Equine Disease Quarterly

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Challenging Nature on Equine Infectious Diseases

A pathologist shares his thoughts on evolving microbes and how researchers are working to control associated disease. Read More

Equine Congenital Cardiovascular Anomalies

Congenital cardiovascular malformations are rare in horses but can have serious implications. Read More

Progesterone as a Diagnostic Tool During Equine Pregnancy

Veterinarians can use progesterone diagnostically to evaluate luteal function during early pregnancy. Read More

New Resistance Genes: What's the Threat to Horses?

A recently discovered resistance gene in bacteria has focused attention on emerging multidrug resistance. Read More

Vector-Borne Diseases' Emergent Threat for Horses

Many diseases were once considered geographically restricted. But disease migration has eliminated that complacency. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2016

Diagnosed diseases include vesicular stomatitis, EHV, strangles, influenza, piroplasmosis, rabies, and more. Read More

Kentucky Mosquitoes' Impact on Horses

Learn which mosquitoes can transmit disease and how to manage populations on your farm. Read More

Syndromic Surveillance and Spatial Epidemiology

Find out how data can help improve horse owners' knowledge of equine disease risks in their area. Read More

Equine Herpesvirus-Associated Ocular Disease

These viruses are known for causing respiratory, reproductive, and neurologic issues, but can also impact horses' eyes. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2015

Confirmed diseases include vesicular stomatitis, EHV, influenza, Hendra virus, equine infectious anemia, and more. Read More

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Basics

Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, can be deadly in up to 90% of equine cases. Here's what you should know. Read More

The Past, Present, and Future of Equine Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Roberta Dwyer takes a look at what's changed in veterinary medicine and what's stayed the same. Read More

Hand Protection in Equine Veterinary Care

Disposable gloves are made of numerous materials with varying levels of protection appropriate for different uses. Read More

Equine Lymphosarcoma

Most affected horses die or are euthanized within months of developing clinical signs. Here's what you should know. Read More

Diagnosing Glanders in Germany

In 2014 a horse in that country tested positive for glanders, which initiated a discussion about testing methods. Read More

Blister Beetles and Alfalfa: A Potentially Lethal Mix

Don't get caught unaware. Ingesting just a handful of these beetles could kill your horse within 72 hours. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2015

Confirmed diseases include vesicular stomatitis, herpesvirus, influenza, Getah virus, and strangles, among others. Read More

Disaster Education From Extension Programs

Horse owners should rely on information refereed by experts and civic authorities for validity during disasters. Read More

Anhidrosis: What to Remember

Horses with anhidrosis don't produce an adequate amount of sweat. Here's what to know about this condition. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2015

Reported diseases include vesicular stomatitis, equine infectious anemia, strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, and more. Read More

Manifestations of Equine Herpesvirus-1

Learn how the respiratory, reproductive, and neurologic forms of equine herpesvirus-1 can impact your horse. Read More

Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Update

With a mortality rate of 90% in horses, EEE is a serious mosquito-borne disease. Read More

Getah Virus: Significance as an Equine Pathogen

A 2014 outbreak at a Japanese racing stable re-awakened awareness of Getah virus and its threat to horses. Read More

Working Equids: The Impact of Infectious Disease

Despite the enormous positive impact of these horses and donkeys, their health isn't always a top priority for owners. Read More

Economic Impacts of Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreaks

The economic impacts of 2014 vesicular stomatitis outbreak were felt within the equine industry at multiple levels. Read More