World Equine Veterinary Association

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WEVA Visits Thailand

June 29, 2014

WEVA members presented on equine abdominal surgery during the Veterinary Practitioners of Thailand meeting. ... Read More

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EHV-4 Reported in Chile for First Time

June 06, 2014

Officials consider this very important due to the possible economic impact on the country's racing industry.... Read More

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Transporting Your Horse to a Warmer Climate

April 06, 2014

Here's what to to consider when moving horses to hot places, from new feed options to a risk of hyperthermia.... Read More

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Does My Horse Drink or Urinate Too Much?

March 09, 2014

The possibility that a horse is drinking and/or urinating excessively is a common concern among horse owners.... Read More

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Horse Health Concerns: Equine Rhinitis Virus and Coronavirus

February 14, 2014

Veterinarians and horse owners should remain vigilant for these two relatively new horse health challenges.... Read More

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Could Stress Cause Gastric Ulcers in Performance Horses?

January 05, 2014

Researchers are studying the ill-defined syndrome of "stress" and its potential role in ulcer development.... Read More

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Commentary: Fourth CVC Features First Equine Track

November 29, 2013

Dr. Chris Riggs shares his thoughts on the recent Chinese Veterinary Conference's equine track.... Read More

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2013 WEVA Congress in the Books

November 03, 2013

More than 500 attendees from 49 countries attended the 2013 WEVA Congress, held in Budapest, Oct. 3-5. ... Read More

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2013 Merial Applied Equine Research Award Nominations Sought

July 06, 2013

The 2013 award will honor advances in the understanding of equine emerging diseases.... Read More

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Program for 2013 WEVA Congress Announced

March 31, 2013

WEVA has announced the final program for the biennial congress in Budapest, Hungary, taking place Oct. 3-5.... Read More

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WEVA Holds Intermediate Meeting in Santiago, Chile

December 24, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of issues including surgical topics and endocrine disorders, such as PPID.... Read More

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Commentary: Have a Plan Before Breeding your Mare

December 03, 2012

It is important to consider everything involved in breeding before bringing another horse into the world.... Read More

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A Closer Look at Treating Stifle Disease in Horses

April 11, 2012

Veterinarians treated horse stifle injuries with corticosteroid injections, stem cell approaches, and surgery.... Read More

Seven people contracted the hendra virus from horses since its discovery in 1994.

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Hendra Virus Update

April 04, 2012

In recent years, a deadly disease--hendra virus--has been making waves in the Australian equine industry.... Read More

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Spontaneous Quarter Crack? Check for Sheared Heels

March 19, 2012

One researcher says that it is very rare to see a spontaneous quarter crack not associated with sheared heels.... Read More

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Control Placentitis to Minimize Late-Term Abortion Chances

January 14, 2012

Veteran broodmares are at risk of placentitis, partly due to anatomic changes from previous foalings.... Read More

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Causes of Red Urine in Horses Reviewed

January 12, 2012

Exercise-associated hematuria, urethral tears, and idiopathic renal hematuria are three less common causes.... Read More

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Does Equine Hoof Shape Have an Effect on Soundness?

January 10, 2012

Certain hoof characteristics can be associated with chronic lameness, while others point to a sound horse.... Read More

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Kidney Diseases in Horses

January 09, 2012

Acute kidney injury, or compromised renal function, is often reversible if treated appropriately and promptly.... Read More

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Understanding Atypical Myopathy

December 30, 2011

Atypical myopathy--a sudden onset of acute muscle pain and damage--is related to pasture rather than exercise.... Read More

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2011 WEVA Congress a Success

December 25, 2011

Equine welfare was one of the themes of the 12th Congress, held Nov. 2-5, 2011, in Hyderabad, India.... Read More

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Diagnosing Equine Ataxia: Go Back to Basics

December 24, 2011

Go back to basics to understand what ataxia is and how to diagnose the cause for ataxia in affected horses.... Read More

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Not all Equine Heart Abnormalities are Abnormal

December 20, 2011

While some equine heart problems can be life- or career-threatening others typically don't impact performance.... Read More

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Practical Tips for Managing Obese Horses and Ponies

December 18, 2011

The ideal way to manage an obese horse or pony is to prevent it from becoming obese in the first place.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries

December 17, 2011

Disease control in developing countries must be cost-effective, practical, and acceptable to livestock owners.... Read More