Industry Regulations

The New USEF Vaccination Rule: What you Need to Know

Background For the past few years, there have been several EHV/EIV outbreaks at horse shows throughout the United States that have caused chaos on showgrounds and back at the stables when horses return home from traveling. In order to alleviate concerns...

Previcox vs. Equioxx: What’s the Big Deal?

Medication for our horses can get quite costly pretty quickly. Because all horse owners value our horses as companions and athletic partners, we strive to treat them for all of their maladies, but also attempt to keep costs reasonable. While trying...

Compounded Drugs: Are They Safe?

The FDA recently recalled another unapproved omeprazole product. While there are plenty of reasons to be annoyed with the inefficiencies of the FDA, because we all want faster, safer medications for our horses, we do need to remember the importance of...

Wisconsin EIA Testing Rules: 2015

Normally, a HAPPY NEW YEAR also brings about a HAPPY COGGINS SEASON for horse-lovers, but this year is a little different in Wisconsin! Remember that the rules for Coggins, which is a test for Equine Infectious Anemia, changed their effective date regulations...

Ulcergard vs Gastrogard… and unapproved medication

We found the following link regarding illegal compounding and marketing of omeprazole compounds to horse owners and wanted to share it with our clients. “Compounding” medications is the practice of mixing two or more drugs in order to meet...

WI Coggins (EIA) Regulations Changing

Changing Coggins Regulations We’re bringing you good news this Wednesday! Wisconsin has changed their regulations regarding Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) testing, commonly known as Coggins tests. Any negative Coggins test will now be effective...