Veterinary Practice


Complementary Therapies

November 18, 2011

Discussion of complementary therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, and herbal medicine.... Read More


Five and 60-Second Flexion Tests Yield Similar Results

November 13, 2011

The researchers found that hock flexion for five and 60 second yielded similar results in flexion tests.... Read More


Joint Infection Risk and Other 2011 Sports Medicine Studies

November 12, 2011

One study evaluated the effects of needle size and clipping hair on debris found in joints after injection.... Read More


Good Works Honoree Provides for Therapeutic Riding Center

November 10, 2011

Shawn Dolan, DVM, of Augusta, Mich., was selected as the September Good Works For Horses Campaign honoree. ... Read More


2011 Rutgers Equine Science Update Scheduled for Dec. 8

November 08, 2011

The evening will include a high-speed treadmill demonstration and an Equine Science Center activity update.... Read More


Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... Read More


Intravenous Catheter Care for Horses

November 05, 2011

How to properly use, care for, and identify problems with intravenous catheters in horses.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.


FEI President Celebrates Equine Vets at 2011 WEVA Congress

November 03, 2011

FEI President HRH Princess Haya delivered the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Congress in India on Nov. 2.... Read More


BHA: Changes to Grand National Could Improve Equine Welfare

November 03, 2011

Recommended changes include raising the minimum equine age allowed to run and expanded veterinary inspections.... Read More


A Shift in Veterinary Trends

November 01, 2011

In response to an evolving industry, equine veterinarians are reevaluating their specialties and ­adapting to change.... Read More


The Horse as a Model for Human Research

November 01, 2011

Equine disease research results could be used to investigate similar health conditions in humans. ... Read More


Considerations to Make Before Purchasing a New Horse

October 29, 2011

Before welcoming a new horse home, it is important to investigate the quality and health of that animal.... Read More


Nielsen Joins Gluck Center Faculty

October 27, 2011

Nielsen joined the UK Gluck Equine Research Center as an assistant professor in parasitology in August.... Read More


AAEP Foundation, Markel to Honor Veterinary Students

October 24, 2011

A group of exceptional fourth-year equine veterinary medicine students will receive $2,500 scholarships.... Read More


UK Graduate Spotlight: Katheryn Cerny

October 22, 2011

Katheryn Cerny will complete her master's in veterinary science at the University of Kentucky in early 2012.... Read More


Merck Renews Subscriptions to The Horse for AAEVT Members

October 19, 2011

Merck Animal Health has renewed one-year subscriptions to The Horse magazine for all members of the AAEVT.... Read More


Veterinarians Accompany Eventers to Pan Am Games

October 16, 2011

Vets from B.W. Furlong and Associates will accompany the U.S. and Canadian Eventing Teams to the Pan Am Games.... Read More


Postcard from the AMMVEE Congress

October 08, 2011

More than 400 veterinarians attended September's AMMVEE Congress, which took place in Guanajato, Mexico. ... Read More


Commentary: Pay Attention to Regenerative Medicine

October 02, 2011

James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, shares his views on stem cells and regenerative medicine in equine medicine.... Read More


Methodologies for Assessing Horses' Quality of Life Needed

October 02, 2011

Objective methods to help veterinarians address horses' quality of life have yet to be developed.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.


A Day in the Life of a Mobile Equine Vet

October 01, 2011

Hop behind the wheel with Dr. Sarah Link as she serves the rural Maryland horse community.... Read More


Equine Alternative Medicine Gaining Steam in Vet Schools

September 30, 2011

Alternative medicine coursework in equine veterinary education has increased about 30% in the past decade.... Read More


Pfizer Animal Health Scholarship Returns in 2012

September 29, 2011

Up to 300 scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to assist students in all areas of veterinary medicine.... Read More


AAEP Releases Performance Horse Treatment Guidelines

September 22, 2011

The AAEP released guidelines for veterinarians treating horses competing in athletic events other than racing.... Read More


AAEP Names Thomas Hoyme, DVM, August Good Works Honoree

September 21, 2011

Hoyme provides low-cost health services and helps make "difficult decisions" for True Innocents Equine Rescue.... Read More