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Special Report

Athletes to Trail Warriors: Caring for the Adult Horse

Learn about caring for the health of adult show and recreational horses.

Special Report

Young Horse Management

Use this cheat sheet to make sure your young horse--neonate to yearling--is getting the care she needs.

Fact Sheet

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Not all fats or fatty acids are created equal; some are more beneficial than others for horses.

Fact Sheet

Caring for Senior Horses

Find out what your elderly horse needs to stay healthy in his golden years.

Convention Report

Joint Injections (AAEP Convention 2012)

Learn about joint injections, including site prep, infection, corticosteroids, hyaluronan, and more.

Convention Report

2012 Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture

Dr. Stephanie Valberg discussed exertional rhabdomyolysis (formerly tying up) at the 2012 Milne lecture.

Fact Sheet

Equine Respiratory System

Equine respiratory system dysfunction is an important cause of exercise intolerance and poor performance.

Fact Sheet

Rhodococcus equi

Rhodococcus equi is well known for its ability to cause severe pneumonia and more in young foals.

Special Report

Top 5 Stretches for Healthy Horses

Learn the top physical therapy exercises to perform for strength training horses in all lines of work.

Fact Sheet

Stem Cell Therapy

Regenerative stem cell therapy is being used to help facilitate tendon and ligament injury healing in horses.

Special Report

Conditioning Through the Seasons: Fall and Winter

With a little knowledge and planning, the colder months can be a safe and productive time for your horse.

Fact Sheet

Feeding Performance Horses

Review athletic and performance horses' nutritional needs and determine if your feeding program is working.

Special Report

Conditioning Through the Seasons: Spring and Summer

How your horse's body adapts to exercising and how he acclimates to spring and summer weather conditions.

Fact Sheet

Platelet-Rich Plasma

Platelet-rich plasma is a regenerative therapy that can be used to treat horses with tendon/ligament injuries.

Fact Sheet

Shock Wave Therapy

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive modality used to stimulate healing.

Convention Report

Lameness: Soft Tissue

A summary of discussions related to soft tissue lameness from the 2010 AAEP Convention.

Convention Report

Lameness: Joints

During the 2010 AAEP Convention, veterinarians discussed technologies and treatments for joints and lameness.

Convention Report

Racehorse Topics

Racehorse topics such as track surfaces and fatality rates, injuries, and limb deformity are discussed.

Convention Report

Hoof Care

Farrier-vet teamwork, laminitis, horse hoof examination techniques, etc., were covered at the farriery program

Convention Report

AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.

Convention Report

Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cell) Conference

Stem cell research for injuries from the first North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference.

Fact Sheet

Electrolytes

Loss of electrolytes has far-reaching consequences, impacting virtually all of the horse's body systems.

Fact Sheet

Equine Joint Supplements

Get the facts on choosing an equine joint supplement, including a seven-step quality evaluation process.

Fact Sheet

Equine Supplements

Supplements, or nutraceuticals, are thought to have some beneficial effects for horses.

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