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Planning key to protecting horse’s health

February 11th, 2017

As a horse owner, you’re always on the lookout for potential risks to your horse’s well being at home and on the road. But what you may not realize is that the greatest threat could be standing right in the next stall. “The most dangerous thing to your horse’s health is another horse,” says Dr. Chris Clark, a large animal …

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Equine herpes virus update: April 4, 2008

Veterinarians at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine suspect that the neurologic form of equine herpes virus type 1 (EHV-1) has affected four more horses at a Saskatoon-area farm. Testing is underway to verify a diagnosis in one of the farm’s horses that was euthanized due to severe neurologic signs. Three of its herdmates are showing milder clinical signs of …

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