Recent News for Diseases and Conditions

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Study: Not All WNV Vaccines Render Same Immune Response

January 06, 2014

Researchers found that monovalent WNV vaccines produced a titer levels than combination vaccines.... Read More

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Could Stress Cause Gastric Ulcers in Performance Horses?

January 05, 2014

Researchers are studying the ill-defined syndrome of "stress" and its potential role in ulcer development.... Read More

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Purdue to Host 2014 Horseman's Forum on Feb. 8

January 05, 2014

The program includes lectures on feeding senior horses, saddle fitting, moon blindness, bandaging, and more. ... Read More

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University of Wisconsin to Host Equine Nutrition Seminar

January 04, 2014

Presentation topics will include body condition scoring, feeding Cushingoid horses, hay, and more.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Pigeon Fever

January 03, 2014

Veterinarians are reporting increasing numbers of horses being diagnosed with pigeon fever.... Read More

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The Top Horse Health Multimedia Content of 2013

January 03, 2014

Which were the most accessed videos, slideshows, reports, and podcasts in 2013? Here's a list of the top 10. ... Read More

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Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2013

January 03, 2014

Dr. Pat McCue describes the reproduction studies from the past year he deemed most important and useful.... Read More

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UK's Horohov, Page Receive Research Grant

January 02, 2014

Horohov and Page will study Lawsonia intracellularis with their $15,000 grant.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Central North Carolina

December 31, 2013

Several horses have tested positive for neurologic EHV-1, according to the state veterinarian's office.... Read More

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AAEP Researchers Discuss Lyme Disease in Horses

December 30, 2013

Veterinarians agree that more research is needed on Lyme disease in horses.... Read More

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Horse Head Tossing and Teeth

December 30, 2013

What would cause my mare to throw her head up repeatedly when she is ridden?... Read More

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2005 Breeders' Cup Sprint Winner Silver Train Dies

December 30, 2013

Silver Train died from a colic attack Dec. 29 while shuttling to the United States from Brazil. ... Read More

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Can Vaccination Protect Horses from Neurologic EHV-1?

December 30, 2013

One EHV-1 vaccine could have some protective properties against the neurologic form of the virus.... Read More

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Veterinarians Making Progress on National Equine Health Plan

December 29, 2013

The NEHP is designed to aid in equine disease surveillance and to make biosecurity recommendations.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Neonatal Medicine Concerns

December 27, 2013

Attendees discussed "dummy" foals, gastric acid suppressant use, and resuscitating foals, among other topics.... Read More

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Managing Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Racehorses

December 27, 2013

One veterinarian reviews what EIPH does to the horse and how veterinarians currently treat it.... Read More

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2009 Belmont Stakes Winner Summer Bird Dies

December 26, 2013

The 7-year-old son of Birdstone developed colic Dec. 22 and efforts to save him were unsuccessful.... Read More

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Equine Guelph offers Welfare Tips, Colic Risk Assessment

December 22, 2013

As the Guelph’s "Year of Colic Prevent" wraps, it announces 2014 as the year of "Full Circle Responsibility."... Read More

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Researchers Developing Equine Sweet Itch Test

December 20, 2013

Learn about a possible new test for diagnosing insect bite hypersensitivity (summer eczema, sweet itch).... Read More

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Eye Injuries in Horses: Something to Look Out For

December 19, 2013

Equine eye injuries require prompt evaluation in order to start appropriate therapies.... Read More

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Grooming Your Horse: Deep Down Clean

December 19, 2013

Daily grooming gives you a chance to detect and monitor any injuries or other health problems.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Diagnostic Options for EPM

December 18, 2013

Veterinarians discussed a variety of topics relating to EPM diagnosis and prevention.... Read More

Researchers know the flying fox transmits the deadly hendra virus to horses, but the exact method of transmission remains unclear.

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Hendra Virus Survey Highlights Horse Owner Behavior

December 18, 2013

While most see hendra virus as a risk, many are not taking precautions to protect themselves or their horses.... Read More

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USEA Launches Equine Research Initiative

December 17, 2013

The USEA will make a $1.00 dollar per starter assessment to fund research that benefits sport horses.... Read More

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Furosemide-Free BC Juveniles Show Few EIPH Cases

December 17, 2013

Furosemide-free juveniles at the Breeders' Cup had fewer, less severe instances of EIPH than other juveniles.... Read More