William Moyer, DVM

William Moyer, DVM, is the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M and is President-elect of AAEP.

Articles by William A. Moyer

Can Laminitis be Inherited?

Q: I just read your excellent article "The Latest on Laminitis" by Karen Briggs. Is laminitis an inheritable disease? What about founder?    Read More

Forging in Young Horses

Q: My trainer says that my 1 1/2-year-old Thoroughbred colt is forging, but only at the trot. What can I do? Read More

Bouncing Knees a Problem?

I have a 6-year-old Quarter Horse gelding that I trail ride in the mountains. He is noticeably "over at the knees." Often while riding, one knee or the other will wobble forward and back when we pause. He doesn't appear lame or swollen, but Read More

Veterinarian's Role In Equine Insurance

Why Insure?

Over the last several years, more and more horses are being insured. The purchase of a horse or horses is a significant investment relative to purchase price and ultimate maintenance. For many buyers, the Read More

Sole Bruise Lameness

This morning when I went to the barn, my Quarter Horse gelding was lame, to the point where he did not want to bear any weight on his left hind foot. My barn manager thinks it might be a sole bruise. What is a sole bruise? What should I do? Read More

Joint Therapy

A multitude of compelling reasons exists for utilizing joint injections or aspirations (i.e., the removal of fluid). Certainly one of the most rewarding is the capability of the veterinarian to make better and more accurate diagnoses of lameness prob Read More