Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

What is equine herpesvirus (EHV)? Equine herpesviruses are DNA viruses that are found in most horses all over the world. Almost all horses have been infected with the viruses and have most of the times no serious side effects. It is currently unknown what causes some infected horses to develop the serious neurological forms

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Equine rhinopneumonitis – Tips of Cavalor

A horse’s weakened immune system increases the risk of equine rhinopneumonitis. An environment with high infection pressure and low resistance can allow the equine herpes virus to easily get hold of your horse. Sport horses are at increased risk due to their contact with other horses during their frequent travels. It is therefore wise

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FEI News: My Horse World Club, created for the youth, by the youth

Fan engagement is a big subject for the FEI, as it is for most International Sports Federations. Always seeking to increase the outreach of our sport, one of the big questions we came across was, how do we become increasingly engaging for a youth audience in today’s world? For Generation Z, those born between

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Young Riders coming together to collectively change the world

For 18 years, nonprofit organisation JustWorld International has been providing effective solutions to addressing gaps in education for underserved youth living in impoverished communities across the globe. It has been a part of the JustWorld mission to not only address and provide basic needs assistance but to also empower youth to be independent thinkers,

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Warmblood Studbook of Ireland (WSI), 2020 Year In Review

  We started 2020 on a very difficult note with the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Arnold Kootstra. Many WSI breeders met Arnold in his role as mare and foal inspector on WSI’s Mare Inspection Committee. Many more breeders in the wider sport horse community met Arnold as a trainer in events

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