Working With a Veterinarian

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Managing Severe Colic in the Field (AAEP 2011)

February 21, 2012

Horse owners should be prepared to make decisions about managing serious colic without the option of referral.... Read More

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Resolving Horse Choke with an Antispasmodic Drug (AAEP 2011)

February 16, 2012

Buscopan has been accepted as effective treatment for simple choke in other countries for 40 years.... Read More

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Drug Research Designed to Ease Detection Time Uncertainties

February 13, 2012

The research pinpointed how long it took for some commonly used therapeutic drugs to clear a horse's system.... Read More

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Ambulatory (Mobile Veterinary) Horse Care (AAEP 2011)

February 13, 2012

Dr. Harry Werner discusses ambulatory, or mobile, veterinary care of horses at the 2011 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Managing Bacterial Pneumonia in Adult Horses (AAEP 2011)

February 07, 2012

Without proper post-treatment management and some husbandry adjustments pneumonia can recur.... Read More

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Full-Size Horse Models Teach Equine Clinical Skills

February 04, 2012

The models allow students to practice a variety of medical procedures before working on a live horse.... Read More

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Regional Limb Perfusion for Distal Limb Injuries (AAEP 2011)

February 03, 2012

This procedure involves intravenous antibiotic delivery to the lower limb via a vein close to the trauma site.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Announces New Lecture Schedule

February 03, 2012

Upcoming topics include moon blindness, headshaking syndrome, metabolic disease, and ocular cancer.... Read More

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Repairing Jaw Fractures in the Field (AAEP 2011)

February 02, 2012

Despite their ghastly appearance most jaw fractures can be repaired relatively easily in a field setting.... Read More

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Biosecurity e-Session Date Announced by Equine Guelph

February 01, 2012

A two-week Equine Biosecurity e-Session will be available April 16 - 29 for $75 (plus HST) per person.... Read More

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"Colic in 3D: The Glass Horse" Lecture Scheduled

January 20, 2012

On Tuesday, Feb.7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the New Bolton Center will present "Colic in 3D: The Glass Horse."... Read More

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Joint Lubrication and Injury Response (AAEP 2011)

January 19, 2012

Treatment goals should be to aid in performance without eliminating the joint's natural response to injury.... Read More

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The Latest Insights into Managing Joint Disease in Horses

January 17, 2012

Topical anti-inflammatories, hyaluronic acid, and shock wave therapy are among the popular treatment options.... Read More

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Vets and Horse Owners Team Up for New Deworming Strategy

January 15, 2012

One veterinarian combined a barbecue and fecal egg testing to educate clients on a new deworming strategy.... Read More

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Applications Being Accepted for Free Vaccines Through UHVRC

January 12, 2012

The deadline for spring vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) is Feb. 1.... Read More

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Gelding Clinic to be Held in Kentucky March 10

January 03, 2012

The Kentucky Horse Park (KHP), located in Lexington, Ky., will play host to a free gelding clinic on March 10.... Read More

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Dysphagia in Horses Difficult to Diagnose

January 02, 2012

There are more than 100 possible causes for dysphagia--the inability to swallow--in horses.... Read More

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Top 5 Horse Health Resolutions to Keep in 2012

January 01, 2012

Find out if your horse health resolutions made TheHorse.com's top five New Year's resolutions.... Read More

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One-Sided Runny Nose: Is Sinusitis to Blame?

December 28, 2011

Though there are many causes of runny noses in horses, one-sided nasal discharge is often caused by sinusitis.... Read More

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Prepurchase Examination Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 28, 2011

The main topic discussed was the importance of open communication between the veterinarian and the purchaser.... Read More

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Support Strategies in Chronic Laminitis Cases

December 26, 2011

One veterinarian says designing a specific strategy that addresses all the needs of an affected foot is key.... Read More

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2011 WEVA Congress a Success

December 25, 2011

Equine welfare was one of the themes of the 12th Congress, held Nov. 2-5, 2011, in Hyderabad, India.... Read More

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Horse Physiology Knowledge Helps Protect Animal Health

December 23, 2011

Owners have a better chance of detecting disease and stress in a horse if they're familiar with what's normal.... Read More

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Challenges in Hydrating and Balancing Equine Electrolytes

December 21, 2011

Horses do not have the same drive to drink while competing as humans, one researcher explained.... Read More

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Drug Combo Could Improve Safety of Equine Anesthesia

December 20, 2011

A combination of guiafenesin and propofol reduced adverse reactions that occur when propofol is used alone.... Read More