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Video of Press Conference on Equine Herpes Virus in Wellington Offered at No Charge
Wellington, FL – December 16, 2006 – This morning at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Center and home to the Winter Equestrian Festival, hundreds of Wellington equestrians from every discipline gathered for a press conference. Dr. Maureen Long of the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Michael Short from the State of Florida Department of Agriculture, Dr. Scott Swerdlin of Palm Beach Equine Clinic, and Dr. Dix Harrell, the USDA ... Read the full article

SilverClene 24 Disinfectant Spray Samples Available at Conference on Equine Herpes Virus
Wellington, FL – December 15, 2006 – On Saturday, December 16, at 10 a.m., USDA Government Veterinarian, Dr. Julie Gauthier, will meet with Wellington equestrians, community members, and members of the media to discuss the Equine Rhinopneumonitis Virus. The disease, also known as Equine Herpes Virus or EHV, is a highly infectious viral disease that may be affecting the Wellington community. In an effort to help the community, EquiFit, Inc. has se ... Read the full article

USDA Government Vet to Discuss Equine Virus with Concerned Wellington Equestrians
Wellington, FL - December 14, 2006 - On Saturday, December 16, USDA Government Veterinarian, Dr. Julie Gauthier, will meet with equestrians, community members, and members of the media to discuss the Equine Rhinopneumonitis Virus. The disease, also known as Equine Herpes Virus or EHV, is a highly infectious viral disease that may be affecting the Wellington community. Early reports indicate that this disease might be the root cause of the recent ... Read the full article

Equine Herpesvirus Information Available Free
Due to the recent outbreak of neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), TheHorse.com is making available a series of articles on equine herpesvirus as PDF downloads, sponsored by Pfizer as a Special On-line Report.Article topics are: “Herpes by the Numbers” (which explains the most common types of herpesviruses that affect horses), “Neurologic Herpesvirus”, “Herpesvirus Vaccination”, “EHV Latency” (horses can carry the virus and appear normal, the ... Read the full article

Peter Leone of Lionshare's first win at WEF
Wellington, FL - Olympic Silver Medalist Peter Leone received the lion's share of Absorbine® products during the first week of the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival when his Lionshare Farm won the Absorbine Stall Safe® Tack Room Award. The Stall Safe Award is presented weekly to a stabling area that is visually attractive, well thought out in design, and safe for horses.Leone was thrilled to win the Absorbine Stall Safe Award, a basket overflowing w ... Read the full article

Sidelines Equestrian Triathlon on Hold Until Virus Clears
Wellington, FL - December 26, 2006 – In light of the recent outbreak of the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), organizers of this years Sidelines Equestrian Triathlon™ have postponed the event originally scheduled for January 6, 2007. Samantha Charles, publisher of Sidelines Magazine regretfully announced, “At this time, I am afraid that we are on hold for the Sidelines Equestrian Triathlon to benefit the Equestrian Aid Foundation,” she said. “Due to ... Read the full article

As EHV-1 Outbreak Continues, Veterinarian Suggests Owners Implement Preventive Measures
New York, NY (January 19, 2006) -- In Kentucky, two equine facilities located more than two hundred miles apart have now experienced equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) outbreaks. A number of horses stabled at Turfway Park in Florence, KY and two horses from the Western Kentucky Training Center, located south of Henderson, KY, have tested positive for the virus. Additionally, eight horses stabled at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD have either ... Read the full article

SilverClene 24 Disinfectant Spray Making Its Mark with Nationwide Sales
Wellington, FL – December 18, 2006 – SilverClene 24, a powerful disinfectant spray offered by EquiFit, Inc., made a timely debut this past week while equestrians in Wellington, FL, deal with the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV). EquiFit, Inc. offered free samples and informational handouts to over 600 equestrians present at the press conference on the disease.SilverClene 24 is now available for purchase at the Gold Coast Feed and Supply, whose office is ... Read the full article

Preventative Medicine Key to Keeping Horses Healthy
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Equine Viral Arteritis Outbreak Reported in New Mexico
On Monday June 26, 2006, the Office International des Epizooties (O.I.E.) Reference Laboratory for Equine Viral Arteritis at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture’s Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, confirmed an outbreak of equine arteritis virus infection involving fetal losses among mares on a Quarter Horse breeding farm in New Mexico. This was based on the widespread prevalence of high antibody levels to the virus in both ma ... Read the full article

