Recent News for First Aid & Emergency Care

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Detecting Discomfort

December 01, 2011

One of the challenges with equine pain management is often simply detecting a horse in pain and to what extent... Read More

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House Arrest: Your Horse on Stall Rest

December 01, 2011

Stall rest can be anything but restful for horse and owner alike. Here's how to achieve the best possible outc... Read More

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The Science Behind Rehab Therapy

December 01, 2011

In the right hands, these physical therapy methods can help rehabilitate injured horses.... Read More

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Pan Am Endurance Silver Medalists Receive MHIB Award

November 18, 2011

John Crandell III and Heraldic won two silver medals at the Endurance competition at the Pan American Games.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: A. U. Miner Recovering from Surgery

November 09, 2011

A. U. Miner had surgery Nov. 7 to repair bilateral sesamiod fractures sustained in the Breeders' Cup Marathon.... Read More

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Researchers Use Models to Learn Why Equine Bodies Break

November 02, 2011

Using computational modeling, researchers can examine "what if" scenarios related to equine injuries.... Read More

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Lecture Discusses NEXT Generation in Equine Tissue Healing

October 30, 2011

Nonsurgical exogenous crosslinking therapy (NEXT) is undergoing efficacy testing in healing equine tendons... Read More

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Scientist: Score Equine Pain with 'Research Pain Models'

October 29, 2011

Reliable equine pain models are required for testing the effectiveness of new or existing pain-killing drugs.... Read More

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NC State CVM Professor Receives Equine Research Award

October 04, 2011

Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, is the recipient of the Merial Applied Equine Research Award.... Read More

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Stem Cell-PRP Combination Effective in Treating Lesions

October 01, 2011

A stem cell-PRP combination could be more effective than either therapy alone for treating soft tissue lesions... Read More

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NJDA Seeks Large Animal Facilities for Emergency Shelters

September 26, 2011

The NJDA seeking to ensure there are enough facilities available to accommodate large animals in emergencies.... Read More

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Injured Thoroughbred Racehorse Banned Scheduled for Surgery

September 23, 2011

The Thoroughbred colt broke both sesamoids in his right ankle after working at Santa Anita Park on Sept. 22.... Read More

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Search Continues for New York Thoroughbreds Lost in Flood

September 16, 2011

The horses' owner hopes aggressive ground searches will help locate the horses displaced in Hurricane Irene.... Read More

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Estimating Horse Weight Accurately

September 15, 2011

Researchers examined the other three weigh estimation methods and found one stood out as more accurate.... Read More

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TAHC Responds to Raging Wildfires Across Texas

September 12, 2011

The wildfires across the state of Texas have necessitated assistance from the Texas Animal Heath Commission.... Read More

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Hagyard to Partner With NTRA Alliance

September 11, 2011

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will participate in this year's NTRA Professional Education Seminar.... Read More

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Normal Horse Vitals Signs and Health Indicators

September 09, 2011

Learn about normal horse resting temperature, heart and respiration rates, and indications of good health.... Read More

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Wildfires: When Evacuation is Not an Option

September 08, 2011

Tips for horse owners caught in the lines of wildfires when evacuation is not an option.... Read More

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Too Soon to Assess Wildfire-Related Equine Injuries

September 08, 2011

While firefighters continue their efforts to contain wildfires burning in Texas, a veterinarian located ... Read More

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Texas Wildfires: Too Soon to Know How Many Horses Evacuated

September 06, 2011

Members of Texas' equine community are working together to help horses threatened by raging wildfires.... Read More

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IAWTI Courses Help Responders Handle Livestock Emergencies

August 31, 2011

Two training session at UC Davis trained first responders in the safest ways to handle livestock emergencies.... Read More

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AAEP Helps Practitioners, Horse Owners Prepare for Hurricane

August 26, 2011

The AAEP alerts owners and veterinarians to take precautionary steps for equine safety this hurricane season.... Read More

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Normal Horse Temperature, Heart Rate, Breathing Rate

August 22, 2011

Quick reference guide on normal temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate in horses.... Read More

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TLAER to Host Training at MSU

August 21, 2011

TLAER is hosting a large animal emergency rescue awareness course at Mississippi State University, Oct. 22-23.... Read More

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Is Your Horse's Bit Harmful to His Mouth?

August 17, 2011

The results of a recent study suggest that bits could cause bone spurs and dental damage in some horses.... Read More