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Identification Methods for Horses

June 14, 2015

Permanent, tamper-resistant, and accurate identification of horses provides positive proof of ownership. ... Read More


Equine Navicular Syndrome

March 02, 2015

Navicular syndrome describes chronic forelimb lameness caused by pain stemming from the navicular bone. ... Read More


Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

January 28, 2015

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive modality used to stimulate healing.... Read More


Standing MRI: Use in Diagnosing Equine Lameness

June 16, 2014

Learn about standing MRI and how veterinarians use it to help diagnose equine lameness.... Read More


Prebiotics and Probiotics

May 07, 2014

Prebiotics and probiotics are dietary supplements for horses to help prevent or treat certain illnesses.... Read More


Omega-3 Fatty Acids

March 24, 2014

Not all fats or fatty acids are created equal; some are more beneficial than others for horses.... Read More


Caring for Senior Horses

December 23, 2013

Find out what your elderly horse needs to stay healthy in his golden years. ... Read More


Fescue Toxicosis

November 25, 2013

The fungus that lives inside infected tall fescue can have negative effects on broodmares and their foals.... Read More


Botulism in Horses

June 17, 2013

Botulism is an often-fatal neurologic disease of horses mostly caused by C. botulinum type B.... Read More


Hay Soaking

April 30, 2013

Soaking hay prior to feeding horses can offer many benefits for respiratory, metabolic, and genetic disorders.... Read More

Understanding the basics of how horses breathe.


Equine Respiratory System

March 13, 2013

Equine respiratory system dysfunction is an important cause of exercise intolerance and poor performance.... Read More


Failure of Passive Transfer

February 05, 2013

Failure of passive transfer is the process by which mares pass antibodies on to their foals via the colostrum.... Read More


Heaves in Horses

February 04, 2013

Heaves is a chronic, debilitating problem similar to asthma in humans for horses.... Read More


Rhodococcus equi

February 01, 2013

Rhodococcus equi is well known for its ability to cause severe pneumonia and more in young foals.... Read More


Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

November 08, 2012

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is the most commonly diagnosed neurologic disease in horses.... Read More


Compounding Drugs

May 01, 2012

In equine medicine, no FDA-approved formulation for compounded drugs is licensed for horses.... Read More

West Nile Virus Fact sheet cover.


West Nile Virus (WNV)

April 18, 2012

West Nile Virus (WNV) causes a potentially fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord)... Read More


Gastric Ulcers

February 02, 2012

Diet and management changes as well as some drugs might help prevent gastric ulcer development in horses.... Read More


Stem Cell Therapy

November 17, 2011

Regenerative stem cell therapy is being used to help facilitate tendon and ligament injury healing in horses. ... Read More


Insect Control

October 18, 2011

Reduce your horse farm's insect populations by eliminating breeding areas and using pest control strategies. ... Read More


Common Hoof Problems

October 18, 2011

Horse hooves can be plagued by many problems. Explore common hoof problems and learn how to prevent them. ... Read More


Feeding Performance Horses

October 18, 2011

Review athletic and performance horses' nutritional needs and determine if your feeding program is working.... Read More

EHV-1 Fact Sheet Cover


Equine Herpesvirus-1

June 02, 2011

Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1, rhinopneumonitis) is a highly contagious infection that is widespread. ... Read More


Platelet-Rich Plasma

April 01, 2011

Platelet-rich plasma is a regenerative therapy that can be used to treat horses with tendon/ligament injuries.... Read More

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