Does your horse treat acorns and oak leaves like a delicacy? Acorns and oak leaves contain tannin which in large quantities can be poisonous to your horse. Red or black oak varieties contain the most tannin; white oak varieties contain the least. The concentration of tannin in early spring leaves and green acorns is much […]
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There were a couple of interesting articles in the show jumping arena (no pun intended) that caught my eye in relevance to performance in thoroughbreds. The first was an article about the breeder of Romulus, a world class British show jumper whose ow…
Equine cellular therapy-from stall to bench to bedside?
Cytometry A. 2012 Oct 18;
Authors: Burk J, Badylak SF, Kelly J, Brehm W
Pioneering clinical stem cell research is being performed in the horse, a…
HOUSTON, (Horseback) – A group of three organizations bitterly opposed to horse slaughter have issued a statement:
On Thursday Oct 11th the European Commission published a report, which evaluates the
operation of controls over the production of horseme…
AMARILLO, (AQHA) – The 2012 AQHA World Championship Show will host an International Equestrian Federation CRI1*, CRI2* and CRI3* (Concour de Reining Internationale) event on November 9 at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. AQHA and the National…
LAUSSANE, (FEI) – Yves Rossier, Vice Chair of the FEI Veterinary Committee, delivered a presentation on equine injury surveillance at the annual International Olympic Sports Federations’ Medical Commission Chairpersons conference held at the IOC Headqu…
NEW YORK, (Jockey Club) – The Jockey Club today released Report of Mares Bred (RMB) statistics for the 2012 breeding season. Based on RMBs received through Oct. 14, 2012, The Jockey Club reports that 1,861 stallions covered 35,391 mares in North Americ…
J Vet Intern Med. 2012 Sep 4; Authors: Norman TE, Chaffin MK, Norton PL, Coleman MC, Stoughton WB, Mays T Abstract BACKGROUND: Representatives from a herd of horses with acute onset of neurologic signs after administration of ivermectin presented for evaluation and treatment. OBJECTIVES: Describe clinical signs of horses intoxicated by ingestion of Solanum sp. […]
Parasitology. 2012 Aug 16;:1-14 Authors: Wood EL, Matthews JB, Stephenson S, Slote M, Nussey DH Abstract SUMMARY Cyathostomins are the most prevalent equine intestinal parasites and resistance has been reported in these nematodes against all 3 licensed anthelmintic classes. Strategies need to be developed that are less dependent upon drugs and more reliant on management-based […]
Lancet Infect Dis. 2012 Aug 23; Authors: Mahalingam S, Herrero LJ, Playford EG, Spann K, Herring B, Rolph MS, Middleton D, McCall B, Field H, Wang LF Abstract Hendra virus, first identified in 1994 in Queensland, is an emerging zoonotic pathogen gaining importance in Australia because a growing number of infections are reported in horses […]
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