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AQHA Members: Don’t Let Equine Stomach Ulcers Slow You, Down Take Advantage of Free ULCERGARD® (omeprazole) Trial Program

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You’ve been putting your best foot forward all year and with the biggest shows of the 2013 season just around the corner, there’s not a single detail you want to leave to chance. That’s why it’s important to take advantage of Merial’s ULCERGARD Trial Program. You can stop by the Merial booth at selected horse […]

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Researchers Measure the Effect of Noseband Pressure on Horses

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Researchers Measure the Effect of Noseband Pressure on Horses

Many riders and trainers believe the tighter they fasten a horse’s noseband, the more control they will have while riding. True, tight nosebands increase a horse’s sensitivity to the bit, but they could also inflict pain and cause tissue damage, said Orla Doherty, MVB, MSc, MRCVS, of University College Dublin and the University of Limerick. […]

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It’s Here! An Easier to Use Syringe for Perfect Prep Formulas

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It’s Here! An Easier to Use Syringe for Perfect Prep Formulas

Same great calming formula in a more convenient size

 You asked and we listened! In response to customer suggestions, Perfect Products announces the debut of an easier to use syringe that provides the same trusted effect as the Perfect Prep formulas that you depend on.

Now in a 60cc-sized syringe, the new size of Perfect Prep […]

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Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) Supply Update From Luitpold Animal Health

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Shirley, NY (August 1, 2013) – Luitpold Animal Health, a division of Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., manufacturers of Adequan® IM, Adequan® IA, and Adequan® Canine provide the following supply interruption update: In 2012, Luitpold renovated and upgraded its Shirley, New York manufacturing facility as part of its commitment to improving the quality of its operations. These […]

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Equestrian Body Protector Technology

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Equestrian Body Protector Technology

Body protection is a relatively new technology compared to head protection. It is still rapidly developing and expanding with every passing year. When Charles Owen entered the body protection industry in 1998, the European standards were hot off the presses and CE certified body protectors had recently been introduced.

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Positive EIA Test Prompts Hold Order at Texas Fairgrounds

Texas animal health officials are monitoring horses at the Val Verde County Fairgrounds, in Del Rio, after a horse stabled there tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) earlier this month. T.R. Lansford, DVM, the Region 5 Director for the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), told TheHorse.com that on June 10, the TAHC was notified […]

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New Study Shows Equine Abuse Correlated With Three Potential Causes: Rate of Equine Slaughter or Lack of, Unemployment, and Cost of Hay

Study of Equine Abuse and Neglect Patterns Produces Surprising Findings EWA (Chicago) – The Equine Welfare Alliance today released a statistical study on the rates of equine abuse and neglect across the US since 2000. The research examined equine abuse statistics from Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maine and Oregon. Historical records of the number of […]

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200+ Horse Vets to Meet in Melbourne For Southern Hemisphere’s Largest Horse Health Conference

More than 200 horse veterinarians will head to Melbourne for the southern hemisphere’s largest horse health conference 14-18 July 2013. The conference is hosted by Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA), a special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association. Australian horse veterinarians will be joined by delegates from the United States, New Zealand and the United Kingdom […]

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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.— March 11 of this year marked a major day for the U.S. livestock industry as that’s the date the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Veterinary Services final rule on animal traceability took effect. March 11 was just the start, as now all involved industry parties must be on the same page. To […]

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First Official Day of Summer 2013 is Tomorrow! Do You Know How to Keep Your Horse Healthy in the Summer Heat?

The heat can wreak havoc on your horse’s health. It can result in dehydration, lethargy and general malaise. Severe heat stress may result in diarrhea and even colic. With the official start of summer just around the corner, Janet Johnston, DVM, emergency and critical care veterinarian at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center, offers the following […]

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