Outbreak Alerts: Oct 4, 2022 West Nile Virus in Stanislaus County, CA

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Age: 1Gender: FillyBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/24/2022Clinical Signs: mild ataxia, mild circumduction.Confirmation Date: 10/3/2022Horse Status: Affected And AliveVaccination Status: UnvaccinatedComments: On October 3, 2022, a 1-year-old unvaccinated Quarter Horse filly in Stanislaus County, displaying acute neurological …

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Morris Animal Foundation Funds Next Generation of Scientists Through its Veterinary Student Scholar Program

Morris Animal Foundation

DENVER/September 21, 2022 – Continuing its commitment to funding the next generation of veterinary researchers, Morris Animal Foundation awarded $107,490 in grants through its Veterinary Student Scholar program for 2022, funding 22 student research projects around the world. The Veterinary Student Scholar program, which began in 2005, gives students the opportunity to develop research projects, …

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Biggest US holding pen planned for wild horses faces suit

Wild horse advocates in Reno, NV are accusing U.S. land managers of violating environmental and animal protection laws From the Associated Press The Associated Press reports advocates for wild horses are accusing federal land managers of illegally approving plans for the largest U.S. holding facility for thousands of mustangs captured …

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Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Gooding County, ID

Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Source: Idaho State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityAge: YearlingGender:  FillyOnset of Clinical Signs: 8/26/2022Clinical Signs: Abnormal behavior and movement initially noted, lethargy, fever, progressively unstableConfirmation Date: 9/1/2022Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Vaccinated Comments: Owner had relayed that the mosquitoes have been particularly numerous …

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Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Elmore County, ID

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: Idaho State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Boarding FacilityAge: 1Gender:  MareOnset of Clinical Signs: 9/5/2022Clinical Signs: Appeared sedated/stuporous, ataxiaConfirmation Date: 9/7/2022Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Unvaccinated Comments: For more information about West Nile Virus (WNV), go to: WNV Factsheet. PressNews from the horse industry. Sharing today’s …

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Statement on the Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth is shown a horse by renowned trainer Monty Roberts.

Marty Irby, world champion equestrian and head of animal welfare group, praises late sovereign’s care for ‘the welfare and health of horses’ WASHINGTON D.C. – Sept 8, 2022, upon learning of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Animal Wellness Action executive director Marty Irby released the following statement: “I am deeply …

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Montana Center for Horsemanship Announces Three International Award Recipients for Advancing our Understanding of the Horse

Montana Center for Horsemanship

Award recipients have dedicated their lives to advancing our understanding of horses, the horse- human relationship and promoting natural horsemanship Dillon, Montana  — The Montana Center for Horsemanship announces three international award recipients, each of whom has dedicated their lives to advancing our understanding of horses, the horse-human relationship and …

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Can a horse sue for damages? Oregon Appeals Court rules ‘neigh’

Oregon
Justice, an American Quarter Horse once known as Shadow, was found in an extremely emaciated state when he was rescued from his Washington County owner in 2017, according to lawyers for the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Photo Courtesy IOregonLive.com

Emaciated horse has no legal standing From OregonLive.com, By Zane Sparling | The Oregonian/OregonLive Justice, an American Quarter Horse once known as Shadow, was found in an extremely emaciated state when he was rescued from his Washington County owner in 2017, according to lawyers for the Animal Legal Defense Fund. …

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Fort Worth

Fort Worth

Extreme Mustang Makeover, a production of the Mustang Heritage Foundation, returns to Fort Worth, TX, September 8-10. Join Mustang Heritage Foundation for a Fort Worth Mustang Makeover as trainers put their skills to the test at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center, September 8-10, 2022! Classes begin Thursday, September 8th with …

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