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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Kills Four Ontario Horses

The Equine Disease Communication Center reports that four horses were euthanized this week in Ontario after being diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis

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Fire Prevention, Large Animal Rescue Training for First Responders

Equine Guelph has developed an excellent set of resources and facilitates training on fire prevention and large animal rescue for first responders.

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Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Reported in Ontario

There has been a confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in a horse located in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, ON.

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Calgary Vet Students Care for Tsuut’ina and Siksika First Nations Horses

Equine veterinary students from the University of Calgary are now doing rotations at the Tsuut’ina and Siksika First Nations, just outside the city.

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Vesicular Stomatitis Cases Reported in the United States

Vesicular Stomatitis has been reported in the U.S. Find out which restrictions are being imposed on horses being imported or returning from the U.S.

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Thoroughbreds Needed for Superficial Digital Flexor Tendinitis Study

The University of Guelph is seeking Thoroughbred racehorses that have been diagnosed with front limb superficial digital flexor tendinitis, for a study.

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Countdown to Equitation Science Conference is On!

There’s just one month to go until the 15th Annual International Equitation Science Conference takes place at the University of Guelph August 19 - 21, 2019.

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Study Investigates Parasite that May Cause Equine Abortions

Canadian researchers are investigating the exposure rate, or seroprevalence, of the parasite Neospora caninum and its potential link to equine abortion.

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Study to Determine Prevalence of Tick-Borne Infections in Ontario Horses

A study led by Dr. Luis Arroyo at the OVC set out to determine the prevalence of Lyme Disease and Anaplasmosis in the Ontario horse population.

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Ontario Study Shows Steamed Hay is Superior for Equine Athletes

Results are in from the Equine Guelph funded research that marks the first study to investigate steamed, soaked and dry hay in Ontario.