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Equine Gastrointestinal Health Reviewed

June 03, 2013

Horse owners can take simple steps to help keep their animals' GI systems functioning optimally.... Read More

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2013 ISES Conference Early Bird Registration Extended

May 25, 2013

Early bird registration for the 2013 ISES conference has been extended until May 31. ... Read More

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Equine Nutrition, Sport Converge at 2013 Alltech Symposium

May 07, 2013

The 29th Annual Alltech International Symposium will take place May 19-22 in Lexington, Ky.... Read More

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Glanders: A Re-emerging Disease in the Middle East

January 29, 2013

While eradicated from the United States since the 1940s, glanders is re-emerging in some parts of the world.... Read More

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Advances and Challenges in Equitation Science Technology

December 27, 2012

The future of equitation science technology is enormous, provided we know how to use and benefit from it.... Read More

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International Conference on Equine Infectious Diseases a Success

November 19, 2012

The five-day conference featured plenary sessions covering infectious and parasitic diseases.... Read More

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2012 Hagyard Bluegrass Symposium Scheduled for Nov. 1-4

October 29, 2012

This year, the symposium will focus on "the latest techniques and topics for the reproduction veterinarian."... Read More

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Study: White Markings Sell Well, Don't Impact Health

May 21, 2010

Breeding colorful horses, especially with various white markings, seems to breed good business without raising significant health concerns, according to Swiss researchers.

Representing the primary breed of the Swiss national stud, 97... Read More

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Regenerative Medicine Conference Attracts Vets, Researchers

March 10, 2010

More than 260 research scientists, veterinarians, and physicians from around the globe attended the first North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference, held in California's Santa Ynez Valley March 5-6. The meeting included for... Read More

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Horse Stem Cell Conference to Draw Vets, Medical Professionals

February 24, 2010

Some 200 veterinarians, stem cell researchers and other medical professionals from throughout the United States and abroad will gather March 5-6 in the heart of California's Central Coast horse region for a groundbreaking conference on the ... Read More

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The Horse and Equine Vet Techs Become Media Partners

November 13, 2009

The Horse and the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians (AAEVT) have become official Media Partners.

"Vet techs are the unsung heroes of veterinary hospitals," said Kimberly S. Brown, publisher/editor of... Read More

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Corneal Ulcers: Prompt Treatment Key to Success

November 01, 2009

Advancements in the diagnosis of corneal ulcers, as well their medical and surgical treatment, were among the topics covered by Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVO, Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Florida College of Veterinary... Read More

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R.M. Kenney Students Present at Equine Reproduction Symposium

September 30, 2009

Texas A&M researchers Terry Blanchard, DVM, MS, Katrin Hinrichs, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, and Charles Love, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, led lectures and wet labs at the "R. M. Kenney Equine Reproduction Symposium," held from Sept. 24-27 at the... Read More

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Florida Equine Vets to Meet on Marco Island

September 09, 2009

Registration is still open for the Florida Association of Equine Practitioners' 5th annual Promoting Excellence Symposium, to be held Oct. 1-3 on Marco Island, Fla.

The meeting offers 34 hours of continuing education credits for... Read More

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Equine Vet Brinsko Named Theriogenology Vice President

July 30, 2009

Steven Brinsko, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, associate professor and chief of Theriogenology in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been named the 2009... Read More

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Horse Transport, Housing Stress Reflected in Hormone Levels

June 29, 2009

Horse transport and housing has an effect on the animals' stress levels, according to Shannon Garey, a PhD candidate under the direction of Theodore Friend, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAABS, of Texas A&M. Garey presented results of an ongoing study on... Read More

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Equitation Science Meeting to Focus on Horse Sport and Welfare

June 22, 2009

International authorities in horse behavior, training, and welfare will converge in Sydney, Australia, for the fifth Equitation Science Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science and Centennial... Read More

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Colic Alarm Presented at Equine Science Society Meeting

June 15, 2009

Developed by a team at Utah State University, a proposed equine distress monitor system combines a tilt sensor, accelerometer, and wireless technology interfaced with a computer in order to alert horse owners to animals in distress. The tea... Read More

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Pastured Horses More Fit, Study Finds

June 09, 2009

Horses are better able to maintain fitness when turned out on large pasture, according to Patty Graham-Thiers, PhD, of Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Va. She presented results of her recent study at the 2009 Equine Science Society... Read More

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Effects of Hay Carbs on PSSM Horses Examined

June 08, 2009

The study group's objectives were to determine if there is a difference in blood glucose and insulin response to feeding hay types with varying water soluble sugar and starch (NSC) content between horses with PSSM and control horses.... Read More

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Euthanasia Drug Found in Carcass Compost

June 05, 2009

Composting is one option for disposing of a horse carcass after euthanasia. Researchers at West Texas A&M recently conducted a study to determine if residues of sodium pentobarbital might remain in compost as a potential environmental hazard... Read More

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Corneal Ulcer Correction and Improving Visual Outcomes: Scar Wars

April 07, 2009

Brooks reviewed a variety of treatment and management strategies for corneal ulcers, with a focus on not only resolving the ulcer in each case, but maintaining the horse's vision.... Read More

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Managing Chronic Laminitis: Form and Function

April 03, 2009

The visible signs of chronic laminitis are enough to break any horse owner's heart--the dished, ridged hoof walls, the uncomfortable gait. But what's at the heart of the visible clinical signs, and, once a horse has progressed to this stage... Read More

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FAEP 2008 Symposium

April 01, 2009

Laminitis, corneal ulcers, and R. equi were among the topics veterinarians and researchers discussed at a conference in the Caribbean.

Thirteen presenters took to the podium, covering lameness, reproduction, and medicine... Read More

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Laminitis: Cryotherapy Treatment in the Real World

March 27, 2009

From a layman's perspective, cryotherapy (use of cold for treatment) for horses at risk of or just beginning the acute phase of laminitis just makes sense. The laminae are inflamed, the hooves are hot to the touch, so let's cool them down and... Read More