Recent News for Anatomy & Physiology

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Digestion in the Horse

January 18, 2014

Understanding the horse's digestion process can help you better manage factors that could cause colic.... Read More

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Friesians' Blood Work Alike but Different

January 16, 2014

Vets caring for Friesians should interpret a few tests differently than they would in the average horse.... Read More

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High-Speed Exercise and Bone Response

January 14, 2014

Researchers are striving to better understand the balance between tolerable and excessive bone damage.... Read More

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Equine Multisystemic Eosinophilic Epitheliotrophic Disease

January 13, 2014

This rare, chronic wasting disease is characterized by development of granulomas in numerous organs. ... Read More

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Anatomy of the Equine Intestinal Tract

January 08, 2014

The equine intestinal tract can be divided into large sections based on its overall function.... Read More

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The Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2013

January 02, 2014

Covering a variety of horse health topics, the following articles received the most views in 2013.... Read More

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An Anatomy Lesson

January 02, 2014

It's time to take a step back and review the specialized structure and function of the equine body. ... Read More

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An Unwanted Impact

December 09, 2013

A look at how and where impaction colic happens and what measures might reduce a horse's risk. ... Read More

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Asleep on His Feet

December 02, 2013

Equids (horses, asses, and zebras) are the only animals that sleep standing up. ... Read More

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CHRB Sudden Horse Death Report Released

November 22, 2013

The report concluded the cluster of sudden deaths from Bob Baffert's barn had no single, identifiable cause.... Read More

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The Energy Content of Horse Feeds

November 12, 2013

Weight management requires an understanding of energy. As it relates to nutrition, energy refers to calories.... Read More

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Researchers Review Equine Multinodular Pulmonary Fibrosis

November 04, 2013

While EMPF is considered a rare disease, researchers found that it appears to be related to a very common one.... Read More

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Researchers Explore Microbes to Benefit Animal, Human Health

October 26, 2013

Researchers are exploring animal microbiome to benefit both animals--including horses--and humans.... Read More

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What's a Splint?

October 24, 2013

Learn about the splint bones, common problems, and treatments to alleviate those problems.... Read More

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Researchers Study Head, Neck Positions' Effects on Muscles

October 11, 2013

Researchers evaluated the activity of three muscles when horses worked in different head and neck positions.... Read More

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Researchers Develop Equine Field Ventilation System

September 29, 2013

Anesthesiologists have developed a simple and inexpensive device for equine ventilation in a field emergency.... Read More

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CSU Equine Reproduction Lab Receives $3 million Gift

August 09, 2013

Bud and Jo Adams donated the funds to support teaching, research, and clinical services at the laboratory.... Read More

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Equine Immunodeficiencies Reviewed

August 05, 2013

Equine mmunodeficiencies can be challenging to diagnose, and even more difficult--or impossible--to manage.... Read More

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Physical Exam of the Horse Hoof

July 21, 2013

Learn about healthy hoof conformation and common, potentially function-affecting abnormalities.... Read More

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Streptococcus zooepidemicus: Only an Opportunist?

July 14, 2013

S. zooepidemicus is frequently isolated in the respiratory tract of weanling and yearling horses. ... Read More

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Study Examines Pregnancy Loss, 'Treg' Cell Relationship

June 19, 2013

Study results show a reduction in a certain immune system cell could aid in diagnosing early pregnancy loss.... Read More

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WCVM Seeking Healthy Horses for Respiratory Study

June 16, 2013

Researchers are seeking healthy, client-owned horses to take part in research on equine respiratory disease. ... Read More

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Equine Muscle Matters Reviewed

June 07, 2013

Learn about equine muscle metabolism and how equine muscle mass is regulated.... Read More

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Equine Gastrointestinal Health Reviewed

June 03, 2013

Horse owners can take simple steps to help keep their animals' GI systems functioning optimally.... Read More

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Digestive Capacity in Weanling and Mature Horses Studied

May 15, 2013

Researchers compared the digestibility of a high-forage diet when fed to weanling versus mature horses.... Read More