Maureen Blaney Flietner

Articles by Maureen Blaney Flietner

Feeding in Drought Conditions

Prepare for drought long before pastures wither and hay supplies dwindle. Read More

Property Pest Control

Mosquitoes and flies top most horse owners' lists of bugs to beware of, but don't forget these other pests. Read More

Fruitful Endeavors: Stallion Fertility

Many factors influence stallion fertility and a good number of these can be managed and improved. Read More

The Conservative Approach for Healing Horses

Many veterinarians recommend R&R and controlled exercise to heal tendon and ligament injuries. Read More

Researchers Evaluate Surgical Outcomes for Headshakers

Recent work suggests surgery could be an option for headshakers, with a long-term success rate of nearly 50%. Read More

Domestic Equids Can Still 'Chill' Like Their Ancestors

New research indicates horses can slow body processes to conserve energy when environmental factors dictate. Read More

Ultrasound Beats X Rays for Identifying Articular Lesions

Researchers identified nearly 83% of articular leasions via ultrasonography and only 62.2% via X rays. Read More

Supportive Care for Foals with Pharyngeal Dysfunction

A recent study suggests that with supportive care affected foals can lead healthy and productive lives. Read More

Steps Taken to Classify Seizures in Horses

Compared to what's known about seizures in other species, there's surprisingly little data on equine seizures. Read More