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Horse Health

Video – Contagious Horse Virus Detected at Prior Lake Farm

EHV is not just a Texas horse health problem – it is all over the country. Horse owners need to remember to use extreme caution. Keep up with the news to see if EHV (Equine Herpes Virus) has come to your area. This virus kills horses and spreads quickly! For now, even though we have Full Article

Galveston County horses test positive for herpes

Should Houston and Galveston area rodeo events be cancelled if EHV1 is still killing horses? Houston, TX is not in Galveston County but is very close by. There is ...Full Article

Tips on Feeding Horses Hay-Based Diets

As the article says most horses, especially pleasure horses not ridden for work purposes, can be fed a hay-based diet. If you have a hard keeper, a horse for ...Full Article

Outbreak of lethal herpes strain claims five horses in Galveston

So far none of the horses at our rehabilitation ranches have shown symptoms of the Equine Herpes Virus 1. We are staying very vigilant since we care for at-risk ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS Important Meeting for All Horse Owners Around Santa Fe, Texas

IMPORTANT MEETING FOR ALL LOCAL GALVESTON COUNTY TEXAS HORSE OWNERS Town Meeting regarding EHV-1 sponsored by Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Boehringer Ingelheim and Santa Fe Equine Associates, PLLC ...Full Article

(Video) Horses in Galveston County test positive for Herpes Virus

The deadly EHV1 is right in Habitat for Horses’ neighborhood. We are using extreme caution to prevent infection to the horses rehabilitating from abuse and neglect at our ranches. ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS At least one horse dead from highly contagious virus

EHV-1 has a bad reputation in Texas and throughout the US. When it struck recently in Utah, every horse was tracked down and quarantined until declared well, and that ...Full Article

(Video) Dear Horse, Please keep out of the water…

More strange than funny – there seems to be more horses involved with water accidents in the news these past 6 months. Not just troughs and cisterns,as in these ...Full Article

Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1 Virus)

To keep our readers aware of the potential for another outbreak we offer this article for general information, then ask that you search the web for information specific to ...Full Article

EIA Outbreak in California’s Racing Quarter Horses

  From: The Horse By: Katie Flynn, BVMS, California Dept of Food and Agriculture Equine Staff Veterinarian Horse owners are familiar with a Coggins test—that piece of paper required ...Full Article