Veterinary Practice

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Researchers Seeking Horse Owner Help in Laminitis Study

July 30, 2012

Researchers are asking for horse owners' help identifying suitable acute laminitis cases for research.... Read More

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Gluck Center Develops New PCR Assay for EHV-1

July 27, 2012

Kathryn Smith developed and validated a new real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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Treating Pleuropneumonia-Related Abscesses with Thoracotomy

July 21, 2012

Many horses recover from pleuropneumonia with medical therapy, but some require surgery to prompt healing.... Read More

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McDonnell Speaks at Australian Equine Vet Conference

July 15, 2012

McDonnell spoke on how to interpret behavioral changes in horses, and which ones could have physical causes.... Read More

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Equine Oat Research Advisory Board Calls for Pre-Proposals

June 30, 2012

Pre-proposals should focus on one or more of three horse health and oat related research topics.... Read More

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Dexamethasone Administration Routes in Horses Compared

June 26, 2012

Study finds that dexamethasone (DXM) behaves similarly regardless of how it enters the horse's body.... Read More

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LSU Equine Center Releases Fifth Research Report

June 20, 2012

The report chronicles and reviews research conducted by LSU faculty and students from 2008 through 2010.... Read More

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Preserving Feces to Improve C. perfringens Diagnosis

June 19, 2012

Freezing or inhibiting fecal samples from diarrheic horses allows C. perfringens detection for weeks longer.... Read More

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Horse Health Nonprofits Receive USA Equestrian Trust Grants

June 19, 2012

Several horse health and industry organizations received grants during the first round of funding distribution... Read More

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University of Guelph Opens New Equine Health Care Facility

June 16, 2012

Services available include lameness evaluation and treatment, reproduction, diagnostic imaging, and more.... Read More

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AQHA Seeking Veterinarians for 2012 World Shows

June 14, 2012

The AQHA is seeking bids from veterinarians interested in being the official veterinarian at 2012 world shows.... Read More

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MSU CVM Expands Equine Sports Medicine Team

June 11, 2012

Duncan F. Peters, DVM, MS, is the new director of the Clinical Equine Sports Medicine Program at MSU.... Read More

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Ky. Salix Town Hall Meeting: More Questions Than Answers

June 06, 2012

Roughly 15 individuals commented on the KHRC Salix phase-out proposal, with only one in support of the measure... Read More

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BEVA to Host Equine Veterinary Practice Management Forum

May 28, 2012

BEVA will present a forum to help equine veterinary practices get the best out of their business. ... Read More

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Vet Check Frequency for Hallmark Horse Races

May 05, 2012

Dr. William Farmer describes the frequency of Derby horse vet checks, along with safeguards.... Read More

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Regulatory Vet Checks at the Kentucky Derby

May 04, 2012

Dr. William Farmer describes regulatory checks designed to ensure a horse is fit to race in the Derby or Oaks.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Race-Day Health Checks

May 04, 2012

Dr. William Farmer, Racing Vet for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, on location at Churchill Downs.... Read More

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Being a Racetrack Veterinarian on Kentucky Derby Day

May 03, 2012

Dr. Foster Northrop, racetrack practitioner, describes Derby and Oaks horse care on location at Churchill Down... Read More

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Compounding Drugs

May 01, 2012

In equine medicine, no FDA-approved formulation for compounded drugs is licensed for horses.... Read More

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RVC Receives Life-Size Horse Model for Student Teaching

April 22, 2012

The London Fire Brigade donated the horse as a thanks for large animal handling training the RVC provides.... Read More

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Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Injury in Racehorses

April 20, 2012

One researcher relayed that it could be possible to identify horses at risk for injury before accidents occur.... Read More

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Evidence-Based Equine Sarcoid Treatments Reviewed

April 19, 2012

Despite the numerous sarcoid treatment choices available, no modality is 100% effective in producing a cure.... Read More

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Atlantic Veterinary College Purchases Veterinary CT Scanner

April 18, 2012

The AVC purchased a computed tomography (CT) scanner for use in large and small animals, including horses.... Read More

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Commentary: Epidemiology for Better Horse Health

April 15, 2012

Although epidemiology is often viewed in an unfavorable light, it's a big part of every day equine practice.... Read More

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Using Epidemiology in Equine Practice

April 14, 2012

Epidemiology is important to equine practitioners for at least three reasons, according to one veterinarian.... Read More