Working With a Veterinarian

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The Importance of USDA-Accredited Vets

July 02, 2014

Equine practitioners accredited by the USDA help monitor emerging diseases and movement of horses.... Read More

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10 Hot Weather Horse Care Tips

June 20, 2014

Janet Johnston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, shares 10 tips to keep horses comfy and safe in the summer heat.... Read More

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Buck Brannaman on How to Prepare Your Horse for a Vet Visit

June 19, 2014

Clinician Buck Brannaman shares what you need to know to get a horse ready for a veterinary exam.... Read More

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Equine MRI

June 18, 2014

Learn why MRI is considered the "gold standard" for diagnosing equine lamenesses.... Read More

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How Do I Get My Horse to Behave for the Veterinarian?

May 27, 2014

My mare is very difficult to give shots to. Do you have any tips on how to get her to accept shots better? ... Read More

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Breaking Down Ethics and Equine Medicine

May 15, 2014

Whether a vet is practicing or working in research, ethics play a central role in his or her decision-making.... Read More

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Equine Health, Security Protocols for Ky. Derby Outlined

April 29, 2014

Churchill Downs outlined its enhanced security measures for horses competing in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. ... Read More

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I Have Too Many Horses

April 21, 2014

How do you juggle caring for and managing multiple horses?... Read More

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10 Equine Vaccination and Wellness Resources on TheHorse.com

April 17, 2014

Here are 10 important vaccination and equine wellness resources available for free on TheHorse.com.... Read More

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Foaling Horses: 101 to 911

April 08, 2014

During and after foaling are two of the most critical times in a neonate and his mother's lives.... Read More

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Giving Back to the Horse Industry with Volunteer Time

March 25, 2014

Log your volunteer hours to help TheHorse.com's community reach 100,000 minutes of service!... Read More

The work therapy horses such as Elliot perform is priceless; their health and welfare should be, as well.

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Therapeutic Riding Horse Health

March 20, 2014

Like any equine athlete, therapy horses require specialized training, care, and management. ... Read More

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Buck Brannaman on Horse Herd Behavior and Yielding Softly

March 14, 2014

Brannaman said owners need to train their horses to yield softly to their humans--including veterinarians.... Read More

Equine clinicians and veterinary students at the CSU Equine Hospital, within the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, use ultrasound to evaluate a patient for lameness. CSU clinical services for horses are provided through Equine Medicine and Surgery, Equine Field Service, Equine Sports Medicine, the Equine Reproduction Laboratory, and the Orthopaedic Research Center.

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Tour: CSU Equine Veterinary Programs

March 12, 2014

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Colorado State University's equine veterinary programs.... Read More

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Why a Veterinarian Should Vaccinate Your Horse

March 10, 2014

Why can't we give our horses their vaccines ourselves? My barn friend said my shots won't count.... Read More

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Injection Objection: Adverse Vaccine Reactions

March 04, 2014

Having a plan in case of an adverse reaction can help your horse stay comfortable following vaccination.... Read More

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I Love My Veterinarian Because...

February 27, 2014

Why do you love your vet? ... Read More

Dr. Janean Fidel and Radiology Technician Rob Huston position a horse on WSU's linear accelerator in preparation for treating a mass with radiation therapy.

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Tour: Washington State University's Vet School

February 26, 2014

Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine offers equine research and clinical care.... Read More

The University of California, Davis, (UC Davis) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital’s (VMTH) equine facilities include a 50-stall barn, a 10-stall intensive care unit (ICU), a neonatal ICU, and an infectious disease ICU that is isolated from the main facilities to prevent the spread of infection. The hospital also houses several examination and surgery rooms.

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Tour: UC Davis' Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

February 19, 2014

Here's a look into the equine health and research programs at the University of California, Davis.... Read More

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Diagnosing Unusual Hock Lameness

February 17, 2014

Because each hock lameness case is unique, it isn't always easy to pinpoint the cause of the unsoundness.... Read More

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What's in a Test?

February 10, 2014

Diagnostic testing is rarely a one-size-fits-all proposition. Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Important Colic Observations

February 07, 2014

Owners can help their vets diagnose colic by offering the afflicted horse's complete health history. ... Read More

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine diagnostic and clinical services.

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Tour: Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

February 05, 2014

OSU's Lois Bates Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine services.... Read More

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Considerations for Managing Emaciated Horses

February 05, 2014

Body condition affects a horse's health status. Learn about specific health concerns for emaciated horses.... Read More

And even with preventive measures, snowballs can build up. Protect your horse from slipping and injury by removing snow and ice from his hooves as it builds up.

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Don't Ignore Your Horse's Hooves this Winter and Spring

February 04, 2014

Don't neglect your horse's hoof care, or your horse could be at risk for some serious foot problems.... Read More