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Bahrain Receives Glanders All Clear

October 15, 2012, Bahrain ~ According to the  Gulf Daily News –the European Union has  given the kingdom the stamp of approval to lift its ban on the movement and export of horses nearly two-and-a-half years after the restrictions were put in place. No new cases have been reported since two horses were put down after…

BAN on the movement of horses within Bahrain has been extended until June 30

March 30, 2012 ~ Bahrain Gulf Daily News-  The decision to continue the ban on movement of horses within Bahrain has been extended to take all precautions agains a resurgence of the deadly equine disease, Glanders. The ban, in effect since April 2010, has curtailed all movement of horses within the country and cancelled all…

Glanders will keep Bharain’s horses isolated until March

January 4, 2012, Bahrain ~ According to Bharian’s Daily News, the Kingdom has been given an “all-clear”  from the deadly equine disease,  glanders. No new cases have been reported for two months, not since two horses were put down after testing positive last November, according to Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry livestock director, Abdulrahman Shawqi…