15 is the New 10: Keeping the Middle-Aged Horse Healthy

July 21, 2016

Find out how to keep your middle-aged horse's teeth, feet, joints, and more healthy. ... Read More


My Horse's Vet Bill is How Much?

July 07, 2016

Understand the costs of veterinary care before you're faced with a sick or injured horse.... Read More


Does Acupuncture Alleviate Navicular Syndrome Pain?

June 29, 2016

While acupuncture seemed to help some horses, there was no strong evidence that it relieves pain in all affected horses.... Read More


How Does Acupuncture Work?

June 10, 2016

There's a complex series of events that occur when acupuncture needles are placed. Here's a rundown of what happens.... Read More


2016 Western Veterinary Conference: Wednesday's Top Tweets

March 10, 2016

Tweets and take-homes from the 2016 Western Veterinary Conference's equine acupuncture and emergencies sessions. ... Read More


Smith to Discuss Equine Acupuncture During Free Lecture

March 17, 2015

On April 7 Meagan Smith, DVM, will describe how she uses the ancient technique of acupuncture on her equine patients.... Read More


Optimizing the Care and Management of Your Equine Athlete

March 28, 2014

Here's how to keep your equine athlete happy, healthy, and at the top of his game.... Read More


Complementary Medicine: On the Rise

October 01, 2013

It's no longer uncommon for owners to seek out additional avenues of horse care. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Readers Discuss Complementary Therapy Habits

July 16, 2013

Most readers said they've incorporated at least one complementary therapy into their horses' care.... Read More


Study: Acupuncture Doesn't Impact Ovulation (AAEP 2012)

March 18, 2013

Ovulation in healthy mares was not impacted by acupuncture in this study.... Read More


LSU SVM Receives Grant for Integrative Medicine Program

March 10, 2013

Louisiana State University received the $60,000 grant to support their integrative medicine programs.... Read More


Equine Acupuncture Focus of Sept. KENA Meeting

August 27, 2012

Rhonda Rathgeber, DVM, PhD, will discuss the use of acupuncture in equine medicine.... Read More


LSU to Host Equine Acupuncture, Chiropractics Lecture

August 02, 2012

The lecture on acupuncture and chiropractics will take place Aug. 17 at Louisiana State University.... Read More


Acupuncture Use in Equine Reproduction (AAEP 2011)

March 25, 2012

Studies in human medicine are yielding promising results to support aucpuncture use in equine reproduction.... Read More


Acupuncture to Reduce General Anesthesia (AAEP 2011)

February 12, 2012

Electroacupuncture-treated horses exhibited a significantly deeper depth of anesthesia compared to controls.... Read More


LSU Offers Large Animal Acupuncture

February 08, 2012

The school has begun exploring and offering integrative therapies--including acupuncture--for large animals.... Read More


Dates Set for 2012 KENA Networking Meetings

January 24, 2012

Topics to be covered include lameness causes, equine acupuncture, and building equine facilities.... Read More


Treating Laminitis with Acupuncture

December 05, 2011

One researcher says accupuncture's pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects can help laminitic horses.... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE on Complementary Therapies Now Archived

November 19, 2011's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Complementary Therapies was held on Oct. 26.... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE: Complementary Therapies

October 19, 2011 presents a free Ask the Vet LIVE online Q&A about Complementary Therapies on Wednesday, Oct. 26.... Read More


The Science Behind Acupuncture

October 01, 2011

Exploring the evidence regarding the use of acupuncture in equine medicine.... Read More


Equine Alternative Medicine Gaining Steam in Vet Schools

September 30, 2011

Alternative medicine coursework in equine veterinary education has increased about 30% in the past decade.... Read More


Diagnosing and Treating Back Pain in the Sport Horse (AAEP 2010)

February 01, 2011

"Back problems can be performance-limiting in the horse due to pain and reduced range of motion and flexibility," reported Kent Allen, DVM, of Virginia Equine Imaging, as he presented on equine back pain at the 2010 American Association of Equine ... Read More


Alternative Therapies: Readers Weigh In

May 18, 2010

Readers responded to a poll asking, "What alternative therapeutic options have you used on your horse?"... Read More


Roaring Improved after Electroacupuncture

December 02, 2009

Electroacupuncture--the electrical stimulation of acupuncture points--can be an effective method of controlling laryngeal hemiplegia (roaring), reported researchers performing the technique on horses presented to the Veterinary Medical Center of the... Read More