“Vaccinating horses against equine influenza is key to combating the spread of equine influenza,” FEI Veterinary Director Göran Åkerström said. “It is important that all horses are vaccinated, regardless of whether or not they compete or come into contact with other horses, but there are also biosecurity measures that should be put in place, including best hygiene practices.”
Posted on Feb 8, 2019
The Gold Coast Dressage Association Season Opener, held at the Global Dressage Stadium at PBIEC in Wellington, FL was everything that rider Kevin Kohmann was hoping for on his first ride in Intermediare 2 on the elegant Danish Warmblood, Sanchez. “We...
Posted on Jan 29, 2019
With sights set on qualifying for the upcoming Pan Am Games in Peru, dressage rider, Marco Bernal rode into the first week of the 2019 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival with a stable full of healthy horses. In particular, the 11 year old Holsteiner...
Posted on Jan 21, 2019
Horses can be affected by black walnut if shavings made from the tree are used in bedding. As little as 20% black walnut in shavings or sawdust can cause clinical signs within hours of contact. Effects of exposure primarily affect the lower limb and include stocking up, stiff gait, and reluctance to move.
Posted on Dec 24, 2018
As a rider herself Faye understands the importance a properly fitting saddle makes for a rider to effectively communicate with their horse. Faye is a certified equine sports massage therapist which allows her more insight in how important a properly fitted saddle allows horses to use their body correctly so they may be successful and stay sound. Faye is a certified independent saddle fitter and has trained under master saddlers in Germany and England to enhance her knowledge of saddle fitting.
Posted on Dec 21, 2018
Vita Flex, a leading producer of top quality equine supplements, gives the Vita Flex Victory Pass Award to a successful horse and rider team that demonstrates the dedication needed to achieve superlative excellence in the show ring.
Posted on Oct 16, 2018
Temperatures inside horse trailers are a concern to all when doing long distance hauling. Endurance rider Jo Christensen from Montana learned a lot on a recent trip when she installed a temperature monitor in her trailer. We tend to haul very long...
Posted on Jul 16, 2018
Phoenix, AZ - Over the last 28 years, Vita Flex has become a leading supplier of advanced performance products designed to satisfy the demands of horses competing at the highest levels. Recently, Vita Flex launched a new website, www.vitaflex.com ....
Posted on Jul 16, 2018