Working With a Veterinarian


BEVA Trust to Trial Vet Volunteers

September 11, 2014

The British Equine Veterinary Association's philanthropic arm is launching a series of vet volunteer pilot projects.... Read More

A sarcoid is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive tumor most often seen on the head, belly, groin, and legs. The most common are verrucous, with a warty look, or fibroblastic, which resembles proud flesh. Bovine papilloma virus (BPV) is probably a causative factor in sarcoids, and a 2010 study of 222 horses at the University Equine Clinic of Bern identified a possible genetic basis for sarcoid development in horses as well.


Bloodroot Ointment Effective Treatment Option for Sarcoids

September 10, 2014

Researchers successfully treated horse sarcoids 4 centimeters and smaller in a diameter.... Read More


Poll Recap: Your Veterinarian's Horsemanship Skills

September 09, 2014

Of the 675 respondents, 519 (77%) said their veterinarian's strongest horse handling skill is being patient and calm.... Read More


The Basic Physical Examination

August 26, 2014

All owners should know their horses' normal vital signs and how to take them correctly. Here's a review.... Read More


Vaccine Reactions

August 19, 2014

While most vaccines are administered without problems, side effects can occur. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Gulfstream Plans Furosemide-Free Races in 2015

August 17, 2014

Gulfstream Park plans to offer such races for 2-year-olds and eventually operate an on-track pharmacy.... Read More


What has Surprised You about Working as an Intern Vet?

August 14, 2014

Dr. Lauren Trager shares what it's like to transition from veterinary school to an internship.... Read More

The prepurchase veterinarian works for and is paid by the buyer and should be impartial and have no financial stake in the sale. The buyer owns the rights to the obtained information, including radiographic images (X rays) and test results.


Equine Prepurchase Exams

August 13, 2014

A prepurchase exam helps you evaluate a horse's health and soundness before buying.... Read More


Ribby Race Filly

August 04, 2014

How can an owner help a ribby but successful racehorse gain weight? Our source shares some tips.... Read More


A Nail in the Hoof: What Would You Do?

August 04, 2014

How would you react if your horse stepped on a nail? One practitioner outlines the steps you should take.... Read More


What is an 'Intern Veterinarian'?

August 01, 2014

Have you ever wondered what it means to be an intern equine veterinarian? Dr. Abigail Velting explains.... Read More


Preventing Infectious Disease in Horses When Traveling

July 24, 2014

CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital's director of infection control offers tips to protect your horse.... Read More


Poll Recap: Finding a Veterinarian

July 22, 2014

Of the 872 respondents, 498 (57%) said their current veterinarian was recommended by a friend or equestrian.... Read More


Is It Okay to Give My Horse Expired Drugs?

July 21, 2014

A horse owner wonders if there's any danger using drugs that have past their expiration dates.... Read More


Commentary: Mentoring the Horse Industry's Next Generation

July 19, 2014

One veterinarian shares his thoughts on how we can mentor the horsemen and veterinarians of the future.... Read More


Can I Use Over-the-Counter Penicillin if my Horse is Sick?

July 14, 2014

Should an owner administer over-the-counter procaine penicillin to sick horses? A veterinarian responds.... Read More


How To Handle a Disease Outbreak

July 07, 2014

Follow these important steps if your horse shows signs of an infectious disease.... Read More


The Importance of USDA-Accredited Vets

July 02, 2014

Equine practitioners accredited by the USDA help monitor emerging diseases and movement of horses.... Read More


Buck Brannaman on How to Prepare Your Horse for a Vet Visit

June 19, 2014

Clinician Buck Brannaman shares what you need to know to get a horse ready for a veterinary exam.... Read More


Equine MRI

June 18, 2014

Learn why MRI is considered the "gold standard" for diagnosing equine lamenesses.... Read More


How Do I Get My Horse to Behave for the Veterinarian?

May 27, 2014

My mare is very difficult to give shots to. Do you have any tips on how to get her to accept shots better? ... Read More


Breaking Down Ethics and Equine Medicine

May 15, 2014

Whether a vet is practicing or working in research, ethics play a central role in his or her decision-making.... Read More


Equine Health, Security Protocols for Ky. Derby Outlined

April 29, 2014

Churchill Downs outlined its enhanced security measures for horses competing in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. ... Read More


I Have Too Many Horses

April 21, 2014

How do you juggle caring for and managing multiple horses?... Read More


10 Equine Vaccination and Wellness Resources on

April 17, 2014

Here are 10 important vaccination and equine wellness resources available for free on Read More