Working With a Veterinarian

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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 21, 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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Seeking Relief: Current Directions in Equine Pain Management

January 17, 2017

Learn what veterinarians are doing to improve how they control equine pain.... 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

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Poll Recap: Visits From the Vet

December 13, 2016

Of the 682 respondents, 221 (32%) said their veterinarians see their horses twice a year. ... Read More

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Where We Stand With Shivers

December 09, 2016

Learn the latest about this puzzling neuromuscular disease. ... Read More

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Wednesday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2016

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on PSSM, laminitis studies, equine tongue tumors, and more!... Read More

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From Hoof Testers to MRI

November 30, 2016

Take a look at the evolution of diagnosing distal limb lameness in sport horse practice with Dr. Brendan Furlong.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Paying for Horse Health Care

November 29, 2016

Of the 743 respondents, 324 (44%) use cash from their savings or emergency funds to pay for their horses' health care.... Read More

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Managing Equine Arthritis on a Budget

November 25, 2016

Veterinarians can keep diagnostic costs lower by using as much information from routine tests as possible.... Read More

During a neurologic exam, the practitioner might test the horse's proprioception by placing his feet in unusual positions and observing how the horse places his limbs during movement.

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Neurologic or Lame?

November 23, 2016

Gait-altering conditions such as EPM, and wobbler syndrome can be tricky to spot and difficult to diagnose.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Fall Vaccine Boosters

November 22, 2016

Of the 412 respondents, 193 (47%) said their horses received boosters for equine herpesvirus and influenza this fall.... Read More