Recent News for Vet Convention Reports


When Will My Mare Foal?

January 21, 2018

Researchers compared foaling prediction methods and recommend using a combination of available techniques.... Read More


Urine Trouble: Freezing Contaminated Stallion Semen

January 20, 2018

Ejaculate with less than 20% urine contamination might be suitable for freezing without centrifugation.... Read More


Stallion Collection Schedules Affect Mare Pregnancy Rates

January 19, 2018

This can pose a problem for mare owners due to the short lifespan of the mare's oocyte and the stallion's sperm.... Read More


Diagnosing Cardiac Arrhythmias in Horses on the Farm

January 17, 2018

Vets can use a smartphone-based heart monitor to identify arrhythmias that are difficult to diagnose in the field.... Read More


Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2017

January 16, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth Santschi recaps research on hock injections, nerve blocks, castration, osteochondral lesions, and more.... Read More


Top Reproduction Studies of 2017

January 15, 2018

Dr. Regina Turner recaps research on endometritis, factors affecting pregnancy rates, treating placentitis, and more.... Read More


Diagnosing Poor Performance: A Case Report

January 06, 2018

Here's how veterinarians diagnosed and treated a Warmblood that stopped intermittently when working under saddle.... Read More


2017 AAEP Trade Show Tour

December 08, 2017

Join The Horse as we meet vendors on the AAEP Trade Show floor.... Read More


More Than 5,300 Saddle Up in San Antonio at AAEP Convention

December 01, 2017

The American Association of Equine Practitioners' 63rd Annual Convention took place Nov. 17-21 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More


Monday's Top Tweets From the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 21, 2017

Top tweets and take-homes from Monday's educational sessions and the AAEP President's luncheon.... Read More


Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 20, 2017

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on biosecurity, ethics, handling rank horses in the field, and more! ... Read More


Saturday's Top Tweets from the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 20, 2017

Top tweets from the opening session of the 2017 AAEP Convention in San Antonio.... Read More


Call for Abstracts for 2018 WEVA Congress

November 05, 2017

The 15th biennial WEVA Congress will take place April 21-23 in Beijing, in the Peoples Republic of China.... Read More


BEVA Congress Attendance Increases by 20% Over 2016

November 04, 2017

Nearly 1,200 veterinarians and vet techs/nurses attended this year's Congress.... Read More

Veterinarians in the U.K. generally treat joint injections as surgical procedures.


Equine Intra-Articular Osteoarthritis Treatment Options

October 07, 2017

Pharmacological osteoarthritis therapy focuses on preventing or reducing pain and improving joint function.... Read More


2017 BEVA Congress: Saturday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 18, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Saturday's educational sessions on equine dentistry, ultrasound, hoof care, and more.... Read More


EVJ Calls for More Broodmare Reproduction Research

September 17, 2017

Equine reproduction is an important segment of equine veterinary medicine both in practical and commercial capacities.... Read More


2017 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 15, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Friday's educational sessions on osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, strangles and more.... Read More

Artificial light in stables or barns is commonly used to further advance the breeding season in mares. This mare is wearing an individual light mask, which enables her to remain outside, potentially improving welfare and reducing management costs.


British Vets Hope to Expand Equine Reproduction Research

September 15, 2017

An equine reproduction specialist shares tips for breeders to help them make the most of the latest research.... Read More


2017 BEVA Congress: Thursday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 14, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Day 1 educational sessions at the 2017 British Equine Veterinary Association Congress.... Read More


2018 WEVA Congress Approaching

September 09, 2017

The 2018 World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) Congress will take place April 21-23 in Beijing, China. ... Read More

Scratches commonly affects the rear aspect of nonpigmented pasterns.


What's New in Treating Pastern Dermatitis

September 05, 2017

A veterinary dermatologist offers tips on how to properly diagnose, treat, and prevent pastern dermatitis, or scratches.... Read More

Vets With Horsepower at their second stop on the 2017 tour: the Equine Hospital in Altforweiler, Germany.


Vets With Horsepower Wrap Up Eastern European Tour

August 05, 2017

These vets go on annual motorcycle tours to deliver continuing professional development and raise funds for charities.... Read More


Work-Life Balance Focus of 2017 AAEP Convention as Keynote

July 23, 2017

Nigel Marsh will explore how vets can balance their career, family, personal time, and productivity.... Read More


Correcting Equine Nasal Collapse Caused by Nerve Damage

July 08, 2017

Learn how veterinarians treated an 18-month-old Andalusian colt that suffered nasal collapse after a training accident.... Read More