Jean-Yin Tan, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM

Board-certified in internal medicine. Professional interests include neonatology, respiratory disease, and gastroenterology.

Articles by Jean-Yin Tan

Managing Seniors with Heaves

Senior horses diagnosed with heaves face more obstacles than their younger counterparts. Read More

Does My Horse Have a 'Cold'?

Find out how to prevent equine upper respiratory tract infections from spreading throughout your barn. Read More

A Review and Update on Tendon and Ligament Injuries

A look at three of the most common tendon and ligament injuries in horses and how to treat them. Read More

Resolving a Common Swelling

What prevention steps can I take for my horse's rear leg swelling after exercise? Read More

Equine Anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by a bacterium that infects white blood cells. Read More

Your Horse's Breathing: Roaring, Coughing, and Bleeding

A rundown of respiratory diseases commonly observed in performance horses. Read More

Making Sense of the Cushing's-EMS-Hypothyroidism Puzzle

What is the difference between these three potentially confusing conditions? Read More

Spring Vaccinations: Points to Consider Before You Buy

With a selection of horse vaccines readily available on local feed store shelves, purchasing a handful for use in your barn might be something you're considering. But are there equine health risks lurking behind a choice to forgo your veterinarian's Read More

Feeding Horses After Colic Surgery

Nutrition is one of the most important aspects of managing a horse following colic surgery. Horse owners should follow basic feeding principles and tailor some elements toward the horse's specific condition to create an optimal recovery environment. Read More