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Veterinary Mobility Bill Moves to Full House

April 10, 2014

The bill would allow veterinarians to transport to and dispense controlled substances at treatment sites.... Read More

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Will My Horse Survive Colic Surgery?

April 03, 2014

There are no easy answers when it comes to colic surgery, just as there are no easy decisions.... Read More

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Buck Brannaman on Horse Herd Behavior and Yielding Softly

March 14, 2014

Brannaman said owners need to train their horses to yield softly to their humans--including veterinarians.... Read More

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Equine Massage Therapists Sue Arizona Vet Board

March 06, 2014

The therapists claim the veterinary medical examining board is violating their right to earn a living.... Read More

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Anesthetizing Horses in the Field for an Hour or More

March 05, 2014

Learn how veterinarians safely anesthetize horses in the field for 60 minutes or longer.... Read More

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Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More

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Best Practices for 20 Minutes of Equine Field Anesthesia

February 04, 2014

Short-term anesthesia for procedures lasting fewer than 20 minutes is common field work in equine medicine.... Read More

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CE Credit Offered for Equine Digital Best Practices Webinar

January 26, 2014

One hour of credit is available for veterinarians, vet techs, and administrators attending the webinar.... Read More

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Melanoma Implications in Prepurchase Exams

January 12, 2014

When in their early stages, melanomas are small and can seem insignificant, but many are extremely invasive.... Read More

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Senate Okays Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act

January 10, 2014

Mobile veterinarians are one step closer to better protection from federal drug prosecution.... Read More

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QUT Seeking Participation for 2014 Laminitis Study

January 08, 2014

Researchers are seeking veterinarians from around the world to participate in a laminitis study in 2014.... Read More

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NSW Supreme Court Grants Injunction to Racing Veterinarians

December 27, 2013

The vets sought a delay in the start of a plan to license veterinarians treating racehorses in training. ... Read More

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Veterinarian-Farrier Team Key to Managing Laminitic Horses

December 10, 2013

Both individuals' expertise is needed to rehab and maintain these horses' feet for the best possible outcome.... Read More

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Cornell to Operate Ruffian Equine Specialists Hospital

December 04, 2013

Cornell has signed a lease-buy for the former Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located near Belmont Park. ... Read More

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Year by Year, Tooth by Tooth

December 03, 2013

There are many elements that must remain within a normal range in order for a horse's mouth to stay healthy.... Read More

Photo Courtesy of Animal Health Trust - for use in Making Strides July 2013 issue

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Making Great Strides

October 29, 2013

The Animal Health Trust orthopedics team performs cutting-edge research of equine anatomy and function. ... Read More

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Vet Tech Week Celebrates Your Vet's Partner in Health Care

October 16, 2013

The AVMA reminds everyone how important veterinary technicians are to the veterinary health care team. ... Read More

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What is an Equine Vet Tech?

October 14, 2013

In honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, here's some information about vets' right-hand men and women.... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Equine Hematology Parameters

October 13, 2013

Researchers believe variables such as breed and geographic location might impact horses' blood test results.... Read More

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Commentary: Horse Health Research Helps Vets, Owners

October 02, 2013

Every step on the way to taking better care of horses is a direct result of research. ... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Survey's Horse Health Implications

September 10, 2013

The Kentucky Equine Survey results open the door for new health surveillance and disease mitigating measures.... Read More

A horse patient completes an underwater treadmill therapy session in the new Equine Performance and Rehabilitation Center at the University of Tennessee's Veterinary Medical Center, in Knoxville.

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University of Tennessee Hosts Equine Facility Grand Opening

August 29, 2013

The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening of the University of Tennessee's new equine facilities. ... Read More

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Bill would Protect Mobile Vet Practices from Drug Charges

April 24, 2013

Vets who make farm calls to treat horses currently risk prosecution under the Controlled Substances Act.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Veterinary Medicine Regulation Issues Described (AAEP 2012)

March 30, 2013

As a licensed profession, veterinary medicine is subject to regulation at the state government level.... Read More