AAEP Convention


Equine Vets Will Make a Splash at 2016 AAEP Convention

September 12, 2016

The AAEP's 62nd Annual Convention and Trade Show will convene Dec. 3-7 in Orlando, Florida.... Read More


The "Problem" Mare: A Challenging Case of Endometritis

June 17, 2016

A reproduction specialist reviews how she successfully managed and impregnated a particularly challenging problem mare.... Read More

Veterinarians in the U.K. generally treat joint injections as surgical procedures.


Autologous Conditioned Serum Composition Evaluated

June 15, 2016

This treatment uses the horse's blood to generate serum enriched with growth factors and anti-inflammatory mediators.... Read More

A stem cell injection using regional limb perfusion.


Regenerative Therapy Trends and Techniques in Horses

May 18, 2016

Veterinarians share their thoughts on stem cells, IRAP, and platelet-rich plasma.... Read More


Study: EPM-Causing Parasites Ubiquitous in U.S. Horses

May 03, 2016

Living where horses don't commonly get diagnosed with EPM doesn't mean your horse isn't at risk. ... Read More


Acyline to Suppress Stallion Testosterone Levels

May 01, 2016

Researchers determined that acyline can reduce stallion testosterone concentrations to as low as those of geldings.... Read More


TMJ Inflammation's Impact on Chewing in Horses

April 30, 2016

Unilateral TMJ inflammation not only affects the way horses chew but also likely creates a certain level of pain. ... Read More


Are TMJ Variations Normal in Horses?

April 28, 2016

Researchers found that "an unexpectedly large number of normal horses" had temporomandibular joint (TMJ) variations.... Read More

Biofilm growing at the liquid/air interface in a test-tube.


Some Nonantibiotics Disrupt Biofilms in Endometritis Cases

April 25, 2016

No single agent reliably disrupted biofilm in all tested bacteria, but several were effective against specific species.... Read More


What's a Pheochromocytoma, and How Do Vets Diagnose It?

April 24, 2016

This hormone-secreting tumor can form in horses' adrenal glands, potentially causing damaging high blood pressure.... Read More


Common Hock Abnormalities Found on MRI

April 24, 2016

Frequent findings included osteoarthritic changes, sclerosis, and mild bone spurs, among others. ... Read More


EHV-1 Prevalence in Horses With Respiratory Disease

April 18, 2016

Submitting blood and nasal secretion samples gives vets the best chance of accurately diagnosing EHV, researchers found.... Read More


Mares Can Get Back in Foal Easily Following Induced Abortion

April 16, 2016

The overall pregnancy rate in this study was 90% and, on average, mares got back in foal about 45 days after abortion.... Read More


The Equitwister: A Simplified Way to Castrate Working Equids

April 15, 2016

This tool is simple, affordable, and results in few complications, one equitarian volunteer reported.... Read More


IDDSP Surgery Type's Impact on Race Performance

April 13, 2016

Racing performance was unaltered regardless of which technique was used to correct soft palate displacement.... Read More


Fluid Therapy: Are We Overdoing It?

April 12, 2016

Researchers found that many horses recovering from colic surgery probably don't require as much water as once thought.... Read More


Placental Blood Flow Changes in Laminitic Pregnant Mares

April 10, 2016

Chronically laminitic mares developed potentially detrimental changes in uterine blood flow during pregnancy.... Read More


Recognizing Klebsiella Pneumonia in Practice

April 10, 2016

Researchers found that bloody nasal discharge was common in horses with Klebsiella pneumonia.... Read More


The Importance of Postmortem Exams on Aborted Fetuses

April 09, 2016

Post-mortem exams are crucial to determine what caused the abortion. Here's what your veterinarian will look for.... Read More

An example of an image taken with an imaging unit and an iPhone followed by counting by the app. Ascarid eggs (red circles) are identified separately from strongyles (blue circles).


How Scientists Count Equine Parasites With a Cell Phone

April 09, 2016

Learn how researchers determined this was possible and what steps went into developing the final product.... Read More


Equine Gait Analysis: Sensor Placement Consistency Crucial

April 06, 2016

Even small deviations in sensor placement can result in an inaccurate hind-limb lameness diagnosis, researchers found.... Read More


A Look at Equine Recurrent Uveitis and Leptospirosis

April 05, 2016

Researchers believe pathogenic forms of Leptospira bacteria are associated with more than 60% of ERU cases.... Read More


Nephrosplenic Entrapment Treatment, Recurrence, and Survival

April 04, 2016

Survival rates were high, and a surgical procedure could help prevent recurrence of this type of colic.... Read More


Tips for Managing Suspensory Disease

April 01, 2016

Suspensory ligament disease, a leading cause of poor performance in horses, can be challenging to manage.... Read More


Veterinarians Reveal Workplace Challenges, Job Satisfaction

March 31, 2016

Surveyed vets emphasized the importance of control and choice to help combat the stress associated with the profession.... Read More