Recent News for Diagnostics and Technology

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Researchers Identify Ancestral Mother of Modern Horses

February 06, 2012

"Equine Eve," the ancestral mother of all modern horses, probably lived about 140,000 years ago.... Read More

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AQHA Offers Genetic Disease Panel Test

February 06, 2012

The test will screen for five potentially fatal genetic diseases often found in Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Full-Size Horse Models Teach Equine Clinical Skills

February 04, 2012

The models allow students to practice a variety of medical procedures before working on a live horse.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Seeking Case Submission for Laminitis Study

February 02, 2012

Veterinarians can contribute by submitting first-time occurring cases of PEAL in horses they see in practice.... Read More

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Colorado State Researchers Begin New EHV-1 Study

January 31, 2012

The study will look at how EHV-1 compromises the equine immune system upon entering the airway and throat.... Read More

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Hydrotherapy to Rehabilitate Injuries in Horses (AAEP 2011)

January 30, 2012

Veterinarians can prescribe aquatic therapy in the form of swimming pools or underwater treadmills.... Read More

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Researcher Receives Grant to Study 'Tiger Eye' in Paso Finos

January 29, 2012

A favorable trait, the "tiger eye" iris color is a yellow-orange shade believed to be unique to Paso Finos.... Read More

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UK Study on Muscle Mass in Older Horses Under Way

January 27, 2012

A researcher is examining how age-related and geriatric disases affect protein metabolism. ... Read More

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UF Surgical Patient Turned into Model Horse

January 22, 2012

The stallion was a model patient at the UF in 2008 and 2009 and is now being turned into a Breyer model horse.... Read More

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Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cell Sources Compared (AAEP 2011)

January 22, 2012

Aspiration site should depend on clinician preference, as the cells from both sites behave similarly.... Read More

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"Colic in 3D: The Glass Horse" Lecture Scheduled

January 20, 2012

On Tuesday, Feb.7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the New Bolton Center will present "Colic in 3D: The Glass Horse."... Read More

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University of Calgary Seeking Participation in EHV-1 Study

January 18, 2012

The goal is to identify factors associated with the outbreak in order to prevent and control outbreaks.... Read More

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Stored Semen Processing Method Evaluated

January 13, 2012

A scaled-up single layer centrifugation method improved stored semen quality.... Read More

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CSU Equine Program Receives $1.5 million Donation

January 11, 2012

The donation established the Wagonhound Land and Livestock Chair in Equine Sciences.... Read More

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Does Equine Hoof Shape Have an Effect on Soundness?

January 10, 2012

Certain hoof characteristics can be associated with chronic lameness, while others point to a sound horse.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report Third Quarter 2011

January 10, 2012

Contagious equine metritis, dourine, influenza, and strangles were among the disease reported.... Read More

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Understanding Potomac Horse Fever

January 08, 2012

Potomac horse fever often poses a diagnostic challenge because of its varied clinical presentations.... Read More

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New Assistant Director of UC Davis Center for Equine Health

January 05, 2012

Claudia Sonder, DVM, will assist the director in the oversight and daily management of the CEH facilities.... Read More

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Endocrinopathic Laminitis: An Incomplete Picture

January 04, 2012

Laminitis stemming from equine metabolic syndrome, Cushing's, and other hormonal conditions is common.... Read More

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University of Missouri Now Providing MRI for Horses

January 04, 2012

A high-field MRI machine will be at the MU hospital once or twice monthly, depending on demand.... Read More

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Breathing Easy Key to Equine Performance and Health

January 03, 2012

The respiratory system can be a major cause of poor performance or premature retirement from competition.... Read More

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Respiratory Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

January 02, 2012

Topics covered included pleuropneumonia, equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis, and lower airway inflammation... Read More

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Genetic Testing Options Expanded for APHA Horses in 2012

January 01, 2012

Testing options include a comprehensive coat color package and a comprehensive disease diagnostic package.... Read More

The MRI image reveals a deep digital flexor tendon injury (the white spot on the black tendon area) contributing to navicular pain.

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A New Navicular Vantage

January 01, 2012

Technological advances such as MRI have given veterinarians a closer look at navicular syndrome.... Read More

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2012 International Hoof Care Summit Set for Jan. 31-Feb. 3

December 31, 2011

The summit will offer 68 hours of hoof care education focused around the theme "Zeroing in on Soundness."... Read More