World Equine Veterinary Association

Articles by WEVA

Your Sick Horse Might Need Fluids. Here's Why

Enteral and/or intravenous fluid administration can be a crucial part of supporting sick foals and horses. Read More

Nasal Bleeding: Vets, What's Your Diagnosis and Treatment?

Learn how a veterinarian diagnosed and treated an ethmoid hematoma in a Quarter Horse gelding. Read More

Latvian Equine Veterinary Association Joins WEVA

Also, learn about the Latvian Horse, which is used in disciplines such as dressage, pleasure riding, jumping, and more. Read More

Cancer in Horses

New methods to facilitate cancer diagnosis in horses as early, simply, and accurately as possible are needed. Read More

AMMVEE Hosts Annual Convention

The event's focus was equine welfare in honor of Dr. Aline Schunemann de Aluja, a pioneer of equine welfare in Mexico Read More

Przewalski's Horse Populations in Hungary

More than 310 of the world's 1,900 Przewalski's horses live in the breeding herd in Hungary's Hortobagy National Park. Read More

Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport. Read More

Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport. Read More

Assessing Equine Welfare Objectively

The key is not to point out what is right or wrong, but what changes to make to improve horse and human welfare alike. Read More

The Equine Upper Airway: How It Works and What Goes Wrong

Diseases and abnormalities of the upper airway are some of the main reasons for poor performance in sport horses. Read More

What is Big-Head Disease?

This condition, caused by an unbalanced diet, can have serious musculoskeletal implications for affected horses. Read More

WEVA Holds Intermediate Meetings

So far this year WEVA has held meetings in Heilan and Beijing, China; Cluj-Napoca, Romania; and Moscow, Russia. Read More

Equine Epistaxis: What You Need to Know

Causes of epistaxis--bleeding from the nose--can range from mild to life-threatening conditions. Here's what to know. Read More

Flying Horses: What to Consider

Be mindful of the associated health risks and understand how to best manage your horse before and after air travel. Read More

Equine Pain Management: History and New Advances

For years veterinarians' options were limited, but new products are helping them control horses' pain better than ever. Read More

Protecting Wild Horses in Patagonia, Chile

Learn about the wild horses and how a nonprofit organization and a veterinary association are working to protect them. Read More

Questions to Ask Before Breeding With Frozen Semen

Frozen semen offers many advantages, but it is important to understand that not all frozen semen is the same. Read More

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome Consensus Statement

The statement summarizes the current knowledge about ulcers and is designed to provide guidelines for veterinarians. Read More

Social Communication and Equine Reproductive Success

Domestic horses' reproductive efficiency is often lower than that of feral horses. Does modern husbandry play a role? Read More

Equine Education on the Iberian Peninsula

Lecture topics included angular and flexural limb deformities, diagnosing and imaging hoof problems, and more. Read More

Equine Grass Sickness: What You Need to Know

This potentially deadly condition affects grazing horses. Learn about its clinical signs, treatments, and prognosis. Read More

Watch for Anhidrosis This Summer

Anhidrotic horses don't sweat well or at all, which can be dangerous in warm climates. Here's what to watch for. Read More

Caterpillars that Cause Abortion in Mares

Learn how researchers determined that hairy, bristly caterpillars can cause abortions and how to protect mares. Read More

Conditioning Bones for Wellness, Fracture Prevention

Bone is a vital tissue that's densely packed with specialized cells and supplied with a rich network of blood vessels. Read More

Studying Exercising Arrhythmias in Sport Horses

Researchers at the University of Bern are studying cardiac adaptations to training in eventing and endurance horses. Read More