Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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Four Foals Produced using Genotyped, Cryopreserved Embryos

June 18, 2014

For the first time in Europe four foals were produced via the transfer of genotyped and cryopreserved embryos.... Read More

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What Makes Horses More or Less Likely to Miss Training Days?

June 17, 2014

Factors such as the animal's history appear to make horses more or less likely to miss training days.... Read More

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UC Davis Adds Equine Surgeon

June 16, 2014

Scott Katzman, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will serve as an assistant clinical professor of equine surgery.... Read More

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Researchers Study the Genetics of Heaves

June 16, 2014

Heaves appears to have a genetic basis, but one that varies between horses, Swiss researchers say.... Read More

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Study: Foaling Mares Not Stressed

June 15, 2014

Researchers recently showed that mares appear to be completely relaxed when foaling.... Read More

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Study: Start Measures to Prevent Equine Arthritis Early

June 14, 2014

Anti-inflammatory aids mixed with daily feed rations can help decrease joint inflammation in young horses.... Read More

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Beeman named 2014 AAEP Convention Keynote Speaker

June 13, 2014

Dr. Marvin Beeman will present a lecture called "Do the Little Things Well and the Big Things Will Happen."... Read More

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Canadian Couple Establishes Equine Orthopedics Research Fund

June 13, 2014

The couple is donating $300,000 to establish the Mark and Pat DuMont Equine Orthopedics Research Fund.... Read More

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Horse Owners File Lawsuits against Wickliffe Pharmacy

June 12, 2014

The owners filed lawsuits alleging their horses were hospitalized after receiving a compounded EPM drug.... Read More

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Yeast Appears to Benefit Foals' Intestinal Flora

June 12, 2014

Researchers believe live yeast supplementation could give a foal's digestive system a better start in life.... Read More

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Post-Thaw Semen Quality Tested

June 10, 2014

Non-sperm cells in fresh semen release an enzyme during freezing which could decrease thawed semen quality.... Read More

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Equine Cushing's Disease Reviewed

June 07, 2014

Equine Cushing's disease occurs in an estimated 15-30% of horses and ponies older than 20. ... Read More

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Knottenbelt: Fecal Blood Test Opening Diagnostic Doors

June 05, 2014

Learn how one vet believes the test can help improve diagnostics for a number of horse health conditions.... Read More

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New Minimally Invasive Approach to Treating Kissing Spines

June 05, 2014

Researchers reviewed a surgical technique called a subtotal cranial wedge ostectomy with positive results.... Read More

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Researchers Study Bleeding in Australian Racehorses

June 03, 2014

Researchers found that epistaxis occurred in approximately 0.2% of their study population.... Read More

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Wagner to Lead Research at Cornell Veterinary College

June 02, 2014

Dr. Bettina Wagner's research has focused on equine immunology, particularly immune responses in young foals. ... Read More

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34 Vet Students Rewarded for Commitment to Equine Medicine

June 01, 2014

Since its establishment in 2008, the scholarship program has provided $905,500 to 228 veterinary students.... Read More

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Methods of Measuring Equine Tendons on MRI Studied

June 01, 2014

Researchers say MRI-based measurements analyzed using a color scale are more accurate than grayscale images.... Read More

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Equine Laparoscopic Castration's Success Rates Studied

May 28, 2014

Vets found that testosterone production and stallionlike behavior persist in some horses following castration.... Read More

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Study: Owners Might Miss Signs of Equine Back Pain

May 27, 2014

Caretakers drastically underestimated how many horses in their care suffered from back pain in a recent study.... Read More

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Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists Celebrates Grand Opening

May 26, 2014

Cornell University will operate the former Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located near Belmont Park.... Read More

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New Approach for Viewing Equine Kidneys with Ultrasound

May 24, 2014

Veterinarians say translumbar ultrasound is an easier and more accurate way to obtain kidney measurements.... Read More

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HERDA's Impact on Tendons, Blood Vessels Studied

May 21, 2014

Researchers examined whether HERDA could affect tissues with high Type 1 collagen levels, such as tendons.... Read More

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What Blood Can Tell You

May 20, 2014

Blood tests are a part of veterinary medicine and can provide important information about a horse's health.... Read More

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Insulin Sensitivity Compared among Breeds

May 19, 2014

Researchers confirmed that metabolic differences exist between breeds, even if equids aren't overweight.... Read More