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Melanomas in Horses

January 24, 2014

Dr. Martha Mallicote shares facts about melanomas, including the prevalence of these tumors in gray horses.... Read More

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Equine Multisystemic Eosinophilic Epitheliotrophic Disease

January 13, 2014

This rare, chronic wasting disease is characterized by development of granulomas in numerous organs. ... Read More

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Understanding Scratches

January 13, 2014

Horses in excessively wet or muddy environments are at greater risk of getting scratches.... Read More

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The Top Horse Health Multimedia Content of 2013

January 03, 2014

Which were the most accessed videos, slideshows, reports, and podcasts in 2013? Here's a list of the top 10. ... Read More

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Researchers Developing Equine Sweet Itch Test

December 20, 2013

Learn about a possible new test for diagnosing insect bite hypersensitivity (summer eczema, sweet itch).... Read More

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Grooming Your Horse: Deep Down Clean

December 19, 2013

Daily grooming gives you a chance to detect and monitor any injuries or other health problems.... Read More

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Dealing with Burns on Horses

November 28, 2013

A burn requires careful treatment to prevent complications, regardless of severity.... Read More

Paco waits patiently while Drs. John Robertson and J. Michael Cissell use a cutting-edge procedure to treat a sarcoid at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Vets Testing Cutting-Edge Sarcoid Treatment for Horses

November 12, 2013

The treatment, called H-FIRE, delivers a short burst of electricity into specific places in the tumor.... Read More

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Grooming For Health

November 11, 2013

Your daily grooming regime requires commitment. Its rewards are your horse's continued well-being and comfort.... Read More

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Watch for Summer Sores in Horses

October 30, 2013

Persistent summer sores are extremely bothersome, slow to heal, and can prevent horses from training. ... Read More

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Help Your Favorite Animal Nonprofit Win Skin Care Products

August 29, 2013

Vote for your favorite animal nonprofit organization to win a year's supply of wound and skin care products. ... Read More

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Equine Pastern Dermatitis: A Pathologist's Perspective

August 01, 2013

A correct and early diagnosis can greatly expedite pastern dermatitis' resolution.... Read More

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Researchers Developing Immunotherapeutic IBH Treatment

May 03, 2013

Veterinarians might soon have a new "tool" to help treat equine insect bite hypersensitivity: clones.... Read More

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Researchers Review Equine Sarcoidosis Cases

March 21, 2013

Seek a sarcoidosis diagnosis before starting treatments that might be useless or painful for your horse.... Read More

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Unusual Spots

March 12, 2013

Our mare has suddenly developed white spots all over her body with no apparent cause. What would cause this?... Read More

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AAEP 2012: Sarcoids and Tumors

December 07, 2012

Dr. Kelly Farnsworth discusses treating sarcoids, melanomas, and squamous cell carcinomas in horses.... Read More

Dr. Sarah Reuss and Dr. Jim Wellehan inspect the ear of a healthy horse.

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UF Veterinarians Laud Equine Leishmaniasis Awareness

November 21, 2012

Veterinarians say the identification of the parasite in a Florida horse is cause for increased vigilance.... Read More

This horse's burned skin later sloughed off as part of the natural healing process.

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Burn Injuries in Horses

October 31, 2012

R. Reid Hanson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, ACVECC, discusses the treatment of burn injuries in horses.... Read More

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Gouges and Gashes: Horse Wounds

July 01, 2012

A number of factors can enhance or derail wound healing.... Read More

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Post-Body Clipping Hives

June 01, 2012

Can clipping horses' body hair off for the winter cause hives? And are there any remedies?... Read More

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Equine Sarcoids Chromosomal Regions Identified

May 22, 2012

A team of researchers has successfully located chromosomal regions associated with equine sarcoids.... Read More

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Common Equine Skin Conditions

May 17, 2012

Discussion of fungi, bacteria, and viruses to allergens, insects, and who-knows-what.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Common Equine Skin Conditions

May 07, 2012

Veterinarians will answer your questions on common equine skin conditions live on May 17 at 8:00 p.m. EDT.... Read More

Hosing your horse off with cold water is a good way to help them stay cool in the hot summer months.

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Seasonal Skin Conditions Part 1: Spring Skin Woes

May 01, 2012

Horses are at risk for season-related skin problems stemming from insects, allergies, and bacteria.... Read More

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Evidence-Based Equine Sarcoid Treatments Reviewed

April 19, 2012

Despite the numerous sarcoid treatment choices available, no modality is 100% effective in producing a cure.... Read More