Recent News for Vet Convention Reports

Dr. Ruben Anguiano presents an award to Dr. Aline Schunemann de Aluja, a pioneer of equine and animal welfare in Mexico.

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AMMVEE Hosts Annual Convention

December 03, 2016

The event's focus was equine welfare in honor of Dr. Aline Schunemann de Aluja, a pioneer of equine welfare in Mexico... Read More

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When Corneal Ulcers Get Complicated

November 28, 2016

A seemingly minor ulcer can lead to the loss of vision or the eye itself if complications arise. Here's what to know.... Read More

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Managing Equine Arthritis on a Budget

November 25, 2016

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

This nuclear scintigraphic image highlights increased radiopharmaceutical uptake over the fractured rib.

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Rib Fractures and Performance Horse Discomfort

November 23, 2016

In one study 15 affected horses presented with a sudden change in ridden behavior, but only one had a history of trauma.... Read More

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Is My Neurologic Horse Safe to Ride?

November 21, 2016

The decision, one veterinarian says, involves balancing rider and safety, liability concerns, and animal welfare.... Read More

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Rib Fractures: A Surprising Cause of Horse Lameness

November 15, 2016

Rib fractures can cause problems even when there's no history of trauma or obvious signs indicative of a fracture. ... Read More

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Support Horse Welfare at 2016 AAEP Convention in Orlando

October 12, 2016

Proceeds from a golf tournament and the annual Foundation Celebration will support the AAEP Foundation.... Read More

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Ducharme to Deliver AAEP's 2016 Milne Lecture

October 04, 2016

Dr. Norm Ducharme will speak on various upper airway issues, current research, and emerging diagnostics and treatments.... Read More

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Przewalski's Horse Populations in Hungary

October 03, 2016

More than 310 of the world's 1,900 Przewalski's horses live in the breeding herd in Hungary's Hortobagy National Park. ... Read More

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Equine Vets Will Make a Splash at 2016 AAEP Convention

September 12, 2016

The AAEP's 62nd Annual Convention and Trade Show will convene Dec. 3-7 in Orlando, Florida.... Read More

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BEVA Announces New Honorary Member

September 11, 2016

Dr. Polly Taylor received honorary membership due to her long-term commitment to equine welfare.... Read More

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2016-17 BEVA President Takes Reins

September 11, 2016

During her presidency Dr. Vicki Nicholls hopes to promote veterinarians' role in the field of equine dentistry.... Read More

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BEVA Honors High Achievers at Congress

September 10, 2016

The awards recognize significant accomplishments by vets and others involved in horse health and welfare.... Read More

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Vets: Help Complete BEVA's New Risk Assessment Guide

September 10, 2016

The association is asking for BEVA members' feedback to ensure the guide is as relevant and useful as possible.... Read More

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2016 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets

September 09, 2016

Top take-homes from presentations on regenerative medicine, eye issues, racing performance and injuries, and more.... Read More

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BEVA Trust Projects Inspire Vets to Volunteer

September 09, 2016

More than 45 BEVA members volunteered with challenging health-care and education initiatives both at home and abroad.... Read More

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2016 BEVA Congress: Thursday's Top Tweets

September 08, 2016

Top take-homes from presentations on laminitis, grass sickness, atypical myopathy, sedation, and more.... Read More

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Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

September 04, 2016

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport.... Read More

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Laminitis, PPID, and Hyperinsulinemia: What's the Link?

August 31, 2016

Researchers explored if hyperinsulinemia and laminitis severity are correlated in horses recently diagnosed with PPID.... Read More

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Is Selenium Deficiency Deadly to Horses?

August 29, 2016

Too much dietary selenium can cause toxicity or even death. But too little selenium can be life-threatening, as well.... Read More

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Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

August 26, 2016

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport.... Read More

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Does EMS Impact Horses' Immune Responses to Vaccines?

August 12, 2016

EMS did not appear to significantly impact horses' humoral responses compared to age-matched controls, researchers said.... Read More

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Cardiac Arrhythmias and Performance in Young Standardbreds

August 06, 2016

Horses with significant cardiac arrhythmias or ones found during multiple sessions might be less likely to race.... Read More

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Assessing Equine Welfare Objectively

August 05, 2016

The key is not to point out what is right or wrong, but what changes to make to improve horse and human welfare alike.... Read More

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Hyperinsulinemia in Horses: What to Watch For

July 22, 2016

Researchers identified several disease predictors, including advancing age, laminitis, and a cresty neck, among others.... Read More