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Prohibited substance cases under FEI anti-doping rules

The FEI has announced two adverse analytical findings involving prohibited substances. The cases involve the use of Sparteine and Paracetemol, which are *Banned Substances under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication

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3 Swiss Jumping horses test positive to prohibited substances

The FEI has announced that three Swiss Jumping horses have tested positive for prohibited substances. Samples taken at the CSIO5* at La Baule (FRA) on 17 May from the horse

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Historic Asia, Far East and Oceania collaboration on movement of sport horses

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today opened a three-day workshop for government veterinary and animal health experts from 20 nations across Asia and Oceania at the Happy Valley

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Changes to FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List for 2014

The FEI Bureau has approved changes to the FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List proposed by the FEI List Group. The new List will come into force on 1 January 2014.

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World's oldest Shetland pony dies in Berlin

Berlin’s famous Shetland pony, Madame Nou, died at her stables in the Düppel area of the city on Tuesday, newspaper the BZ reported. A vet put the animal to sleep

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A «horse whisperer» helps save trapped pony

A Washington state woman said rescuers got help from a telepathic animal communicator when they found her horse trapped in a ravine. Barbara Linstedt said Gemma, her 4-year-old Norwegian fjord,

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Can Aromatherapy Help Calm Stressed Horses?

A recent McNeese State University study that suggests the use of aromatherapy treatment on stressed horses works and could benefit the equine industry has been published in the Journal of

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Equine model aids veterinary teaching

Vet students will be better prepared to tackle a common condition in horses by practising on the first life-size equine model of its kind in the UK. The anatomical model

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James Lala quarantine facility gets horses to win

James Lala's Wellington Quarantine facility is recognized for their safety record and attention to detail. The top-notch South Florida quarantine consistently experiences the most on-schedule and expedited releases of stallions

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Equine herpes outbreak quarantines Florida show grounds

Seven positive cases of the super-contagious Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1) have caused the quarantine of a popular horse show in Ocala, Florida, and several nearby equestrian facilities through March