Other Veterinary Technologies


AQHF Funds Gluck Center Research Projects

May 25, 2011

The American Quarter Horse Foundation will fund two equine research projects at the University of Kentucky ... Read More


Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1): What Horse Owners Should Know

May 25, 2011

Coverage of the May 2011 equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak in horses and how to prevent/treat the disease.... Read More


UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Expansion Complete

May 22, 2011

The University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory's $28.5 million expansion/renovation is complete... Read More


Regenerative Medicine Seminar for Horse Owners Scheduled

May 16, 2011

"The Horse Owner's Guide to Regenerative Medicine" will take place June 4 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., in Lexington... Read More


ISU to Host Veterinary Biologics Training Program

May 14, 2011

The Iowa State University (ISU) College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will be hosting the 16th annual Veterinary Biologics Training Program May 16-20. The training program is designed to educate veterinary professionals about vaccine safety and ... Read More


Commentary: 2011 WEVA Congress Features World Class Vets

May 08, 2011

The 12th WEVA Congress is scheduled to be held in the historic city of Hyderabad, India, Nov. 2-6, 2011. ... Read More


AAEP Foundation to Host International Equine Colic Research Symposium

May 04, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation will host the 10th International Equine Colic Research Symposium, July 26-28, 2011, in Indianapolis, Ind. The symposium, held every three years, alternating between Europe and North ... Read More


UC Davis Publishes 2010 Equine Research Review

May 03, 2011

The Center for Equine Health at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), has released its 2010 Equine Research Review. The Research Review is a publication released annually that chronicles the horse-health related research that ... Read More


AQHA Executive Committee Approves Grants for Horse Health Research

May 02, 2011

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) executive committee has given their approval for nine equine medical research projects to be funded by the AQHA and the American Quarter Horse Foundation in 2011-12, according to a report from AQHA.com.... Read More


New Strain of Bacterium Identified in a Mare

April 30, 2011

Depending on a mare's reproductive conformation and breeding history, she could have any number of bad bugs in her reproductive tract that might hinder conception. As if there weren't enough bacteria to worry about, a research team in Germany has... Read More


Morris Animal Foundation Supports Texas A&M Researchers

April 27, 2011

The Morris Animal Foundation recently awarded more than $100,000 to two principal researchers--one with an equine specialty--at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) to further their research on animal health ... Read More


First Equine Endocrinology Summit Held

April 25, 2011

Equine endocrine disorders--namely pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID, or equine Cushing's disease) and equine metabolic syndrome-- represent an area of horse health that researchers are still working to fully understand. The collective ... Read More


Cornell University Welcomes New Blood Donor Horse

April 24, 2011

Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) welcomes its newest permanent working animal: Mike, a 9-year old Belgian draft horse. His job involves a lot of time off lounging outside. But a few times a year when emergencies strike, Mike will play a... Read More


UK and UofL Equine Programs Collaborate

April 21, 2011

Equine industry and equine higher education programs have much in common: Just as the industry is at its best when different disciplines and niches work together, higher education is also strongest when complementary programs unite. The University of... Read More


Gluck Equine Research Foundation Releases Second Research Report

April 20, 2011

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its Research Report 2010 in late March of this year. The Research Report 2010 focuses on the University of Kentucky Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center faculty's research ... Read More


UKVDL Investigating Oral Lesion Reports

April 20, 2011

Since early February, the University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) has been receiving reports from veterinarians who have seen large numbers of horses (mostly Saddlebreds) with oral lesions. The lesions have sometimes been ... Read More


UK Researchers to Speak at Alltech Symposium in May

April 18, 2011

Two University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture equine researchers and an adjunct professor will be speaking at the upcoming 2011 Alltech International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium, to be held May 22-25 at the Lexington Convention ... Read More


Diaphragmatic Tears in Horses Examined

April 18, 2011

Horses with diaphragmatic tears (also called rents) are given a relatively poor prognosis to make a full recovery, but the condition is not a death sentence, according to the results of a recent retrospective study. Alfredo E. Romero, DVM, of ... Read More


Commentary: Thinking Outside the Box for Equine Disease Diagnostics

April 16, 2011

With sick animals, people often think negative diagnostic results are "bad" results since the cause of disease is still unknown. However, we would do well to remember Thomas Edison's mindset: "I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that ... Read More


LSU Seeking Horses With Moon Blindness for Study

April 14, 2011

The Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking donation of horses afflicted with equine recurrent uveitis (ERU)--also known as moon blindness--to participate in a study investigating the role of bacterial infection in the ... Read More


Prosthetic Limbs for Horses: A Closer Look

April 10, 2011

Horses have traditionally been considered obligate four-legged animals; however, the dogma is changing. ... Read More


Navicular Disease: Possible New Treatment Option from Human Medicine

April 09, 2011

In certain cases of navicular disease, drilling a hole into the navicular bone--a procedure called core decompression that's commonly used to treat human osteonecrosis (bone death caused by poor blood supply to the area)--might provide a new ... Read More


Thermographic Eye Thermometers for Horses

April 08, 2011

A horse's body temperature can indicate everything from an internal ailment (such as colic) to an infectious disease to hypothermia. Or it can simply confirm that a horse is healthy and ready for action. While most owners and veterinarians step to ... Read More


Kentucky's EIA Surveillance and Testing in 2010

April 07, 2011

During the 2010 calendar year, 95,384 serum samples were tested for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Kentucky with no positive animals being discovered. Of these, 84,111 samples were collected and tested to comply with state regulations governing ... Read More


Starry Sky Ultrasound Pattern: A Review

April 05, 2011

The starry sky pattern is an unusual and dramatic ultrasonographic appearance of the equine liver.... Read More