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On Springtime Setbacks

April 09, 2017

When was the last time you experienced a setback despite good horse care?... Read More

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Readers Expect Feed, Hay to be Biggest Expense This Year

April 04, 2017

Of the 832 poll respondents, 285 (34%) say feed and hay will be their most expensive equine-related purchase this year.... Read More

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Help, My Horse Was Exposed to EHV!

March 29, 2017

Now what? Internal medicine specialist Dr. Stephen Reed offers advice. ... Read More

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2016 BEVA Congress Wrap Up

March 27, 2017

Read highlights from the British Equine Veterinary Association Congress.... Read More

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Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

March 23, 2017

Use this four-step plan to keep equine infectious diseases in check.... Read More

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The Devil is in the Details

March 20, 2017

What equine biosecurity methods do you use around your horse farm or facility? ... Read More

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Evaluating Neonatal Foals and Post-Partum Mares at Foal-Heat

March 12, 2017

Have a vet ensure your foal is developing well and your mare is ready for her next mating at her foal heat.... Read More

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What Should I Expect From a Veterinary Visit?

March 08, 2017

I am looking for general information regarding my vet and horse care. What should I expect from my vet?... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Q&A

March 07, 2017

Confused by the various vaccine types, schedules, and administration routes for horses? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Disease Surveillance Using GIS and Scan Statistics

February 28, 2017

Jacqueline Smith, PhD, explains how geographic information systems can help monitor and even predict disease outbreaks.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Colic Surgery

February 28, 2017

Many respondents said they'd have to consider the possible outcomes before sending a horse to colic surgery.... Read More

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2016 AAEP Convention Wrap-Up

February 22, 2017

Read our in-depth coverage of topics from the 2016 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention in Orlando.... Read More

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Time to Thrive: Neonatal Health Concerns

February 14, 2017

A look at health risks and survival rates among equine neonates.... Read More

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A Vet's Perspective on Equine Insurance

February 09, 2017

A veterinarian explains the benefits of insurance and what to expect from your policy.... Read More

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A Valid Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship

February 07, 2017

How have you seen the veterinarian-client-patient relationship (VCPR) at work in your barn?... Read More

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Addressing Old Racing Injuries in Prepurchase Exams

February 01, 2017

How do I explain a retired racehorse's previous injury to a potential buyer?... Read More

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The UK Genetic Testing and Research Lab

January 31, 2017

Learn about equine genetic testing available from the University of Kentucky from Kathryn Graves, PhD.... Read More

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Poll Recap: A Trip to the Vet

January 31, 2017

Of the 1,008 respondents, 318 (32%) said their horses are located 10 miles or less away from their equine vet clinic.... Read More

Comparing parts left-to-right is key to interpreting images, with the horse as its own control.

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Equine Thermography

January 30, 2017

Thermography is a noninvasive, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic imaging tool used in equine health care.... Read More

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Breeding Mares That Don't Show Signs of 'Heat'

January 26, 2017

Some mares are "quiet" when in estrus, making them more difficult to breed. Dr. Ryan Ferris of CSU offers advice.... Read More

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Poll Recap: University Teaching Hospitals

January 24, 2017

Of the 516 respondents, 302 (59%) said they have taken their horse to a university veterinary teaching hospital. ... Read More

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Life After Laminitis

January 18, 2017

Your laminitis survivor's true prognosis depends on how you mange him after the worst is over.... Read More

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USDA Releases First Report From Equine 2015 Study

January 11, 2017

The study was designed to give industry members and animal health officials insights on the U.S. equine population.... Read More

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Should I Consult a Vet Before Supplementing My Horses?

December 28, 2016

Drs. Ashlee Watts and Clair Thunes offer reasons why your vet should be involved in supplement selection.... Read More

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12 Facts About Diagnosing Distal Leg Lameness in Horses

December 14, 2016

Veterinarians use imaging technologies to evaluate, diagnose, and ultimately treat lameness in the lower leg and foot.... Read More