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Ontario Equestrian Helps Fund Equine Gut Health Studies

Ontario Equestrian has partnered with Equine Guelph to help fund research by Dr.¬†Luis Arroyo and Dr. Scott Weese of the¬†Ontario Veterinary College. Their studies involve the examination of manure and gut contents to establish a baseline for what constitutes a…

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EHV-1 in Ontario: ORC Update

As of May 28, 2013, there have been no further confirmed cases of EHV-1 in Ontario since the restrictions on racing were imposed. At the request of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC), Dr Scott Weese, an expert in infectious disease…

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Biosecurity Survey for Breeders

Healthy horses are the key to a sustainable equine industry. Biosecurity plays a vital role in both individual horse and herd health. To help assess current biosecurity practices and training needs at breeding farms, breeding farm owners are invited to…

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Report on Research: Investigating Intestinal Microflora

OVC researcher, Dr. Scott Weese is going boldly forward- looking into what has been referred to as the “secondgenome” by looking at the microbial residents of a horse’s gut. Here, he discusses his work: When you consider that a horse…

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Report on Research: Biosecurity on Horse Farms

Biosecurity in the horse industry can be a difficult concept to comprehend, and put into practice, especially when the average horse frequently travels off property or encounters horses that have been off the farm. However, lack of infection control procedures…

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