Outbreak Alert: December 3, 2021 – Equine Influenza in Clackamas County, OR

Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Suspected: 4; Facility Type: Boarding Facility; Age: 17; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: Not Reported; Clinical Signs: coughing, Fever, Nasal Discharge; Confirmation Date: Not Reported; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Status Unknown; Notes: For more information …

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Pre-freeze Planting on Horse Properties – Native Plants Benefit Everyone on the Farm

Red flowering currant works well in hedgerows

Fall in the Pacific Northwest (before the ground freezes) is an ideal time to plant all kinds of things— cool-season veggies, pasture grasses, perennials and both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs. Of all these, native plants can be of particular importance on a horse property. Humans, horses, wildlife, and …

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Rodolpho Riskalla: Adaptability as a Superpower

Targeting Olympic Dressage and Paralympic Para Dressage for 2024 in Paris is a goal of gargantuan proportions. It would take an equally huge heart and Rodolpho Riskalla has that. The world’s current #1 ranked Grade IV Para Rider and Tokyo Individual Silver Medalist, Rodolpho represents his native Brazil, considers Paris …

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Matthew Livengood – Judge and Trainer Strives to Help and Support Horses and Their People

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Name: Matthew Livengood   What is the name of your business? Matthew Livengood Horsemanship   What do you do? I teach group and private lessons, conduct clinics, and do tune-up training for client horses. I’m also a nationally carded judge with the National Reining Horse Association, American Quarter Horse Association …

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