Recent News for Diseases and Conditions

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

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Number of VS Quarantines in Colorado Dropping

November 17, 2014

Forty-three Colorado premises remain under quarantine after animals tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Riding School Horse Health

November 17, 2014

Lack of pasture time and advancing age were the prime culprits behind lesson horse health problems.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Dogs at Event Facilities

November 15, 2014

Dogs can pose horse health risks in some cases. Consider these tips before bringing your pup along to your next event.... Read More

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Infographic: Healthy Coats

November 14, 2014

A glossy hair coat is a sure sign of horse health. Discover the steps to creating the ultimate coat in our visual guide.... Read More

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Senior Horse Feed: Not Just for Seniors

November 13, 2014

Here are five situations when a senior feed could benefit a horse, regardless of age.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

November 12, 2014

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More

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Surgical Technique Prevents Large Colon Entrapment

November 11, 2014

The minimally invasive procedure can help prevent large colon entrapment recurrence, new research shows.... Read More

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Does Your Sport Horse Have a Huge Heart? He Might!

November 11, 2014

Often called the "athlete's heart," an enlarged heart in a horse is frequently accompanied by murmurs and arrhythmias.... Read More

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Feeding in Drought Conditions

November 10, 2014

Prepare for drought long before pastures wither and hay supplies dwindle.... Read More

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Firms get FDA Warning About Equine Ulcer Products

November 07, 2014

Three companies have received warning letters for marketing equine ulcer products without the FDA's approval.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Remain in Colorado

November 07, 2014

Fifty-one Colorado premises remain under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for vesicular stomatitis.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Bonneville County, Idaho

November 06, 2014

Two horses were euthanized after exhibiting neurologic signs; one of those tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More

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TAHC to Test Brooks County Equids for Piroplasmosis

November 05, 2014

Officials designated Brooks County as high-risk for equine piroplasmosis exposure and will begin testing on Nov. 14.... Read More

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Colic: What Should I Do Until the Vet Gets Here?

November 04, 2014

An equine critical care specialist shares advice for dealing with a colic while waiting for your vet.... Read More

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Connecting the Dots: Recurrent Uveitis and Appaloosa Horses

November 04, 2014

Researchers found that markers on two chromosomes are associated with the risk of insidious equine recurrent uveitis.... Read More

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Kansas State to Host Equine Clinic on Nov. 8

November 03, 2014

Presentation topics will include senior horse dental problems, feeding horses, behavior, farriery, and more.... Read More

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Increase in Atypical Myopathy Cases Prompts Warning

November 02, 2014

Atypical myopathy is a highly fatal muscle disease caused by hypoglycin A, a toxin found in sycamore maple seeds.... Read More

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More than 50 Colorado Premises Remain Quarantined for VS

October 31, 2014

Nearly 300 previously affected premises in that state have been released from quarantine.... Read More

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Infographic: Understanding Endotoxemia

October 31, 2014

Endotoxemia is a serious condition with a range of causes, including retained placentas, colic, and skin infections.... Read More

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How to Care for Aging Equids' Teeth

October 31, 2014

Learn what dental problems veterinarians manage in senior horses and how owners can help monitor them.... Read More

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Why Does a Horse Shake His Head?

October 30, 2014

What causes horses to shake their heads, and how can this issue be resolved?... Read More

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CSU Releases New Furosemide Research Results

October 30, 2014

Dr. Paul Morley found evidence suggesting furosemide is effective in reducing EIPH incidence and severity. ... Read More

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UC Davis Launches Equine Ophthalmology Service

October 29, 2014

Mary Lassaline, DVM, PhD, MA, Dipl. ACVO, is heading the UC Davis equine ophthalmology service.... Read More