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Additional precautionary measures taken in La Baule

The La Baule Organising Committee Veterinary Advisors and the FEI have been constantly monitoring horses at the French event following a confirmed case of Equine Influenza in a horse that

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FEI List Group to add GABA and Hydroxy-GABA to Prohibited List

The FEI has warned its member National Federations against the use of Gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) and Hydroxy-gamma butyric acid (Hydroxy-GABA), following advice from the FEI List Group. The

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Precautionary measures have been taken at the CSIO 5* de France

An outbreak of equine influenza has been detected in two stud farms in Normandy by the RESPE (Réseau d’Epidémio-Surveillance en Pathologie Equine – Network for Equine Epidemiological and Pathological Surveillance).

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2012 FEI Equine Prohibited Substance List effected 1st January

The FEI, following approval by the FEI Bureau, has announced a small number of changes to its 2011 Equine Prohibited Substance List. These changes, which will be included in the

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One in five horses is obese in the UK

A new study by the University of Nottingham's School of Veterinary Medicine and Science has found that as many as one in five horses could be classed as obese. The

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Argentine scientists performed the first cloning of a horse

The biotechnology company Bio Sidus Argentina reported that they performed the first cloning of a horse in the country. It was done from skin cells of a Ñandubay. Now the

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FEI announces detection times for Methylprednisolone Acetate

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced detection times for Methylprednisolone Acetate, a frontline treatment for lameness in the equine athlete. The findings from recently completed studies on the use

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Horses Understand Humans

Horses inherently understand people better than most other animals do, displaying tremendous sensitivity to even the most subtle eye and body movements, new research suggests. According to the study, published

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Icelandic volcano threatens animal life

The infamous cloud caused by the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull, grabbed the headlines mainly because they are holding in check the European air traffic, could also have repercussions

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Family of Hermaphroditic Horses Identified

Koko the horse appeared to be a typical mare, but when she began acting overly aggressive and trying to mount her female counterparts, her owner Sam Campbell became suspicious. Scientists