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Foaling Horses: 101 to 911

April 07, 2014

During and after foaling are two of the most critical times in a neonate and his mother's lives.... Read More

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10 Equine Vaccination and Wellness Resources on TheHorse.com

March 27, 2014

Here are 10 important vaccination and equine wellness resources available for free on TheHorse.com.... Read More

The work therapy horses such as Elliot perform is priceless; their health and welfare should be, as well.

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Therapeutic Riding Horse Health

March 20, 2014

Like any equine athlete, therapy horses require specialized training, care, and management. ... Read More

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Buck Brannaman on Horse Herd Behavior and Yielding Softly

March 14, 2014

Brannaman said owners need to train their horses to yield softly to their humans--including veterinarians.... Read More

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Why a Veterinarian Should Vaccinate Your Horse

March 10, 2014

Why can't we give our horses their vaccines ourselves? My barn friend said my shots won't count.... Read More

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Injection Objection: Adverse Vaccine Reactions

March 04, 2014

Having a plan in case of an adverse reaction can help your horse stay comfortable following vaccination.... Read More

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Diagnosing Unusual Hock Lameness

February 17, 2014

Because each hock lameness case is unique, it isn't always easy to pinpoint the cause of the unsoundness.... Read More

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What's in a Test?

February 10, 2014

Diagnostic testing is rarely a one-size-fits-all proposition. Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Important Colic Observations

February 07, 2014

Owners can help their vets diagnose colic by offering the afflicted horse's complete health history. ... Read More

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Considerations for Managing Emaciated Horses

February 05, 2014

Body condition affects a horse's health status. Learn about specific health concerns for emaciated horses.... Read More

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Don't Ignore Your Horse's Hooves this Winter and Spring

February 04, 2014

Don't neglect your horse's hoof care, or your horse could be at risk for some serious foot problems.... Read More

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Commentary: 'One Health' Helps Safeguard Horses' Health

February 01, 2014

One Health recognizes that human health, animal health, and the environment are all interconnected.... 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

January 28, 2014

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

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University of Illinois to Host Horseman's Clinic

January 26, 2014

Lecture topics will include exercise intolerance, wound care, hoof care, ophthalmology, and more.... Read More

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Should I Breed My Mare?

January 21, 2014

There are a number of factors that must be weighed in making the decision on whether to breed a mare. ... Read More

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Friesians' Blood Work Alike but Different

January 16, 2014

Vets caring for Friesians should interpret a few tests differently than they would in the average horse.... Read More

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Equine Veterinary Case Referral Guidelines Published

January 06, 2014

Veterinarians completed guidelines for owners and practitioners to use when dealing with referral cases. ... Read More

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Top 5 Equine Nutrition Resolutions to Keep in 2014

January 01, 2014

Maintaining a healthy weight and diet is just as important for our horses as it is for us.... Read More

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Veterinarian-Farrier Team Key to Managing Laminitic Horses

December 10, 2013

Both individuals' expertise is needed to rehab and maintain these horses' feet for the best possible outcome.... Read More

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Maintaining Horse Health Records: Keep Notes on Everything!

October 31, 2013

Records can reveal health patterns, provide clues for health concerns, and keep wellness programs on track.... Read More

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App Offers Horse Owners Equine Health Information

August 22, 2013

The app is designed to help owners make better health-care choices for animals in a "horse-side" format. ... Read More

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Equine Collapse Reviewed

July 17, 2013

Equine collapse frequently presents a diagnostic challenge for veterinarians, and many cases go unsolved.... Read More

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Ten Tips to Keep Horses Cool

July 04, 2013

Janet Johnston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, shares ten tips to keep horses comfy and safe in the summer heat.... Read More

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Safe Horse Handling for Vet Visits

May 09, 2013

What's the best way to handle a horse so he remains calm and well-behaved during vet and farrier visits?... Read More

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Equitarianism Takes Off

April 01, 2013

Vets across the globe are working together to improve health care and living conditions for working equids.... Read More