Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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Five and 60-Second Flexion Tests Yield Similar Results

November 13, 2011

The researchers found that hock flexion for five and 60 second yielded similar results in flexion tests.... Read More

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Joint Infection Risk and Other 2011 Sports Medicine Studies

November 12, 2011

One study evaluated the effects of needle size and clipping hair on debris found in joints after injection.... Read More

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Good Works Honoree Provides for Therapeutic Riding Center

November 10, 2011

Shawn Dolan, DVM, of Augusta, Mich., was selected as the September Good Works For Horses Campaign honoree. ... Read More

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Dental Health and the Performance Horse

November 09, 2011

When an equine athlete's performance slumps, check the mouth, where numerous factors can cause problems.... Read More

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2011 Rutgers Equine Science Update Scheduled for Dec. 8

November 08, 2011

The evening will include a high-speed treadmill demonstration and an Equine Science Center activity update.... Read More

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Clark Resigns as CEO of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

November 07, 2011

Andrew Clark, DVM, MBA,has decided to resign his position as Hagyard CEO effective Dec. 31, 2011.... Read More

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Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... Read More

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Developmental Dental Disorders in Horses

November 03, 2011

Some developmental disorders can be dangerous and performance-limiting if not treated promptly and properly.... Read More

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BHA: Changes to Grand National Could Improve Equine Welfare

November 03, 2011

Recommended changes include raising the minimum equine age allowed to run and expanded veterinary inspections.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.

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FEI President Celebrates Equine Vets at 2011 WEVA Congress

November 03, 2011

FEI President HRH Princess Haya delivered the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Congress in India on Nov. 2.... Read More

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The Horse as a Model for Human Research

November 01, 2011

Equine disease research results could be used to investigate similar health conditions in humans. ... Read More

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A Shift in Veterinary Trends

November 01, 2011

In response to an evolving industry, equine veterinarians are reevaluating their specialties and ­adapting to change.... Read More

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Equine Lameness and Podiatry Lecture Scheduled for Nov. 12

October 31, 2011

Equine lameness exams, regenerative medicine, podiatry advancements, and case studies will be discussed.... Read More

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Considerations to Make Before Purchasing a New Horse

October 29, 2011

Before welcoming a new horse home, it is important to investigate the quality and health of that animal.... Read More

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Gluck Researcher Featured Presenter in Parasite Webinar

October 28, 2011

Nielsen presented during TheHorse.com's webinar entitled "Horse Worms: Learning to Live with Them."... Read More

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Nielsen Joins Gluck Center Faculty

October 27, 2011

Nielsen joined the UK Gluck Equine Research Center as an assistant professor in parasitology in August.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation, Markel to Honor Veterinary Students

October 24, 2011

A group of exceptional fourth-year equine veterinary medicine students will receive $2,500 scholarships.... Read More

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UK Graduate Spotlight: Katheryn Cerny

October 22, 2011

Katheryn Cerny will complete her master's in veterinary science at the University of Kentucky in early 2012.... Read More

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Keeping the Bitted Horse's Mouth Healthy

October 21, 2011

Studies offer conflicting information in regard to whether bit seating is beneficial to bitted horses.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle to Host Sport Horse Symposium Nov. 3

October 21, 2011

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will hold an educational symposium for horsemen on sport horse health ... Read More

Amanda Adams and two of her aged research subjects.

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Adams Named Assistant Research Professor at Gluck Center

October 20, 2011

Adams' research in her new position will focus on equine immunology, gerontology, and nutrition.... Read More

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Managing Deciduous Teeth in Young Horses

October 19, 2011

Caring for deciduous teeth in young horses requires additional considerations from a veterinary standpoint.... Read More

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Merck Renews Subscriptions to The Horse for AAEVT Members

October 19, 2011

Merck Animal Health has renewed one-year subscriptions to The Horse magazine for all members of the AAEVT.... Read More

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Veterinarians Accompany Eventers to Pan Am Games

October 16, 2011

Vets from B.W. Furlong and Associates will accompany the U.S. and Canadian Eventing Teams to the Pan Am Games.... Read More

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Dentistry Groups Ponder Equine Veterinary Dental College

October 16, 2011

International dental groups are considering developing an equine veterinary dental specialty college.... Read More