Veterinary Practice


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


Rutgers ESC Launches Initiative to Support Research Herd

September 19, 2011

The 23 mares that make up the Rutgers University research herd are now available for sponsorship.... Read More

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons), and her four research horses.


UK Graduate Spotlight: Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons)

September 18, 2011

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons) is persuing her master's in Animal Science (emphasis in Equine Nutrition).... Read More


Lecture: Regulation of Muscle Mass in Horses

September 17, 2011

Kristine Urschel, PhD, discussed factors that regulate equine muscle protein accretion and relevant research.... Read More


Epiglottic Abnormalities in Nonracehorses: A Review

September 16, 2011

Researchers review the characteristics and impact of epiglottic abnormalities in nonracehorses.... Read More


AAEP Calls for Final "Good Works" Nominations

September 15, 2011

The AAEP is accepting final nominations for their Good Works For Horses Campaign until Sept. 30.... Read More


2011 AAEP Convention on the Horizon

September 07, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention will take place Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More


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


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


Post-Surgery Prognosis in Horses

September 01, 2011

When a horse needs surgery, what's his prognosis for a full recovery? What problems can occur during recovery?... Read More


Case Study: Stifle Lameness in Tennessee Walking Horse

August 30, 2011

Follow along with the diagnosis of subtle lameness in this two-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse in training.... Read More

Dr. Laurie Lawrence


Laurie Lawrence Recognized with ASAA Fellow Award

August 26, 2011

Laurie Lawrence, PhD, received the American Society of Animal Science Fellow Award for research achievements.... Read More


AAEP Good Works Honoree Provides Care to 'Hooved Heroes'

August 25, 2011

July honoree Ron Genovese, VMD, helps therapeutic riding horses at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center.... Read More


Are High-Speed Treadmills Safe for Horses?

August 23, 2011

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


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


Equine Veterinarians Most Likely to Contract MRSA

August 13, 2011

Equine veterinarians are 23 times more likely to contract antibiotic-resistant bacteria than horse owners.... Read More


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


Hambletonian Festival Continues Veterinary Education

August 09, 2011

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


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