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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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Joint Structure and Function

There are three types of equine joints: synovial, fibrous, and cartilaginous

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Tendons and Ligaments

Knowing the structure and function of your horse’s tendons and ligaments can help you keep him healthy.

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Equine Joint Supplements

Get the facts on choosing an equine joint supplement, including a seven-step quality evaluation process.

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Equine Supplements

Supplements, or nutraceuticals, are thought to have some beneficial effects for horses.

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Feeding Geriatric Horses

Aging equines that can’t properly chew or digest their food need special nutritional care.

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Feeding Easy Keepers

The term "easy keepers" refers to horses and ponies that maintain or gain weight on a minimum amount of food.

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Hoof Supplements

Oral supplements might be indicated for horses with dry, cracked, or brittle hooves.

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Vitamins and Minerals

They represent only a tiny portion of your horse’s feed intake, but they pack a nutritional wallop.

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Equine Arthritis

Equine arthritis refers to an inflammation of the joint, and there are four different types.

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Equine Joint Injections

Equine joint injections can help veterinarians diagnose lameness or medicate a horse's painful joint.

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Equine Lameness

Get the facts on lameness in horses, from causes to diagnosis, treatment, and future prognosis.

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Pain Management

Using pain management for horses is important to ensure no horse experiences pain unnecessarily.

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Ultrasonography for Horses

Equine practitioners use ultrasound machines to help diagnose a number of physical abnormalities.

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Composting

Composting is an economical and efficient method for managing equine manure. Learn more with this free report.

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Deworming

A general guide to deworming your horse, including common parasites, dewormer options and proper scheduling.

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Identification Methods for Horses

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

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Cloning Horses and Other Equids

In the equine world, cloning refers to the production of a foal that has the exact same DNA as the donor horse

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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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Horse Identification

Keep track of your horse's distinguishing characteristics and all emergency information in this one-page form.

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Endometritis in Mares

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

Special Report

Beat Botulism

Botulism is largely avoidable, but if your horse encounters it, immediate ve

Convention Report

Neurology

Coverage of equine neurology topics at the 2010 American Association for Equine Practitioners Convention.

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