Multiple Authors

Articles by Authors Multiple

A Confused Hair Coat

Why would a 9-year-old horse grow winter hair during the summer months? Read More

Understanding Coronavirus

Recently gastrointestinal illness associated with equine coronavirus has been seen in adult horses. Read More

What Blood Can Tell You

Blood tests are a part of veterinary medicine and can provide important information about a horse's health. Read More

Secret Compass Euthanized after Suffering Condylar Fracture

The 2-year-old filly suffered a condylar fracture during the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race. Read More

Maintaining Ideal Body Condition in Athletic Horses

Here's what to consider if your athletic horse isn't maintaining ideal body weight and condition. Read More

Racehorse who Overcame Laminitis Returns to Racing

Paynter, who overcame a serious illness, will return to the races later today in California. Read More

Hurricane Sandy Impacts Racetracks in Northeast

Some tracks across the Northeast suffered some damage and power outages as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Read More

Dutrow Appeal to License Revocation Dismissed by N.Y. Court

The license revocation stems from numerous equine drug rule violations. Read More

Belmont Winner Union Rags Retired with Suspensory Injury

A small lesion in the middle of the suspensory ligament in his left front leg was detected last week. Read More

Forage-Based Total Mixed Rations: Economical and Effective

Forage-based total mixed rations (TMRs) can offer an economical and effective horse feed option. Read More

I'll Have Another's Veterinary Treatments 'Routine Care'

Three veterinarians who reviewed the colt's treatment regimen found nothing out of the ordinary. Read More

2011 Horse of the Year Havre de Grace Injured, Retired

Veterinarians diagnosed 5-year-old mare with lateral middle distal sesamoidean ligament desmitis on April 23. Read More

Reward in Ga. Horse Shooting Case Increases to $7,500

An anonymous donor added $2,500 to the reward fund late last week, bringing the total reward to $7,500. Read More

Lyme Disease Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

Topics discussed clinical signs, treatment options, diagnostic tests, and vaccination against Lyme disease. Read More

BHA Amends Whip Rules; World Horse Welfare 'Disappointed'

The BHA has softened the new whip rules implemented Oct. 10, much to the dismay of World Horse Welfare. Read More

AAEP Releases Performance Horse Treatment Guidelines

The AAEP released guidelines for veterinarians treating horses competing in athletic events other than racing. Read More

Montana Man Faces More Cruelty Charges

A Montana rancher charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty in December 2010 for allegedly failing to provide food, water, and veterinary care to his herd of 450 horses was charged two additional counts March 2 after two more horses died on his Read More

Assessing Sperm Morphology in Stallions Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

A Table Topic on stallion sperm morphology at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., revolved around the analysis of different sperm defects on the stallion and what their effects were Read More

Advanced Veterinary Dentistry Equine Fellowship Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

The process of becoming an Equine Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry was covered at the 2010 AAEP. Read More

2010: A Year in Review

With 2010 officially in the books, decided to take a look back at a year that was filled with developments in equine medicine, breakthroughs in horse health, and, of course, a few chuckles along the way. Read More

Zenyatta's Fans Brave the Cold for Send-off

Temperatures in the mid-teens could not put a chill on the warmth shown by about 1,000 fans as super mare Zenyatta made her final appearance Dec. 6 at Keeneland before being shipped off to begin a career as a broodmare. The daughter Read More

Pre-Foaling Management (Book Excerpt)

A mare should be brought inside at night beginning 30 to 45 days before her due date. This is done for two reasons. The first is so she can become comfortable with the surroundings and feel that the foaling stall is a safe, private place. Read More

Rabies in Horses: Exposure and Clinical Signs

What are the more common ways that a horse would contract rabies? What are the symptoms? Read More

Laminitis Survivors: Getting Back on Grass?

After a horse has had a bout with laminitis, can she be brought up slowly on grass again? Read More

Understanding Tall Fescue

Tall fescue is an extremely hardy, well-adapted grass species used for hay and pasture in the central and eastern United States and the Pacific Northwest. Although tall fescue has gotten a bad reputation in the horse industry, it is a safe and Read More