Huge Crowd Gathers as Stadium Jumping, Inc. Hosts EHV–1 Experts
Wellington, FL – January 4, 2007 – Stadium Jumping, Inc. hosted a meeting in The Jockey Club at the Winter Equestrian Festival show grounds to discuss the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) outbreak. Approximately 500 concerned horsemen attended and many pertinent questions were asked of the panel.Dr. Doug Byars, former head of Internal Medicine at Hagyard, Davis and McGee in Lexington, Kentucky, was brought in to monitor the progress and process in whi ... Read the full article

Top Shippers Ship with the Added Confidence of Stall Safe®
East Longmeadow, MA – Top national and international shippers have recently turned to the Stall Safe® Brand Disinfectant System from Absorbine® for added protection for their equine cargo. Elite Horse Transport, International Racehorse Transport and The Dutta Corporation have all begun using Stall Safe. It is important to these top shippers to have horses arrive at their destination in the best condition possible. These companies trust Stall Safe ... Read the full article

Introduction of Equine Influenza Virus Vaccine
Merial Introduces RECOMBITEK® Equine Influenza Virus VaccineEliminates viral shedding and helps protect against current threatDULUTH, Ga. — December 18, 2006 — Today Merial announced the addition of RECOMBITEK® Equine Influenza Virus vaccine to its recombinant vaccine line — the first and only equine influenza vaccine that uses canarypox-vectored technology in the United States. RECOMBITEK Equine Influenza Virus vaccine is proven against a recent ... Read the full article

GenoMed's Second Horse Recovers Quickly from Presumed West Nile Virus Encephalitis
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenoMed (Pink Sheets: GMED), a Next Generation Disease Management company that uses genomics to solve diseases in as many species as possible, today announced that the second horse in its expanded trial for West Nile virus encephalitis recovered completely within 72 hours after starting GenoMed's treatment.On Saturday afternoon this past weekend, a horse owner in Idaho telephoned Dr. Randy Bean to say ... Read the full article

New from Absorbine® - Stall Safe® Disinfectant and Sanitizer
It’s Germ Warfare!New Stall Safe brand disinfectant and sanitizer is EPA approved as an effective way to kill and prevent the spread of contagious viruses and bacteria. Horse owners can now help prevent disease outbreaks by regularly disinfecting and sanitizing barns, stalls, trailers, and equipment with Stall Safe brand disinfectant and sanitizer, from Absorbine – “The Horse World’s Most Trusted Name®.”Stall Safe is a proven virucidal (destroy ... Read the full article

Wellington Equestrians Turn to Use of SilverClene 24 During EHV Scare
Wellington, FL – January 2, 2007 – As the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) scare continues in Wellington, more and more equestrians are turning to a new product on the market to disinfect themselves and their stables. SilverClene 24, a powerful disinfectant, fungicide and virucide spray, is offered from EquiFit, Inc., a company that is devoted to the care and safety of horses.SilverClene 24 kills bacteria in 30 seconds, and viruses and fungi in 10 minut ... Read the full article

Announcing the Intervet Foal Care Program and Prestige IV FoalShot
MILLSBORO, Del. (Dec. 11, 2006) - Intervet Inc. announces the Intervet Foal Care Program and the availability of Prestige IV FoalShot with Havlogen® equine vaccine. About the Intervet Foal Care ProgramThe Intervet Foal Care Program is the industry's first integrated foal-health program developed especially to help horse owners keep track of important milestones in their foals' development and healthcare. "The Intervet Foal Care Program is intende ... Read the full article

Nona Garson Clinic Rescheduled for Future Date on Account of EHV-1 Virus
Wellington, FL – December 22, 2006 – The December 27 and 28 clinic with Nona Garson at The Ridge Farm has been delayed until current quarantines are lifted and conditions are rendered safe in Wellington, Florida, due to the recent outbreak of the Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1). The illness has temporarily halted the local equestrian community. Garson, a 2000 Olympic veteran, teaches several clinics each year at her farms in New Jersey and Florida, ... Read the full article

Fort Dodge Animal Health Announces Approval of West Nile Virus DNA Vaccine for Horses
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Dodge Animal Health, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), today announced the licensure of West Nile- Innovator(R) DNA, a novel vaccine for horses to aid in the prevention of viremia caused by the potentially deadly West Nile virus. Fort Dodge's development of this product, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control, represents a tremendous milestone in DNA science and technology, as it is ... Read the full article

Intercontinental Sport Horse Auction Rescheduled Due to EHV
The Ridge Farm Reschedules Fourth Annual Intercontinental Sport Horse Auction for February 23, 2007Wellington, FL – January 3, 2007 – The date of the Intercontinental Sport Horse Auction hosted by Nona Garson and The Ridge Farm in Wellington, FL, has been rescheduled for February 23, 2007, in light of the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) outbreak in the area.The schedule of the auction will remain the same, and only the dates have changed. The cocktail ... Read the full article




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