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Texas Releases Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines

Texas horse owners should be proud – the spread of vesicular stomatitis has been stopped here in the Lonestar State. It takes hard work to keep our horses from getting this terrible disease. The blisters and sores are quite painful. Diligence is still needed – do report signs of VS to your Vet as soon Full Article

Ranchers invited to bring their horse to college for hoof care

We here at Habitat for Horses will see it all too often. Horse owners who neglect care of their horse’s hooves. Finding a good farrier can be a chore. ...Full Article

Weld County horse community fights outbreak of vesicular stomatitis

All horse owners in states effected by VS need to be aware of where and when outbreaks happen. Keep the amount of flies down in both your pasture and ...Full Article

What are the Most Common Equine Toxins?

Trying to keep your horse healthy can be tough enough without having to worry about the poisons in your environment. Rat/mouse poisons and garden pesticides are too easy to ...Full Article

Horse owners warned of toxic striped blister beetles

From: Maryville Daily By: Linda Geist Mu COLUMBIA, Mo. – Striped blister beetles, which can be toxic to horses, are being seen in high numbers in alfalfa in some ...Full Article

Horse Infection Spreads, More Animals Under Quarantine (Video)

Vesicular Stomatisis is definitely here – in Texas and else where. Horse owners need to take this seriously. Take steps to keep the fly population down to help prevent ...Full Article

Dozens Of Horses Mysteriously Sick With Undetermined Condition (Video)

From: Los Angeles CBS PHELAN (CBSLA.com) — A mysterious condition has left dozens of horses sick and owners searching for answers the high desert. KCAL9’s Tom Wait met with ...Full Article

Myths about dried beet pulp and horses

There are a great many myths and facts that get passed around about what horses should and should not eat. Much like how it was once thought that tomatoes ...Full Article

Horse virus spreads through Central Texas (Video)

Cases of Vesicular Stomatitis are still growing here in Texas. Keeping the fly population down and a look out for any of the symptoms is the best thing you ...Full Article

Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Colorado Horses

Vesicular Stomatitis is spreading – these horses did not even travel. Be sure to keep flies and other pests under control. ~ HfH From: The Horse Colorado became the ...Full Article