UC Davis Center for Equine Health Horse Report


Articles by CEH UC Davis

Neonatal Unit for Critical Foals

A dedicated team of professionals at UC Davis work around the clock to help newborns beat the odds. Read More

UC Davis, CEH Advancing Disaster Prep for Horses

A partnership with the International Animal Welfare Training Institute will help California horses during disasters. Read More

What You Can Do to Promote a Healthy Foal

Take steps prior to parturition to ensure your foal enters the world in a clean and healthy environment. Read More

Caring for Critically Ill Newborn Foals

Learn about healthy foals, problems that are common in newborns, how veterinarians treat these issues, and more. Read More

Zoonoses: What Horse Owners Need to Know

Here's what you need to know about zoonoses that affect horses and how to prevent them. Read More

Optimizing the Care and Management of Your Equine Athlete

Here's how to keep your equine athlete happy, healthy, and at the top of his game. Read More

Caring for Horses Through Life and Death

Considering end-of-life decisions ahead of time serves to provide optimal care for your horse. Read More

Reducing the Stress when Transporting Horses by Road and Air

Being moved from one place to another can be stressful for some horses, whether they travel by air or road. Read More

How Cross-Tying During Transport Affects Horses

Researchers examined horses' physiological responses during transport while cross-tied or traveling loose. Read More

How to Reduce Transport Stress in Horses

Learn about the best ways to reduce stress when transporting horses by land or air. Read More

Sonder Named Director of UC Davis Center for Equine Health

Claudia Sonder, DVM, has been appointed director of the UC Davis Center for Equine Health, effective June 1. Read More

Oleander Poisoning: A Preventable Illness

Oleanders contain numerous toxic compounds which can be deadly to people and animals--including horses. Read More

The Equine Heart: Power Plant Unequaled

Learn about the equine heart and some conditions most often encountered by equine cardiologists. Read More

The Miniature Horse: More Than Just a Smaller Horse

Miniature Horses are more susceptible to some health problems than their larger counterparts. Read More

Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers in Horses

The majority of horses with gastric ulcers do not show outward clinical signs. Read More

Equine Oncology Program Unveils New Cancer Research Project

Researchers will compare and analyze the entire genome of melanoma-bearing and melanoma-free ponies. Read More

Dr. Carrie Finno Receives 2012 Wilson Award

Finno received the award for her paper on electrophysiological studies in horses with neuroaxonal dystrophy. Read More

Underweight Horses: Surveillance, Management Considerations

Low body weight in horses can trace to many issues, including dental problems and chronic disease. Read More

Nutrition for Rehabilitating the Starved Horse

UC Davis researchers found that high-quality alfalfa hay is most effective for rehabilitating a starved horse. Read More

UC Davis Releases White Paper on EHM

Faculty members of the Center for Equine Health and the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Read More

UC Davis Award Honors Helpful Clients

The University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine has honored a couple interested in equine health with the 2011 El Blanco Award, which recognizes the significant contributions that animal owners and other benefactors have made to Read More

UC Davis Banks Foals' Umbilical Cords for Future Stem Cell Treatment

Horse owners now have the opportunity to collect umbilical cord tissue immediately after a foal is born and save it as a future source of therapeutic stem cells through the Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at University of California, Davis Read More

UC Davis Offers Discounted Preventive Care Package

Veterinarians from the University of California, Davis', William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital are helping clients protect their horses from influenza, tetanus, dental problems, and other health risks by providing owners with a Read More

UC Davis Equine Preventive Care Program Provides Exams, Vaccines, and More

The veterinarians of the UC Davis' William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital want to help clients protect their horses from health risks, despite the economy, so they've developed a a discounted "package" of preventive care services. Read More

Cataracts in Foals

Horses can be born with cataracts due to developmental or heritable causes--known as congenital cataracts. Foals with cataracts often present very early in life, usually at 1 to 2 months of age. Typically, the owners will notice the whiteness in Read More