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Biosecurity; horse farm biosecurity

Horse Farm Biosecurity

Infectious diseases such as equine herpesvirus can can be spread via exposed horses and on equipment. Here are the best ways to avoid this and keep your horses healthy.

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Common Sense Biosecurity

Biosecurity for Show Horses

Horse shows and events can act as petri dishes for infectious agents. Learn about the common pathogens horses encounter and how to protect your horse from them.

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vaccination

Equine Vaccination Do’s and Don’ts

Determining exactly which vaccines a horse needs can be confusing. Here are some basic do’s and don’ts to make sure you’re providing the disease protection your horse needs.

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how to protect your horse from equine influenza; Massachusetts Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

Equine Vaccination: What, When, and Why?

Regular, strategic vaccination is a safe, effective method to greatly minimize the chances of deadly diseases impacting your herd. Learn more in this article from the April 2022 issue of The Horse.

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Equine Guttural Pouch Infections

In horses, guttural pouches can be the source of various bacterial and fungal infections. A veterinarian explains how empyema, chondroids, mycosis, and other conditions can afflict these structures.

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strangles

The Latest on Strangles in Horses

It’s the most frequently diagnosed equine infectious disease in the world. Find out how researchers are working to develop better detection methods and vaccines for strangles.

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upper respiratory diseases in horses; Seven Things You Need to Know About Equine Influenza

10 Years of Upper Respiratory Diseases in Horses

The ongoing Equine Respiratory Biosurveillance Program revealed new information on infectious respiratory disease threats, including EHV-1 and EHV-4, influenza, S. equi, equine rhinitis A/B viruses, and more. Here’s what you should know.

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