Piroplasmosis: Scientific Information Needed

Don’t you just hate people who complain all the time and aren’t willing to do something about the problem? Me, too. I have been harping on piroplasmosis in this column for the last two months, and we’ve been covering the controversy stirred up b

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Oversight and Interaction

The policies are stringent. A hard line seems to have been drawn. Responsibilities have been assigned. Excruciating details have been put forth. Now the big questions is: Who?

Georgia and the USDA decided to grant waivers to allow

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Piroplasmosis: The Olympic Question

(The following information was presented by Lee Brooks, DVM, the state veterinarian for Georgia, at the American Horse Council’s Horse Health Committee meeting. Following this information is a summary from Georgia and the USDA giving

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Wildlife Disease: Contagious Critters

Diseases from other animals pose a constant threat to our horses. Disease-causing agents, or pathogens, lurk in local wildlife, fly overhead in birds, and lay in the next field inside cows peacefully chewing their cuds. These disease agents–whether

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Piroplasmosis Caught in Australian Quarantine

Detection of a horse positive for piroplasmosis caused significant concern at a Victoria, Australia, Quarantine facility in March. The situation made officials thankful that quarantine surveillance methods were already in place—plans which arose

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Piroplasmosis Found In Australia

The following is a message that was released to the horse industry of Victoria, Australia, on March 31, from the Acting Chief Veterinary Officer:

A horse was imported from Hong Kong toVictoria, and was found to be infected with

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