Working With a Veterinarian

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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

Article

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

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Veterinary Ethics (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Learn about vet-client-patient and vet-farrier relationships, plus ethical issues facing racetrack vets.... Read More

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Keeping Your Veterinarian Safe

January 30, 2013

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones talks about how to keep you vet safe.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship Overview (AAEP 2012)

January 20, 2013

One vet says an active veterinarian-client-patient relationship is needed to provide the best care for horses.... Read More

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Ethical Issues for Racetrack Practitioners (AAEP 2012)

January 07, 2013

Many difficult decisions racetrack practitioners encounter are out of their control, one veterinarian says.... Read More

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Veterinarian Communication During Emergencies (AAEP 2012)

December 22, 2012

Communication is always critical when practicing veterinary medicine, but can be challenging in emergencies.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Speaker Coaches Veterinarians on Effective Communication (AAEP 2012)

December 17, 2012

Dieken said If veterinarians can effectively influence their communications they'll have clients for life.... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Offer Anatomy Course

December 13, 2012

The 12-week course will assist owners increasing their overall knowledge of horse anatomy and physiology.... Read More

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AAEP 2012: The Client-Centered Hospital

December 04, 2012

Monty McInturff shares what it means to create a "client-centered" horse hospital during the AAEP Convention.... Read More

Article

Holiday Horses, Ponies Require Time, Financial Commitments

December 01, 2012

Parents need to be aware of equine ownership commitment and cost before granting a child's wish.... Read More

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Managing Equine Arthritis on a Budget

November 14, 2012

Veterinarians can keep diagnostic costs lower by using as much information from routine tests as possible.... Read More

Article

Ontario Racing Commission Announces Biosecurity Measures

October 27, 2012

The measures are in response to a deadly outbreak of equine herpesvirus-1 at an Illinois race track.... Read More

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New Concepts in Equine Skull Fracture Repair

October 17, 2012

While equine skull fractures are unsightly and alarming, surgeons can often repair them successfully.... Read More

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Pre-Race Veterinary Inspections Help Keep Horses Safe

October 16, 2012

Pre-race inspections also communicate a message to horsemen that equine safety is a priority, one vet says.... Read More

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APHIS Reports more than 400 Equine WNV Cases Nationwide

October 10, 2012

The current equine WNV case total marks a 372% increase compared to last year's total.... Read More

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Improving Outcomes for Corneal Ulcers, Ulcerative Keratitis

October 05, 2012

The natural mechanisms in equine eyes can complicate corneal ulcer healing, but most ulcers fully recover.... Read More