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Spring Strategies For Equine Wellness

Most horses begin “spring training” with a visit from their veterinarian. These trips generally involve spring vaccinations, dental exams and the completion of a Coggins test and a health certificate. The vet will also give the horse a thorough once over, evaluating the horse’s general body condition and health, as well as soundness. Many horses […]

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Summer Brings New Health Considerations For Horses

Summer is a busy time of year for many horse owners, whether they are racing, showing, trail riding or simply enjoying their equine companions. The Horse¬†recently¬†published a list of health and safety considerations for horses in warm weather: Heat exhaustion: While a common concern for people out in the heat of the day, heat exhaustion […]

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Lone Star Park Updates EHV-1 Policy For Receiving Barn Shippers

Lone Star Park has updated its policy regarding Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1). This policy update applies to horses shipping into the receiving barn only. There is no change to the current policy as it pertains to horses shipping into permanent barns. Horses now coming to the receiving barn to either ‘Work & Go’ or ‘Race & […]

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Sam Houston Updates Shipping Policies Due To EHV-1 Concerns

Due to the serious nature of the recent outbreak of the neurological strain of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1), the following entry policy will be implemented at Sam Houston Race Park, effective March 6, 2016 and until further notice: No horses (including pony horses) will be permitted to enter the grounds of Sam Houston Race Park if […]

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