Ed Boldt, Jr., DVM

Ed Boldt, DVM, is the owner of Performance Horse Complementary Medicine Services in Fort Collins, Colo.

Articles by Ed Boldt

Therapeutic Options in the Performance Horse, AAEP 2008

The first item facilitators and attendees discussed was the use of acupuncture point reactivity as an aid in the diagnosis of gastric ulcers in the performance horse. Several practitioners commented on the acupuncture points they use in this manner Read More

Complementary Therapeutic Options for Horses

The two most utilized therapies in equine medicine are veterinary acupuncture and chiropractic. Read More

"Swayback" In a Young Horse

Q: I have a 3-year-old gelding. I bought him when he was almost 2, at which time he appeared somewhat swaybacked. He had, and still does have, very high withers. He was still growing, so I thought that as he aged and grew he Read More

Pain in The Neck

A 10-year-old Icelandic gelding has a tendency to hold his head to the right while at a walk. Read More

Veterinary Acupuncture and Chiropractic: What, When, Who?

The use of "complementary" therapies continues to increase in veterinary practice. While there are a myriad of modalities that fall within this broad term, the two most utilized are veterinary acupuncture and chiropractic (sometimes referred to Read More