Veterinary Practice


Cold Weather Horse Care Tips

December 14, 2011

By following these tips you can help keep your horse healthy all winter.... Read More


UC Davis Lecture Addresses Foot Shape, Shoeing Lame Horses

December 11, 2011

Sue Dyson, MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, FRCVS, and Chris Gregory, CJF, FWCF, will present at the lecture in January.... Read More


Cohen Discusses Epidemiology at AAEP Convention

December 09, 2011

Veterinarians use the principles of evidence-based medicine when they diagnose patients.... Read More


Harmonski, Wilson Receive 2011 Good Works for Horses Award

December 07, 2011

The pair was recognized for their commitment to serving equine veterinary needs at Mylestone Equine Rescue.... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Endocrinopathic Laminitis Prevalence

December 03, 2011

Endocrinopathic laminitis might be more common in horses affected by endocrine disease than once believed.... Read More


Milne Lecture on Epidemiology (AAEP 2011)

December 02, 2011

Learn how vets and horse owners can more critically and accurately evaluate horse health information.... Read More


Understanding Chronic Pain

December 01, 2011

Chronic pain can't be ignored, as it negatively impacts both a horse's physiology and his mental health.... Read More


AAEP Convention Attracts 6,400 to San Antonio

November 30, 2011

Nearly 6,400 veterinary professionals, guests, and exhibitors attended the 2011 meeting.... Read More


AAEP Convention Attendees Assist at Therapeutic Riding Cente

November 29, 2011

Laura Smiley grasped the waistline of 13-year-old Branbt Franco's jeans as they paced along a fencel... Read More


Low-Dose Corticosteroids for Treating Acute Laminitis

November 28, 2011

Corticosteroids' benefits (when used appropriately, in low doses) should outweigh the risks.... Read More


Jill Beech, VMD, Named AAEP Distinguished Educator

November 22, 2011

Beech has influenced the careers of thousands of students and young faculty members at Penn Vet.... Read More


Complementary Therapies

November 18, 2011

Discussion of complementary therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, and herbal medicine.... Read More


Five and 60-Second Flexion Tests Yield Similar Results

November 13, 2011

The researchers found that hock flexion for five and 60 second yielded similar results in flexion tests.... Read More


Joint Infection Risk and Other 2011 Sports Medicine Studies

November 12, 2011

One study evaluated the effects of needle size and clipping hair on debris found in joints after injection.... Read More


Good Works Honoree Provides for Therapeutic Riding Center

November 10, 2011

Shawn Dolan, DVM, of Augusta, Mich., was selected as the September Good Works For Horses Campaign honoree. ... Read More


2011 Rutgers Equine Science Update Scheduled for Dec. 8

November 08, 2011

The evening will include a high-speed treadmill demonstration and an Equine Science Center activity update.... Read More


Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... Read More


Intravenous Catheter Care for Horses

November 05, 2011

How to properly use, care for, and identify problems with intravenous catheters in horses.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.


FEI President Celebrates Equine Vets at 2011 WEVA Congress

November 03, 2011

FEI President HRH Princess Haya delivered the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Congress in India on Nov. 2.... Read More


BHA: Changes to Grand National Could Improve Equine Welfare

November 03, 2011

Recommended changes include raising the minimum equine age allowed to run and expanded veterinary inspections.... Read More


A Shift in Veterinary Trends

November 01, 2011

In response to tough financial times and an evolving industry, equine veterinarians are reevaluating their spe... Read More


The Horse as a Model for Human Research

November 01, 2011

Equine disease research results could be used to investigate similar health conditions in humans. ... Read More


Considerations to Make Before Purchasing a New Horse

October 29, 2011

Before welcoming a new horse home, it is important to investigate the quality and health of that animal.... Read More


Nielsen Joins Gluck Center Faculty

October 27, 2011

Nielsen joined the UK Gluck Equine Research Center as an assistant professor in parasitology in August.... Read More


AAEP Foundation, Markel to Honor Veterinary Students

October 24, 2011

A group of exceptional fourth-year equine veterinary medicine students will receive $2,500 scholarships.... Read More