Veterinary Practice


AAEP Releases Performance Horse Treatment Guidelines

September 22, 2011

The AAEP released guidelines for veterinarians treating horses competing in athletic events other than racing.... Read More


AAEP Names Thomas Hoyme, DVM, August Good Works Honoree

September 21, 2011

Hoyme provides low-cost health services and helps make "difficult decisions" for True Innocents Equine Rescue.... Read More


Rutgers ESC Launches Initiative to Support Research Herd

September 19, 2011

The 23 mares that make up the Rutgers University research herd are now available for sponsorship.... Read More

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons), and her four research horses.


UK Graduate Spotlight: Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons)

September 18, 2011

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons) is persuing her master's in Animal Science (emphasis in Equine Nutrition).... Read More


Lecture: Regulation of Muscle Mass in Horses

September 17, 2011

Kristine Urschel, PhD, discussed factors that regulate equine muscle protein accretion and relevant research.... Read More


Epiglottic Abnormalities in Nonracehorses: A Review

September 16, 2011

Researchers review the characteristics and impact of epiglottic abnormalities in nonracehorses.... Read More


AAEP Calls for Final "Good Works" Nominations

September 15, 2011

The AAEP is accepting final nominations for their Good Works For Horses Campaign until Sept. 30.... Read More


2011 AAEP Convention on the Horizon

September 07, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention will take place Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More


Virginia Tech to Host Equine Anesthesia CE Weekend

September 06, 2011

The Equine Anesthesia Continuing Education Weekend is scheduled for Oct. 8-9 at the Equine Medical Center.... Read More


Thailand Hosts WEVA's 2011 Intermediate Meeting

September 05, 2011

Members of WEVA gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, May 9-11 for the organization's 2011 intermediate meeting.... Read More


Post-Surgery Prognosis in Horses

September 01, 2011

When a horse needs surgery, what's his prognosis for a full recovery? What problems can occur during recovery?... Read More


Case Study: Stifle Lameness in Tennessee Walking Horse

August 30, 2011

Follow along with the diagnosis of subtle lameness in this two-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse in training.... Read More

Dr. Laurie Lawrence


Laurie Lawrence Recognized with ASAA Fellow Award

August 26, 2011

Laurie Lawrence, PhD, received the American Society of Animal Science Fellow Award for research achievements.... Read More


AAEP Good Works Honoree Provides Care to 'Hooved Heroes'

August 25, 2011

July honoree Ron Genovese, VMD, helps therapeutic riding horses at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center.... Read More


Are High-Speed Treadmills Safe for Horses?

August 23, 2011

Researchers determined that few injuries occur to horses during treadmill exercise. ... Read More


UC Davis to Host Equine Practitioners Seminar

August 16, 2011

UC Davis has scheduled the Third Annual Practitioners Seminar for October 2 beginning at 8:30 a.m.... Read More


Equine Veterinarians Most Likely to Contract MRSA

August 13, 2011

Equine veterinarians are 23 times more likely to contract antibiotic-resistant bacteria than horse owners.... Read More


FEI Celebrates 250 Years of Veterinary Profession with WEVA

August 09, 2011

The FEI is running a special session during the 2011 WEVA Congress in India to mark World Veterinary Year.... Read More


Hambletonian Festival Continues Veterinary Education

August 09, 2011

Veterinarians returned to the Meadowlands Racetrack for the 2011 Hambletonian Continuing Education Seminar.... Read More


HSVMA To Award 10 Trips to Equitarian Workshop

August 02, 2011

The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association is seeking entries for its Equitarian Workshop Trip Awards.... Read More


Equine Infectious Anemia: How to Avoid Spreading It

July 28, 2011

Humans pose a risk of transmitting blood-borne infections between horses, such as equine infectious anemia.... Read More


USA Equestrian Trust Awards Nearly $200,000 in Grants

July 28, 2011

This year the USA Equestrian Trust awarded a total of $198,822 in grants to 10 projects.... Read More


NDM-1: A New Superbug?

July 14, 2011

New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) is an enzyme capable of neutralizing antibiotics. Researchers have ... Read More


AAEP Accepting Nominations for 2011 Good Works Campaign

July 13, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is encouraging horse owners and equine industry ... Read More


WCVM Large Animal Clinic Reopens to All Patients

July 03, 2011

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) Large Animal Clinic has reopened its doors to all patients ... Read More