Vital Signs & Physical Exam

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Keeping Your Equine Athlete at the Top of His Game

June 24, 2016

Our sources share nine ways to help your sport horse performing his best.... Read More

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10 Hot Weather Horse Care Tips

June 17, 2016

Janet Johnston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, shares 10 tips to keep horses comfy and safe in the summer heat.... Read More

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Prepurchase Exams are Rarely Black and White

June 06, 2016

Prepurchase exams range from the cursory glance-him-over to the four-figure exam with every imaging angle imaginable.... Read More

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Understanding Your Horse's 'Engine' During Exercise

May 19, 2016

Learn how your horse's cardiovascular and respiratory systems function to power his every stride.... Read More

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Getting Back to Work This Spring? Keep Your Horse Sound!

May 13, 2016

Take precautions to reduce your horse's risk of getting hurt while returning to work. ... Read More

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How Can I Tell if My Horse is in Pain?

April 20, 2016

A veterinarian and an equine behaviorist describes behavioral signs of pain in horses.... Read More

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Time to Retire?

March 24, 2016

Find out when and how to transition your horse from the show ring to a more leisurely lifestyle.... Read More

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Just the Basics: What Every Horse Needs

March 23, 2016

No doubt about it, horse ownership is a big responsibility. Here's a look at the basics of what every horse needs.... Read More

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Spring Health Preparations

March 07, 2016

Check all these tasks off your list as you transition your horse into the spring riding season.... Read More

MRI is considered the “gold standard” for identifying abnormalities contributing to caudal heel pain.

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The Horse's Top Videos of 2015

December 27, 2015

View videos on topics including navicular disease, saddle fitting, body condition scoring, joint treatments, and more.... Read More

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Fall Wellness Exams for Horses

November 22, 2015

Consider having your veterinarian perform a wellness check on your horse before winter arrives.... Read More

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PPID: Early Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatment

September 21, 2015

Learn how to recognize subtle signs and offer your horse an early intervention for equine Cushing's disease.... Read More

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Managing Young Horses

September 15, 2015

Care for horses under the age of 4 with their future health and performance in mind.... Read More

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Colic: First Things First

August 14, 2015

Here are the steps to take and information to gather when faced with a colicking horse. ... Read More

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My Horse Has a Fever. Now What?

August 04, 2015

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More

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Feeding Foals

July 13, 2015

A foal's diet during the first year impacts his musculoskeletal health and future athletic performance.... Read More

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Problems With Previcox Overdose

June 23, 2015

What can happen if a horse overdoses on Previcox? A veterinarian shares his insight.... Read More

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Know Your Horse's Health Parameters

June 12, 2015

Be familiar with what's normal for your horse so it's obvious when something's not right.... Read More

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Does My Horse Have a 'Cold'?

June 09, 2015

Find out how to prevent equine upper respiratory tract infections from spreading throughout your barn.... Read More

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Slobber-gate: What Caused My Horse's Excessive Salivation?

April 15, 2015

Small clues added context to why my new horse started drooling puddles after a snowstorm.... Read More

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Lessons Learned

April 02, 2015

What have your aging horses taught you?... Read More

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Fit for the Trail

March 24, 2015

Learn how recreational riders can condition and protect their equine weekend warriors.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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How to Own a Horse Without Breaking the Bank

February 28, 2015

While you can't cut costs in all areas, here are several ways to reduce your horse-related expenses.... Read More

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Science Helping Senior Horses

February 28, 2015

How has veterinary science and technology improved your senior horses' lives?... Read More

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The DIY Test for SI Disease

February 27, 2015

One performance horse veterinarian has devised a simple "checklist" for identifying sacroiliac disease in horses.... Read More