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Virginia Tech to Host Equine Anesthesia CE Weekend

September 06, 2011

The Equine Anesthesia Continuing Education Weekend is scheduled for Oct. 8-9 at the Equine Medical Center.... Read More

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Thailand Hosts WEVA's 2011 Intermediate Meeting

September 05, 2011

Members of WEVA gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, May 9-11 for the organization's 2011 intermediate meeting.... Read More

A sarcoid is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive tumor most often seen on the head, belly, groin, and legs. The most common are verrucous, with a warty look, or fibroblastic, which resembles proud flesh. Bovine papilloma virus (BPV) is probably a causative factor in sarcoids, and a 2010 study of 222 horses at the University Equine Clinic of Bern identified a possible genetic basis for sarcoid development in horses as well.

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Electrochemotherapy Successful in Treating Equine Sarcoids

September 02, 2011

Electrochemotherapy yielded a high nonrecurrence rate of 99.5% for individual sarcoids in the current study.... Read More

"The hope of this procedure is to provide horse owners and veterinarians with a rapid and safe method to collect CSF in horses with neurologic signs," Pease explained.

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New Method for Collecting Equine Cerebrospinal Fluid Samples

September 01, 2011

Researchers determined a CSF tap can be performed on the horse's upper neck using ultrasound guidance.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Development Authority Sponsors Equine Health

August 28, 2011

The CHDA announces the co-sponsorship of a study investigating fertility vaccines for use on wild horses.... Read More

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Are High-Speed Treadmills Safe for Horses?

August 23, 2011

Researchers determined that few injuries occur to horses during treadmill exercise. ... Read More

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Nanoparticles to Diagnose, Treat Equine Medical Conditions?

August 20, 2011

Researchers evaluate the possibility of using nanoparticles to diagnose and treat some ailments.... Read More

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UC Davis to Host Equine Practitioners Seminar

August 16, 2011

UC Davis has scheduled the Third Annual Practitioners Seminar for October 2 beginning at 8:30 a.m.... Read More

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Stem Cell Homing: What Happens Post-Injection?

August 14, 2011

Researchers examine what stem cells do once inside the horse's body and whether they stay where they're put.... Read More

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Mongolian Horse Genome Sequenced

August 13, 2011

Researchers from Inner Mongolia Agricultural University and BGI have sequenced the Mongolian horse genome.... Read More

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FEI Celebrates 250 Years of Veterinary Profession with WEVA

August 09, 2011

The FEI is running a special session during the 2011 WEVA Congress in India to mark World Veterinary Year.... Read More

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Hambletonian Festival Continues Veterinary Education

August 09, 2011

Veterinarians returned to the Meadowlands Racetrack for the 2011 Hambletonian Continuing Education Seminar.... Read More

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Hyperbaric Oxygen and Stem Cells in Equine Medicine

August 09, 2011

Researchers believe hyperbaric oxygen can be a beneficial adjunctive therapy to regenerative medicine.... Read More

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Expanding Stem Cells: Finding the Most Efficient Way

August 08, 2011

Researchers are determining the most efficient way to provide enough stem cells for an effective treatment.... Read More

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HSVMA To Award 10 Trips to Equitarian Workshop

August 02, 2011

The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association is seeking entries for its Equitarian Workshop Trip Awards.... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust Awards Nearly $200,000 in Grants

July 28, 2011

This year the USA Equestrian Trust awarded a total of $198,822 in grants to 10 projects.... Read More

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Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

July 21, 2011

Have you ever wondered how antimicrobial susceptibility testing works? Erdal Erol, DVM, MSc, PhD, of the Gluck... Read More

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Study: ECGs for Maternal and Fetal Heart Rate Evaluations

July 14, 2011

Using a fetomaternal electrocardiogram (ECG, a noninvasive way to measure electrical changes in the heart) to ... Read More

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NDM-1: A New Superbug?

July 14, 2011

New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) is an enzyme capable of neutralizing antibiotics. Researchers have ... Read More

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AHF Announces $12,500 in Research Grants

July 12, 2011

The Arabian Horse Foundation (AHF) has announced $12,500 in equine research funding for 2011. The latest round... Read More

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Equine Abortion Diagnosis and Beyond

July 11, 2011

Learn about the latest microbiological methods for detecting the cause of equine abortion with Dr. Erdal Erol.... Read More

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Antibiotic Resistance in Horses: Is There a Problem?

July 04, 2011

Antimicrobial resistance is taking its toll on horses worldwide.... Read More

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Corrective Hoof Care Keeps Tiny Horse on Her Feet

July 04, 2011

Buttercup needs special glue-on shoes that only attach to the outside of her foot to provide support to her ... Read More

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Iris Scanning Aids in Horse Identification

June 22, 2011

Research has indicated that the horse's eye could be the most telling identifier.... Read More

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UK at the Equine Science Society Symposium

June 22, 2011

Several equine researchers from the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture attended the Equine ... Read More