World Equine Veterinary Association


What Impacts Stallions' Sperm Output?

November 27, 2015

Understanding which factors hinder sperm production can help managers and vets take steps to help improve fertility.... Read More


How to Manage Limb Lacerations in Horses

November 24, 2015

Knowing how and being prepared to triage serious wounds can help improve a patient's likelihood for a good recovery.... Read More


Breeding the Problem Mare With Endometritis

November 15, 2015

Learn how to manage these challenging cases and improve the mare's chance of producing a live foal.... Read More


What to Expect After Colic Surgery

November 13, 2015

Equally as important as knowing if you'd send a horse to surgery is understanding what to prepare for once he's home.... Read More

Extensive ossification of the ungular cartilages. The lateral (on the right) ungular cartilage is thicker than the medial (on the left) ungular cartilage.


Are Ossified Ungular Cartilages Clinically Significant?

November 11, 2015

Some horses can develop lameness associated with injury of ossified ungular cartilages or the adjacent coffin bone.... Read More


Flunixin vs. Firocoxib for Reducing Pain After Colic Surgery

November 10, 2015

Researchers found that firocoxib and flunixin reduced horses' pain scores similarly following colic surgery.... Read More


Questions to Ask Before Breeding With Frozen Semen

November 07, 2015

Frozen semen offers many advantages, but it is important to understand that not all frozen semen is the same.... Read More

Here, the gullet is too narrow, the saddle tips forwards and bounces up and down, and the saddle is slipping to the right.


Assessing Saddle Fit in Sport Horses

November 02, 2015

Dr. Sue Dyson shares her tips for ensuring your horse's saddle fits well and doesn't interfere with his performance.... Read More


Does a Canine Lyme Vaccine Elicit a Response in Horses?

October 28, 2015

Researchers found that vaccination with the currently available canine product could offer some protection for horses.... Read More


Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome Consensus Statement

October 03, 2015

The statement summarizes the current knowledge about ulcers and is designed to provide guidelines for veterinarians.... Read More


Social Communication and Equine Reproductive Success

September 06, 2015

Domestic horses' reproductive efficiency is often lower than that of feral horses. Does modern husbandry play a role?... Read More


Equine Education on the Iberian Peninsula

July 11, 2015

Lecture topics included angular and flexural limb deformities, diagnosing and imaging hoof problems, and more.... Read More


Caterpillars that Cause Abortion in Mares

April 04, 2015

Learn how researchers determined that hairy, bristly caterpillars can cause abortions and how to protect mares.... Read More


Conditioning Bones for Wellness, Fracture Prevention

March 07, 2015

Bone is a vital tissue that's densely packed with specialized cells and supplied with a rich network of blood vessels.... Read More


Studying Exercising Arrhythmias in Sport Horses

February 05, 2015

Researchers at the University of Bern are studying cardiac adaptations to training in eventing and endurance horses.... Read More


Equine Assisted Reproduction Techniques 101

October 05, 2014

Learn about the four most common assisted reproduction techniques used in today's equine breeding industry.... Read More


Turkish Equine Veterinary Association Holds First Meeting

October 02, 2014

Delegates took part in hands-on workshops and listened to scientific lectures during the meeting.... 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


WEVA Visits Thailand

June 29, 2014

WEVA members presented on equine abdominal surgery during the Veterinary Practitioners of Thailand meeting. ... Read More


EHV-4 Reported in Chile for First Time

June 06, 2014

Officials consider this very important due to the possible economic impact on the country's racing industry.... Read More


Transporting Your Horse to a Warmer Climate

April 06, 2014

Here's what to to consider when moving horses to hot places, from new feed options to a risk of hyperthermia.... Read More


Does My Horse Drink or Urinate Too Much?

March 09, 2014

The possibility that a horse is drinking and/or urinating excessively is a common concern among horse owners.... Read More


Horse Health Concerns: Equine Rhinitis Virus and Coronavirus

February 14, 2014

Veterinarians and horse owners should remain vigilant for these two relatively new horse health challenges.... Read More


Could Stress Cause Gastric Ulcers in Performance Horses?

January 05, 2014

Researchers are studying the ill-defined syndrome of "stress" and its potential role in ulcer development.... Read More


Commentary: Fourth CVC Features First Equine Track

November 29, 2013

Dr. Chris Riggs shares his thoughts on the recent Chinese Veterinary Conference's equine track.... Read More