Recent News for Diseases and Conditions

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Equine Pigeon Fever Vaccine Granted Conditional License

March 05, 2015

A conditionally licensed vaccine must have demonstrated field safety and a reasonable expectation of efficacy.... Read More

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Preventing Disease Spread: Don't Forget About Farriers

March 04, 2015

Farriers should practice smart biosecurity to prevent potential equine disease spread among properties.... Read More

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Researchers Study Supplement's Effects on Gastric Ulcers

March 02, 2015

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

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Equine Food Allergy Testing Evaluated

March 01, 2015

Researchers recently determined that some standard laboratory and commercial allergy tests for horses are not reliable.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Ontario Horse

February 27, 2015

A horse from the Regional Municipality of Waterloo has tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV).... Read More

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Graded Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead at 25

February 26, 2015

The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized Feb. 25 due to complications with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More

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Participation Sought in Study on JIE in Arabians

February 24, 2015

Researchers are working to identify the genetic cause of juvenile idiopathic epilepsy (JIE) in Arabian horses.... Read More

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CHRB Rule Would Void Claim if Horse Bleeds

February 23, 2015

Under the provision the official vet must observe a horse bleeding from one or both nostrils during or after the race.... Read More

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Burlington Co., New Jersey, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 23, 2015

A 5-year-old Westampton horse was euthanized after testing positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Keys to Managing Colic Medically

February 22, 2015

The three main types of medical treatment for colic include fluid therapy, laxative administration, and pain management.... Read More

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UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Held Jan. 23-24

February 20, 2015

Lecture topics included equine proliferative enteropathy, the physiology of aging, amino acid requirements, and more.... Read More

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When the Body Attacks

February 20, 2015

Lumps, bumps, coughs, wheals, and wheezes: a basic overview of equine allergies. ... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Scott County, Minnesota

February 16, 2015

The horse was euthanized on Feb. 12 after developing neurologic signs.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Additional Neurologic EHV-1 Case Confirmed in Virginia

February 16, 2015

The horse is recovering in isolation at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg. ... Read More

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Give Your Horse a Breath of Fresh Air This Winter

February 16, 2015

Consider these tips to help protect your horse's breathing zone and most effectively achieve optimal respiratory health.... Read More

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Shipping Horses Long Distances

February 16, 2015

Consider these factors when transporting horses afar, be it to a show or a new home. ... Read More

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Colic

February 15, 2015

Learn how a horse's diet can increase or decrease his risk of developing colic.... Read More

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Four Ways to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy

February 15, 2015

A wellness plan is a proactive approach in caring for your horse.... Read More

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Test Horses Annually for Equine Infectious Anemia

February 14, 2015

Here's why following testing regulations for equine infectious anemia is critical to maintaining good horse health.... Read More

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Endoscopy for Equine Dental Exams

February 13, 2015

Oral endoscopy provides vets with a detailed, magnified view of dental and soft tissue structures in the horse's mouth.... Read More

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'Gumshoe Sleuthing' in Equine Veterinary Medicine

February 12, 2015

Dr. John Madigan presented the AAEP's 2014 Milne lecture on discoveries that changed equine and human health.... Read More

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Genetic Disorders: Breed by Breed

February 11, 2015

By knowing what conditions certain horses are predisposed to, owners and breeders can take preventive steps.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Galveston County, Texas

February 09, 2015

Officials have confirmed two cases of neurologic EHV-1 in horses at two stables in northwestern Galveston County.... Read More

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Hypovolemic Shock

February 09, 2015

Here's what you need to know about hypovolemic shock related to blood loss or trauma in horses.... Read More

Bacterial and fungal cultures can help veterinarians diagnose eye problems in foals. Here, a veterinarian collects a sample.

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Eye Problems in Neonatal Foals

February 09, 2015

Because ocular problems are prevalent in foals, a veterinarian should examine a neonate's eyes within 36 hours of birth.... Read More