AAEP Convention


Vaccine Strategies for the Whole Herd

April 12, 2015

Design vaccination protocols to maximize each horse's innate and adaptive responses to disease challenges.... Read More


Choosing Cases and Using MSCs for Equine Joint Injuries

April 10, 2015

Learn how one veterinarian chooses cases and uses mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to treat horses with joint injuries.... Read More


Radiography, Scintigraphy, and MRI: Benefits and Pitfalls

April 08, 2015

Review the options vets have for looking inside horses' bodies to see what's causing a limp, swelling, or pain.... Read More


Does Throat Spray Reach Horses' Upper Airway Structures?

April 07, 2015

Nasopharyngeal catheter administration results in good cover of the larynx, nasopharynx, and soft palate.... Read More


Compounded Enrofloxacin: Safe and Effective for Use in Mares

April 05, 2015

Researchers said a water-based enrofloxacin suspension could be useful for treating some bacterial endometritis cases.... Read More


Managing Feral Horses on National Park Service Lands

April 02, 2015

Horses and ponies currently reside several National Park Service units. Here's how the service cares for these animals.... Read More


The Unnerving Reality of Perineural Nerve Blocks

April 01, 2015

Learn about the challenges associated with interpreting perineural nerve blocks used to help diagnose lameness.... Read More


2014 AAEP Convention Wrap-Up

March 31, 2015

Learn about foal care, colic, sport horse studies, and more from our annual AAEP convention coverage.... Read More


Six Signs of Sacroiliac Disease in Horses

March 31, 2015

Sacroiliac disease is a newly recognized condition that vets are seeing a lot of in performance horses.... Read More


How to Manage the Club Foot: Birth to Maturity

March 25, 2015

A club foot can often be corrected with proper and early intervention, especially in young horses.... Read More

Veterinarians in the U.K. generally treat joint injections as surgical procedures.


Infectious Arthritis Incidence Following Joint Injections

March 23, 2015

Researchers determined that the overall incidence of infection was 9.2 per 10,000 injections.... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Henderson Equine Castration Instrument

March 19, 2015

The Henderson equine castrating instrument resulted in a low complication rate, especially among younger horses.... Read More


The ABCs of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Horses

March 19, 2015

Researchers are studying and using everything from MSCs to PRP and ACS to BMPs. Here are the basics you should know.... Read More

Researchers tested the safety of stem cell injections in horses' subconjunctiva. This image shows a subconjunctiva immediately following stem cell injection.


Are Stem Cells Safe to Use in Horse Eyes?

March 18, 2015

Researchers determined that administering subconjunctival allogeneic stem cell injections to horses appears safe.... Read More

Colic with small intestinal disease and peritoneal effusion, as seen on an ultrasound.


Ultrasound, Palpation per Rectum to Diagnose Colic

March 15, 2015

Learn how veterinarians can use these methods in concert to diagnose colic in horses.... Read More


Metronidazole Pharmacokinetics in Foals Studied

March 14, 2015

The medication's half-life was longer and clearance was lower in foals compared to adult horses, researchers determined.... Read More


Tiludronate's Safety for Navicular Treatment Studied

March 14, 2015

Researchers determined that tiludronate is safe to use in horses as directed.... Read More


Estrogen Concentrations' Effects on Pregnancy Outcome

March 12, 2015

Researchers determined that reduced estrogen levels in late pregnancy do not affect pregnancy outcome.... Read More


Digital Neurectomy Outcome in Horses with Chronic Foot Pain

March 10, 2015

Horses with concurrent deep digital flexor tendon lesions were four times more likely to become lame again post-surgery.... Read More


Cushing's Horses' Long-Term Response to Pergolide

March 08, 2015

Researchers determined that veterinarians can manage PPID long-term without a progressive increase in pergolide dose.... Read More


Proper Hand Hygiene Prevents Equine Disease

March 07, 2015

A veterinarian reviews proper hand hygiene techniques to help prevent equine disease spread during exams and procedures.... Read More


Wild Horse Health On and Off the Range

March 04, 2015

Mustangs require care different from the average domestic saddle horse. Here's how vets manage BLM horses' health.... Read More

A meniscal tear as seen on ultrasound with the limb bearing weight.


Arthroscopy vs. Ultrasound for Diagnosing Stifle Lesions

March 02, 2015

Researchers determined that using both modalities can help vets increase their diagnostic and prognostic capabilities.... Read More


Researchers Study Supplement's Effects on Gastric Ulcers

March 01, 2015

Researchers found that one supplement was not inferior to omeprazole in several areas in their study.... Read More


Aquatic Exercise's Effect on Equine Osteoarthritis

February 27, 2015

Underwater treadmill therapy can significantly improve balance control in horses with osteoarthritis.... Read More