Recent News for Vet and Professional

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EVA: A European Perspective

December 07, 2014

A British vet describes equine viral arteritis (EVA) control measures, current risks, vaccination, and more.... Read More

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Ways to Reduce a Cribber's Colic Risk

December 04, 2014

Researchers' suggestions include maximizing cribbers' turnout time, making sure forage is readily available, and more.... Read More

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Can Tiludronate be Used in Horse Joints?

December 03, 2014

Researchers are working to better understand tiludronate's impact on horses' joint cartilage.... Read More

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The Buyer's Guide to Prepurchase Exams

December 01, 2014

He might seem perfect--but before you call him yours, determine if a horse is sound and serviceable for the job at hand.... Read More

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Equine Venereal Disease

December 01, 2014

Equine sexually transmitted diseases can affect pregnancy outcomes and breeding stock welfare.... Read More

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Survey: Managers Use Outdated Parasite Control Strategies

November 27, 2014

A high percentage of Thoroughbred farm managers used rotational deworming without monitoring drug effectiveness. ... Read More

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USEF Issues Joint Injection, Shock Wave Withdrawal Times

November 26, 2014

Joint injections have a four-day withdrawal time and shock wave has a three-day withdrawal time from competition.... Read More

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Understanding Coronavirus

November 26, 2014

Recently gastrointestinal illness associated with equine coronavirus has been seen in adult horses.... Read More

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Has Horsepox Gone Extinct?

November 25, 2014

After studying horsepox's impact on a smallpox vaccine, one scientist says the disease appears to be extinct.... Read More

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University Regents Sue High-Profile Veterinarian

November 23, 2014

The UC Davis Board of Regents sued Dr. Jack Snyder for allegedly failing to contribute to a profit-sharing plan.... Read More

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New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture

November 18, 2014

Surgeon Eric Parente, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will discuss breakthroughs in imaging for large animal surgery.... Read More

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Study: Epistaxis Has 'Complex Hereditary Basis'

November 18, 2014

Environment also to blame in exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage cases so severe that horses bleed from the nostrils.... Read More

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Foal Eye Issues

November 17, 2014

A number of congenital or developmental problems can impair a foal's vision. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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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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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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Lloyd's of London, UK Partnership Continues

November 14, 2014

Lloyd's of London supports the University of Kentucky's publication of Equine Disease Quarterly.... 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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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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Is My Farrier a Biosecurity Risk?

November 10, 2014

A horse owner wonders if a farrier moving from barn to barn during the day could spread equine diseases.... Read More

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Study: Hops Can Help Reduce Fructan Fermentation

November 10, 2014

Vets could potentially use hops extract to mediate health conditions associated with carbohydrate overload.... Read More

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BEVA Issues Statement on Equine Dental Procedures

November 09, 2014

The organization issued a statement clarifying the regulations on equine dental procedures in Great Britain.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Equine Stress Levels at Competitions

November 09, 2014

Cortisol levels were higher during a competition than at home, and they continued rising throughout the event.... Read More

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Veterinarians Rood, Riddle are 2014 Galbreath Award Winners

November 07, 2014

Drs. Bill Rood and Tom Riddle will receive the award, which is given to persons who've led successful equine businesses.... Read More

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Factors Contributing to Cross-Country Falls Evaluated

November 07, 2014

The only variable researchers could link with the likelihood of falling was competitive rank going into cross-country.... Read More

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How Much Does it Cost to Rescue a Horse?

November 05, 2014

A law enforcement officer and a horse rescuer reveal what's behind rescuing and rehabilitating a neglected equid.... Read More