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New USEF Vaccination Rules – 11.23.2015

New USEF Vaccination Rules – 11.23.2015

Beginning Dec. 1, all horses entering the grounds of a USEF-licensed competition must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza virus and equine herpesvirus (EHV, also known as rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to …

New York State Cracks Down on Herbal Supplements

New York State Cracks Down on Herbal Supplements

The state of New York has asked four major retailers - GNC, Wal-Mart, Target, and Walgreens - to stop selling a number of herbal supplements.  In four out of five cases, tests on the products showed that the pills contained nothing more than …

A New Antibiotic May Kill Even Super Bacteria – 1.11.2015

A New Antibiotic May Kill Even Super Bacteria – 1.11.2015

Scientists have figured out a new way to culture bacteria in a soil substrate, which has led to the development of a new antibiotic, teixobactin, which shows promise in treating even the worst antibiotic-resistant bacteria for the next several …

Evidence, and the RCVS Conference

Evidence, and the RCVS Conference

I just returned from the Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Network conference sponsored by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, which was held this past week (October 23 and 24, 2014) in Windsor, Berkshire, UK, outside of London.  I had …

More Horses Killed by Compounded Drugs – 5.15.2014

More Horses Killed by Compounded Drugs – 5.15.2014

Eight thoroughbreds in Ocala, Fla., developed severe neurological trouble within 36 hours of treatment with compounded toltrazuril/pyrimethamine, used for treatment or prevention of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis EPM). One horse died during a …

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