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Equivac HeV vaccine achieves full registration

Zoetis announced today that the Hendra virus vaccine, Equivac® HeV, has received registration from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). The announcement comes after three years of vaccine use within the Australian horse population. The Equivac HeV passed every APVMA assessment criteria – considered some of the most detailed assessment processes in the […]

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Addy The People’s Horse

The Bendigo Advertiser is racing a horse for charity – that horse being Addy – and invites anyone who has ever wanted to own a race horse to join the Race for Fun Club. The mission is to raise money for charity and to promote Bendigo as a tourist destination. EDAA member Paul Campbell has […]

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EDAA at Equitana

Come and meet members of the EDAA at Equitana. You will be able to get a close up look at the horse’s jaw and teeth, talk to dentists about your horse’s needs, find more information about studying to become an equine dentist and generally learn more about equine dental needs. Our stand is located in […]

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Aquanita TV Equine Dentistry

Leading equine dentist Mark Burnell explains the benefits of a regular dental program for horses and the importance of equine dentistry on nutrition. Courtesy Aquanita TV

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Hendra kills – horses must be vaccinated

Following the latest Hendra case in Gladstone, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) says that all horse owners must have their horses vaccinated to prevent the deadly Hendra virus. President of Equine Veterinarians Australia, Dr Nathan Anthony said, “It’s not enough to cross your fingers when it comes to the Hendra Virus. Hendra kills horses and […]

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Headshaking: An alternative hypothesis

Headshaking is recognised neurologic disorder of horses characterised by involuntary, hyper-reflexic, hyperaesthetic, up and down movements of the head during defined activities such as exercise or in defined circumstances not associated with exercise such as exposure to rain, cold, dust or wind. The condition is often reported to have an obvious abrupt onset of an […]

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EDAA 100 Day Test

A big thankyou to John “Patto” Patterson for letting us use his stable and supplying us with the horses for the students 100 day exam recently in Melbourne. Both student have done very well and are continuing with the days in the field.

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