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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

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The benefits of reiki for horses

Reiki translates as universal life energy and is an amazing energy healing method that originated in Japan. It is offered as an alternative treatment in hospitals. While it has mainly

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Debate on Bute begins

On the occasion of its Executive Board (EB) meeting held at the FEI Headquarters today, 9 March, the FEI announced further steps in relation to the debate on in-competition use

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Test to prevent unnecessary foal deaths launched

Foal Immunodeficiency Syndrome (FIS), a genetic disorder which is known to affect Fell and Dales ponies, causes foals to become anaemic and prone to opportunistic infections. Sadly, any foal born

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Autumn care of the horse

Autumn is certainly one of the most beautiful times of the year particularly for the horse rider. Autumn is also the harbinger of winter. Many people worry about their horse

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Vet has been reprimanded by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

A North Wales vet has been reprimanded by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) for falsifying a horse passport. At a disciplinary hearing on 18 June, the RCVS was

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Franck's Pharmacy Admits Guilt in Polo Pony Deaths

Franck's Pharmacy in Ocala, Fla., admitted on Thursday that it was responsible for the deaths of 21 Venezuelan polo ponies by incorrectly preparing medication for the animals. In a statement,