Learn more about equine respiratory-related health conditions with this easy-to-follow visual guide.
Vets evaluated the potential application of dynamic endoscopy when examining Thoroughbred yearlings.
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March 31, 2014
Learn more about equine respiratory-related health conditions with this easy-to-follow visual guide.... Read More
March 03, 2014
What might cause my mare to regurgitate her grain? ... Read More
May 07, 2013
Vets evaluated the potential application of dynamic endoscopy when examining Thoroughbred yearlings.... Read More
January 13, 2013
This dynamic endoscope is currently the only such tool in the state of Wisconsin, the school reported.... Read More
December 10, 2012
Dr. Lisa Fortier recaps studies on upper respiratory tract health, colic, lameness, and racehorse health.... Read More
October 13, 2012
Gastroscopy is the only surefire way to know what the inside of your horse's stomach looks like. ... Read More
August 24, 2012
Presenters discussed joint radiographs, endoscopic exams, and changes in sales conditions during the lecture.... Read More
June 27, 2012
A panel will present radiographic images of joints and endoscopic videos of throats Thoroughbred yearlings.... Read More
February 01, 2011
Some horses are more predisposed to getting gastric ulcers, due to management, performance, or temperament... Read More
September 01, 2010
Recurrent colic is typically defined as three or more episodes of transient or prolonged colic occurring over a period of months or upwards of a year. Although a practitioner cannot always determine a definitive etiology without exploratory surgery... Read More
August 01, 2009
Vets can better diagnose problems in our horses because of the array of equipment they have in their arsenals.... Read More
May 12, 2009
Upper airway problems can ruin a good horse, whether they slow him down or cause airway noise that hurts his show placings. But they haven't always been easy to sort out because the upper airway couldn't be examined under natural exercise conditions ... Read More
April 02, 2009
Upper airway disorders, such as dorsal displacement of the soft palate or dynamic collapse of the upper respiratory tract, can be challenging to diagnose in performance horses. Nonetheless, these are important causes of poor... Read More
September 20, 2008
The University of Glasgow Equine Hospital will be the first in the U.K. to look inside a horse as it gallops at full speed.
Pioneering equipment will enable vets to closely examine the airways of a horse as it exercises, revolutionizing... Read More
October 22, 2006
Endoscopy is the current diagnostic method of choice for evaluating the equine upper airway. However, veterinarians at Cornell University for the first time have described ultrasound techniques for evaluating the equine larynx, and they say the... Read More
July 22, 2004
Diagnosing equine gastric ulcers might soon be a procedure that's short and sweet. Until recently, ulcer detection depended on using an endoscope to peer at the stomach lining. Now, a team of researchers at Texas A&M University, led by Noah... Read More
April 21, 2004
Spectators at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington and area horse owners will have the opportunity to hear about some of the latest veterinary technologies for the sport horse from top veterinarians on April 22 after the first day of... Read More
January 14, 2004
"Endoscopy is the primary diagnostic tool for evaluation of the upper airway of the horse," said Brett Woodie, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, at the clinic's annual client education seminar held Jan. 5 in Lexington, Ky.... Read More
November 01, 2003
Horses with dorsal displacement of the soft palate (DDSP) characteristically make a "choking" noise as they slow down from the resulting partial airway obstruction, hence the term "choking down" to describe them.... Read More
September 01, 2003
Most people who have been around horses long enough have heard a few make abnormal respiratory noises while exercising. These horses usually draw attention to themselves by the sheer volume of noise they create as they go around the show jumping... Read More
July 01, 2003
A pair of recent studies conducted by researchers in New York, Ireland, and Australia have provided new information about the equine throat. Articles about both research projects appeared in the May 2003 issue of the Equine Veterinary... Read More
July 01, 2003
Noise and exercise intolerance...those are the usual signs of an upper airway disorder. Many things can go wrong with a horse's breathing mechanisms that don't involve the lungs. The diagnoses aren't always accurate, and treatments aren't totall... Read More
June 01, 2003
The term "laser" conjures up images varying from action movies to removal of skin wrinkles to hands-free toilet flushing. What these things have in common is that a beam of light with a particular wavelength produces a particular desired effect.... Read More
May 01, 2003
If your horse does more than walk around his pasture eating grass, he is at risk for ulcers. The equine life of leisure--grazing in the sun on lush grass, no worries about when that ambitious owner will appear to ride or train--isn't reality for... Read More
February 25, 2003
Veterinarians have a variety of ways to look inside your horse to see what might be bothering him. One of these methods is gastroduodenoscopy, which allows the veterinarian to see the interior of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum with the use... Read More
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