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Georgia Stable Owner: Tests Reveal Monensin in ADM Feed

Georgia Stable Owner: Tests Reveal Monensin in ADM Feed

A Georgia stable owner says the ADM grain she was feeding tested positive for monensin. Roslyn Johnson of Grantville is waiting for quantitative test results to learn how much monensin is allegedly in the feed....
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Equine Researchers Tackle Coronavirus

Horse Deworming Compounds and the Shifting Paradigm

Parasite resistance is a real and growing threat. It is a problem that veterinarians and horse owners need to work together to manage. Resistance is inevitable. Our goal in changing the paradigm is to slow the problem and ...
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ARK at JFK to Handle Horse Exportation

ARK at JFK to Handle Horse Exportation

A $48 million expansion is coming to JFK to facilitate the comfort of horses and pets traveling. ARK Development, LLC has signed a 30-year lease with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to develop, operate...
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Management of the Foundered Horse with Sole Support

Management of the Foundered Horse with Sole Support

When a farrier shoes the horse, all of the weight is placed on the hoof wall. When the horse moves, the coffin bone and sole are moving downward toward the ground. This creates more stress on the already inflamed lamina....
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Lakeland Animal Nutrition Fined for Contaminated Equine Feed

Lakeland Animal Nutrition Fined for Contaminated Equine Feed

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has fined Lakeland Animal Nutrition after the company produced adulterated equine feed that has killed eleven horses to date....
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3 SC Horses Dead from Equine Feed Allegedly Tainted with Monensin

3 SC Horses Dead from Equine Feed Allegedly Tainted with Monensin

Gracie, a 7-year-old Missouri Fox Trotter, was one of three horses that died suddenly last month at a South Carolina boarding stable that fed ADM Alliance Nutrition 12% pellets. ...
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Rethinking Parasite Control in Horses

Rethinking Parasite Control in Horses

In the last few years, there has been increasing evidence of worm resistance to common de-worming compounds. If worms develop resistance to all de-wormers, we will no longer be able to protect our horses from worm-associate...
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Tildren Approved by FDA for Treatment of Navicular in Horses

Tildren Approved by FDA for Treatment of Navicular in Horses

Equine veterinarians in the United States have a new tool for treating their patients' symptoms associated with navicular. Tildren (tiludronate disodium) received FDA approval for the control of clinical signs of navicul...
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Necropsy: Fourth Equine Dead from Monensin Toxicity at Florida Stable

Necropsy: Fourth Equine Dead from Monensin Toxicity at Florida Stable

They were fed contaminated equine feed produced by Lakeland Animal Nutrition, an Alltech subsidiary. Three horses died in October. Lakeland Animal Health issued a voluntary recall of its horse feed soon after....
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OSU Veterinarian's Innovation Helps Rescue Horse Continue Healing Children

OSU Veterinarian's Innovation Helps Rescue Horse Continue Healing Children

“When I originally saw the x-rays, I was very pessimistic and felt this may not be a good use of the rescue’s funds and not a great prognosis for the horse,” said Schoonover. “Then Bob gave me some examples of how...
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Stable Fire Kills 15 Horses in Georgia

Stable Fire Kills 15 Horses in Georgia

Thanksgiving Day stable fire killed more than a dozen horses in Georgia. The raging blaze destroyed New Vintage Farm located in Woodstock on Thursday morning....
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Investigation: Second Deadly Toxin Identified in Alltech Subsidiary's Equine Feed

Investigation: Second Deadly Toxin Identified in Alltech Subsidiary's Equine Feed

Lab results show a sample of equine feed manufactured by an Alltech subsidiary was contaminated with two toxins deadly to horses....
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Horse Feed Recall

Lakeland Animal Nutrition Feed Recall Due to Deaths of 3 Florida Horses

New information reveals three horses died before a Florida horse feed manufacturer recalled its products stating there may be a "quality issue."...
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Fanning the Flames of Education to Reduce Barn Fires

Fanning the Flames of Education to Reduce Barn Fires

The best way to combat stable fires is to identify all potential ignition sources and take the necessary steps to eliminate them. This starts with good housekeeping, which includes installing a fire detection system and kee...
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Colic and Your Horse: A Veterinarian's Perspective

Colic and Your Horse: A Veterinarian's Perspective

Since intestinal problems are so common in horses, it’s important for every horse person to know something about colic, and the basics of equine intestinal health....
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Banamine and Bute: Often Used

Banamine and Bute: Often Used, but Misused in Equine Treatment

Let your vet be your guide   by Doug Thal, DVM DABVP   "Hey Doc… my horse has been colicky since last night. I gave her some Banamine® and she seemed OK for a while, but now she doesn’t look so good…...
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EPM Treatment

FDA Issues Warning Letter to Compounding Pharmacy after Horses' Deaths

The FDA reports it initiated its investigation after two Kentucky horses died from being treated with an oral paste compounded by Wickliffe Pharmaceutical for the treatment of EPM....
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Veterinarian: Taking a Bite out of Equine Dental Work

Veterinarian: Taking a Bite out of Equine Dental Work

A few nights ago, a 16-year old Tennessee Walker gelding was referred to our veterinary practice by another vet for severe colic. The horse arrived dead in the trailer. It recently had dental work performed. Find equine d...
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Preventative Measures to Protect Your Horse's Health When Showing

Preventative Measures to Protect Your Horse's Health When Showing, Traveling

Recent cases and outbreaks of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), which can cause fatal neurologic disease, have drawn attention to the need for prevention when co-mingling your horse in mixed populations....
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Shield Your Horse from Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Shield Your Horse from Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Balmy summer days mean the return of a particularly annoying creature - the mosquito. Veterinarians are urging horse owners to take precautions now to protect their horses from mosquito-borne illnesses....
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