Recent News for Vet Convention Reports

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from the Milne lecture and sessions on colic, digestive health, pathology, and more.... Read More

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AAEP Convention Day 2: Who Needs Sleep?

December 08, 2015

Our vet-on-the-ground gives a look at her round-the-clock experience at the AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Current Applications of Equine Regenerative Medicine

December 08, 2015

Regenerative medicine is opening doors to new and improved therapeutic options for equine musculoskeletal injuries.... Read More

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MSU EMS Researcher Awarded EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow

December 07, 2015

Dr. Jane Marie Manfredi hopes to optimize field-oriented dynamic insulin and glucose regulation tests and more.... Read More

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CSU Researcher Receives Past Presidents' Research Fellow

December 07, 2015

Dr. Aimee Colbath is researching bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells for treating equine musculoskeletal disease.... Read More

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Veterinary Students Receive Scholarships at AAEP Convention

December 07, 2015

Eight students committed to careers in equine medicine received $2,500 scholarships from the AAEP Foundation and Markel.... Read More

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Five Vet Students Receive Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 07, 2015

The students received the inaugural $5,000 scholarships via the Merck Animal Health/AAEP Foundation scholarship program.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 07, 2015

Tweets from the Kester News Hour and sessions on wound management, neonatal care, rehabilitation, and more. ... Read More

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Saturday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 07, 2015

Top tweets and take-homes from the equine podiatry workshop and more at the 2015 AAEP Convention. ... Read More

Commentary

What Happens in Vegas Ends Up Posted on The Horse

December 06, 2015

Day 1: Our regular veterinary contributor shares her game plan for getting the most out of the 2015 AAEP Convention.... Read More

Commentary

A Horse Owner at AAEP

December 05, 2015

Get an insider's look at the world's largest gathering of equine veterinarians.... Read More

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Tips for Managing Acute Laminitis

December 02, 2015

Beginning treatment during the acute phase helps give the horse the best chance of recovery. Here's what to know.... Read More

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Maximizing Cooled and Frozen Semen's Fertility

December 01, 2015

Learn about the steps vets and stallion managers can take to help improve the quality of cooled and frozen semen.... Read More

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What Impacts Stallions' Sperm Output?

November 27, 2015

Understanding which factors hinder sperm production can help managers and vets take steps to help improve fertility.... Read More

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How to Manage Limb Lacerations in Horses

November 24, 2015

Knowing how and being prepared to triage serious wounds can help improve a patient's likelihood for a good recovery.... Read More

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Breeding the Problem Mare With Endometritis

November 15, 2015

Learn how to manage these challenging cases and improve the mare's chance of producing a live foal.... Read More

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What to Expect After Colic Surgery

November 13, 2015

Equally as important as knowing if you'd send a horse to surgery is understanding what to prepare for once he's home.... Read More

Extensive ossification of the ungular cartilages. The lateral (on the right) ungular cartilage is thicker than the medial (on the left) ungular cartilage.

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Are Ossified Ungular Cartilages Clinically Significant?

November 11, 2015

Some horses can develop lameness associated with injury of ossified ungular cartilages or the adjacent coffin bone.... Read More

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Flunixin vs. Firocoxib for Reducing Pain After Colic Surgery

November 10, 2015

Researchers found that firocoxib and flunixin reduced horses' pain scores similarly following colic surgery.... Read More

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Questions to Ask Before Breeding With Frozen Semen

November 07, 2015

Frozen semen offers many advantages, but it is important to understand that not all frozen semen is the same.... Read More

Here, the gullet is too narrow, the saddle tips forwards and bounces up and down, and the saddle is slipping to the right.

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Assessing Saddle Fit in Sport Horses

November 02, 2015

Dr. Sue Dyson shares her tips for ensuring your horse's saddle fits well and doesn't interfere with his performance.... Read More

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Does a Canine Lyme Vaccine Elicit a Response in Horses?

October 28, 2015

Researchers found that vaccination with the currently available canine product could offer some protection for horses.... Read More

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Nutritional Management of Growing Horses

October 17, 2015

Growing horses require specific nutrients, vitamins, and minerals to aid in proper development.... Read More

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Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome Consensus Statement

October 03, 2015

The statement summarizes the current knowledge about ulcers and is designed to provide guidelines for veterinarians.... Read More

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Events at 2015 AAEP Convention to Benefit Horse Welfare

September 29, 2015

A scramble-style golf tournament and the AAEP Foundation Celebration will both raise funds to improve horse welfare.... Read More