Events and Biosecurity

.:EQUUS:. Archive on March 31, 2008, 2:46

As has been shown with the outbreak of Equine Influenza in Australia fairly recently, the need for measures to be put in place to protect horses and their owners from possible outbreaks of many diseases is a large one. Many owners and managers of horse properties have “quarantine” paddocks set up to restrict a new horse’s movement around a property until it has been observed for some weeks. This can help to restrict the spread of diseases to other horses if a new horse arrives carrying something.

Competing, travelling with your horse or buying one from another