Veterinary Practice


Harmonski, Wilson Receive 2011 Good Works for Horses Award

December 07, 2011

The pair was recognized for their commitment to serving equine veterinary needs at Mylestone Equine Rescue.... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Endocrinopathic Laminitis Prevalence

December 03, 2011

Endocrinopathic laminitis might be more common in horses affected by endocrine disease than once believed.... Read More


Milne Lecture on Epidemiology (AAEP 2011)

December 02, 2011

Learn how vets and horse owners can more critically and accurately evaluate horse health information.... Read More


Understanding Chronic Pain

December 01, 2011

Chronic pain can't be ignored, as it negatively impacts both a horse's physiology and his mental health.... Read More


AAEP Convention Attracts 6,400 to San Antonio

November 30, 2011

Nearly 6,400 veterinary professionals, guests, and exhibitors attended the 2011 meeting.... Read More


AAEP Convention Attendees Assist at Therapeutic Riding Cente

November 29, 2011

Laura Smiley grasped the waistline of 13-year-old Branbt Franco's jeans as they paced along a fencel... Read More


Low-Dose Corticosteroids for Treating Acute Laminitis

November 28, 2011

Corticosteroids' benefits (when used appropriately, in low doses) should outweigh the risks.... Read More


Jill Beech, VMD, Named AAEP Distinguished Educator

November 22, 2011

Beech has influenced the careers of thousands of students and young faculty members at Penn Vet.... Read More


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


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

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


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