Other Veterinary Technologies

Amanda Adams and two of her aged research subjects.


UK Researcher Studying "Easy-Keeper" Horses

April 06, 2012

Adams hopes to better understand why EMS occurs and to find a safe and effective way to treat the disease.... Read More


Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Horses

April 01, 2012

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy might benefit horses with certain injuries or illnesses; more research is needed.... Read More


Alternative Treatment for "Roaring" in Horses (AAEP 2011)

March 29, 2012

Researchers recently assessed the feasibility of functional electrical stimulation in roarers.... Read More


Treating Equine Upper Respiratory Tract Ailments (AAEP 2011)

March 26, 2012

A horse in respiratory distress or displaying other signs of airway ailments warrants a call to a veterinarian... Read More


Applications for AAEP Foundation Funding Due May 1

March 26, 2012

Priority emphasis will be given to applications that have the most impact on horse health and welfare.... Read More

Images taken at 24 and 72 hours post-injection in the digital flexor tendon sheath showed a significantly increased amount of synovial fluid than the pre-injection images, which could be interpreted as joint swelling.


Local Anesthesia's Effect on MRIs of Horse Feet (AAEP 2011)

March 17, 2012

Researchers recently examined whether diagnostic anesthesia could skew the results of equine foot MRIs.... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club Funds 2012 Veterinary Research Projects

March 16, 2012

Research topics include foal pneumonia, laminitis, vitamin D's role in immunity, and stem cell therapy. ... Read More


Improved Test for Equine Ovarian Tumor Diagnosis (AAEP 2011)

March 14, 2012

A recent study showed anti-Mullerian hormone levels is a useful test for detecting granulosa cell tumors.... Read More


A Blood Test to Detect Equine IAD?

March 13, 2012

One researcher said equine IAD is associated with an increase in surfactant protein D blood levels.... Read More


Standing RLP in Horses Safe, Effective (AAEP 2011)

March 11, 2012

Regional limb perfusion can be performed safely, effectively, and comfortably without general anesthesia.... Read More


New Test for Horses with Retained Testicles (AAEP 2011)

March 09, 2012

The team measured anti-Mullerian hormone in the blood to successfully diagnose chryptorchidism.... Read More


In Depth: Evaluating the Upper Respiratory Tract (AAEP 2011)

March 06, 2012

Veterinarians have fine-tuned numerous methods for evaluating the upper respiratory tract for abnormalities.... Read More


Supporting Limb Laminitis in Casted Horses (AAEP 2011)

March 04, 2012

Study horses treated with full-limb casts had a fivefold greater risk of developing laminitis.... Read More


Intravenous PBZ Dosing in Horses (AAEP 2011)

February 29, 2012

One researcher concluded that when dosing PBZ in the horse, "More is not better. Less is less effective."... Read More


Suture Techniques for Intestines Compared (AAEP 2011)

February 27, 2012

The Lembert single layer pattern is faster, stronger, and less likely to impede the intestinal flow.... Read More


Steps Taken to Classify Seizures in Horses

February 24, 2012

Compared to what's known about seizures in other species, there's surprisingly little data on equine seizures.... Read More


The State of Stem Cells for Equine Joint Disease (AAEP 2011)

February 23, 2012

Successful treatment depends largely on the types of cases the veterinarian selects, said one researcher.... Read More


International Panel Identifies Priorities for Colic Research

February 18, 2012

The panel's report identified future research priorities for the study of equine colic.... Read More


Recombinant Hormones Make Mares Cycle in Winter (AAEP 2011)

February 17, 2012

Researchers reported success with inducing ovulation in winter anestrous mares via a new hormone therapy.... Read More


Quarter Horse Genome Sequenced

February 17, 2012

Researchers recently finished sequencing the genome of an 18-year-old Quarter Horse mare called Sugar.... Read More


Fight Against Equine Infectious Disease Helped by EFC

February 16, 2012

The Equine Foundation of Canada (EFC) donated funds for the purchase of advanced scientific equipment.... Read More


Samples Sought For Donkey Besnoitiosis Research

February 16, 2012

Further investigations are needed to better understand disease transmission, treatment, and prevention.... Read More


Top Medicine Studies of 2011 (AAEP 2011)

February 15, 2012

A wrap-up of the most important, interesting, or applicable studies to equine medicine from Dr. Steve Reed.... Read More


Hagyard to Review Hyperbaric Chamber Safety

February 14, 2012

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute has shut down its hyperbaric oxygen chamber "until further notice."... Read More


Ambulatory (Mobile Veterinary) Horse Care (AAEP 2011)

February 13, 2012

Dr. Harry Werner discusses ambulatory, or mobile, veterinary care of horses at the 2011 AAEP Convention.... Read More