Woodbine and Fort Erie horsepeople have been rocked by the bizarre rash of positive tests for...extract from chili peppers!
An outbreak of EHV-1 that started on the backstretch of Woodbine Racetrack in mid-May has been contained and horses are now allowed to exit the property.
Re-testing and containment measures are key to containing the recent neuropathogenic EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine Racetrack.
The outbreak of the infectious disease EHV-1 at Woodbine racetrack appears to be contained after biosecurity measures and testing implemented.
All 59 horses residing in Barn 12 have since been tested and, in total, 20 cases of EHV-1 have now been confirmed among those horses.
In an already difficult situation on the Woodbine backstretch, horsepeople are faced with managing their horses through a contagious equine virus.
WSPS has released the following guidelines for the agricultural industry to protect workers against hazards presented by COVID-19.
Under the trade name Ventipulmin, the drug helps horses with airway issues but has similar characteristics to anabolic steroids.
Woodbine Entertainment continues to provide horses with the essential care they require while operating its backstretch under very strict guidelines.
Great Canadian addresses horse people's concern related to not being able to find appropriate stabling for their horses with a number of proposals.
Racing is suspended around the world but a few US tracks continue on; Fort Erie set to open backstretch April 12 for its May 26 start.