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Study Examines Post-Anesthetic Myelopathy in Horses

May 30, 2012

Post-anesthetic myelopathy is a rare but deadly complication of general anesthesia in horses.... Read More

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Understanding Compounded Drugs

May 28, 2012

The AAEP defines a compounded drug as one that is created by manipulating an existing FDA-approved drug.... Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Feeding the OTTB

May 28, 2012

Careful dietary consideration is needed when transitioning a Thoroughbred from racehorse to pleasure horse.... Read More

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World Vets and Innovacyn Team Up to Help Working Donkeys

May 20, 2012

Veterinarians will provide veterinary care for working donkeys in Arusha, Tanzania.... Read More

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The Past, Present, and Future of Equine Deworming

May 12, 2012

Parasitologists now recommend deworming based upon the each horse's needs, determined by fecal egg counts.... 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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EPM Update

May 01, 2012

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) continues to pose diagnostic and treatment challenges.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Funds Vaccination Immune Response Study

April 26, 2012

This project will evaluate NSAIDs' effect on a horse's ability to benefit from a commercial influenza vaccine.... Read More

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Three-Day Eventing Horse Inspections

April 25, 2012

Horse inspections are designed solely to evaluate the horse's "fitness to compete" in the competition ahead.... Read More

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Calif. State Veterinarian Recommends Equine WNV Vaccinations

April 20, 2012

In 2011, 15 horses in California were confirmed positive for WNV; four of those 15 were euthanized. ... Read More

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KHC Supports Gelding Clinic at Kentucky Horse Park

April 20, 2012

Sixteen colts or stallions were gelded at the March 10 low-cost gelding clinic.... 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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Pigeon Fever in Horses Update

April 19, 2012

The Texas Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory tallied more than 150 positive pigeon fever cultures in 2011.... Read More

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'Pinch Grafting' for Equine Lower Limb Wounds (AAEP 2011)

April 12, 2012

Vets can perform pinch grafts easily in the field and as successfully as when using other types of grafting.... Read More

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Why Too Much Deworming Can be a Bad Thing

April 08, 2012

All horses' health can be compromised by the development of parasite resistance to dewormers.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Sleep Deprivation

April 04, 2012

Sleep deprivation is an important, but not fully understood, equine health condition.... Read More

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Cisplatin and Vaccination

April 01, 2012

My gelding was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in his third eyelid. He'll be starting cisplatin injecti... Read More

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Equine Colic Management and Long-Term Survival

April 01, 2012

Colic survival rates have improved greatly over the years, but timely treatment and diligent aftercare still a... Read More

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UF's 2012 Healthy Horses Conference Scheduled for April 28

March 30, 2012

Topics will include an equine herpesvirus update, rehabilitating lameness injuries, and preventative care.... Read More

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Delayed Suturing for Equine Lower Limb Wounds (AAEP 2011)

March 30, 2012

Delayed wound closure involves suturing wounds four to five days after injury. ... Read More

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Rood & Riddle to Provide Veterinary Services in New York

March 29, 2012

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will open a satellite ambulatory division in upstate New York effective April 1.... Read More

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Granulation Tissue Management in the Horse (AAEP 2011)

March 28, 2012

Equine wounds need to be managed carefully to prevent the development of exuberant granulation tissue.... Read More

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Weather Conditions "Ripe" for WNV Activity

March 28, 2012

West Nile is spread by mosquitoes, which thrive in the warm, wet conditions some have experienced recently.... Read More

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Equine NSAID Use: Indications and Complications

March 21, 2012

Even when NSAIDs are used appropriately, the drugs can still prove damaging to the patient.... Read More

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Morrisville State College Opens New Equine Rehab Center

March 20, 2012

A public open house is scheduled for April 28, from noon to 3 p.m. at the equine rehabilitation center.... Read More