Working With a Veterinarian

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Chronic Laminitis: Understanding Lameness and Low-Dose Bute

November 26, 2011

David Hood, DVM, PhD, discussed effective methods for pinpointing laminitis pain and NSAIDs to control it.... Read More

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Horse Health Lecture Series Schedule Announced

November 25, 2011

Topics include foaling emergencies, equine strangles, hind limb lameness, and diagnosing neurologic horses.... Read More

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Lecture on Causes of Collapse in the Horse Scheduled

November 15, 2011

On Dec. 6, the New Bolton Center will present "The Collapsing Horse: When it's the Heart and When it's Not."... Read More

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Five and 60-Second Flexion Tests Yield Similar Results

November 13, 2011

The researchers found that hock flexion for five and 60 second yielded similar results in flexion tests.... Read More

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Joint Infection Risk and Other 2011 Sports Medicine Studies

November 12, 2011

One study evaluated the effects of needle size and clipping hair on debris found in joints after injection.... Read More

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Dental Health and the Performance Horse

November 09, 2011

When an equine athlete's performance slumps, check the mouth, where numerous factors can cause problems.... Read More

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Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... Read More

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Intravenous Catheter Care for Horses

November 05, 2011

How to properly use, care for, and identify problems with intravenous catheters in horses.... Read More

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Drug to Treat PPID Clinical Signs Receives FDA Approval

November 03, 2011

The newly approved medication is the first and only FDA-approved product for managing PPID in horses.... Read More

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BHA: Changes to Grand National Could Improve Equine Welfare

November 03, 2011

Recommended changes include raising the minimum equine age allowed to run and expanded veterinary inspections.... Read More

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Researchers Use Models to Learn Why Equine Bodies Break

November 02, 2011

Using computational modeling, researchers can examine "what if" scenarios related to equine injuries.... Read More

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Scientist: Score Equine Pain with 'Research Pain Models'

October 29, 2011

Reliable equine pain models are required for testing the effectiveness of new or existing pain-killing drugs.... Read More

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Considerations to Make Before Purchasing a New Horse

October 29, 2011

Before welcoming a new horse home, it is important to investigate the quality and health of that animal.... Read More

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UM Seeks Help in Seasonal Pasture Myopathy Research

October 28, 2011

Researchers are still working to fully understand this pasture-associated muscle disorder of unknown cause.... Read More

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Equine Physical Therapy and Electrical Stimulators

October 28, 2011

Sheila Schils, PhD, discusses electrotherapy's place in physical therapy and the different devices available.... Read More

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Restorative Dentistry in Horses

October 13, 2011

Advancements in equine restorative dentistry are giving owners options when faced with some dental disorders.... Read More

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Number of Australian Horses Dead With Unknown Cause Hits 19

October 10, 2011

Nineteen horses have now died or been euthanized as the result of an unknown ailment, officials said.... Read More

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New Ohio Rule Allows Proactive Tail Docking by Veterinarians

October 06, 2011

Licensed Ohio veterinarians can now dock the tails of horses to prevent injury to the animals under HB 229.... Read More

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Commentary: Pay Attention to Regenerative Medicine

October 02, 2011

James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, shares his views on stem cells and regenerative medicine in equine medicine.... Read More

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Methodologies for Assessing Horses' Quality of Life Needed

October 02, 2011

Objective methods to help veterinarians address horses' quality of life have yet to be developed.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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A Day in the Life of a Mobile Equine Vet

October 01, 2011

Hop behind the wheel with Dr. Sarah Link as she serves the rural Maryland horse community... Read More

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Diagnosing Gait Irregularities in Horses

October 01, 2011

To get to the bottom of subtle performance-limiting gait abnormalties, vets must consider every puzzle piece.... Read More

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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

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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

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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