Working With a Veterinarian

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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

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine diagnostic and clinical services.

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Tour: Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

February 05, 2014

OSU's Lois Bates Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine services.... 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

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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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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Joint Injections

December 27, 2013

Learn more about equine joint injections and what kind of horses or problems might benefit from them. ... Read More

Blog Graphic for "Inside the AAEP Convention" for 2013 in Nashville, TN

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Buck Brannaman's Place of Calm

December 11, 2013

Highlights from Buck Brannaman's standing-room-only keynote lecture at the 2013 AAEP Convention.... 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

Remember that your veterinarian is an integral part of your horse's health-care team.

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20 Do's and Don'ts for Being an Awesome Veterinary Client

December 04, 2013

Five equine practitioners shared their wishlists for promoting a healthy veterinarian-client relationship.... Read More

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Feeding the Sick Horse

October 31, 2013

Dr. Ginger Rich of Rich Equine Nutritional Consulting shares practices for feeding sick horses.... 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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Preparing Seniors for Horse Sitters

August 20, 2013

How do you prepare to leave your senior horses with a sitter?... 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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Horse Doctor vs. Human Doctor: Who Knows You Better?

May 29, 2013

I find myself talking to my veterinarians more often than my personal physician. How about you?... 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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AAEP On Call Program at the Kentucky Derby

May 02, 2013

Dr. Larry Bramlage describes the evolution of the AAEP On Call Program for large horse races.... Read More

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Horse Health Parameters Form

April 05, 2013

Use this comprehensive form to evaluate your horse's well-being from nose to tail prior to a vet visit.... 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