Veterinary Practice

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Treating Suspensory Injuries with Fetlock Support Shoes

May 14, 2014

Veterinarians determined that the fetlock support shoe could be helpful in treating suspensory desmopathy.... Read More

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Examining Eye Issues in Silver Dapple Horses

May 13, 2014

Researchers found that ultrasound is a practical tool for investigating MCOA in silver dapple horses.... Read More

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Study: Owners Might be Missing Equine Welfare Issues

May 12, 2014

French researchers recently observed that many people are missing signs of poor welfare in their horses.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Managing Endocrine Disorders in Senior Horses

May 11, 2014

By screening all older horses for these disorders, vets can identify problems quickly and implement treatment.... Read More

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Bornavirus Antibodies Detected in Horses in Iceland

May 10, 2014

This marks the first time veterinarians have identified antibodies against bornavirus in horses in Iceland.... Read More

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Do Horses Select Feed based on Macronutrient Needs?

May 09, 2014

Scientists evaluated if horses can select a nutrient-rich feed if their diet is deficient in that substance.... Read More

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Recycling Tips for Equine Veterinary Practices

May 08, 2014

One equine practitioner shares tips on how veterinary practices and horse farms can "go green."... Read More

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Researchers Test 'Composite Pain Scale' for Horses

May 06, 2014

The scale includes common behaviors often seen in horses suffering from abdominal or musculoskeletal pain.... Read More

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Equine WNV Spread across Central Europe Investigated

May 04, 2014

Conditions, such as flooding and high temperatures, could contribute to WNV's spread, one researcher says.... Read More

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Study: Tongue Ties Appear to Benefit Racehorses

May 03, 2014

Researchers say that if they're applied correctly, tongue ties don't appear to cause horses stress or pain.... Read More

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Does Breeding Impact Stallions' Performance Under Saddle?

May 01, 2014

Researchers confirmed that collecting semen from riding stallions has no negative effect on performance.... Read More

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Researchers Study SDF Tendonitis in Cutting Horses

April 30, 2014

Researchers found that 82% of affected cutting horses returned to their previous level of work.... Read More

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Study: Antibiotics in Extenders can Prevent CEM Transmission

April 25, 2014

Researchers tested if antibiotics in semen extender could inhibit the growth of CEM's causative bacteria.... Read More

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Surgically Treating 'Kissing Spines' in the Standing Horse

April 23, 2014

The team found that the standing procedure yielded similar results to surgery done under general anesthesia. ... Read More

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Could ICSI Donor Mares Serve as their Own Embryo Recipients?

April 22, 2014

This technique, which a team of scientists recently found to be successful, could make ICSI more affordable.... Read More

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Researchers Digging Deeper into African Horse Sickness

April 20, 2014

Scientists are turning to a genetic level of understanding and fighting African horse sickness.... Read More

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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

Equine clinicians and veterinary students at the CSU Equine Hospital, within the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, use ultrasound to evaluate a patient for lameness. CSU clinical services for horses are provided through Equine Medicine and Surgery, Equine Field Service, Equine Sports Medicine, the Equine Reproduction Laboratory, and the Orthopaedic Research Center.

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Tour: CSU Equine Veterinary Programs

March 12, 2014

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Colorado State University's equine veterinary programs.... 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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I Love My Veterinarian Because...

February 27, 2014

Why do you love your vet? ... Read More

Dr. Janean Fidel and Radiology Technician Rob Huston position a horse on WSU's linear accelerator in preparation for treating a mass with radiation therapy.

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Tour: Washington State University's Vet School

February 26, 2014

Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine offers equine research and clinical care.... Read More

The University of California, Davis, (UC Davis) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital’s (VMTH) equine facilities include a 50-stall barn, a 10-stall intensive care unit (ICU), a neonatal ICU, and an infectious disease ICU that is isolated from the main facilities to prevent the spread of infection. The hospital also houses several examination and surgery rooms.

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Tour: UC Davis' Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

February 19, 2014

Here's a look into the equine health and research programs at the University of California, Davis.... Read More