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2 Ponies Killed on Texas Highway
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Frightening moments occurred on a highway near Dallas, Texas when about a dozen horses escaped from a trailer. The horses and ponies were loose for almost an hour before emergency crews could round them all up. Two of th ...
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New Mexico County Takes Preemptive Action Against VSS Spread
23rd Jul 2019   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
In an effort to control an outbreak of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus in horses, Sandoval County in New Mexico is proceeding with an aggressive mosquito control program. Vesicular Stomatitis is a viral disease carried by biting insects. It can lead to high fever and ulceration of the ...
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Hoof Pain and Sore Feet in Horses
18th May 2019   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
There are a lot of reasons why a horse may be lame. Soft tissue injuries, joint inflammation and bruises of all types, can all make a horse lame. These are often obvious, and present with not just lameness but heat you can feel and swelling that is obvious. What isnít quite as ob ...
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What is That Smell
1st Jan 2019   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Your horseís ears usually smells like the rest of the horse, with a waxy odor. If there is a foul odor, itís probably a sign of Otitis Externa. This can be caused by allergies, ticks and other biting insects, an injury, a foreign object or injury like a scrape. ...
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What is That Noise
22nd Dec 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Whinnies and neighs are normal horse noises and often the sounds that horses make are one of the few things that a non-horse person knows about horses. But horses do make other noises. Some are vocal, and some have other origins. Horses have a larynx that is similar to ours, and ...
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Equine Mange Mites
11th Dec 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Mange is a skin condition caused by mites. There is actually a few different types of mange, each caused by a specific type of mange that may affect certain areas of the horseís body. Some are more rare than others. Sarcoptic mange is uncommon, but if the mites that cause it it t ...
Types of Horse Wormers
26th Oct 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
We know that part of a good horse care includes developing our own deworming program. Gastrointestinal parasites, commonly called worms, can cause big health problems for your horse if they get out of hand. ...
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Equine Botulism Symptoms and Causes
19th Jul 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
A women in Nova Scotia is fighting for the life of some of her horses after already losing two and is worrying about a disease affecting the other horses in her equine rescue facility. The cause of the deaths, and the severe illness affecting the sick horses is botulism poisoning ...
Cannabis For Horses
9th Jun 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Marijuana legalization is a hot topic. Here in Canada, itís about to be legalized. It already is in several states and countries. Iím not going to comment about the pros and cons of legalization, or of its use in general. After reading about the effects of dogs (and looking throu ...
What is That Cough
6th Jun 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
In Eastern Canada, a contagious disease is quarantining stables and shutting down events. Streptococcus Equi, a bacterial infection better known as strangles, has even shut down the famous RCMP musical ride. Strangles presents itself with a sudden high fever, runny nose, swollen ...
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EHM Outbreak
19th May 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
In the last month outbreaks of EHM have been reported in Michigan, California and North Dakota. One horse was diagnosed and euthanized on the same day. Other horses were placed in quarantine. While this is far from being an epidemic, itís important to understand these types of di ...
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Neonatal Foal Diseases
27th Feb 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
On the inside, a foal is protected from viruses and bacteria that might make it ill. But, itís born without a fully functioning immune system. Getting the first milk, called colostrum is essential for a foal, as this carries immune building antibodies. If a foal doesnít get this ...
Managing Equine Health Problems with Diet
12th Feb 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
A basic diet of hay or grass and water, along with a salt block is the standard for most horses. But, if your horse has a health problem, you may need to adjust what you feed to help treat or manage the disease. Here is a look at some of the common health problems that benefit fr ...
Manitoba Maple Poisoning
20th Jan 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Manitoba maple seeds are known to cause something called seasonal pasture myopathy, also known as atypical myopathy in Europe. Sadly, SPM is fatal in most cases. There is only about a 25 percent chance of a horse surviving poisoning from Manitoba maple seedlings, even with prompt ...
Why Does My Horse Stumble
24th Nov 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
We all stumble sometimes, and thatís perfectly normal. So it follows that our horses are going to take a misstep now and then. They have twice as many legs as we do after all. The occasional trip up isnít something to be worried about. But, if a horse stumbles often, there is pro ...
Horse Quarantine Basics
22nd Aug 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
If you own a horse, especially if you keep it at home, you need to know how you would keep one in quarantine if the need arises. You may want to bring a new horse home and make sure that it doesnít have any transferable health problems like viruses or lice and other skin diseases ...
Tricks to Deworm Your Horse
1st Jul 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
At some point in your horseís life, itís probably going to need medication of some sort, even if it only ever needs parasite control drugs. Depending on the how the medication is delivered, it can be tricky to get medications into your horse. Horses can get suspicious about takin ...
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Equine Sickness by the Season
20th Jun 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Each season brings with it a change in how we look after our horses. And each season brings with it problems we must watch for, and things we can let our guard down about. No sense in worrying about Lyme Disease in January when the snow covers the grass, but winter means we might ...
Equine Harmful Genetic Mutations
9th May 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Scientists have examined ancient horse DNA and discovered that horses were once much more genetically diverse than they are now. Domestication may have preserved horses from extinction, but the downside for the modern domestic horse is that they seem to have far more genetic muta ...
Horse Eye Problems and Infections
6th Dec 2015   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
The simplest first aid treatment for any eye problem is washing the area with a saline solution. You can easily make this at home with cooled boiled water and sea salt. There are lots of recipes online and you canít go too far wrong with one recommended for humans or other pets. ...
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2014 EHV-1 Symptoms and Outbreak Locations
24th Apr 2014   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Another disease has made the lives of horse owners and their horses miserable in recent weeks. An outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus began at the beginning of March, and horses in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa were affected, with three requiring euthanasia. This week, a horse in Virg ...
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Six Horses in Tennessee Quarantined After Testing Positive for Equine Infectious Anemia
30th Mar 2014   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Six horses in Tennessee have been put in quarantine after testing positive for Equine Infectious Anemia. Horse owners in the state are being advised to test for the virus. Equine Infection Anemia is most commonly spread from horse to horse through mosquitoes. The insect draws blo ...
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Website Tracks Spread of EHV Virus
22nd May 2011   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Artista
mediMAP.org was developed to help you track the spread of the deadly EHV-1 virus. Launched by Ponybox.com member, Artista, we hope mediMAP can help people keep track of the virus in real time, mediMAP is free to use, and has no sign up requirement. You give only the informa ...
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Equine Uveitis
19th Nov 2010   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Fantasy Farms
One of the most common eye problems in horses is uveitis or moon blindness. The real name for Uveitis is Equine Recurrent Uveitis or ERU for short. Uveitis is a disease that comes and goes. Uveitis refers to the inflammation of the middle layer of the eye. It can be very painful ...
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Equine Recurrent Uveitis
16th Sep 2010   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   EmeraldEagle
Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU) or Moonblindness can strike at any time and with any horse. Would you know what to look for? I didn't, until recently. ...
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