INFECTION CONTROL RESOURCES

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Whiteboard videos

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THE BASICS OF INFECTION CONTROL (5:56 min)

This unique 'whiteboard video' is all about the basics and answers: What are the differences between bacteria and viruses? How are they spread? What can you do to prevent them?

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INFECTION CONTROL IN TODAY'S RACING INDUSTRY (5:44 min)

This second 'whiteboard video' builds from the previous one and focuses on racing specifically. This video answers: What should my goals for infection control be? How can I prevent illness at home? How can I prevent illness at the track?

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Testimonial videos

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STANDARDBRED TRAINER BEN WALLACE (3:15 min)

In this video, well-known standardbred trainer Ben Wallace, based out of Classy Lane Training Centre in Puslinch, Ontario, talks about how infection control is part of his winning program.

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QUARTERHORSE TRAINER BOB BROADSTOCK (3:46 min)

Listen as Bob Broadstock, a lifelong member of the quarterhorse industry, talks about what he does to ensure his horses are safe from germs and how others can protect their horses from getting sick.

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THOROUGHBRED TRAINER SHERRY MCLEAN (2:28 min)

See long-time thoroughbred trainer and breeder Sherry McLean, from Caledon, Ontario, discuss the importance of infection control from foaling to racing and what she does to protect her horses.

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Facility videos

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INFECTION CONTROL AT THE TRAINING CENTRE (5:04 min)

Watch as international expert, Dr. Scott Weese, walks you through a training centre and points out the keys to infection control and protecting your horse.

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INFECTION CONTROL AT THE RACETRACK (5:04 min)

Watch as our expert, Dr. Scott Weese, now takes you through a racetrack to show you the key areas you need to focus on to make sure your horses are protected from germs and ready to race.

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5 key tips you need to know

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PROTECT YOUR HORSE FROM GETTING SICK

This printable flyer lists the top five things you can do to reduce the odds of sickness in your horses.

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Home & track checklist

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ARE YOU DOING THESE THINGS TO PREVENT SICKNESS?

Print out this checklist and use in the office or in the barn to make sure you and your staff are doing everything you can to prevent sickness in your horses.

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2016 - Year of Biosecurity

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NATIONAL FARM-LEVEL BIOSECURITY STANDARD

BIOSECURITY PLAN FOR RACING INFOSHEET

EQUINE BIOSECURITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

TRAVELLING HORSE INFOSHEET

WHEN AND HOW TO ISOLATE CHECKLIST

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR HORSE IS SICK CHECKLIST

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Equine Guelph thanks:
Dr. Steven Roche, Agricultural Communications and Epidemiological Research (ACER) Consulting
and Dr. Scott Weese, Ontario Veterinary College for their expertise and contributions to this project.
This project is funded in part through Growing Forward 2 (GF2), a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.
The Agricultural Adaptation Council assists in the delivery of GF2 in Ontario.
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Industry Partners
Central Ontario Standardbred Association
Equine Canada
Equine Guelph
Grand River Agricultural Society
Horseman's Benevolent and Protective Association
Ontario Harness Horse Association
  Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs
Ontario Racing Commission
Ontario Veterinary College
Quarterhorse Racing Association
Standardbred Canada
Vétoquinol Canada Inc.
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