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Special Report

How To Handle a Disease Outbreak

Follow these important steps if your horse shows signs of an infectious disease.

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Athletes to Trail Warriors: Caring for the Adult Horse

Learn about caring for the health of adult show and recreational horses.

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Standing MRI: Use in Diagnosing Equine Lameness

Learn about standing MRI and how veterinarians use it to help diagnose equine lameness.

Special Report

Young Horse Management

Use this cheat sheet to make sure your young horse--neonate to yearling--is getting the care she needs.

Fact Sheet

Prebiotics and Probiotics

Prebiotics and probiotics are dietary supplements for horses to help prevent or treat certain illnesses.

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Youngsters Don't Have it Easy

Give your young horse, age 1 to 3 years, a strong start with information from this in-depth special report.

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Equine Vaccination Cheat Sheet

Learn about the AAEP's recommended core and risk-based equine vaccines in this handy special report.

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Your Mare has Delivered Successfully: Now What?

Learn about normal foal development and health risks, and quiz your knowledge in this special report.

Special Report

Hoof Problem Protocol

Should you call the vet or farrier? Find out the best next step to take during a hoof-related emergency.

Fact Sheet

Caring for Senior Horses

Find out what your elderly horse needs to stay healthy in his golden years.

Convention Report

ACT 2013 Wrap-Up

Here are just a few highlights from the comprehensive equine sessions at this year's ACT Conference.

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Horse Relocation Checklist

Use this handy guide next time you move your horse to a new home.

Special Report

10 Draft Horse Health Facts

Do you love draft horses? Learn about 10 of their unique health and management needs in this special report.

Fact Sheet

Botulism in Horses

Botulism is an often-fatal neurologic disease of horses mostly caused by C. botulinum type B.

Special Report

15 Miniature Horse Health Facts

Minis are a lot like big horses, but different too. Here, learn how to best care for pint-sized equids.

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12 Signs of Good Equine Health

Learn about normal equine vital signs and what they mean about your horse in this information-packed report.

Special Report

Seven Senior Horse Facts

Dr. Nancy Loving discusses the special needs of senior horses, including diet, nutrition, exercise, and more.

Fact Sheet

Hay Soaking

Soaking hay prior to feeding horses can offer many benefits for respiratory, metabolic, and genetic disorders.

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Horse Health Parameters Form

Use this comprehensive form to evaluate your horse's well-being from nose to tail prior to a vet visit.

Convention Report

Managing Emergencies (AAEP Convention 2012)

The vet's role during barn fires; managing dehydration and exhaustion; and preventing medication mishaps.

Convention Report

Reproduction (AAEP Convention 2012)

Topics include keeping mares in foal, metabolic syndrome and pregnancy, and more.

Convention Report

Joint Injections (AAEP Convention 2012)

Learn about joint injections, including site prep, infection, corticosteroids, hyaluronan, and more.

Convention Report

Veterinary Ethics (AAEP Convention 2012)

Learn about vet-client-patient and vet-farrier relationships, plus ethical issues facing racetrack vets.

Convention Report

Lameness (AAEP Convention 2012)

Topics include track surfaces, suspensory, flexion tests, sesamoid, and non-weight-bearing injuries, and more.

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