New AAEP Guidelines for Prevention, Treatment of Equine Bacterial Disease Leptospirosis

Divers T. Leptospirosis. In Sprayberry KA, ed. Robinson’s Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. 7th ed. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier; 2015:179.

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that can cause acute renal failure, in-utero infection and abortion, and equine recurrent uveitis in infected horses. The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to educate practitioners about risk factors, transmission, clinical signs, treatment and other considerations pertaining to …

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Outbreak Alert: June 14, 2022 – Equine Infectious Anemia Santa Clara and Merced County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1;Age: 4; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Usage: Racing;Confirmation Date: 6/9/2022;Notes: On June 9th, a 4-year-old racing Quarter Horse mare was confirmed positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). The mare was temporarily residing in Merced County when she was tested …

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Call to Action: Write Congress to Release Funding in Support of the Old Guard

Image from CNN's April 2022 story reporting 'life-threatening" conditions for military horses

(Washington, D.C., June 13, 2022): Several weeks ago, the American Horse Council was made aware of some concerns regarding the conditions of the facilities housing the soldiers and horses of The Old Guard at Arlington Cemetery. The 3d U.S. Infantry, traditionally known as “The Old Guard,” is the oldest active-duty …

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What to Know About Adopting a Rescue Horse

Are you considering adopting a rescue horse? Many factors go into the “match-making” process. Check out this video featuring a prominent Colorado organization – you’ll learn what to expect for the adoption process, and some of the many deciding points involved: RELATED: The Ultimate Guide for Horses in Need – …

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Horse Jobs: Interscholastic Equestrian Association Seeks Director of Resource Development 

New full time position can can work remotely and flextime! Position Overview The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic equestrian to lead a new department of Resource Development. The department will focus on two main purposes: 1) Sponsorship Expansion and 2) Donor Cultivation & Development-effectively increasing the …

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Outbreak Alert: June 8, 2022 – EHV-Neurologic in San Mateo CA

Source: State vet office. Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Age: 7; Gender: Mare; Breed: Holsteiner; Clinical Signs: fever, mild neurological signs; Confirmation Date: 6/6/2022; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated; Notes: A 7-year-old Holsteiner mare in San Mateo County displaying fever followed by mild …

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Take Julie Goodnight’s Quiz to Learn your Horse’s Skill Set for Training

Find a Horse’s Present Skills to Set the Right Training Goals for the Future SALIDA, Colorado, May 26, 2022—It’s hard to know where you’re going without knowing where you’ve been—and where you are right now⁠. Nothing is more true when it comes to training horses. Julie Goodnight developed a revealing …

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