Recovering from Injury & Surgery

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Rachel Alexandra Returns to Stonestreet Farm

March 26, 2013

Rachel Alexandra was released from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and returned home to Stonestreet Farm today.... Read More

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Post-Colic Surgery Stent Bandage Prevents Incisional Infection (AAEP 2012)

February 27, 2013

One researcher says a stent bandage appears to create an ideal environment for incisional healing.... Read More

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New Concepts in Equine Skull Fracture Repair

October 17, 2012

While equine skull fractures are unsightly and alarming, surgeons can often repair them successfully.... Read More

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Researchers Examine Link between Salmonella and Colic

October 09, 2012

Predictors of Salmonella shedding in horses identified to allow earlier biosecurity intervention.... Read More

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Improving Outcomes for Corneal Ulcers, Ulcerative Keratitis

October 05, 2012

The natural mechanisms in equine eyes can complicate corneal ulcer healing, but most ulcers fully recover.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Undergoes Surgery

October 03, 2012

Veterinarians removed a 15-inch external growth from the colt's intestines this morning.... Read More

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Factors Complicating Return to Work after Colic Surgery

September 21, 2012

Common complications included surgical incision herniation, pre-existing lameness, and laminitis.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Recovers from Laminitis, Fighting Colitis

September 21, 2012

Paynter has "beaten laminitis" and will be able to race again if he beats colitis, his owner said Sept. 21.... Read More

This pony has a head tilt because of vestibular system dysfunction and paralysis of the left side of her face as a result of equine temporohyoid osteoarthropathy.

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Equine Temporohyoid Osteoarthropathy Studied

September 04, 2012

Researchers looked at common signs, diagnostics, and treatments for equine temporohyoid osteoarthropathy.... Read More

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Stall Rest Suggestions

September 01, 2012

I have a horse that is on stall rest while recovering from a fractured humeru... Read More

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New Surgical Treatment for Kissing Spines Evaluated

August 28, 2012

A new, minimally invasive kissing spines treatment method boasted a 95% success rate in a recent study.... Read More

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Surgical Options for Managing Roaring in Horses

August 22, 2012

Numerous factors go into selecting the appropriate surgical procedure to treat equine roaring.... Read More

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Treating Pleuropneumonia-Related Abscesses with Thoracotomy

July 21, 2012

Many horses recover from pleuropneumonia with medical therapy, but some require surgery to prompt healing.... Read More

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Study: Modified Surgery for Roaring Treatment Effective

July 20, 2012

Study finds that modified version of laryngoplasty surgery is effective in treating roaring in horses.... Read More

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Help Sick Horses Heal with Nutrition

June 27, 2012

Nutritional choices can either help or hinder a horse's health problems, diseases, or ailments.... Read More

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Stall Rest and Rehabilitation

June 26, 2012

The recording of the Ask the Vet LIVE event on stall rest and rehabilitation from June 21, 2012, is online now... Read More

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Feeding Horses Post-Colic

June 25, 2012

Developing an understanding of post-colic feeding practices can help your horse on the road to recovery.... Read More

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Laminitis Claims Injured Racehorse Giant Ryan

June 17, 2012

His owners elected euthanasia after the colt began showing laminitis signs in one of his uninjured legs.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Stall Rest and Rehab

June 11, 2012

The panelists will answer questions on managing your horse during stall rest and rehabilitation.... Read More

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Results of Standing Fracture Repair in Racehorses Examined

June 10, 2012

Standing fracture repair avoided general anesthesia risks and allowed most study horses to return to racing.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Surgical Outcomes for Headshakers

June 02, 2012

Recent work suggests surgery could be an option for headshakers, with a long-term success rate of nearly 50%.... Read More

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Study Examines Post-Anesthetic Myelopathy in Horses

May 30, 2012

Post-anesthetic myelopathy is a rare but deadly complication of general anesthesia in horses.... Read More

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Nutritional Support for Injured Equine Athletes

May 29, 2012

Although injured horses need time off, they could need greater amounts of some nutrients than during training.... Read More

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Prevalence of Post-Anesthesia Cardiac Arrhythmias in Horses

May 16, 2012

Study links common post-surgical heart arrhythmia in horses to anesthesia, surgery, and recovery.... Read More

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Research on Stem Cell Treatment in Horses Shows Promise

May 08, 2012

Vets should consider research results when recommending mesenchymal stem cell therapy for equine injuries.... Read More