Recent News for Western Veterinary Therapies

In this lateral scintigraphic image acquired immediately after IA stem cell injection, Spriet identified homogeneous distribution of the radiolabeled MSC through the distal (lower) extremity of the limb, including within the hoof wall.


Stem Cell Administration Techniques in Horses' Feet Compared

December 24, 2013

Intra-arterial injection is the "preferred" technique for administrating MSCs to the horse's foot.... Read More


2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More


CSU Surgeon Honored for Research that Helps Horses, Humans

October 24, 2013

Dr. Wayne McIlwraith received the Jacob Markowitz Award for outstanding contributions to medicine.... Read More


Equine Researchers work with Regenerative Medicine Center

October 06, 2013

One project will explore regenerative techniques to restore laryngeal function in horses, people, and dogs.... Read More


AVC Receives Donation to Purchase New Equine Surgery Table

September 21, 2013

A generous donation has allowed the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) to purchase a new equine surgery table.... Read More


Equine Health Seminar Kicks Off Horse Races

August 22, 2013

The 2013's annual Zweig Memorial Trot kicks off with a series of talks on equine health. ... Read More


Equine Postoperative Ileus Insights

July 22, 2013

Gain insight about postoperative ileus: a potentially life-threatening complication of colic surgery.... Read More


Lingering Lameness

June 04, 2013

Is a two-year-old injury a candidate for adipose-derived regenerative stem cell treatment?... Read More


Shock Wave Therapy for Lower Leg Wounds on Horses

May 01, 2013

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy could be a promising tool for treating equine lower limb wounds. ... Read More


Novel Use of Stems Cells in Horses Reported (AAEP 2012)

April 13, 2013

Stem cells and other biologic therapies could have reproductive applications in horses, one researcher says.... Read More


Equine Field Anesthesia Considerations

April 07, 2013

One vet reviews some key points equine practitioners must consider before implementing field anesthesia.... Read More


Tweaking Stem Cell Therapy Use in Horses (AAEP 2012)

April 07, 2013

Stem cell therapy has evolved rapidly as a treatment approach in equine veterinary medicine.... Read More


Study: Not All Equine Stem Cells Equal (AAEP 2012)

March 24, 2013

Choosing a specific stem cell source could maximize treatment efficacy, improving horses' recovery chances.... Read More


Stem Cell Approach Ineffective for SDFT Injuries (AAEP 2012)

March 15, 2013

Researchers found no significant improvement in SDFT injuries treated with mesenchymal stem cells.... Read More


LSU SVM Receives Grant for Integrative Medicine Program

March 10, 2013

Louisiana State University received the $60,000 grant to support their integrative medicine programs.... Read More


Stem Cell Preparation and Delivery (AAEP 2012)

February 18, 2013

One veterinarian describes how to prepare the stem cells, horse, and equipment for treatment.... Read More


Cornell Student Wins National Institute of Health Research Award

February 11, 2013

Lauren Schnabel, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, has earned a grant to study stem cell treatments for horses. ... Read More


The Horse: Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2012

January 01, 2013

The staff at tallied the most popular articles of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More


Stem Cell Therapy as a Potential Treatment for Laminitis

December 25, 2012

Stem cells therapy might offer practitioners an additional treatment option for the fight against laminitis.... Read More


12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More


Shock Wave Therapy Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 08, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding shock wave therapy, one moderator said.... Read More


N.Y. Racing Regulators to Adopt Shock Wave Standards

November 29, 2012

Regulators could ban horses from racing or breezing for at least 10 days after shock wave therapy treatments.... Read More


Influences on Equine Fracture Healing

November 19, 2012

Bone fractures in horses, whether catastrophic or microscopic, heal through a complex sequence of events.... Read More


Surgical Options for Managing Roaring in Horses

August 22, 2012

Numerous factors go into selecting the appropriate surgical procedure to treat equine roaring.... Read More


Exercises to Strengthen Equine Back Muscles, Reduce Pain

August 06, 2012

Exercising the multifidus muscles in addition to daily training could reduce equine back pain.... Read More