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The myth of equine hypothyroidism

November 1, 2011

Evidence-based medicine calls into question whether this disorder truly exists.

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N.Y. Senator rallies for furosemide ban

November 1, 2011

Albany, N.Y. — New York Senator Thomas Duane says he intends to introduce legislation calling for a statewide ban on the use of furosemide for any horse participating in a state-sanctioned horse race.

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New veterinary cases of equine herpes virus stamped out in California, Tennessee

October 4, 2011

National Report — Two outbreaks of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) were contained after surfacing in California and Tennessee.

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Work underway on vaccine to control wild horse population

October 1, 2011

Denver — A partnership between the Colorado Horse Development Authority (CHDA) and the Morris Animal Foundation could result in a fertility vaccine meant to control the population of wild horses.

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Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis: Etiology, diagnosis and treatment

October 1, 2011

Early identification is key in this widespread neurologic disease.

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Equine veterinarians report of prevalence of certain equine pathogens

October 1, 2011

Davis, Calif. — In a first study of its kind, veterinarians across the country reported on the prevalance of certain common pathogens among the equine population.

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Equine hospital at UT Veterinary Medical Center under quarantine for EHV-1

September 20, 2011

Knoxville, Tenn. -- The Equine Hospital at the University of Tennessee (UT) Veterinary Medical Center was placed under a 7-day quarantine Sept. 16 by the Tennessee State Veterinarian following a confirmed case of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1).

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New EHV-1 cases emerge in California

August 30, 2011

Sonoma County, Calif. -- Three cases of the same neurotropathogenic strain of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) that sickened more than two dozen horses during an outbreak in May have been confirmed on a single ranch in Sonoma County, but animal health officials say the two outbreaks are unrelated.

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Source of equine infectious anemia outbreak in Arkansas still eludes veterinarians

August 29, 2011

Clarksville, Ark. -- Eighty horses on a ranch in the Clarksville area are under quarantine after a ?substantial and alarming? outbreak of equine infectious anemia (EIA) was discovered there.

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