Recent News for Digestive Tract Problems

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Racehorse Paynter to Resume Training, Wins Vox Populi

December 27, 2012

It's hoped that the colt, who battled a series of medical issues in 2012, will return to the track in 2013.... Read More

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Preventing Fall and Winter Colic

December 11, 2012

Paying attention to equine management can go a long way to decrease colic incidence.... Read More

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Top Equine Surgery Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

December 10, 2012

Dr. Lisa Fortier recaps studies on upper respiratory tract health, colic, lameness, and racehorse health.... Read More

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Coleman, Page Recipients of EQUUS Foundation Research Fellows

December 03, 2012

The awards emphasize the importance of assisting researchers in their exploration of horse health topics.... Read More

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Bismuth to Treat, Prevent Equine Stomach Ulcers?

November 30, 2012

In the case of horses with ulcers, the use of bismuth is not recommended.... Read More

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University of Nottingham Seeking Vet Participation in Colic Survey

November 24, 2012

The survey will collect information on how cases of colic present and are assessed in veterinary practice.... Read More

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Tips for Managing Horses in Winter to Avoid Colic

November 21, 2012

Making diet changes slowly, ensuring water intake, and keeping horses moving can help reduce colic risk.... Read More

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Commentary: Racehorse Paynter Continues Road to Recovery

November 13, 2012

Steve Haskin provides an update on Paynter's recovery at Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center.... Read More

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Coronavirus: A Cause of Enteric Disease in Adult Horses?

November 12, 2012

Coronavirus--common in foals--could be associated with enteric disease outbreaks in adult horses.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers in Horses

November 09, 2012

The majority of horses with gastric ulcers do not show outward clinical signs.... 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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Checking for Equine Stomach Ulcers

October 13, 2012

Gastroscopy is the only surefire way to know what the inside of your horse's stomach looks like. ... Read More

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Researchers Examine Link between Salmonella and Colic

October 09, 2012

Predictors of Salmonella shedding in horses identified to allow earlier biosecurity intervention.... Read More

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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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Racehorse Paynter Undergoes Surgery

October 03, 2012

Veterinarians removed a 15-inch external growth from the colt's intestines this morning.... Read More

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Factors Complicating Return to Work after Colic Surgery

September 21, 2012

Common complications included surgical incision herniation, pre-existing lameness, and laminitis.... 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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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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Next 24 Hours 'Critical' in Case of Racehorse Paynter

September 04, 2012

Ailing Haskell Invitational winner fights infected catheter after receiving treatment for fever... Read More

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UK to Host Lawsonia Symposium

August 21, 2012

The L. intracellularis symposium will take place Nov. 15 at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.... Read More

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Colic Prevalence in Horses Hospitalized for Ocular Disease

August 20, 2012

Patients with ocular disease had a higher incidence of colic than some other hospitalized equids.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Seeking Horse Owner Input in Colic Survey

August 04, 2012

Equine Guelph is seeking horse owner participation in a survey about colic management practices.... 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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Study Shows Omeprazole Prevents Ulcers in Young Racehorses

July 11, 2012

A study confirms omeprazole can prevent gastric ulcer formation in young racehorses.... Read More

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Feeding Horses Post-Colic

June 25, 2012

Developing an understanding of post-colic feeding practices can help your horse on the road to recovery.... Read More