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Equine Upper Airway

Understand the structure and function of the equine upper respiratory system to understand horses' breathing.

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Cardiology: The Equine Heart

Cardiac disease is one of the most common causes of "poor performance" in athletic horses.

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Tying-up in Horses

Tying-up, also known as azoturia, set fast, or Monday morning disease, is a common equine muscle disease.

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Equine metabolic syndrome typically effects easy keeper horses and is a metabolic and hormonal disorder.

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Colic in Horses

Colic is a catch-all phrase in horses that means they have mild or severe discomfort in their abdomens.

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Equine Strangles is a highly contagious and debilitating equine disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus

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Equine Rabies

Equine rabies is a life-threatening neurologic disease that progress rapidly. Do you know how to prevent it?

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Influenza in Horses

Equine influenza is a highly contagious upper-respiratory infection caused by strains of influenza A.

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The Horse's Digestive System

The horse's digestive system is large, complex, and functions like a factory, yet it is exceedingly delicate.

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Equine Cushing's Disease

Know the facts of Equine Cushing's, a hormonal disease in horses often linked to a pituitary gland tumor.

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Thrush is a common equine foot infection that can affect the frog, sole, white line, and sensitive tissues.

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Anhidrosis in Horses

Anhidrosis: About 5-10% of horses are unable to sweat, which means they do not perform well as athletes.

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Wound Care for Horses

An overview of wound care for horses, including a checklist for your first aid kit and when to call the vet.

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Endometritis in Mares

Inflammation of the inner uterus lining (endometrium) can cause subfertility or infertility.

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Contagious Equine Metritis

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) is a highly contagious venereal (sexually transmitted) disease of horses.

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