World Equine Veterinary Association

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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

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LeBlanc Receives WEVA Lifetime Achievement Award

November 25, 2011

Michelle LeBlanc, DVM, Dipl. ACT, received the award at the 2011 WEVA Congress in Hyderbad, India.... Read More

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Blikslager Honored for Work in Equine Pain Management

November 15, 2011

Blikslager was selected by an international panel chaired by David Hodgson, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, FACSM.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.

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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

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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

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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

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Commentary: 2011 WEVA Congress Features World Class Vets

May 08, 2011

The 12th WEVA Congress is scheduled to be held in the historic city of Hyderabad, India, Nov. 2-6, 2011. ... Read More

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Commentary: World Vet Year and the Horse

April 09, 2011

The year 2011 marks the 250th anniversary of the so-called "modern" veterinary profession.... Read More

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WEVA's Intermediate Meeting in Hungary

July 10, 2010

WEVA held an intermediate meeting May 28-29 in Debrecen, the second largest city of Hungary.... Read More

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World Equine Vets Head to Eastern Europe

March 03, 2010

A meeting for equine veterinarians to be held May 28-29 in Debrecen, Hungary, will serve as a platform to bring education to veterinarians in surrounding countries in Middle and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Serbi... Read More

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World Equine Veterinarians Meet (WEVA 2009)

January 28, 2010

A summary of the the 2009 WEVA Congress that was held in Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil.... Read More

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World Vets Meet

January 01, 2010

The 2009 World Equine Veterinary Association Congress included discussions of Rhodococcus equi, which causes foal pneumonia; sleep disorders and seizures; guttural pouch problems; late-term abortion; and tendon sheath problems/lameness.... Read More

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International Spread of Disease Reviewed for World Equine Vets

December 08, 2009

Increased worldwide movement of equids means increased potential for spread of horse diseases. The impact of a disease outbreak on the health of the animals in a country, as well as the health of the country's economy, was evidenced with... Read More

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Emerging Neurologic Syndromes Discussed at World Equine Vet Meeting

November 27, 2009

"The more we look for neurologic signs, the more we discover new syndromes," said I.G. Joe Mayhew, BVSc, FRCVS, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, ECVN, head of Equine Massey and professor of Equine Studies at Massey University in New Zealand, at the... Read More

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Botulism Reviewed for World Equine Vets

November 23, 2009

An overview of botulism was given at the 2009 WEVA Congress by Nathan M. Slovis DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, CHT (certified in hyperbaric oxygen therapy), director of the McGee Critical Care and Medical Center at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in... Read More

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Guttural Pouch Anatomy, Problems Reviewed for World Equine Vets

November 08, 2009

Guttural pouches are more than just ill-defined air-filled vats located somewhere in the horse's head, said Julie Fjeldborg, DVM, PhD, an associate professor in the department of large animal sciences at the University of Copenhagen,... Read More

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Late Term Abortion in Mares Reviewed for World Equine Veterinarians

November 07, 2009

Failure to conceive and early embryonic death both negatively impact the equine breeding industry; however, late-term abortions also occur and should not be ignored, said Michelle M. LeBlanc, DMV, Dipl. ACT, from Rood & Riddle Equine... Read More

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World Equine Vet Congress Heading to India in 2011

November 05, 2009

The 2011 World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) Congress has been awarded to India. This decision follows three WEVA intermediate meetings held at various venues in India since 2003. At the 2011 Congress, WEVA will feature its first day o... Read More

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Tendon Sheaths as a Source of Lameness in Horses

November 04, 2009

Tendons can be an important source of lameness in athletic horses, but issues with the tendon's sheath--the thin connective tissue wrapped around the tendons, containing synovial fluid--shouldn't be overlooked as another potential... Read More

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Horse Sleep Disorders and Seizures Reviewed for Equine Vets

November 02, 2009

If you have ever witnessed a horse having a so-called "episodic event," you aren't likely to soon forget it, particularly if the event occurred while the horse was under saddle. Episodic events are defined here as unusual or... Read More

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Genetic Diseases in Horses Reviewed for World Equine Vets

October 31, 2009

While genetic diseases exist in a number of horse breeds, many researchers have focused expressly on issues occurring in the Quarter Horse breed. Thanks to their efforts, genetic tests for several disorders specific to this breed are now... Read More

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Management of Horses with Diarrhea Reviewed for World Equine Vets

October 30, 2009

Bacteria such as Salmonella or Clostridium can wreak havoc on a horse's gastrointestinal tract, causing massive losses of water, electrolytes, and proteins. The result? Diarrhea. A smelly, watery, life-threatening... Read More

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Thai Equine Vets Participate in WEVA Conference

September 25, 2009

The World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA), in association with the Veterinary Practitioners’ Association of Thailand (VPAT), arranged an equine conference in Bangkok, Thailand, held Aug. 7-9 for approximately 24 Thai equine practitioners an... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Researcher Award Nominations Sought

August 05, 2009

Nominations are being sought for the 10th Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health Applied Equine Research Award. The award recognizes outstanding research conducted in a specific field of applied equine science over the past five years. The 2009... Read More

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The Horse Partners with World Equine Veterinary Association

June 16, 2009

An exciting education and outreach partnership has been formed between The Horse and the World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA). The two groups will work together to educate veterinarians and other industry professionals about the... Read More