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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2013 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2013

View some of the top tweets from Sunday at the 2013 American Association of Equine Practitioners' Convention.... Read More

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Manual Lymph Drainage to aid in Laminitis Treatment?

December 08, 2013

One researcher believes manual lymph drainage might help speed recovery in affected horses. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Hoof Wall Tubule Density, Morphology

December 06, 2013

Researchers are studying if hoof wall tubule density could provide clues as to a laminitic horse's prognosis.... Read More

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Cornell to Operate Ruffian Equine Specialists Hospital

December 04, 2013

Cornell has signed a lease-buy for the former Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located near Belmont Park. ... Read More

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Longeing Surface's Effects on Sound, Lame Horses

December 04, 2013

The team found movement symmetry differences between sound and lame horses longed on soft and hard surfaces.... Read More

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Drug to Treat Equine Joint Dysfunction Gains FDA Approval

December 03, 2013

The drug is designed to treat joint dysfunction in horses associated with equine osteoarthritis.... Read More

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Year by Year, Tooth by Tooth

December 03, 2013

There are many elements that must remain within a normal range in order for a horse's mouth to stay healthy.... Read More

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Commentary: Fourth CVC Features First Equine Track

November 29, 2013

Dr. Chris Riggs shares his thoughts on the recent Chinese Veterinary Conference's equine track.... Read More

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UK College of Agriculture, Food, & Environment Has New Dean

November 27, 2013

Nancy Cox, PhD, has accepted the position as dean of the UK College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment.... Read More

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Zoetis Provides $1.2 Million to AAEP, FFA, AABP Programs

November 26, 2013

Zoetis raised $1,231,243 to benefit students through the AAEP Foundation, FFA, the AABP Foundation.... Read More

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Wong Joins TVMDL Drug Testing Laboratory

November 25, 2013

Before joining TVMDL, Dr. Colton Wong worked in the Hong Kong Jockey Club racing laboratory. ... Read More

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Barrett named Professor of Equine Surgery

November 24, 2013

Jennifer Barrett, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR, was named Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Equine Surgery.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Laurel Mastro

November 23, 2013

Mastro's research focused primarily on pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID).... Read More

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An Epidemiological Approach to Studying Laminitis

November 23, 2013

One researcher believes studying diseases in a real-world setting has both strengths and limitations. ... Read More

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Lessons in Agriculture from the Land Down Under

November 22, 2013

Kentucky-based professionals visited Australia to observe the country's agricultural practices.... Read More

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Connecticut Non-Veterinarian Tooth Floater Faces Charges

November 22, 2013

A Connecticut woman is facing charges for allegedly practicing veterinary medicine without a license.... Read More

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Reparixin: The Future of Laminitis Treatment?

November 19, 2013

Brazilian researchers studied the drug reparixin's effects on horses with experimentally induced laminitis.... Read More

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Planning a Diet for a Laminitic Horse

November 18, 2013

Feeding a laminitic horse can be a challenge. Here are some tips for planning a diet suitable for such horses.... Read More

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UCB Course Providing Horse Care Experience

November 17, 2013

The module covers feeding, stable management, first aid, health care, exercise methods, and more. ... Read More

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High-Tech Horse Scanner is a First for Western Australia

November 16, 2013

Murdoch University's new CT scanner is large enough to accommodate horses, as well as smaller animals. ... Read More

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New Bolton Center, TERF Announce Scholarships Awards

November 13, 2013

Two Penn Vet students received scholarships from the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF). ... Read More

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Researchers Create Equine Jugular Vein Injection Simulator

November 13, 2013

The simulator is designed to let veterinary students master injection skills before working with a live horse.... Read More

Paco waits patiently while Drs. John Robertson and J. Michael Cissell use a cutting-edge procedure to treat a sarcoid at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Vets Testing Cutting-Edge Sarcoid Treatment for Horses

November 12, 2013

The treatment, called H-FIRE, delivers a short burst of electricity into specific places in the tumor.... Read More

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Are All Obese Horses At Risk for EMS Development? Maybe Not

November 12, 2013

One researcher says it's unlikely that every obese horse is at risk of developing EMS and laminitis.... Read More

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Horse Body Weight, Age Important Laminitis Risk Factors

November 10, 2013

The risk factors associated with laminitis are many. But which are most important for owners to watch for?... Read More