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Florida Equine Liability Statute -

The Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Div. of Animal Industry, is informing the Florida equine community of the USDA's, National Animal Identification System (NAIS) . Field personnel are distributing this letter to horse owners and stables. Most commonly asked questions about the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) , Instructions for filling out the NAIS Application , Application form for Premises Registration -


 

HEALTH INFORMATION

Aug. 18 - Equine Piroplasmosis Situation Update
Aug. 15 - FL Ag Comm. Charles H. Bronson announced today that a Manatee County horse has been diagnosed with Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) - an animal disease that the U.S. has been considered free of since 1988.

July 1 - FL Ag Comm. Bronson urges vaccinations for horses as EEE cases rise!
June 4 - New Equine Rabies Vaccine provides long-lasting protection
May 8 - Every Horse needs an Annual Dental Exam, says the American Association of Equine Practitioners
April 17 - The Humane Society of the United States publishes comprehensive Guide on Caring for Horses
April 23 -
Gulfstream Racetrack awards scholarships to UF Veterinary students
April 25 - New equine lameness service available at UF
April 17 - The Humane Society of the United States publishes comprehensive Guide on Caring for Horses
March 21 - Florida Dept. of Agriculture urges vaccinations following early onset of Equine diseases in Florida
Jan. 2008
- Beware: Acorns can cause Colic and Founder By Martha Inks, Fort White, FL

GPA Helmets Purchased in Europe may not meet required USEF Safety Standards
Lasko Box Fan Recall - reports that potential electrical failure in the fan motor can pose a fire hazard
-DISEASE ALERT - VESICULAR STOMATITIS
Nov. 15 - West Nile Vaccination Advisory from the University of Florida Veterinary College
FLORIDA HORSE LEECHES - This disease also known as "Phycomycosis", Swamp Cancer and other colloquial names has recently been widely reported especially in areas with standing water, such as the hurricane regions. Please read this article and learn more about this.
Florida veterinarians become first in U.S. to perform electric shock treatment - University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
The Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Div. of Animal Industry, is informing the Florida equine community of the USDA's, National Animal Identification System (NAIS) . Field personnel are distributing this letter to horse owners and stables. Most commonly asked questions about the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) , Instructions for filling out the NAIS Application , Application form for Premises Registration - pd f
University of Florida in Gainesville launches new Mobile Equine Diagnostic (MEDS) program
West Nile Virus Information: FL Dept. of Agriculture , USDA , FL Dept. of Animal Disease Eradication - Please check out these pages as this problem is growing in Florida!
From Leroy M.Coffman,D.V.M.Director/State Veterinarian,Division of Animal Industry, Tallahassee,FL - Label directions on West Nile Virus serum state the need for annual boosters, however the Dept and the University of Florida are recommending boosters every FOUR MONTHS. Eastern Equine Encephalitis protection is not good for more than ONE YEAR.
Learn about "Sweeney" injuryDesperate to Find a Cure By Tina Harrison
The History of Equine Infectious Anemia - Click Here!

The AHSA has published some websites which offer information on Hoof & Mouth Disease. Please CLICK HERE for the list. - Emerging Infectious Disease Network (EIDNet) - Topic: Foot And Mouth Disease
We recommend an interesting series of horse articles - courtesy equusite.com
Safety First , Teach Your Horse Ground Manners , Basic Training Principles , Equine Behaviour & Specific Behaviour Problems , Riding/Training Under Saddle - more to come!
Deadly Diseases of the Horse -The Knowledge Bank- Courtesy The Horse Interactive-
Horse Health: Horse Sense With Magnetics - By Linda Greenlaw - Good information about using magentic therapy in horses.


TROXEL MEDICAL INFORMATION FORM
The USA Equestrian Safety Committee is introducing a rider Medical Information Form sponsored by Troxel Helmets, with the recommendation that each rider/driver/handler complete a copy of the form and place it in an outside coat, shirt or pants pocket whenever competing at all recognized competitions. The committee advises that the information exhibitors include in the form will assist medical personnel in the event of a serious accident or injury. Please inform your trainer and/or groom of the location of your completed form and be careful if borrowing another exhibitors jacket.
Forms are being mailed to competitions with the request that they be made available to exhibitors in the show office. Forms are also available as downloads on our website under Safety and under Competition downloads and will be mailed to all members with their 2004 membership cards


The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act - Read the details, sign the Petition, write your representative and spread the word! Help save the lives of thousands of horses. Your help is needed NOW!
 
STOLEN HORSES BULLETIN BOARD - If you have lost a horse through theft, please contact us with a story and photo and we will post it on our new page. Get the word out and maybe someone will find your horse.
COGGINS NEWS FOR FLORIDA!  The EA Coggins Test yellow owner's copy can now be photocopied and faxed! This new ruling was issued by Dr. Leroy Coffman, Florida State Veterinarian. This will greatly facilitate our movement inside the state, and applies for the State of Florida.
Take your Horse To the Beach for Fun In The Water! by permission of Horsenews-On Line, (Sharon Miner, author) While this article is written for the Rehoboth Beach area of North Carolina, it has good advice for riders who want to enjoy their horses at the beach! We suggest that you check with your local authorities about the restrictions on the beach of your choice!
ARE YOU AND YOUR HORSE HELPING THE ECONOMY? Interesting statistics colected by The American Horse Council.
Legal responsibilities all horseowners should know about-courtesy American Assoc. for Horsemanship Safety
How Good is Your Release Form ? -
What to Do When There Is an Accident -
Are Your Horse Expenses Tax Deductible?
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Articles written by John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law, regarding the horse owner/industry and the IRS
Complex New Tax Ruling Is a Victory for the Industry by John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law.-
Expectation that Assets Will Increase in Value Important Tax Factor ,
Records? What Kind of Records Should I Maintain? ,
Are More People Being Audited in the Startup Phase?
Complex New Tax Ruling Is Disappointing


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