Recent News for Vet and Professional

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Thoroughbred Club of America to Honor Veterinarians

July 22, 2014

The club will honor Larry R. Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS; Edward H. Fallon, DVM; and A. Gary Lavin, VMD. ... Read More

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AAEP Foundation, Zoetis Award Scholarships to New Vets

July 21, 2014

Nine veterinary graduates of 2014 committed to careers in equine health care received $4,000 scholarships.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Novel Hepatitis Viruses in Horses Reviewed

July 21, 2014

Find out what researchers know and what they don't about the three recently described hepatitis viruses.... Read More

Britain’s HRH Princess Anne presents Minnesota veterinarian Dr. Julia Wilson with an award recognizing her veterinary team’s volunteer work to improve the health of working horses in Honduras.

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Wilson Receives Award at Working Equid Colloquium

July 20, 2014

Dr. Julia Wilson received the award recognizing her team's work to improve working horses' health in Honduras.... Read More

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Commentary: Mentoring the Horse Industry's Next Generation

July 19, 2014

One veterinarian shares his thoughts on how we can mentor the horsemen and veterinarians of the future.... Read More

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House Clears Veterinary Medicine Measure

July 09, 2014

The House passed the measure allowing vets to legally carry controlled substances to farm call sites. ... Read More

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Kentucky Veterinarian Byars Passes Away

July 08, 2014

Doug Byars, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, age 70, died the evening of July 7 at his Georgetown, Kentucky home.... Read More

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What is SAA, and Why is it Important to Equine Medicine?

July 08, 2014

Here's what you need to know about SAA, a biomarker veterinarians are using to detect inflammation in horses.... Read More

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Klein Equine Research Career Development Award Created

July 07, 2014

The award will provide annual $15,000 grants to individuals considering a career in equine research.... Read More

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AAEP Annual Convention Celebrates 60 Years in December 2014

July 07, 2014

The world's largest equine veterinary continuing-education event convenes in Salt Lake City on Dec. 6-10.... Read More

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Could Season Impact Equine Obesity?

July 07, 2014

Researchers found that obesity levels rose significantly from 27% at winter's end to 35% during the summer.... Read More

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Could EHV-1 cause Blood Clots?

July 06, 2014

Researchers recently discovered that EHV-1 activates platelets, small cells in blood involved in clotting.... Read More

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How do Equine Dewormers Impact the Environment?

July 06, 2014

Researchers investigated equine parasite control practices and how local insect populations were faring.... Read More

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Program Helps UF Students Get Set for Equine Industry Work

July 05, 2014

Learn how students help care for stallions, mares, and foals as they prepare for work in the equine industry.... Read More

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Can Fecal Albumin Tests Identify Equine Parasite Burdens?

July 05, 2014

Horses feces are significantly more likely to contain albumin prior to deworming than after, researchers say.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Surgical Strangulation Colic Survival Rates

July 04, 2014

Researchers found that avoiding small intestine resection, when possible, can help reduce complications.... Read More

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Could MRI Help Identify Early-Stage PPID?

July 01, 2014

Researchers found that MRI can effectively show pituitary gland and pars intermedia size and other details.... Read More

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Are Coughing and Nasal Discharge Early Indicators of Heaves?

June 30, 2014

Researchers say mild but persistent respiratory signs can indicate an increased risk of developing heaves.... Read More

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WEVA Visits Thailand

June 29, 2014

WEVA members presented on equine abdominal surgery during the Veterinary Practitioners of Thailand meeting. ... Read More

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Equine Practice Management Seminar Scheduled

June 29, 2014

The event is designed to maximize each participant’s ability to create profit in their practice.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Anthony Claes

June 28, 2014

Claes' research is focused on anti-Mullerian hormone, which plays an important role in equine reproduction.... Read More

The VMTH’s specialty services are supported by several ancillary services such as its diagnostic imaging service, which provides MRI, computed tomography, radiography, and fluoroscopy for equine patients.

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MRI Resources on TheHorse.com

June 26, 2014

Here are 10 resources about MRI and some of the ailments it can help identify available free on TheHorse.com.... Read More

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Does Your Horse Need a Dentist?

June 24, 2014

Find out why you should make regular dental checkups part of your horse's scheduled maintenance.... Read More

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Arabian Horse Foundation Funds Research Projects

June 22, 2014

The foundation provided $11,500 for research studying health conditions impacting Arabian horses. ... Read More

A fertilized equine oocyte with two, decondensed pronuclei (DNA marked in blue and the membrane of the pronucleus in red).

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Researchers Mature Equine Oocytes in Laboratory

June 22, 2014

Researchers took a step toward improving assisted reproduction by successfully maturing oocytes in a lab.... Read More