World Equine Veterinary Association


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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