Equine Medicine/ Gastrointestinal Issues (AAEP 2011)

December 17, 2011

Choke, Lawsonia infection, and more topics were discussed during the AAEP's equine medicine/GI session.... Read More


Gastric Ulcer Supplements for Horses Evaluated

December 12, 2011

Researchers noted no significant effects of treating horses with an anti-ulcerogenic supplement.... Read More


Understanding Chronic Pain

December 01, 2011

Chronic pain can't be ignored, as it negatively impacts both a horse's physiology and his mental health.... Read More


Low-Dose Corticosteroids for Treating Acute Laminitis

November 28, 2011

Corticosteroids' benefits (when used appropriately, in low doses) should outweigh the risks.... Read More


NSAIDs and Competition: The Rules are Changing

November 28, 2011

Effective Dec. 1, individuals competing in USEF-sanctioned events must be aware of new rules on NSAID useage.... Read More


Chronic Laminitis: Understanding Lameness and Low-Dose Bute

November 26, 2011

David Hood, DVM, PhD, discussed effective methods for pinpointing laminitis pain and NSAIDs to control it.... Read More


Drug to Treat PPID Clinical Signs Receives FDA Approval

November 03, 2011

The newly approved medication is the first and only FDA-approved product for managing PPID in horses.... Read More


Bioniche Receives Regulatory Approval for Equine Supplement

October 30, 2011

Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate accepted the low molecular weight hyaluronate sodium product.... Read More


A Look Inside Your Horse's Compounded Medications

September 30, 2011

Horse owners and veterinarians should ensure horses are receiving safe and effective compounded treatments.... Read More


NASC: New Raw Material Supplier Quality Assurance Program

September 25, 2011

The NASC initiated a quality assurance program for raw material suppliers and contract manufacturers.... Read More


AAEP Names Thomas Hoyme, DVM, August Good Works Honoree

September 21, 2011

Hoyme provides low-cost health services and helps make "difficult decisions" for True Innocents Equine Rescue.... Read More


Judge Backs Pharmacy in Veterinary Drug Compounding Case

September 20, 2011

The FDA can't prevent Franck's Compounding Laboratory from producing and selling compounded veterinary drugs.... Read More


Study: Pentoxifylline's Effect on Semen Quantity and Quality

September 18, 2011

Equine semen quality and quantity were not significantly improved with pentoxifylline administration.... Read More


Waterman Named Arizona Racing Medications, Welfare Adviser

September 12, 2011

Scot Waterman, DVM, is the first animal medication and welfare adviser for the Arizona Department of Racing.... Read More


Mysterious Swelling

September 01, 2011

My horse has a swollen 24-inch "vein" on the middle of his underbelly and all the way up to his genitals...... Read More


Pain Management in Horses

August 30, 2011

How can you tell if your horse is in pain, and what's the best way to manage that pain? What shouldn't you do?... Read More


Equine Veterinarians Most Likely to Contract MRSA

August 13, 2011

Equine veterinarians are 23 times more likely to contract antibiotic-resistant bacteria than horse owners.... Read More


Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

July 21, 2011

Have you ever wondered how antimicrobial susceptibility testing works? Erdal Erol, DVM, MSc, PhD, of the Gluck... Read More


Enteric Bacteria: Can Healthy Horses be Carriers?

July 11, 2011

Could a healthy horse in one's own backyard be a disease risk for other horses?... Read More


Beta-Agonist Drugs: Effect on Respiratory Function in Horses

July 06, 2011

Horses in intense exercise, such as racing or three-day eventing, need full lung capacity to perform to the to... Read More


Iowa Man Charged in Horse Hair Thefts

July 06, 2011

An Iowa man is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly cutting the tails and manes off horses residing on... Read More


Antibiotic Resistance in Horses: Is There a Problem?

July 04, 2011

Antimicrobial resistance is taking its toll on horses worldwide.... Read More


Compounded Horse Medications: Legal and Ethical Issues

June 01, 2011

Compounded or customized medications are important in horse care, but aren't always of high quality or legal.... Read More


KEDRC Involved in Race-Day Medication Issue

May 27, 2011

The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council (KEDRC), citing its statutory mission, will be involved in the horse... Read More


New Antibiotic Susceptibility Method Available Through UKVDL

May 26, 2011

The University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) recently announced the availability of a ... Read More