Working With a Veterinarian

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

Equine clinicians and veterinary students at the CSU Equine Hospital, within the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, use ultrasound to evaluate a patient for lameness. CSU clinical services for horses are provided through Equine Medicine and Surgery, Equine Field Service, Equine Sports Medicine, the Equine Reproduction Laboratory, and the Orthopaedic Research Center.

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Tour: CSU Equine Veterinary Programs

March 12, 2014

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Colorado State University's equine veterinary programs.... 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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I Love My Veterinarian Because...

February 27, 2014

Why do you love your vet? ... Read More

Dr. Janean Fidel and Radiology Technician Rob Huston position a horse on WSU's linear accelerator in preparation for treating a mass with radiation therapy.

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Tour: Washington State University's Vet School

February 26, 2014

Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine offers equine research and clinical care.... Read More

The University of California, Davis, (UC Davis) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital’s (VMTH) equine facilities include a 50-stall barn, a 10-stall intensive care unit (ICU), a neonatal ICU, and an infectious disease ICU that is isolated from the main facilities to prevent the spread of infection. The hospital also houses several examination and surgery rooms.

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Tour: UC Davis' Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

February 19, 2014

Here's a look into the equine health and research programs at the University of California, Davis.... 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

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

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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