World Equine Veterinary Association


Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

September 04, 2016

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport.... Read More


Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

August 26, 2016

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport.... Read More


Assessing Equine Welfare Objectively

August 05, 2016

The key is not to point out what is right or wrong, but what changes to make to improve horse and human welfare alike.... Read More


The Equine Upper Airway: How It Works and What Goes Wrong

July 02, 2016

Diseases and abnormalities of the upper airway are some of the main reasons for poor performance in sport horses. ... Read More

The typical swollen face and big head associated with nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism.


What is Big-Head Disease?

June 07, 2016

This condition, caused by an unbalanced diet, can have serious musculoskeletal implications for affected horses.... Read More


WEVA Holds Intermediate Meetings

May 08, 2016

So far this year WEVA has held meetings in Heilan and Beijing, China; Cluj-Napoca, Romania; and Moscow, Russia.... Read More


Flying Horses: What to Consider

March 03, 2016

Be mindful of the associated health risks and understand how to best manage your horse before and after air travel.... Read More


Equine Pain Management: History and New Advances

February 07, 2016

For years veterinarians' options were limited, but new products are helping them control horses' pain better than ever.... Read More


Current Applications of Equine Regenerative Medicine

December 08, 2015

Regenerative medicine is opening doors to new and improved therapeutic options for equine musculoskeletal injuries.... Read More


Tips for Managing Acute Laminitis

December 02, 2015

Beginning treatment during the acute phase helps give the horse the best chance of recovery. Here's what to know.... Read More


Maximizing Cooled and Frozen Semen's Fertility

December 01, 2015

Learn about the steps vets and stallion managers can take to help improve the quality of cooled and frozen semen.... Read More


What Impacts Stallions' Sperm Output?

November 27, 2015

Understanding which factors hinder sperm production can help managers and vets take steps to help improve fertility.... Read More


How to Manage Limb Lacerations in Horses

November 24, 2015

Knowing how and being prepared to triage serious wounds can help improve a patient's likelihood for a good recovery.... Read More


Breeding the Problem Mare With Endometritis

November 15, 2015

Learn how to manage these challenging cases and improve the mare's chance of producing a live foal.... Read More


What to Expect After Colic Surgery

November 13, 2015

Equally as important as knowing if you'd send a horse to surgery is understanding what to prepare for once he's home.... Read More

Extensive ossification of the ungular cartilages. The lateral (on the right) ungular cartilage is thicker than the medial (on the left) ungular cartilage.


Are Ossified Ungular Cartilages Clinically Significant?

November 11, 2015

Some horses can develop lameness associated with injury of ossified ungular cartilages or the adjacent coffin bone.... Read More


Flunixin vs. Firocoxib for Reducing Pain After Colic Surgery

November 10, 2015

Researchers found that firocoxib and flunixin reduced horses' pain scores similarly following colic surgery.... Read More


Questions to Ask Before Breeding With Frozen Semen

November 07, 2015

Frozen semen offers many advantages, but it is important to understand that not all frozen semen is the same.... Read More

Here, the gullet is too narrow, the saddle tips forwards and bounces up and down, and the saddle is slipping to the right.


Assessing Saddle Fit in Sport Horses

November 02, 2015

Dr. Sue Dyson shares her tips for ensuring your horse's saddle fits well and doesn't interfere with his performance.... Read More


Does a Canine Lyme Vaccine Elicit a Response in Horses?

October 28, 2015

Researchers found that vaccination with the currently available canine product could offer some protection for horses.... Read More


Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome Consensus Statement

October 03, 2015

The statement summarizes the current knowledge about ulcers and is designed to provide guidelines for veterinarians.... Read More


Social Communication and Equine Reproductive Success

September 06, 2015

Domestic horses' reproductive efficiency is often lower than that of feral horses. Does modern husbandry play a role?... Read More


Equine Education on the Iberian Peninsula

July 11, 2015

Lecture topics included angular and flexural limb deformities, diagnosing and imaging hoof problems, and more.... Read More


Caterpillars that Cause Abortion in Mares

April 04, 2015

Learn how researchers determined that hairy, bristly caterpillars can cause abortions and how to protect mares.... Read More


Conditioning Bones for Wellness, Fracture Prevention

March 07, 2015

Bone is a vital tissue that's densely packed with specialized cells and supplied with a rich network of blood vessels.... Read More