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KHC Supports Gelding Clinic at Kentucky Horse Park

April 20, 2012

Sixteen colts or stallions were gelded at the March 10 low-cost gelding clinic.... Read More

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Evidence-Based Equine Sarcoid Treatments Reviewed

April 19, 2012

Despite the numerous sarcoid treatment choices available, no modality is 100% effective in producing a cure.... Read More

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Pigeon Fever in Horses Update

April 19, 2012

The Texas Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory tallied more than 150 positive pigeon fever cultures in 2011.... Read More

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'Pinch Grafting' for Equine Lower Limb Wounds (AAEP 2011)

April 12, 2012

Vets can perform pinch grafts easily in the field and as successfully as when using other types of grafting.... Read More

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Why Too Much Deworming Can be a Bad Thing

April 08, 2012

All horses' health can be compromised by the development of parasite resistance to dewormers.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Sleep Deprivation

April 04, 2012

Sleep deprivation is an important, but not fully understood, equine health condition.... Read More

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Equine Colic Management and Long-Term Survival

April 01, 2012

Colic survival rates have improved greatly over the years, but timely treatment and diligent aftercare still a... Read More

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Cisplatin and Vaccination

April 01, 2012

My gelding was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in his third eyelid. He'll be starting cisplatin injecti... Read More

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UF's 2012 Healthy Horses Conference Scheduled for April 28

March 30, 2012

Topics will include an equine herpesvirus update, rehabilitating lameness injuries, and preventative care.... Read More

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Delayed Suturing for Equine Lower Limb Wounds (AAEP 2011)

March 30, 2012

Delayed wound closure involves suturing wounds four to five days after injury. ... Read More

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Rood & Riddle to Provide Veterinary Services in New York

March 29, 2012

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will open a satellite ambulatory division in upstate New York effective April 1.... Read More

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Granulation Tissue Management in the Horse (AAEP 2011)

March 28, 2012

Equine wounds need to be managed carefully to prevent the development of exuberant granulation tissue.... Read More

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Weather Conditions "Ripe" for WNV Activity

March 28, 2012

West Nile is spread by mosquitoes, which thrive in the warm, wet conditions some have experienced recently.... Read More

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Equine NSAID Use: Indications and Complications

March 21, 2012

Even when NSAIDs are used appropriately, the drugs can still prove damaging to the patient.... Read More

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Morrisville State College Opens New Equine Rehab Center

March 20, 2012

A public open house is scheduled for April 28, from noon to 3 p.m. at the equine rehabilitation center.... Read More

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New Insulin Resistance Test Method for Horses (AAEP 2011)

March 20, 2012

The new test correlated well with the conventional insulin-sensitivity test and it was repeatable.... Read More

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Post-Colic Care

March 19, 2012

If you horse has colicked in the past, what can you do to help prevent it from happening again?... Read More

Supporting limb laminitis was a secondary complication of Barbaro's catastrophic orthopedic injury, but the complications and pain from laminitis led to the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner's euthanasia.

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Benefits of Casts for Severe Horse Limb Injuries (AAEP 2011)

March 18, 2012

An equine surgeon described an improved casting technique to reduce cast complications. ... Read More

Images taken at 24 and 72 hours post-injection in the digital flexor tendon sheath showed a significantly increased amount of synovial fluid than the pre-injection images, which could be interpreted as joint swelling.

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Local Anesthesia's Effect on MRIs of Horse Feet (AAEP 2011)

March 17, 2012

Researchers recently examined whether diagnostic anesthesia could skew the results of equine foot MRIs.... Read More

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Vaccinate Early to Combat Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis

March 15, 2012

With its high mortality rate and lack of effective treatment, EEE poses a serious threat to the horse health.... Read More

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Standing RLP in Horses Safe, Effective (AAEP 2011)

March 11, 2012

Regional limb perfusion can be performed safely, effectively, and comfortably without general anesthesia.... Read More

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Horse Vaccines in 2012: Where We Stand

March 09, 2012

Horse owners have all the resources needed to ensure a properly vaccinated horse, one researcher said.... Read More

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Horse Health Education Evening in British Columbia, March 14

March 09, 2012

Veterinarians will discuss EHV-1, new diagnostic imaging techniques, and more during the session.... Read More

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New Test for Horses with Retained Testicles (AAEP 2011)

March 09, 2012

The team measured anti-Mullerian hormone in the blood to successfully diagnose chryptorchidism.... Read More

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Take Steps Now to Prevent West Nile Virus in Horses

March 06, 2012

It's important that horse owners consult their vets about WNV prevention options before mosquito season.... Read More