Outbreak Alert: Horse Euthanized – West Nile Virus in Uintah County, UT

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private Facility Noted: The horse was euthanized. For more information go to WNV factsheet.   PressNews from the horse industry. Sharing today’s information as it happens. The Northwest Horse Source is not responsible for the content of …

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Fall Triangle Horse Sale

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2021 Triangle Fall Sale high seller, Driving Miss Em (Woody Be Tuff-Swing Thru The Drive by Hydrive Cat), selling for $90,000. Photo Courtesy AQHA.

The 43rd annual Triangle Fall Horse Sale, which recently changed ownership, is slated for the opening weekend of the Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World. The American Quarter Horse Association is excited for the return of the 43rd annual Triangle Fall Horse Sale, which is slated for October 28-29 during the …

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Outbreak Alert: Equine Influenza in Benton County, OR

Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1Number Suspected: 2Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityAge: 22Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/10/2022Clinical Signs: No fever, no lethargy, no coughing, left nostril dischargeConfirmation Date: 8/12/2022Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Vaccinated Noted: For more information about Equine Influenza go …

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Outbreak Alert: Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic in Merced County, CA

Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Source: State vet office. Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 28Facility Type: Boarding FacilityAge: 8Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Onset of Clinical Signs: 8/8/2022Clinical Signs: fever, ataxia, trouble urinatingConfirmation Date: 8/10/2022Horse Status: Affected And Alive Comments: A 8-year-old Quarter Horse gelding originating in Merced county displaying respiratory and neurological …

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Big Sky reining classic Aug. 10 at Majestic Valley Arena

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Kalispell, Montana to host the largest reining horse show in the Northwest August 10-14, 2022 Montana’s premier reining event, reiners from around the Pacific NW, Canada and the Mountain Region travel to compete for over $45,000 in cash and prizes in this challenging and popular sport. According to an article …

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U.S. Drought – Locate Hay Now To Avoid Shortages This Winter

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Recently TheHorse.com spoke with Daniel McEvoy, PhD, who is an assistant research professor in climatology at the Western Regional Climate Center, in Reno, Nevada. The subject was purchasing hay during the current severe drought in the western U.S. “There’s a lot of variation throughout the West,” said McEvoy in June. …

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HOOF ABSCESSES EXPLAINED

hoof abscesses
A simplified view of the equine hoof to help visualize the structures involved in this process. Photo Credit: AAEP

Sooner or later, nearly all horse owners will deal with a hoof abscess. But what does “hoof abscess” actually mean? Although most commonly seen during the wet winter and spring months, hoof abscesses can plague horses year-round and usually occur when debris and bacteria enter the foot through hoof cracks …

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Heat Stress, Part 1: Keeping Your Dogs Safe

Heat Stress, Part 1: Keeping Your Dogs Safe

By Tony Hawkins, DVM, Valley Vet Supply Technical Service Veterinarian Heat can have a devastating impact on our animals – it’s something that, in a clinic setting, I have seen first-hand. All animals outdoors in the heat – whether large or small – require shade, continuous access to fresh water, …

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