Working With a Veterinarian

Article

A Look Inside Your Horse's Compounded Medications

September 30, 2011

Horse owners and veterinarians should ensure horses are receiving safe and effective compounded treatments.... Read More

Article

Paraneoplastic Signs: First Indicators of Cancer in Horses?

September 23, 2011

Paraneoplastic manifestations are often the first clue a horse has developed an internal form of cancer.... Read More

Article

Rutgers ESC Launches Initiative to Support Research Herd

September 19, 2011

The 23 mares that make up the Rutgers University research herd are now available for sponsorship.... Read More

Article

AAEP Calls for Final "Good Works" Nominations

September 15, 2011

The AAEP is accepting final nominations for their Good Works For Horses Campaign until Sept. 30.... Read More

Article

Biosecurity for Hospitals and Horse Farms

September 09, 2011

When a horse is sick, good biosecurity could mean the difference between an isolated infection and an epidemic... Read More

Article

Study: Improved Owner Education Needed for Older Horse Care

September 03, 2011

Some important medical conditions are being overlooked by some owners and caretakers of geriatric horses.... Read More

Article

Foal Vaccination Strategies

September 01, 2011

Protecting a foal from infectious diseases begins before birth. ... Read More

Article

Are High-Speed Treadmills Safe for Horses?

August 23, 2011

Researchers determined that few injuries occur to horses during treadmill exercise. ... Read More

Article

Chronic Colic in Horses: What to Consider

August 22, 2011

What are the most important things to consider and employ when dealing with a horse affected by chronic colic?... Read More

Article

Normal Horse Temperature, Heart Rate, Breathing Rate

August 22, 2011

Quick reference guide on normal temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate in horses.... Read More

Article

Nanoparticles to Diagnose, Treat Equine Medical Conditions?

August 20, 2011

Researchers evaluate the possibility of using nanoparticles to diagnose and treat some ailments.... Read More

Article

Colic in Horses: When is Surgery Necessary?

August 16, 2011

What factors do veterinarians look for when deciding whether to refer a horse to a hospital for colic surgery?... Read More

Article

Equine Veterinarians Most Likely to Contract MRSA

August 13, 2011

Equine veterinarians are 23 times more likely to contract antibiotic-resistant bacteria than horse owners.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

Article

Taking the Stress out of Vet Visits

July 30, 2011

What can vets and owners do to make veterinary visits less stressful for the horses and people involved?... Read More

Article

Equine Infectious Anemia: How to Avoid Spreading It

July 28, 2011

Humans pose a risk of transmitting blood-borne infections between horses, such as equine infectious anemia.... Read More

Article

NRHA Moves Ahead with Medications Rule

July 20, 2011

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors recently voted to approve an Animal Welfare ... Read More

Article

Enteric Bacteria: Can Healthy Horses be Carriers?

July 11, 2011

Could a healthy horse in one's own backyard be a disease risk for other horses?... Read More

Article

What's New With Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis?

June 30, 2011

Researchers have made great strides in their understanding of EPM and improvements in diagnostic and treatment... Read More

Article

Recumbent Horses: Factors Associated With Survival

June 29, 2011

Finding a horse recumbent (unable to rise after lying down) is a nightmare no horse owner wants to experience.... Read More

Article

Vapocoolant Spray Reduces Joint Injection Pain

June 20, 2011

Applying a vapocoolant spray before joint injections appears to decrease anticipation of pain and actual pain ... Read More

Article

Horses with Osteoarthritis Sought for Study

June 18, 2011

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking horses diagnosed with osteoarthritis to ... Read More

Article

New Bolton Center Offers Lecture on Prepurchase Exams

June 13, 2011

The New Bolton Center will the lecture "Prepurchase Examinations: The Role of the Veterinarian" on July 5.... Read More

Article

Stress Remodeling: Is Pasture Rest the Best Treatment?

June 12, 2011

Pasture rest could be the best treatment option for horses diagnosed with lower cannon bone stress remodeling.... Read More

Article

Squelching Drug Resistance in Parasites

June 01, 2011

Intensive use of anthelmintics has fueled parasite resistance to these drugs; here's how to combat resistance.... Read More

Article

Gastric Impaction in Horses: A Review

May 01, 2011

Colic and its causes are part of most owners' horse care vocabulary--an intestinal twist, sand accumulation, or gas buildup might be among the familiar events leading to equine abdominal pain. But owners might not be aware of another, less-frequent ... Read More