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Animal Health experts head to Panama for sport horse talks

Over 60 government representatives and veterinary and horse sport experts from 23 countries will head to Panama City next week (11-13 December) for a summit on the international movement of

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FEI addresses Olympic Sports Federations’ medical chiefs on equine injury surveillance

Yves Rossier, Vice Chair of the FEI Veterinary Committee, delivered a presentation on equine injury surveillance at the annual International Olympic Sports Federations’ Medical Commission Chairpersons conference held at the

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2013 FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List in effect from 1 January

The FEI Equine Prohibited Substance List for 2013, which has now been approved by the FEI Bureau, will come into force on 1 January 2013. Following a period of consultation

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Tennessee walking horse trainer Jackie McConnell gets three years of probation

Former Tennessee walking horse hall of fame trainer Jackie McConnell was fined $75,000 (57,500€) and sentenced to three years probation in a federal court on Tuesday for using a banned

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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