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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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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