Recent News for Vet and Professional

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Equine Lyme Neuroborreliosis: What We Know, What We Don't

July 08, 2014

This potentially deadly condition is difficult to diagnose, treat, and study. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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Klein Equine Research Career Development Award Created

July 07, 2014

The award will provide annual $15,000 grants to individuals considering a career in equine research.... Read More

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AAEP Annual Convention Celebrates 60 Years in December 2014

July 07, 2014

The world's largest equine veterinary continuing-education event convenes in Salt Lake City on Dec. 6-10.... Read More

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Could Season Impact Equine Obesity?

July 07, 2014

Researchers found that obesity levels rose significantly from 27% at winter's end to 35% during the summer.... Read More

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Could EHV-1 cause Blood Clots?

July 06, 2014

Researchers recently discovered that EHV-1 activates platelets, small cells in blood involved in clotting.... Read More

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How do Equine Dewormers Impact the Environment?

July 06, 2014

Researchers investigated equine parasite control practices and how local insect populations were faring.... Read More

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Program Helps UF Students Get Set for Equine Industry Work

July 05, 2014

Learn how students help care for stallions, mares, and foals as they prepare for work in the equine industry.... Read More

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Can Fecal Albumin Tests Identify Equine Parasite Burdens?

July 05, 2014

Horses feces are significantly more likely to contain albumin prior to deworming than after, researchers say.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Surgical Strangulation Colic Survival Rates

July 04, 2014

Researchers found that avoiding small intestine resection, when possible, can help reduce complications.... Read More

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Trotting Over Poles Can Have Exercise, Therapeutic Benefits

July 03, 2014

Trotting over poles helps increase joints' range of motion and could benefit horses recovering from lameness.... Read More

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Standardbred Racing Performance after OC Surgery Evaluated

July 02, 2014

Yearlings that had surgical treatment for hock osteochondrosis (OC) performed as well as those without OC.... Read More

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Could MRI Help Identify Early-Stage PPID?

July 01, 2014

Researchers found that MRI can effectively show pituitary gland and pars intermedia size and other details.... Read More

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Are Coughing and Nasal Discharge Early Indicators of Heaves?

June 30, 2014

Researchers say mild but persistent respiratory signs can indicate an increased risk of developing heaves.... Read More

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WEVA Visits Thailand

June 29, 2014

WEVA members presented on equine abdominal surgery during the Veterinary Practitioners of Thailand meeting. ... Read More

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Equine Practice Management Seminar Scheduled

June 29, 2014

The event is designed to maximize each participant’s ability to create profit in their practice.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Anthony Claes

June 28, 2014

Claes' research is focused on anti-Mullerian hormone, which plays an important role in equine reproduction.... Read More

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Researchers Find Equine Influenza Virus in Camels

June 27, 2014

Researchers have found evidence that equine influenza A virus can jump from horses to camels.... Read More

The VMTH’s specialty services are supported by several ancillary services such as its diagnostic imaging service, which provides MRI, computed tomography, radiography, and fluoroscopy for equine patients.

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MRI Resources on TheHorse.com

June 26, 2014

Here are 10 resources about MRI and some of the ailments it can help identify available free on TheHorse.com.... Read More

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Does Your Horse Need a Dentist?

June 24, 2014

Find out why you should make regular dental checkups part of your horse's scheduled maintenance.... Read More

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Arabian Horse Foundation Funds Research Projects

June 22, 2014

The foundation provided $11,500 for research studying health conditions impacting Arabian horses. ... Read More

A fertilized equine oocyte with two, decondensed pronuclei (DNA marked in blue and the membrane of the pronucleus in red).

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Researchers Mature Equine Oocytes in Laboratory

June 22, 2014

Researchers took a step toward improving assisted reproduction by successfully maturing oocytes in a lab.... Read More

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Four Foals Produced using Genotyped, Cryopreserved Embryos

June 18, 2014

For the first time in Europe four foals were produced via the transfer of genotyped and cryopreserved embryos.... Read More

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What Makes Horses More or Less Likely to Miss Training Days?

June 17, 2014

Factors such as the animal's history appear to make horses more or less likely to miss training days.... Read More

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UC Davis Adds Equine Surgeon

June 16, 2014

Scott Katzman, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will serve as an assistant clinical professor of equine surgery.... Read More

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Researchers Study the Genetics of Heaves

June 16, 2014

Heaves appears to have a genetic basis, but one that varies between horses, Swiss researchers say.... Read More