Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay


Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

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Worldwide bits and bites

South Africa:

Promising new African Horse Sickness vaccine could free up horse movements – The vaccine has the potential for a “far-reaching positive impact on horse sports around the world”.

United Kingdom:

Royal Windsor endurance ‘winner’ disqualified for using reins as whip – Horse & Hound Endurance GB has praised the action taken by the ground jury to disqualify the competitor and said it sends a ‘clear signal’ that horse welfare is paramount.

Simple “dipstick” test could quickly identify equine flu – Modification to test developed to distinguish between human and avian flu would pave way for fast equine influenza diagnosis.


United States:

Feeding Horses With Equine Asthma – The Horse What should and shouldn’t horses with heaves (or equine asthma) eat? Our nutritionist offers advice.

Is It Lyme Disease? – The Horse A veterinarian shares the latest research findings regarding Lyme disease in horses and her practical experience as a veterinary internal medicine specialist in the heart of Lyme country.

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