Clyde Johnson, VMD

J. Clyde Johnson, VMD, is a past president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

Articles by J. Clyde Johnson

Get Involved: Terrorism and Horse Ownership

Equids have lived their whole historic, genetic lives with terror as a part of their natural existance. Horses have a normal, immediate reaction to danger that manifests itself as "flight or fight." In their world, safety is being out of the are Read More

Pin Firing

I am about to purchase a gelding who is off the track. I notice he has lines of scars on his cannons that the owner says are from "pin firing." What is pin firing, what is its purpose, and how often is it performed? Is there any long-term Read More

Why It's Important to Get Involved in Government

What do you mean I can't keep my horse in a barn next to my house?
Why can't we get the medicine for my horse that we used last year?
Nobody is going to tell me how to Read More