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Annual Dental Exams Important for Horse Health

Going to the dentist annually is not only necessary for humans; it is an important part of equine health. Annual dental exams are extremely important for horses young and old to help ensure the animals comfort and performance.

Cleet Griffin, Read More

Texas A&M Vet Hospital Adding Imaging and Cancer Center

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences will be adding a veterinary imaging and cancer treatment center. Read More

Buying a Horse: Tips for First-Time Owners

It might be just one horsepower, but before riding off into the sunset on that new horse you've just purchased, make sure you know what you are getting.

Michael Martin, DVM, equine field service clinician at Texas A&M University's Read More

Alfalfa Might Buffer Gastric Acid Production, Prevent Ulcers

Feeding grain, confinement, exercise, and overall environmental stress factors are thought to cause ulcers, he said. It's commonly thought that horses turned out on pastures are better off than those that are confined. However, if grass hay is the on Read More

Texas A&M Equine Research Provides Insight on Racing Injuries

Research at Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary and Biomedical Medicine is focused on reducing injuries such as that which befell Barbaro--and some that aren't quite so apparent.

"There's a lot of concern about racing injuries, Read More