Working With a Veterinarian

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FDA-Approved Equine Medications Provide Peace of Mind

September 22, 2012

These drugs provide horse owners with the peace of mind that they've been tested for safety and efficacy.... Read More

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What's in an Equine Eye Exam?

September 19, 2012

A thorough eye examination can identify numerous potentially vision-threatening problems in horses.... Read More

This pony has a head tilt because of vestibular system dysfunction and paralysis of the left side of her face as a result of equine temporohyoid osteoarthropathy.

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Equine Temporohyoid Osteoarthropathy Studied

September 04, 2012

Researchers looked at common signs, diagnostics, and treatments for equine temporohyoid osteoarthropathy.... Read More

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Surgical Options for Managing Roaring in Horses

August 22, 2012

Numerous factors go into selecting the appropriate surgical procedure to treat equine roaring.... Read More

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Ky. Derby, Preakness Runner-Up to have Diagnostic Procedures

August 16, 2012

The colt will be evaluated by specialists at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.... Read More

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New Zealand Authorities Review Illegal Horse Castrations

August 14, 2012

In New Zealand, only veterinarians and veterinary students supervised by vets can perform horse castrations.... Read More

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In-Depth: Understanding Radiographs (X rays)

August 14, 2012

Dr. Liberty Getman of Tennessee Equine Hospital describes the different types of radiographs and their uses.... Read More

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Jockey Club's Revised Drug Rules Have Salix Provision

August 13, 2012

The Jockey Club has added a provision governing regulatory administration of furosemide on race day.... Read More

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Univ. of Md. Extension Schedules Routine Horse Care Lectures

August 12, 2012

The three-part series will cover routine veterinary, farriery, and dental care.... Read More

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Iowa's First Two Equine WNV Cases of 2012 Confirmed

August 08, 2012

Two horses from Johnson County, Iowa, have tested positive for West Nile virus.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Seeking Horse Owner Input in Colic Survey

August 04, 2012

Equine Guelph is seeking horse owner participation in a survey about colic management practices.... Read More

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Euthanasia and What Comes Next

August 01, 2012

Electing to euthanize is a difficult part of horse ownership, and the hard decisions don't stop there.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Managing Tetanus and Botulism in Horses

July 31, 2012

Vaccination reduces horses' risk of contracting tetanus and botulism, two often-fatal diseases.... Read More

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Nutrition, Genetics, and Equine Neuroaxonal Dystrophy

July 26, 2012

Researchers recently identified links between equine neuroaxonal dystrophy (NAD), nutrition, and genetics.... Read More

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Treating Pleuropneumonia-Related Abscesses with Thoracotomy

July 21, 2012

Many horses recover from pleuropneumonia with medical therapy, but some require surgery to prompt healing.... Read More

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Bots and Beyond: Summer Equine Parasite Risks

July 18, 2012

Here's how some of these parasites can infect your horse, what damage they do, and how to best control them.... Read More

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Study Shows Omeprazole Prevents Ulcers in Young Racehorses

July 11, 2012

A study confirms omeprazole can prevent gastric ulcer formation in young racehorses.... Read More

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MSU Expands Equine Dental Services

July 11, 2012

Michigan State University's (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine is offering expanded equine dental services.... Read More

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CSU Veterinarians Recommend Rabies Vaccinations for Horses

July 08, 2012

CSU veterinarians say an inexpensive, widely available vaccine can help protect horses from rabies.... Read More

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Feral Honeybees Blamed for Montana Horse Death

July 06, 2012

The animal received veterinary treatment, but was later euthanized due to severe anaphylactic shock.... Read More

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Equine Drug and Supplement Options Explained

July 04, 2012

Brand-name, generic, and compounded, and nutritional supplements are all terms owners should understand.... Read More

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Horsemen Learn about Equine Corticosteroid Use

July 03, 2012

Thoroughbred horsemen in Indiana learned about corticosteroid use in equine joint injections.... Read More

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Vaccine Reactions

July 01, 2012

I have two horses aged 10 and 13. I have had both since age 2 and have vaccin... Read More

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Soothing Painful Equine Patients

July 01, 2012

What would you recommend for a horse with burns so severe the skin is sloughi... Read More

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Two Cases of EEE Found in June in South Carolina Horses

June 30, 2012

A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive.... Read More