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Genetic Conditions by Body System

October 13, 2014

This report includes genetic diseases known to affect horses and which breeds are most susceptible.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Jennifer Janes

July 26, 2014

Janes' research has focused on the roles of orthopedic pathology and genetic determinants in wobbler syndrome.... Read More

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Seattle Slew's Senior Surgeries

June 03, 2014

Seattle Slew made headlines as a senior horse when he underwent two major neck surgeries in the early 2000s.... Read More

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Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More

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Detecting Upper Body Issues

January 16, 2014

Learn about less common but more difficult to diagnose upper body lamenesses. ... Read More

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Study: Some Wobbler-Affected Thoroughbreds Can Race

July 13, 2013

Some Thoroughbreds with mild clinical signs of wobbler syndrome eventually made it to the racetrack.... Read More

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Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More

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What's Behind Wobbler Syndrome?

April 30, 2013

Researchers still have questions about wobbler syndrome's etiology and pathogenesis. ... Read More

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Wobbler Syndrome in Older Horses

March 28, 2013

One vet says to consider wobbler syndrome as a diagnosis for aged horses with neurologic signs and neck pain.... Read More

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Triaging Acute Equine Neurologic Emergencies

March 19, 2013

One veterinarian reviewed the steps in triaging acute equine neurologic emergencies in the field.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More

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UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 04, 2012

The programs will highlight industry research findings, reproduction topics, and horse management issues.... Read More

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Wobbler Syndrome: An Increasingly Recognized Problem

November 25, 2012

Many wobbler cases can be managed successfully thanks to increased appreciation by owners and veterinarians.... Read More

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MRI to Detect Wobbler Syndrome? (AAEP 2011)

March 12, 2012

Researchers found that MRI more accurately identified compression in CSM horses compared to radiographs.... Read More

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Cervical Stabilization and S. Neurona Horse Courses Archived

January 04, 2012

The newest Horse Courses were filmed at the 2011 Advances in Equine Neurological Disease Symposium.... Read More

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Neurological Disease Mini Symposium: S. Neurona and EPM

December 30, 2011

An in-depth discussion of the protozoan parasite S. neurona and EPM, which it causes.... Read More

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Neurological Disease Mini Symposium: Cervical Stabilization

December 25, 2011

Surgical cervical stabilization for treatment of wobbler syndrome discussed, as well at post-operative rehab.... Read More

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Advances in Equine Neurological Disease Symposium a Success

December 16, 2011

Featured topics included equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, wobbler syndrome, and neurologic herpesvirus.... Read More

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Rutgers ESC Announces 2012 Spirit of the Horse Award Winner

December 10, 2011

Liz Durkin sponsored R.U. Levi, a Wobbler syndrome-afflicted Mustang who now serves as a teaching horse.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stallion Jet Master Dead

November 18, 2011

Champion South African Thoroughbred racing sire Jet Master died Tuesday from complications from surgery.... Read More

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What's Up with Wobblers?

November 01, 2011

Wobbler syndrome is no longer a death sentence for horses if detected and managed early.... Read More

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Wobbler Syndrome in Horses: An Overview

August 06, 2011

Horses affected by wobbler syndrome have sustained spinal cord damage that leads to ataxia (incoordination). ... Read More

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Neurologist Joins the Faculty at New Bolton Center

July 28, 2011

Neurologist Amy Johnson, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, was recently appointed to the faculty of New Bolton Center.... Read More

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Wobbler Syndrome in Thoroughbreds: Racing Prognosis Examined

July 09, 2011

In some cases, Thoroughbreds diagnosed and treated for wobbler syndrome using conservative therapy can recover... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation Funds Wobbler Research

May 23, 2011

The study "Orthopedic and Genetic Roles in Wobbler Syndrome" is being carried out at the Gluck Equine Research... Read More