Recent News for Vet and Professional

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Study: Mares, Foals Can Benefit From Blue-Light Masks

December 16, 2017

Among other results, scientists found that foals born to light-therapy mares were more mature at birth and grew faster.... Read More

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Finding Balance Amid the Day-to-Day Rigors of Vet Practice

December 14, 2017

Nigel Marsh shares advice for veterinarians on achieving the often-elusive balance between careers and personal lives.... Read More

Researchers identified stem cells (green colored) from equine endometrium tissue on fluorescence microscope analysis.

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Researchers Harvest Uterine Stem Cells From Horses

December 13, 2017

Laboratory results show the stem cells can differentiate into fat, bone, cartilage, and muscle tissue.... Read More

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Study: Some Endurance Horses Lacking in Lameness Care

December 13, 2017

Lameness was the most common issue ride vets found, but 48% of affected horses had no further vet exams or treatment.... Read More

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Study: Swimming Can Improve Horses' Glucose, Insulin Levels

December 12, 2017

Low-intensity swimming could help maintain glucose and insulin levels without putting excess strain on horses' limbs.... Read More

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Could Horse Breed Predict Colic Risk?

December 11, 2017

Researchers have determined that that some gastrointestinal lesions are more common in certain types of horses.... Read More

The first filly (a Quarter Horse) foaled using NP sex-sorted semen, Nov. 22, 2016.

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Colt or Filly? Breeders Soon Might be Able to Choose

December 09, 2017

Researchers are studying whether magnetic nanoparticles could effectively separate "X" and "Y" stallion spermatozoa.... Read More

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2017 AAEP Trade Show Tour

December 08, 2017

Join The Horse as we meet vendors on the AAEP Trade Show floor.... Read More

And even with preventive measures, snowballs can build up. Protect your horse from slipping and injury by removing snow and ice from his hooves as it builds up.

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Top Winter Hoof Care Tips

December 06, 2017

Having a winter hoof care plan in place ahead of time can help eliminate worries during the deep freeze.... Read More

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More Than 5,300 Saddle Up in San Antonio at AAEP Convention

December 01, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners' 63rd Annual Convention took place Nov. 17-21 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

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Set Up Your Senior Horse For Cold-Weather Comfort

November 30, 2017

Ensure you're providing your senior horse with the support he needs to stay healthy all winter long.... Read More

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A Window Into Your Horse's Sole

November 29, 2017

Does your horse have thin soles? Here's how to manage his feet to help keep him sound.... Read More

Comparing parts left-to-right is key to interpreting images, with the horse as its own control.

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Equine Thermography

November 25, 2017

Thermography is a noninvasive, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic imaging tool used in equine health care.... Read More

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Does Your Horse Have Healthy Hooves? Keep Them That Way

November 22, 2017

Consider the big picture--from farrier care and diet to environment and genetics--when maintaining your horse's feet.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Acupuncture

November 21, 2017

Nearly half of the 475 respondents said they have had acupuncture performed on their horses.... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets From the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 21, 2017

Top tweets and take-homes from Monday's educational sessions and the AAEP President's luncheon.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 20, 2017

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on biosecurity, ethics, handling rank horses in the field, and more! ... Read More

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Saturday's Top Tweets from the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 20, 2017

Top tweets from the opening session of the 2017 AAEP Convention in San Antonio.... Read More

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Are You Riding a Lame Horse?

November 20, 2017

Nearly 75% of horses in a recent study had significant motion asymmetry, but were sound according to their owners.... Read More

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Avoiding Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitalized Horses

November 18, 2017

Resistant infections were most common in horses coming out of surgery and that have had previous antibiotic treatment.... Read More

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EIA: What's the Big Deal?

November 17, 2017

Find out where veterinarians are seeing an uptick in equine infectious anemia cases.... Read More

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Freezing Equine Embryos is Getting More Practical

November 17, 2017

Study results revealed promising pregnancy rates with embryos that weren't frozen in a laboratory but in a barn.... Read More

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Technology Connecting Veterinarians, Clients

November 16, 2017

Telemedicine is growing in popularity among veterinarians and clients, but it doesn't come without risks.... Read More

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Selenium and Cribbing: Is There a Relationship?

November 15, 2017

Researchers found that the cribbers in their study were deficient in selenium.... Read More

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Study Confirms Common Shoeing Interval Benefits Horses

November 15, 2017

The traditional four- to six-week interval aligns perfectly with what's going on physiologically in the horse's hoof.... Read More