Posted by Jenny on Mar 10, 2010 in General News, Horses | 0 comments
One horse has tested positive, and 28 horses were Coggins tested on the 8th March for EIA in MONTCARET, DORDOGNE. The horses have been under surveillance since the 25th of February 2010.
This is a very serious notifiable disease with any positive horses facing compulsory slaughter. The symptoms are listed HERE, the second disease on the list.
There is no current indication where the disease may...
Gazza has now started some gentle work with us. Starting off with long reining in the round pen, then we progressed to a wander round the orchard…
Yesterday we tried leaning over him and then getting on. Even though we had been told be has been ridden and driven before (but not in the past 5 years anyway), we like to make sure they are happy with each stage before we move on to the next...
Posted by Kathryn on Apr 17, 2009 in Association News | 0 comments
This is just to remind ERF members that today is the last day to tell us if you will be attending the AGM next Friday 24th.
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know
ERF were contacted several months ago by the owner of this horse after he had received a terrible injury to his leg that would not repair. A small fortune was spent on vet’s fees by the owner trying to repair the leg. Unfortunately, the healing process had reached a stalemate and whilst still under veterinary supervision the wound continued to develop proud flesh. He twice had to have this...
A horse has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anaemia (Anémie infectieuse équine) following a Coggins test in dept. 83, Var.
The disease, spread by biting insects is often fatal in equines.
The equine that tested positive has now been euthanized. All equines in the immediate area have been quarantined, including the equines of Zavatta circus that are in the area. Any equine may be tested...