Working With a Veterinarian

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Restorative Dentistry in Horses

October 13, 2011

Advancements in equine restorative dentistry are giving owners options when faced with some dental disorders.... Read More

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Number of Australian Horses Dead With Unknown Cause Hits 19

October 10, 2011

Nineteen horses have now died or been euthanized as the result of an unknown ailment, officials said.... Read More

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New Ohio Rule Allows Proactive Tail Docking by Veterinarians

October 06, 2011

Licensed Ohio veterinarians can now dock the tails of horses to prevent injury to the animals under HB 229.... Read More

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Commentary: Pay Attention to Regenerative Medicine

October 02, 2011

James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, shares his views on stem cells and regenerative medicine in equine medicine.... Read More

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Methodologies for Assessing Horses' Quality of Life Needed

October 02, 2011

Objective methods to help veterinarians address horses' quality of life have yet to be developed.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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A Day in the Life of a Mobile Equine Vet

October 01, 2011

Hop behind the wheel with Dr. Sarah Link as she serves the rural Maryland horse community... Read More

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Diagnosing Gait Irregularities in Horses

October 01, 2011

To get to the bottom of subtle performance-limiting gait abnormalties, vets must consider every puzzle piece.... Read More

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A Look Inside Your Horse's Compounded Medications

September 30, 2011

Horse owners and veterinarians should ensure horses are receiving safe and effective compounded treatments.... Read More

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Paraneoplastic Signs: First Indicators of Cancer in Horses?

September 23, 2011

Paraneoplastic manifestations are often the first clue a horse has developed an internal form of cancer.... Read More

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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

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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

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Biosecurity for Hospitals and Horse Farms

September 09, 2011

When a horse is sick, good biosecurity could mean the difference between an isolated infection and an epidemic... Read More

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Study: Improved Owner Education Needed for Older Horse Care

September 03, 2011

Some important medical conditions are being overlooked by some owners and caretakers of geriatric horses.... Read More

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Foal Vaccination Strategies

September 01, 2011

Protecting a foal from infectious diseases begins before birth. ... Read More

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Are High-Speed Treadmills Safe for Horses?

August 23, 2011

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

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Chronic Colic in Horses: What to Consider

August 22, 2011

What are the most important things to consider and employ when dealing with a horse affected by chronic colic?... Read More

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Normal Horse Temperature, Heart Rate, Breathing Rate

August 22, 2011

Quick reference guide on normal temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate in horses.... Read More

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Nanoparticles to Diagnose, Treat Equine Medical Conditions?

August 20, 2011

Researchers evaluate the possibility of using nanoparticles to diagnose and treat some ailments.... Read More

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Colic in Horses: When is Surgery Necessary?

August 16, 2011

What factors do veterinarians look for when deciding whether to refer a horse to a hospital for colic surgery?... Read More

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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

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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Taking the Stress out of Vet Visits

July 30, 2011

What can vets and owners do to make veterinary visits less stressful for the horses and people involved?... Read More

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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

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NRHA Moves Ahead with Medications Rule

July 20, 2011

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors recently voted to approve an Animal Welfare ... Read More

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Enteric Bacteria: Can Healthy Horses be Carriers?

July 11, 2011

Could a healthy horse in one's own backyard be a disease risk for other horses?... Read More

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What's New With Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis?

June 30, 2011

Researchers have made great strides in their understanding of EPM and improvements in diagnostic and treatment... Read More