Recent News for Hoof Care

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Treating Equine Canker with Topical Cisplatin Chemotherapy

October 29, 2012

Topical cisplatin chemotherapy yielded promising results for treating canker in a small trial.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Rehab at Fair Hill Equine Therapy

October 15, 2012

Zayat, commenting Oct. 12, said the intent is to eventually return Paynter to training.
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Commentary: Paynter--A Profile in Courage

October 07, 2012

Steve Haskin shares his thoughts on racehorse Paynter's multiple medical battles and his recovery.... Read More

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Dry Feet

October 01, 2012

My horse developed dry, cracked, and brittle hooves this spring. Why the change?... Read More

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EMS, PPID Focus of Second Equine Endocrinology Summit

September 27, 2012

Endocrinology researchers met to discuss equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and equine Cushing's disease (PPID).... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Recovers from Laminitis, Fighting Colitis

September 21, 2012

Paynter has "beaten laminitis" and will be able to race again if he beats colitis, his owner said Sept. 21.... Read More

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2012 Equine Endocrinology Summit: Laminitis Q & A

September 19, 2012

Don Walsh, DVM, answers questions about The 2012 Equine Endocrinology Summit and how it relates to laminitis.... Read More

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Laminitis Research Project Inclusion Criteria Expanded

September 16, 2012

The coordinators of the ongoing laminitis research project have expanded the inclusion criteria.... Read More

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Laminitic Racehorse Paynter Could Return to Track

September 12, 2012

The colt continues to make strides towards recovery and a possible return to the racetrack.... Read More

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Environmental Effect on Hoof Wall Hydration Studied

September 08, 2012

Australian researchers found hoof moisture levels similar in horses from dry and wet areas and after soaking.... Read More

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Zayat Family: Paynter Continues Improvement

September 07, 2012

Zayat Stables reports that its 3-year-old colt Paynter continues to improve after a rough couple of days.... Read More

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Paynter 'Walking Comfortably,' Bloodwork OK

September 06, 2012

Haskell Invitational winner Paynter, who was diagnosed with laminitis Sept. 4, was "walking comfortably."... Read More

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USAET Supports AAEP Foundation Laminitis Research Project

August 13, 2012

The USA Equestrian Trust recently granted $10,000 to the AAEP Foundation to support the study.... Read More

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Univ. of Md. Extension Schedules Routine Horse Care Lectures

August 12, 2012

The three-part series will cover routine veterinary, farriery, and dental care.... Read More

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How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More

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Researchers Seeking Horse Owner Help in Laminitis Study

July 30, 2012

Researchers are asking for horse owners' help identifying suitable acute laminitis cases for research.... Read More

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Virginiamycin for Equine Use to be Banned in U.K.

July 17, 2012

Virginiamycin is the active ingredient in a veterinary medicine used to prevent laminitis in horses.... Read More

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Show Jumper Presley Boy in Intensive Care with Laminitis

July 16, 2012

The stallion worked July 5 before developing colic and endotoxemia that night. He remains in intensive care.... Read More

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Working to Understand Equine Laminitis

July 08, 2012

Laminitis is likely the end product of an array of disease processes, one researcher says.... Read More

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Cryotherapy for Laminitis Prevention after Lameness Onset

July 06, 2012

Cryotherapy prevented further lamellar damage in laminitic horses when used after lameness developed.... Read More

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Laminitis Claims Injured Racehorse Giant Ryan

June 17, 2012

His owners elected euthanasia after the colt began showing laminitis signs in one of his uninjured legs.... Read More

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Possible Granuloma

June 01, 2012

My 20-year-old Arabian gelding has a hard, bony, fingerlike growth deep in a ... Read More

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Managing Equine Foot Problems

May 01, 2012

The first step in managing an equine foot problem successfully is to attain an accurate diagnosis.... Read More

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Equine Lameness Detection

May 01, 2012

Some veterinarians are adding a new tool to their lameness diagnosis arsenal... Read More

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Laminitis Horse Course Archived

April 10, 2012

During his presentation, Belknap compared and contrasted sepsis-induced and pasture-associated laminitis.... Read More