Recent News for Vet and Professional

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University Regents Sue High-Profile Veterinarian

November 23, 2014

The UC Davis Board of Regents sued Dr. Jack Snyder for allegedly failing to contribute to a profit-sharing plan.... Read More

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New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture

November 19, 2014

Surgeon Eric Parente, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will discuss breakthroughs in imaging for large animal surgery.... Read More

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Study: Epistaxis Has 'Complex Hereditary Basis'

November 19, 2014

Environment also to blame in exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage cases so severe that horses bleed from the nostrils.... Read More

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Foal Eye Issues

November 17, 2014

A number of congenital or developmental problems can impair a foal's vision. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Riding School Horse Health

November 17, 2014

Lack of pasture time and advancing age were the prime culprits behind lesson horse health problems.... Read More

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Lloyd's of London, UK Partnership Continues

November 14, 2014

Lloyd's of London supports the University of Kentucky's publication of Equine Disease Quarterly.... Read More

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Senior Horse Feed: Not Just for Seniors

November 13, 2014

Here are five situations when a senior feed could benefit a horse, regardless of age.... Read More

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Surgical Technique Prevents Large Colon Entrapment

November 11, 2014

The minimally invasive procedure can help prevent large colon entrapment recurrence, new research shows.... Read More

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Is My Farrier a Biosecurity Risk?

November 10, 2014

A horse owner wonders if a farrier moving from barn to barn during the day could spread equine diseases.... Read More

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Study: Hops Can Help Reduce Fructan Fermentation

November 10, 2014

Vets could potentially use hops extract to mediate health conditions associated with carbohydrate overload.... Read More

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BEVA Issues Statement on Equine Dental Procedures

November 09, 2014

The organization issued a statement clarifying the regulations on equine dental procedures in Great Britain.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Equine Stress Levels at Competitions

November 09, 2014

Cortisol levels were higher during a competition than at home, and they continued rising throughout the event.... Read More

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Veterinarians Rood, Riddle are 2014 Galbreath Award Winners

November 07, 2014

Drs. Bill Rood and Tom Riddle will receive the award, which is given to persons who've led successful equine businesses.... Read More

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Factors Contributing to Cross-Country Falls Evaluated

November 07, 2014

The only variable researchers could link with the likelihood of falling was competitive rank going into cross-country.... Read More

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How Much Does it Cost to Rescue a Horse?

November 05, 2014

A law enforcement officer and a horse rescuer reveal what's behind rescuing and rehabilitating a neglected equid.... Read More

And even with preventive measures, snowballs can build up. Protect your horse from slipping and injury by removing snow and ice from his hooves as it builds up.

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Top Winter Hoof Care Tips

November 05, 2014

Remember these tips when planning and preparing your horse's winter hoof care regimen. ... Read More

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Connecting the Dots: Recurrent Uveitis and Appaloosa Horses

November 04, 2014

Researchers found that markers on two chromosomes are associated with the risk of insidious equine recurrent uveitis.... Read More

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Foals Follow Dams' Leads When Dealing With Scary Objects

November 01, 2014

Researchers found that foals that watched their dams calmly handle scary objects ended up being less fearful themselves.... Read More

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How to Care for Aging Equids' Teeth

October 31, 2014

Learn what dental problems veterinarians manage in senior horses and how owners can help monitor them.... Read More

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CSU Releases New Furosemide Research Results

October 30, 2014

Dr. Paul Morley found evidence suggesting furosemide is effective in reducing EIPH incidence and severity. ... Read More

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Developing the Sport Horse: Common Injuries

October 29, 2014

Learn about three common sport horse injuries and how to prevent and treat them.... Read More

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Researchers Study Equine Influenza Vaccination Schedules

October 28, 2014

Longer vaccination dosage intervals were more likely to leave gaps in horses' immunity than shorter ones.... Read More

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Are We Prepared for African Horse Sickness?

October 27, 2014

One vet recommends taking these preparation steps to help reduce the impact of an outbreak.... Read More

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'Low-Density' Genotyping Could Benefit Owners, Researchers

October 26, 2014

Researchers say the more affordable technique could lead to a better understanding of diseases and disease processes.... Read More

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New Research Published to Help Working Equids' Welfare

October 23, 2014

The studies address clinical problems, including lameness, husbandry, tack-related wounds, parasites, and more.... Read More