus.Immunologist Dr Fiona B...
USC Press Release
News published the October 10, 2007:
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation hosted a Lameness Research Meeting and Panel Aug. 1 in Fort Collins, Colo. Researchers and lameness experts from around the world met to priori...
American Association of Equine Practitioners Web
News published the October 5, 2007:
Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacterium and an important cause of disease in many species. Approximately 10% of healthy horses carry S. aureus in their noses. This occurrence is termed “colonization,” as th...
University of Guelph/Gluck Equine Research Center
News published the September 27, 2007:
The American Horse Council (AHC) welcomes Dr. Kent Fowler, veterinarian and Chief of the Animal Health Branch at the California Department of Food and Agriculture to its list of top industry speakers at this ye...
The American Horse Council
News published the September 26, 2007:
A second Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit has been scheduled for March 17-18, 2008, at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky. The announcement was made this week by Edward L. Bowen, president of Grayso...
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation
News published the September 21, 2007:
Australia is to import 50,000 doses of vaccine to help efforts to contain and eradicate an outbreak of equine influenza (EI). The vaccine is sufficient to protect 25,000 horses from the highly contagious illnes...
The Associated Press
News published the September 20, 2007:
Dr. Jennifer G. Barrett has joined Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center as an assistant professor of equine surgery. In this tenure track appointment, Barrett will be utilizing the center's...
Virginia Tech press release
News published the September 19, 2007:
Exactly how fast is the heart rate of a racehorse as it flies around the track?For the first time ever, two U of G researchers will be able to answer this question as part of a study aimed at recording the maxi...
University of Guelph News
News published the September 13, 2007:
On one hand, the argument for vaccinating Australia's 350,000-plus horse population against equine influenza seems a no-brainer.In the Hunter Valley, EI will cost breeders almost $1 billion in lost matings reve...
Australia Herald Sun
News published the September 7, 2007:
A recent study in Canada has informed that floating the teeth of dressage horses seems to have no effect on the equine performance. Dr James Carmalt and associates have evaluated dental floating and its repercu...
Equine Science Update