Pain Management Options for Horses

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Methods of managing pain in horses range from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and opioids to alpha-2 agonists and ketamine, among others. Over the years, experience and research have helped veterinarians determine which of the numerous analgesic options are most effective in managing pain. During a presentation at the 2011 Western Veterinary Conference, held Feb. 20-24 in Las Vegas,

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