FAQ: EHV-1 – A Vet Answers Your Questions

As if the Coronavirus wasn’t enough… for about a week, social media has been flooded with news of an EHV-1 outbreak at a big show in Valencia, Spain. Some horses had to be put down and vets were battling to save the lives of the horses remaining. The outbreak brought up a lot of questions – so we figured: Why not let a vet answer them? You were able to ask questions on Instagram – you can find responses given by Dr. Bernadette Bracher, a German vet, here.

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Daily Routine at the Barn: Part I

Juggling horses and your life as a DIY amateur can be quite challenging – so we figure: Why not make a series on this and let people explain how they handle it. Part I is about Mareike Asmussen who shares her love for horses with her husband. She has told us about their daily routine and training with their horses Cool Fairytale Emma and CL Undressed.

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A New “Corona-Hobby”: DIY Show Outfits

Oh, yes, the lockdown – the time of Zoom parties, home-office and many, many new hobbies. While normal people were learning macramé or baking banana bread, horse show people did their own thing – like creating new outfits. That is exactly what Sina, a successful EWU equestrian, and her Mom did. They told TSL how their “corona hobby” developed and shared their advice on making DIY outfits.

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A Special Kind Of World Show: Equestrians for Equality

During the Corona pandemic, certain kinds of trends emerged: baking banana bread, doing Zoom parties and – when it comes to horses – competing in virtual horse shows. One advantage of those shows: They were open to anyone. And our sport should be in general – that is what Nadia Aslam thinks. She is not only a writer for the FEI and Show Horse Today, but has also founded a special project called Equestrians for Equality. She has told The Showlife all about it and the World Show they are planning.

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