Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay



Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.


Events in North America this weekend:

United States:
Fair Hill International CCI3/2** (MD) [Omnibus] [Websites] [Results]
Hagyard Midsouth Three-day Event & Team Challenge H.T. (KY) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Fresno County Horse Park Horse Trials (CA) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]
Tryon Riding & Hunt Club H.T. (SC) [Omnibus] [Website]
Pine Hill Fall H.T. (TX) [Omnibus] [Website] [Results]

Worldwide bits and bites

South Africa:

Plant-based vaccine shows promise against deadly African horse sickness – Tests suggest a plant-based vaccine against African horse sickness is at least as effective as the current live vaccine in protecting against one serotype of the deadly disease.

United Kingdom:

‘You must be seen’: picture of dark riders sparks road safety warning – Horse & Hound The two riders were wearing dark clothing and on dark horses with no high-vis gear when riding out on the road.

Equine Embryo Transfer Techniques Compared – The Horse Researchers identified a 90% pregnancy rate in mares impregnated using the Wilsher embryo transfer technique and a 70% pregnancy rate in mares treated using traditional embryo transfer protocols.


United States:

Horse contraceptive was able to suppress breeding for four years – A study of the long-acting immunocontraceptive vaccine Gonacan-Equine in free-living wild horses has shown its effectiveness increased after a repeated dose, showing the ability to suppress breeding for four years.

How Healthy Horse Hooves Help Arthritic Joints – The Horse Learn how smart trimming and shoeing techniques can help arthritic horses.
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