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Applications Being Accepted for Free Vaccines Through UHVRC

January 12, 2012

The deadline for spring vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) is Feb. 1.... Read More

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Gelding Clinic to be Held in Kentucky March 10

January 03, 2012

The Kentucky Horse Park (KHP), located in Lexington, Ky., will play host to a free gelding clinic on March 10.... Read More

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Dysphagia in Horses Difficult to Diagnose

January 02, 2012

There are more than 100 possible causes for dysphagia--the inability to swallow--in horses.... Read More

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Top 5 Horse Health Resolutions to Keep in 2012

January 01, 2012

Find out if your horse health resolutions made TheHorse.com's top five New Year's resolutions.... Read More

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One-Sided Runny Nose: Is Sinusitis to Blame?

December 28, 2011

Though there are many causes of runny noses in horses, one-sided nasal discharge is often caused by sinusitis.... Read More

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Prepurchase Examination Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 28, 2011

The main topic discussed was the importance of open communication between the veterinarian and the purchaser.... Read More

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Support Strategies in Chronic Laminitis Cases

December 26, 2011

One veterinarian says designing a specific strategy that addresses all the needs of an affected foot is key.... Read More

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2011 WEVA Congress a Success

December 25, 2011

Equine welfare was one of the themes of the 12th Congress, held Nov. 2-5, 2011, in Hyderabad, India.... Read More

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Horse Physiology Knowledge Helps Protect Animal Health

December 23, 2011

Owners have a better chance of detecting disease and stress in a horse if they're familiar with what's normal.... Read More

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Challenges in Hydrating and Balancing Equine Electrolytes

December 21, 2011

Horses do not have the same drive to drink while competing as humans, one researcher explained.... Read More

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Drug Combo Could Improve Safety of Equine Anesthesia

December 20, 2011

A combination of guiafenesin and propofol reduced adverse reactions that occur when propofol is used alone.... Read More

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Laminitis Prevention and Intervention in Hospitalized Horses

December 19, 2011

Hospitalized horses are at an increased risk for developing laminitis as a complication of injury or illness.... Read More

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Practical Tips for Managing Obese Horses and Ponies

December 18, 2011

The ideal way to manage an obese horse or pony is to prevent it from becoming obese in the first place.... Read More

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WCVM to Host Horse Health Education Day for Young Riders

December 14, 2011

Pony Club and 4-H members will learn about horse health care, equine veterinary medicine, and horse husbandry.... Read More

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Cold Weather Horse Care Tips

December 14, 2011

By following these tips you can help keep your horse healthy all winter.... Read More

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Pfizer Introduces Equine Wellness Management Service

December 12, 2011

Through the service practices can offer online access to horse health and wellness information.... Read More

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Milne Lecture on Epidemiology (AAEP 2011)

December 02, 2011

Learn how vets and horse owners can more critically and accurately evaluate horse health information.... Read More

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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

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A Kick to the Throat

December 01, 2011

My horse got kicked in the lower throat area (esophagus) a while ago. Lately his breathing has been vigorous... Read More

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Low-Dose Corticosteroids for Treating Acute Laminitis

November 28, 2011

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

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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

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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

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Horse Health Lecture Series Schedule Announced

November 25, 2011

Topics include foaling emergencies, equine strangles, hind limb lameness, and diagnosing neurologic horses.... Read More

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Lecture on Causes of Collapse in the Horse Scheduled

November 15, 2011

On Dec. 6, the New Bolton Center will present "The Collapsing Horse: When it's the Heart and When it's Not."... Read More

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Five and 60-Second Flexion Tests Yield Similar Results

November 13, 2011

The researchers found that hock flexion for five and 60 second yielded similar results in flexion tests.... Read More